Announcing Holiday by the Bay 2018

Monday, December 17, 2018, 7:30pm Join The Panama City POPS Orchestra for a joyous evening of your favorite holiday music at the Orchestra’s temporary home, Gretchen Nelson Scott Fine Arts Center, 501 Mosley Drive, Lynn Haven, FL 32444. ADMISSION is FREE Limited seating. You must have a ticket to attend. Free tickets available Saturday, Dec. 8 – Saturday, Dec. 15, 10:00am – 4:00pm at Panama … Read More

The POPS meets Southern Rock’n’Blues in October

This concert was cancelled due to Hurricane Michael. The POPS meets Southern Rock’n’Blues on stage for a rousing night in SweetBay’s beautiful Academy Square Park! The Allman Goldflies Band Goes Pops October 13, 2018 | 6:00 PM | FREE Founders Pavilion, 1980 Discovery Loop, Panama City, FL   SOUTHERN ROCK AND POPS MAKE FOR A SWEET SOUND On the eve of the Panama City … Read More

28 September 2018 – A Dinner Theatre Show to Benefit Panama City POPS Orchestra

The Greatest Hits of Billy Joel & Elton John Performed by: Chaz Butler – Keys & Vocals Mo Dee – Drums Michael Thompson – Bass/Vocals Clark Downs – Guitar/Vocals Jason Bennit – Sax/Vocals Kathleen Lacour – BG Vocals James Austin – Synth/Vocals 28 September 2018, 5:30 PM Live at the Barn at the Wicked Wheel $100 tickets include a smoked prime rib dinner with … Read More

Beach Home for the Holidays 2017

Nothing sparks the holiday spirit more than holiday music. The POPS performs this sparkling holiday celebration with the joyous holiday music you know and love. It’s fun! It’s festive! And it’s free! Friday November 24 6 PM Aaron Bessant Park Get all the details at


“Big City Music” is the theme for The Panama City POPS Orchestra’s 22nd season, inspired, in part, by the title of the artwork that will embellish the organization’s marketing materials. “For the past ten years The POPS has collaborated with the local arts community to tie the performing arts to the visual arts,” states POPS Board President, Tammala Spencer.  “A generous artist donates his … Read More


On the eve of what would have been his 70th birthday, rock and roll monolith David Bowie will be celebrated with a musical tribute by the Panama City POPS Orchestra. Saturday, January 7, The POPS will perform Windborne’s “The Music of David Bowie” at the Marina Civic Center. Tickets range from $39.50 to $19.50 and are on sale now at and at the … Read More

Featured in Panama City Living Magazine

Dr. David Ott is featured in Panama City Living magazine. You can read the article, “Prelude: Dr. David Ott, Conductor of the Panama City POPS Orchestra” on their website.

Panama City POPS “Ports O’ Call” Itinerary

Conductor and Music Director David Ott is at the helm and excitement is in the air as The Panama City POPS Orchestra hoists its sails on its 2016-2017 season, Saturday, October 15, 7:30pm at the Marina Civic Center, and performs “Ports O’ Call,” a unique musical tour spanning three continents courtesy of Bay County’s local orchestra. Opening the evening and making his Panama City POPS official … Read More

Panama City POPS Orchestra Takes Journey to the Aaron Bessant Park Stage

The official 2016-2017 season opener for The Panama City POPS Orchestra will take place on Saturday, October 15 at the Marina Civic Center, but POPS fans will get a sneak peek at what’s in store for the new season when the orchestra performs Windborne’s The Music of Journey this Saturday during the Chasin’ the Sun Music Festival at Aaron Bessant Park. Admission to the … Read More

Welcome to our New Website

It’s official! The new website is online. Our re-designed site has lots of new features including: More information Social sharing features A mobile responsive layout A blog for important updates We hope you enjoy!

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