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The Grand 1894 Opera House
News Release
Thursday, February 01, 2018

THE GRAND presents A Tribute to Benny Goodman

GALVESTON ISLAND, TEXAS - On Saturday, March 3, 2018 at 8pm, The Grand 1894 Opera House presents The Julian Bliss Septet in A Tribute to Benny Goodman. Tickets may be purchased at The Grand’s Box Office, 2020 Postoffice Street, by calling 409.765.1894, 800.821.1894, or online at

Julian Bliss is one of the world’s finest clarinetists, excelling as a concerto soloist, chamber musician, jazz artist, and tireless musical explorer. His passion for the music of Benny Goodman began when Julian was age 7. In 2010, he joined a handpicked selection of some of the best musicians on the jazz scene to form the Julian Bliss Septet. Their exceptional musicianship and stunning showmanship have thrilled audiences worldwide.

“The Julian Bliss Septet and A Tribute to Benny Goodman celebrates not only the virtuoso pioneer of American swing music but captures the vibrant joy of a simple unadorned melody played with feeling and conviction.” Critical Jazz

This performance is sponsored in part by Pam and Dennis Miller and supported in part by an award from the National Endowment for the Arts and Texas Commission on the Arts.

Single tickets are now available. Contact The Grand's box office at 409.765.1894, 800.821.1894, or visit The Grand at  Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, The Grand 1894 Opera House is located at 2020 Postoffice Street in Galveston's historic downtown Cultural Arts District, and is recognized as "The Official Opera House of the State of Texas.” All major credit cards accepted.

The Grand 1894 Opera House

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