FESTIVAL OF BRASS 2018
Saturday 24th November
Whitla Hall, Belfast
17 Brass Bands from across Ireland will each perform a mini-concert programme. A panel of judges will assess music and entertainment qualities of each performance. Who will take the title of Most Entertaining Band?
SOLO & ENSEMBLE COMPETITION 2019
Saturday 16th February
Malone Presbyterian Church Halls, Belfast
Come and see Northern Ireland’s best Junior & Senior brass soloists and ensembles in action.
BRASS IN CONCERT 2019
Friday 1st / Saturday 2nd March
Valley Hotel, Fivemiletown
In association with the Valley Hotel…
On Friday evening we will have up to 10 local bands performing in an informal concert setting. This is a great night out and a fantastic opportunity for those bands who don’t generally compete, to showcase their talents to an appreciative audience.
On Saturday the BBL will present our ever popular, and closely fought, entertainment contest featuring up to 20 brass bands from across Ireland. A panel of judges will asses each performance on their music and entertainment qualities. Other prizes are offered for soloists and quality march performances.
SPRING FESTIVAL 2019
Saturday 6th April
The Alley Theatre, Strabane
The BBL returns to Strabane as guests of the North West Music Festival. Bands will present own-choice programmes, generally of test pieces / major works.