A Christmas Cracker 2018

You are invited to attend BAB’s annual Christmas get together Thursday 6th December 2018 (7.30pm) at The Dubrovnik Hotel, Bradford. £10 tickets includes a hot supper (pie, peas & chunky chips), music, dance, comedy and plenty of audience participation! Bar & raffle in aid of BAB music funds. Please wear seasonal dress.
ADVANCE TICKETS available via any BAB member or via our website www.bradfordaccordionband.org or call our MD on 07787 567710 (Anita).

£5000 raised for Charity

Members of BAB are very proud to announce that we have raised a whopping £5000 in aid of Manorlands Hospice (Sue Ryder). The donation is a combination of 2 events: Swap, Shop & Quaff (organised by BAB Ladies) and our BAB 2018 Grand Charity Show at Bingley Arts Centre: ‘Around The World in 80 Minutes’. We should like to thank our sponsors, audience, helpers, members, performers (all 70 of you!) and supporters for your generous contributions.

Bradford Ukrainian Club Beer Festival 10.11.2018.

Catch our next performance at “Pyvofest” on Saturday, 10th November – The Ukrainian Club, Legrams Lane, Bradford at 5.30pm where there will ‘beer’ clinking, drinking, swaying & playing!

See what happened here

Around The World In 80 Minutes 29.09.18.

TICKETS PLEASE! Only 17 days since we went live with “Around The World in 80 Minutes” in aid of Sue Ryder- Manorlands Hospice and more than 70 (of the best) tickets are already sold! So, please don’t miss your seat on our energetic, unforgettable journey of live music, song and dance from across the globe. Featuring special guest stars: the stringworthy “Otley Ukulele Orchestra”, the sublime “Sisters of Serbia” and the inimitable “Bazzmatazz”!
Departure Date: Saturday, 29th September 2018
For tickets: telephone Bingley Arts Centre Box Office- 01274 567983 or buy direct online at www.ticketsource.co.uk/bingleyartscentre

To see a promo by BAZZ at our dress rehearsal click here

On stage at Bingley Arts Centre Click Here

Over £2,500 Raised for Alzheimer’s

Bradford Accordion Band’s recent sell out concert at Bingley Arts Centre raised over £2,500 for the Alzheimer’s charity.  It was decided to support this charity following the death of one of its former members to the disease earlier this year.

The band was joined on stage by Bradford caberet singers ‘Encore’ and Halifax dance troup ‘Bazzmattazz‘ who each added their own talented performances to provide an entertaining evening. Read what the audience said here.

 

Rock Around The Clock 30.9.17.

It’s official! BAB is celebrating its 20th Anniversary in 2017 and in order to mark the occasion, we will be performing alongside some very special guests in a Variety Show entitled “Rock Around The Clock – A Trip Down Memory Lane” with all proceeds donated to Alzheimer’s Society.

Saturday, 30th September at Bingley Arts Centre – 7.30pm . Bar and raffle. All tickets £10. Please help us support this worthy cause. Tickets are now available from the Arts Centre Box Office on 01274 567983 or online via ticketsource: www: https://www.ticketsource.co.uk/bingleyartscentre

Bazz is getting in a tizzy about the forthcoming concert
https://www.facebook.com/bazzmatazz/videos/10156055704213352/

Paul from ‘Encore’ Bazz ‘Bazzmatazz’ and Anita in the studio at Bradford Community Broadcasting radio station after talking about the forthcoming event.

Fancy Dress Party

BAB are celebrating 20 happy, music-making years in 2017, and just to show how versatile we can be (not to mention crazy), here is a shot taken at a recent social evening where members chose a fancy dress costume to represent a piece of music in our repertoire.
Can you guess what they might be?


(click to enlarge)

Addingham 22.6.2017.

The band will be making a welcome return visit to Addingham Memorial Hall on Thursday 22nd June 2017.

Concert for the Young at Heart

Bradford Accordion Band will next be appearing at the Victoria Theatre, Halifax in a Concert for the Young at Heart, on Tuesday 21st March 2017.

Concert for the Young at Heart is a `free’ evening of song, dance & comedy for the Senior Citizens of Calderdale. Featuring the CYH live band on stage & a special appearance by famous comedian Lea Roberts, along with Ian Moorhouse, `Sing for Fun’ ladies, CYH Dancers, Stage Door Studio Theatre Workshop & other local acts yet to be confirmed, a delightful variety evening for everyone to enjoy.

Further details of the event can be found here

Grange Academy

Here are a couple of shots from our Christmas Gig at Grange Academy Bradford in December.