Ceili and Barn Dances: Essex - for your Event

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The LA Folk Duo in Essex
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£560 - £830
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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 Essex.

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


The LT Ceilidh / Barn Dance Band in Essex
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£500 - £680
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The LT Band ( a 3 piece band + caller) is a well established ceilidh / barn dance band, featuring a dynamic line-up of fiddle and accordion accompanied by a top caller. The caller is experienced in ensuring an enjoyable evening and will select dances to suit the ability of the audience - an essential element if everyone is going to have a good time. Essex is within this band’s local area for dances. A smaller (2 piece + caller) option is also available.


The FR Barn Dance / Ceilidh Band in Essex
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£500 - £620
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This is an experienced barn dance band whose lively music is sure to make your event go with a sing, be it wedding reception, anniversary or party - where all are guaranteed a cracking good time!. The band does regularly private dances in Essex. Their genial and good-humoured caller, will guide all guests throughout the dances, judging the best dances to suite the guests and when to let everyone have a rest while the band play some tunes to listen to.

Band line up consists of fiddle, accordion, keyboards, percussion plus caller.


The LD Ceilidh / Barn Dance band in Essex
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£510 - £640
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If you are looking for the perfect, all-inclusive entertainment for your wedding, birthday party, anniversary celebration, college ball, office party or conference bash, you have just found it!

A barn dance (or ceilidh, or country dance) gets everyone involved. It's terrific fun for all, and it's a great way to get your party to mix. A fun band for a wedding or party in Essex. With our expert caller on hand to guide you through, no prior experience of dancing is needed to be able to join in to the full.

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The CR Scottish Ceilidh Band in Essex
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£570 - £720
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An all Scottish ceilidh band. They are one of the best up and coming three piece Scottish Country Dance Bands in their part of the country. The band are experienced in Scottish Music for Weddings, Social Dances and all events. This band plays for parties weddings and other events in and around Essex. Over the years they have built up a strong reputation through "word of mouth" within the Scottish dance club fraternity. The line-up consists of fiddle, accordion percussion and caller.


The BF Barn Dance / Ceilidh Band in Essex
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£480 - £580
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The BF Band are a Barn Dance Band (a.k.a. Ceilidh Band, folk dance band, call it what you will) play for wedding receptions, birthday parties, PTA events, church socials, ceilidhs, etc. Good, enjoyable 'fun' !! They don't expect anyone present to be an expert, and the band will bring along a caller to tell you what to do. Essex is within this band’s local area for dances.

They normally go out as a 4-piece band, comprising violin, recorder (or flute), double bass (or bass guitar) and piano-accordion. Of course, there will also be a caller w ... more


The SH Scottish Ceilidh & Party Band in Essex
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£1200 - £1500
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An all Scottish ceilidh band Plus Party / Function band with a good bit of Klexmer thrown in for good measure. So if you're looking to bring some of the Scottish Ceilidh party spirit to your night but still want to have regular party music as the main focus, this is the ideal band for you. The band does regularly private dances in Essex.

Born and bred in Scotland, their lead singer, Debbie , is an expert on Scottish Ceilidh dances and the band can either include a small selection of popular Scottish ceilidh favourites throughout their norm ... more


The SP Ceilidh/ Barn Dance Band  in Essex
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£510 - £660
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Based on an Irish Ceilidh Band, this band can also include American, Scottish and English if desired. The band includes an Irish championship-winning accordionist, so naturally Irish tunes and songs feature large in their repertoire, alongside Scottish, American and English folk tunes selected for the traditional dances presented by their wonderful caller. So sit back and listen or get up and dance to some great music. A fun band for a wedding or party in Essex. The caller will guide you through the dances and help make sure that everyon ... more


The HP Barn Dance/ Ceilidh Band in Essex
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£550 - £690
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This band play a mixture of traditional dance tunes from the British Isles and from other European countries, and thier own compositions. This band plays for parties weddings and other events in and around Essex. The HP Band is an established, very experienced barn dance/ ceilidh band .and their electro-acoustic line-up, with its emphasis on rhythm and melody, plays traditional dance tunes as well as more recently composed music.

Although specialising in weddings and private parties, the band regularly play for public dances and at clubs and festivals throughout th ... more


The RR Ceilidh / Barn DanceBand in Essex
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£500 - £610
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The RR Ceilidh / Barndance Band is a traditional English and Scottish music band who like to put on a roaring ceilidh! Their young energetic caller is a dancer herself who loves to get people involved. The band have played at many weddings, parties, events and more and some of our band members have been playing together for decades. They love to play this music and to see people having a great time. The band is also available in a 5 piece plus caller or a smaller 3 piece plus caller. Essex is within this band’s local area for dances.

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The Ceili and Barn Dance pages list bands that are available in Essex. People occasionally don't know what is different between a Ceilidh dance, Barn dance or Hoedown. In case you're uncertain, discover what kind of dance band would be best for your wedding or function in Essex, simply click the following link:

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About Essex

The county of ESSEX has been in existence for some 400,000 years and is home to a number of towns and villages including Basildon, Braintree, Billericay, Brentwood, Chelmsford and Southend-on-sea. Whether you want to explore the vast countryside or discover the sea the county of Essex has something to offer everyone. Essex is renowned for being the driest seaside county in England. Essex is home to the seaside resorts of Davencourt, Frinton, Walton, Clacton-on-sea, St.Osyth, and Southend. The largest of the seaside resorts being Southend, boasting a large sandy beach, a splendid pier and various amusements. Essex has a rich and varied landscape comprising of valleys, rivers and estuaries.

With such a long history as a county, Essex has some historic wedding venues. Being a coastal county, it has had more contact with mainland Europe over the centuries than most, which has brought in musical influences from France, the low countries and Scandinavia, now much diluted by the loss of traditions.

A significant number of our string quartets in essex musicians were London based and trained, perhaps being attracted to the bracing sea breezes of the coast. jazz bands in essex presumably hide from the sea breezes, being more associated with night life and the in indoors. ceilidh bands in essex are popular the country over, and our barn dance bands in essex would bring any evening event to life. wedding quartets in essex are a must for every wedding day.

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