The information resource for brass bands world-wide

IBEW Resources        [8 February 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: 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 - Glasgow Royal Blind Asylum Band, Basses of Coalburn Silver 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

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News and articles on the brass band scene

Brass Band Results
Database of brass band contest results