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BB On the Record: Lode Violet on his flourishing career, comparing the Belgian and UK band scenes and life in lockdown

Saturday 11 July, 2020

Still in his mid-twenties, Lode Violet has been around for some time; in fact, he’s already held the principal cornet chair in Brass Band Willebroek for around nine years.  

From studying with his dad to performing at the British Open, the holiday in France that ignited his desire to compose and his Piece of the Podcast, Lode provides a fascinating glimpse into his musical life.

Lode also lifts the lid on life in lockdown in Belgium.