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Royal Marines Band Service

Royal Marines Band Service

Morale boosting. Multi-skilled. Adaptable. The world’s most versatile military band.

Musicians from the Massed Bands

Committed to excellence

What the Royal Marines Band Service does isn’t just for King and country. It’s for the effectiveness of the Royal Marines in the field, morale of troops and entertainment of the public.

From the Royal Albert Hall and Horse Guards Parade in London, to the military tattoo in Basel, Switzerland; their signature precision marching and impeccable musical talent has seen them perform at prestigious events and locations across the UK and around the globe.

Royal Marines Band Service (RMBS)

Morale boosters

Even before the days of Sir Francis Drake and the Spanish Armada, music has played a key role in the military.

Keeping units marching in step, boosting morale and performing at ceremonial occasions are an inherent part of our history - and who we are today.

Surgeon Commander leading training exercises

More than musicians

Prepared for action. When the time comes, Royal Navy Band Service personnel are ready to put their instruments down and join military operations.

Whether it’s supporting a medical team on board a casualty-receiving ship or getting vital supplies to the front line, their military role is just as vital as the musical one.

Close up of Royal Marines Band performing at the Royal Albert Hall

Buy our music

Music has been the soundtrack to the Royal Navy since we began. It showcases our strong sense of camaraderie and keeps our traditions alive.

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The Royal Marines Band performing at the Royal Albert Hall

See us perform live

There is nothing quite like the experience of live music. We take part in events all across the world - and you could be there.

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Units of the Royal Marines Band Service

Join the Royal Marines Band Service

Nobody makes music like we do. It takes skill, dedication and commitment to a bigger cause.

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