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St George@s Concert
St George@s Concert

St. George's Day Concert, including Last night of Proms music featuring Torbay Brass Bnd. read more...



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New Musical Leadership at St Austell Town!

Following the departure of Musical Director David Nicholson due to international work commitments St Austell Town Band have appointed a new Musical Director and Musical Advisor. Garry Lannie has been… read more...

Grange Moor Brass Band Announces New Musical Director: Alan Jazwinski

Grange Moor Brass Band are pleased to announce the appointment of Alan Jazwinski as their next Music Director. He succeeds Matt Asher, who stepped down from the role after the… read more...


Sounds Of Brass

Have you listened to Sounds Of Brass? A Great 2 hour weekly Live On… read more...

ANOTHER TROPHY RETURNS TO REDRUTH!!

Champions again!   Following on from the band’s success at the SWBBA Contest in November… read more...

Live On Line Brass Band show

Make sure you don't miss this one! The music of Mark Freeh with The… read more...

Ogmore Valley Silver Band appoint new Musical Director

Ogmore Valley Silver Band have recently appointed a new Musical Director, Danny Stone. Danny… read more...

Cold Ash Brass in concert with special guests Wantage Band

Cold Ash Brass will be joined this year with special guests Wantage Band for… read more...

Trio Appointed at Weymouth Concert Brass Band

Weymouth Concert Brass is pleased to announce the appointments of Helen Brind LRSM DipABRSM… read more...

Friendly Band (Sowerby Bridge) in concert with Mr Anthony Thompson

Friendly Band (Sowerby Bridge) are proud to present Mr Anthony Thompson in concert as… read more...

Sounds Of Brass News

Fantastic news!!!! from Sounds Of Brass!!!! We produce a live weekly 2 hour Brass… read more...

New Moon For Mount Charles Band

The Mount Charles Band are delighted to announce the signing of Tony Moon on… read more...

Middleton Band Presents The Cottontown Chorus

Join us at 7.30pm on Saturday 6th April 2019 at St Michael’s Church, Middleton,… read more...

Pillowell Collect for Food Bank

Pillowell Silver Band are collecting food donations for the Forest of Dean Food Bank… read more...

The most Wonderful Time Of the year

Today's Live Brass Band show Features Rothwell Temperance Band with their CD the Most Wonderful Time… read more...

Sounds Of Brass

Do not miss our next Live Broadcast! 2 hours of fantastic Music from the New… read more...

CHICHESTER CITY BAND IS REALLY "ON TRACK" NOW!!

2018 has been quite a year for Chichester City Band but perhaps the most… read more...

Christmas Sing A Long Concert 2018

Sherborne Town Band & Sherborne Youth Band present the Christmas Sing A Long 2018!… read more...

Wolverton Town Band remembers with daily Last Post

2018 marks 100 years since the end of the First World War and Wolverton… read more...

Wolverton Town Band remembers

2018 marks 100 years since the end of the First World War and Wolverton… read more...

Richmond Brass Band turns 1 - again!

One year ago the Richmond Brass Band re-formed after 30 years and has been… read more...

Sounds Of Brass

Sounds of Brass is a dedicated on line radio programme for Brass Bands! Brought… read more...

Mother and Son duo for Mount Charles

Mount Charles Band are delighted to announce the signing of Lauren Oliver on Solo… read more...

A Permanent Move for Osborne!

St Austell Town Band are delighted to announce the permanent signing of Tracey Osborne… read more...

Brassbandathon in aid of Children in Need

Worthing Silver Band will be hosting Brassbandathon, a 12 hour concert featuring 10 bands… read more...

Pershore Midsummer Brass Fundraising Concert

The A W Parker (Drybrook) Band are proud to have been invited to perform… read more...

Last Night of the Proms comes to Selsey

Last Night of the Proms – forget SW7 2AP, Set your SATNAV to PO20… read more...

New Listener's Choice

A new Feature to Sounds of Brass! We are adding a new feature to… read more...

Last Night at the Proms Saturday 20th October 2018 - St Pauls Church St Albans AL1 4JPT

Watford Band presents a fantastic Last Night of the Proms concert, on 20th October… read more...

Sounds Of Brass

Great News for all Brass Band players & Supporters! Sounds Of Brass a weekly… read more...

Last Night Of The Proms

Sherborne Town Band – Last Night Of Proms!   Saturday 29th September 2018, Digby… read more...

National Eisteddfod return for BTM Band

The band marked its return to The Royal National Eisteddfod after a twenty year… read more...

Progression for St Austell Youth Band Members

With one of the countries most well established youth development programmes that has been… read more...

BRASS ON THE TERRACE

Torbay Brass Band will be playing on the Terrace of the Victoria Hotel, Belgrave… read more...

New Signing at St Austell Town Band.

St Austell Town Band are delighted to welcome Jessica Powell-Jones to the cornet section.… read more...

BRASS ON THE TERACE

Torbay Brass Band will be playing on the Terrace of the Victoria Hotel,  Torquay.… read more...

The Snowman with Live Music by Hitchin Band

The Snowman with Live Music by Hitchin Band A young boy can't believe his… read more...

Lofthouse Plea For Stolen Euphonium

Last night (12th July 2018) Lofthouse 2000 Brass Band had a Geneva Silver Euphonium… read more...

Sherborne Town Band - Music In The Park

Sherborne Town Band presents ‘Music In The Park’ 2018.  This year EVERY concert involves… read more...

New Musical Director at Ireland Colliery

Ireland Colliery Chesterfield Brass Band are delighted to announce that Mr Lindon Bolt has joined… read more...

Music In The Park 2018

Sherborne Town Band presents ‘Music In The Park’ 2018.  This year EVERY concert involves… read more...

Band Cymru 2018 - Four bands are set for the final in Swansea

The four bands that will compete for the title of Band Cymru 2018 in… read more...

Cold ash brass spring concert

Cold ash brass are once again proud to be sharing the stage with Whitelands… read more...

Brass Bands England presents The National Youth Championships of Great Britain

With 36 Bands registered to compete the National Youth Championships of Great Britain at… read more...

New Orleans Parade in the Heart of London - June 21, 2018

Make Music Day UK celebrates the New Orleans Tricentennial with a second line parade… read more...

GDPR and Empty Chairs

A word about the data we hold about you and how it is used.… read more...

National Finals 2018 Test Pieces Announced

The test pieces for the 2018 National Brass Band Championships of Great Britian have… read more...

Brackley & District Band welcome new players for new start with MD Micah Parsons

Brackley & District Band are keen to hear from brass players and percussionist who… read more...

New Signings

Middleton Band, 2nd section North West Regional Champions, are delighted to announce two new signings.… read more...

We came.... We saw.... We won!

In preparation for our big annual outing to the South West Regionals Contest on… read more...

Brackley & District Band appoints Micah Parsons as Musical Director

Brackley & District Band are delighted to announce that Micah Parsons will be joining… read more...

Thundersley Brass welcomes James McLeod

The band is thrilled to welcome James McLeod former principal euphonium of Leyland Band… read more...

Richmond Brass Band presents: A Richmond Romance

In the build-up to Valentines Day, celebrate the music of Love in ‘A Richmond… read more...

Sounds Of Brass

The BBC have axed Listen To The Band! Now is the time to Listen… read more...

BCWB Christmas Club Concert!

Come and join the Betteshanger Colliery Welfare Band for an enjoyable festive evening of… read more...

Good Horning Britain! Putney & Wimbledon Brass Band LIVE on ITV

(Photo: Putney & Wimbledon Brass Band, with ITV host Andi Peters)   Just a month… read more...

Cold ash @ Christmas

Come along and listen to an evening full of Christmas festive joy Carols will… read more...

Lancaster University Celebrates Perfect 10

To celebrate the 10th Anniversary of Lancaster University Brass Band, current and former members… read more...

Sheborne Town Band - Sing A Long 2017

Sherborne Town Band Christmas Sing-a-long 2017! Fantastic concert full with carols and christmas classics… read more...

Putney & Wimbledon Brass Band Set To Launch With A Bang!

  Putney & Wimbledon Brass Band, a new community band in south west London,… read more...

Hitchin Band does Sinatra - Sat 28th Oct

Just under 3 weeks to go until Hitchin Band perform..... MUSIC FROM THE SWING… read more...

Moulton 77 Brass Band charity concert

Moulton 77 Brass Band Charity Concert   On Friday 20th October starting at 7pm… read more...

Brass in Concert at St John's Church, Yeovil

Come and join Phoenix Brass Band (Crewkerne) and enjoy a wonderful night of live music… read more...

New Resident at St Austell Town!

St. Austell Town Band is delighted to announce the appointment of David Nicholson as… read more...

Marshside Brass Band Releases CD

Marshside Brass Band is Pround to announce the release of the CD Titled "Band… read more...

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Poynton Concert Brass Band has Vacanies for 2nd Euph, 2nd Baritone, Bass Trombone and a Percussionist

Poynton Concert Brass Band - 220 Park Lane - SK12 1QR (located between Stockport… read more...

September 24th: Deal Memorial Bandstand

Music for everyone! Come listen to the Betteshanger Colliery Welfare Band perform the last… read more...

The Richmond Brass Band is being reformed. What we always wanted was Watney’s.

The Richmond Brass Band is being re-established this October in the London borough of… read more...

Besses Boys Return from a successful European Tour

Besses Boys Band has just returned from a self-funded five-day European tour, visiting Belgium,… read more...

Last Night Of The Proms - Sherborne Town Band

Last Night Of The Proms - Sherborne Town Band Featuring Sherborne Youth Band &… read more...

Brass Band Urgently Needs Players

Due to summer holidays Walsall Brass Band need Solo Cornets, Baritone,Trombone, Eb & Bb… read more...

New M.D. at Balderstone Brass Band

Balderstone Brass Band are pleased and excited to announce the appointment of Alaistair Greenhalgh… read more...

BCWB at Broadstairs

Come listen to the Betteshanger Colliery Welfare Band play at Broadstairs Bandstand! Featuring popular… read more...

Sounding Brass 105.5FM

The NEW Brass Band Radio show Sounding Brass will be coming to air very soon!… read more...

Moulton 77 Brass Band Celebrates 40 years young

Moulton 77 Brass Band continues it's 40th year celebrations with their annual concert at… read more...

Darwen Brass 10 Year Birthday Concert

Darwen Library Theatre are proud to host the 10 year birthday celebration concert for… read more...

BINARY BRASS_ an evening of electronic compositions interpreted by Loxley Silver Band

Saturday 15th July, at the SHU Hubs in Sheffield, sees the culmination of three… read more...

Music In The Park 2017

The band are pleased to be back in the beautiful Pageant Gardens for three… read more...

Shepherdswell 'Brass on the Grass' Event

More information: https://www.facebook.com/events/1893697380911435/ read more...

Sounding Brass 105.5FM

Great News for Brass Band players, supporters, & people that love the sound of… read more...

Plastic Brass 2017

Plastic Brass 2017 was a huge success in Milton keynes on the 27th May … read more...

Brooke's Barmy Army Soldier Through Manchester 10k

On Sunday 28th May, a Team of over 70 banders, representing 22 different bands,… read more...

