The 45th Brass in Concert Championship
The World’s premier brass band entertainment festival returns to Sage Gateshead! 12 world-class bands will delight with unique, innovative and entertaining musical sets. All will perform in pursuit of the coveted title of “Brass in Concert Champions”.
This year’s line-up will feature bands from England, Norway and Wales, with the contest being compèred by a brilliant host, the evergreen Frank Renton. The most entertaining event in the brass banding calendar, the Brass in Concert Championship is not to be missed.
Competing bands will perform in the following order:
- Carlton Main Frickley Colliery Band
- Krohnengen Brass Band
- The Cory Band
- The Hammonds Band
- Flowers Band
- NASUWT Riverside Band
- The Brighouse & Rastrick Band
- The GUS Band
- Foden's Band
- Friary Brass Band
- Tredegar Town Band
- Grimethorpe Colliery Band
Brass in Concert is widely recognised as a North East success story and from a one-off occasion in 1977 has grown to become the leading event of its kind in the world. The event prides itself on featuring world-class bands at elite-level, offering unique and engaging sets. Alongside creative programming, innovative lighting and choreography add to the audio-visual experience of the event, appealing to all ages and lovers of all forms of music and entertainment.
Brass in Concert is sponsored by Yamaha and Banks Group and delivered in partnership with World of Brass.