Hosen Brass Band
Off-The-Wall Oompah and Brass
About Hosen Brass
Perfect for weddings, private parties, family functions, and corporate events, London and Birmingham-based Hosen Brass is exactly what your event needs.
Formed in 2012, we have rocked audiences of all sizes, from appearing on Channel 4's Hollyoaks, Don't Tell the Bride, BBC Sport, ITV Sport, BBC Radio, ITV's This Morning Show and many others to performing at top venues including the Etihad Stadium, AJ Bell Stadium, Ascott Racecourse, Newmarket Racecourse, Market Rasen and many more.
We're the house band at Katzenjammers Bierkeller in London, where you can find us performing every Saturday night, as well as every other Thursday from September to May, and as our trio line up throughout the summer.
We've been featured in US Magazine ‘Relix’ as a part of their Mardi Gras write up, having our famous version of RATM’s ‘Killing In The Name Of’ listed as one of “five brass band covers that will make your head explode with awesomeness.” as well as several other ‘best brass band covers’ lists.
All of our players are seasoned pros in themselves having studied at the best music colleges in the country as well as performing with some of the biggest names in classical, pop and jazz including Royal Shakespeare Company, Hackney Colliery Band, Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, Nitin Sawnhey and many more.
Our other previous clients include (but not limited to): Manchester City Football Club, Chelsea Football Club, Sales Sharks RUFC, Free Radio Birmingham, Bavarian Beerhouse, Authentic Bierkeller, Octoberfest Pub Fulham, Asda, Sainsbury's, Netto, London Oktoberfest, Bierfest London, Beautiful Days Festival, Saffron Waldon 8-Day Weekend, Camden Town Brewery, Gypsy Hill Brewery, Veltins Beer, Albian Racing Club, Dr Oetker's, Arriva, Colmore Business District, Brindley Place, the Armed Forces, Library of Birmingham, Loughborough University, University of Liverpool, University of Worcester, Wolfson College Oxford University, Centre Parks, London Marathon, Ride London, Hackney Half Marathon, Asics 10k, The Big Half Marathon, The Great City Race, U.S. Embassy UK, Andy Parsons, Hatfield Council, Birmingham City Council and a huge variety of music venues, weddings and other corporate events.
Hosen Brass at Birmingham Frankfurt Christmas Market with Free Radio
Killing in the Name (of Hosen) - Hosen Brass [Oompah Band Cover of RATM] Music Video
Hosen Brass performing Hey Jude live at Katzenjammers
Hosen Brass - Here Comes The Sun (Lockdown Cover)
Our Line Ups
We offer a variety of line ups for your event:
Original Hosen Brass Line Up
The original line is a five piece consisting of tuba, trombone and three trumpets. We can also add drums!
Reduced Hosen Brass Line Up
This reduced line up is a three piece with multiple options. The standard is tuba, trombone and trumpet, however we also perform as: tuba, two trumpets; and trombone, two trumpets. We can also mix in other instruments on request - get in touch for more info. Also available with added drums.
NEW - Double Hosen Brass Line Up
Consisting of drums, two tubas, two trombones and five trumpets - and it sounds EPIC! This line up was featured on Heart FM's Breakfast Show, as well as performances this Oktoberfest, including at Newmarket Racecourse in the video below.
Book Hosen Brass
If you'd like to book Hosen Brass, or have any questions, please feel free to get in touch in the form below and we'll get back to you as soon as possible.