Barn Dance Bands: Shropshire - for your Event
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Based on an Irish Ceilidh Band, they can also include Scottish, English and Irish music if desired. The Band have been playing in and around the Midlands since 1979, so their music is spot on for dancing. Shropshire is within this Barn Dance Band’s local performance area.
The usual format is based around Roger's driving accordion - which is usually accompanied by guitar and fiddle. However a banjo player is sometimes available if required, especially if the night is crying out for an Irish Ceili 'flavour',with some of the well-known songs for good measure ... more
The SK Band are a fiddle-led four-piece barn dance / ceilidh band and caller playing in a solidly 'British' style with an emphasis upon English tunes. The band members have a wealth of experience and have played together for seven years. Individually and collectively they bring great enthusiasm to country dance music which, when combined with their musical abilities, guarantees a successful, fun event. This Barn Dance Band is a regular visitor to Shropshire. The band is especially sympathetic to the needs of clients and can be both flexible and accom ... more
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. An ideal Barn Dance Band for a wedding or party in Shropshire. 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.
This is an experienced band who have been playing together for a variety of functions for a number of years. The basic line-up is fiddle, melodeon, guitar, bass guitar or drums and caller. The Barn Dance Band performs regularly in Shropshire. They often play for dance groups Appalachian included) and as a result their music is guaranteed to make you "lift them legs".
The aim of the STC band is to make sure that everyone has a good evening. Their caller is very experienced and will give very simple instructions just before and during each ac ... more
Based on an English Barn Dance Band, they can also include American, Scottish and Irish if desired. Shropshire is within this Barn Dance Band’s local performance area. Hear all the traditional barn dance tunes, dance all the dances, with the SR Band, including accordion, fiddle, bass and Sheila herself, the caller (+ guitar, percussion) ,– and what a lovely Geordie accent she has too! The band's emphasis is on having fun and they are happy to play for any event, from village socials, birthdays, anniversaries, weddings etc.
Smaller bands are also available.
The WC Ceilidh /barn dance band is a lively group comprising of five talented musicians with a wide range of musical tastes and experience, who take common delight in sharing their skills, enthusiasm and passion for live music. This Barn Dance Band is a regular visitor to Shropshire. Whether you have arranged dozens of ceilidhs, or are contemplating your very first - this could be the band for you. They play traditional and contemporary folk dance tunes and call dances from all over the British Isles and beyond. The band also has a selection of cla ... more
Acclaimed for their uplifting, grooving show, this band bring together thrilling arrangements of European folk music and self-penned tracks to craft a diverse and explosive set. An ideal Barn Dance Band for a wedding or party in Shropshire. Fiddles, whistles, guitar, vocals, bass and percussion combine to show their folk, jazz, soul and world music influences with a clarity and maturity that has brought this lively group of young musicians a proliferate following.
The six-piece band come from across England, and share a wealth of musical experience – fr ... more
This band can offer Irish, Scottish, English, American Barn Dance & Ceilidh. The Barn Dance Band performs regularly in Shropshire. Ceilidhs and barn dances are a great excuses to share some powerful, exciting music with your friends and enjoy a fun-filled time on the dance floor! You really don't need any experience - this band's caller will simply teach you all you need to know. It's the ideal entertainment for parties and weddings - getting everyone involved.
The CZ Band is a 2-piece barn dance and ceilidh band, playing accordion, keyboard ... more
An all English Barn Dance Band, the Band comprise four musicians and a caller who provide lively and exciting dance music for dynamic dances. Shropshire is within this Barn Dance Band’s local performance area. The band formed in 1988 and the line up consists of:- Andy - melodeon, concertina, saxophone and clarinet; John - electric bass guitar, recorders and whistles; Liz - recorders, concertina, saxophone and percussion; Mike - calls; Rob - guitar and mandola.
A period English Country Dance Band. (Ceilidh or Barndance of the time.) Experience the civilised music & dance of Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice. Dance to tunes with names like ‘A Trip To Highgate’, ‘The Alderman’s Hat’ & ‘The Pleasures of the Town’ played by a band typical of the period, with oboe, violin, flute/harpsichord, guitar/mandola and cello/bass. This Barn Dance Band is a regular visitor to Shropshire.
The band's caller (who advised on music to Polanski's Tess of the D'Urbervilles, including teaching the star, Peter Firth to play ... more