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Bands in South West England

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One of THE premier West Country Ceilidh bands. Renowned for playing infectious dance rhythms and melodic tunes alike. First of all,these superb musicians play an extensive selection of English, Irish, Scottish and European traditional music for dancing,with their own charismatic female caller 'Miss Dixie' leading beginners and experienced dancers alike. And,being great entertainers,the band...
Vastly experienced ceilidh band,with flexible line-up -4 musicians  (from amongst accordion,fiddle,guitar,banjo/flute or snare drummer - depending on availability and client's wishes). The usual format is based around Roger's driving accordion  - which is usually accompanied by guitar and fiddle.But the banjo player is sometimes available if r...
This†is a†3†piece†ceilidh†band†plus†their†own†regular†resident†caller.† Richard (fiddle) started playing piano at the age of 5,took up the viola when he was 10 and played with various orchestras, but stopped in 1992 when he went to teach Science in Papua New Guinea. On†returning to England,Richard joined this†Ceilidh†Band in1999. He loves fiddling fast and furiously but can also play passionat...
VIDEO OF BAND - Visit http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9-rq6l5ACWM Established Ceilidh band based in Gloucestershire with a wide, versatile range of music from all parts of the British Isles and America. The trio comprises melodeon, guitar and woodwind and will adapt their music and dances to suit events such as Scottish and Irish nights as well as Barn Dances and Hoedown styl...
Andy - bass guitars, acoustic guitar, mandolin, bouzouki and fiddle Andy - anglo concertinas and one-row melodeon Caroline - fiddle Dave  - melodeons Tom - electric and acoustic guitars, keyboards Well, what have we here? Whoosh! If you want to get up the next morning - better not book 'em! This i...
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 ! ...
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...
Back in 1989,this ceilidh band originally formed as the perfect antidote to some of the stiff-starchy Country-dance bands of the time.They set out to be a a band playing traditional English music that rocked (rather than just being another 'Folk-Rock' band).After some line-up changes,the band finally hit the festival scene - within a very short time they were one of the most sought-after ceilidh b...
Ceilidh (Barn Dance, Folk Music) Band located around Torbay and South Devon. Playing throughout Devon, Cornwall, Somerset and the South West,†their mix of traditional and folk music with a strong, driving rhythm is ideally suited to Ceilidh dancing and Barn Dances. Musicians†include†LYNN (fiddle),JOHN (accordion) and MEL (guitar) who have all been† playing in Ceilidh Bands in one form or another ...
From South Devon,this†5†piece†band formed in early 2009.Their standards soon meant a flow of bookings followed¬†- they are now settled in their new format and are well on their way to becoming a force to be reckoned with on the ceilidh and barn dance scene in the West Country,complete†with†their†own†regular†caller†and†sound†engineer. The†musicians†comprise Mandola and Mandolin - TonyOriginally f...

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