English Barn Dance Bands: the North West - for your Event
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This is a lively ceilidh band available for all occasions including weddings,birthday parties, social functions and corporate events. The RT Ceilidh band supply fun entertainment and dancing which can be customised to your requirements and function. The band play all the classic dances, Gay Gordon's, Strip the Willow, Barn Dance, Grand Chain, St. Bernard's Waltz, Waves of Tory and many more. If you have a favourite just let themknow.
Theis band are a professional four piece Irish and Ceili Band, who play a fantastic and lively range of real Traditional and Contemporary Irish music, songs and tunes, as well as Celtic rock and Country rock & roll. They are all professional musicians who came together about 8 years ago from academic, formal, semi-pro and session music backgrounds, to form one of the most vibrant and lively bands on the Irish music scene today. You can hire this English Barn Dance Band for your dance in the North West.
They also do Ceili's as a five piece band, including a caller ... more
Based on an Irish Ceilidh Band, they can also include Scottish, English, CelticRock , Country and Rock&Roll if desired. The Band are a professional four piece Irish Band offering a fantastic and lively range of Irish music. An ideal English Barn Dance Band / Ceilidh Band for a wedding or party in the North West. They are all professional musicians who came together about 5 years ago to form one of the most vibrant and lively bands on the Irish music scene today.
They also specialise in Ceilidhs and can offer all types of Ceilidh, whether you want to have an Irish, Scottish or ... more
Based on an English Barn Dance Band, they can also include American, Scottish and Irish if desired. Planning a traditional English dance in the North West? Then this English Barn Dance Band could be for you. A traditional style 5 piece band comprising:
Mary – accordion, has played for several barn dance bands and Morris sides.
Paul – banjo. Trained on classical guitar, now plays melodeon and banjo. Musician and dancer, for a local Morris side for many years.
Rowanne – violin, young and talented, also plays alto sax.
Plays in several local youth bands.
Pete – guitar, new to folk, but high ... more
The GM Band play music for all sorts of events and in venues such as hotels, restaurants and church halls. Bringing traditional music and dance to the North West with this English Barn Dance Band / Ceilidh Band. Their line up is fiddle/caller, guitar, and bass. Their caller is experienced in explaining the dances and then helping people through them. They usually start with very easy dances and then they get a bit more complex as the evening goes on. During any breaks, the band will play some tunes or sing a few songs.
A larger band is also available.
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. You can hire this English Barn Dance Band for your dance in the North West. 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
With a huge repertoire of music and dances from the British Isles, and America. An ideal English Barn Dance Band / Ceilidh Band for a wedding or party in the North West. The band plays for all the main Ceilidh nights, namely Burns Night, St. Andrew's Day, St. Patrick's Day, New Years Eve, and Hoe Downs for American Independence Day. BBC Music Live Festival, broadcast on the BBC, been twice featured on Radio Merseyside's Folk Scene programme, as well as many other local radio stations around the country
MW ceilidh band is a collaboration of accomplished folk musicians who have wide ranging experience. The band play a wide variety of tunes. They particularly enjoy playing music from North America and Québec but also play many traditional English, Scottish and Irish tunes. Although the emphasis is on folk dance tunes, they also include some listening tune sets between dances.
MW band are available for any private function that wants a ceilidh (aka barn dance, hoe down, folk dance) including we ... more
The RT Band are an experienced ceilidh band who play venues throughout the North West of England. They play at folk festivals, parties, wedding receptions and other events. Bringing traditional music and dance to the North West with this English Barn Dance Band / Ceilidh Band.
As you are probably aware, the great advantage of folk dance for a party (or any other event) is that your guests need not know anything at all about folk dancing as the whole thing is explained by the caller and walked through once or twice beforehand.
The line up for this band consists of melodeon, fiddle, guitar, b ... more
Since forming in 2001, this band have become firm favourites in their home area. They've played for weddings, corporate events, birthday parties, conferences, PTA hops and harvest festivals, and are used to fitting in with your existing arrangements. You can hire this English Barn Dance Band for your dance in the North West. If you and your guests have never been to a ceilidh, ceili, barn dance, hoe down, folk dance or whatever you want to call it before, don't worry! The caller is there to ensure that everyone has a good time. He or she will introduce the dances and m ... more