The North of Ireland Bands Association is the premier organisation for bands throughout the North of Ireland with fifty two bands currently in membership.

The Association , which is non political and non sectarian, provides a service to Flute, Brass, Concert and Accordion Bands within the one organisation.

The North of Ireland Bands Association organises the Championship of Ireland Band’s Contest ( including the Championship of the World for Flute Bands) and supports leagues which organise regular contests for different types of bands as well as solo, quartet and small ensemble competitions.