The 15th Annual Les Brown 2022 Big Band Weekend


Les Brown Jr.


Thursday, April 21

The Les Brown Film Festival

7:00 pm 

 Pine Grove Theatre

  213 S.  Tulpehocken St., Pine Grove, PA

The 2nd annual film festival features cinematic appearances of  Les Brown Jr. in specially chosen films rarely publicly seen.  Whether a big band fan or cinema history buff, don’t miss this opportunity to view them in a 1920s renovated historical theatre.


This event is open to the public and admission is FREE.


Friday, April 22

The Les Brown Dance


The M & J Big Band

7:00 – 10:00 pm 

Three hours of dancing to the music of the big band era. Tickets are $10.00; available at the door or for reserve seating call 717-926-2849


Saturday, April 23

The Les Brown Big Band Festival

12:00 – 4:00 pm 

Williams Valley High School

 10330 Route 209, Tower City, PA

The doors open at 11:30 am. Enjoy the music of the big band era continuously in the performing arts auditorium.   Personally meet the special guests and musicians. Food available throughout the day.  Adult admission is $10.00 at the door (which includes a souvenir token); children & students (through college with ID) free.


Special Musical Guests

Les Brown Jr., Band of Renown director

Les Brown Jr.


Les Sr.’s kid brother Stumpy Brown

(via telephone)


Musical Groups: 

The Big Band Sound, Inc.


Williams Valley HS Jazz Band


Town of Renown Jazz Band


2022 Festival Schedule

Main Auditorium

12:00  Welcome by Les Brown Jr.

12:10  Williams Valley HS Jazz Band 

12:45   Town of Renown Jazz Band

1:10     Talk-time with Les Jr. & Stumpy 

1:30     The Big Band Sound, Inc

3:30    Closing remarks


Sunday, April 24

Celebration of Music

 3:00 pm

Church locationTBA

Tower City, PA 17980

This non-denominational worship service will be held  at 3:00 pm and is open to the public.  Special music will be by local  musicians.

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