Ceilidh Bands: Oxfordshire - for your Event

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The RH Ceilidh/ Barn Dance Band in Oxfordshire
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£360 - £430
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The RH Ceilidh/ Barndance Band are an enthusiastic and friendly band, with a very sympathetic and experienced Caller. They excel at club barn dances, birthday parties, WI evenings and weddings. Oxfordshire is within this Ceilidh Band’s local area for dances. The band play regularly for Isis Canoe Club in Oxford, to which some of their members belong and love their enthusiasm and energy which they bring to the dancing. However they are very happy to adopt a more relaxed tempo at any venues when required. The band offer a selection of tunes from England, Irel ... more


The CS Barn Dance / Ceilidh Band in Oxfordshire
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£440 - £540
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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. This Ceilidh Band plays for weddings and other events in and around Oxfordshire.

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


The SW Ceilidh/ Barn Dance Band in Oxfordshire
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£740 - £900
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The SW Band, a creative and energetic ceilidh band, was set up in 2007. The band combines the dynamic fiddlework of Alice with stunning Celtic harp by Steph, driving guitar from Clara and funky bodhran from Barry, all well-established musicians within their own right. The Ceilidh Band does regularly private dances in Oxfordshire.

The band plays a blend of traditional and contemporary tunes from the British Isles and especially England, twisting the traditional into innovative and invigorating arrangements.

All four are regulars at the notorious Half ... more


The SK Ceilidh/ Barndance Band in Oxfordshire
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£540 - £700
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The SK Ceilidh Band are an experienced band with a large repertoire of traditional and modern dance music. An ideal Ceilidh Band for a wedding or party in Oxfordshire. If you're not into folk music, don't worry, as the band's varied musical arrangements and instrument line up (fiddle, mandolin, piano, electric / acoustic guitar and electric / acoustic bass) will provide you with something that you will identify with. For the the folk music aficionados there's tunes aplenty from all over, played with skill and verve. A Barn Dance (ceilidh) is great fun f ... more


The TS Barn Dance/Ceilidh Band in Oxfordshire
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£470 - £600
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This lively band can provide a range of suitable music for your function - from mellow background music to a full Ceilidh or Barn dance with a caller suited to your needs. Recent bookings include Weddings (both services and receptions) corporate functions, Birthday parties, village Do's, Fundraising events and even a couple of Funerals! Line up includes fiddle/viola, guitar/Bouzouki/bass pedals, drums/percussion. Oxfordshire is within this Ceilidh Band’s local area for dances.


The CN Scottish Ceilidh Band in Oxfordshire
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£600 - £760
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This all Scottish Ceilidh Band is an excellent band for a Scottish themed evening. Two of the group played in the band for the film Four Weddings & a Funeral; the band has played at the St Andrews Ball Hong Kong & Taiwan, They mostly play for Scottish Societies etc. so are really an excellent band for those who have done some Scottish dancing already. This Ceilidh Band plays for weddings and other events in and around Oxfordshire. Line-up would be fiddle, keyboard with Midi bass, caller.

The CN Band offer a great option suitable for parties, Burns Nights, St Andrews Ball ... more


The TN Band Dance & Ceilidh Bands in Oxfordshire
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£560 - £690
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The TN Band is an increasingly popular barn dance and ceilidh band, which offers lively dance tunes which get your feet tapping from the moment they start playing. The Ceilidh Band does regularly private dances in Oxfordshire. Their experienced caller will lead you through the dances, with a style which engages with young and old. Their music is a well balanced mixture of traditional English, Irish, Scottish and American Old Time country dance tunes, some well known and others unique to the band.


The HPT Barn Dance / Ceilidh Band in Oxfordshire
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£450 - £580
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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. An ideal Ceilidh Band for a wedding or party in Oxfordshire. 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.

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The IS Scottish Ceilidh Band in Oxfordshire
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£650 - £790
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An all Scottish ceilidh band, the IS Ceilidh Band is very experienced in playing for a variety of events, including weddings, birthday parties, anniversaries, Burns Nights etc. Their line-up of accordion, fiddle, guitar and caller offers a truly authentic Scottish sound. Oxfordshire is within this Ceilidh Band’s local area for dances.

