Ceilidh Bands: Gloucestershire - for your Event
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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. Gloucestershire is within this Ceilidh Band’s local area for dances.
Complete beginners, accomplished reelers and those who remember a bit from schooldays are all guaranteed to enjoy the fun of ce ... 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. This Ceilidh Band plays for weddings and other events in and around Gloucestershire. 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. The Ceilidh Band does regularly private dances in Gloucestershire. 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
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. An ideal Ceilidh Band for a wedding or party in Gloucestershire. 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
The Band is an experienced barn dance / ceilidh band. The Band has a flexible line-up, drawn from the membership of top Festival dance band, The GS Ceilidh Band. Gloucestershire is within this Ceilidh Band’s local area for dances.
The five-piece line-up (The GS Ceilidh Band) is often too much for smaller local events where space for the band, time to set up, and perhaps money, are at a premium. The CS band offer a first class alternative. With just three of the musicians plus caller, and a small, quickly assembled PA system, they offer a great option and cou ... more
An experienced Ceilidh and Barndance band for gigs throughout the South and Southwest of England, The CW Ceilidh Band is a force to be reckoned with. This Ceilidh Band plays for weddings and other events in and around Gloucestershire. Driving rhythms and solid musicianship provides a background to lively but accessible dancing. Their caller has experience of working with people of any level ensuring that anyone can have a go – even those who have never danced before! They will have you dancing Circassian Circle, Strip the Willow, Snowball, Dashing White Sergeant in the twin ... more
Based on a Scottish Ceilidh Band, they can also include American, Irish and English if desired. The SW Band are great entertainers playing infectious Celtic tunes and songs, treating every event as the party of the year. The band quoted here (3 piece plus caller) is just one line-up of their flexible 3 - 6 players band, to suit the customers budget. The more players, the bigger the sound. The Ceilidh Band does regularly private dances in Gloucestershire.
Their charismatic caller, 'Miss Dixie', calls dances enjoyable for all ages and abilities, to ensure e ... 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. An ideal Ceilidh Band for a wedding or party in Gloucestershire. 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
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. Gloucestershire is within this Ceilidh 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.
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. This Ceilidh Band plays for weddings and other events in and around Gloucestershire.
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