DBB Regain National Title

Drogheda Brass Band has repeating the extraordinary feat of being champions of both Northern Ireland (Grade 2) and the Republic at the same time.

Their latest success saw them scoop the National Championships of Ireland in Navan last Sunday and regain a title they lost last year, having won it for the previous six years in a row.

And in a few weeks’ time, the local outfit will represent Ireland at the European Band Championships which are being held this year in Perth, Scotland.

New Class Start Date


Thursday, 16 January 2014 - 6:45pm to 7:45pm


Drogheda Brass Band

Event Details: 

DBB School of Music are starting a new brass class next Thursday night (16th January). If you know somebody who has a child who might be interested in joining the class then please get in contact our Head of School of Music Stephen Murray here

For information about the bands School of Music click here 

Winter Solstice Concert


Wednesday, 11 December 2013 - 8:00pm


Droichead Arts Centre, Stockwell Ln, Drogheda, Co. Louth

Event Details: 

The Drogheda Brass Band will celebrate all that is local with a concert that promises to be spectacular both musically and visually. The Band, recently crowded NIBA Grade 2 Champions, will perform music composed by former members Christy Smith and Dr Richard Rock, current member Anthony Murphy and local composer Michael Holohan. The concert will also feature the bands Flugel horn player Chris Cassidy

Drogheda Brass Band NIBA Champions 2013

The DBB were crowned NIBA Grade 2 Champions in Armagh's Market Place Theatre last Saturday. The band also claimed the best Cornet Section prize while conductor Michael Maher picked up the conductors prize.

The band has won 8 Championships in 7 years (6 IABCB and 2 NIBA) which is an incredible achievement however Saturday’s victory is particularly special considering the large number of young players who took to the stage.

School of Music Slow Melody Competition 2013

The Drogheda Brass Band School of Music held its annual Junior Slow Melody competition on Saturday 21st September in the DBB Bandrooms at East Coast Business Park, with participants competing in three different age categories. Students from the School of Music took part in Under-12, Under-15 and Under-18 competition sections, with every player performing admirably and ensuring a hugely entertaining show for the many friends and family members in the audience.



Stephen Murray named as the new Director of the Drogheda Brass Band’s School of Music

Stephen Murray has been named as the new Director of the Drogheda Brass Band’s School of Music. Stephen will act as the Director on an interim basis following former Director Barry Maher’s decision to resign due to work commitments.

The band would like to thank Barry for his contribution to the development of the School of Music over the last 5 years and look forward to its continuing development under the stewardship of the excellent Stephen Murray.

Student of the Year concert a resounding success

The Drogheda Brass Band’s Student of the Year concert took place in the Droichead Arts Centre last Wednesday. The annual concert highlights the achievements of the students in the band's ever-growing School of Music. 48 students from 7 classes took to the stage to perform their pieces. Each student was presented with their Grade Certificate and each teacher nominated students from their class to be considered for Student of the Year. From this list of nominations, Aishling Reilly was chosen as Student of the Year and was presented with the Jim Kierans Perpetual Trophy.


New uniforms for the Drogheda Brass Band

The band has recently invested in a new set of uniforms. These uniforms incorporate our new crest, which was designed by the band's Principle Trombone player Brian Murphy. In addition to new blue waistcoats the band has also purchased marching jackets. The jackets were first worn by the band at this year's St Patricks Day Parade in Drogheda, while the waist coats were debuted at the National Championships in April.



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