Gosport Solent Brass at the Movies!

Don't miss out and buy your tickets today! An entertaining afternoon brass band concert.… read more...

Lofthouse take the Silver at Buxton Spring Festival

Sunday 7th May saw the beautiful setting of Buxton Pavilion Gardens drowned in sunshine… read more...

Plastic Brass 2017

Plastic Brass 2017 27th May 2017 1-2pm The first ever event for Plastic Brass… read more...

Cold ash brass in concert

Cold ash brass look forward to hosting a fabulous concert with music from stage… read more...

Moulton 77 Brass Band Select a New MD

Moulton 77 Brass Band is pleased to announce their new MD, Colin Jones. Colin’s… read more...

Betteshanger Bands at Deal Memorial Bandstand

Betteshanger Colliery Welfare and Academy Brass bands will be playing a variety of music… read more...

Hitchin Community Brass - come along for a blow Wednesday 12th April

Fancy a blow tomorrow evening? Hitchin Community Brass will be holding it's 3rd rehearsal… read more...

Plastic Brass

Plastic Brass are forming to raise funds for a Milton keynes Charity! www.mkcil.org.uk We… read more...

Kippax Band club concert series

The Kippax band are proud to present the dates for the 2017 band club… read more...

Band Night Concert - The Betteshanger Colliery Welfare Band and Academy

Classical, pop, jazz, folk and more! Come listen to a selection of well-known music… read more...

Plastic Brass

We Need you!!! As there are a few quality Plastic Instruments such as Trumpets,… read more...

New Chief Executive for Brass Bands England

Brass Bands England has announced the appointment of a Chief Executive with immediate effect.… read more...

Glossop Bandroom Concert

Tintwistle Band will play at Glossop Bandroom, Wood street, Glossop on Sunday 5th March… read more...

New Film Music Bands in Worcestershire

Following a hugely successful Come & Play Film Music Brass Band event led by… read more...

Bold as Brass - concert with Tenterden Academy choir

On the 25th of February, Cranbrook Town will be performing in a joint concert… read more...

Hitchin Community Brass is up and running!

Hitchin Community Brass is up and running. We had a great rehearsal in February… read more...

Bilsdale Silver Band Appoints New Musical Director.

Bilsdale Silver Band are proud to announce that Chris Britland is our new Musical… read more...

Bilsdale Silver Band Appoints New Musical Director.

Bilsdale Silver Band are proud to announce that Chris Britland is our new Musical… read more...

Flixton Farewells MD

After just over two years as musical director of Flixton Band, Jason Smith has… read more...

Alder Valley Brass has a new Musical Director

Alder Valley Brass would like to warmly welcome and introduce our new Musical Director,… read more...

Betteshanger Brass Academy - New Website

The Betteshanger Brass Academy band now has its own website! View it here: https://betteshangerbrassacademy.wordpress.com/ read more...

2016 in Photographic Review - Betteshanger Colliery Welfare Band and Academy

     A selection of photographs looks back on a busy, concert-filled year for Kent-based… read more...

Worthing Silver Band & Worthing Steel Band Christmas Concert

Come and listen to an afternoon of Christmas melodies and join in with your… read more...

A Conducting Experience

A Conducting Experience Has any Brass Band ever thought of offering the opportunity for… read more...

Plastic Brass

Plastic Brass is being formed to help Disabled people in the UK. By raising… read more...

Belle Vue Brass Band Reddish Stockport

Belle Vue Brass Band next Tuesday 29th November are set to welcome Professor Nick… read more...

Sherborne Town Band Christmas Sing-a-long Concert 2016!

A fantastic Christmas concert, with sing-a-long carols and much more.  Entertainment, Christmas cheer and… read more...

Oxted Band Christmas Concert

In the wake of the arson attack on our band hut in early October,… read more...

Bournemouth Concert Brass bring in the New Year

On Jan 8th 2017, 15:00 at Regent Centre, Christchurch Dorset   Bournemouth Concert Brass… read more...

TUBULAR BRASS

Tubular Bells (Mike Oldfield, arrangement for brass by Sandy Smith) +  Mary Casio (featuring… read more...

Shepway Brass Academy goes from strength to strength

Shepway Brass Academy, the children and young people’s brass band based in Folkestone, Kent,… read more...

Wychavon Festival of Brass 2016: Entertainment Contest: Results

Championship Section: 11:00 am start           Venue:  De Montfort High… read more...

BY ROYAL COMMAND

Throughout the years brass bands have played the National Anthem countless times, but few… read more...

Sounds of Brass - 6th November

BROADCAST ON BBC RADIO CORNWALL, DEVON, GUERNSEY & JERSEY EVERY SUNDAY EVENING @ 7pm… read more...

7 Year ban for Lofthouse Fraudster

In March 2016 Lofthouse Brass Band were the victims of a malicious attempt to… read more...

And the band played on!

Despite an arson attack on OXTED BAND’S band hut on the afternoon of Wednesday… read more...

LAST NIGHT OF THE PROMS!

Pomp, Passion and Phwoar!!! A relaxing afternoon of excellent music for all the family… read more...

Bodmin Town Band in Charity Concert

Bodmin Town Band and Loveny Male Voice Choir in joint Concert. Bodmin Town Band… read more...

THE CORY BAND

ADUKTS £12        CONCESSIONS £10   TIckets from derby.central@salvationarmy.org.uk or 07909 111611… read more...

Friezland appoint new MD

Friezland band have appointed Max Stannard as their new Musical Director. The band are looking… read more...

The Marple Band Appoint New Musical Director

26th September 2016: The Marple Band Appoints New Musical Director The Marple Band is… read more...

Keeping it in the family!

Blaenavon Town Band are pleased to announce the signing of our new Bass Trombone… read more...

OXTED BAND AUTUMN CONCERT

We are pleased to announce that this year’s Oxted Band Autumn Concert will be… read more...

New MD at BTB

Blaenavon Town Band are excited to announce the appointment of our new Musical Director, Lynne… read more...

Middleton celebrate 140 years with reunion event

Middleton band's 140th celebrations will culminate on 1st October with a reunion event for all… read more...

Poole Borough Band - Last Night of the Proms 2016

Come and join us for an evening of great music in a cafe atmosphere.… read more...

Belle Vue Brass Band new to the contesting arena

Belle Vue Brass Band are gaining in confidence and sound every rehearsal and Hardraw… read more...

Sherborne Town Band - Last Night Of The Proms 2016

The annual Last Night Of The Proms concert will take your breath away.  With… read more...

We are pleased to welcome Krishan Church to the band on Solo Horn.  … read more...

Proms in the Park

One of the best brass bands in the South will be performing a free… read more...

Statement from Lofthouse Brass Band regarding Yorkshire Area fraud

Statement from Lofthouse Brass Band regarding Yorkshire Area Brass Band Championship Fraud. In March… read more...

Martin Lewis cashes in on the brass!

Sunday 3rd July saw Leeds Trinity Shopping Centre filled with the sound of brass… read more...

Bodmin Town Band Proms in the Park 2016

Bodmin Town Band - Proms in the Park 2016. A fantastic night of all… read more...

Music In The Park - August & September Concerts

Sherborne Town Band presents ‘Music In The Park’ once again.   Sunday 14th August… read more...

Sherborne Town Band - Music In The Park 2016

Sherborne Town Band presents ‘Music In The Park’ once again.     A concert… read more...

The Queen's 90th Birthday Celebrations!

Come along to the Holy Trinity Church in Fareham to listen to the Band… read more...

A Right Royal Concert in St Mary’s with the Cranbrook Town Band, and a loyal toast to Her Majesty.

The Friends’ of St Mary’s Church are hosting an evening of celebratory and fun… read more...

Cold Ash Brass Spring Concert

We are delighted to be back in concert season mode starting with our spring… read more...

FREE 6 weeks brass starter with Sherborne Town Youth Band

Have you heard? FREE 6 weeks brass starter with the Sherborne Youth Band -… read more...

Local bands come together to 'Salute Our Forces'

What - Salute Our Forces When - 25 June 2016, 7pm Where - Ugland… read more...

FOSS DYKE BAND WELCOME NEW MUSICAL DIRECTOR

Foss Dyke Band are delighted to announce the appointment of their new Musical Director,… read more...

Lofthouse Continue Winning Run at Buxton

Saturday 8th May saw Lofthouse Brass Band bound for Buxton. The competition saw five… read more...

Busy weekend ahead for Denton Brass.

Denton Brass are celebrating St George's Day in style, with a themed concert at… read more...

Foss Dyke Band at Navenby Methodist Church

Foss Dyke Band are providing entertainment for the Navenby Methodist Church's 90 birthday celebrations.… read more...

Tintwistle Band welcomes new recruits Alex, and Emily Henshall.

Tintwistle Band proud to announce that Emily Henshall has joined the band on percussion,… read more...

Last Call for scaba Entertainments!

scaba's ever-popular Entertainment contest returns to The Hawth Theatre in Crawley on 22nd May.… read more...

Northsomerset brass spins new web

North Somerset somerset Community Brass have e now spun a new web for it's self.… read more...

New signings for Besses Boys Band

Besses boys band are delighted to announce the signing of two new players to… read more...

New man in the middle

At The Annual General meeting of North Somerset Community Brass  The Following appointments to… read more...

Music from Stage and Screen

Its our 140th anniversary year and to start our Friends of Middleton Band Concerts… read more...

Besses Boys hand out the gongs

Besses Boys hand out the gongs   Besses boys were delighted to host their… read more...

INDIAN QUEENS BAND “DARK HORSES

“Exotic Sounding” and “Dark Horses” were just two of the names given to Indian… read more...

Radio: Sounds of Brass 27th March 2016

BROADCAST ON BBC RADIO CORNWALL, DEVON, GUERNSEY & JERSEY EVERY SUNDAY EVENING @ 7pm… read more...

Registration Fraud In Yorkshire Sees Police Involvement Following Regionals

A malicious attempt to try and get a competing band disqualified from the recent… read more...

A Win For Roger

Crewkerne Town’s own brass band, Phoenix Brass, returned victorious from the West of England… read more...

Cornwall Youth Brass Band Welcomes Young Musicians

To an Open Rehearsal on Saturday 26th March at Truro High School for Girls.… read more...

Malcolm Arnold Fantasies Competition Results

The Malcolm Arnold Fantasies Competition, initiated by The Wallace Collection, sees four outstanding brass… read more...

NABBC to launch Conducting Competition

The NABBC is delighted to announce the reestablishment of the NABBC Conducting competition, in… read more...

New Website for Besses Boys Band

The website has been in need of updating for some time now and it… read more...

Band bid fond farewell

Following a good performance and result at the recent North West Area contest, Besses… read more...

Lofthouse Take a Journey to the Top.

Lofthouse Brass Band swept to victory at the Yorkshire Brass Band Championships on Saturday… read more...

New forum for Brass Band Conductors

Welcome to The new ProBoards forum For Brass Band Conductors! This forum is dedicated… read more...

Brackley & District Band To Work With Award Winning Composer Chris Long

  Brackley & District Band are delighted to announce their most recent project which… read more...

New MD & Players at St Austell Town!

