The Musketeers History

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Following a massive change in Theme and identity, the Newly named Chesterfield Musketeers Showband entered into the Public and Contest world on July 12th 1981, at Hoyland Nether Barnsley and within one month at Derby they collected their first, First Prize Award in a major competition.

The main uniform is a copy of the 1994 epic film about the "Three Musketeers". There are alternate outfits for Static and Showband Shows allowing a wider range of Music and Entertainment.

Between 1984 & 1991, the band have grown from strength to strength winning all before them, the most notable being crowned the ‘Isle of Man World Showband Champions’ not once but a record three times and becoming runners-up on three other occasions.

Competing over in Spain the ‘Musketeers’ were successful, winning on two out of three occasions in the ‘Sunrider Spanish Classics’ Further successes have been accomplished in Landkries Darmstadt, Germany, Troyes in France, Northern Ireland ‘Millennium Carnival and Milk Cup’ and a further eleven appearances to-date in the prestigious ‘Jersey Battle of Flowers’ Parade.
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  • St Patrick's Day Parade - London
  • Palace Lido - Isle of Man - 1984 World Champions