Ceili and Barn Dances: Berkshire - for your Event
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They offer a duo of harp with uilleann pipes, flute and whistles - an unusual combination which makes for a head-turning alliance. Their music is foot-tapping and infectious, with a force and life to it. Together they offer a refreshingly modern approach, developing their own sound that is fun, lively and expressive. This band plays for parties weddings and other events in and around Berkshire.
The Duo have already won prizes for their duo act (e.g. The Herschel Irish Young Musician of the Year competition in 2002) and together they create a performance that is tight ... more
Based on an English Barn Dance Band, this is a lively and enthusiastic band with over 20 years experience of running barn dances. When they're not playing for you, they're singing, playing and dancing to traditional music with their friends. Berkshire is within this band’s local area for dances.
Between them the band play an assortment of instruments; including piano, fiddle, melodeon and hammered dulcimer. Their caller will make sure that everything is clearly explained so that everyone can join in and have a good time. Whenever possible the ... more
This all Scottish Ceilidh Band is an excellent band for a Scottish themed evening. Two of the group played in the band for the film Four Weddings & a Funeral; the band has played at the St Andrews Ball Hong Kong & Taiwan, They mostly play for Scottish Societies etc. so are really an excellent band for those who have done some Scottish dancing already. The band does regularly private dances in Berkshire. Line-up would be fiddle, keyboard with Midi bass, caller.
The CN Band offer a great option suitable for parties, Burns Nights, St Andrews Ball ... more
The SF Band is an English ceilidh/barndance band, founded in 2001 by three musicians with many years experience in a number of other bands. Their aim is to have dancers enjoy a variety of ceilidh dances to bright, lively and rhythmic music.
SF are a three-piece band plus their own caller to explain the dances. A fun band for a wedding or party in Berkshire. The musicians are Sandy on melodeon, Bridget on violin, and Dave on guitars (acoustic and electric guitar).
The SF Band are available for weddings, parties (birthday, anniversary ... more
Basically an English Barn Dance Band, the LY Band can also include American and Irish if desired.The Band are a bunch of brilliant musicians, three of whom have been playing and calling for barn dances for over 15 years. This band plays for parties weddings and other events in and around Berkshire. With three out of the five having been classically trained, there's nothing folksy about this band; nor are they staid and stuffy.
A good time for all, especially the dancers is the name of the game, all done to an irresistible foot-tapping beat. It's worth coming along to ... more
This band are committed to the preservation of traditional music, offering a mixture of English, Irish and Scottish tunes and dances, with rock and jazz (nice) rhythms. They play festivals, fetes, private parties, weddings etc and include caller and PA system. Berkshire is within this band’s local area for dances. If you are thinking of organising an event and want to have a really (really) good time then this band could be right for you. Instrument line- up is fiddle, accordion, guitar and caller
Covering English, Scottish, Irish Ceilidh & Barn Dance, the RG band are a unique “not-so-traditional” Barn Dance Band. The band does regularly private dances in Berkshire. Merging traditional folk music with modern rock, they bring barn dancing to the 21st century. They play traditional tunes but use modern instruments to give the music a strong beat to help get you up and dancing. Planning a Wedding, Birthday Party or Fund Raiser? Why not try a Barn Dance or Ceilidh?
The band use top-flight callers with the basic aim of making mixed age famil ... more
An all American Barn Dance Band, the AV Band play old-time music from the Appalachian mountains of the American South-East: generally from Virginia, West Virginia and North Carolina but also specifically from the Virginia Highlands which range across the boundaries of North Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia. A fun band for a wedding or party in Berkshire. They also dabble on the fringes of bluegrass, gospel, Southern Harmony and the melting pot of Americana found in the South East with it's influences from the mountains, flat lands of the Car ... more
Based on an Irish Ceilidh Band, they can also include American Bluegrass and Scottish if desired. The Ceili band have been entertaining people in and around London since the early 90s. They were first heard in the capital's thriving Irish pub circuit in venues such as The Swan at Stockwell, The Fiddlers Elbow and Biddy Mulligans as well as in live performances transmitted on BBC Radio. They now appear more often in larger venues, performing regularly in The National Theatre, The Royal Festival ... more
The TN Band is an increasingly popular barn dance and ceilidh band, which offers lively dance tunes which get your feet tapping from the moment they start playing. Berkshire is within this band’s local area for dances. Their experienced caller will lead you through the dances, with a style which engages with young and old. Their music is a well balanced mixture of traditional English, Irish, Scottish and American Old Time country dance tunes, some well known and others unique to the band.