Brass in Concert 2020
The 44th Brass In Concert Championships
A top quality day of brass band entertainment featuring a 23 minutes programme by 11 bands including reigning champions Cory, the No. 1 band in the world for the past 13 years and current holders of the European, British Open and National Championship of Great Britain titles.
Returning to Sage Gateshead are Carlton Main Frickley Colliery, last year’s runners up and Flowers who finished in 3rd place.
Appearing for the first time are Krohnengen Band from Norway with local interest focussing on NASUWT Riverside Band from Chester-le-Street
The “friendly competition” is widely recognised as a North East Success Story since its creation in 1977 and is the leading event of its kind in the world.
Multi media screens display all the action as it happens with clear up images of the players in the heat of keen competition.
Frank Renton will master proceedings throughout the day.