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In Vision: The Ultimate Sunday Brass Night at Boarshurst Band Club

A Greatest Hits compilation of the best performances

In times of tragedy, it is music that matters. It can soothe the savage beast and make us happy for the best part of two minutes or two hours. With the Coronavirus situation, it has meant the cancellation of various concerts and music festivals. Even Whit Friday, The Greatest Free Show on Earth – has been postponed till next year.

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The Fairey Band: Sunday Brass at the Boarshurst Band Club (22 September 2019)

A truly stunning night of brass band music from one of Britain’s finest brass bands

This year, there has been a number of great Sunday Brass Nights at the Boarshurst Band Club. We have had some memorable solo performances, and a few more full houses than this time last year. These have been due to a mouthwatering programme that has featured Leyland, Carlton Main Frickley and Hammonds bands.

On the eve of the Autumn Solstice, there was another addition to this year’s illustrious list: The Fairey Band. Over two glorious hours, The Fairey Band gave us all a a traditional yet captivating programme. Yours truly saw them at Glossop Old Bandroom earlier this month, and they were brilliant then. At Boarshurst Band Club’s humble abode, they raised the bar a lot higher, and the results were truly spectacular.

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