Kirkintilloch Kelvin Brass only UK Band in Dutch Open on 8th June

Wednesday 15 May 2019

On Saturday 8th of June the Dutch Open Brass Band Championships will be held in theatre De Lawei in Drachten, The Netherlands. Eighteen bands from The Netherlands and abroad will be entering the stage and give their best between 10.00 and 22.30 hrs. Visitors can look forward to a day full of beautiful brass band music.

This year's international jury team consists of Simone Rebello from the United Kingdom, Armin Bachman from Switzerland, Bert Appermont from Belgium and Danny Oosterman from the Netherlands.

Just like last year, will provide the live stream. The live stream from DOBC is available as a monthly subscription of GPB 12.99. There is a video on demand option on the platform, with which the video can be viewed several times. With the monthly subscription you can also view other episodes, e.g. the recordings of the Dutch Open in 2018 and concerts of the Cory Band.

Tickets for the Dutch Open Brassband Championships can be ordered through the website of the DOBC:

A ticket for the morning and afternoon program only (second section and first section) costs € 10.00. A full day ticket costs € 15.00 and gives access to the entire event.

Performing bands

Second Section:

Brass Band De Lofklank Ureterp

Brass Band David Zwolle

Gereformeerde Brass Band Groningen

Mercator Brass Band Kruibeke, Belgium

Brass Band Euphonia Wolvega

Brass Band De Bazuin B Oenkerk

Backum Brass Castricum

Brass Band Gloria Deï Gerkesklooster-Stroobos

First Section:

Brass Band Amersfoort

Brass Band Oefening en Uitspanning Wijk en Aalburg

Brass Band Bamberg, Germany

Championship Section:

Brass Band De Spijkerpakkenband Opsterland

Brass Band De Bazuin A Oenkerk

Soli Brass Leeuwarden

Brass Band Rijnmond Rotterdam

De Wâldsang Buitenpost

Festival Brass Band Itegem, Belgium

Kirkintilloch Kelvin Brass Band Scotland, United Kingdom








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