2016 has seen St Austell Town Band appoint a new Musical Director; Simon Badge,… read more...

New MD for Gosport Solent Brass

Gosport Solent Brass would like to welcome the appointment of Colin Garner as its… read more...

Busy festive time for Wolverton Town Band

Wolverton Town Band had a busy time in the run-up to Christmas, bringing festive… read more...

End to a very good year!

Harlow Brass band ended 2015 with a Great Christmas Concert on the 6th December… read more...

Bilsdale Silver Band Needs You!

Bilsdale Silver Band are recruiting players for 2016! We are a very friendly, sociable,… read more...

Bilsdale Silver Band Needs You!

Bilsdale Silver Band are recruiting players for 2016! We are a very friendly, sociable,… read more...

Wolverton Town Band kicks off Christmas

Wolverton Town Band began its season of events to bring some festive cheer to… read more...

Bilsdale Silver Band needs you!

Bilsdale Silver Band needs you! We are a very friendly, sociable, non-contesting Band that… read more...

Bilsdale Silver Band needs you!

Bilsdale Silver Band needs you! We are a very friendly, sociable, non-contesting Band that… read more...

Bournemouth Concert BRass bring in the New Year

Bournemouth Concert Brass bring in the New Year with their annual New Year Concert… read more...

INDIAN QUEENS BAND ANOTHER CONTEST, ANOTHER WIN!

On Saturday 17th October, Cornwall Brass Band Association held their Diamond Jubilee Annual Championships… read more...

Moulton 77 Brass Band plays St James

Moulton 77 Brass Band are playing at St James Church as a joint fundraiser.… read more...

Bournemouth Concert Brass New Year Viennese Concert

Bournemouth Concert Brass are holding their annual New Viennese Concert at The Regent Centre,… read more...

Phantom Brass

Now to try something different! Initially I am seeking 4 Euphonium players to take… read more...

Lofthouse Pick Up Pogson Bray Prize

There was a great day of brass band playing to enjoy at the Pogson… read more...

Harlow Brass band

Harlow Brass Band Sunday 8 November Remembrance Sunday Evening Concert 19:30 The Harlow Playhouse,… read more...

Ocean Brass to Host Charity Concert for Children in Need - 18th October

Join Ocean Brass for a family concert in aid of BBC Children In Need.… read more...

Chorley Silver Band Recruitment Drive

We putting a call-out to new and former players to support the band. We appreciate… read more...

MINERS WELFARE WINNERS 2015

THE BAND HAS WON A FANTASTIC VICTORY AT THE MINERS WELFARE CONTEST WHICH WAS… read more...

BRACKLEY AND DISTRICT BAND CELEBRATES DONATION FROM THE GALAXY HOT CHOCOLATE FUND

Brackley and District Band is celebrating after receiving a £300 donation from the GALAXY… read more...

Skelmanthorpe Brass Band Community Annual Slow Melody and Ensemble Contest 2015

Welcome to the 2015 Skelmanthorpe Brass Band Community Annual Slow Melody and Ensemble Contest.… read more...

Skelmanthorpe Prospect Brass In Concert with Roger Davies, 'The Yorkshire Songwriter'

Skelmanthorpe Prospect Brass proudly presents an Evening Concert with Roger Davies, 'The Yorkshire Songwriter'… read more...

Skelmanthorpe Prospect Brass In Concert at Whitby Pavilion

Following on from a very successful Concert last Summer, Skelmanthorpe Prospect Brass are back… read more...

Besses Boys enjoy Cornwall Tour

The Besses Boys Band have just returned from a successful tour of Cornwall having… read more...

New Band Starts in Farnborough, Hampshire

Cove Brass will commence rehearsals at the methodist Church in Cove, Farnborough, GU14 0EL… read more...

Moulton welcomes a new MD

Moulton have selected a new MD - Nicholas Garman. He comes to the band… read more...

Harlow Brass Band Concert in The Park

Harlow Brass Band are performing at the Harlow Town Park Bandstand Sunday 16th August… read more...

Sherborne Town Band - Music In The Park

The band are pleased to be back in the beautiful Pageant Gardens for three… read more...

BURNHAM AND HIGHBRIDGE BAND PRESENTS THEIR 70TH ANNIVERSARY CONCERT

Join us to celebrate seven decades of banding to help make our anniversary year special read more...

ROYAL PERFORMANCE AT PADSTOW

Forty two musicians from the Cornwall Youth Brass Band were privileged to play for… read more...

Downton Celebrates Grants for Youth

Downton Band is celebrating following the award of a grant to kick start their… read more...

Sounds of Brass - 26th July 2015

BROADCAST ON BBC RADIO CORNWALL, DEVON, GUERNSEY & JERSEY EVERY SUNDAY EVENING @ 5… read more...

YOUNG BRASS BAND MUST SOLDIER ON WITHOUT ITS LEADER

Less than two years after being founded, a children’s brass band – the Folkestone-based… read more...

GYB Future Brass Summer Concert Success

Summer Concert Success Members of GYB Future Brass entertained friends, family and other guests… read more...

Cubbington Silver Band release new CD to celebrate 20th anniversary

Cubbington Silver Band is pleased to announce the launch of its’ new CD, Platinum… read more...

GYB Future Brass Informal Summer Concert / Open Rehearsal

Members of GYB Future Brass (Training and Intermediate Bands of Great Yarmouth Brass) are looking forward… read more...

Wincanton Silver Band has new MD

Wincanton Silver Band is pleased to announce that Joanne Sykes has accepted the position… read more...

Greenall's lead the way in Kirkby Lonsdale.

Greenall's Band enjoyed a highly successful day Kirkby Lonsdale entertainment contest  . We took… read more...

INDIAN QUEENS BAND STARTS THEIR SEASON BY THE SEASIDE!

Indian Queens Band started their season in style with a trip to Killacourt, in Newquay,… read more...

Results from the 4th ICCB and Raw Brewery Solo, Duet and Quartet contest

~~Reports & Results:   The 4th Ireland Colliery Chesterfield Band Solo, Duet and Quartet… read more...

The 9th ICCB and Raw Brewery Battle of the Bands contest

~~Reports & Results: Battle of the Bands 2015 The 9th ICCB Battle of the… read more...

Sherborne Town Band - Music In The Park

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~~Ireland Colliery Chesterfield Band would like to welcome a new player to the ranks… read more...

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Tribute Concert

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Lofthouse Claim Bronze at Yorkshire Regional Championships 2015

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Open rehearsal - Downton & Woodfalls Band

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2015 Bugle Contest Entry Forms and Details available

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Strong Entry for the WEBBA Championships

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New Chairman for the Cornwall Youth Brass Band

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scaba Solo and Duet Competition Results

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"The Legend of King Arthur" performance 4th Oct

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WW1 Commemoration Concert

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Lanner Academy home grown crop excels in the Bugle sunshine

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Sounds of Brass - 13th July 2014

BROADCAST ON BBC RADIO CORNWALL, DEVON, GUERNSEY & JERSEYEVERY SUNDAY EVENING @ 5 PAST… read more...

Report & Results: 2014 Whiston Festival of Brass

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All New Female front row at ICCB

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Win Travels by Tredegar Town Band

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Brass in the PArk

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Camborne claim the Royal Trophy at Bugle Contest

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Live Coverage: West of England Bandmens Festival #bugle2014

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Whit Friday through the eyes of Deepcar Band

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Whit Friday Marches - Live Twitter Feed

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New Euphonium at Black Dyke

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Music In The Park

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Kirkby Lonsdale Brass Band Announce Details of it's 27th Annual Competition

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Lofthouse Scoop 3rd Place

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Test Pieces Announced for the SWBBA Championships

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30 Bands on the March at Bugle 2014

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Sounds of Brass - 1st June 2014

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Carnforth Community invited to watch a real life Brass Band Rehearsal

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Towcester Studio Band Charity Coffee Morning - 31st May

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scaba announces the formation of the new Southern Counties Youth Band

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Paul Archibald's Brass Band Boot Camp

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The Luton Band - 2014 Reunion Concert

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Sounds of Brass - 25th May 2014

BROADCAST ON BBC RADIO CORNWALL, DEVON, GUERNSEY & JERSEYEVERY SUNDAY EVENING @ 5 PAST… read more...

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Wedding at Malvern Hills District Brass Band

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Harlow Success

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Record Entry for the West of England Bandmen's Festival

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All Stations Go in the SouthWest

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Sounds of Brass - 18th May 2014

BROADCAST ON BBC RADIO CORNWALL, DEVON, GUERNSEY & JERSEYEVERY SUNDAY EVENING @ 5 PAST… read more...

Bagpiper and Pink Panther make a special appearance at Wolverton Town Band concert hosted by Mayor

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Torbay Brass Band entertain the Prime Minister

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Closing date for the 3rd Ireland Colliery Chesterfield Band Solo, Duet and Quartet contest is looming

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Betteshanger at Deal Memorial Bandstand 4th May

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Cubbington Silver support RNLI

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Tilbury take Top Honours at scaba Spring Contest

There was a great day of music making to enjoy at the Hawth Theatre… read more...

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Local brass band to cheer Bank Holiday shoppers at John Lewis

Wolverton Town Band continues its busy start to 2014 with two performances in John… read more...

Sounds of Brass - 27th April 2014

BROADCAST ON BBC RADIO CORNWALL, DEVON, GUERNSEY & JERSEYEVERY SUNDAY EVENING @ 5 PAST… read more...

Wolverton Town Band to perform in preparation for WWI centenary twinning trip to Belgium

~~In preparation for its part in Wolverton’s First World War centenary twinning trip to… read more...

Last Live show

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Betteshanger Colliery Welfare Band

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Greenalls welcome New Solo Baritone

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Black Dyke Trombones play with Woodfalls

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Wolverton Town Band performs in preparation for WWI centenary twinning trip to Belgium

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David Thornton Brass Workshop, Crewkerne - Sunday 25th May

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NEW MD AT GOLCAR BAND

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New MD at Cubbington

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National Finals 2014: Test Pieces Announced

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2014 European Youth Brass Band Set To Savour Scotland

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European Youth Brass Band Contest Celebrates a Great Response

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ONE YEAR ON: PLUSNET’S DONATION SENDS LOCAL CHILDREN TO MUSIC EXAMS

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Sounds of Brass - 13th April 2014

BROADCAST ON BBC RADIO CORNWALL, DEVON, GUERNSEY & JERSEYEVERY SUNDAY EVENING @ 5 PAST… read more...

Norfolk & Suffolk Brass Bands Celebrate Superb Turnout at Regional Qualifiers

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Spring Festival Polls

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Belle Vue Brass Band Established 2005 Saint Georges Day Extravaganza

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All that Brass

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St Austell to Perform the Music of Daniel Hall!

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New York Joins Lofthouse!

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Cornets now at full strength

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Change of MD at Besses

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Sounds of Brass - 30th March 2014

BROADCAST ON BBC RADIO CORNWALL, DEVON, GUERNSEY & JERSEYEVERY SUNDAY EVENING @ 5 PAST… read more...

