Blackley Band

Blackley Band is a 4th section contesting brass band based in North Manchester. We rehearse Monday and Thursday evenings from 8pm until 10pm.

Please use the navigation above to learn more about our players and what is making the band news and event pages.

If you have any questions, are interested in coming down for a blow or are looking to hire a brass band, please get in touch either via our contact form or message us on Facebook or Twitter.



The band are currently looking for the following players:

  • Cornets (Principal for the right candidate)
  • Horns, position negotiable
  • Solo Euphonium
  • Bb Bass
  • Percussionists

Players of all instruments are welcome to come along to rehearsal of course. Use the contact us form to apply for any vacancies or to just get in touch.

Latest News

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Thank You Adam

Adam has decided the time has come to move on from Blackley Band, he’s been a valued member and amazing… Read more


Buxton Contest Results

Sunday May 8th the band performed in the fourth section the the Buxton contest. It was an early start for… Read more


A Break with Tradition

This year the Chairman pulled a bit of a fast one whilst giving his annual speech at the dinner dance…. Read more

Events & Concerts

Black Dyke Festival of Brass

05/06/2016, 9:30 am - 5:30 pm - Leeds Town Hall
All being well we will be on stage once again at Leeds Town Hall with members of Black Dyke and...

Presidents Guest Concert

25/06/2016, 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm - Higher Blackley Community Centre
We are hosting our annual guest concert at the bandroom, feel free to pop along and enjoy a free concert...

Sea and Sailors Remembrance Service

10/07/2016, 10:30 am - 1:00 pm - Vasa Club