February 12, 2018
On the agenda this week is refelction on the annoucements of Kirkintilloch withdrawing from the Area Championship and the cancellation of the All England International Masters.
Also under the microscope is replacement players and road cone hurling as an Olympic Event.
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January 26, 2018
Dave and Kenny discuss the aftermath of Butlins and the issue of payment for conductors as Dave takes a temporary post at the Podcast's new favourite band, Trimdon Concert Brass.
Also up for review is what it's like to be Scottish and another stupid idea from Boris...
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January 14, 2018
Dave and Kenny are joined by Anne Crookston, Paul Bennet and John Stirzaker for the annual Friday night Butlins Podcast.
January 6, 2018
Dave and Kenny look at the outside percepion of brass bands and cover how we can change perception in the mainstream media.Also discussed is the forthcoming Butlins contest and ebtry levels in the top section.
December 31, 2017
Dave and Kenny look back on the year from the Scotch Malt Whisky Society, Edinburgh. We look at the outstanding players and bands of 2017, in addition to the overall Player and Band we have individual player awards.
Players of the Year are selected from:
Dominic Longhurst (Brighouse and Rastrick)
Marielle Rey (Valasia)
Scott Forrest (Whitburn)
Jon Vegar Sole Sundal (Eikanger)
Roger Webster (Grimethope)
Vincent Bearpark (Valasia)
Chris Bradley (Whitburn)
David Morton (Eikanger)
Tom Hutchinson (Cory)
Helen Williams (Cory)
Jamie Smith (Grimethorpe)
Gyda Matland (Eikanger)
Michael Fleming (Whitburn)
Jonny Bates (Fodens)
Mike Cavanagh (Grimethorpe)
Steve Kane (Cory)
Dan Thomas (Black Dyke)
Chris Robertson (Grimethorpe)
Glenn Van Looy (Valasia)
Gary Curtin (Fodens)
Isobel Daws (Fairey)
Chris Thomas (Cory)
Ruan Watkins (Brighouse and Rastrick)
Tore Bryne Berg (Eikanger)
Non Championship Section Performance of the Year
Ensemble de Cuivres Euphonia (Swiss National)
BD1 (British National)
Conductor of the Year
Professor Nicholas Childs
The following Categories are also discussed
Best Non-Winning Performance
Having a Laugh Award
Contribution to Banding
December 8, 2017
Dave and Kenny return to bring you a new look Podcast. Discussed in this epsiode is the month of November from five different countries, bad walking-out uniforms and the new contenders to be the world's best band There's also talk of public toilet disturbances and Non-Brexit.
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October 20, 2017
Dave and Kenny review the National Brass Band Championship from the Royal Albert Hall, London. The contest, won by Brighouse and Rastrick generated some talking points and Steven Mead joins the episode to discuss.
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October 11, 2017
Dave and Kenny are joined by Sandy Smith, Martin Gernon and Steven Mead to gives their views and predictions on the forthcoming "Nationals" at the Royal Albert Hall, London with half an eye on the Glenlivet whisky.
Steven Mead also describes the banding outlook in Lithuania and reveals his outrage at the treatment of the people of Palanga by EBBA, in the decision not to award the 2019 EBBC. There follows a debate on the role of EBBA in breaking new territories for banding.
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October 10, 2017
Dave and Kenny are joined by Martin Gernon of the Centre Stage Group who reveals why he started his businesses and also his challenges during his time as a band Chairman. He issues practical advice on how to structure band finances and tips on buying from suppliers.
Also featured on this episode is worrying "dotards" and the lost art of small enssemble playing.
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September 23, 2017
Dave and Kenny review the National Finals from Cheltenham where Pemberton Old, Boarshurst, BD1 and Newmains took the top prize in each section.
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