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Marsden Silver Prize Bands 125th Gala Concert

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Wolverton Town Band appoints its first woman Musical Director in its 100-plus-year history

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St Georges Day Concert

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Ireland Colliery Chesterfield band are celebrating for the 4th consecutive year by reaching the national finals of Great Britain

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Lincoln/Sleaford - Silver Sounds Youth Band Open Rehearsal

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Young brass composers urged to up tempo and race to enter prestigious award competition

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Split Notes for Lofthouse

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2014 European Brass Band Championship Test Pieces Announced

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West of England Regional Championships Runners

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WOODFALLS BAND OPEN REHEARSAL

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Spring is in the Air for Alcester Victoria Silver Band

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Alcester Victoria Silver Band Welcomes New Year with New Musical Director

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Radio Reporters wanted

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The final line up

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Holland Jazz Band come to Yeovil!

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Newquay Band Open Day

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Successful Junior Workshop in Cornwall

The Cornwall Brass Band Association recently ran a very successful workshop for junior players. … read more...

The 4th Annual SBBA Conductors' Weekend Workshop

The Scottish Brass Band Association is delighted to announce details of the 2014 SBBA… read more...

David Thornton - Brass Band Workshop, Sunday 25th May 2014

World renowned euphonium soloist, David Thornton, is coming to Crewkerne on Sunday 25th May… read more...

Tintwistle at Boarshurst Bandclub

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Lucien Rey joins Leyland as Principal Cornet

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The European Brass Band Association (EBBA) has revealed the Championship Section line-up for this… read more...

Bon-Accord Silver Band - Classical Brass

Featuring the music of Holst, Shostakovich, Elgar, and many others, the Bon-Accord Silver Band… read more...

New Signings At St Austell

St Austell Town Band have made four new signings ahead of the Area Contest… read more...

Webb departure from Cubbington

Cubbington Silver Band is saddened to announce the immediate departure of Alexander Webb as… read more...

Entries open for the 2014 West of England Bandsman's Festival

Entry Forms and full details of this year’s West of England Bandsman’s Festival on… read more...

Arnold joins St Dennis Band percussion team ahead of West of England Regionals

Following an excellent start to the 2014 contesting season, St Dennis Band are thrilled… read more...

St Austell Youth Start 2014 with a Bang!

2014 has started with a BANG for St Austell Youth Band as they welcome… read more...

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The members of Great Yarmouth Brass, which celebrated 40 years of music-making last year,… read more...

New Date and ‘Open’ Connection for Wychavon Festival of Brass

The popular Wychavon Festival of Brass has a new date in the calendar and… read more...

Holdgate at the Helm

The experienced Kevin Holdgate, trombonist with the James Shepherd Versatile Brass has agreed to… read more...

Midlands ‘Best of Brass’ comes to the Norbury Theatre, Droitwich

The Wychavon Festival of Brass is proud to present for the very first time,… read more...

Cornish Youth makes music at the Hall for Cornwall

The Cornwall Youth Brass Band is joined by the Cornwall Boys Choir and  Cambiata Cornwall… read more...

Obrasso-Verlag take action with the latest Errata for Three Spanish Errors

Obrasso-Verlag have released an updated errata for the fourth section Regional Test Piece, Three… read more...

New Website

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Four new signings complete the bands line up for Llandudno!

We are pleased to confirm the band have made the following new signings -… read more...

Last Call Today for 6th European Soloist Competition Entries

The European Brass Band Association and Scottish Brass Band Association wish to offer a… read more...

Wolverton Town Band appoints its first woman Musical Director in its 100-plus-year history

Wolverton Town Band has appointed a new Musical Director. Jane Lloyd makes history by… read more...

Change of Adjudicator for West of England Regionals

Because attention has been drawn to a perceived possible conflict of interest, Dr Chris… read more...

Great Generosity for Butlin’s Brass for Mbale Fund

The Butlin’s fund Brass for Mbale proved to be a great success at this… read more...

A Joy-ful welcome to new and returning players at Bakewell Silver Band

Ahead of the forthcoming areas, Bakewell Silver Band has welcomed three players into the… read more...

Ireland Colliery Chesterfield Band Strengthen their ranks

Ireland Colliery Chesterfield Band would like to announce a host of new and old… read more...

Final Call for Besson Open Solo & Ensemble Competition Entries

The Scottish Brass Band Association (SBBA) is pleased to confirm that this year’s Besson… read more...

Tickets for UniBrass 2014 Released

The UniBrass 2014 committee are very excited to announce that tickets for this years… read more...

Brass for Mbale and Butlins Mineworkers Open National Brass Band Festival

As the The Butlins Mineworkers National Open Brass Band Festival 2014 (incorporating The Butlins… read more...

Mervyn Andrew - A life in music

On February 28th at 7:30pm the Royal Engineers Association Band will be performing a… read more...

New signings boost St. Dennis ahead of their contesting season

St Dennis Band are delighted to announce some new signings ahead of a busy contesting year.… read more...

SWBBA Awarded National Lottery Grants for Arts

The Executive Committee of the South West Brass Band Association is delighted and proud… read more...

Mr Betteshanger

Ivor Thomas 1924 – 2014 The Betteshanger Colliery Welfare Band are extremely sad to… read more...

Huw Thomas appointed Leyland Band MD

Leyland Band has begun the new calendar year with the appointment of Huw Thomas… read more...

Regional Championships: Three Spanish Impressions Errata - Even more errors

An updated errata for Three Spanish Impressions has been released with even more errors… read more...

Jonathan Evans to take Diggle to the NW Area

Jonathan Evans has recently graduated from the University of Manchester where he read music.… read more...

Cornwall Youth Brass Band Celebrate Christmas with Richard Evans

Seventy six young musicians of the Cornwall Youth Brass Band spent 4 days of… read more...

Corps of Army Music Workshop Chatham 19-21 February 2014

Corps of Army Music workshop, Chatham, Kent, 19-21 February 2014 Are you over the… read more...

Corps of Army Music Workshop Colchester Feb 11

Music Workshop Colchester The Corps of Army Music is hosting a Music Workshop in… read more...

Corps of Army Music Concerts in the Park 2014

We are already preparing for the Concerts in the Park 2014 at Kneller Hall.… read more...

SWBBA Mid Winter Workshop

The ever popular Mid-Winter Brass Workshop, an Education and Training Programme event promoted by the… read more...

New look for Brass Bands England

Brass Bands England (BBE) starts the New Year by launching a new image. The… read more...

Date set for 3rd Annual Beaumont Park March and Hymn Tune Contest

After a successful contest in 2013 the Friends of Beaumont Park Committee are pleased… read more...

Peter Haigh wins the 2013 Alder Valley Brass Player of the Year award

Peter Haigh has been awarded the 2013 Alder Valley Brass Player of the Year… read more...

Brass Bands England statement regarding the selection of English Band Representative for European Youth Championships

Following numerous enquiries Brass Bands England is to clarify their choice of representative for… read more...

Oxford Cherwell Brass to enter Regionals

One of the UK's newest brass bands has announced its intention to compete at… read more...

Lofthouse 2013 Annual Awards

On Saturday 21st December 2013 Lofthouse Brass Band and Lofthouse B Band held their… read more...

Black Dyke Annual Awards Ceremony

At the final concert of the year in Huddersfield Town Hall on Sunday 22nd… read more...

Lofthouse Surf the Festive Airwaves

In October 2013 Lofthouse 2000 Brass Band were approached by BBC Radio Leeds and… read more...

Deepcar's Got Talent

Deepcar Band were delighted to hear the news over the weekend that their Solo… read more...

Richard Evans to rehearse the Cornwall Youth Brass Band

The 76 young musicians of the Cornwall Youth Brass Band will be spending 4… read more...

Northamptonshire Youth Band to represent England at the European Youth Brass Band Championships

Brass Bands England is pleased to announce that Northamptonshire Youth Band and their Musical… read more...

Wolverton Town Bands gets Christmas off to a festive start

Wolverton Town Band began its festive activities with two performances at John Lewis over… read more...

Great turn out for Long Eaton Solo duet and quartet contest

Recently the Long Eaton Silver Prize Band held their annual solo duet and quartet… read more...

BTM Band Society Christmas Concert

The BTM Brass Band Society invites you to its Annual Christmas Concert, featuring both… read more...

Russell Gray Appointed as New Musical Director for NYBBS

The Scottish Brass Band Association is pleased to announce that Russell Gray has been… read more...

Harlow Brass Christmas Concert

Harlow Brass band invite you to our Christmas Concert pn Saturday December 8th at… read more...

British Open Youth at the Guild

Lancashire Contests have annouced that British Open Youth at the Guild Festival will take place… read more...

Black Dyke Band record Tony Benn film soundtrack

On Monday 25th November at Morley Town Hall, Black Dyke Band recorded a film… read more...

46th Weston Super Mare Contest Details Announced

The South West Brass Band Association have announced the details for the popular and friendly… read more...

Pendeen set for a Christmas Spectacular

Pendeen Silver Band will be performing a Christmas Spectacular at Pendeen Church on Sunday… read more...

The final Christmas concert In the Cavern in 2013

Join Ireland Colliery Chesterfield band once again when they bring the annual Christmas concerts… read more...

Music and Real Ale Weekend - Chesterfield 2014

The annual Music and Real Ale weekend held by Ireland Colliery Chesterfield band and… read more...

Ireland Colliery Chesterfield Band prepare for a Festive Brass Concert

Only two weeks to go till the annual Christmas concert from Chesterfield’s finest Brass… read more...

Tintwistle celebrate with a Christmas Concert in a Cavern

Tintwistle Band will be appearing in Peak Cavern, Castleton on Sunday 15th December 2013… read more...

Rhyl Silver Band - Christmas Concert

Rhyl Silver Band will be holding their Christmas Concert on December 14th, 7pm in… read more...

Sherborne Town Band - Christmas Singalong!

Sherborne Town Band Christmas Sing along Concert - Featuring Sherborne Youth Band Saturday 14th… read more...

Pendeen Band Record for Edges and Extremes

Members from Pendeen Silver Band have recently been recording a series of Cornish Hymns… read more...

Scottish Youth Brass Band Championships Off to a Flying Start at Perth

The first day of the Scottish Youth Brass Band Championships, presented by The Scottish… read more...

SBBA declares its complete confidence in its President

The Executive Committee of the Scottish Brass Band Association has met to discuss recent… read more...

It started with a street sweeper and a busker…

On Saturday 16th November 2013 the Christmas Shoppers in Briggate, Leeds were treated to… read more...

Contest Results: Brass in Concert 2013

The Welsh continued to dominate as Cory and Tredegar take the top two spots… read more...

New Music Biennial Dates Set

The dates for the first set of New Music Biennial premieres have been announced by… read more...

The King of Brass in Concert to lead Leyland

Leyland Band are delighted to announce that they are, once again, to be lead… read more...

Richard Evans Decides To Resign from NYBBS

It is with regret that The Scottish Brass Band Association announces that Richard Evans… read more...

New Press Officer for Brass Bands England

Brass Bands England are delighted to announce that John Stirzaker has accepted the appointment… read more...

Spring Festival 2014: Test Pieces Announced [video]

The test pieces have been anounced for the 2014 Spring Festival in Blackpool. Grand… read more...

