Established in 1865, St. John’s Brass and Reed Band is one of Limerick’s oldest bands, contributing to the cultural development of the city, and entertaining people from all over the Greater Limerick area.

We are a community band and we warmly welcome new members regardless of musical knowledge or ability. If you enjoy music and would like to play, get in touch with us here, we would love to hear from you!

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Special publication on the marching band tradition in Limerick

Sunday 5th March 2023 saw the introduction of a wonderful and special publication produced by Dr. Derek Mulcahy, on the marching band tradition in Limerick, both past and present. This book provides an insight into the history of numerous bands, intriguing stories of political divisions, and chronicles the cultural contribution the bands have played right …


For questions, information, or if you would like to join the band, please get in touch by writing to us: [email protected]