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The TD Celidh/Barn Dance Band in Oxfordshire
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£360 - £450
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The TD ceilidh band members have built a solid reputation as a professional band that has the flexibility to adapt its repertoire to suit different age groups, events and venues.

A typical ceilidh/barn dance with the TD band would be an evening (around three and a half hours) which begins with a few easier dances as we create an opportunity for everyone to get involved. This lively local band can be hired to make your party or wedding in Oxfordshire really swing. With each dance, they will talk/walk you through the steps before the dance begins and, even once the music gets under way, ... more


The HC Jazz Quintet in Oxfordshire
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£550 - £790
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This exciting Jazz Quintet create an atmosphere of pure style and energy by combining the passion of early Blues with the sophistication of Vintage Swing Jazz. You can hire this band via this web site to play for your birthday or Christmas Party in Oxfordshire , its local area. Inspired by the intoxicating rhythms of Django Reinhardt’s Hot Club d’France coupled with the vocal genius of Billie Holiday, the band is fronted by Nicky - a dynamic female vocalist providing soulful performances throughout the set. As well as the magic of their music, the HC Band add visual elegance to any Wedding or Corporate event ... more


Judy  & her Jazz Band in Oxfordshire
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£450 - £700
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Judy has sung with a number of well known bands and made regular trips to America to sing in events such as the Sacramento Jubilee in 1999. She has sung alongside many eminent guests such as Humphrey Lyttelton, Acker Bilk, Pat Halcox, Roy Williams and Digby Fairweather to name just a few. Hire this band to dance and listen to for any event in Oxfordshire. Her current band are all professional musicians with a wealth of talent between them.


The VA American Barn Dance Band in Oxfordshire
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£500 - £610
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An all American Barn Dance Band, the AV Band play old-time music from the Appalachian mountains of the American South-East: generally from Virginia, West Virginia and North Carolina but also specifically from the Virginia Highlands which range across the boundaries of North Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia. Any party in Oxfordshire would be local to this band, which you can hire for the evening. They also dabble on the fringes of bluegrass, gospel, Southern Harmony and the melting pot of Americana found in the South East with it's influences from the mountains, flat lands of the Car ... more


The GS Ceilidh / Barn Dance Band in Oxfordshire
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£660 - £800
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The Band are in the front rank of the bands on the English Ceilidh scene. Evolving out of the country dances of the British Isles, Europe and America, the style of dancing is typified by its exuberance and their music has all the energy and style that it takes to fill a floor with hundreds of delighted - if somewhat sweaty - dancers. This lively local band can be hired to make your party or wedding in Oxfordshire really swing.

The Band are a favourite attraction at dance clubs and regularly bring their exciting music to major folk festivals including Sidmouth, Towersey, Warwick, Whit ... more


The LR Ceilidh / Barn Dance  Band in Oxfordshire
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£460 - £580
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This band play a broad range of British traditional tunes as well as some from, Europe, the USA and Israel. The band works with excellent callers and is noted for its lively and energetic style. You can hire this band via this web site to play for your birthday or Christmas Party in Oxfordshire , its local area. This band has a multi-instrument line-up utilising accordion, harp, fiddle, bass, mandolin, guitar and hammered dulcimer.

The band play regularly for weddings, parties and corporate events.


The AT Jazz Band in Oxfordshire
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£290 - £690
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The ATJazz Band are an ensemble who regularly perform for functions/events at venues like Randolph Hotel, National History Museum, Bodleian Libraries and Ashmolean Museum, as well at numerous community events. The musicians have been featured on BBC Radio Oxford. Hire this band to dance and listen to for any event in Oxfordshire. Their sax player studied jazz at Leeds College of Music and Birmingham Conservatoire. He has played with the National Youth Jazz Orchestra and Glen Miller Memorial Orchestra, in addition to Glastonbury and Royal Festival Hall. Their pi ... more


The RT Jazz Trio in Oxfordshire
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£330 - £400
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This jazz based trio, are :- Ray (Guitar) and Andrea (Vocals) and Mark (Bass), have combined their extensive and varied musical careers to create a smooth, easy listening sound moving effortlessly from a laid back Georgia to an upbeat How High The Moon. Any party in Oxfordshire would be local to this band, which you can hire for the evening. The band supported the RatPack, who were 'Back in Town' at London's Dorchester Hotel followed by a performance at The Stables, playing for Sir Johnny Dankworth and Dame Cleo Laine.

The Trio are at ease playing everything from corporate eve ... more


The LY Barn Dance /Ceilidh Band in Oxfordshire
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£550 - £670
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Basically an English Barn Dance Band, the LY Band can also include American and Irish if desired.The Band are a bunch of brilliant musicians, three of whom have been playing and calling for barn dances for over 15 years. This lively local band can be hired to make your party or wedding in Oxfordshire really swing. With three out of the five having been classically trained, there's nothing folksy about this band; nor are they staid and stuffy.

A good time for all, especially the dancers is the name of the game, all done to an irresistible foot-tapping beat. It's worth coming along to ... more


The RJ Barn Dance / Ceilidh Band in Oxfordshire
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£570 - £760
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Based on an English Barn Dance Band, this is a lively and enthusiastic band with over 20 years experience of running barn dances. When they're not playing for you, they're singing, playing and dancing to traditional music with their friends. You can hire this band via this web site to play for your birthday or Christmas Party in Oxfordshire , its local area.

Between them the band play an assortment of instruments; including piano, fiddle, melodeon and hammered dulcimer. Their caller will make sure that everything is clearly explained so that everyone can join in and have a good time. Whenever possible the ... more

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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:

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

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