Summer Music Bandstand Concerts

We are happy to announce our line-up for the Summer Music Bandstand Concerts. These will be on every other Sunday on the Bandstand from 3-5pm and free for all. You can see below all the wonderful performances we will have going on!

Please cooperate with us as we follow current Covid 19 requirements for outside performances to prevent infection in the community. Do not come if you or a member of your household feel unwell.

SUNDAY 4 JULY (CHANGE OF ADVERTISED BAND) – SONIC BLUE + VIRGIN MEDIA O2 TOGETHER FUND THANK YOU DAY

Sonic Blue play a wide variety of blues, with a touch of jazz, bringing together a group of highly experienced musicians. Expect cool saxophone, slide guitar, harmonica, and a rhythm section to get your toes tapping, topped with heartfelt vocals and a great selection of blues standards and original songs.

SUNDAY 18 JULY – THE FABULOUS HONEYS

The Fabulous Honeys are London’s sweetest big band.

We formed in 2015 as a mostly female big band, playing exciting arrangements of swing music with some latin, funk and blues as well. We regularly play on park bandstands and in pubs and are also available for private parties and events.

SUNDAY AUGUST 1 – TEQUILA BRASS

Tequila Brass play the music of Herb  Albert and the Tijuana Brass and some arrangements of their own in the same sunny 60’s style.  Take a trip ‘South of the Border’ and enjoy an afternoon of gorgeous melody and latin rhythm.

SUNDAY 15 AUGUST – LAMBETH WIND ORCHESTRA

Lambeth Wind Orchestra is a community concert band performing a lively and engaging repertoire of popular and light classical music.

SUNDAY 29 AUGUST – CROYDON BRASS

Croydon Brass, one of London’s original brass bands with a history stretching back over 100 years.  Today’s band plays a wide range of music from West Side Story to the Avengers, Blues Brothers to the Dambusters.  conducted by Paula Goodwin the band is active in the South London community. A diverse and friendly group which welcomes new players.

SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 12 – THE NEW VENTURE CONCERT BAND

The New Venture Concert Band was formed in the summer of 2018 to give musicians an opportunity to play good music in a friendly environment.  We play music from the shows, the classics and original compositions for concert bands. We have raised a substantial amount of money for charity from our concert performances.

SUNDAY 26 SEPTEMBER – SOUTH LONDON JAZZ ORCHESTRA

The South London Jazz Orchestra is possibly the world’s biggest regularly performing big band.  Settle back for two hours of the finest charts from the history of jazz – from the swing era through funk, soul and right up to the present day.

SUNDAY 17 OCTOBER  – IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE HERNE HILL MUSIC FESTIVAL – CRYSTAL PALACE BAND

Crystal Palace Band was founded in 1901 as the Upper Norwood Temperance Prize Band changing its’ name to The Crystal Palace Band in 1924 on becoming the band in residence at Crystal Palace. With over 30 musicians playing a variety of events and contests throughout the year