English Barn Dance Bands: Mid Wales - for your Event
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This band are one of the most experienced and lively ceilidh bands in Wales. Bringing traditional music and dance to Mid Wales with this English Barn Dance Band / Ceilidh Band. 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.
Based on an English Barn Dance Band, they can also include American, Scottish and Irish if desired. You can hire this English Barn Dance Band for your dance in Mid 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 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 English Barn Dance Band / Ceilidh Band for a wedding or party in Mid 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
A period English Country Dance Band. (Ceilidh or Barndance of the time.) Experience the music and dances that would have been familiar to Thomas Hardy and the characters he encapsulated in his novels and poetry. Planning a traditional English dance in Mid Wales? Then this English Barn Dance Band could be for you. At one time Thomas Hardy thought of himself primarily as a musician and fiddle player, playing in village and church bands, and producing his collections of English traditional music. The well known tune ‘Dribbles of Brandy’, ‘Tink a Tink’ and ‘The Triumph’ were all found in Hardy’s man ... more
Be traditionally English with the Hullubaloo Band. Jigs, Reels & Hornpipes from the West Country to Nothumbria played in true English style. Whether you call it a Ceilidh, Barn Dance or English Country Dance, is up to you. What it definitely is, is an evening of fun! The caller will guide you through the dances and make the evening accessible to everyone, regardless of experience or age. Bringing traditional music and dance to Mid Wales with this English Barn Dance Band / Ceilidh Band.
Instrumental line-up is traditional with fiddle, flute / piccolo (or accordion), guitar, bass. This high ... 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. You can hire this English Barn Dance Band for your dance in Mid Wales. 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
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. An ideal English Barn Dance Band / Ceilidh Band for a wedding or party in Mid 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
Based on an Irish Ceilidh Band, they can also include Scottish, English and Irish music if desired. The Band have been playing in and around the Midlands since 1979, so their music is spot on for dancing. Planning a traditional English dance in Mid Wales? Then this English Barn Dance Band could be for you.
The usual format is based around Roger's driving accordion - which is usually accompanied by guitar and fiddle. However a banjo player is sometimes available if required, especially if the night is crying out for an Irish Ceili 'flavour',with some of the well-known songs for good measure ... more
The DR Folk Band play at a wide variety of events, and play beautiful music to suit the occasion. This could be gentle harp and flute music from Wales or Ireland, or lively jigs and reels from Scotland, USA and elsewhere played on fiddle, flute, guitar and bass. Bringing traditional music and dance to Mid Wales with this English Barn Dance Band / Ceilidh Band. They sing a selection of melodious folk songs, accompanied by flute, harp or guitar.
The DR Band play at the top folk festivals – Sidmouth, Whitby, Broadstairs year after year, and for several ‘Playford (Jane Eyre type) Balls’ e.g Ca ... 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. You can hire this English Barn Dance Band for your dance in Mid Wales. 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