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

Cirque Musica
Saturday, June 14?

Ben Folds
Saturday, June 21

?The Legends of Classic Rock
Saturday, June 28

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

The O'Jays
Saturday, July 12

The Manhattan Transfer
Saturday, July 19

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, at 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