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Butlins announces 2020 test-pieces

The Butlins Festival music panel have pleasure in announcing the test-pieces for the 2020 contest, which will take place at the Skegness Resort over the weekend of the 10-13 January. The festival will once again incorporate the increasingly popular Butlins Youth Band Festival, whilst the Championship ... read more

NYBBGB gets underway

The National Youth Brass Band of Great Britain has started its Easter 2019 residential course in style today. Following a hectic schedule of registration, auditions and an assembly the band began its ensemble music making in the traditional way, by playing the National Anthem, under ... read more

Fountain City are NABBA Champions 2019

Congratulations to Fountain City Brass Band who retained the North American Brass Band Association National title this weekend. The band impressed with superb performances of 'Partita' by Wilfred Heaton and 'A Brussels Requiem'by Bert Appermont under the baton of Professor David King. The adjudicating panel ... read more

Reviews

  • CD: Metropolis 1927

    Metropolis 1927 - Peter GrahamBlack Dyke BandConductor: Dr. Nicholas ChildsTrumpet: Philip CobbTrombone: Peter MooreNarrator: Dale GerrardNaxos: CD8573968 Black Dyke Band’s latest CD release ... read more

  • CD: Regionals 2019

    Regionals 2019Desford Colliery BandCory BandVirtuosi GUS BandBlack Dyke BandFoden’s BandDOYEN: CD387 With this year’s contest season now underway, this release will not ... read more