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Plattsmouth Concert - June 18

On a searingly hot night in Plattsmouth, NE the 1st Nebraska performed before a very appreciative audience. The extreme heat kept some folks away, and we would have like to have joined them in the air conditioning, but we were happy to play for those that braved the weather. 216 more words

1st Nebraska Volunteers Brass Band

Beat the Heat

Hot. Hot and wet. Hot, wet and humid.

Yep. That’s a New Orleans summer. I was telling somebody in yesterdays comments that eventually you get acclimated to our summer. 139 more words

Ray Laskowitz

Junior Band Wows the Crowds at the Half-Marathon

Freckleton Junior Band took to the stage in Freckleton during the famous Freckleton Half-Marathon. The mini concert showcased the band with a varied programme including a couple of songs fromĀ  54 more words


Sunday, June 12th

sounds of Chicago

Windy City Spiritualaires with Willie Clayton, “I’m Gonna Run On,” live (music starts at 4:05-), Birmingham, Ala., 2000



yesterday on Chicago’s south side… 6 more words

Music Clip Of The Day

Last Concert

This week I played my last concert with my band. The concert was great and there was quite a lot of people there. It was held in a small town in the country side. 46 more words


COAL, February 2016

The City of Birmingham Brass Band were fortunate to be asked to take part in this thrilling contemporary dance work based around the miner’s strike of 1984-5, created and produced by Gary Clarke Company. 68 more words


Earning one's corns and appreciating the shoddy


The good news in May was that the local paper here in Sussex ran a nearly full page piece about my coast to coast walk and included a link to my BHF sponsorship site as well as a rather fine photo of my rugged Bear Grylls like visage. 1,734 more words