Ceili and Barn Dances: Gloucester, Gloucestershire - for your Event
Live Music Booking Service for Your Party, Wedding or Event from - Midsummer Music - the music people
This band offers you top-quality delivery of jigs, polkas, hornpipes and reels. This band plays for parties weddings and other events in and around Gloucester. These musicians present a sizzling synthesis of exciting tunes, mixed in with original renditions of all your favourite Irish songs.
Look out for chunky guitar, mouth-watering melodeon and feisty fiddle, tight-knit together to create a head-turning sound - with vocals to match. A 4 piece band is also available.
Previous clients include Ikea, RAF, Holiday Inn and many others.
This is an established band with a line up and repertoire sure to get everyone out of their seats and joining in the fun on the dance floor. Gloucester is within this band’s local area for dances. The band line-up comprises of accordion, melodeon, fiddle, banjo, guitar plus caller.
The band have performed at numerous ceilidhs and barn dances playing for events including weddings, anniversary and birthday parties, village events and fund-raising events where the bigger band sound is required at an affordable price. The fact is - the band just lov ... more
This group are a barn dance/Ceilidh band providing live music in a lively and exciting style. The band has been in existence for over 25 years, under the leadership of Tony. Whilst the line-up has been 'liquid', the core of Tony and Hamish has remained constant. The band does regularly private dances in Gloucester. Their music covers English, Irish, Scottish and American country dance tunes, as well as European tunes.
The band have played in a variety of venues ranging from village halls to castles.
Some of the venues include:-
Castles - ... more
This band is a three piece outfit who can perform for a range of functions, including weddings, corporate hospitality, clubs, anniversaries etc. A fun band for a wedding or party in Gloucester. Between them they play an impressive array of acoustic instruments including fiddle, mandolin, banjo, button accordion, guitar, double bass, bass guitar, flute, bodhran, bouzouki and vocals!
The band believe it to be really important to give a quality service to match the customer's specification. If there is a "special" tune wanted, then the band ... more
An all Scottish ceilidh band, performing in mansion, marquee, ballroom or barn this band's exciting music has been swinging dancers for over a generation. Playing together professionally over many years has given them considerable experience in generating just the right atmosphere; you won’t hear more exhilarating Scottish ceilidh music this side of Hadrian’s Wall. This band plays for parties weddings and other events in and around Gloucester.
Complete beginners, accomplished reelers and those who remember a bit from schooldays are all guaranteed to enjoy the fun of ce ... more
This band can cater for Barn Dances & Ceilidhs, or provide foot-stomping musical entertainment for parties & weddings, pubs & social clubs, folk clubs, banquets, Irish & Scottish theme parties etc. Gloucester is within this band’s local area for dances. Barn dances & ceilidhs with the LR Band are strictly for fun & for those who don’t want to take it all too seriously! No previous experience is required as they have an excellent caller & none of the dances are too complicated. The caller does a thorough explanation & practice walk-through for you b ... more
A traditional Scottish Ceilidh Band playing not only the well know Scottish favourites for the dancing, but interspersing with Strathsepys, the Music of Scott Skinner & the tunes of the Shetland Isles. This is the 3 piece line up of the band. The band does regularly private dances in Gloucester. Derek (fiddle) lived in Strathaven for 15 years, and has played for Scottish Demonstration dances at international folk festivals here and abroad. One of the Strathspeys performed was written for Esther’s (flute / piccolo / piano / caller – isn’t she so ... more
Yeehhaaa! An all American Bar Room Session Band playin' music to listen to, this li’l old band is gonna give yer a grrreat time. Yessir.
But American barn dance music is so much more than that. What is America made from – it’s Irish, French, African, Scottish, Eastern European, English, Italian, Jewish and on and on. So their traditional folk music is a wonderful and complex mixture of the lot. A fun band for a wedding or party in Gloucester. You’re bound to have fun with such mixed up music, and don’t get our bass player doing his Ameri ... more
Yeehhaaa! An all American Barn Dance Band, this li’l old band is gonna give yer a grrreat time. Yessir. But American barn dance music is so much more than that. What is America made from – it’s Irish, French, African, Scottish, Eastern European, English, Italian, Jewish and on and on. So their traditional folk music is a wonderful and complex mixture of the lot. This band plays for parties weddings and other events in and around Gloucester. You’re bound to have fun with such mixed up music, and don’t get our bass player doing his American impression, he spends too much ti ... more
This is the 3 piece including caller lineup of Ringerike (4 & 5 piece available). They play a huge range of folk music for both listening and dancing to. They are no ordinary folk band. As classically trained musicians, they "put the music" into folk. Gloucester is within this band’s local area for dances. With such a wide repertoire they can put on specific Irish, or Scottish events, or play a wide range of national and international music.
You define the style of event you want - folk music ranges from some of the most moving and lyrical music ... more