Grimethorpe have a diverse number of noted concert performances including those at the FIFA World Cup, BAFTA Awards, BBC Proms, Eurovision and London 2012 Olympic Games Opening Ceremony, together with a wealth of national and international television / radio appearances and professional recordings. The band has received two gold discs, as well as a BAFTA nomination for its contributions to the global hit movie “Brassed Off” which Grimethorpe was the focal point.
The Royal Albert Hall, Symphony Hall, Barbican, Westminster Abbey, European Parliament, Sydney Opera House and more, have all played host to Grimethorpe. With tours to Australia, Hong Kong, Japan, New Zealand, and concerts & festival appearances throughout Europe, the band’s performance reputation remains unsurpassed.
As well as delighting audiences across the globe, Grimethorpe also continues to invest in and support its local community in Grimethorpe, Barnsley and South Yorkshire, particularly through its youth music initiatives and performances, both locally and on a national scale.
“A thoroughly entertaining show and a must for all music enthusiasts” - The Guardian
“Sensational – performing favourite classics in spectacular style!” The Times
"The brass bands of this country are unique, and the Grimethorpe Band is unique amongst them" - Sir Harrison Birtwistle.