If you happen to be out and about today in Consett, you may have had the pleasure of seeing a spectacle which had to be seen to be believed. In Middle Street today the Beat 'n' Blow brass bandGerman band Beat n Blow have been parading up and down the street giving us a selection of their music. On a day punctuated with drizzle, the German outfit have given Consett a little something to smile about with their fusion of Jazz, Big band, Hip hop and other world styles.  As I write this post right now, they are standing about 100 metres away and their urban brass sounds are flowing through the window brightening up the afternoon.

They are currently on a UK tour and have recently played in Lanchester and tomorrow night are playing the Consett Empire in what will no doubt be a great night of music.

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Christopher Brown is Consett Magazine's lead journalist. Chris enjoys meeting with a whole host of different people to report on what's happening in Consett, Co.Durham.


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