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Combining 8 horns with 2 percussionists, scratch DJ and live MC, Renegade Brass Band mix funk, hip-hop and jazz with a raw brass sound and high-energy live show.

RBB have already established a big live reputation as a headline act, and have played packed-out shows at venues around the UK and Europe, and in the last year, they have supported acts including De La Soul, Busta Rhymes, Grandmaster Flash, Public Enemy, The Cat Empire, Jamie Cullum, Quantic, Craig Charles and many more.

A hit with festival crowds across Europe, the band have played at UK festivals including Glastonbury, Java Jazz Festival Jakarta, Dubai Jazz Festival, Sea Sessions Ireland, Stuttgart Jazz Festival and Soundwave Croatia.

Their new album ‘Totems’ launched in April 2017, seeing them develop their hard-edged brass sound. The band released their debut album, ‘RBB: Rhymes, Beats & Brass’ in August 2014, and followed it up with their 2015 ‘RBB: Rhymes, Beats & Brass (Remixed), featuring collaborations with artists such as Hugo Kant, Colman Brothers and Tall Black Guy. In October 2015, they did a live session for BBC6 Music’s Craig Charles Funk & Soul Show, and have had airplay from BBC6 Music, BBC Radio 2 and Radio 1 in the UK, as well as stations around the world.

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“Some of the biggest, boldest brass on the scene at the minute”
Sounddhism, Nottingham
“Probably the best brass band working out of Britain!”
Craig Charles, BBC6 Music
“One of our favourite bands at TTC – don’t miss!”
The Tuesday Club
“Astounding – these guys take it to another level!”
Counterfeit Magazine
“What a great night, see you next time!”
The HIFI Club, Leeds
“Great fun … a really strong, individual sound”
Soundwave Festival, Croatia
“The best thing to come out of Sheffield since The Full Monty!”
RTE 2FM, Ireland
“Carnival time with Renegade Brass Band – YEEEEAH!”
BBC6 Music