Symphony in the Sky
Symphony in the Sky is back for its fifth year, Tuesday, October 18th, with disco’s greatest hits An elevated downtown evening of entertainment, to support ASO’s music education programs Lafayette, LA – Acadiana Symphony Orchestra’s Symphony in the Sky is back for its fifth year on Tuesday, October 18, with Symphony Night Fever – an evening of disco’s greatest hits, performed by the Symphony and local guest vocalists, on top of the Vermilion Street parking garage, in downtown Lafayette, at 5:30pm. Each year, Symphony in the Sky offers a unique presentation of popular music by contemporary artists, set against the Lafayette skyline, while attendees enjoy dinner and cocktails. This year’s event will feature favorite songs of the disco-era, performed alongside the extraordinary vocal talents of Sharona Thomas, Julie Williams, Jared Price, and Ray Boudreaux. Every premium table and duet ticket holder will enjoy complimentary food catered by Central Pizza, bottomless beer and wine, and access to specially curated vendor booths, including Bailey’s Cigar Room, Acadian Estates & Custom jewelry, Socialight Photobooth, gold leaf henna body art, and a selfie station. Premium tables are already sold out. Duet tickets are available at www.acadianasymphony.org. “Since the inception of the first event five years ago, Symphony in the Sky has been consistently lauded as one of the most unique and fun ‘night on the town’ experiences in Lafayette – and each year, we work hard to make it more magical and exciting than the last,” said Dana Baker, ASO’s Executive Director. “Symphony in the Sky combines great food and an elegant setting, with the fun of listening to popular music as interpreted by the Symphony. There’s no other event in town quite like it.” Symphony in the Sky is ASO’s signature fall fundraising event to support its music education programs, including Symphony in the Schools and After School Strings – which aim to provide access to Symphonic concerts and after-school music lessons, free of charge, to Lafayette Parish School System students. ASO’s broader conservatory and music education components also offer high-quality learning opportunities for musicians of all ages to advance their talents and passions. ASO relies on the vital support of the community to continue its mission, and provide exceptional music experiences to Acadiana. Symphony in the Sky is presented by Service Chevrolet Cadillac, and sponsored in part by Home Bank (Skyline Stage Partner), Rudick Construction Group (Sun Setter Photo Booth Partner), The Gleason Group (Boozie Koozie Partner), The Better Living Group (Selfie in the Sky – Selfie Station Partner), and Madeleine Groth, DDS (Fanfare Partner). ASO’s mission is to bolster our cultural economy and uphold unparalleled civic value through the power and joy of music, by providing excellence in orchestral performances of diverse repertoire, and educational experiences to inspire and enrich our future generations, thus creating a vibrant community in which to live and work. Buy tickets and learn about ASO’s music education programs at www.acadianasymphony.org.