The 13th Annual Les Brown Big Band Weekend

salutes

Doris Day

and her years with the Band of Renown

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Friday, April 25

The Les Brown Film Festival

7:00 pm 

 Pine Grove Theatre

  213 S.  Tulpehocken St., Pine Grove, PA

http://www.pinegrovetheatre.com/index.html

New to the Les Brown Weekend, the film festival features cinematic appearances of  Les, Doris, and the Band of Renown in specially chosen films rarely publicly seen.  Whether a 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.

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Friday, April 26

The Les Brown Dance

after hours

7:00 – 10:00 pm 

Tower City American Legion

  2 Clarks Valley Road, Tower City, PA

With

After Hours Big Band

http://www.theafterhoursbigband.com/

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

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Saturday, April 27

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 11:30am. Enjoy the music of the big band era on-stage and in the food court. Personally meet the special guests and musicians. Food available throughout the day.  Adult admission is $10.00 at the door; children & students (through college with ID) free.

Special Musical Guests

Mistress of Ceremonies:  Bonnie Bowden

Website: www.BonnieBowden.com

FB: www.facebook.com/BonnieBowdenSinger

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Les’ kid brother Stumpy Brown

(via telephone)

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Musical Groups: 

Swing Fever 

https://www.swingfeverband.com/

Town of Renown Orchestra

http://www.facebook.com/WVAJB/?ref=br_rs

Brooke Unger & Randy Wiscount

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2018 Festival Schedule

Main auditorium

12:00  Welcome by Bonnie Bowden & Stumpy Brown

12:10   Town of Renown Orchestra

12:45   Bonnie Bowden

1:15    Audience trivia contest

1:45    Bonnie Bowden    

2:15   Swing Fever

Food Court 

12:30  Brooke Unger & Randy Wiscount

1:30   TBA

Sunday, April 28

Celebration of Music Service

 3:00 pm

Trinity United Church of Christ

448 East Grand Avenue, Tower City

https://www.google.com/maps/place/United+Church-Christ/@40.5792686,-77.3245768,8.79z/data=!4m5!3m4!1s0x89cf514bc1a4d33f:0x229914b29028eec7!8m2!3d40.5893831!4d-76.5537399 

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