Classical music with classical literature: New Drive Up Concerts

We’ve seen a number of pop up drive in movies and concerts since the reopening from Covid shutdown. Now the Shreveport Symphony Orchestra (SSO), Bossier Parish Library and Shreve Memorial Library are coming together for four classical drive up concerts featuring the SSO’s Brass Quintet, Woodwind Quintet and String Quartet. The size of the parking lot at each library branch determines how many people can attend yet each performance is free and open to the public.

Schedule of Classical Drive Up Concerts…

Friday, September 25 at 5:00 pm with the Brass Quintet at the Hamilton/South Caddo Branch, 2111 Bert Kouns Industrial Loop

Saturday, September 26 at 11:00 am with the Woodwind Quintet at the Broadmoor Branch, 1212 Captain Shreve Drive

Thursday, October 1 at 11:00 am with the Woodwind Quintet at Benton Branch, 115 Courthouse Dr., Benton

Thursday, October 8 at 4:00 pm with String Quartet at Aulds Branck, 3950 Wayne Ave., Bossier City

Friday, October 9 at 5:00 pm with Brass Quintet at Tooke Branch, 451 Fairview Point Rd., Elm Grove

Tuesday, October 13 at 4:00 pm with the String Quartet at the Cedar Grove-Line Avenue Branch, 8303 Line Avenue

Tuesday, October 20 at 4:00 pm with the Woodwind Quintet at East 80 Branch, 1050 Bellveue Rd., Haughton

Friday, November 6 at 4:00 pm with the Brass Quintet at the North Shreveport Branch, 4844 North Market Street

Thursday, December 10 at 11:00 am with the Brass Quintet at the Haughton Branch, 116 Wes McKinley

Everyone who attend these drive up classical concerts is encouraged to remain in their vehicles. Or you may sit in appropriately social-distanced spaces. Bring some snacks and have a picnic while listening to great classical music or check out some classical literature from the library to read while they play. For more information, follow the event on Facebook.

Related Topic: Check out more concerts in the area on our Calendar page.

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