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If you want to hear the amazing performances delivered by the elite bands at the Europan Championship in Lille - then you can - and it costs as little as 99p!
Full results of the Premier and Development Sections in Lille that sees title ahead to Belgium and Norway.
Germany's Brassband Sachsen takes strength form Samson to claim Challenge Section title.
Cory unravel the secret to another European title success in Lille in commanding fashion - and perhaps set the contest on a new musical path in the process...
Brighouse & Rastrick Band is appearing at the European Championships in Lille in some very smart casual attire....
The first European title of the weekend has been won by the Swiss cornet player Jeremy Coquoz.
Make sure you get your order in for what promises to be a fantastic event in Lille...
John Packer Ltd has a fantastic selection of the brilliant K&G tuba mouthpieces and buzzers in stock - so get ready for your starter for 10...
The World of Brass team will be in Lille to provide a fantastic reminder of the action - from DVD and CDs to digital downloads - so make sure you pre-order now.
The European Championships will be broadcast on the internet this year - so keep your eyes peeled to register!
There will be no missing the European support of Centre Stage Percussion and Uniforms in Lille this weekend.
Scotland's European representative will be showcasing its test-piece and own-choice selection to supporters before they head off to Lille.
Leading brass and percussion retailer to start supplying the market leading John Packer student instruments.
It's not Black Dyke, Cory or even Brass Band of Battle Creek - but a group of pensioners...
Geneva Musical Instruments strengthen production base with purchase of Amati-Denak as they increase product portfolio.
Yamaha take up the beat with support for National Conductors Competition.
There is a strong line-up of contest and concert bands to enjoy at the Brass in Concert Championship later this year.
Belgian euph star Glenn Van Looy is enjoying a return to student life in Birmingham today...
More great brass band music from John Maines.
There were victories for Manger Musikklag, Musikklaget Gjallahorn and Rong Brass at the inventive, and fun packed Oslo Brass Festival in the heart of Norway's capital city.
Little change at the top or the rankings following the recent regional events in the UK.
This weekend's Oslo Brass Festival will be a mix of fantastic music making and innovative approaches - and 4BR will be there to cover it as it unfolds...
Brass Band Buizingen head to the Europeans with huge confidence boost as they retain Flemish Open title in Mechelen.
Sir John Tomlinson CBE is set to become the new President of the RNCM in Manchester.
The highly respected Dutch conductor Erik Janssen becomes the latest addition to the Yamaha stable of top class musicians.
Dutch National Championships
Venue: Music Centre Tivoli Vredenburg (Main Hall), Vredenburgkade 11, 3511 WC Utrecht, Netherlands 11, 3511
Northfleet Brass Trip to Austria
Venue: Long Weekend to Austria, deps required.