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

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:

BBB at Cricklade Festival, June 2017:


Weekly rehearsal, June 2017:


A compilation from various old gigs…

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 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


Upcoming Gigs

  • 07/05/2018 2:00 pmRoyal Victoria Park, Bath
  • 27/05/2018 3:00 pmSwindon Town Gardens
  • 28/05/2018 12:00 pmSouth Cerney Street Fair
  • 01/07/2018 11:00 amMinety Music Festival
  • 15/07/2018 2:30 pmAbbey Grounds, Cirencester
  • 03/08/2018Private Event
  • 09/09/2018 1:00 pmMinety Beer and Cider Festival
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