2017 Glenn Miller Festival
The 42nd Annual Glenn Miller Festival – June 8-11, 2017 – Clarinda, Iowa U.S.A.
Exciting Music from the Big Band Era
On the second weekend in June, visitors and entertainers from around the world will converge in Clarinda, Iowa, the Birthplace of Glenn Miller, to celebrate the music and memory of Alton Glenn Miller, American bandleader, trombonist, composer and arranger who disappeared while directing the Glenn Miller AAF Band during World War II. Hear exciting bands from around the world topped off by the World Famous Glenn Miller Orchestra. Enjoy the Glenn Miller Birthplace Museum and the Birthplace Home; stage shows; picnics; dances; historical displays; plus the fellowship of hundreds of Miller fans from around the world. The majority of concerts and programs take place at the Clarinda High School. Please note location for each program. Lunch will be available for purchase at the high school on Friday and Saturday.
For full details about the Glenn Miller Birthplace Society and the festival, please visit their website: www.glennmiller.org