The 12th Annual Les Brown Big Band Weekend


Music of Central PA Big Bands

Friday, April 13

The Les Brown DanceLBD_2017-1

7:00 – 10:00 pm 

Tower City American Legion

  2 Clarks Valley Road, Tower City, PA

  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 14

The Les Brown Big Band Festival


11:00 am – 4:00 pm

Williams Valley High School

10300 Route  209,  Tower City, PA

The doors open at 10:30am. 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) are free.

Master of Ceremony:

Dean Martin

Dean Martin impersonator Andy DiMino
Dean Martin impersonator Andy DiMino


Musical Groups: 


 America’s Sweethearts



 Williams ValleyElementary Rainbow Jazz



. Williams Valley Cool Blue Jazz Band



Tulpehocken Jazz Band



.Williams Valley Alumni Jazz Band


after hours

After Hours Big Band


2018 Festival Schedule

Main Stage

11:00  Welcome: Dean Martin

11:10  WV Rainbow Jazz

11:30  Trivia contestants

11:45   tba

12:05  Dean Martin

12:20   tba

12:40   America’s Sweethearts

1:20    Tulpehocken High School Jazz Band

1:40   Dean Martin

1:55    WVHS Cool Blue

2:15    America’s Sweethearts

2:55    After Hours


Main Stage

12:15  Harold “Dutch” Noll, pianist

1:15    WV Alumni Jazz Band

1:45    Dutch Noll

2:00     tba

2:20    Dutch Noll

2:35    tba

2:55    Dutch Noll

3:10    tba

3:30    Dutch Noll

Dancing is permitted in the food court during any performances on our spacious hardwood dance floor.


Sunday, April 15

Celebration of Music Service


Location: TBA

This non-denominational worship service will be held  at 3:00 pm and is open to the public.  Organist David Minnich, cousin of Les Brown will perform the service music.

heart and soulSpecial music will be provided by Heart & Soul



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