New Musical Director for Summerbridge and Dacre

The Summerbridge and Dacre Prize Silver Band is one of two remaining bands in… read more...

St Austell Youth Band have Best Basses in Cornwall

At the recent Cornwall Brass Band Association annual competition held in Falmouth, St Austell… read more...

Heyl Town Band are SWBBA Third Section Champions

Heyl Town Band were crowned South West 3rd Section Champions at the South West… read more...

Adjudicators announced for the North West Regional Championships

The North West Regional Committee have announced who the adjudicators will be for the… read more...

Yorkshire Regional Championships Release Schedule

The Yorkshire Regional committee has announced the schedule and adjudicators for the Yorkshire Brass… read more...

Successful Day At Foden's Band 3rd Solo, Duet & Quartet Contest

At Sandbach School on Saturday 2nd November, the 3rd annual solo, duet and quartet… read more...

Success for Pendeen at the SWBBA Championships

Pendeen Silver Band has ended the year with success at the South West Brass… read more...

Contest Results: Aldbourne crowned South West Champions

The 67th Annual Championships of the South West Brass Band Association were held at… read more...

Lanner impress in their last first section appearance

The members of the Lanner and District Silver Band made the familiar trip up… read more...

A Charm-ing Evening

Creswell Colliery Brass Band had a great evening on Saturday October 26th, with a ploughman's supper followed by… read more...

Hitting the White Notes

Join us for an evening of music. Lofthouse 2000 Brass Band are proud to… read more...

Registration for GBYB Winter Workshop is now open

Following the success of their previous workshops Grimethorpe Colliery Band have announced the details of… read more...

2013 St Andrews Festival of Brass

The Scottish Brass Band Association is delighted to offer its support to the 2013… read more...

Joe Cook to step down from Dyke

Joe Cook to step down Tuba soloist Joseph Cook has confirmed he is taking… read more...

City of Cardiff appoint two new Conductors

City of Cardiff Brass Bands have annouced the recruitment of two talented conductors to… read more...

Dates Announced for 2014 Summer Courses for the National Youth Brass Bands of Scotland

The Scottish Brass Band Association, parent body of The National Youth Brass Band of… read more...

Pendeen Band Open Rehearsal before SWBBA Championships

As part of the preparations for the South West Brass Band Association Championships in… read more...

Rhyl Silver Band Open Rehearsal

The Rhyl Silver Band conducted by Mr. Keith Jones is holding an open rehearsal … read more...

The Scottish Festival of Brass 2013: Advertising Opportunity for All

The Scottish Festival of Brass 2013 takes place on 17th, 23rd and 24th November… read more...

NYBBS – Audition Dates Announced

The Scottish Brass Band Association, the parent body of The National Youth Brass Bands… read more...

New Website Launched for European Festival of Brass 2014

The Scottish Brass Band Association (SBBA) is pleased to announce that the new website… read more...

Wolverton Town Band’s steamy performance

Wolverton Town Band recently performed at the town’s railway station (Sat 14 September). A… read more...

West of England Bandsmen's Festival - Bugle 2013: Cornwall Channel Video Documentry Sky

The Cornwall Channel is a dedicated TV Channel for Cornwall that brings local content… read more...

Gibson joins Aveley & Newham

Aveley & Newham Band have announced the signing of Alex Gibson to their solo… read more...

Dean returns to Barnton Silver as MD

Barnton Silver Band is pleased to announce the appointment of Ron Dean as their… read more...

BBb Bass Legend Derek Jackson Passes

The sad news has been announced that former Black Dyke and Fairey Band BBb… read more...

Sherborne Town Band Open Day

Do you play a brass instrument?  Want to join a group of friendly musicians… read more...

Contest Results: ODBBA Entertainment Contest 2013

Results of the ODBBA Entertainment Contest 2013. Section B (Unregistered bands) 1st Place: Abbey… read more...

South West Finest to Compete at Torquay

The 67th Annual Championships of the South West Brass Band Association will be held on Saturday 2nd November 2013 at The… read more...

Thompson departs from Carlton Main Frickley

Carlton Main Frickley Colliery Band is sad to announce that after a great 3… read more...

Lanner Academy crowned Cornish Champions

The young people of Lanner Academy have added yet another title and more silverware… read more...

Pendeen Learners Perform First Concert

Some of the learners from the Pendeen Junior Band played in their first ever… read more...

Dunaskin Doon Band on the way back ...

Having endured a difficult 12 months Dunaskin Doon Band are on their way back,… read more...

National Finals: Championship Section - Photographs from Social Media

With all events in this modern age the Internet and Social Media contains a… read more...

Solo Competition Winner Laura Shines At Future Brass Event

On Sunday 13th October Great Yarmouth Youth Brass joined forces with Great Yarmouth Brass… read more...

Hopper onto Sop for Aveley & Newham

Aveley & Newham Band have announced that former Besses o' th' Barn player Steve Hopper has… read more...

Sloggett on Trombone at St Dennis Band

St Dennis Band in Cornwall have announced the signing of yet another talented young brass… read more...

Rainford Brass Band “Slow Melody & Quartet Contest”

The Rainford Band is extremely pleased to announce that the first ever Rainford Band… read more...

Harlow Brass succeed in their first contest for over 10 years

Harlow Brass Band achieved a second place on their return to the contesting stage… read more...

Contest Results: St. Austell crowned Cornish Champions

The 58th Cornish Brass Band Championships took place at Falmouth Methodist Church on Saturday… read more...

National Finals: Championship Section Results

The Welsh banding roll continues with the top two spots at the National Championship… read more...

SBBA Launches Community Events Programme for European Festival of Brass 2014

In 2014, The Scottish Brass Band Association (SBBA) will be presenting the 2014 European… read more...

UK’s Most Northerly Brass Band Joins SBBA

The Scottish Brass Band Association (SBBA) are pleased to welcome the Lerwick Brass Band… read more...

National Finals: Championship Section Runners and Predictions

This weekend will see the final chapter in the National Finals for 2013 with… read more...

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Weston Super Mare "Own Choice" Contest

Adjudicator Announcements-November Schedules and Application Forms available late December A South West Brass Band… read more...

Camborne Perform for Brenda Wootton Anniversary

Camborne Band will be performing in a special anniversary concert to commemorate Brenda Wootton on… read more...

Helston Appoint Concert Band MD

Helston Town Band have announced the appointment of Ian Edwards as the first Musical… read more...

Foden's on Film

A new South Cheshire film production is on schedule after it received full backing… read more...

Lip Injury Set Back for Foden's

Foden's Band defence of the National Championships has been dealt a blow following a lip… read more...

Johnson slides over to Principal Trombone at Leyland Band

Leyland Band are pleased to announce the appointment of Ross Johnson to the position… read more...

Flowers to lose Principal Euphonium Andrew Hicks

Flowers Band have announced that they are saddened that Andrew Hicks, the band's principal… read more...

Future Brass Concert

Future Brass at Christchurch, King Street, Great Yarmouth. On Sunday 13th October, a very… read more...

New Band in Lincolnshire

Foss Dyke Band is pleased to announce the launch of a new brass band… read more...

JSVB Team Up With Whistling Champion In Long Eaton

The world famous James Shepherd Versatile Brass are to appear for the first time… read more...

Contest Results: Bolsover Entertainment Contest 2013

The Bolsover Entertainment Contest is one of the leading brass band entertainment festivals. What… read more...

Contest Results: WWBBA (Burry Port) Contest 2013

With 2013 being the year of Welsh banding it was a celebratory scene in… read more...

EBBA Announces a European Youth Brass Band Contest for 2014

The European Brass Band Association (EBBA) is delighted to confirm that details have now… read more...

All the White notes!

Lofthouse 2000 Brass Band are proud to bring you an evening of brass music… read more...

Launceston Town Band Solo & Quartet Contest 2013

Launceston Town Band are looking forward to their annual Solo & Quartet contest. Our… read more...

Open Rehearsal as Woodfalls Prepare for National Championships

Woodfalls Brass Band will be holding an open rehearsal on Wednesday 9th October ahead… read more...

Special Concert for the Future Brass of Great Yarmouth

On Sunday 13th October, a very special concert will take place at Christchurch, Great… read more...

Last Night of the Proms for Camborne Town Band

Featuring the Camborne Band with guests Redruth Amateur Operatic Society Trust singers and soloist… read more...

George Lloyd Centenary Events in Cornwall

To mark the Centenary of the great Cornish Composer, born in St Ives on… read more...

The End for the British Brass Band Registry

Brass Bands England re-focuses energiesAt the September meeting of Brass Bands England the Trustees… read more...

Tredegar and Co-operative Funeralcare Rise to the Top

The BrassStats rankings for October have been updated and reward Tredegar and Co-operative Funeralcare… read more...

Contest Results: SCABA Autumn Contest - 2013

Championship Section Belgium Brass Band Zele (Bart van der Strieckt) - Red Priest Wantage Silver… read more...

Fleetwood Contest Results - 2013

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New resident conductor at Reg Vardy

In the run up to the National Finals, Reg Vardy Band is pleased to… read more...

Varley moves to Dyke Horn Position

Following the announcement of Jonathan Bates as the new solo horn, Black Dyke now… read more...

Phoenix WM Brass require help

Since the Area's in March Phoenix West Midlands Brass Band have lost several players… read more...

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Brass in Concert 2013 Brass and Percussion Workshops supported by Yamaha

Brass in Concert Festival, which will take place at the prestigious Sage Gateshead on… read more...

A Soaring Success for Hawks

Hawk Green Brass Band along with Marple Brass Band represented The North West at… read more...

PROMS AT THE MINACK

Mount Charles Band are preparing for their 10th anniversary of performing at The Minack Theatre, Porthcurno. It… read more...

New Tuba player for Black Dyke

Black Dyke is pleased to confirm Joshua Flynn will be joining on Eb Tuba.… read more...

Paul Duffy to step down from Dyke

Paul Duffy is to step down from his position as soprano at Black Dyke,… read more...

Feast of Events at the European Festival of Brass 2014

The European Festival of Brass 2014 Presented by The Scottish Brass Band Association The… read more...

Tickets Now on Sale for 2014 European Brass Band Championship Events in Perth, Scotland

The European Brass Band Association (EBBA) and the Scottish Brass Band Association (SBBA) are… read more...

Boost to player numbers at Dobcross

Dobcross Silver is delighted to welcome several new and returning players to the band.… read more...

Brass Bands England in Joint Event with Fodens

As part of Brass Bands England's burgeoning series of meetings across England, Rachel Veitch-Straw… read more...

North Skelton Band Prepare for the Forthcoming Season

North Skelton Band have been celebrating a very succesful return to contesting this year after… read more...

Full Line Up for Pogson Bay Announced

A maximum of 15 bands have entered this years Pogson Bray Entertainment Contest. Each… read more...

Jonathan Bates announced as new Solo Horn

Black Dyke are delighted to announce the highly talented Jonathan Bates as their new… read more...

New Musical Director For Launceston Town Band

Launceston Town Band has a new Musical Director : Jeremy Taylor, Has been involved with… read more...

