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National rankings promotion to Division 2 of British Association of Barbershop Singers (BABS)

The Rivertones took part in the British Association of Barbershop Singers (BABS) annual national Convention at the Bournemouth International Centre (BIC) on Saturday, 25 May, 2019.

The chorus achieved their highest ever score for performance of two songs ‘If I Love Again’ and ‘Love Me’.

BABS has an active membership of 60 registered choruses and is the largest barbershop organisation outside of North America. Clubs are based in towns and cities stretched across the whole country and 35 of them came together for a weekend of competition, shows, masterclasses and workshops featuring International champions.

There are four divisions which are decided upon via ability in singing, music and performance categories. The Rivertones have been promoted to division 2 and are now in the top half of the best choruses in the country.