Old Silkstone Band

(UK) A 28 piece brass band that entertains audiences  aplenty with a wide range of music. Established in 1861 the OSB is based in the ex-mining village of Silkstone .  The band has performed concerts of all styles not only … Continued

Jazz Jam Session

On Sunday 5th brass, sax and percussion players of Waterford will get a chance to get their jazz on with New York Brass Band at the Spraoi Festival.  They will join the amazing New York Brass Band for a Sunday … Continued

City of Waterford Brass – Movie Magic

(Ireland) A firm favourite with the Spraoi audience, this Waterford based band believe in tailoring its performances to its audience and has done for the last 85 years. For the Spraoi Festival 2018, their special festival repertoire will feature many … Continued

UpRoar Rock Chorus

(Ireland) The UpRoar Rock Chorus are a new musical group from Clonmel that mixes Rock Music with a choral sound approach. The group were formed in early 2017 and in a small amount of time they have staged  two headline … Continued

Brass Street Beat

(Ireland) Get down with the sounds of brass on the Applemarket on Sunday afternoon, with young brass, sax and percussion musicians. Hailing from the Rebel County, this 12 piece will perform some of your favourite hits New Orleans brass band … Continued


(Catalonia) A band that is the natural result of a mestizo city in the soul, as it is in Barcelona. Seven musicians from different countries, cultures and musical styles found in the alleys of the historic centre, give life to … Continued

Barrack Street Concert Band

(Ireland) This very popular brass band has been making music in Waterford since its formation in 1870. In that time, they have contributed richly to the cultural and social life of Waterford and have been an enduring presence in the … Continued

The Big Bang

(Ireland) Be prepared for toe tapping, headbanging, fast and furious percussion from this group of young creative local drummers born out of the Waterford Academy of Music & Arts. Expect high energy grooves, smoking hot bass lines and thunderous pandemonium. … Continued

Waterford BreakBeat

(Ireland) Join Waterford BreakBeat at Spraoi in association with LimsRochers Cru for an outdoor Hip-Hop / Break-Dance workshop and performance.  Their outdoor DJ station will be cutting the best tunes for all to enjoy, plus parents and children from the … Continued

Royal British Legion Brass Band, Christchurch

(UK) The Christchurch Band of the Royal British Legion has existed in its current form since 2005 and is proud to represent the beautiful seaside town of Christchurch, Dorset. The band performs many engagements throughout the year, highlights including Waterloo 200, … Continued