The 14th Annual Les Brown Big Band Weekend
Les Brown Jr.
Thursday, April 16
The Les Brown Film Festival
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 17
The Les Brown Dance
7:00 – 10:00 pm
Tower City American Legion
2 Clarks Valley Road, Tower City, PA
M & J Big Band
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
Saturday, April 18
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.
Les Sr.’s kid brother Stumpy Brown
The Unforgettable Big Band
Town of Renown Orchestra
2020 Festival Schedule
12:00 Welcome by Les Brown Jr.
12:10 Williams Valley HS Jazz Band
12:45 America’s Sweethearts
1:30 Shenandoah Valley HS “Smooth Blue” Jazz Band
2:00 America’s Sweethearts
2:45 Audience trivia contest
3:00 Unforgettable Big Band
Sunday, April 19
Celebration of Music
Trinity United Church of Christ
446 East Grand Ave., 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.