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‘Battle of the Brass Bands’ returns to Strabane

01 April 2019

The Brass Band League (BBL) are delighted to be bringing their popular Spring Festival contest back to the Alley Theatre in Strabane on Saturday 6th April as guests of the North West Music Festival.

The day will see 12 of Northern Ireland’s best brass bands from Belfast, Carrickfergus, Comber, Enniskillen, Newtownabbey and Strabane performing in the Alley and adjudicated on their musical talents. Awards on the day include Best Conductor, Brass Band League Band of the Year, Best Soloist and Best Percussion in the Championship Section, Second Section and Third Grade. 

Paul Kirk, BBL Secretary said: “The BBL always look forward to bringing our event to Strabane as one of the big highlights of our contesting year. The facilities, hospitality and assistance offered by the teams at the Alley Theatre and the North West Music Festival are second to none – with great feedback received from both our bands and the audience year on year.”

The first band will be performing on stage at 11am – and the competition will run until 6pm.

If you are a lover of brass band music or simply enjoy musical performances, come along and enjoy the competition as part of the North West Music Festival!

Morning and afternoon sessions are £3 or £5 for the full day.

For further information contact the Alley Theatre Box Office on 02871 384444 or book online www.alley-theatre.com