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New Listener's Choice
New Listener's Choice

A new Feature to Sounds of Brass! We are adding a new feature to our Live Broadcasts. "Listener's Choice" If you have a favourite Brass Band track, and you have a good MP3 track of it, send it to us! Also name the Track, The Band playing it, and of course your name & why its your favourite! We will… 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 2018 7.30 pm at St Pauls Church, St Albans - come and sing along! read more...

Sounds Of Brass

Great News for all Brass Band players & Supporters! Sounds Of Brass a weekly 2 hour dedictated Brass Band Radio show, is aired 3 days a week! Wednesday's 12-2pm (UK… read more...

Last Night Of The Proms

Sherborne Town Band – Last Night Of Proms!   Saturday 29th September 2018, Digby Hall, Sherborne (Hound St).  DT9 3AA.   A night to remember… patriotic britishness to the max,… 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...

New Signing at St Austell Town Band.

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

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...

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...

Brackley & District Band appoints Micah Parsons as Musical Director

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

Sounds Of Brass

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

Hitchin Band does Sinatra - Sat 28th Oct

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

New M.D. at Balderstone Brass Band

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

Sounding Brass 105.5FM

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

Lofthouse take the Silver at Buxton Spring Festival

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

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...

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...

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...

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...

Bournemouth Concert Brass bring in the New Year

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

Friezland appoint new MD

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

Keeping it in the family!

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

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...

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

Cold Ash Brass Spring Concert

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

Lofthouse Continue Winning Run at Buxton

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

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...

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...

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...

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 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...

INDIAN QUEENS BAND ANOTHER CONTEST, ANOTHER WIN!

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

Chorley Silver Band Recruitment Drive

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

Besses Boys enjoy Cornwall Tour

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

Sounds of Brass - 26th July 2015

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

Wincanton Silver Band has new MD

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

We’ve dotted all the T’s and crossed all the I’s and got all the… read more...

Reshuffle at Sale

Following the recent AGM, Soo Rose-Cook has left the role of secretary at Sale… read more...

Lofthouse awarded brass for brass!

Lofthouse 2000 Brass Band is celebrating a bumper collection for it's beginner and intermediate… read more...

New York, New York!

Lofthouse Brass Band have teamed up with North Yorkshire’s only contemporary New Orleans inspired… read more...

Boys Band Performance gets Royal Approval

The weekend of Saturday 2nd of May saw the birth of the newest member… read more...

Ireland Colliery Chesterfield band changes

~~Changes at ICCB   Ireland Colliery Chesterfield Band would like to thank three players… read more...

WHIT FRIDAY PLAYING OPPORTUNITY

UPPERMILL BAND WHIT FRIDAY PLAYING OPPORTUNITY Uppermill Band are offering a fantastic opportunity to… read more...

Ireland Colliery Chesterfield Band & Raw Brewery’s 4th Annual Beer Festival

Ireland Colliery Chesterfield Band & Raw Brewery will be running its popular Music &… read more...

Ladies of Boobs & Brass in Charity Concert

Ireland Colliery Chesterfield Band & Raw Brewery are delighted to announce that a charity… read more...

New player aiming for the high notes at Ireland

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

Dove Holes Public Band Requires front row cornets . we are a non contesting band… read more...

New Flugel Horn at Besses Boys Band

Besses Boys are delighted to announce the signing of Steph Coward to the position… read more...

March 2015 CSB 4th section Midland Champion Band 2015

  The band have been crowned section champions for the 3rd time.  The band… read more...

Indian Queens Band: Progress In Motion

Something a little special for our band members and followers. Back towards the end… read more...

Lofthouse Claim Bronze at Yorkshire Regional Championships 2015

Early on Sunday 8th March, saw 11 bands Heralding the Dawn as they made… read more...

INDIAN QUEENS BAND

Indian Queens Band are welcoming new members to all three of our Bands. Senior… read more...

Luton Band is off and running!

With the kind permission of the Co-op Sports and Social Club in Luton, we… read more...

Sounds of Brass - 1st February 2015

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

Silkstone - Noel Fest

Christmas Cheer at Silkstone’s Noel Fest The “Very Merry Christmas Band” (aka Old Silkstone… read more...

Silkstone in Bavarian Blast!

Old Silkstone “Oom-pah” Band held their 4th Annual Oktoberfest concert at the new venue… read more...

Lofthouse Brass Band Annual Awards

On Sunday 21st December 2014, Lofthouse Brass Band, Lofthouse B Band and Lofthouse Acorns… read more...

Two Victories in One Weekend

The A.W.Parker (Drybrook) Band have ended their long 2014 contest season on a historic… read more...

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Great offer from Brass Band Radio Talk Live! Email us with your Concert details,… read more...

Besses Boys Band Strengthen Ranks

Besses Boys Band are delighted to announce a number of new signings to strengthen… read more...

