Durham Brass Festival tickets are on sale for 2019 and are likely to go quickly. Here's how to buy some.
Below, we've listed the links to buy Durham Brass Festival tickets as well as prices and a brief overview of when each brass concert takes place plus what's happening.
Promised Land, Friday July 12: This is the secret gig, performed by Mr Wilson's Second Liners. The location will be revealed by phone after you've booked. The DJ starts at 8pm with the gig at 9pm.
Tickets cost £18 from the official booking page.
Mnozil Brass - Cirque, Monday July 15: Austrian band Mnozil Brass perform their circus-themed show Cirque which combines music and humour. It's at 7.30pm at the Gala Theatre Durham.
Tickets cost £23 (£19 concessions) from the booking page.
Strictly come BRASSing, Tuesday July 16: One for big band fans, the Gala Big Band will be joined by a plethora of dancers bringing salsa, swing, ballroom and jazz. It's at 7.30pm at the Gala Theatre Durham.
Brass Oktoberfest, Thursday July 18: Durham Town Hall becomes a beer hall for an evening of German food, beer and brass. Oompah Brass will be joined by performers from Tubingen, Durham's twin town. It's at 7.30pm in the town hall, and it's over 18s only.
Tickets cost £15 here.
Global BRASS, Friday July 19: Two bands 560 miles apart will be joined together by technology for a joint concert. North of England Champions NASUWT Riverside Band will play with Danish Brass Band Champions Concord Brass Band. It's at 7.30pm at the Gala.
Tickets cost £15 (£12 concessions) from here.
Global Jam Session, Friday July 19: A similar concept to the previous concert, Haftor Medboe and the Will of the People Quartet will be joined by brass players from across Europe. It's at 10.30pm at the Gala.
Tickets cost £10 from the booking page.
Verdi's Requiem, Saturday July 20: Verdi's Requiem features the Brass Festival Choir accompanied by the Reg Vardy Band, as well as a special guest choir from Preston Hollow Presbyterian Church in Dallas, Texas. It's at 7.30pm in Durham Cathedral.
Tickets cost £18 (£16 concessions) from here.
Healthy Brass Day, Saturday July 20: A day of workshops and discussions around brass and health with leading musicians, researchers and medical professionals offering advice and information to brass players and anyone with an interest in music and health. It runs from 10am until 5pm and is free.
Big BRASS Party, Saturday July 20: Take a picnic to the big brass party which brings together the street bands for a big concert. It's from 6-9pm at Wharton Park and is free.
Streets of Brass, Saturday to Sunday July 20-21: The street brass bands head on to the streets of Durham city centre for two days of music and brass inspired fun. It'll be taking place from 11am to 5pm in various locations around the city centre - just follow the music to find them. It's free.
Brighouse and Rastrick Band, Sunday July 21: The celebrity brass concert, which this year features the world-famous Brighouse and Rastrick Band. In 1977 the Brighouse and Rastrick Band reached number two position in the singles chart with their recording of The Floral Dance. They are also the reigning National Champions, which they've won 10 times. It's at 3pm at the Durham Gala Theatre.
Tickets cost £18 (£16 concessions) from the booking website.
Wharton Park meets the West End, Sunday July 21: The Scottish Swing Orchestra and the Festival Broadway Chorus play brass arrangements of musical theatre hits. It's from 6-8pm at Wharton Park, and is free. The Wharton Park cafe will remain open throughout the event.
British Trombone Society day, Sunday July 21: The British Trombone Society holds a day of events including recitals, workshops, and a outdoor massed blow. It takes place from 9.30am to 5pm at the Gala.
Tickets are free for society members, £15 non members, £5 non members under 18 and parents/guardians from the booking website. You might also be able to obtain a ticket on the day.
Big BRASS Bash events, July 14 and 16-19: The Durham Brass Festival street bands will be visiting schools and as well as performing in locations across County Durham. On Sunday July 14 it's in Newton Aycliffe town park from 3-6pm; on Tuesday July 16 it's at Glenholme Park in Crook from 6-9pm; on Wednesday July 17 it's at Hackworth Park Shildon from 6-9pm; on Thursday July 18 it's at Trimdon Community College from 6-9pm; and on Friday July 19 it's at Jubilee Park in Spennymoor from 6-9pm.
You don't need to book Durham Brass Festival tickets for these: the concerts are free to attend, so just turn up.
BRASS on the Bus, July 16-19: A mobile part of Durham Brass Festival, the Big Brass Bus will be taking bands to several locations.
On Tuesday July 16 the Big Brass Bus is at the Apollo Pavilion, Peterlee at 11am, then at the Lanchester Street Ceilidh from 6-8pm. On Wednesday July 17 it's at Chester-le-Street Marketplace from 6-8pm. On Thursday July 18 it'll be joining the Full Moon Market in Bishop Auckland Marketplace from 6-8pm. And then on Friday July 19 the Big Brass Bus is at Steam Machine, Newton Aycliffe from 7-9pm.
No Durham Brass Festival tickets are needed: all the Big Brass Bus events are free, so just turn up.
Read next: Love music? Try Hardwick Live, or find a gig in our regularly updated Durham music weekly listings