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

Bands in East Midlands

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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...
Now here's a little (??) something more like folk/rock ! Apart from the musicians (come to them later !),Martin,the band's own caller,is guaranteed to turn the "two-most-left-footist-reluctant-'I ain't gonna dance-I gotta war wound (an' a sore head !!!)" into some sort of dancer that you'd be proud to fall over with !!!!  That's some sort of an achievement. An...
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...
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...
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...
Here's a 5 piece ceilidh band based in the West Midlands,whose style is based around English folk tunes fused with a mix of world beats and influences. A punchy line-up of melodeon,saxophone,guitar,bass guitar and drums with their own excellent resident caller,Cate, who will get every crowd dancing into a frenzy with her captivating charm. Though a relatively 'newcomer' band,these ...

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