We’ve finally bid farewell to the hot summer days and are impatiently waiting for arguably the most fun holiday of the year to come with its spook-tacular traditions and festivities. Luckily, Halloween is only a few weeks away and Candlelight is gifting the Californian city of Salinas with a hauntingly beautiful tribute right in time for spooky season.
In celebration of the bewitching holiday, the popular concert series is reimagining some of the most iconic horror film scores and eerie Halloween songs that just make the hair stand up on the back of your neck. From the “Halloween” and “Ghostbusters” theme to Charles Gounod’s “Funeral March of a Marionette”, listen to Halloween favorites at the atmospherically chilling Salinas Valley Community Church amid a sea of twinkling candles.
Candlelight invites you to celebrate spooky season listening to some of the most iconic horror movie soundtracks and horror-themed songs. Whether we like it or not, these eerie melodies have haunted our darkest thoughts and nightmares since the first time we heard them. They immediately transport us to intense, terrifying and tension filled scenes. So, really there’s no better way to celebrate the spooky holiday.
From The Exorcist’s “Tubular Bells” and John Carpenter’s “Halloween” theme to Schubert’s “Der Erlkönig”, the talented musicians of Listeso String Quartet will give you their take on chilling cult classics.
Don’t miss out on a haunting Candlelight concert in celebration of one of the most beloved holidays of the year. This Halloween, head to Salinas Valley Community Church and add a new plan to your spooky season festivities. There are two concerts scheduled for 6:30pm and 9:00pm and doors open 60 minutes prior to the show.