British Sea Power - Thursday 17 July 2014Jon Faddis - Tuesday 15 July 2014Steamsong by John Kefala-Kerr - Saturday 12 and Sunday 13 July 2014

We have a fantastic programme of brass-inspired events coming up between 11-20 July 2014, featuring world-class musicians, colourful outdoor performances, international street bands and art installations. You don’t have to be a fan of brass to enjoy the festival – there really is something for everyone!

We’re delighted to announce our first confirmed acts for 2014 – chart-topping indie rock band British Sea Power, internationally-renowned trumpeter extraordinaire Jon Faddis, and the world premiere of Steamsong, a stunning multimedia opera from award-winning composer John Kefala-Kerr.

After performing previously at BRASS, we welcome back Brighouse and Rastrick Band and The Stars from the Commitments, and we say hello to The BBC Big Band who will be playing the festival for the first time.

Tickets for these events can be purchased by visiting the Gala Theatre website at, calling 03000 266 600 or in person at their box office.

We also have the return of festival favourite Streets of BRASS, a fantastic and free family event which sees the best UK and international bands bringing a party atmosphere to the streets of Durham City and a number of innovative and exciting commissions as part of our Brass:Pitch series.

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