Big Brunch Band: a community band from Ashton Keynes, Wiltshire, UK

Upcoming Gigs

  • 03/05/2020 2:00 pmRoyal Victoria Gardens, Bath: 14.00 - 16.00
  • 31/05/2020 12:00 pmSwindon Town Gardens Bandstand 1500-1630
  • 07/06/2020 2:00 pmTrout Inn, Lechlade, 3pm - 5pm
  • 14/06/2020 12:00 pmChippenham bandstand 1500-1700
  • 28/06/2020 10:00 amAK Arts Festival - late morning (tbc)
  • 05/07/2020 9:00 amSutton Benger Brunch gig - late morning
  • 06/09/2020 12:00 pmMinety Beer and Cider Festival 1300-1500
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About Us

The Big Brunch Band is a 20+ strong ‘explosion of sound’ from Ashton Keynes, playing a mixture of big band jazz, film and funk. Tap-tap rhythms, velvet vocals and horns as bold as brass -- sure to be fun!

To see our current repertoire, click here.

If you would like to commission the band, contact our Bookings Manager, Julia Nicholas:

Our sound

In the recording studio

“Knock on Wood” (Floyd/Cropper arr Roger Holmes). Recorded (with plenty of help from their resident experts) at Swindon New College in January 2015:

BBB at Minety Beer and Cider Festival, September 2016 (audio only)

Live performances

We play at indoor and outdoor events. Here are soundtracks from some of our recent gigs:

Ashton Keynes fundraiser, March 2019:

Our sampler, from the White Hart Ashton Keynes, July 2018:

BBB at Cricklade Festival, June 2017:

Weekly rehearsal, June 2017:

An old sampler, when we were so much younger than today…

BBB at Ashton Keynes Music Festival 2017:

BBB at Swindon Town Gardens Bandstand, June 2017 (in which we occasionally upset a small dog):

BBB at Brewery Blues, Cirencester, August 2016

On the (internet) radio

On Saturday 30th July, Cirencester’s own Corinium Radio broadcast a magazine feature programme on the Big Brunch Band, digging into what makes us tick: how we rehearse, our history, our approach, our people. Listen to it here (45 minutes):

BBB on Corinium Radio July 2016