Brisbane, the capital city of Queensland, will be the host city for this prestigious event for community brass and concert bands in Australia and overseas. With one of the best climates of any city in Australia, you can be assured of beautiful sunshine in addition to beautiful music from some of the best bands in the southern hemisphere.
Darebin City Brass Preston Band and Northern Brass are off to Brisbane for the National Brass Band Championships over the Easter weekend. Come along to our pre-nationals concert and find out what your friends and family have been doing in their free time for the last 4 months!
Every year Darebin City Brass participate in the Darebin RSL Anzac ceremony. This year it is scheduled a week earlier than usual due to Easter falling on the weekend prior to Anzac Day. Join us for a commemorative ceremony honouring all ANZACs who fought for Australia.
Darebin City Brass - Preston Band are proud to be participating in the naming ceremony for the new Toll ship Victorian Reliance II. Dignitaries attending include:
The Hon Melissa Horne, Minister for Ports and Freight, Minister for Public Transport
Mr Norikazu Suzuki – MP Parliamentary Vice Minister for Foreign Affairs – Government of Japan
The Hon Bill Shorten MP, Federal Opposition Leader
Paddy Crumlin – National Secretary, Maritime Union of Australia
The ceremony is being held at Webb Dock in Port Melbourne.