Swing In The Oaks
Bring your blankets, chairs and picnic fare to this free annual concert Swing In The Oaks on Goldring/Woldenberg Great Lawn on April 16 presented by the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra and City Park.
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What To Expect
The LPO will be collecting food donations for Second Harvest Food Bank – Feeding South Louisiana as part of Orchestras Feeding America. Donations of canned goods or non-perishable food items are encouraged and can be deposited at the LPO tent.
Past musical selections have included traditional classics and modern favorites: “Light Cavalry Overture”, music from Carmen Suite, selections from Phantom of the Opera, “Strike Up the Band”, “Muppet Medley”, a traditional New Orleans Medley, “Big Band Fantasy”, Irving Berlin – A Symphonic Portrait, and “Stars and Stripes Forever”.
City Park will offer food and drinks for purchase.
Please note: While the sounds of LPO can be heard throughout the park and there are no bad seats, plan to arrive early if you want a spot near the orchestra.
This free event is popular! Free parking available throughout the park; Dreyfous and Victory are closed during this event.
Don’t miss your chance to win two LPO Bronze Pass Subscriptions (5 concerts) at Swing in the Oaks! LPO Prelude is hosting their 2nd annual Prelude Picnicscape contest. Go all out with your picnic or tablescape at Swing in the Oaks, follow the LPO, and share your set up on Instagram with the hashtag #LPOprelude to enter! More details to come.
Just across Victory Drive in the New Orleans Botanical Garden, the annual Earth Day event is happening before Swing in the Oaks. Stop by this free event to learn about being green and for music and educational lectures then head to the Swing in the Oaks! Learn more here.
Future dates: April 21, 2020 and April 20, 2021