The world famous Besses Boys' Band are a 2nd Section brass band based in Manchester, North West England. Established in 1943 we are a local band providing music services to the local community and beyond for 75 years. Our varied programme of events can be found on our Events page and include concerts, community events, charity events and private bookings. Besses Boys' Band are available for any occasion. Please Contact Us for more information.
The band was extremely proud to celebrate our 75th birthday last year. The bands rich heritage and successes are a result of our member’s commitment and to all who have supported the band and donated their time to this great organization over the years.
Besses Boys' Band 75th Anniversary
BBB Celebrated their 75th Anniversary in style on saturday 13th October wish a gala concert at the prestigious Victoria Hall in Bolton. The MC for the evening was BBC's North West tonight, features correspondent Dave Guest and the concert featured the current Besses Boys' Band and a reunion band on ex-players,
Besses Boys' Band March to victory!
Besses Boys' Band take home the 2nd Section Prize trophy at the annual Blackburn and Darwen March and Hymn Tune Contest.
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Besses Boys' Band Christmas Concert
Besses Boys' Band entertained crowds in their hundreds at their annual Christmas concert on Sunday 16th December 2018. The free concert held at the Longfield Suite, Prestwich featured all the festive classics including traditional carrols, pop favourites and the ever popular 12 Days of Christmas and german beirkeller dance the Schneewaltzer.
Buxton Brass Band
Buxton Brass Band Festival Contest 2019
For more information visit:
Sunday 28th April 2019
Octagon Theathre, Pavilion Gardens
St Johns Rd, Buxton, SK17 6BE
North West Regional Championship
North West Area Brass Band Championship of GB
For more information visit: http://www.northwestbrassbands.org.uk/Events/
Sunday 24th February 2019
Winter Gardens, 97 Church Street,
Blackpool, FY1 1HL
Besses Boys' Band
Glossop Band Club Concert
Glossop Old Band Club - Matinee Concert
For more information visit: https//www.glossopband.org/whatsonatthebandclub/
Sunday 31st March 2019
The Bandroom, Derby Street,
Glossop SK13 8LP
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Positions available for the following experienced players.
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