After a tumultuous year in which the Jersey Shore Pops 2020 Summer Concert Series was cancelled due to the coronavirus, the Pops is determined to make its 2021 concert season a memorable experience.
As part of that commitment, the Pops is honored to offer “Celebration”, featuring Music Director Linda Gentille, Concertmistress Susan Elsayed, and local vocal favorite Jacklyn Buckingham. This will be an uplifting variety show with music from Broadway, Gershwin, the Classics and Spiritual favorites. This will be the first concert for the popular orchestra at the legendary Tabernacle.
Showtime is Friday, July 30 at 7:00 PM. As special as the concert itself, the venue is the beautiful and inspirational Ocean City Tabernacle at 550 Wesley Avenue in Ocean City, New Jersey.
All tickets are $37 and can by purchased by calling 1 800-838-3006, or online by visiting www.JerseyShorePops.org. Order tickets early since seating will be limited. The concert will be simulcast on the JerseyShorePops YouTube channel.
Featured Artists include Susan Elsayed, Linda Gentille, and Jacklyn Buckingham. Susan Elsayed is a former concertmistress of the Ocean City Pops, Susan has performed with headliners like Frank Sinatra and Tony Bennett. A classically trained violin virtuoso, Susan is the concertmistress and regular soloist for the Jersey Shore Pops. Linda Gentille is famed for her revolutionary flamenco piano technique, Linda is a world-renowned pianist who shattered attendance records during her cultural tours of China. Linda is the co-founder, music director, arranger, and principal soloist of the Jersey Shore Pops. Jacklyn Buckingham is a fan favorite guest of the Jersey Shore Pops, Jacklyn is a graduate of Montclair State with a B.A. in Theater. An accomplished vocalist, Jacklyn has performed in a variety of musicals, including Les Miserables, The Mystery of Edwin Drood, and Cabaret.
Funding has been made possible in part by the New Jersey State Council on the Arts / Department of State, the National Endowment for the Arts, and the Cape May County Board of Chosen Freeholders through the Cape May County Department of Tourism, Public Information and Culture & Heritage.