Irish Ceilidh Bands: Somerset - for your Event
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An Irish & English Session Band. From the dawn of time our ancestors and those before us have defined their cultural progress with stories and music. Long before the written word our islands tribes were telling stories of heroes and singing songs propelling the protagonist into immortality. The band perform Irish Ceilidh (ceili) for weddings in and around Somerset.
This band are the up and coming folk force out of Somerset, bringing back the tradition in folk music writing. Dora writes from the heart and has a knack of framing the stories in such a way that people h ... more
This band can offer Irish, Scottish, English, American, Scandinavian Barn Dance & Ceilidh plus Klezmer. The JF Band specialise in providing the perfect entertainment for functions such as weddings, parties, anniversaries, corporate functions and more. A great band for an Irish Ceilidh (ceili) on St Patrick's Day’s, or just to bring the flavour of Ireland to Somerset. They are flexible in catering for any specific requests such as specific dances and we are always happy to discuss your requirements.
The JF Band play music from a mixture of countries; mainly England, Scotland and Ireland but also some from Sw ... more
The UR Ceilidh & Barn Dance Band play exciting toe-tapping folk on traditional instruments - and their caller, will have everyone dancing the night away. They love what they do and come with all their own equipment - no event is too small or too big for them. Somerset is within this band’s local area for Irish Ceilidh (ceili) . You will find them enthusiastic, friendly, and above all, sensitive to your particular requirements. The band line up includes a fantastic fiddler, a magnificent mandolinist and a stompbox-playing guitarist, The band can provide the use ... more
Based on a Scottish Ceilidh Band, they can also include American, Irish and English if desired. The SW Band are great entertainers playing infectious Celtic tunes and songs, treating every event as the party of the year. The band quoted here (3 piece plus caller) is just one line-up of their flexible 3 - 6 players band, to suit the customers budget. The more players, the bigger the sound. A lively band for an Irish Ceilidh (ceili) , to get a party in Somerset really going.
Their charismatic caller, 'Miss Dixie', calls dances enjoyable for all ages and abilities, to ensure e ... more
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. The band perform Irish Ceilidh (ceili) for weddings in and around Somerset. 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
This band are a great option for any social event - with their lively music and great caller they offer a great evening for all age groups. The music is cheerful and lively, and the basic steps are taught and can be learned easily; a walk through is usually provided for new dancers before the start of each dance. A great band for an Irish Ceilidh (ceili) on St Patrick's Day’s, or just to bring the flavour of Ireland to Somerset.
Line up is composed of Accordion+Caller /Fiddle/whistle/harp, Guitar/Mandolin and Bodhran.
A smaller band is also available.
This ceilidh band was originally formed in 1992 and developed over the years playing Celtic music - mainly Irish and Scottish - for ceilidhs and barn dances at all sorts of parties and wedding receptions. Somerset is within this band’s local area for Irish Ceilidh (ceili) . The band's strength lies in its flexibility, playing a mix of jigs, reels, marches, polkas, waltzes etc - plus vocals and songs from the folk tradition.
The band works with several excellent callers at ceilidhs and their music is well arranged and delivered through their high quality sound ... more
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. A lively band for an Irish Ceilidh (ceili) , to get a party in Somerset really going. 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
This band can offer all English Barn Dance, or Scottish Ceilidh, or Irish Ceilidh, or a misture also includng European music. Theirs is a mix of traditional British Folk Music with a modern dynamic, driving rhythm is ideally suited to Ceilidh dancing and Barn Dances. The band perform Irish Ceilidh (ceili) for weddings in and around Somerset. The musicians Lynn , John and Mel have a history of playing in Ceilidh Bands in one form or another in the South East and South West. They have their own Resident Caller Debs , and their Sound and Lighting Engineer Mark, is well ... more
The TB are a lively wedding & events ceilidh/barndance band. A great band for an Irish Ceilidh (ceili) on St Patrick's Day’s, or just to bring the flavour of Ireland to Somerset. Their musical genres range from traditional Irish, Scottish & English music; to popular Americana and modern Folk; plus re-imagined 'Live Lounge' style chart hits. The band consists of: Mandolin, Accordion, Guitar & Vocals; Acoustic/Electric Guitar, Vocals & Cajon Drum; Fiddle & Vocals. For larger events (especially weddings and festivals) they have a network of musicians, singers and callers who can add to their sound.
Their sets ar ... more