Blaoskapel "De Hölter Brök" Belfeld.
Some background information
The Hölter Brök (translation: "wooden
bridge") was founded on Sunday october 30, 1976 in café
"de Boer" and has 24 members for whom making music is
a hobby. Besides members making music the Hölter Brök
also has members highly involved in supporting activaties.
The source of the bands name is related to a wooden
bridge crossing a small brooklet in a part of Belfeld called "Belfeldse
Broek". The moment farmers went to their arable land they
had to use this bridge. They said "we goan nao de Hölter
The band is giving performances all over the year.
For example by taking part in the yearly carnaval in Belfeld and
Germany, acting as the band of a more than 350 year old company,
giving performances in old people's homes and being present at
the yearly wine festivals in Zeltingen (Germany).
The Hölter Brök is playing among others
march music, Austrian and Czech music and of course todays populair
Dutch and German music.
The Hölter Brök is a member of the Koninklijke
Federatie van Muziekgezelschappen, KNFM (Royal Federation Of Music
This photo was made at the bands 25th anniversary.
This photo was made during the wine festivals in Zeltingen.