Off-the-wall oompah band performing all your favourite pop, rock and metal tunes in bavarian brass style! Also suited to Mardi Gras events.
Ramona• Sept. 28, 2019
Amazing band, really knew how to get the crowd going and made for a really fun event. Would definitely book again.
Nick Chapman• Aug. 25, 2018
"Hosen Brass Band made a brilliant wedding band - they were something completely different and unexpected by most of our guests. Everyone loved the unique take on tunes old and new, and there was something for everyone to have a dance to in their set. The closing rock selection took us and our friends back to being teenagers, everyone dancing and singing aling - we loved it.
A comment from one of our guests: ""I’d never heard Nu Metal covered by a brass band before... regretfully, I imagine I never will again!"""
Rhea Dickman• Dec. 5, 2017
The Hosen Brass Band was great. They attended our Christmas Carol concert on December 20th. There was so flexible, and played the music that we asked for them to play. I would definitely recommend them for future events.
Please, describe your act or business in on sentence:
A five piece brass band performing a selection of pop, rock and metal music in the style of bavarian folk tunes and mardi gras.
What are the highlights of your career?
Hollyoaks (two episodes in 2013), Don’t Tell The Bride (2018), BBC Radio, ITV, BT Sport, Free Radio Birmingham, Beautiful Days' Festival, Saffron Walden's 8 Day Weekend Festival, performances at Etihad Stadium as well as several magazine write ups.
What is your competitive advantage (special features)?
We come with or without Lederhosen!
What kind of events do you usually serve?
Birthdays, Weddings, Funerals, Corporate Events, Football Matches, Festival Appearances, Marathon Entertainment, Beer Festivals, Oktoberfests and many more.
Who are your previous clients?
Katzenjammer’s Bierkeller, Bavarian Beerhouse, Manchester City Football Club, Hollyoaks, BT Sport, ITV, BBC Radio, Beautiful Days Festival, 8 Day Weekend Festival, Asda, Netto, Dr Oetker, Veltins, Albion Racing Club, Arriva and many more!
How can event planners pay for your services?
Bank Transfer is best and free. For cash and cheque transactions we charge administration fees to cover our costs.
How long do you play for?
We can perform for up to 90 minutes within a three hour session with breaks. We usually split this into either two 45 minute sets or three 30's, although we're open to suggestions. Usually a single set lasts no more than 60 minutes.
Do you have your own PA and lighting?
Do you have Public Liability Insurance and PAT tested equipment?
We are fully insured.
How much space do you require?
Ideally a space at least 12 feet wide and 6 feet deep, however we can work with smaller spaces if necessary.
My favourite tune is not on your list. Will you be able to play it?
Yes, but as a brass band/ensemble we rely on having all our music especially arranged as it's not a simple case of learning chords as it may be with a lot of guitar bands, so we charge an extra fee to cover the cost of doing this for you.
How many breaks do you take? How long are they?
Breaks are dependant on time needed. Usually we perform either two 45 minute sets or three 30 minute sets with at least 15 minutes in between.
Ever changing, but includes (as of April 2020):
A Message To You Rudy – The Specials
Africa – Toto
All Of Me – John Legend
All The Small Things – Blink 182
Amerika - Rammstein
Angels – Robbie Williams
Basket Case – Green Day
Brown Eyed Girl – Van Morrison
Call Me Maybe – Carly Rae Jepson
Can't Take My Eyes Off You – Frankie Valli
Celebration – Kool & The Gang
Chandelier - Sia
Chasing Cars – Snow Patrol
Come On Eileen – Dexy's Midnight Runners
Crazy In Love - Beyonce
Dance The Night Away – The Mavericks
Dance With Somebody – Whitney Houston
Dancing Queen – ABBA
Don't Look Back In Anger - Oasis
Don't Stop Believing – Journey
Don't Stop Me Now – Queen
Don't Wanna Miss A Thing – Aerosmith
Downtown – Petula Clark
Empire State of Mind II – Alicia Keys
Faith – George Michael
Final Countdown - Europe
Firework – Katy Perry
Harder than you think – Public Enemy
Heart Shaped Box - Nirvana
Hey Baby – DJ Otzi
Hey Jude – The Beatles
I'd Do Anything For Love – Meatloaf
I Want It That Way – Backstreet Boys
I Want To Break Free - Queen
I Want You Back – Jackson 5
I Will Wait – Mumford & Sons
If I Were A Boy - Beyonce
Imagine – John Lennon
In Too Deep – Sum 41
It Must Be Love – Madness
It's My Life – Bon Jovi
Karma Chameleon – Culture Club
Killing In The Name Of – RATM
Last Resort – Papa Roach
Living On A Prayer – Bon Jovi
Macarena – Los Del Rio
Man! I feel like a woman – Shania Twain
Mr Brightside – The Killers
My Heart Will Go On – Celine Dion
Never Gonna Give You Up – Rick Astley (Hosen Brass Gets Rick Roll'd!)
Numb – Linkin Park
One Step Beyond - Madness
Out Of Space – Prodigy
Paradise – Coldplay
Rather Be – Clean Bandit
Roxanne – The Police
Rude - Magic
Sexual Healing – Marvin Gaye
Shake It Off – Taylor Swift
Shape Of You – Ed Sheeran
Shut Up and Dance – Walk The Moon
Smells Like Teen Spirit – Nirvana
Smooth Criminal – Michael Jackson/Alien Ant Farm
Sorry - Justin Beiber
Sweet Caroline – Neil Diamond
Take On Me – Aha
Teenage Dirtbag – Wheatus
Thinking Out Loud – Ed Sheeran
Thriller – Michael Jackson
Town Called Malice – The Jam
Uptown Funk – Mark Ronson/Bruno Mars
Use Somebody – Kings Of Leon
Wake Me Up Before You Go Go - Wham
What Is Life? – George Harrison
Wonderwall – Oasis
Year 3000 – Busted
YMCA – Village People
You're My Best Friend – Queen
You Can Call Me Al – Paul Simon
All I Want For Christmas – Mariah Carey
Christmas Time – The Darkness
Xmas Time/War Is Over – John Lennon
Christmas Wrapping – The Waitresses
Last Christmas – Wham
Merry Christmas Everybody – Slade
Stop The Cavalry – Jonah Lewie
Underneath The Tree – Kelly Clarkson
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