Bands attending this years Extravaganza
Wirral pipe band Saturday & Sunday performances
Primarily a community band but are also registered with the Royal Scottish Pipe Band Association and compete in the N.W. England branch indoor contests and also at some open contests during the Summer when possible.
'Our aims are to provide sound instruction in piping and drumming, to encourage everyone to play to the best of their ability, and to enjoy playing together in an atmosphere of harmony.'http://www.wirralpipeband.co.uk
Clwyd & Gwynedd ACF Corps of DrumsSaturday, Sunday & Monday performances
The AFC Corps of Drums have been attending the event for quite a number of years and always perform to a very high standard, don't miss their fantastic arena performance.http://armycadets.com/county/clwyd-and-gwynedd-acf/about-us/corps-of-drums/
Rhyl Silver bandSaturday, Sunday & Monday performances at 3pm on the band stand by cenataph, and 1pm daily on the parade.
Rhyl Silver Band are a fourth Section Brass Band from North Wales.
'We are a progressive, friendly, contesting brass band comprising of a good mixture of both adult and young players and we always welcome new players of any standard.
The Band undertakes engagements and provides musical services at village fetes and galas, annual country shows, churches and any special occasion where its services are required.'
The Rhyl Silver Band strives to serve the local community and to provide a forum for musicians of any age who enjoy playing music in an ensemble. We endeavor to encourage the development of new players and provide instruments and musical tuition.
Rhyl Silver Band is a registered charity dedicated to developing musical skills to ensure the longevity of a brass-band tradition in the community. http://www.rhylsilverband.co.uk/
Batala bandSaturday & Sunday performances
Brazilian rhythms from Bahia. The music's infectious. The spirit is Carnival. 'We get people moving!'
Batala Bermo is a not-for-profit organisation and all proceeds of the band go toward providing instruments and costumes for the members.
'Bermo is the local name for Barmouth (our home town) and we are part of the wider group of Batala which has it's origins in Brazil.'http://www.batalabermo.org.uk/
Band and Drums of the Royal Regiment of Fusiliers (Lancashire)Sunday performances
The Band and Corps of Drums was formed in 1997 by Lieutenant Colonel Eric W. Davidson MBE DL to keep alive the name and traditions of the Fusiliers in Lancashire.
The Corps of Drums, as an independent unit, leads parades for Voluntary Organisations, Church Walks, Carnivals and Open Days. They have travelled the length and breadth of the Country performing and this year, we are proud to have them leading our parade on the Sunday.http://www.rrfbandlancs.org.uk
Liverpool City Pipe and Drum bandSunday & Monday performances
The musical aims of the band are simple: to play at a variety of venues and events and to have fun. They will include street parades, concerts, shows, gala days and competition.http://www.liverpoolpipeband.com