The information resource for brass bands world-wide

IBEW Resources        [8 April 2024]

  • Web Directory - see menus above - bands, companies, organisations, etc.
  • Brass Band Bibliography - the comprehensive list of books and articles - 13,540 entries
  • Historical Research - many articles, scanned documents, and other information - latest articles: Maryville Ladies Band, Anthony Faas Automaton, Lowestoft bands, Lady trombonists, Music at anchor, Fred Midgley Bower's Band, Obrecht Family Band, Mollman 9 Brothers, La Pimposh Band, Forres Town Band, Ulverston Volunteers, Hepworth Ironworks, Distaff Brass Band Bibliography, Roots of Band Contests in Britain, and more.
  • IBEW Blog - latest articles - West Wales Association, Besses in the Sparrows Nest, Bentham Prize Band, Glasgow Royal Blind Asylum Band, Scanned documents, Square formation, Cheshire County Youth Band, Lowestoft Jubilee Sports Contest 1887, Harold Price Band Sergeant, A Polka-Dot Ladies Band, and more...
  • Vintage Brass Band Pictures - over 24,000 images to browse
  • Vintage Recordings - listings of 78rpm, vinyl and CD recordings
  • Image Gallery - over 4,000 brassy pictures
  • Vintage Bandstands - images from around the world
  • Humour - collected band and musical humour
  • Vintage Player Pictures

Other resources


News and articles on the brass band scene

Brass Band Results
Database of brass band contest results