Exciting Music from the Big Band Era

The 39th Annual Glenn Miller Festival - June 12th-15th, 2014 - Clarinda, Iowa  U.S.A.

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 in 2014 by the World Famous Glenn Miller Orchestra and the World Class Tamana Girls High School Band from Tamana, Japan. Enjoy the new 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 new 2014 complete schedule and ticket order form will be on our web site by January 1st or before.




The World Famous Glenn Miller Orchestra





The Band of Mid-America SHADES OF BLUE


from Scott Air Force Base




Tamana Girls High School Band

from Tamana, Japan




Tonic Sol-fa


from Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN





Lonny Lynn Orchestra


from Lincoln, NE




Glenn Miller Birthplace Society Big Band




Plus Special Shows and Presentations:


"Portrait - Glenn Miller" by Dr. C.F. Alan Cass

Panel Discussion - Miller Historians, Authors, Collectors, etc.



Click here to download the 2014 Ticket Order Form.

(Tickets may now be purchased by GMBS members; non-members processed after April 15th, 2014)



Click here to download a list of motels, bed & breakfasts, and campsites in the Clarinda area.


Click here to download a list of Clarinda restaurants.



Click on the image to the right or click here to download a .pdf version of this year's Glenn Miller Festival schedule.




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