Brasstax Bavarian Band is an authentic Bavarian oompah band that provides classic Bavarian drinking songs mixed with modern songs with an oompah twist.

The band consists of five full-time professional musicians based in the North West of England. The instrumentation in the band reflects the original line up for a German oompah band; Clarinet, Trumpet, Trombone, Euphonium and Sousaphone. If required, the band can also provide a drummer and rhythm section for any event.

Based in Manchester, this authentic Bavarian oompah band are available for hire throughout the UK and internationally.

BrassTax formed in 2012 when these five talented musicians graduated from the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester and has a group they have had the opportunity to take centre stage across the UK and throughout Europe. The band are always up for a laugh and always get the crowd dancing, swaying, drinking and singing along to their favourite drinking tunes. BrassTax can’t wait to share this ‘Wunderbar’ experience with you. Prost!

Brasstax have a wide range of repertoire ranging from your traditional German Oompah music to today’s modern tunes.

Frequently asked questions

QHow do I book BrassTax?

Booking is easy - just provide us with a few key details and we'll take care of the rest, guiding you through the booking process.

QDo they always look so fabulous?

Yes they do. Traditional Lederhosen are as much a part of their act as beer, so they will always come to your event suited and booted.

QWill the band travel to my event?

Brasstax often travel the lengths of the UK, and beyond.

QHow long does set up take?

BrassTax are usually ready to go after around 1 hour of their arrival.