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

Bands in East Anglia

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Based around Chelmsford,Essex,this is a well established,exciting ceilidh / barn dance band, featuring a dynamic front line of fiddle and accordion accompanied by guitar (plus their caller of course) ...
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...
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...
Status Quo ?? Not quite ! But almost !!!! Billy Connolly ? Sort of............but the accent changes.......just a lot !!!! Scintillatin' fiddle music......YEP.....You bet ! Anyone seen the film 'The Wickerman' ?....(but Britt Ekland is no longer with the band....sad to say.) Let's get serious !! OK........then there's the dancin' !! That do-si-do stuff (basically,makin' an arse of yourself...an...
The band first formed in 2003 and after their first gig for a wedding reception in Norwich, bookings have continued to pour in for the band. This compact,experienced trio includes one of the musicians as its own 'in-house' caller and are happy to perform in most parts of Norfolk / Suffolk / Cambridge area Ruth plays melodeon, Liz is on banjo. Antonella calls the dances wh...

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