Specialist organisers of barn dance bands, ceilidh bands and folk/dance/concert groups throughout the UK

Concert Folk Bands

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This 5 piece band wanted to put together a compelling concert and ceilidh band with an eclectic feel - and since launching at Towersey Folk Festival 2000,they have played a wide range of festivals, dances,concerts and,of course,prestigious private events. Infused with blues,soul, jazz and Latin influences, the band draws traditional and original material into inventive arrangements to get...
This ceilidh band have played together since the early 1990's,bringing together their experience of all kinds of folk,dance and related music to barn dances.The band usually appear as a 4/5 piece line-up (plus caller/musician,Vic) from the members below. When their bass player left them in 1998 they were fortunate to get Dave  to replace him and at the same time gain a second fiddle player,Ben....
BAND VIDEO can be viewed on  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hNzK0VEPcWY Crisp,clean exciting fiddle work from Pete ! Augmented by the solid rhythms supplied by Dan's stunning mandocello (and his voice !).solidly backed by Gareth's piano ! And,completing the set....Paul,their caller and melodeon player, who has a wealth of dances to suit the beginners and the experienced dancers ! ...
Here's a group of talented musicians, who have been playing individually for many years on Teesside and then decided to form a ceilidh band - they are capable of catering for all musical tastes - Irish, Scottish, English or American (or a mix). And they'll also throw the odd song in now and then to give everyone else a break Led by Len Wilson,the current 3 piece band line-up inclu...
BAND VIDEO of the larger 4 piece band at   http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hNzK0VEPcWY Here's a compact combination of crisp,clean exciting fiddle work from Pete ! Augmented by the solid rhythms supplied by Dan's stunning mandocello (and his voice !).And,now,to complete the set....Paul,their caller and melodeon player, who has a wealth of dances to suit the beginners and the experie...
This band have been performing as a ceilidh band (or barn dance band) for a number of years in Worcestershire and Herefordshire,the West Midlands and even much further beyond as demand rises and the reputation grows.Based at the foot of the Malvern Hills,the band's origins go back to being part of the band/musicians for a thriving local Ladies' Appalachian Clog Dance team.Dave's driving fiddle tun...
Status Quo ?? Not quite ! But almost !!!! Billy Connolly ? Sort of............but the accent changes.......just a lot !!!! Scintillatin' fiddle music......YEP.....You bet ! Anyone seen the film 'The Wickerman' ?....(but Britt Ekland is no longer with the band....sad to say.) Let's get serious !! OK........then there's the dancin' !! That do-si-do stuff (basically,makin' an arse of yourself...an...
A 4 piece band based in the Midlands of impressive pedigree (see below) featuring a wealth of music  from all over the British Isles and beyond with their Eastern European and Klesmer music influences.Add to this their concert capabilities - ably fronted by their vocalist/guitarist,Alan,the band can provide a full night of music,dance and song ! VIOLIN Caroline won...
A versatile three-piece band (including caller).  They can provide an entertaining evening of tunes for ceilidhs or barn dances or songs and fun with anything from music hall to medieval banquets. The line-up includes fiddle, guitar and piano accordion.  The accordionist and guitarist double as vocalists singing songs between dances.  The fiddler doubles as caller thus keeping the ...
Combining the best in British folk music with roots, rock and reggae rhythms, this line-up has been one of the leading ceilidh bands in the area.  They developed as part of the new wave of folk dance bands that use predominantly English music with it’s robust rhythms to get people on the dance floor. They’re a 5 piece melodeon led band with keyboards, electric guitars, drums and bass – so.....not ...

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