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Concert clips from Starlite Room

Thanks to Instagram user SummerInYeg we have great video from our show at the Starlite Room on Nov 29, 2019

I Stay Out Too Late Released by Delirium Street Party Brass

Tonight November 29 in Edmonton we are playing with the Brass Tactics Sticks And Stones at the Starlite Room in Edmonton. And, our EP "I Stay Out Too Late" is available on most platforms including Apple Music and Spotify. So excited!

Buy or stream our music, then come see the show. We’ll have download cards for $5 at the show if you want to own your own mp3s and support the band.

Tickets ($10 in advance, $20 at the door)

Choose your favourite music retail/streaming service below.



CD Baby

Youtube Music

Google Play Music

Amazon Music


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"I Stay Out Too Late" releases date Nov 29

The EP "I Stay Out Too Late" drops in online stores and streaming platforms on November 29th. The same day as our show in Edmonton. Preorder on Bandcamp. Watch for it on iTunes and Spotify.

Show tickets for Edmonton are available.

We are so excited!

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Edmonton - Starlite Room - Nov 29

We are thrilled to be playing The Starlite Room in Edmonton hosted by the amazing The Brass Tactics! Come to Edmonton with us. Edmontonians, come see us! Support party brass in Alberta! November 29, 2019.

Details on Facebook on on The Starlite Room’s page.

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Inn From The Cold raised $1745 X 2!

Cass at the Blind Beggar confirms the Inn From The Cold fundraiser raised a total of $1,745! And ‘cause Claire’s Campaign, that totals $3,490 to Inn From the Cold!!!

Thanks to everyone for coming, it was great to see old friends and make new ones. Thanks to
Bleeds Green for partnering with us on a couple of songs.

If you want more of Kevin, John or Dana, they’re playing
Dickens Pub this Wednesday, jazz and show music, with the Wednesday Night Big Band.

Wedding season approaches! It’s not too late to book Calgary’s favourite street party brass band for your
wedding ceremony or reception! Ska Punk, ethnic, Star Wars recessional, or Pachelbel’s Canon — bride’s choice!


Promo Video from Snowflk

Snowflk Productions shot this sweet video for us! Congratulations to Ibrahim and Duncan for coming with their lights and cameras and being so professional. It was great to get this finished product in just a few days, so we can promote our show at the Blind Beggar Pub on May 10th. Come see us live at The Beggar!

Inn From The Cold Fundraiser

We are proud to be showing off the 2019 edition of Delirium Street Party Brass in support of Inn From The Cold at the Blind Beggar Pub on May 10th 2019. Come see what we’ve been up to! Jace, Kevin and Tarra will all be singing, with some backup from Dana.

The other bands are:

Bleeds Green: Green Day tribute band

Safe At Second: Pop punk

Parkland Drive "Calgary cover band playing your rock favorites, 90s until now."

kayPink and the Medicine "Powerful vocals coupled with an energetic, anthem-rock motif gets heads banging, feet tapping, souls searching."

Tickets $15 from any band member (100% to Inn From The Cold), $20 at the door (at least $12.00 to Inn From The Cold), or at this link.

Doors at 6:00
Bands start at 7:45
18+ no minors
4608 MacLeod Trail SW

We are the second band so come early!

It’s John’s Birthday eve, come wish him a happy birthday!

Please join the event on Facebook and share it with all your friends. Let’s party, dance, have fun, and raise some money!


Influences Playlist

If you want to know how Delirium Street Party Brass came to be, the best thing to do is to listen to John’s influences playlist.

Available on Apple Music and Spotify.


  • Soul Rebels
  • No Doubt
  • Lemon Bucket Orkestra
  • Youngblood Brass Band
  • Class Action
  • Five Star Affair
  • Wednesday Night Big Band
  • Heavyweights Brass Band
  • The Cat Empire
  • Dirty Catfish Brass Band
  • Taylor Swift
  • Five Alarm Funk
  • Broken Brass Ensemble
  • Brian Setzer Orchestra
  • Dance Hall Crashers
  • The Amphetameanies
  • Shuffle Demons

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Stroke Therapy released

We are proud to release our new single "Stroke Therapy" recorded at The Beach Audio by the students at the The Academy of Production and Recording Arts.

Stroke Therapy is not about self pleasure. It is about musicians coming together to have a good time. Delirium Street Party Brass suffered a major blow in 2017 when our lead singer suffered a stroke. While awaiting her recovery and return to the band, we focused on enjoying our musical journey together, and sharing the brass horn band love with more musicians in jams, while building the band into something bigger and better. This anthem starts slow with the tuba and builds in layers with different horn solos and increasing drum lines. As it reaches its first climax it drops through a high, bright, loud and clear trumpet solo, then back in the pleasurable layers of jam mental relaxation, before the happy ending back with the brightness of the trumpet.

Our instrumental horn jam single in a 70's jazz funk tradition, our anthem to living life to its fullest and appreciating what you can get or give in the moment.

Listen or buy on CD Baby, or stream it or buy it on on Spotify, Apple Music, iTunes, Amazon Music and other platforms.

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Composer/Arranger/Producer: John Abraham
Recording: The Academy of Production and Recording Arts
Mixing: Ron Murias
Sousaphone: John Abraham
Trumpet: Kevin Waites
Drums: Ron Murias
Saxophones: Dana Kaukinen, Sean Devitt
Flute: Dana Kaukinen
Trombone: John Abraham
Band: Delirium Street Party Brass

Delirium Street Party Brass releases "House of the Rising Sun" featuring Margo

Delirium Street Party Brass House of the Rising Sun

Released Feb 14, 2019

Delirium Street Party Brass is a ground-breaking brass band from Calgary formed in 2012 to apply New Orleans party Brass Band instrumentation (e.g. “The Soul Rebels”) to pop, rock and ska music (e.g. “No Doubt”), with a street-style performance vibe. The band evolved its sound, arrangements, and membership eventually coalescing around Margo Laing’s vocal performances. This album celebrates Margo’s influence on the band from 2015 until 2017 when she suffered a stroke, from which she is still recovering.

Interviews: Contact John Abraham, 403-383-8024,
Album URL:

Available on iTunes, Spotify, Amazon Music and other fine online retailers and streaming services

Tracks on Album:

House of the Rising Sun Featuring the alto sax of Dana Kaukinen
Don’t Wait Up Break up song, lyrics by Margo, music by John Abraham
St. James Infirmary Blues Traditional, with a shout chorus ending by Dana Kaukinen
Live and Let Die Bond song arranged by Dana Kaukinen
Killing Me Softly with His Song (Live) Arranged by Marco Verlaan, live performance from outdoor ContainR stage in Calgary, video available at
Sweet Dreams Never played the same way twice, with audience participation

Members on album:

Margo Laing, Vocals
John Abraham, Trombone, Sousaphone, Leader
Sean Devitt, Tenor and Bari Sax
Ron Murias, Drums
Dana Kaukinen, Saxophone, Bass Trombone
Marco Verlaan, Trumpet

New Members:

Jevon Hills, Tuba
Kevin Waites, Trumpet, Vocals
Jace Laing, Vocals
Davin Urness, Percussion