The Durham Brass Festival date is approaching, and promises 10 days packed with world class music. Here are the times and dates you need to know.

The Durham Brass Festival is back for 2019 and features a host of top class brass bands from across the UK and Europe. With a selection of traditional concerts and more modern street brass, there should be some music in the city and across County Durham to tickle most fancies.

When is Durham Brass Festival 2019?

The Durham Brass Festival date is Friday July 12, lasting 10 days until Sunday July 21. The tickets for Durham Brass Festival 2019 have already gone on sale and places will be limited for many of the concerts, so it's worth seeing what's on offer before the main events get booked up.

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If you miss out on the ticketed events, then Durham Brass Festival also has some free events where you'll be able to just turn up.

When is the Durham Brass Festival secret gig?

The Durham Brass Festival secret concert date is Friday July 12.

Promised Land will be a secret rave experience courtesy of Durham Brass Festival regulars Mr Wilson's Second Liners. It's a gig in a secret location somewhere in central Durham, the details of which will be revealed via phone once you've booked your tickets.

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The Durham Brass Festival secret gig takes place on Friday July 12, with the DJ from 8pm, and the dance at 9pm.

Tickets cost £18 from the booking page.

When is the Durham Brass Festival free concert?

Each year, Durham Brass Festival holds a free Wharton Park concert, which is always packed out. However, it's free to go and is ticketless, meaning you can just turn up and enjoy the variety of bands playing.

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The Durham Brass Festival Wharton Park free concert is called 'Wharton Park meets the West End'. The Wharton Park concerts are always good fun and this one features the Scottish Swing Orchestra and the Festival Broadway Chorus, who will play jazzy versions of musical theatre hits.

The Durham Brass Festival Wharton Park concert is on Sunday July 21 at 6-8pm, and is free.

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