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

Bands in Southern England

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A full sound and....... a fun night ! John,Gary and Ben have been playing together in bands for a number of years and provide tight,exciting dance music from all parts of the British Isles and even some Eastern Europe influences......... and can give it some ! with their rock and jazz (hmmm....nice !) rhythms. Whilst Gary stays solid with the surround-sound accordion,John gives driving r...
Extremely well-established ceilidh/barn dance band,well-known throughout England for its coverage of festivals, large regional ceilidhs and smaller local events. The Band has a large repertoire of traditional and modern dance music, mostly from the British Isles, but also including music from other countries. The band's unique sound is a product of traditional and modern elements of music and...
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...
Talk about young,gifted and........young !! (Ggrrrr..) First there's Simon (melodeon) and Nina (piano)....Simon has been a leading musician, well-known throughout the 'folk dance/music' and Roots music world whilst Nina (as well as being an accomplished pianist and vocalist) also has a background in jazz music. And then,to complete the trio... there's TIm.............loosely des...
This extremely popular ceilidh band was founded in 1996 by Mick Bailey and grew out of the vibrant North London Traditional Music scene. Mick carefully selected the band members for outstanding ability on their individual instruments and as a bunch of good friends.They have built a reputation as a highly entertaining, professional and talented ceilidh band performing at parties, festivals, pubs, c...
This Ceilidh Band has a line up of violin, accordion and guitar and their repertoire crosses many musical styles whilst maintaining a traditional sound.  In fact,they produce an amazingly full sound as three musicians. The violin takes the lead whilst the accordionist's right keyboard plays chords and harmony parts. The accordionist's left hand buttons give a rich deep bass. The guitar blen...
This Ceilidh Band has a core line up of violin, accordion and guitar augmented by either drums or keyboards (subject to availability) and their repertoire crosses many musical styles whilst maintaining a traditional sound.  Though they produce an amazingly full sound as three musicians,the extra dimension of a fourth musician gives a really big band sound. The violin takes the lead whilst...
For many years now Simon has been at the forefront of English Country Dance Music and as a full-time musician,he's always in  demand. We first spotted Simon playing the melodeon when he was about 15 years old (charming Indian snakes - OK,that bit's not true !),fronting Aunt Thelma's Candlelit Orchestra - and he's just gone on and on from there ! Since those earlier days,he...
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....

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