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Attention All Brass Bands!! Advertise your Christmas Concert with us FREE!! 24 Hours a… read more...

Tea, Cakes and a Plastic Trombone…

It wasn’t a tea and biscuits at Lofthouse Brass Band’s recent Music Café plastic… read more...

Dunaskin Doon Band - Hitting all the Right Notes

Have you heard the news? Did you hear correctly? Oh yes you did! Dunaskin… read more...

Lofthouse’s Brass Factor Debut leaves audience feeling 'Happy’!

The residents of Holmfirth were treated to a night of musical extravaganza at Holmfirth… read more...

On Line Brass Band Contest

Brass Band Radio Talk Live on Line Brass band Contest is up & running!… read more...

Cafe Culture Comes to Lofthouse

On Saturday 22nd November between 10am and 12noon, Lofthouse Brass Band will open their doors… read more...

Great Offer From BrassBandradiotalklive

We have a great new offer coming soon! We can arrange professional voice overs… read more...

New Brass Band Radio Android app

Great news from Brass Band Radio Talk Live. Great News for Brass Bands across… read more...

Lofthouse pick up prizes at Pogson Bray

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

Brass band Radio Talk Live

The latest from Brass band radio talk live. Recent live broadcast available on line… read more...

Musical Evening at Woodend Studios 11th October

Woodend Studios Autumn Exhibition On Saturday 11th October, we'll be joining Chris Cyprus, Gordon… read more...

Audio Recording & Production Course places available...

  Lofthouse 2000 Brass Band has been awarded £2000 grant from the Community Development… read more...

"The Legend of King Arthur" performance 4th Oct

Woodfalls Band will be performing a concert at St Laurence Church, Downton on Saturday… read more...

New Brass Band Contest

We are launching a Brand New Brass Band Contest! On-Line Brass Band Contest! FREE… read more...

Brass Band Radio Talk Live, for everyone who likes Brass Bands. We offer :… read more...

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Brass Band Radio Talk Live, for everyone who likes Brass Bands. We offer :… read more...

Kirkby Lonsdale Brass Band Appoints a New Musical Director

Kirkby Lonsdale Brass Band, one of the oldest in the UK, is delighted to… read more...

Brass band Music 24 hours a day!

Tune in every day ! 24 hours a day 7 days a week!  … read more...

Lofthouse will remember them...

On Saturday 27th September 2014 Lofthouse Brass Band will be holding their annual Patron’s… read more...

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Brass Band Radio Talk Live Advertise with us £20.00 per year Your Logo &… read more...

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Brass Band Radio Talk Live Weekly Live broadcast Wednesday evenings 8-9pm (bst) Brass Band… read more...

Brass band Radio Talk Live

We are live again tonight wednesday 13th August 8-9 pm (bst) Don't forget to… read more...

2015 dates announced for major brass festival

2015 dates have been announced for the country’s largest non-competitive brass band festival. The… read more...

Our recent Live Broadcast

Our recent live Brass Band Radio broadcast is available so you can catch up… read more...

Sounds of Brass - 17th August 2014

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

Massed band farewell for David Loukes

It was standing room only at the Treswithian Downs Crematorium at Camborne for the… read more...

Our recent Live Broadcast

Hi On this weeks show we Featured world renowned Bass Trombone player Ben Van… read more...

Can you be the Brasstermind Champion?

On Friday 1st August, Lofthouse Brass Band will be hosting their very own quiz… read more...

Brass band Radio Talk Live

If you missed our live broadcast on the 16th July Visit our web site… read more...

Andrew Duncan Returns To His Musical Career

The Scottish Brass Band Association wishes to announce that Andrew Duncan, its Development Manager… read more...

Next Live Broadcast

Our next Live broadcast which includes exclusive music to us is Wednesday 16th July… read more...

Sounds of Brass - 13th July 2014

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

All New Female front row at ICCB

Ireland Colliery Chesterfield band would like to welcome two new players to the band… read more...

Win Travels by Tredegar Town Band

Win a Brand new CD "Travels by Tredegar Town Band" Yes! We have 10… read more...

Updates From Brass band Radio talk Live

Brass Band Radio Talk Live The Only Live Talk Radio show for Brass Bands… read more...

Brass band Radio Talk Live

We are live again tomorrow! Wednesday 2nd July 8-9 pm (Bst) email in all… read more...

Live Show tonight 25th June 8-9pm

Brass Band radio Talk Live is live again tonight wednesday 25th June 8-9pm Get… read more...

Stolen

PLEASE Keep your eyes peeled for a lot of percussion items and two stick… read more...

Updates From Brass band Radio talk Live

Our next Live Broadcast is Wednesday 25th June We also offer FREE advertising for… read more...

Tonights Live Broadcast

Tonight Wednesday 18th June 8-9 pm (BST) We are live again for our weekly… read more...

Listen any day any time!

Now you can tune in any day at any time and listen to our… read more...

