Announcing Our 2024 Season!

We’re thrilled to announce a full season of concerts, beginning with a show featuring the best of television music! Tickets for this first concert are on sale now. Choose between performances in Halifax or Bedford. We’re also offering a season pass for all four concerts in our hometown of Bedford!

The Idiot Box

A Tribute to TV Music

Bedford Brass Quintet presents a whimsical romp through television’s most iconic theme music. From soaps to science fiction, you’ll be humming along with some of showbiz’s most unforgettable earworms!

Admission is $20 at the door or $15 advance online.

Feb 17

2:00 pm

Deep Water Church

5657 North St, Halifax

Feb 24

2:00 pm

Bedford United Church

1200 Bedford Hwy, Bedford

2024 BBQ Bedford Season Pass gets you all four concerts in Bedford for just $55!

Home Cookin’

Celebrating Maritime Music & Local Composers

Just in time for Bedford Days, this concert features down-home folk tunes from around the Maritimes, plus a collection of brass music by local composers, including the BBQ’s own Paul St-Amand.

Admission is $20 at the door or $15 advance online.

Jun 28

7:30 pm

St. Ignatius Church

1288 Bedford Hwy, Bedford

Show tickets are not on sale yet, but this concert is included in the 2024 BBQ Bedford Season Pass!

Brassquerade

A Weird & Wondrous Halloween Concert

Bedford Brass Quintet presents a kaleidoscopic concert full of music that’s bizarre, fantastical, and just plain weird! BRASSQUERADE is fun for the whole family! The show includes strange and eerie classics like March to the Scaffold by Hector Berlioz, Funeral March of a Marionette by Charles Gounod, The Nightmare Before Christmas by Danny Elfman, Thriller by Rod Temperton (made famous by Michael Jackson), and many more surprises!

Admission is $20 at the door or $15 advance online.

Oct 25

7:30 pm

St. Ignatius Church

1288 Bedford Hwy, Bedford

Show tickets are not on sale yet, but this concert is included in the 2024 BBQ Bedford Season Pass!

Chestnuts Roasting on the BBQ

Christmas With the Bedford Brass Quintet

There’s nothing like the spectacular sound of brass at Christmas! Join us for a joyful romp through beloved Christmas tunes. From regal brass chorales to swingin’ pop classics, this concert has everything and it’s sure to get you in the spirit!

Admission is $20 at the door or $15 advance online.

Dec 13

7:30 pm

St. Ignatius Church

1288 Bedford Hwy, Bedford

Show tickets are not on sale yet, but this concert is included in the 2024 BBQ Bedford Season Pass!

About the BBQ

The Bedford Brass Quintet (BBQ) has performed acclaimed shows at concert halls, bandstands, churches and schools throughout Nova Scotia. Known for an eclectic repertoire and outside-the-box performances, the group features accomplished musicians who have played with many of Atlantic Canada’s finest ensembles, including Symphony Nova Scotia, the PEI Symphony Orchestra, the Nanaimo Symphony Orchestra, Neptune Theatre, and many more. The BBQ has twice been voted among the best classical ensembles in Halifax by readers of The Coast.

L-R: Simon Oakey (tenor trombone), Paul St-Amand (trumpet), Reuben Bauer (tuba & bass trombone), Michael Hagedorn (trumpet), and Michael Chisholm (horn)

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