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

Bands in Central England

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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...
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....
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...
Ceilidh band (4 piece including caller) based in Oxford, playing a broad range of British traditional tunes as well as some from, Europe, the USA and Israel. The band performs with one of the musicians 'doubling' as caller.  Latterly,they have also included a number of the Scottish Ceilidh dances to add a mix to the whole night's f...
Ceilidh band (4 piece plus caller) based in Oxford, playing a broad range of British traditional tunes as well as some from, Europe, the USA and Israel. The band works with callers who specialise in English country dancing and is noted for its lively and energetic style. Latterly,they have also included a number of the Scottish Ceilidh dances to add a mix to the whole night's fun.They also ...
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 ! ...
A lively (but perfectly formed) ceilidh band for all sorts of occasions that play tunes for ceilidhs, barn dances or hoe downs. The line up is melodeon, rhythm/lead guitar,bass guitar  and drummer to really drive on and emphasize the 'rockability' (plus their own caller). The band plays primarily English and some of their own tunes textured in driving rh...

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