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GMBS announces the schedule for the 2018 Glenn Miller Festival

June 7 – 10, 2018 in Clarinda, Iowa.

The Festival will feature the following performers and much more.  Make your reservations early and purchase your tickets for this music-filled weekend.
  • World-Famous Glenn Miller Orchestra                               
  • World-Renowned Canadian Brass
  • Bill Baker’s Big Band – the Netherlands
  • Tamana Girls High School Band – Japan
  • Nebraska Brass Band
  • Adam Swanson – 4 time World Champion Ragtime Piano
  • Key of Steam
  • The GMBS Big Band
  • GMBS Music Scholarship Competition
  • Festival Stage Show featuring Scholarship winners
  • Festival Big Band Breakfast
  • Festival pre- dance dinner
  • Festival dance featuring the Glenn Miller Orchestra
  • Festival kick-off picnic
  • Festival opening concert on our town Square
  • GMBS Panel Discussion
  • Glenn Miller Archives, Dennis Spragg’s presentation on Glenn’s Army Air Force Band
  • Closing Festival dance outdoors at the Glenn Miller Museum, featuring Bill Baker’s Big Band

Click HERE for the Festival Schedule

Click HERE for the Ticket Order form

Call the Museum 712-542-2461, or email