Welsh Bands Triumph in the National Finals - Review and Photographs

It has been another highly successful weekend for Welsh banding with three out of… read more...

National Finals: First Section Results

The results of the first section at the National Finals in Cheltenham have been… read more...

National Finals: Third Section Results

The results of the third section at the National Finals have been announced. LGB… read more...

National Finals: Fourth Section Results

The results from the fourth section at the National Finals have been annouced and… read more...

West of England Bandsmen's Festival - Bugle 2014 - Test Pieces Announced

The test pieces for the West of England Bandsmen's Festival have been announced.  The… read more...

National Finals: Second Section Results

The results of the Second Section of the National Finals at Cheltenham has been… read more...

Live Twitter: Nationals Finals 2013

Follow all the action from the National Finals over the weekend with this live… read more...

Contest Runners: SWBBA Championships - 2nd November 2013

The runners for the 67th South West Brass Band Association Annual Championships at Torquay… read more...

Test Pieces Announced for Regionals 2014

The test pieces for the Regionals in 2014 have been announced. The Regionals 2014 CD… read more...

Busy Summer Season Ends Underground

A busy summer season for Creswell Colliery Brass Band comes to an end on… read more...

CD Review: Crown Imperial, Leyland Band - Thomas Wyss

If your band has released a CD and would like it reviewed and the… read more...

Last Night of the Proms, 21st September in Stocksbridge, Sheffield

On Saturday 21st September The Venue in Stocksbridge (formerly know as the popular brass… read more...

Concert: Around The World in 80 Minutes

Ware Brass presents....Around The World in 80 Minutes. Saturday 2nd November 2013, 7.30pm. The… read more...

Contest Results: Aveley & Newham Win Top Spot at the Wychavon Festival of Brass 2013

The Wychavon Festival of Brass Entertainment Contest took place over the weekend of the… read more...

Proms comes to Lincoln

If you missed the Proms at the Royal Albert Hall then don't worry because… read more...

Trio of new players added at Camborne

Camborne Band have announced a trio of new signings. Joanna Scott has been appointed Principal… read more...

Pemberton secure financial backing

Following the grand opening of Wigan Youth Zone in June, the Pemberton Old Wigan… read more...

Hatherleigh Silver reunited with 'Joey' the War Horse

Hatherleigh Silver plays again for the horse that inspired the famous book, play and… read more...

Yasuaki Fukuhara joins Leyland

Leyland Band are pleased to announce the appointment of renowned percussionist Yasuaki Fukuhara. Yasuaki… read more...

Contest Results: Dr Martin Trust Contest - 15th September 2013

Full report to follow. Co-operative Funeralcare Reg Vardy Yorkshire Imperial Urquhart Travel Rothwell Temperance… read more...

Aldbourne Celebrate the Rich Heritage of Banding

2013 has seen Aldbourne Band commemorate its 153-year history with a lottery sponsored ‘Heritage Project’, collating… read more...

Retirement of Brian Elliott

After 13 enjoyable years as Secretary to The Council of West of England Brass… read more...

Steamy Performance for Wolverton Town Band

Wolverton Town Band recently performed at the town’s railway station (Sat 14 September). A… read more...

National Finals: First Section Runners and Predictions

Our final look forward to Cheltenham sees us previewing and predicting for the 1st… read more...

Tour de France Chance for Yorkshire Bands!

The Tour de France is the world’s largest annual sporting event, regularly drawing crowds… read more...

A Family Affair at Cornwall Youth Brass Band

The Cornwall Youth Brass Band is fast turning into a Family affair with no… read more...

National Finals: Second Section Runners and Predictions

On Saturday September 21st eighteen second section bands will be competing in the National… read more...

Contest Runners: Dr Martin Trust Contest - 15th September 2013

The Dr Martin Trust Contest is an annual, world class, brass band competition for… read more...

Contest Runners: Wychavon Festival of Brass Entertainment Contest 14/15th September

The Wychavon Festival of Brass is being held this weekend (14th & 15th September… read more...

Cranbrook Town band to play at Music Festival

Cranbrook Town Band will be performing as part of Cranbrook's music festival, on the… read more...

Tredegar bandroom displays new "welcome mat"

Tredegar Band, British Open Champions, have an impressive display in their tidy bandroom in… read more...

National Finals: Third Section Runners and Predictions

Seventeen Thirds Section Bands will be competing at Cheltenham Racecourse on September 22nd where… read more...

Contest Results: Elland Silver take Beaumont Park

An enjoyable day was had by all with the weather perfect for the event in  Beaumont… read more...

National Finals: Fourth Section Runners and Predictions

Nineteen 4th Section Bands will descend upon Cheltenham Racecourse on September 21st where Derek… read more...

Regionals 2014 - Pre-order the area test pieces on CD

The 2014 Regionals CD is now available to pre-order from Amazon. No clues of… read more...

Michael Thackary joins Ireland Colliery for the Finals

Ireland Colliery would like to welcome a new player to the ranks in time… read more...

Photos from The British Open

A selection of photos from social media from The British Open at Birmingham Symphony… read more...

Premier Win for Roche at Exmouth Entertainment Contest

The 14th Exmouth Brass Band Festival, promoted by the South West Brass Band Association, was held… read more...

Results: 2013 British Open Championships

It's been a thrilling day of exceptional performances at the Symphony Hall in Birmingham… read more...

Worthing Silver Band prepare for a Children in Need Brassbandathon

Worthing Silver Band are organising a Brassbandathon to raise money for Children in Need.… read more...

Live Twitter: Exmouth Entertainment Contest 2013

The SWBBA Exmouth Entertainment Contest is being held this Saturday at Pavilion in Exmouth.… read more...

Live Twitter: British Open 2013

The finest brass bands in Britain will be competiting for the British Open Champion title… read more...

Open Rehearsals for the Open

As the open approaches bands around the country will be having open rehearsals to… read more...

Come along to the 55th Annual Brass Band Festival!

North East Derbyshire District Council will be hosting its 55th Annual Brass Band Festival… read more...

Runners and Prediction for The British Open - 7th September 2013

Established in 1853 the oldest, and original brass band contest is taking place this… read more...

Gillingham Imperial Silver Band Visit to Hille, Germany - Review

At the end of August Gillingham Imperial Silver Band embarked on a remarkable tradition… read more...

Lanner Academy produces one of the youngest Cornwall Youth Brass Band members

The Lanner Brass Academy's star principal cornet player has successfully passed her audition to… read more...

Obituary - Merv Andrew

Mervyn Andrew. (Merv.) 1933 – 2013. The Medway Band are sad to announce the… read more...

Concert to Help Send Pendeen's Percussionist to Tanzania

Pendeen Silver Band will be holding a special concert at St. Just Methodist Church on Friday September the 6th to… read more...

Last Night of the Proms at Lanner

There are only a few days to go before Lanner & District Silver Band… read more...

SWBBA Championships Entry Deadline Approaches

There are just two weeks left (by the 13th September) for bands intending to enter… read more...

Foden's ready to defend the Open

The rehearsals and sectionals are well under way at Foden's as they prepare for the… read more...

Expanding Boobs and Brass

The all ladies charity fundraising brass band Boobs and Brass has announced plans to… read more...

Brass at Sissinghurst Country Day

Cranbrook Town Band will be playing at the Sissinghurst Castle Country day at 12:30… read more...

Grimethorpe Colliery Band with Alistair Griffin & Leddra Chapman - The One

Grimethorpe have featured in the video with Alistair Griffin and Leddra Chapman for their… read more...

Have a Free Arabian Nights with Black Dyke

Black Dyke Band will again present an open rehearsal at Morley Town Hall, this time… read more...

Runners for the Exmouth Entertainment Contest 2013

The runners for the SWBBA organised Exmouth Entertainment Contest with the adjudicator, Paul Norley,… read more...

Results: Land O'Burns Entertainment Contest 2013

Cooperative Funeralcare have kicked off the autumn contesting season with a win at the… read more...

Land O'Burns Entertainment Contest 2013 - Live Twitter Feed

The ever popular Land O'Burns Entertainment Contest run by the Dalmellington Band is being… read more...

CD Review: Words and Music, Cory Band - Philip Harper

If your band has released a CD and would like it reviewed and the… read more...

New MD for Wingates Band

Wingates Band have announced that Paul Andrews has accepted the position of Musical Director… read more...

New Trio at Lanner

There are a trio of new signings at Lanner & District Silver Band in time to boost their… read more...

Harlow Enter Contest first time for over 10 years!

Harlow Brass Band are entering the ODBBA Entertainments Contest in October. The first time… read more...

Runners and Prediction for Land O'Burns Entertainment Contest - 24th August 2013

The ever popular Land O'Burns Entertainment Contest run by the Dalmellington Band is being… read more...

Gillingham Imperial heads to the Hille

Gillingham Imperial Silver Band will see the band packing a few essentials into a… read more...

Last Night of the Proms for Camborne at Heartlands

Camborne Town Band will be presenting an evening of outstanding music in the stunning Great Hall within… read more...

Coventry Festival Band To Entertain Crowds

The Coventry Festival Band are to entertain crowds at this years British Cycle Speedway… read more...

Wolverton Town Band’s not so secret performance

Wolverton Town Band recently performed at the town’s Secret Garden on Stratford Road. The… read more...

Boobs and Brass raise over £100,000

"Boobs and Brass" have now officially raised over £100,000 for Breast Cancer Campaign. The… read more...

Ireland Colliery Chesterfield news August 2013

Ireland Colliery Chesterfield Band would like to welcome Gavin Somerset and Martyn Beckett to… read more...

NYBBS Celebration Extravaganza at Perth Concert Hall

The three bands of The National Youth Brass Band of Scotland (NYBBS) enthralled the… read more...

Brass Band England Funding Seminar at Foden's

BBE Liaison Officer Rachel Veitch-Straw will be leading a free funding seminar at Foden's… read more...

Free Youth Tickets for Foden's at Gawsworth Hall

On Sunday 18th August Foden's Band will return to the picturesque setting of Gawsworth… read more...

Regionals 2014 - Test Piece Rumours for the Area Qualifiers

Edit 19/09/13 - Click here for the actual pieces... It's that time of year… read more...

Barnetby Senior Band at Elsham RAF Reunion Service

Barnetby Senior Band will be providing the music and last post at this years… read more...

Foden's look after their history

Foden's Band have launched a new project to record as much information about the history… read more...

Hammonds Saltaire Band Shine Bright

Hammonds Saltaire Band have enjoyed a rehearsal taken by Dudley Bright, the principal trombone of the… read more...

Hughes joins Brackley & District

Brackley & District Band has announced the signing of Joshua Hughes on Principal Cornet. Josh… read more...

Arthur Butterworth Shares 90 Years of experience

Arthur Butterworth lead the National Youth Brass Band of Great Britain this week just… read more...

Celebrating in Style - The National Youth Brass Bands of Scotland at Perth Concert Hall

The National Youth Brass Bands of Scotland (NYBBS) are currently enjoying their 2013 Summer… read more...

New Musical Associates at VBS Poynton

Vernon Building Society Band have announced the appointment of leading brass band composer Darrol… read more...