Latest news from Brass Band Radio Talk Live

Please tune in to Brass Band Radio Talk Live Live every wednesday evening 2000… read more...

Lofthouse Scoop 3rd Place

'A fine performance’ is how adjudicator Richard Evans described Lofthouse Brass Band’s efforts at… read more...

Sounds of Brass - 1st June 2014

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

scaba announces the formation of the new Southern Counties Youth Band

scaba is proud to announce the formation of the new Southern Counties Youth Band.… read more...

List Your Bands web site with us!

We have another new feature for Brass Bands! 1. Email us with your Brass… read more...

The Only Live Talk Radio show for Brass Bands in the world!

Brass Band Radio Talk Live The Only Live Talk Radio show for Brass Bands… read more...

Latest news from Brass Band Radio Talk Live

New update!!! We now play a recording of our live broadcast every day of… read more...

Sounds of Brass - 25th May 2014

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

Sounds of Brass - 18th May 2014

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

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

The 3rd Ireland Colliery Chesterfield Band Solo, Duet and Quartet contest is being held… read more...

Betteshanger at Deal Memorial Bandstand 4th May

Betteshanger Colliery Welfare Band will be opening the season of band concerts by performing… read more...

help us to spread the word

Want to help to promote our Radio station. If you have a brass band… read more...

Sounds of Brass - 27th April 2014

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

Last Live show

If you missed our last Live broadcast, Tune in 24/7 to catch up. Two… read more...

Betteshanger Colliery Welfare Band

Betteshanger Colliery Welfare Band present their first concert of the summer season at Deal… read more...

Greenalls welcome New Solo Baritone

Greenalls Brass band is pleased to welcome Leanne Ball back to the band to… read more...

Live Brass Band Radio Talk show

Our next Live Brass Band Radio Talk show is tonight wed 23rd April 8-9pm… read more...

2014 European Youth Brass Band Set To Savour Scotland

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

Sounds of Brass - 13th April 2014

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

All that Brass

All That Btass a Spring concert by Ireland Colliery Chesterfied Band in  St Thomas… read more...

Cornets now at full strength

The band welcomes experienced players James Ball , Christine Houlton and Gareth Jones to… read more...

Change of MD at Besses

Besses o’ th’ Barn announce that they have mutually parted company with Musical Director… read more...

Sounds of Brass - 30th March 2014

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

Marsden Silver Prize Bands 125th Gala Concert

Marsden Band Reunion concert   Have you ever played for Marsden Silver Prize Band… read more...

Brass band Radio Talk Live

Brass band Radio Talk live! Catch up on our last broadcast playing 24 hours… read more...

WOODFALLS BAND OPEN REHEARSAL

West of England challengers Woodfalls will be holding an open rehearsal ahead of their… read more...

Spring is in the Air for Alcester Victoria Silver Band

  Next concert for the band will be on Saturday 22nd March, to welcome the… read more...

Radio Reporters wanted

Brass Band Reporters required ( Volunteers Un Paid) Worldwide!!!! If you would like to… read more...

The final line up

Bakewell Band is delighted to welcome Jeremy White to the percussion section in readiness… read more...

Lofthouse Launch New Responsive Website

Lofthouse Brass Band are please to announce the launch of their new website. The… read more...

Successful Junior Workshop in Cornwall

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

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Brass Band Radio Talk Live We are now offering a brand new FREE service!… read more...

Brass band Radio Talk Live

Did you miss our weekly Live Broadcast on the 5th February? You can listen… read more...

New Website

Grange Moor Brass Band have recently re-launched their website. Now fully integrated with our… 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...

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...

SWBBA Awarded National Lottery Grants for Arts

The Executive Committee of the South West Brass Band Association is delighted and proud… 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 Concerts in the Park 2014

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

New look for Brass Bands England

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

Deepcar's Got Talent

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

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

BBb Bass Legend Derek Jackson Passes

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

Foden's on Film

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

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...

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...

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...

Busy Summer Season Ends Underground

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

Tredegar bandroom displays new "welcome mat"

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

Open Rehearsals for the Open

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

Expanding Boobs and Brass

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

Boobs and Brass raise over £100,000

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

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...

Arthur Butterworth Shares 90 Years of experience

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

Cory in Mandurah

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

BrassStats Top 10 for August

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

Lippeatt back with ABBA

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

Contact Details for the Brass Band Players Registry

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

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...

Cornwall Youth Offer a Challenge

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

Norman Jones Legacy lives on

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

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...

Mad4Brass Bands Day is here!

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

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...

Bands work together to find solutions

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

A Culture of Commitment to Creativity

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

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...

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...

Joint Concert Between Woodfalls and Gillingham Imperial Silver Band

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

Audio: Encores - Black Dyke Mills (Digital Download)

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

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...

Players required

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

World of Brass - 4BarsRest World Rankings

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

Whit Friday Marches 2013 - Live Feed

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

Manifesto for the Future

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


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