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Glenn Miller Orchestra, Famous for ‘I’ve Got a Gal in Kalamazoo,’ to Play Portage Concert

Swing with the big band sound of the Glenn Miller Orchestra as they’re sure to play their signature Kalamazoo hit while in Portage for a free concert.

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Glenn Miller put Kalamazoo (zoo, zoo, zoo, zoo, zoo) on the music map in 1942 with his #1 hit about our hometown: “I’ve Got a Gal in Kalamazoo.” Although Glenn went missing in 1944, his namesake orchestra continues to tour and will be playing a concert in Portage.

  • Who: Glenn Miller Orchestra
  • When: 6:30pm, Thursday, Aug 10
  • Where: Overlander Bandshell, 7810 Shaver Road, Portage- behind the Portage Police Department
  • How Much: Free show as part of the Summer Concert Series 2017

Don’t forget to bring a blanket or your lawn chairs and a picnic basket for this fun, free outdoor concert event!

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