Ceili and Barn Dances: South Wales - for your Event
Live Music Booking Service for Your Party, Wedding or Event from - Midsummer Music - the music people
Harriet, although classically trained, now specialises in the Celtic harp. She is a full-time harpist, playing extensively throughout Britain and abroad. She was the 'Harper of All Britain' in 2000 and again in 2002.
She has various recordings to her credit. Her first solo album 'Jumping Ahead' (of Irish and Scottish music with backing from a variety of world music instruments) was released in 2002. This band plays for parties weddings and other events in and around South Wales.
She has given many harp recitals around the world, including concerts at the 'Irish S ... more
A lively Band for Weddings, Birthday Parties, Festivals and Corporate Events. If you like Traditional Irish Music then you will love The HM Irish Folk Band. Their set list includes Irish Songs, Ballads, Reels, Jigs, Polkas and Waltzes. South Wales is within this band’s local area for dances.
This duo comprise of George on accordion and vocals/caller and Helen on fiddle and vocals. They create a full and distinctive sound, showing the influence of the rock, classical and folk styles in which they work. The band does regularly private dances in South Wales. Their programmes include traditional Welsh, Irish, American, and Klesmer music as well as self penned songs and tunes, all delivered in an informal and entertaining style. They are a bi-lingual band, and are keen to promote the beautiful music and song of Wales in a fresh and accessib ... 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. A fun band for a wedding or party in South Wales. 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
Based on an English Barn Dance Band, they can also include American, Scottish and Irish if desired. This band plays for parties weddings and other events in and around South Wales. Hear all the traditional barn dance tunes, dance all the dances, with the SR Band, including accordion, fiddle, bass and Sheila herself, the caller (+ guitar, percussion) ,– and what a lovely Geordie accent she has too! The band's emphasis is on having fun and they are happy to play for any event, from village socials, birthdays, anniversaries, weddings etc.
Smaller bands are also available.
This band are one of the most experienced and lively ceilidh bands in Wales. South Wales is within this band’s local area for dances. Their music and dances draw on the rich traditional folk repertoire of Wales, Ireland, England and Scotland and will light your up your barn dance, wedding, party or in fact any event. For any entertainment , for young and old, seasoned dancers or people with two left feet, the band's experienced caller will get you up and dancing.
A traditional Scottish Session Band, playing music to listen to. Ideal for background music at a wedding or formal dinner. They play 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. The band does regularly private dances in South Wales.
This is the 3 piece line up of the band. Derek (fiddle) lived in Strathaven for 15 years, and has played for Scottish Demonstration dances at international folk festivals here and abroad.
The line u ... more
A period English Country Dance Band. (Ceilidh or Barndance of the time.) Experience the civilised music & dance of Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice. Dance to tunes with names like ‘A Trip To Highgate’, ‘The Alderman’s Hat’ & ‘The Pleasures of the Town’ played by a band typical of the period, with oboe, violin, flute/harpsichord, guitar/mandola and cello/bass. A fun band for a wedding or party in South Wales.
The band's caller (who advised on music to Polanski's Tess of the D'Urbervilles, including teaching the star, Peter Firth to play ... 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 band plays for parties weddings and other events in and around South Wales. This is the four pice line up of the band. 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
An all Irish Session Band, in its smaller 3 piece line up, this experienced band capture the dynamic flow that is the essence of traditional Irish folk music as you might hear in a traditional pub session. South Wales is within this band’s local area for dances. The fiddler has performed with Irish dance teams at the Sidmouth and Monaco folk festivals, but the band are equally at home playing for weddings and parties.