Pippen to the post at Staines

Staines Brass have announced the appointment of their new musical director, Jonathan Pippen with… read more...

The Household Troops Band of The Salvation Army visit Plymouth

The Household Troops Band of The Salvation Army will be visiting Plymouth on the… read more...

Cory in Mandurah

The Cory Band have released a video from "down under" with excerpts from their… read more...

West Wales Brass Band Association Festival - 5th October 2013

Burry Port Town Band are currently preparing to host the West Wales Brass Band… read more...

BrassStats Top 10 for August

BrassStats have updated their rankings for August with no changes in the top 10.… read more...

National Eisteddfod of Wales, Championship Section Results 2013

The results of the Championship Section from the National Eisteddfod of Wales are: Deiniolen… read more...

National Eisteddfod 2013: Results from Saturday, August 3

The results from brass band contests on Saturday, August 3 in the 2013 National… read more...

Auditions for the NYBBGB & National Childrens Brass Band of GB

The NYBBGB & National Children's Brass Band of GB have audtions arrange over the… read more...

LBBA Brass Band 'Open' Contest, 24th November

Commonly known as the "Leicester" contest, the association's November Open Brass Band contest is… read more...

Lippeatt back with ABBA

The Association of Brass Band Adjudicators have announced in a statement that Stan Lippeatt has been… read more...

Pendeen name their Band Person of the Year...

Pendeen Silver Band has recently completed it's annual Band Week. As usual the week… read more...

Ashes for Yorkshire Tea Brass Band

The Yorkshire Tea Brass Band have been entertaining the crowd at Old Trafford for… read more...

NYBBGB Summer concerts programme confirmed

The National Youth Brass Band of Great Britain (NYBBGB), the UK's leading brass ensembles… read more...

Learn Brass Launched to Promote Brass Tuition

A new web based service to help people looking to learn a brass instrument… read more...

New Band in Lincolnshire

Witham Brass which started in May this year now has a regular membership of… read more...

Coventry Festival Band to be Brassed Off

COVENTRY FESTIVAL BAND have been invited to work closely with the Touring Theatre Consortium… read more...

Awards celebration!

The sweltering summer temperatures last weekend gave Langley Band the perfect excuse to celebrate by… read more...

Contact Details for the Brass Band Players Registry

The Brass Band Players Registry have new contact details.   Registrar (Tim Jones), Brass Band… read more...

Hyde Band Return to the 40's

It's nearly time to dig out your war time attire and get your dancing shoes… read more...

Whitburn reunion to mark the opening of new rehearsal facility

An ever-expanding Whitburn Band organisation is calling on all former members to get in… read more...

A week of brass in Pendeen

The annual Band Week for Pendeen Silver Band is being held from the 28th… read more...

Official Polo Shirt for the Cory Band in Australia

The official polo shirt for Cory Band's upcoming tour to Australia has been completed.… read more...

National Eisteddfod of Wales, 3rd - 4th August - Runners

The runners for the National Eisteddfod of Wales have been released. The contest is being held… read more...

CD Release: Words and Music by Cory Band

Cory Band have announced the details of our next CD release called Words and… read more...

Step Up As An Army Musician To Fill One Of 10000 Army Jobs

Musicians are being asked to step up and perform with the Corp of Army… read more...

10th anniversary repertoire for NCBBGB

The National Children’s Brass Band of Great Britain (NCBBGB) has confirmed its concert programme… read more...

White Moves For Aveley & Newham

Aveley & Newham have announced the appointment of Susan White as co-principal trombone, working… read more...

Cornwall Youth Offer a Challenge

The Cornwall Youth Brass Band is making its annual appeal for young musicians wishing… read more...

New Rep for Camborne Band

Camborne Band have announced that Demelza Sturges has joined the band on Repiano Cornet.… read more...

Besses o' th' Barn Band welcome new top chair

Following Jim Murray's decision to retire from the Principal Cornet seat, Besses o' th'… read more...

Norman Jones Legacy lives on

Brass Bands England this week shine a spotlight on the brass projects which received… read more...

Lost & Stolen Instrument Register

Our new "Lost & Stolen Register" allows users to list the details of instruments… read more...

Royal Recognition for Bugle Contest

The West of England Bandsman’s Festival and St Austell Town Band received the Royal… read more...

End of Month Deadline for Beaumont Park Entries

The deadline for any bands still thinking about entering The Beaumont Park March Contest is Wednesday… read more...

Search over for Milnrow Principal

Milnrow Band are pleased to announce the appointment of our new principal cornet, Joanne Johnson.… read more...

Sales over for John Dickinson

Sale Brass Band have announced that after six wonderful years under the direction of… read more...

Sidwell to lead Dobcross Silver Band

Dobcross Silver Band is delighted to announce the appointment of our new Musical Director,… read more...

Aldbourne invite conductors to an intensive weekend

Aldbourne Band are delighted to invite conductors to join them at their inaugural conducting course… read more...

Final Touches for Bolsover Summer School

Final touches are now being put to the Bolsover Summer School which will commence… read more...

New Signings for Camborne Band

Camborne Band have announced two summer signings with Simon Kendal and Dominic Turner joining… read more...

Foden's Youth Band open applications for new members

Foden's Youth Band are pleased to announce that applications are open for new members… read more...

Childs to Leave Black Dyke

Dr Robert Childs has decided to relinquish his position as Associate Music Director at… read more...

ICCB and Raw Brewery Solo contest results 2013

The 2nd Ireland Colliery Chesterfield Brass Band and Raw Brewery Solo, Duet and Quartet contest… read more...

Battle of The Bands 2013 - Report

The 7th ICCB and Staveley Town Council Battle of  the Bands contest was held in Staveley… read more...

John Hitchens returns to Camborne Town Band

Camborne Town Band have announced the signing and return of top Euphonium player John Hitchens.… read more...

New Website Launched for Flowers Band

Flowers Band have launched a new website. The site contains details of their engagments,… read more...

Cranbrook Town Band to perform on Folkestone Bandstand

Cranbrook Town Band be performing on the recently refurbished Folkestone bandstand on Sunday 14th… read more...

New Band Manager Appointed for Fairey Band

The Fairey Band have announced that Nigel Beasley has been appointed to the role… read more...

Bugle Silver Band Sponsors Expand

Bugle Silver Band would like to wish good luck to one of their main… read more...

Whiston Festival of Brass & Real Ale 2013 - Results

After a fantastic days banding in Whiston the results are: 1st Section - Silk… read more...

Mad4Brass Bands Day is here!

Mad4Brass Bands Day 2013 is all about Making a Difference by telling the world… read more...

Whiston Festival of Brass & Real Ale 2013 - Live Twitter Feed

Keep up to date with all the action from the Whiston Festival of Brass… read more...

Whiston Festival of Brass & Real Ale 2013 - Runners

The runners for the contest at the Whiston Festival of Brass & Real Ale… read more...

BEaK Band have new MD in the Nest!

Bristol East and Kingswood Band based in Hanham, Bristol have recently appointed the up… read more...

Cranbrook Town Band to appear at Tentertainment

Cranbrook Town band will be appearing as part of Tenterdens all day music festival… read more...

MAD4Brass Bands day countdown; 2 days to go!

This year’s Brass Bands England MAD4Brass Bands day campaign is encouraging bands to use… read more...

Musical Innovation at Inverness

The Scottish Brass Band Association (SBBA) is delighted to report on the success of… read more...

Mad4Brass Bands Day - Saturday 6th July

Brass Bands England continue their drive for more publicity for bands this week. Their… read more...

New Centre of Musical Excellence Opens

A brand new, purpose built Centre of Musical Excellence is to be officially opened… read more...

AN EVENING OF MUSIC WITH OLD HALL BRASS SOUTHPORT LITTLE THEATRE - 16.06.2013 - Review by Peter Elliott

Karen and I arrived at the theatre where there was already a sizeable crowd… read more...

Bands work together to find solutions

The Northern Regional Brass Band Trust last week hosted a Funding Network meeting for… read more...

Charity Concert for the Children's Hospice Southwest

Matt Rowe, euphonium for Lanner Silver Band organised a concert last year by a brass… read more...

English Nationals 2013 - Live Twitter Feed

Keep up to date with the build up and the action from the Elgar… read more...

English Nationals 2013 - Runners

The much maligned English Nationals are taking place this Saturday at the Elgar Hall… read more...

Freckleton Band Annual Charity Concert

Freckleton Band's annual Charity Concert in aid of these two great causes, Trinity Hospice… read more...

Foden's announce the date for their 2013 solo contest

Foden's Band is proud to announce that the 3rd Solo, Duet and Quartet contest… read more...

Blushing Brass Charity Concert in Verwood

Inspired by the charitable fund raising achieved by a group call “Boobs & Brass”,… read more...

Reg Vardy Amnesty

Is there something wayward lurking in your wardrobe or cupboard? Reg Vardy Band would… read more...

Jim Murray steps down from Besses' Top Chair

Jum Murray, principal cornet of Besses o'th' Barn Band has stepped down after three and… read more...

Battle of The Bands 2013 - Results

Bands from Yorkshire and the Midlands battled it out this weekend at the entertainment… read more...

Russell Gray to lead 2014 European Youth Brass Band

The Scottish Brass Band Association (SBBA), in conjunction with The European Brass Band Association… read more...

SBBA Open Doors to Open Youth Sections

The 2013 Scottish Youth Brass Band Championships, which forms part of the Scottish Festival… read more...

Video: West of England Bandmen's Festival Marches 2013

Videos uploaded to YouTube of the marches at the West of England Bandmen's Festival… read more...

Helston Town Band Appoints New Musical Director

Helston Town Band has been busy auditioning candidates to take up the vacant role… read more...

Video: How to use the Events Page on Empty Chairs

A quick video to explain about the exciting new events page feature on Empty… read more...

Silver Band and Silver Voices

"Silver Band and Silver Voices" Pendeen Silver Band and The Buccas Four in Concert… read more...

Battle of The Bands 2013 - Live Twitter Feed

Keep up to date with all the action from the Speedwell Rooms in Staveley… read more...

Friary Guildford 30th Anniversary - July 13th 2013

Friary Guildford are celebrating their 30th anniversary this year. They will be holding their… read more...

George Lloyd Centenary on the BBC

The Centenary of Cornish Composer George Lloyd falls on Friday 28th June. On this… read more...

A Culture of Commitment to Creativity

Strong support for brass bands was shown at a meeting in London last week.… read more...

Fodens at Huddersfield Town Hall - June 29th 2013

Foden's are in concert on 29th June at Huddersfield Town Hall with Colne Valley… read more...

ABBA: How percussion is perceived and incorporated into the adjudication process

The Association of Brass Band Adjudicators (ABBA) has reported on how percussion is perceived… read more...

Runners for Battle of the Bands 2013

This weekend see the annual 'Battle of the Bands' at the Speedwell Rooms in Staveley.… read more...

Cranbrook band to appear at Deal bandstand

Cranbrook Town Band have the pleasure of performing at Deal memorial bandstand this Sunday… read more...

Black Dyke Band Open Rehearsal at Morley Town Hall

Black Dyke – free admission to open rehearsal at Morley Town Hall TUESDAY 25th. … read more...

