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Bands in North England

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The band-Jan, Roy, and Nigel have been playing for /running dances for many years. A professional trio they take a pride in providing good quality entertainment at weddings and party dances for all ages. Roy specialises on melodeon, Nigel provides a strong rhythmn on keyboard or guitar together with classic folk songs, and Jan adds bass for lively tunes such as Scottish marches and recorde...
*BAND VIDEO*  of concert performance (caller available for ceilidhs) - see  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cI_gPi5STBk This is a very professional 4 piece Ceili Band,excelling in Irish Ceili music,songs and dance. They are available as an Irish concert band (without caller).But,with their caller,can provide a very versatile night of dancing and...
This trio (plus a caller),generally comprise saxophone,piano and drums and are somewhat different to most 3 piece ceilidh bands ! Wot ?? No fiddle ? No squeezebox ? You joking ? Well.....no,we're not ! Have a listen to the sample music - or ask for further samples ! Whilst their music is firmly rooted in the traditions of the British Isles (mainly English with a hint of the Gaelic nations),yo...
This ceilidh band is very fast gaining a national reputation as one of THE up and coming bright bands whose music,whilst traditionally based,seems to step up the gears as the band becomes larger. Elsewhere on our site,you can find the compact  trio (Ref BNT) - ideal where maybe space or budget are prime considerations. But this fuller band is designed with the fuller sound i...
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...
Based in Northumberland,as a 5 piece ceilidh band these fellows specialise in the lively jigs,reels,hornpipes and tuneful slow airs and waltzes which feature in the traditional music of Northumberland and the Borders.The band's repertoire also includes many newly written additions to the Northumbrian tradition. Whilst the band's sound bases itself on the traditional blend of the fiddle ...
Based in Northumberland,as a 4 piece ceilidh band these fellows specialise in the lively jigs,reels,hornpipes and tuneful slow airs and waltzes which feature in the traditional music of Northumberland and the Borders.The band's repertoire also includes many newly written additions to the Northumbrian tradition. Whilst the band's sound bases itself on the traditional blend of the fiddle ...
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...
3 musicians - with their own caller with-in the line-up ! A compact ceilidh band,a compact sound - particularly for the smaller venue As a barn dance band,with their own caller,they can cater for complete beginners up to those with knowledge of English and Scottish style dance.Jeannie,t...
Here's a trio of accomplished and highly experienced traditionally-rooted musicians who have been performing together for twelve years and are based in Nottinghamshire. They are:Ade  (acoustic guitar, cittern, harmonica and vocals)Geoff  (electric bass,banjo, guitar,and vocals)John  (diatonic accordions, vocals)making sure that their music is dynamic, underpinned...

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