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With a song list of pop favourites and feel-good funk as well as afrobeats and updated jazz classics, The DBs turn the traditional brass band format on its head and drag it kicking and screaming into the 21st century!

Hugely in-demand at UK festivals, The DBs have brought their unique spin on the New Orleans style to countless private events and parties around the world.

Hiring The DBs for your party is a fast-track to laughter, dancing and general good vibes. The band will raise the roof with their raucous, charismatic performance.

The band can adjust their line-up depending on your venue size and occasion, be it an evening show on a big stage, a street party or a garden roaming performance. Choose between:

  • Quintet Stage (5) - Trumpet, Trombone, Tenor Saxophone, Sousaphone, Drum Kit
  • Sextet Roaming (6) - Trumpet, Trombone, Tenor Saxophone, Sousaphone, 2x drummers playing a portable split kit.
  • Octet Stage (8) - Trumpet x2, Trombone x2, Alto Saxophone, Baritone saxophone, Sousaphone, Drum Kit.
  • Nonet Roaming (9) - Trumpet x2, Trombone x2, Alto Saxophone, Baritone saxophone, Sousaphone, 2x drummers playing a portable split kit.

An MC/rapper can also be added - please enquire for more info.

The DBs gave us an absolutely amazing night. Everyone was having a great time and it felt like a proper party, not just a wedding! Jenny & Dan, wedding

As well as experienced brass musicians capable of stunning solos and fresh takes on popular classics, The DBs shows can also feature a rapper and hype-man to take your event to another level.

The band is equally at ease performing at ground level as well as on a stage and mixing amongst your guests - they can even lead your guests between different areas of your venue (eg. from the church to the marquee) in the style of a New Orleans marching band.

The band were recently crowned winners of London's biggest brass competition, the Brass Battle - with their on-trend song list, chic dress sense and blazing performances, who can blame them!

Previous festival appearances have included Glastonbury, Wilderness, Bestival and All Points East. Clients include the RAF, Jack Daniels and Deliveroo.

Performance info

Line-up Trumpet; trombone; tenor saxophone; sousaphone; drum kit
Performance duration 2 x 45 minutes

Booking options

Song requests
From £90 per request
Personalise the set list that the band plays
Add extra musician
From £270
Add a range of extra musicians for a bigger sound – trumpets, saxes or an MC. An additional drummer is required for roaming gigs
Add DJ performance
Add £370
DJ service with bespoke playlist. Includes DJ gear and PA system.
PA system
Add £185
Available to hire for your event. Note that a PA is required if an MC is included in the booking

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