The San Antonio Symphony’s going British with its next pop concert, set for May 10-11. Live and Let Die – A Symphonic Tribute to the Music of Paul McCartney features music of the beloved singer-songwriter as performed by former Beatlemania front man Tony Kishman with the pops orchestra.
Those who go to the show on Saturday night can add a sense of fun to their evening by hopping on one of the Lion and Rose’s double-decker buses, which will be offering snacks and Saint Arnold’s beer before the music begins, all as a part of the symphony’s Club Coda.
One bus will leave from Lion and Rose’s Stone Oak location, 700 E. Sonterra Blvd., at 5:30 p.m., while another takes off from the Alamo Heights pub, 5148 Broadway, at 6 p.m. Both will be headed to the North Park restaurant, 842 N.W. Loop 410 where appetizers and a cash bar will be offered. At about 7:30 p.m., the buses then leave for the concert at Laurie Auditorium. The buses will return to their originating point after the show.
Tickets for the evening are $50, which includes a ticket for the concert, the bus trip to and from the show, beer on the bus and appetizers. If you already have a ticket to the concert, you can add the bus trip, beers and appetizers for $25. Concert attire of evening cocktail dresses or suits is suggested.
Of course, you can also expect to hear plenty of McCartney music, whether it was his work with the Beatles or with Wings. Some of the songs include “Hey Jude,” “Penny Lane,” “Yesterday,” “My Love,” “Uncle Albert,” “Let It Be,” “Maybe I’m Amazed,” “Hello Good-Bye,” “The Long and Winding Road,” “Get Back,” “Silly Love Songs” and “Live and Let Die.”
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