Brass in Concert Line-Up Announced

The BBL are delighted to annouce the line-up for next month’s Brass in Concert weekend which will take place at The Valley Hotel, Fivemiletown from Friday 1st to Saturday 2nd March.

Friday night will see 5 bands run 20 minute mini-concert programmes in a non-contesting,  informal setting:

Ballyreagh Silver Band
Enniskillen Royal Grammar School Brass Band
Churchill Silver Band
Tempo Silver Band
Murley Silver Band

Saturday will see 13 bands compete in an entertainment contest. A panel of judges will mark each performance on its musical and entertainment aspects with prizes being awarded for Best March, Best Soloist, Most Entertaining Band as well as overall winners. Lineup as follows:

Poyntzpass Silver Band
Wellington Memorial Silver Band
Dynamic Brass
Dungannon Silver Band
Comber Silver Band
Ballyduff Silver Band
CWA Brass
Roughan Silver Band
Strabane Brass Band
Murley Silver Band
Third Carrickfergus Band
Laganvale (Metal Technology) Band
1st Old Boys Silver Band

Friday nights proceedings will commence at 7.30pm

Saturday’s contest start at 11am

Admission payable at door:

Friday £5 – Saturday £7.50
Special Combination Ticket £10
Children go FREE

Brass in Concert Line-up Announced

The Brass Band League are delighted to announce the line-up for our upcoming Brass in Concert weekend in the Valley Hotel, Fivemiletown.

Over the course of the weekend we will feature 20 performances from some of Northern Ireland’s best brass bands.

On Friday 23rd February, our first band will take to the stage at 7pm. Line-up for the evening is:

Tempo Silver Band
Lisnaskea Silver Band
Enniskillen Royal Grammar School
Omagh Academy Brass Band
Ballyreagh Silver Band
Churchill Silver Band
Murley Silver Band

Saturday 24th will see 13 bands take part in an entertainment competition with first band onstage at 11am. Each band will each perform a mini concert programme with their performance assessed by a panel of judges on its musical and entertainment qualities. Bands taking part on the day are:

Letterbreen Silver Band
Poyntzpass Silver Band
Dynamic Brass
Wellington Memorial Silver Band
Dungannon Silver Band
CWA Brass
Ballyduff Silver Band
Roughan Silver Band
1st Old Boys Silver Band
Murley Silver Band
Downshire Brass
Third Carrickfergus Band
Laganvale (Metal Technology) Band

Both events are pay at door.

Friday ticket £5 / Saturday ticket £7.50 / Combined Ticket for Both Events £10 / Children go FREE

Festival of Brass 2017 Ready to Roll

The Brass Band League are delighted to announce the return of our ever popular Festival of Brass.

14 brass bands will descend on the fabulous Whitla Hall at Queen’s University on Saturday 25th November for what promises to be a fantastic day of music making.

Each band will perform a mini-concert programme ranging from 10-25 minutes, depending on grade, with a panel of adjudicators judging each performance on its musical and entertainment qualities.

The first band will take to the stage at 11am with last band due to finish around 7:30pm

Admission is £5 at the door (children go free) and audience members can come and go as they please on presentation of their ticket.