Darebin Festival of Bands

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Darebin City Brass presents this afternoon festival of community bands, showcasing musical talent from across Darebin and further afield

Youth bands and senior championship winning bands alike will take to the stage at this festival of live community music featuring performances by ensembles from across Darebin and further afield. All kinds of familiar tunes and new music will be showcased by 6 different bands throughout the afternoon, including performances by the Preston Band, Northern Brass, Northcote High School, Western Brass and and Darebin Youth Band. Come and enjoy this unique listening opportunity and discover the hidden talents in Darebin's community music scene.


Darebin City Brass is a community music organisation based in Preston that has been providing an artistic outlet and serving the Darebin community for close to 100 years. Three main ensembles make up the organisation and cater for all levels of musical and life experience, from fresh-faced learners to seasoned professionals. We strive to offer musical education and performance activities to enrich the cultural fabric of the City of Darebin.




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Dates & Times

Book in advance and tickets at door Saturday 18th March - Doors open: 2:30pm Performances from 3:00pm


Full $10 Concession $5


Darebin Arts Centre

401 Bell Street, Preston VIC 3072

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Mernda Line, Bell Station (check for Level Crossing Removal works disruptions)


Route 11 (stop 40, a further 10 minute walk) / Route 86 (stop 45, a further 10 minute walk)


Route 513 (Alight at corner of Bell Street and St Georges Road, a further 2 minute walk) Route 903 (Alight at corner of Bell Street and St Georges Road, a further 2 minute walk)
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