Quiz Night
Oct
26
7:45 PM19:45

Quiz Night

Downshire Brass invites you to a Quiz Night in support of the band’s trip to the European Brass Band Championship in Palanga in Lithuania in May 2020. The quiz will be held at Belfast Harlequins Rugby Club.

Admission £5 per person - team of up to 8 people can take part.

email: info@downshirebrass.com to reserve your table.

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NIBA Contest
Oct
12
9:00 AM09:00

NIBA Contest

The annual North of Ireland Band Assocation competition which features bands in all sections including Youth Bands.  Both Downshire Youth and Senior Bands will be participating. Downshire Senior band will be defending their title from 2019.

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Copy of Queen's Quarter Oktoberfest
Sep
20
8:00 PM20:00

Copy of Queen's Quarter Oktoberfest

It’s here! Belfast’s newest and most exciting Oktoberfest event, timed perfectly to coincide with the start of the original in Munich, Germany! Located in the historic Elmwood Hall, a beautiful former church in the heart of the Queen's University Belfast campus, this year’s event will run from Wednesday 18th to Saturday 21st September.

Advance tickets on sale NOW from https://qub.glistrr.com/

If you have a taste for authentic German beer and superb craic, the QQOF is the destination for you. Beers like Erdinger and Krombacher, served in the classic stein. Sizzling German sausage cooked outdoors over a firepit beside our beer tent in the lovely landscaped courtyard. Non-stop live music from some of Belfast’s top acoustic performers, including our very own German singer-songwriter and sessions from a fantastic brass ensemble. Fun activities and competitions on stage.

Sound good? Get yourself down to Elmwood Hall this September and don’t miss out…

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Culture Night 2019 - BOLD AS BRASS!
Sep
20
7:15 PM19:15

Culture Night 2019 - BOLD AS BRASS!

We’re back and in a new location! Downshire Brass has been an established and popular group at Culture Night. Each year it has drawn a large crowd who enjoy the innovative programming of the band. The band proposes to push the boundaries again this year with a programme of pop, jazz and fusion.

Come join us at Buoy Park from 7.15pm!

https://www.culturenightbelfast.com/whats-on/bold-as-brass/

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Queen's Quarter Oktoberfest
Sep
19
8:00 PM20:00

Queen's Quarter Oktoberfest

It’s here! Belfast’s newest and most exciting Oktoberfest event, timed perfectly to coincide with the start of the original in Munich, Germany! Located in the historic Elmwood Hall, a beautiful former church in the heart of the Queen's University Belfast campus, this year’s event will run from Wednesday 18th to Saturday 21st September.

Advance tickets on sale NOW from https://qub.glistrr.com/

If you have a taste for authentic German beer and superb craic, the QQOF is the destination for you. Beers like Erdinger and Krombacher, served in the classic stein. Sizzling German sausage cooked outdoors over a firepit beside our beer tent in the lovely landscaped courtyard. Non-stop live music from some of Belfast’s top acoustic performers, including our very own German singer-songwriter and sessions from a fantastic brass ensemble. Fun activities and competitions on stage.

Sound good? Get yourself down to Elmwood Hall this September and don’t miss out…

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Queen's Quarter Oktoberfest
Sep
18
8:00 PM20:00

Queen's Quarter Oktoberfest

It’s here! Belfast’s newest and most exciting Oktoberfest event, timed perfectly to coincide with the start of the original in Munich, Germany! Located in the historic Elmwood Hall, a beautiful former church in the heart of the Queen's University Belfast campus, this year’s event will run from Wednesday 18th to Saturday 21st September.

Advance tickets on sale NOW from https://qub.glistrr.com/

If you have a taste for authentic German beer and superb craic, the QQOF is the destination for you. Beers like Erdinger and Krombacher, served in the classic stein. Sizzling German sausage cooked outdoors over a firepit beside our beer tent in the lovely landscaped courtyard. Non-stop live music from some of Belfast’s top acoustic performers, including our very own German singer-songwriter and sessions from a fantastic brass ensemble. Fun activities and competitions on stage.

Sound good? Get yourself down to Elmwood Hall this September and don’t miss out…

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Music at Hillsborough Castle
Aug
25
2:00 PM14:00

Music at Hillsborough Castle

Join us for the second of two very special concerts at Hillsborough Castle. The band will be performing in the Castle groups and within easy walking distance of ornamental lawns, meandering waterways, peaceful woodlands and picturesque glens that surround Hillsborough Castle.

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Downshire Brass at Belfast Music Summer Season
Aug
2
6:00 PM18:00

Downshire Brass at Belfast Music Summer Season

Belfast is set to come alive with the sounds of summer thanks to a programme of live music performances in the heart of the city centre.

Downshire Brass will be taking part in the 2019 programme with a lively programme at the Bank Street peformance space.

The summer season features a wide range of music from opera to rock, ceilidhs to choirs, and the programme which runs from July – September has something for everyone.

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Music in the Parks
Jul
21
1:30 PM13:30

Music in the Parks

Downshire Brass will be performing at Sir Thomas and Lady Dixon Park on Sunday 21 July 2019.  The international Rose Fair at Sir Thomas and Lady Dixon Park is one of the world’s leading rose gardens, attracting thousands of visitors each year. Rose Fair, with its full programme of activities, is a celebration of this spectacular rose garden and is now one of Belfast’s most popular annual events.

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Youth Band Collaboration
Mar
23
7:30 PM19:30

Youth Band Collaboration

Downshire Youth Band is delighted to be collaborating with The Rosemount High School Band from Minnesota, USA in a concert at St Anne’s Cathedral, Belfast on Saturday 23rd March. Rosemount High School Band, a multi award winning group are visiting Northern Ireland with 150 musicians so expect to enjoy a fantastic spectacle of music-making from the combined efforts of these two bands!

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Christmas Concert with Grosvenor Chorale
Dec
8
7:30 PM19:30

Christmas Concert with Grosvenor Chorale

Join the current Northern Ireland Brass Band Champions Downshire Brass as their Junior, Youth & Senior Bands take to the stage along with award-winning local choir Grosvenor Chorale to offer an enchanting evening of Festive and other music.

Tickets £10 (16 years and under go free)

Tickets can be purchased from Matchett’s Music in Belfast, via Band members or via the following link: https://www.priorbooking.com/e/christmas-concert (please note there is a small additional charge for tickets bought online).

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Stand Together, a benefit concert for Christian Aid
Oct
27
7:30 PM19:30

Stand Together, a benefit concert for Christian Aid

A Benefit Concert for Christian Aid

Join Downshire Brass for an inspirational evening of music and song with over 100 singers and musicians!  Held at Belfast’s iconic Ulster Hall, Stand Together is a one-off benefit concert for Christian Aid. The evening will be filled with uplifting music performed by a range of groups and performers from across Northern Ireland.

This is an ideal event to invite friends and family to for a great evening out. Plus, you’ll learn a little about Christian Aid's inspiring vision to end poverty.

Click here for ticket Information

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BRASSATTACK!
Sep
21
8:00 PM20:00

BRASSATTACK!

One of our favourite performances of the year. 

Downshire Brass pulls out all the stops for this 10th anniversary of Culture Night with highly-charged programme of pop, funk, fusion and jazz.  Catch us on the Donegall Street Stage Donegall St, Belfast BT1 2FJ at 8pm! 

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