Barn Dance Bands: Lancashire - for your Event
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The SH Band are a family band who have a special enthusiasm for the traditional music and dance of Yorkshire and also enjoy a variety of tunes and dances from around the British Isles and abroad. They are a three piece band and play Fiddle/melodeon, Guitar/mandolin and Tenor horn/whistles in a traditional acoustic style and perform using amplification for ceilidhs and barn dances or play, for dancing and/or listening music acoustically, for smaller parties and outdoor events, especially for wedd ... more
Based on an English Barn Dance Band, they can also include American, Scottish and Irish if desired. This Barn Dance Band is a regular visitor to Lancashire. A 4 piece band comprising:
Mary – accordion, has played for several barn dance bands and Morris sides.
Paul – banjo and caller. Trained on classical guitar, now plays melodeon and banjo. Musician and dancer, for a local Morris side for many years.
Pete – guitar, new to folk, but highly experienced in other genres or Alistair on bass guitar and either Rowanne – Violin and Alto Sax or Emil ... more
The O S Band specialises in playing for ceilidhs, barn dances and hoedowns. The band's danceable and foot-tapping sound is based on a varied range of instruments - melodeon, banjo, bouzouki, mandolin, acoustic guitar, electric guitar and bass. An ideal Barn Dance Band for a wedding or party in Lancashire.
The sole aim of an O S Band ceilidh is a good time for everybody. They can guarantee an enjoyable and fun-packed evening of jigs, reels, polkas, waltzes and hornpipes - a really good night for all generations!
They usually start the evening with eas ... more
The RT Band are an experienced ceilidh band who play venues throughout the North West of England. They play at folk festivals, parties, wedding receptions and other events. The Barn Dance Band performs regularly in Lancashire.
As you are probably aware, the great advantage of folk dance for a party (or any other event) is that your guests need not know anything at all about folk dancing as the whole thing is explained by the caller and walked through once or twice beforehand.
The line up for this band consists of melodeon, fiddle, guitar, b ... more
An all English Barn Dance Band. Combining the best in British folk music with modern rock and reggae rhythms, the TT Band is an experienced English Country Dance Band that provides strong infectious music for ceilidh and folk dances. Lancashire is within this Barn Dance Band’s local performance area. They are part of the new wave of folk dance bands that plays strong funky music for people of all ages to dance to.
The band have a well established pedigree of musical ability and experience, with many years playing in the North West including festivals at Ke ... more
MW ceilidh band is a collaboration of accomplished folk musicians who have wide ranging experience. The band play a wide variety of tunes. They particularly enjoy playing music from North America and Québec but also play many traditional English, Scottish and Irish tunes. Although the emphasis is on folk dance tunes, they also include some listening tune sets between dances.
MW band are available for any private function that wants a ceilidh (aka barn dance, hoe down, folk dance) including we ... more
An English Ceilidh/Barn Dance Band, with just a smidge of Scottish and Irish thrown in for good measure. The dances “Butter’d Peas”,” Circassian Circle”, “Bridge of Athlone”, and “Cumberland Square Eight” will give you the flavour of an evening with them. An ideal Barn Dance Band for a wedding or party in Lancashire. The classic line-up of fiddle, melodeon, piano, and caller to show you the way, makes the celebration go with a swing even if you’ve got two left feet! A ceilidh is a great way to have fun and enjoyment whatever the event. This experienced ban ... more
An all American Barn Dance Band, the LCS Band offers a great Hoedown evening, just right for the 21st century with swinging tunes and dances to everything from Johnny Cash to YMCA. The band perform both with callers as a "cowboy ceilidh"and without as a storming dance band. The Barn Dance Band performs regularly in Lancashire. Their high energy show mixes dynamic songs with traditional tunes, and country takes on modern classics. The dance callers bring people together - you'll find yourself laughing with strangers! For a total hoedown showd ... more
With a huge repertoire of music and dances from the British Isles, and America. Lancashire is within this Barn Dance Band’s local performance area. The band plays for all the main Ceilidh nights, namely Burns Night, St. Andrew's Day, St. Patrick's Day, New Years Eve, and Hoe Downs for American Independence Day. BBC Music Live Festival, broadcast on the BBC, been twice featured on Radio Merseyside's Folk Scene programme, as well as many other local radio stations around the country
The FP Band are a professional piano and violin (and flute/recorder) two-piece folk band - plus caller, who specialise in playing for social dance, Playford dances and balls, American contra and barn dances. This Barn Dance Band is a regular visitor to Lancashire. The Band will make any event special, with a tailor-made programme of dances to suit your experience and occasion. This dynamic duo have been playing professionally for nearly a decade.
This Duo are also happy to offer a larger band adding more musicians as required.