Glenn Miller Orchestra, Dirty Dozen Brass Band join Riverjazz line up
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The Dirty Dozen Brass Band on May 15 will headline the RiverJazz music festival at the ArtsQuest Center at SteelStacks in Bethlehem. (Courtesy Photo)
By Dustine Schoof l The Express-Times
The Glenn Miller Orchestra and The Dirty Dozen Brass Band round out the month-long 2015 RiverJazz festival at the ArtsQuest Center in Bethlehem.
ArtsQuest announced the additions Thursday in a news release.
The Glenn Miller Orchestra is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. May 2. Tickets cost $32-$39.
The Dirty Dozen Brass Band -- whose credits include collaborations with such artists as David Bowie, Elvis Costello, Modest Mouse, Widespread Panic and the Dave Matthews Band -- will perform 8:30 p.m. May 15.
Both performances will take place on the Musikfest Cafe stage.
Previously announced RiverJazz headliners include Spyro Gyra, saxophonist David Liebman and Dr. John. The winner of the 2015 SteelStacks High School Jazz Band Showcase will open for Spyro Gyra and participate in a workshop with the group prior to the latter's May 22 show.
In addition to the Musikfest Cafe concerts, free jazz performances will take place on the ArtsQuest Center's outdoor Air Products Town Square stage.
Tickets for Glenn Miller Orchestra and The Dirty Dozen Brass Band go on sale 10 a.m. March 3 to ArtsQuest members, 10 a.m. March 6 to the public at steelstacks.org and by phone at 610-332-3378.