Comber Brass
Comber Brass

Comber Brass

Welcome to the website of Comber Brass - the name for Comber Silver Band.

 

Based in the town of Comber in County Down, located at the northwest corner of Strangford Lough, there has been a Comber band for over 110 years.

 

With many band members coming from the Comber area, the band is proud to be at the heart of the community and performs at many engagements to strengthen this relationship.

Brass in Concert 2020

Comber Silver Band's performance at the recent Brass in Concert 2020 contest, which was held in the Valley Hotel, Fivemiletown, can be viewed on You Tube by click here.

Radio broadcast

Comber Silver band recently recorded some pieces for season two of the BBC Radio Ulster Bandstand programme hosted by Ruth Jennings, who is a not only a well known local singer and actress, but also a former member of our cornet section.

 

The first broadcast of the current series of Bandstand was on Sunday 8th March 2020 and Comber Silver opened the show with our performance of The Proclaimers song 500 Miles. The whole show is avaiable from BBC Sounds for 30 days from being broadcast.

 

The first show can be found by clicking this link.

 

To listen to some great local bands performing tune into BBC Radio Ulster and BBC Radio Foyle on Sunday evenings at 6.30pm; or afterwards on BBC Sounds.

Future events

Details of where you can see Comber Silver Band perform are starting to be finalised and are listed on the Home page to the left with more details on our Future Events page here.

Audio recordings

To hear a recording of our performance at the Queen's Festival of Brass 2018 please click on the link below (this will open a new webpage).

 

Festival of Brass 2018

To hear a recording of our performance of Viking Age at the One Hundred and First Championship of Ireland Band's contest, please click on the link below (this will open a new webpage.)

 

Viking Age

Comber Silver Band performed Parnassus at the Brass Band League Spring Festival 2018.To hear the recording please click on the link below (this will open a new webpage.)

 

Parnassus

Comber Silver Band in concert.

This is a picture of the Comber Amatuer Silver Band that appeared in the Newtownards Chronicle as the band had won the Presidents Cup, the Ulster Cup and the McConnell Cup in the year 1953-54.

 

If anyone has anymore information about these competitions, or other pictures or newspaper clippings of the band, please either email them using the link on our Contact page or they can be dropped into the band practice on a Wednesday evening.

Website changes

Calendar events added

Events

Saturday 25/04/2020 - Omagh

Sunday 19/07/2020 - Moat Park

Sunday 02/08/2020 - Belfast Castle

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