The band's caller explains each dance at the outset. The caller will judge the mix of skills on the night, and tailor the initial instructions, and guidance once started, to suit - so no previous experience necessary. Abo ... more


The CW Ceilidh/ Barndance Band in Oxfordshire
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£680 - £830
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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 Oxfordshire. 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

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More about Ceilidh Bands

The Ceilidh Band pages list bands that are available in Oxfordshire. People occasionally are unsure of the difference between Ceilidh dance, Barn dance & Hoedown. In case you're uncertain, to find out what style of dance band would be ideal for your wedding day or event in Oxfordshire, click the link below:

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About Oxfordshire

Oxfordshire's boundaries form a very irregular shape. The centre of the county is just seven miles from Berkshire and Buckinghamshire, yet the northern part of Oxfordshire sees its diameter being 38 miles and its greatest length being 48 miles. Oxfordshire has five principle rivers, being the Thame, Isis, Cherwell, Evenlode and Windrush. The confluence of the Thame and the Isis form the River Thames. The principle manufacturing industries of Oxfordshire have included blankets at Witney, shag at Banbury, and gloves and polished steel at Woodstock. Other industries included lace making and woolspinning. Entering the second millennium, Oxfordshire is gaining a reputation for high-tech business and state-of-the-art science, earning Oxford the new name of The Silicon Spires, in addition to its traditional name of The Dreaming Spires. The county also has a strong agricultural background including cattle and sheep farming, and crops including corn, grass, and in the latter part of the 20th century rapeseed oil and linen. Oxford, the county town, has long been world-famous as a seat of learning with its well respected Oxford University.

The university city of Oxford lies at the centre of Oxfordshire, acts as a focus for musical excellence. The music departments of the university together with the city's plethora of churches ensures that there are always musicians in plenty in and around Oxfordshire and the Cotswolds. With a wealthy university city and the Cotswolds being a select commuting area for London party bands , function bands & covers bands area always in demand. Some excellent jazz bands are resident in Oxfordshire, and others travel from London to perform. Oxfordshire is also a farming county, so barn dance bands are always performing both in the villages and through the university folk culture. The hundreds of year's of cultural influence from the university colleges in Oxford has bread an excellence in music in the area. See string quartets in oxfordshire Jazz is another intellectual music form, so again a strong jazz influence: jazz bands in oxfordshire All the traditional universities have strong folk societies which feed into the region: And the villages and farming communities also keep the traditions alive:

Other types of music

All Female String Quartets: OxfordshireEnglish Barn Dance Bands: OxfordshireJazz Trios: Oxfordshire
American Barn Dance Bands: OxfordshireFolk Solos And Duos: OxfordshireLive Ceremony Music-Weddings: Oxfordshire
Bands for New Year & Christmas: OxfordshireFunction Bands: OxfordshireParty Bands: Oxfordshire
Barn Dance Bands: OxfordshireHarps: OxfordshirePop Bands: Oxfordshire
Ceili and Barn Dances: OxfordshireHire Local Live Bands: OxfordshireScottish Ceilidh Bands: Oxfordshire
Classical Duos: OxfordshireIrish Ceilidh Bands: OxfordshireString Quartets: Oxfordshire
Classical Guitarists: OxfordshireJazz Bands: OxfordshireWedding Ceremony Songs: Oxfordshire
Classical Music For Weddings: OxfordshireJazz Duos: OxfordshireWedding Entertainers: Oxfordshire
Classical Pianists: OxfordshireJazz Guitarists: OxfordshireWedding Music Bands: Oxfordshire
Classical Singers: OxfordshireJazz Pianists: OxfordshireWedding Songs: Oxfordshire
Classical Solos Duos And Trios: OxfordshireJazz Quartets: OxfordshireWedding String Quartets: Oxfordshire
Covers Bands: OxfordshireJazz Solos And Duos: OxfordshireWind Ensembles: Oxfordshire

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