The Columbus Symphony's Picnic with the Pops concert series features Ben Folds, classic rock

It's almost that time-time to enjoy the Columbus Symphony's annual outdoor summer concert series, Picnic with the Pops.

The lineup is:

Classical Mystery Tour
Friday, June 13
www.ClassicalMysteryTour.com

Cirque Musica
Saturday, June 14?
www.CirqueMusica.com

Ben Folds
Saturday, June 21
www.BenFolds.com

?The Legends of Classic Rock
Saturday, June 28

Patriotic Pops
Saturday, July 5?
Albert-George Schram, conductor

The O'Jays
Saturday, July 12
www.TheOJaysHomePage.com

The Manhattan Transfer
Saturday, July 19
www.ManhattanTransfer.net

The Ohio State University Marching Band?
Friday & Saturday, July 25 & 26?
Albert-George Schram & Jonathan Waters, conductors

General admission presale tickets are $23-get yours at picnicwiththepops.com, at ticketmaster.com or at the CAPA Ticket Center at 39 E. State Street starting May 2, or buy them at the gate for $25. Tickets for children, ages 3 to 14, are $8.

Each concert will begin at 8 p.m. at the Columbus Bicentennial Pavilion in the Columbus Commons. Gates open at 6 p.m., and you can bring your own food and drink, including beer and wine, to the Picnic concerts.

-Taylor Starek, @taylorstarek

Photo courtesy of CAPA