A Symphonic Rock Show for the Foothills Pops Series Finale 

HICKORY, N.C. (May 3, 2022) – Western Piedmont Symphony (WPS) presents its last Foothills Pops concert of the 2021-2022 season – “The Music of Led Zeppelin” – on Saturday, May 21, 2022, at 7:30 p.m. at the J.E. Broyhill Civic Center in Lenoir.


Western Piedmont Symphony will perform the classic rock songs of Led Zeppelin joined onstage by the Jeans N’ Classics Band. This legendary symphonic rock show will be conducted by WPS Music Director Matthew Troy and will showcase epic hit songs “In the Evening Days,” “All of My Love,” “Good Times Bad Times,” “Over the Hills and Far Away,” “Kashmir,” and many more.


Jeans ’n Classics (JnC) is a group of musicians who understand orchestra culture and are committed to help in the building of younger, loyal audiences for symphony orchestras across North America. For 23 years now, the JnC approach to combining world class rock musicians and symphonies has been a game changer for orchestras in their quest to attract new and more expansive audiences.


“I am thrilled to work with the Jeans ‘n Classics Band again. They are known nationwide for their high-quality symphonic rock shows. This performance will feature all of the greatest hits by Led Zeppelin, backed by our very own Western Piedmont Symphony. You don’t want to miss it!” noted Western Piedmont Symphony’s music director Matthew Troy.


Western Piedmont Symphony Foothills Pops “The Music of Led Zeppelin” is sponsored by the Broyhill Family Foundation, Graystone Eye, United Arts Council of Catawba County, and North Carolina Arts Council.


Foothills Pops tickets are $25-50; students $10 (17 & under or w/valid student ID). Purchase by visiting WPSymphony.org/Tickets or call 828.324.8603. J.E. Broyhill Civic Center COVID-19 health and safety protocols will be observed. The J.E. Broyhill Civic Center is located at  1913 Hickory Blvd., Lenoir, NC 28645. 


About Western Piedmont Symphony:

For 57 years, the Western Piedmont Symphony (WPS) has enriched and engaged the communities of Western North Carolina through high quality symphonic music with creative, relevant performances and educational opportunities for all ages. The Western Piedmont Symphony is supported by the North Carolina Arts Council and is a funded affiliate of the United Arts Council of Catawba County. Business offices are located on the SALT Block at 243 Third Avenue NE, Hickory. Box Office hours are 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Mon. – Fri. For more information about the Western Piedmont Symphony, call 828-324-8603, visit WPSymphony.org, or email [email protected]. Follow Western Piedmont Symphony on Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, or Twitter.                    

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