Ceili and Barn Dances: County Durham - for your Event
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The FE Ceilidh band are a lively four-piece band consisting of three fiddles and piano. This band plays for parties weddings and other events in and around County Durham. Two of the band have been playing together for over 25 years and have extensive experience of playing for dancing at all types of events, including dance clubs, weddings, reel parties, conferences, Burns nights, corporate entertainment, concerts, shindigs, knees-ups, hogmanay and hootenannys! Their caller has over 20 years of experience calling for all types of dances & dancers, from complete beginners to s ... more
This group are a folk group singing mainly traditional material and some original work written in the traditional vein. Group members are Dave, Christine, Fraser and Keith . County Durham is within this band’s local area for dances.
They sing a capella close harmony with occasional guitar accompaniment - songs range from happy and joyful to sad and touching, and they can tailor their programme to suit the occasion.
The BW group are available for bookings at any event.
The SF Ceilidh Band offers a line-up of lead fiddle, banjo/accordion, fiddle/whistle, guitar and caller. The band have been playing together since 1989 so have many years experience of making sure everyone has a good time. The band does regularly private dances in County Durham.
The band believe that dances should be fun, and not workshops, and to this end the caller tries to make everyone feel at ease and relaxed.
They cater for all manner of events/venues (e.g. weddings, wakes, BBQs, social functions, fundraisers, etc), and provide their own ... more
This group, originally from Tasmania, Australia, include John and Caroline and their son Malcolm. They play traditional, original and contemporary music from Scotland, Ireland, Northumberland, Australia, Brittany and Spain.
As well as being singers they play a wide variety of instruments. A fun band for a wedding or party in County Durham.
John plays a 00016M Martin guitar, his own handmade acoustic guitar, guitar- bouzouki, Irish bouzouki, mandolin and various low whistles. Caroline plays a 30 string gut strung Celtic harp made by John a ... more
The BM Ceilidh band is a small, compact but perfectly formed band comprising of Mike on accordion and Gerry on guitar with Dave doing the calling. Each band member is a singer in their own right adding to the variety of performance. The band comes with its own PA and Public Liability. This band plays for parties weddings and other events in and around County Durham. They are available for a variety of events as well as dances.
They will always turn up and provide a night steeped in traditional music and entertainment.
Caller Dave is incredibly patient at giving instruct ... more
The band can offer all Irish Ceili, Scottish Ceilidh, American Barn Dance or a mixture including English. They are a group of talented musicians, who have been playing in bands for many years on Teesside and then decided to form this band after they realised they had something 'special' going. County Durham is within this band’s local area for dances. They are capable of catering for all musical tastes - Irish, Scottish, English or American (or a mix). They'll also throw the odd song in now and then to give everyone else a breather !
The band instr ... more
This is a budget band featuring a very accomplished accordion player plus caller. The band does regularly private dances in County Durham. As an offshoot of a larger band the performers are very used to playing for all types of events. Their caller is experienced in encouraging everyone to join in and have fun. the band can offer a good selection of traditional folk music, scottish and irish tunes, american and others.
The AJ Ceilidh band are a band made up of talented traditional musicians. A fun band for a wedding or party in County Durham. The members of the band have been playing for many years and are capable of catering for all musical tastes, Irish, Scottish, English or American. (or a mixture).
This experienced band are available for Ceilidhs, Barn Dances, Wedding Receptions, Birthday Parties, Hoe Downs, Fundraising Functions, in fact any special occasion. The line-up comprises of Accordion, Guitar/Banjo and Bass - they also come with their own ca ... more
This three-piece band consists of Pete on piano, Philippa on fiddle and accordion, and Colin on whistles, flute, banjo and Spanish bagpipes (gaita). Between them they have many years' experience in playing for dancing. The band are joined by an expert caller for all their ceilidh gigs, so beginners and pro's alike can enjoy a range of set dances from around the world. This band plays for parties weddings and other events in and around County Durham.
The MC Ceilidh Band is also available for many kinds of events and celebrations e.g. birthdays, wedding celebrations, proc ... more
The CS Band is a lively barn dance band which plays for barn dances, ceilidhs, festivals, weddings and private functions.
The band specialises in the lively jigs, reels and hornpipes and the tuneful slow airs and waltzes which feature in the traditional music of Northumberland and the Borders. County Durham is within this band’s local area for dances.
For those who don’t know the dances, the band’s caller, will explain all the steps and encourage the cautious to join in and have a wonderful time.
The basis of the band’s great sound is the tr ... more