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Whitworth Vale and Healey Band, 16 March 2020: Sunday Brass at the Boarshurst Band Club

Another fine concert with Alan Widdop behind the podium

In spite of the spectre of the Coronavirus, Whitworth Vale and Healey Band chose to fulfil their concert at Boarshurst Band Club last night. For the dedicated live audience, and several more that watched the live stream, it was a most enjoyable concert.

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Rochdale Borough Youth Band: Sunday Brass at the Boarshurst Band Club (03 November 2019)

A truly spectacular concert that put many open age bands to shame

Less than a month after the Dobcross Youth Band wowed audiences, another great youth band took to the stage at Boarshurst Band Club. Last night, it was the turn of Rochdale Borough Youth Band, one of four brass ensembles within Rochdale MBC’s Music Service.

With Elland Silver and Tewit Youth Bands setting the gold standard for youth banding, Dobcross Youth and Rochdale Borough Youth bands face stiff competition. Almost a month ago, we thought Dobcross Youth Band gave us a stunning concert.

Then came Rochdale Borough Youth Band.

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