English Barn Dance Bands: the East Midlands - for your Event
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This is a 4 piece band plus caller, comprising melodeon, guitar, bass percussion, caller. Bringing traditional music and dance to the East Midlands with this English Barn Dance Band / Ceilidh Band. They play mostly traditional English, Scottish, Irish and American tunes, but you may hear the occasional tune from mainland Europe or Scandinavia, and also modern tunes composed by a band member or friend of the band.
The band are experienced in playing for all types of events including weddings, anniversaries, birthdays, parties and village events.
The MW Ceilidh Band are happy to play for your wedding reception, party, celebration, barn dance, square dance, hoedown or ceilidh.
The band offers a mixture of traditional English, Irish, Scottish and American dance music suitable for a barn dance or ceilidh, played on fiddle and mandola or mandolin backed up by guitar and bodhran played by their usual caller. You can hire this English Barn Dance Band for your dance in the East Midlands.
For an American square dance they can augment the band to a 4-piece band plus caller with a fiddle, 5 string banjo, mandolin and ... more
This lively band are a very popular and experienced Ceilidh / Barn Dance Band and are available for all events ranging from weddings, anniversary parties, fund raisers etc. An ideal English Barn Dance Band / Ceilidh Band for a wedding or party in the East Midlands. Although specialising in English Ceilidh their extensive repertoire of English traditional tunes along with a good selection of Scottish, Irish, American and some European and modern compositions means that the band are able to undertake Burns Nights etc. The band consists of some of the finest Ceilidh musicians in the area. ... more
Although basically an Irish Ceilidh Band, the BS Band can also include American, Scottish and English if desired.The band play traditional music, mostly celtic style, for ceilidhs at weddings, parties, universities, schools, fund-raisers and gatherings of all sorts. Planning a traditional English dance in the East Midlands? Then this English Barn Dance Band could be for you.
The band line-up includes flutes and recorder/ guitar/ fiddle, cittern and banjo and the dance caller and MC. A larger band can be offered with the addition of flute/ guitar/fiddle.
At their dances there are usually some pe ... more
Based on an English Barn Dance Band, they can also include French, Scottish and Irish if desired.The BE Ceilidh Band are an electric folk band playing traditional English, Irish, Scottish and Breton music in their own energetic style. Bringing traditional music and dance to the East Midlands with this English Barn Dance Band / Ceilidh Band. The band was formed in 1992 and has developed a unique and appealing style ranging from folk to rock - they can be as loud or as quiet as you want! Specialising in Barn Dances, they can be booked for any event requiring music or dance or both!
The TLD Band formed eleven years ago as a ceilidh band, and have since performed regularly around the East Midlands and beyond. Instruments used include melodeon, fiddle, concertina, guitar, banjo, bass, mandolin and sometimes drums. You can hire this English Barn Dance Band for your dance in the East Midlands. Their caller can generate a lively atmosphere within seconds and his approach to dancing is definitely to hit minimum anxiety for the dancers and to make it fun!
Nottinghamshire Fire Service, the RNIB, The United Nations Association have used the band regularly ... more
The BSP Band have been entertaining people in the Nottingham and East Midlands area for Weddings, Anniversaries, Birthdays, Fund Raising Events, Schools, Scouts, Village Fetes, Sports Club Socials, Corporate Events, Round Table, Rotary Club etc. etc. for many years. An ideal English Barn Dance Band / Ceilidh Band for a wedding or party in the East Midlands.
For ceilidhs they provide a range of dance tunes. Their caller chooses dances to suit the mood and experience of the dancers. He gives complete and clear instructions to everyone and attempts to make certain that everyone knows ... more
The HS Ceilidh Band feature a dazzling array of instruments and superb musicians. A Ceilidh is a great way to celebrate a special occasion – it brings people together and are a great way to make a wedding, birthday, anniversary or retirement party a memorable and fun event – they can compere the event and even play special tunes like ‘Happy Birthday’, ‘Here Comes the Bride’ and ‘For He’s a Jolly Good Fellow’. Planning a traditional English dance in the East Midlands? Then this English Barn Dance Band could be for you. The band says, "Gigs are vibrant and fun – but not for the faint of heart who don’t li ... more
Based on an Irish Session Band, they can also include American and English if desired. The band have gone through a number of line-up changes since its inception in 2005 with the current line-up having been together for two years. Bringing traditional music and dance to the East Midlands with this English Barn Dance Band / Ceilidh Band. Between them they play banjo, guitar, piano accordion, violin, mandolin, bodhran, penny whistle and keyboard with additional percussive input from cymbal and tambourine.
The band enjoys playing a mix of Irish, English and American folk songs and has earned a reputa ... more
This is a lively English ceilidh band who provide ceilidhs/barn dances for wedding and civil partnership receptions, birthday parties, corporate events, anniversary parties, club/society socials and more! They play traditional and contemporary ceilidh dance tunes on flute & whistle, melodeon and guitar, along with one of their friendly and experienced callers to teach the dances. You can hire this English Barn Dance Band for your dance in the East Midlands.
Their music takes its influences mainly from the traditional and contemporary folk music of England, Wales, Franc ... more