Barn Dance Bands: the North West - for your Event
Live Music Booking Service for Your Party, Wedding or Event from - Midsummer Music - the music people
This band offer entertainment ranging from exciting high energy dance music, slow gentle airs and inspiring songs. They perform a sizzling fusion of the acoustic with the electric, the traditional with the new. the North West is within this Barn Dance Band’s local performance area.
This lively Ceilidh band is composed of an experienced group of multi-instrumentalists whose variety of instruments include melodeons, keyboards, saxophones, whistle, guitars and bass plus various percussion.
The band also features an integral dance caller to guide both season ... 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 the North West. 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
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
With a huge repertoire of music and dances from the British Isles, and America. The Barn Dance Band performs regularly in the North West. 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 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 North West is within this Barn Dance Band’s local performance area.
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
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 the North West. The band is especially sympathetic to the needs of clients and can be both flexible and accom ... 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. An ideal Barn Dance Band for a wedding or party in the North West. 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
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. The Barn Dance Band performs regularly in the North West. 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.
Based on an English Barn Dance Band, they can also include American and Scottish if desired.This is the larger lineup of their ceilidh band for all sorts of occasions. They play tunes for ceilidhs, barn dances or hoe downs. the North West is within this Barn Dance Band’s local performance area. The line up is melodeon, rhythm/lead guitar and bass guitar, drummer (plus their own caller).
The band have played for events of all kinds - the usual celebratory weddings, birthdays, anniversaries, leaving do's, fund raisers, charities, festivals, social gatherings - th ... 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. This Barn Dance Band is a regular visitor to the North West.
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