Enjoying high acclaim wherever they perform, the Australian Army Band Brisbane is returning to the Empire Theatre. .
Since its formation in 1949, the Australian Army Band-Brisbane (AAB-B) has become known throughout Queensland as one of the finest Military Bands in Australia, enjoying a wide reputation for its musical excellence and impressive military appearance.
The band provides music for Regal, Vice-Regal, State and Ceremonial activities and it often appears at significant community events. Australian Army Band Brisbane’s contribution to the community has been recognised by cities of Brisbane, Gold Coast, and Redlands, all of which have granted “Freedom of Entry” to the band.
In its concert format, the band frequently performs for the public, presenting a vast variety of musical styles ranging from traditional military music to contemporary popular music. The band often supports philanthropic initiatives within the community and it support arts education through its school support programme.
On occasion the band is required to support Australian Defence Personnel deployed on operations, most recently in December 2015 to Afghanistan and the Middle East region. Band members have entertained audiences internationally, performing at events like military tattoos in Switzerland and Scotland, and have also featured at commemorative activities in Gallipoli, Turkey, France and Belgium.
The Australian Army Band Brisbane is a great asset in the State of Queensland and it is a positive, professional "public face" for the Australian Army.
All tickets $6