Brass Band Festival Postponed until Sept. 12th

Due to the current uncertainty related to COVID-19 and large gatherings, the Great American Brass Band Festival in Danville, KY has been postponed until Sept. 12, 2020. The original festival date was slated for June 4-7 at Centre College. The new event will not only be held later in the summer, but it will also be scaled down to a one-day event in downtown Danville. As staff continues to coordinate and plan for the new festival date, please stay tuned to or GABBF Facebook page for updates. The Staff and Board of Directors of the Brass Band Festival thank you for your continued support and we look forward to seeing you on Sept. 12th n downtown Danville.









Until Festival Kickoff!

The Great American Brass Band Festival is a free, family event held in beautiful Danville, Kentucky on the campus of Centre College every year. This is our 31st year and every year has been made possible by the generous donations of our sponsors, donors and volunteers. Join us to keep the festival free for everyone!

Festival Sponsors

March 22, 2019
Harry Watters

Harry Watters

Jazz Trombonist Harry Watters travels nationally and internationally as a Jupiter Artist. His numerous Summit Records releases include the popular Love Songs and the three critically […]
January 7, 2017
Jens Lindemann, Soloist

Jens Lindemann

Jens Lindemann is hailed as one of the most celebrated soloists in his instrument’s history and was recently named “International Brass Personality of the Year” (Brass […]