Barn Dance Bands: the Peak District, Derbyshire - for your Event
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This is a lively English ceilidh band who provide ceilidhs/barn dances for wedding and civil partnership receptions, birthday parties, corporate events, anniversary parties, club/society socials and more! They play traditional and contemporary ceilidh dance tunes on flute & whistle, melodeon and guitar, along with one of their friendly and experienced callers to teach the dances. the Peak District is within this Barn Dance Band’s local performance area.
Their music takes its influences mainly from the traditional and contemporary folk music of England, Wales, Franc ... 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
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. An ideal Barn Dance Band for a wedding or party in the Peak District. 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 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 Peak District. 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.
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. the Peak District is within this Barn Dance Band’s local performance area. The band is especially sympathetic to the needs of clients and can be both flexible and accom ... 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. This Barn Dance Band is a regular visitor to the Peak District. 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. An ideal Barn Dance Band for a wedding or party in the Peak District. 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
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 the Peak District.
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 BSP Band have been entertaining people in the Nottingham and East Midlands area for Weddings, Anniversaries, Birthdays, Fund Raising Events, Schools, Scouts, Village Fetes, Sports Club Socials, Corporate Events, Round Table, Rotary Club etc. etc. for many years. the Peak District is within this Barn Dance Band’s local performance area.
For ceilidhs they provide a range of dance tunes. Their caller chooses dances to suit the mood and experience of the dancers. He gives complete and clear instructions to everyone and attempts to make certain that everyone knows ... 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 Peak District. A traditional style 5 piece band comprising:
Mary – accordion, has played for several barn dance bands and Morris sides.
Paul – banjo. Trained on classical guitar, now plays melodeon and banjo. Musician and dancer, for a local Morris side for many years.
Rowanne – violin, young and talented, also plays alto sax.
Plays in several local youth bands.
Pete – guitar, new to folk, but high ... more