Ky. Symphony’s Labor Day Weekend Shows Feature “Boy Band” Music

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Music from “boy bands” will be featured in the Kentucky Symphony Orchestra’s (KSO) Labor Day weekend concerts, but the song list will expand beyond the era we usually associate with this kind.

Yes, there will be songs from acts like 98 Degrees, Hanson, the Backstreet Boys and Nsync.

But there will also be older songs from bands like the Beach Boys, the Jackson 5, the Four Seasons and Toto.

Over its three days of shows, Saturday, Sunday and Monday, September 4-6, events will take place in Covington, Fort Thomas and Middletown, Oh. Admission is a suggested donation of $5.

KSO and its 21-piece orchestra will be joined by the No Promises Vocal Band to take audiences through decades of music made famous by boy bands.

No Promise was founded in 2015.

“Popular music over the past 100 years has become very diverse in its sounds, including artists from virtually every social, racial, ethnic and gender background, impacting every gathering, celebration and media, while essentially timestamping every generation,” KSO Music said. Director James Cassidy. “The various subsidiary groups of the KSO allow the KSO to travel in time with its public.”

Performances are scheduled for Saturday, September 4 at 7:30 p.m. at Devou Park in Covington, Sunday, September 5 at 7:30 p.m. at Fort Thomas Tower Park, and Monday, September 6 at 7 p.m. at Woodside Cemetery and Arboretum in Middleton. .

For the Covington show, the TANK shuttle from Covington Catholic High School to Park Hills will begin at 6 p.m. Food trucks will be on site at Ft. Thomas. Bring blankets, picnics or lawn chairs.

-Staff report

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