Support Arkansas Foodbank and get tickets from Arkansas Symphony

Turkey Drive ASO AFBThe Arkansas Symphony Orchestra is holding their popular “Beethoven and Blue Jeans” concert on November 7th and 8th at the Maumelle Performing Arts Center.

Attendees can support the Arkansas Foodbank during the much needed holiday season by dropping off a frozen turkey or other bird  before either concert and as a thank you, turkey donors will receive a pair of free tickets to any future concert from the ASO’s 2015-2016 Season.

The times for the concert are Saturday, November 7, at 7:30pm and Sunday, November 8, at 3pm.  A frozen turkey will help provide a healthy holiday meal to the ONE in FIVE Arkansans struggling with hunger and more importantly help bring families together during this time of year.

Tickets for the “Beethoven & Blue Jeans” concert are available online at and via phone at 501-666-1761 or at the door. Tickets start at $19.

The Arkansas Symphony Orchestra celebrates its 50th season in 2015-2016, under the leadership of Music Director Philip Mann. ASO is the resident orchestra of Robinson Center Music Hall, and performs more than sixty concerts each year for more than 165,000 people through its Stella Boyle Smith Masterworks Series, ACXIOM Pops LIVE! Series, River Rhapsodies Chamber Music Series, and numerous concerts performed around the state of Arkansas, in addition to serving central Arkansas through numerous community outreach programs and bringing live symphonic music education to over 26,000 school children and over 200 schools.

The Arkansas Foodbank, the largest food bank in Arkansas, is a member of Feeding America and the Arkansas Hunger Relief Alliance. Its warehouse in Little Rock and Warren serve approximately 300 food pantries, soup kitchens, shelters, schools, colleges, and other agencies that provide aid directly to hungry Arkansans. Last year, the Foodbank distributed more than 22 million pounds of food to agencies that help feed the hungry. For more information on how you can fight hunger, visit the Foodbank website at