Drogheda Brass Band Slow Melody Competition 2015

The Drogheda Brass Band’s annual slow melody solo contest was held at the band’s premises at East Coast Business Park last Saturday.

Forty-two players took part in the competition, which covered the under-12, under-15 and under-18 age groups as well as a new open section for the adults.

Adjudicator for the contest was Brendan Breslin, conductor of Ardee Concert Band, who complimented the high standard of performances on the day.

Walshestown Football Club's Sports Day


Sunday, 24 August 2014 - 2:00pm


Walshestown Football Club's Clubhouse

Event Details: 

The band will be playing at Walshestown FC's Annual Sports Day. In addition to the DBB the club are providing games for the kids, stalls, food and tea/coffee stands. All are welcome for what promises to be a great day for all the family.

For more information on the club and directions to their clubhouse click here.

Summer Sounds Concert 2014


Friday, 25 July 2014 - 7:30pm to 9:30pm


Barbican Centre, Peters St, Drogheda

Event Details: 

Drogheda Brass Band, current National Brass Band Champions of Ireland, have teamed up with the incredible Allan Ramsay to put together one of the most ambitious programs of music the band has ever attempted. In addition to Allan the band will be bolstered by some of the best players in banding:

A Taste of Meath


Sunday, 29 June 2014 - 2:00pm


Oldbridge House

Event Details: 

Taste of Meath is an artisan food event showcasing the best of locally produced foods from the Boyne Valley and county Meath region. Organised by the Meath Artisan Producers in conjunction with the OPW, this event will take place in Oldbrige Estate and will feature cookery demonstrations from some of the county's best chefs. On Saturday, events will include food stalls, cookery demonstrations, flower stalls, floral talks, floral art, storytelling, children's garden games, curiosity cart and a children's garden workshop.

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.




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