ANDERSON — The classics of big band music are headed back to Anderson when the Glen Miller Orchestra comes to the Paramount Theatre to open the annual Big Band Series.
The Glen Miller Orchestra will kick off the series at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 29. New this year, the Lapel High School Jazz band, directed by Greg Scott, will perform at 7 p.m., warming up for Glen Miller. Single ticket price for this performance is $27.50 for reserved seating. Season tickets are $65.
The second concert features Sunset Stomp at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 2 . The group features Robin Hopkins and serves up big band favorites and New Orleans style jazz. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and single concert ticket is $25 for reserved seating.
The final performance of the Big Band series brings the Larry Mechem Band back home to Anderson at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, May 15 featuring Linda Kristy as vocalist. Single concert ticket is $25 for reserved seating.
Tickets can be purchased at the Paramount Box Office Tuesday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Online: www.andersonparamount.org. Phone: 642-1234.
— For The Herald Bulletin