Ceili and Barn Dances: Lancashire - for your Event
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The SH Band are a family band who have a special enthusiasm for the traditional music and dance of Yorkshire and also enjoy performing a variety of tunes and dances from other parts of England, Scotland and abroad including Ceilidh and Old Time. They are a three piece band and play Fiddle/melodeon, Guitar/mandolin and Tenor horn/whistles in a traditional acoustic style and perform using amplification for ceilidhs and barn dances or play, for dancing and/or listening music acoustically, for small ... more
This lively band need to be listened to to be fully appreciated. With a line-up of guitar, fiddle bass and vocals they would be an asset for any occasion. Lancashire is within this band’s local area for dances. Together they spread their musical wings very wide, encompassing jigs and reels from the British Isles to the gypsy dances of Hungary and Romania and the rhythm and blues from across the Atlantic.
The GM Band play music for all sorts of events and in venues such as hotels, restaurants and church halls. The band does regularly private dances in Lancashire. Their line up is fiddle/caller, guitar, and bass. Their caller is experienced in explaining the dances and then helping people through them. They usually start with very easy dances and then they get a bit more complex as the evening goes on. During any breaks, the band will play some tunes or sing a few songs.
A larger band is also available.
The MN Barn Dance/ Ceilidh Band perform for a variety of occasions including weddings, birthdays, anniversaries, PTA, club, church and village events.
All the band members have many years of experience in playing for dancing. These events are fun and not intended to be serious! (you can have a laugh at your own mistakes). They perform with the same enthusiasm for both experienced dancers and novices. If you have never done it before, don't worry, they will be there to make it work for you. The ... more
The HF Band are a folk group providing traditional music and songs for your event. Their repertoire can be tailored to a theme if required (Scottish, Irish, English etc) and can include a ceilidh or barn dance, as the band includes an experienced caller. This band plays for parties weddings and other events in and around Lancashire. All members of the band are highly experienced - not only in folk music but across other genres too - performing at weddings, parties, theme nights, dances and more.
No event is too small - the band can perform with a minimum of amplificatio ... more
Based on an English Barn Dance Band, they can also include American, Scottish and Irish if desired. Lancashire is within this band’s local area for dances. A 4 piece band comprising:
Mary – accordion, has played for several barn dance bands and Morris sides.
Paul – banjo and caller. Trained on classical guitar, now plays melodeon and banjo. Musician and dancer, for a local Morris side for many years.
Pete – guitar, new to folk, but highly experienced in other genres or Alistair on bass guitar and either Rowanne – Violin and Alto Sax or Emil ... more
The O S Band specialises in playing for ceilidhs, barn dances and hoedowns. The band's danceable and foot-tapping sound is based on a varied range of instruments - melodeon, banjo, bouzouki, mandolin, acoustic guitar, electric guitar and bass. The band does regularly private dances in Lancashire.
The sole aim of an O S Band ceilidh is a good time for everybody. They can guarantee an enjoyable and fun-packed evening of jigs, reels, polkas, waltzes and hornpipes - a really good night for all generations!
They usually start the evening with eas ... 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. A fun band for a wedding or party in Lancashire.
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
This is a lively ceilidh band available for all occasions including weddings,birthday parties, social functions and corporate events. The RT Ceilidh band supply fun entertainment and dancing which can be customised to your requirements and function. The band play all the classic dances, Gay Gordon's, Strip the Willow, Barn Dance, Grand Chain, St. Bernard's Waltz, Waves of Tory and many more. If you have a favourite just let themknow.
An all English Barn Dance Band. Combining the best in British folk music with modern rock and reggae rhythms, the TT Band is an experienced English Country Dance Band that provides strong infectious music for ceilidh and folk dances. Lancashire is within this band’s local area for dances. They are part of the new wave of folk dance bands that plays strong funky music for people of all ages to dance to.
The band have a well established pedigree of musical ability and experience, with many years playing in the North West including festivals at Ke ... more