Winning young composer to be honoured at Gorge Brass Band Festival

A 17-year old pupil from Shrewsbury School who has won a competition to compose… read more...

Alan Morrison to appear at Ironbridge Gorge Brass Band Festival

Tickets go on sale for top Brass Band Festival Tickets have gone on sale… read more...

Besson become Foden's Youth Official Parter

Foden's Band are delighted to announce that Besson have become an official partner of… read more...

James Shepherd Versatile Brass Reform

  The big reunion… James Shepherd Versatile Brass are reforming as part of Lofthouse… read more...

Concert: Besses o' th' Barn Band & Affetside Choir Present "Summer Brass and Voices"

Featuring Besses o' th' Barn Band and Affetside Choir. Tickets on sale now - £6,… read more...

West of England Bandsmen's Festival 2013 - Review of Bugle Contest

The sun shone as twenty two Bands marched and played at this open air… read more...

Hebden Bridge March Contest 2013 - Results

The 6th Annual Hebden Bridge March Contest was held on Sunday, June 16th with Marsden… read more...

West of England Bandsmen's Festival - Bugle 2013 - Results

On a blustery day in Bugle the audience enjoyed 22 bands performing in the… read more...

Joint Concert Between Woodfalls and Gillingham Imperial Silver Band

It gives us great pleasure to present a special concert – Gillingham Imperial Silver… read more...

Great Yarmouth Brass 40th Anniversary

The musicians of the town’s Brass Band, Great Yarmouth Brass are now making the… read more...

Make-A-Difference 4 Brass Bands Day: 6th July 2013

A day for brass bands to promote events and good deeds, impress new audiences… read more...

Bugle 2013 - West of England Bandsmen's Festival - Live Twitter Feed

Keep up to date with all the action from The West of England Bandsmen's… read more...

St. Pinnock Brass Spectacular - 5th July 2013

St. Pinnock Brass Band invite you to "Brass Spectacular" on Friday 5th July at… read more...

Advertise on Empty Chairs

Since it's launch traffic to Empty Chairs has exploded - we now have nearly… read more...

Long Eaton Silver Prize Training Band in Concert

Long Eaton Silver Prize Training Band will be giving a FREE concert on Saturday… read more...

Foden's return to Gawsworth Hall

Foden's will be making a welcomed return to Gawsworth Hall this summer. After last… read more...

Jeremy Meddows-Taylor joins Flowers

Flowers Band have announced that Jeremy Meddows-Taylor will be joining the band with immediate effect… read more...

Audio: Encores - Black Dyke Mills (Digital Download)

The Black Dyke Mills CD, Encores is available as a digital download from Amazon.… read more...

George Lloyd Centenary Concert with Camborne Town Band and Cornwall Youth Brass Ensemble

On Friday June 28th Camborne Town Band and Cornwall Youth Brass Ensemble with perform… read more...

Hazel Grove Brass Band in Concert, Sunday 16th June

The North West Regional Second Section Runners up, Hazel Grove Brass Band, will be… read more...

Holmfirth Contest - Results 2013

After a fantastic day of contesting at the Holmfirth Contest the results are: Section A Strata… read more...

Mnozil Brass in Coventry - 16th November 2013

Tickets are now on sale for Mnozil Brass in Coventry on Saturday November 16th as… read more...

Brass & Voice - Christ Church, Nelson - 22nd June 2013

Nelson Brass and Nelson Arion Male Voice Choir are holding a 'Brass and Voice'… read more...

Bandstand: Band Concerts at the Ring 'O' Bells, Marple - 2013

The Ring 'O' Bells in Marple have published their summer brass programme. read more...

Holmfirth Contest - Live Twitter Feed

Keep up to date with all the latest tweets from the Holmfirth Contest. If… read more...

Holmfirth Contest Runners - 9th June 2013

The Holmfirth Contest is taking place this Sunday, the 9th June 2013. With a bumper… read more...

Boarshurst Band Club - Sunday Brass 2013

The Boarshurst Band Club have published their Sunday Brass programme for 2013. A particular highlight… read more...

Bournemouth Concert Brass present Hollywood & Broadway, 23rd June 2013

Bournemouth Concert Brass are performing their annual ‘Hollywood & Broadway’ concert at The Regent… read more...

Bandstand: Band Concerts at Victoria Gardens, Truro

The programme of bands performing on the Victoria Gardens Bandstand in Truro, Cornwall has… read more...

Brass on the BBC - Town with Nicholas Crane

Brass music in Huddersfield was featured on the BBC with Marsden Silver Band providing… read more...

Forest of Dean Solo & Ensemble Championship

The 7th Forest of Dean Solo & Ensemble Championship takes place on Saturday 13th… read more...

Coventry Festival Band Summer Spectacular Concert, Sat 8th June 2013

The Coventry Festival Band will be holding their Summer Concert this Saturday, June 8th,… read more...

Old Hall Brass concert at Southport Little Theatre

Tickets are now available for the Old Hall Brass annual concert at Southport Little… read more...

Lofthouse 2000 Host a Music Cafe

Lofthouse are always happy to meet old friends and new, both players and non-players… read more...

Adventurers in Music at the Royal Cornwall Show

Adventurers in Music will be at the Royal Cornwall Show tomorrow, June 6th in in… read more...

Recent Updates to Empty Chairs

We've made many updates to the Empty Chairs site in the last couple of… read more...

Community Trombone Day with Black Dyke Band

On Sunday 14th July Black Dyke Band will be holding a community trombone day.… read more...

Concert of Remembrance Saturday 26th October with The Dalesman Male Voice Choir

PRESENTING A CONCERT OF REMEMBRANCE FEATURING ILKESTON BRASS & THE DALESMAN MALE VOICE CHOIR… read more...

Special Porthleven Town Band Rehearsal at the Hall for Cornwall

Porthleven Town Band are busy finalising their preparations for the Bugle West of England… read more...

Ripon Entertainment Contest 2013 - Results

A splendid day of entertainment has been enjoyed in Ripon Cathedral. The results from… read more...

Milnrow swoop in to the top 10

The BrassStats rankings have been updated for the end of May and see Milnrow… read more...

Ripon Entertainment Contest 2013 - Live Twitter Feed

Follow all the action shared from the Ripon Entertaimnet Contest with this live Twitter… read more...

Blue Peter - Barney's Brass Band Challenge at Whit Friday

Here is a fantastic clip from BBC Blue Peter of Barney completing his Brass… read more...

New Development Band 'Gateway Brass' Launched by Skipton Brass

Skipton Brass, a Yorkshire based 4th section brass band are securing the tradition of brass… read more...

Players required

Belle Vue Brass Band require a Solo Cornet player and 1st Baritone player. We… read more...

Brass Bands at South Tyneside Summer Festival 2013

Brass bands will be taking centre stage at the Amphitheatre in South Shields during… read more...

Runners for Ripon Contest - 1st June 2013

The runners for the Ripon Entertainment Contest on Saturday, 1st June 2013 are: 12:00… read more...

Whiston Festival of Brass & Real Ale 2013

The Whiston Festival of Brass & Real Ale will be held on Saturday 6th… read more...

New Website Launched for St. Pinnock Brass Band

A new website has been launched for St Pinnock Brass Band. The website has… read more...

Mnozil Brass in the UK - 31st May to 2nd June 2013

HAPPY BIRTHDAY – 20 years of MNOZIL BRASS – A Jubilee Programme Hooray, we’ve… read more...

Chesterfield Music & Real Ale Weekend

Over the weekend of Friday 21st to Sunday 23rd of June the Ireland Colliery… read more...

World of Brass - 4BarsRest World Rankings

The World of Brass - 4barsrest.com World Rankings have been updated for May. Cory… read more...

Back to roots

Foss Dyke Band returned to its old stomping ground on 25th May when it… read more...

58th Cornish Brass Band Championships - Saturday 12th October 2013

The 58th Cornish Brass Band Championships will be held on Saturday 12th October 2013 in the… read more...

All England International Masters 2013 - Results

Results from the All England International Masters - #aeimasters2013 Twenty bands competed in this… read more...

All England International Masters - Live Twitter Feed

Keep up to date wih the latest news from the All England International Masters… read more...

Whit Friday Marches 2013 - Photos from Social Media

A selection of photographs found on social media from the Whit Friday Marches.  … read more...

Whit Friday Marches 2013 - Videos

A few videos from the Whit Friday Marches. Conducted by Andrew Warriner, this is… read more...

Pontardulais Town Band Annual Concert 2013

The Pontardulais Town Band will be holding their Annual Convert on Saturday 8th June… read more...

Whit Friday Marches 2013 - Live Feed

Keep up to date with the latest news from the Whit Friday Marches with… read more...

Championship band Woodfalls help bring Concert to Dorset Venue

The Gillingham Imperial Silver Band are proud to host a joint concert featuring the… read more...

All England International Masters, 26th May 2013 - Runners

Twenty three bands will be competing in this popular contest at The Lighthouse Theatre.… read more...

Brass Band Vacancy Statistics - Some Pretty Graphs

Do you like pretty graphs? We've just added a statistics page that graphs the… read more...

Local brass band helps launch Wolverton 175

Celebrating the 175th anniversary of the first train ever to travel from Birmingham to London,… read more...

Local brass band appoints new Musical Director

Wolverton Town Band is delighted to have appointed Jeffrey Ginn as its new Musical… read more...

Local business given a top brass send-off

Local business given a top brass send-off After establishing The Tiny Bakery in New… read more...

Beaumont Park Annual March Contest 2013

Following the success of the first March Contest in Beaumont Park last year the… read more...

Runners for the West of England Bandmen's Festival - Bugle 2013

The runners have been announced for the 89th Annual West of England Bandsman’s Festival… read more...

Weston-super-Mare Contest - Open and 2nd Section Results

The results of the Open and 2nd Section results from the Weston-super-Mare Contest. Open… read more...

Test Pieces for SWBBA Championships 2013

The test pieces for the 2013 South West Brass Band Association Championships have been… read more...

Weston-super-Mare Contest - 3rd and 4th Section Results

The results of the 3rd and 4th Sections at Weston-super-Mare are: 3rd Section 1st -… read more...

Hebden Bridge March Contest

Our Anual March Contest is to be held on sunday 16th june 2013 in… read more...

Better News Tweets, Categories, RSS and Open Graph

If you're keeping up to date with the loads of tweaks to Empty Chairs… read more...

Manifesto for the Future

David Ashworth and Kevin Holgate have set out a Manifesto for the Future after the open… read more...

World Heritage Site cultural programme heralds Cornwall’s brass and silver bands to tell mining story

Sounding the call World Heritage Site cultural programme heralds Cornwall’s brass and silver bands… read more...

Camborne MD prepares Pendeen Silver Band

Pendeen Silver Band is preparing for the West of England Bandmen's Festival (or Bugle… read more...

Monster Update to Empty Chairs!

We've just pushed an update to the Empty Chairs website that hopefully has not… read more...

Updates to Empty Chairs

Here it is, the first ever official update from Empty Chairs! We have been… read more...

Learn To Play Day at Trevada Music

Trevada Music’s Camborne store will this year be taking part in the National Learn… read more...


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