Bands for New Year & Christmas: the South West - for your Event
Live Music Booking Service for Your Party, Wedding or Event from - Midsummer Music - the music people
An experienced Ceilidh and Barndance band for gigs throughout the South and Southwest of England, The CW Ceilidh Band is a force to be reckoned with. This band will make your Christmas party in the South West go with a swing.. Driving rhythms and solid musicianship provides a background to lively but accessible dancing. Their caller has experience of working with people of any level ensuring that anyone can have a go – even those who have never danced before! They will have you dancing Circassian Circle, Strip the Willow, Snowball, Dashing White Sergeant in the twin ... more
This band are a great option for any social event - with their lively music and great caller they offer a great evening for all age groups. The music is cheerful and lively, and the basic steps are taught and can be learned easily; a walk through is usually provided for new dancers before the start of each dance. For a New Year celebration in the South West to be remembered..
Line up is composed of Accordion+Caller /Fiddle/whistle/harp, Guitar/Mandolin and Bodhran.
A smaller band is also available.
This band can offer Irish, Scottish, English, American, Scandinavian Barn Dance & Ceilidh plus Klezmer. The JF Band specialise in providing the perfect entertainment for functions such as weddings, parties, anniversaries, corporate functions and more. A brilliant idea for your Christmas or New Year party in the South West. They are flexible in catering for any specific requests such as specific dances and we are always happy to discuss your requirements.
The JF Band play music from a mixture of countries; mainly England, Scotland and Ireland but also some from Sw ... more
This ceilidh band was originally formed in 1992 and developed over the years playing Celtic music - mainly Irish and Scottish - for ceilidhs and barn dances at all sorts of parties and wedding receptions. Just the band for your themed New Year or Christmas event in the South West . The band's strength lies in its flexibility, playing a mix of jigs, reels, marches, polkas, waltzes etc - plus vocals and songs from the folk tradition.
The band works with several excellent callers at ceilidhs and their music is well arranged and delivered through their high quality sound ... more
This ceilidh band have experience in entertaining at all types of function - club/works socials, wedding receptions, fund raisers etc. and have played in venues both small and large - village halls with under a 100 guests to the Bournemouth International Centre for 2,000+ . This band will make your Christmas party in the South West go with a swing..
The band's line-up is Mike on accordion, John on acoustic guitar, and Luke on percussion, plus their caller.
If you want a fun evening that all will enjoy, then a barn dance is a great way to provide it. This band's c ... more
The RR Band play a mix of traditional folk tunes and original compositions, collected from around the world.
Well known in the South of England, they have played at local festivals, regional ceilidhs and many smaller private events. For a New Year celebration in the South West to be remembered..
With a solid driving rhythm section and vibrant melodies, The RR Band will give you a reason to dance!
The band line up includes accordion, fiddle, guitar, drums and caller.
The musicians that make up the AF Ceilidh Band have been plying their trade throughout Devon for over twenty years and played at hundreds of weddings, parties, barn dances, festivals and celebrations of every kind. Whether it's Irish, Scottish or English music, the band have a set that no party can resist. Along with the best callers in the South West, a barn dance with this band makes for a truly special occasion. A brilliant idea for your Christmas or New Year party in the South West.
The FD ceilidh band offers a 4 piece plus caller, flexible instrumental lineup. Just the band for your themed New Year or Christmas event in the South West . They bring their own energetic, innovative style to folk music and dance, making for a unique ceilidh experience! Over the last two years they have played in countless sessions and ceilidhs with the society, learning new tunes together and arranging sets in original ways. Now playing as a standalone band, they continue to build on that background, creating more personalised sets and arrangements, and making each p ... more
Based on a Scottish Ceilidh Band, they can also include American, Irish and English if desired. The SW Band are great entertainers playing infectious Celtic tunes and songs, treating every event as the party of the year. The band quoted here (3 piece plus caller) is just one line-up of their flexible 3 - 6 players band, to suit the customers budget. The more players, the bigger the sound. This band will make your Christmas party in the South West go with a swing..
Their charismatic caller, 'Miss Dixie', calls dances enjoyable for all ages and abilities, to ensure e ... more
This band can offer all English Barn Dance, or Scottish Ceilidh, or Irish Ceilidh, or a misture also includng European music. Theirs is a mix of traditional British Folk Music with a modern dynamic, driving rhythm is ideally suited to Ceilidh dancing and Barn Dances. For a New Year celebration in the South West to be remembered.. The musicians Lynn , John and Mel have a history of playing in Ceilidh Bands in one form or another in the South East and South West. They have their own Resident Caller Debs , and their Sound and Lighting Engineer Mark, is well ... more