Winner of countless brass band championships and stars of the hit film Brassed Off! these sons of Yorkshire display all the power and glory of great brass music in a concert sure to thrill.
Record breaking 16 time winner of the UK Brass in Concert Championships, Grimethorpe Colliery Band is returning to Australia under the direction of their principal conductor Dr. Robert Childs with an impressive 10 venue tour extending to all capital cities and beyond, featuring music from the film Brassed Off as well as popular classics by Glenn Miller, music by Charlie Chaplain and Tchaikovsky’s famous 1812 Overture.
Grimethorpe Colliery Band is a British institution. National and British Open Champions on numerous occasions, the band’s contest successes remain legendary. These include 16 Brass In Concert Championship titles, 11 times Yorkshire Regional Champions, two English National Championship victories, four times British Open Champions and four times National Champion Brass Band of Great Britain.
The Royal Albert Hall, Symphony Hall, Barbican, Westminster Abbey, European Parliament, Sydney Opera House and more, have all played host to Grimethorpe. With world-wide tours, the band’s performance reputation remains unsurpassed.
“Grimethorpe Colliery Band - the finest jewel in the world of brass bands, and a unique cultural asset”
Sir Peter Maxwell Davies
“Sensational – performing favourite classics in spectacular style!” The Times
|Thu 6 Aug||BRISBANE||Concert Hall, QPAC|
|Fri 7 Aug||SYDNEY||State Theatre|
|Sat 8 Aug||CANBERRA||Llewellyn Hall, ANU|
|Sun 9 Aug||NEWCASTLE||Newcastle Town Hall|
|Tue 11 Aug||MELBOURNE||Arts Centre Melbourne, Hamer Hall|
|Wed 12 Aug||FRANKSTON||Frankston Arts Centre|
|Thu 13 Aug||HOBART||Wrest Point Ent. Centre|
|Fri 14 Aug||CLAYTON||Robert Blackwood Hall, Monash|
|Sat 15 Aug||ADELAIDE||Norwood Concert Hall|
|Sun 16 Aug||PERTH||Perth Concert Hall|