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Brace Yourself Brass

  • 5 stars - Brace Yourself Brass are Highly Recommended 4
  • Number of members: 6

  • Brass Band
  • London

Brace Yourself Brass (BYB) are fully adaptable to any size and configuration suited to the event/venue. From a quintet sized stage band to a 9-piece marching band. Capable of playing anywhere; from large festival stages to roaming around street parties, BYB are famous for drawing and captivating audiences in a huge variety of settings.

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Set List / Repertoire

Crazy In Love: Beyonce
My Girl: The Temptations
Valerie: The Zutons/Amy Winehouse
Sweet Like Chocolate: Shanks And Bigfoot
Groove Is In The Heart: Deeelite
Insomnia: Faithless
September: Earth Wind And Fire
Love On Top: Beyonce
Treasure: Bruno Mars
Happy: Pharell
Ain’t No Love: Sub Sub
Get Lucky: Daft Punk
Mercy, Mercy, Mercy: Joe Zawinul
Chameleon: Herbie Hankcook
I’m Gonna Get You: Bizarre Inc.
Los Skankos Hermanos: Das Brass
Cheddar Biznuss: Das Brass
Diamonds: Rihanna
Atchafalaya: Snarky Puppy
Sweet Dreams: Eurythmics
We Found Love: Rihanna
Seven Nation Army: White Stripes
I Feel Good: James Brown
The Bomb: Bucketheads
I Feel Like Funkin It Up: Rebirth Brass Band
Next Episode: Dr. Dre
Uptown Funk: Bruno Mars
Love The Way You Lie: Rihanna
New Blood: Youngblood Brass Band
Disturbia: Rihanna
Master Blaster: Steve Wonder
Toxic: Britney Spears
Africa: Toto
God Lives Through: Slum Village
Billie Jean: Michael Jackson
Don't Stop Till You Get Enough: Michael Jackson
Thriller: Michael Jackson
Smooth Criminal: Michael Jackson

4 Customer Reviews

Performance quality: 5 stars
Sound quality: 5 stars
Behaviour: 5 stars
Communication: 5 stars
Audience engagement: 5 stars
Value for money: 5 stars
  • Excellent 4
  • Good 0
  • OK 0
  • Unsatisfactory 0
  • Poor 0

Brace Yourself Brass were absolutely brilliant

5 stars - Brace Yourself Brass are Highly Recommended
booked Brace Yourself Brass for their event in London June 2023

“Brace Yourself Brass are a hugely talented, hardworking and fun band who added so much energy to our party. I would highly recommended them and hope to see them somewhere again some day soon.”

Perfect for our post wedding party

5 stars - Brace Yourself Brass are Highly Recommended
booked Brace Yourself Brass for their event in Cheshire April 2023

“We had an outdoor chilled post wedding pizza and cocktail event and these guys brought the vibes. The concept is so fun and the tunes they played were amazing. They were a real feature of our event and we were so pleased we booked them.”

So much fun!

5 stars - Brace Yourself Brass are Highly Recommended
booked Brace Yourself Brass for their Wedding in Surrey August 2022

“We had BYB play at our wedding in August 2022 during our ceremony and drinks reception. They had a great energy and performed to a high standard. We've already had guests asking about how to book them! Thanks for being part of our day”

Amazing band

5 stars - Brace Yourself Brass are Highly Recommended
booked Brace Yourself Brass for their Wedding in Staffordshire July 2022

“The band were absolutely exceptional for the evening part of our wedding. Everyone was on the dance floor and the band were really responsive and helpful with all of our questions. I would definitely hire again for other events!”


Price from £2,122 + travel from London

Based on 6 members performing 2 x 45 minutes

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  • Republic of Ireland From £2,675
  • North West From £2,687
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  • Scotland From £2,832
  • Northern Ireland From £2,856

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Default lineup: 6 members

6 Piece: Trumpet, Trombone, Tenor Saxophone, Sousaphone, two drummers playing a wearable split drum kit.

Full Biography

Brace Yourself Brass are a brass covers band who play a melange of pop and funk favourites, balkanised afrobeats and twisted jazz standards. The band consists of consists of traditional New Orleans style horn section instruments such as: trombones, trumpets, saxophones, sousaphone and drums. Their sound teleports this traditional approach to the 21st century!

BYB are favourites on the festival circuit and are in great demand for private parties. They encompass great musicians from all over the world who are notorious for spreading smiles and dance moves across the party! High energy, charismatic and exuberant shows are their trademark.

BYB keep a clean and tidy appearance with trademark white shirts and burgundy braces, bridges the gap between aesthetic, chic and cool. Festival heavyweights Continental Drifts crowned the band winners of their 2019 Brass Battle competition at London Remixed Festival.
Stage Shows
Stage shows can feature guest singers, rappers or hype-man to further engage the audience. Many members of the brass band are virtuosos on their instruments and are featured with astonishing solos that blow the minds of audiences.

Roaming Brass Band
BYB can also perform as roaming musicians around street parties and private parties. A unique selling point of this band is their ability to successfully lure crowds from one place to another in the pied piper style. Another unique selling point of this band is the ability to play instantly with no setup time; these style flash mob or pop up performances create an element of surprise which creates a unique experience at events.

Special Requests
The band are happy to commission arrangements of any music desired by the client. This is perfect for the wedding 'first dance'; a beloved song performed by a brass band to dance to creates a unique and unforgettable moment . This service attaches an additional fee.

PA Hire
The band is more than capable of delivering an loud show without any electronic amplification. However for large venues we do offer amplified shows, and are also happy to hire out our 1,000 Watt PA system for use by the client for the event.

DJ Services
BYB offer a full event entertainment package that includes live music and DJ performance, taking care of the entire event.

Highlights Include
Winning the Continental Drifts Brass Battle 2019.
Performing a 7 show marathon tour at Glastonbury 2019.
Hosting the best attended Atrium stage show at Wilderness festival 2019, accompanied by a break dance and swing dance battle, to a crowd of 5,000 people.
Supporting Young Blood Brass Band at Village Underground London 2019.

Previous Clients Include
Glastonbury Festival
Wembley Stadium
Bath Fringe Festival
Jack Daniels

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