The Desford Colliery Band is considered one of the finest exponents of the brass medium. Its wide range of styles and flexibility of performance has bought it world-wide fame. This British Band comprises of twenty-five brass musicians with percussion and performs a repertoire spanning Baroque to Jazz, its soloists some of the finest you will hear. Desford has achieved great popularity and success as an ambassador for British Culture and heritage abroad. Accolades have been received from Moscow, Chicago, Singapore, Bangkok, and many European Capitals. The ensemble is in demand at many festivals across the globe.
The Desford Colliery Band has recorded many CDs gaining much critical acclaim. More recently they starred in their very own hit televison show ‘The Real Brassed Off’ ; a fly on the wall documentary series which portrayed the day to day running of a brass band in modern Britain. The show was received to great acclaim.
The band will be delighted Coalville audiences again this Christmas with their ever popular repertoire. Be sure to get your tickets early!