Pensacola, Fla.– Big Band Music will be in full swing at the National Naval Aviation Museum with the Glenn Miller Orchestra performing a live concert on Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2013. Concert begins at 7 p.m. The Cubi Bar Café will be open before the concert and feature a special menu with a cash bar beginning at 5:15 p.m.
The World Famous Glenn Miller Orchestra is the most popular and sought after big band in the world today for both concert and swing dance engagements. With its unique jazz sound, the Glenn Miller Orchestra is considered to be one of the greatest bands of all time. The present Glenn Miller Orchestra was formed in 1956 and has been touring consistently since, playing an average of 300 live dates a year all around the world.
Advance tickets are $27.50 for general public and $22.50 for Foundation members and groups of 20 or more.
Tickets at the door are $30.00 for general public or $25.00 for Foundation members and groups. Tickets are on sale now and can be purchased at the National Naval Aviation Museum, by phone at 850-453-2389 or online at www.navalaviationmuseum.org/glennmiller.
About the National Naval Aviation Museum
The National Naval Aviation Museum features nearly 350,000 square feet of displays and is one of the world’s largest aviation museums. Located aboard Pensacola Naval Air Station, the facility boasts more than 150 beautifully restored aircraft representing Navy, Marine Corps and Coast Guard aviation, and is Florida’s most-visited museum. Be sure to visit the Museum’s new expansion, Hangar Bay One, displaying aircraft of the post- WWII era including Marine One presidential helicopter and Apollo 17 Lunar Module replica. Among the countless things to touch, see and experience are thrilling 3D MaxFlight simulators and a variety of special exhibits, as well as the drama and power of amazing IMAX® films. The Cubi Bar Café offers a unique dining experience, and the Flight Deck Store is the perfect place to find a memento of the spirit of Naval Aviation. Museum admission is free. The National Naval Aviation Museum is open daily from 9 a.m.–5 p.m., except Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and New Year’s Day. For more information, visit www.NavalAviationMuseum.org.