West Virginia Symphony Orchestra to present Lee Greenwood

Photo Provided Lee Greenwood and his band is joining with the West Virginia Symphony Orchestra.

CHARLESTON — The West Virginia Symphony Orchestra is presenting its first Super Pops in almost 20 years as Lee Greenwood and his band joins the Symphony in the newly renovated Charleston Coliseum & Convention Center on Oct. 20.

“It will be a spectacular evening with American icon Lee Greenwood and the West Virginia Symphony Orchestra at the newly remodeled Convention Center,” said music director Lawrence Loh. “I can’t wait to welcome our audience to this exciting venue for our Super Pops!”

The evening will begin with doors opening at 6:30 p.m. A short performance from the WV Youth Symphony will start at 7 p.m. with the concert to follow at 8 p.m. Greenwood and the Symphony will present a range of familiar classics, including Greenwood’s well known “God Bless the U.S.A.”

Tickets for the concert start at $25 and are available online at wvsymphony.org or through the Charleston Coliseum & Convention Center box office at 304-345-1500. Floor table seating and sponsor tables are available for purchase exclusively through the WV Symphony offices at 304-957-9880 or via email at amcdonald@wvsymphony.org

A dinner buffet will be served prior to the concert presented by Distinctive Gourmet. Tickets for the buffet are $29.99 a person and can be purchased through the Charleston Coliseum & Convention Center box office at 304-345-1500. The buffet will be open from 5:30-7:30 p.m. and include hot and cold appetizers and salads, as well as a variety of entrees, sides and dessert.

The West Virginia Symphony Orchestra is described as West Virginia’s premier performing arts organization, presenting classical, pops, family and chamber-music concerts annually throughout the Mountain State.

Currently in its 79th season, the WVSO provides affordable, high-quality concerts, collaborations with West Virginia arts organizations and a nationally award-winning education program, officials said.