A brasstastic programme of events, including…
Benny Goodman & Glenn Miller at Carnegie Hall 1939 (Thursday 16 July)
Swing takes centre stage when Pete Long’s great orchestra recreates that fabulous night in New York featuring In The Mood, One O’Clock Jump, Little Brown Jug, The Sheik Of Araby, Pennsylvania 6-5000 and many more classics.
Fun Lovin’ Criminals (Friday 17 July)
New Yorks’ finest perform an extra special headline set, featuring all the hits from three decades of platinum selling funk, soul and rock n’ roll from Scooby Snacks to Loco. Huey, Frank and Fast will be bolstered by Ron Christlow (trombone), Ed Collins (trumpet) and Jon Melville (sax).
Tredegar Town Band and Cory Band (Sunday 19 July)
A spectacular concert featuring sets by two of the best competition bands in the world. This brass band spectacular sees Cory and Tredegar joining forces with Durham’s Reg Vardy Band, the North East’s top competition band to form a one-off 80-piece brass ensemble to perform the premiere of Pathways, a new work written by multi-award winning composer Lucy Pankhurst.
Plus a wide range of events across the City, at venues including Durham Cathedral, Durham Town Hall and St Brandon’s Church.