The Barrack Street Concert Band presents The Greatest Show featuring David Shannon

Oct 18th
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8:00 pm
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€25
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VENUE : TOWER HOTEL, THE MALL, WATERFORD  |  Concession for groups of 5 or more €22.50


The Barrack Street Concert Band presents The Greatest Show, featuring Ireland’s Greatest Showman, West End Superstar, David Shannon

 

Barrack Street Concert Band

  • The Barrack Street Concert Band has been playing its music in Waterford since 1870.
  • One of Waterford’s living treasures it lends its musical talents to the cultural and leisure life of our city as well as to local charities and organisations.
  • The Band was formed at the Mount Sion Christian Brothers School on Barrack Street, and originally called ‘The Amateur Band’ .
  • In 1895 the Band became known as the ‘Barrack Street Brass and Reed Band’, as its instrumentation changed to include both brass and reed instruments.
  • After some changes in location over the years the Band now resides at Green Street where they built their bandroom using the volunteer labour of their members and friends.
  • The hall was officially opened on August 16, 1968.
  • In 1981 The Band changed its name to the one that is so well-known throughout Waterford today, The Barrack Street Concert Band.
  • The new name reflected another change in instrumentation, including a full percussion section.
  • The band is currently under the baton of Musical Director Mark Fitzgerald.

 

 

VENUE : THE TOWER HOTEL, THE MALL, WATERFORD  |  Concession for groups of 5 or more €22.50

 

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