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The best of brass entertainment is back

Brass in Concert
Monday, 27 June, 2022

Get your tickets for the 45th Brass in Concert Championship, occurring on Saturday 19 November 2022. Tickets go on general sale tomorrow, Tuesday 28th June at 10am, via the Sage Gateshead website and Box Office, with prices starting at just £27.

Who is involved?

This year’s event sees 12 of Europe's premier bands fight for the coveted title, with the contest being compèred by the evergreen Frank Renton. Competing bands will perform in the following order: 

Carlton Main Frickley Colliery Band

Krohnengen Brass Band

The Cory Band

The Hammonds Band

Flowers Band

NASUWT Riverside Band

The Brighouse & Rastrick Band

The GUS Band

Foden’s Band

Friary Brass Band

Tredegar Town Band

Grimethorpe Colliery Band


Nigel Stevens, CEO of the Brass In Concert Championship, commented: “The Brass in Concert Championship is widely recognised as a North East success story since its creation in 1977 and is the leading event of its kind in the world, appealing to all ages and lovers of all forms of music and entertainment. The BiC team are delighted to work with The Sage again on this project, and look forward to welcoming audiences and bands back to this brilliant venue.”

How do I book?

Tickets can be purchased on The Sage Gateshead website. Prices range from £27 - £35 with an additional booking fee. If you can’t make it to the event in person then you will be able to livestream everything via wobplay. We’d love to see you there, though, so find out all the details on the Brass in Concert website and we’ll look forward to welcoming you to a day of great brass band entertainment!

Getting there

Thanks to our relationship with Rooms4Groups, those looking for accommodation in groups of 6+ are encouraged to speak to their helpful team for great discounts on accommodation. Please contact


Brass in Concert is kindly sponsored by Yamaha and Banks Group and is delivered in partnership with World of Brass.