With a reputation in the community and among brass bands for innovative and entertaining performances, MCBB has been entertaining audiences since 1996, and after almost 400 performances, the band shows no sign of stopping now. Motor City Brass Band is Michigan’s first competitive British style brass band, annually participating in the North American Brass Band Association or US Open Championships in addition to performing a full schedule of subscription and community performances. MCBB is directed by Craig Strain who generates a strong synergy throughout the band in every musical genre. Under Craig’s skillful direction the individual talent of even the finest player is often exceeded in context of the ensemble as a whole. Craig’s most sensitive interpretations in both his arrangements and conducting has won the heart of both player and listener alike.
Concert site is Sunset Point located at the Western tip of Belle Isle (facing the Renaissance Center).. Look for lawn signs directing traffic. Concert attendees are advised to bring lawn chairs and blankets for their comfort. Concert may be cancelled at the last minute due to weather conditions. The button below will show the exact location on Belle Isle.