West Grand Brass Band (WGBB) is a group of 6 talented independent musicians that combines the brass band tradition with modern musical styles and timbres. Their music takes the form of an ever changing mix of traditional songs, re-imagined covers, and genre-expanding originals. Based in the cultural hub of Oakland, California, WGBB prides itself in creating a party wherever they perform, from bars and breweries to weddings and parades.
WGBB was originally formed in the summer of 2015 after the founding members marched together in the Carnaval Parade in San Francisco's Mission District with a samba dance troupe called "The Hot Pink Feathers". They developed their sound while busking at Lake Merritt in Oakland, CA, and now perform at a wide variety of events and venues around the San Francisco Bay Area. Visit the "Contact" tab for booking information!
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November 6th, 2022 --- 6:00 - 8:30 PM --- Oakland, CA
November 24th, 2022 --- 8:45 - 10:15 AM --- Oakland, CA
November 14th, 2018
Good News Everyone! After months of work, we have finally set a release date for our debut album! Look for Party To The People on Bandcamp, Spotify, iTunes, Google Play, and more starting next week on Tuesday, Novermber 20th!
Want to be notified as soon as it's available? Visit our Distrokid page to pre-save the album on Spotify so it'll be ready when you are. We'll have some fun stuff coming your way before then, so keep your eyes peeled!
May 1st, 2020
Check out our newest release, a brassified cover of a classic from East Bay legends Green Day - Basket Case! We just happened to finish tracking this in early March, and are stoked to be able to release something new at a time when we can't provide much music to the outside world. Give it a listen and tell us what you think!