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Peter Yarrow and Noel Paul Stookey (of Peter, Paul and Mary)

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The Cleveland Orchestra
Lucas Richman, conductor
Noel Paul Stookey, vocalist
Peter Yarrow, vocalist



The iconic folk trio Peter, Paul, & Mary made music together for nearly 50 years. In this intimate evening of song and reflection, Peter and Paul remember their enduring anthems of social change including "If I Had a Hammer" and "Puff the Magic Dragon," the historic impact they had upon the world of civil liberties, and the woman who completed their triforce of positivity, Mary Travers.

This concert is sponsored by
Great Lakes Brewing Company.

2019 Blossom Season Sponsor: 
The J.M. Smucker Company

Expected set list (subject to change), with selections to be announced from the stage:
"Weave Me the Sunshine"
"Inch by Inch"
"Puff the Magic Dragon"
"It's Magic"
"Day Is Done"
"Don't Laugh at Me"
"Where Have All the Flowers Gone"
"Light One Candle"
Set of Stookey solo selections
Set of Yarrow solo selections
Adagio for Strings, by Samuel Barber (orchestra alone)
"Leaving on a Jet Plane"
"The Kid"
"If I Had a Hammer"

The evening is presented with one intermission, with the overall performance running about two hours.

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Program Books

Information and background about the music are printed in program books distributed free-of-charge at most Cleveland Orchestra concerts. The program notes are usually available on-line ahead of time (see links below).

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Under 18s Free

Introduced for Blossom Music Festival concerts in 2011, The Cleveland Orchestra's “Under 18s Free” program is designed to encourage families to attend Cleveland Orchestra and Blossom Music Festival concerts together.  

For more information on how it works, click here.

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Free parking is available for all Blossom Music Festival concerts.

LAWN TICKET HOLDERS park free on grass lots. 

PAVILION TICKET HOLDERS are eligible for a parking pass or hang tag for one of Blossom's paved lots.  

Pavilion ticket holders who purchase tickets 10 days in advance automatically receive complimentary dated parking hang tags for Blossom’s paid parking lots C-D-E.

Blossom Subscribers receive an undated parking pass for Subscriber Lot B.

Box Seat holders receive complimentary dated parking hang tags for Blossom’s paid parking lot, First Energy Lot A. 

View Blossom Grounds Map
More information about Blossom parking can be found here

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Wine Tastings

The Tasting Room is a new addition to this summer's Blossom Music Festival. Previously housing the Bandwagon Gift Shop and located near the entrance from Parking Lot A, the Tasting Room is open before and after concerts, featuring small bites and a selection of fine wines and spirits.

This event's wine tasting includes:

  • Soda Canyon Wagon Wheel
  • Dancing Coyote Albarino
  • Dancing Coyote Pinot Grigio
  • Eagle Glen Cabernet Sauvignon

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