Irish Ceilidh Bands: Staffordshire - for your Event

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The FP Ceilidh / Barn Dance Band in Staffordshire
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£410 - £500
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The FP Band are a professional piano and violin (and flute/recorder) two-piece folk band - plus caller, who specialise in playing for social dance, Playford dances and balls, American contra and barn dances. The band perform Irish Ceilidh (ceili) for weddings in and around Staffordshire. The Band will make any event special, with a tailor-made programme of dances to suit your experience and occasion. This dynamic duo have been playing professionally for nearly a decade.

This Duo are also happy to offer a larger band adding more musicians as required.


The MM Irish Folk Band in Staffordshire
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£690 - £880
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Whether they perform theatre, outdoor concerts or private engagements the MM Folk Band never fail to to captivate their audience. They can take you from having a tear in your eye to dancing a jig to crying with laughter in a matter of moments. A great band for an Irish Ceilidh (ceili) on St Patrick's Day’s, or just to bring the flavour of Ireland to Staffordshire.

After appearing at the Gold Cup Festival Cheltenham management were so impressed with their live performance they commissioned them to record an album (The Cheltenham Experience). This venture was so successful they asked them to produce a further alb ... more


The SK Ceilidh/ Barn Dance Band in Staffordshire
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£510 - £620
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The SK Band are a fiddle-led four-piece barn dance / ceilidh band and caller playing in a solidly 'British' style with an emphasis upon English tunes. The band members have a wealth of experience and have played together for seven years. Individually and collectively they bring great enthusiasm to country dance music which, when combined with their musical abilities, guarantees a successful, fun event. Staffordshire is within this band’s local area for Irish Ceilidh (ceili) . The band is especially sympathetic to the needs of clients and can be both flexible and accom ... more


The BE Barn Dance / Ceilidh Band  in Staffordshire
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£560 - £700
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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. A lively band for an Irish Ceilidh (ceili) , to get a party in Staffordshire really going. 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 MW Ceilidh Band in Staffordshire
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£510 - £630
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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 BS Ceilidh/ Barn Dance Band  in Staffordshire
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£500 - £620
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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. A great band for an Irish Ceilidh (ceili) on St Patrick's Day’s, or just to bring the flavour of Ireland to Staffordshire.

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


The CF  Folk Band in Staffordshire
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£920 - £1100
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The CF Band are a musically diverse 5 piece band who are gate-crashing the folk scene with a lively blend of traditional Irish, drinking songs, 3 part harmony and instrumentals. Staffordshire is within this band’s local area for Irish Ceilidh (ceili) . All the members are professional musicians active in many genres of the music industry performing in Classical orchestras to Jazz and World music groups. They all share a passion for Folk and Celtic music and formed the band in 2009 as an outlet for the music. Line-up includes Ange -Whistles / Vocals, Dave - Guitar / V ... more


The DL Irish Ceilidh Band in Staffordshire
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£610 - £780
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An all Irish Ceilidh Band. The DL Ceilidh Band are a traditional Irish music band for Irish nights, ceilidhs, folk clubs and weddings. They specialise in providing music and entertainment for Irish weddings, birthday parties and Irish nights, providing lively songs, exciting jigs and reels and the option of a dance caller if you want to do some ceilidh dancing. A lively band for an Irish Ceilidh (ceili) , to get a party in Staffordshire really going.

The band members are all highly experienced singers and multi-instrumentalists and they have a top quality sound system.


The SH Irish Music Duo in Staffordshire
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£320 - £410
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The SH Duo is an Irish music duo playing at weddings, house parties, pubs, clubs and music festivals, in fact anywhere where live Irish music is appreciated. The band perform Irish Ceilidh (ceili) for weddings in and around Staffordshire. The Duo are accomplished musicians with a real feel for folk and Irish music. Steve plays the fiddle whilst Alan is the main vocalist and also plays the guitar.


The DL Irish Folk Session Band in Staffordshire
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£490 - £630
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An all Irish 4 piece Session Band. The DL Session Band are a traditional Irish music band for Irish nights, ceilidhs, folk clubs and weddings. They specialise in providing music and entertainment for Irish weddings, birthday parties and Irish nights, providing lively songs, exciting jigs and reels. A great band for an Irish Ceilidh (ceili) on St Patrick's Day’s, or just to bring the flavour of Ireland to Staffordshire. (NOTE: This is not their Irish Ceilidh Band lineup in which they have a caller). This is the 4 piece line up, usually comprising fiddle, button accordion, guitar, bodhran/vocals, but they also have ... more

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About Staffordshire

The Staffordshire Moorlands, in the north of the county, has to be the best area for walking. Situated on the southern fringes of the Peak District it's an ideal base for everything from gentle strolls to energetic hill walking. More demanding footpaths can be found among the rugged crags of The Roaches or along the ancient packhorse trails of the Dane Valley. Long distance walkers can enjoy the scenic pleasures of the Staffordshire Way, Gritstone Trail and Limestone Way. If you prefer short circular walks, head for the softer landscapes of the limestone dales, the Churnet Valley, Rudyard Lake or local country parks. North of Leek lies some of the most impressive scenery in the county in the form of The Roaches, a group of rocky fortress like hills set amidst wild moorland. The highest, at 1,500 feet, is called Five Clouds.. Staffordshire covers an area of approximately 35 miles wide and 55 miles long. It has eight major rivers, those being the Trent, Dove, Blyth, Sow, Penk, Churnet, Tame and Stour. Traditionally agriculture and stock-raising has been important in the county. Coal has been abundant, plus lead, copper, iron, Fuller's earth, pipe-clay, marble and ochre were also found. Staffordshire's main and most famous manufacturing industry has been pottery.

From its industrial past, the Potteries area of Staffordshire has produced many excellent brass bands. But Staffordshire also extends up towards the Peak District, an agricultural area where folk traditions are strong. The stately homes of the industrialists would have hosted music of a more refined nature. So in its diversity, music has been abundant in Staffordshire through history to the present day.

Modern Staffordshire has its own bands, but can also draw on the party bands , function bands & covers bands of the Midlands. Perhaps jazz bands are more your cup of tea, or a barn dance bands [plenty of barns in northern Staffordshire!]

Staffordshire is within the sphere of influence of both the Birmingham Conservatoire and the Royal Northern College of Music, and as a result has many fine string quartets in staffordshire who play in venues thought the county. There are many fine jazz bands in staffordshire , jazz having a broad appeal to both the working man and the gentry. ceilidh bands in staffordshire A country rich in folk traditions, barn dance bands in staffordshire can appeal to all wedding quartets in staffordshire

Other types of music

All Female String Quartets: StaffordshireCovers Bands: StaffordshireJazz Trios: Staffordshire
American Barn Dance Bands: StaffordshireEnglish Barn Dance Bands: StaffordshireLive Ceremony Music-Weddings: Staffordshire
Bands for New Year & Christmas: StaffordshireFolk Solos And Duos: StaffordshireParty Bands: Staffordshire
Barn Dance Bands: StaffordshireFunction Bands: StaffordshirePop Bands: Staffordshire
Ceili and Barn Dances: StaffordshireHarps: StaffordshireScottish Ceilidh Bands: Staffordshire
Ceilidh Bands: StaffordshireHire Local Live Bands: StaffordshireString Quartets: Staffordshire
Classical Duos: StaffordshireJazz Bands: StaffordshireWedding Ceremony Songs: Staffordshire
Classical Guitarists: StaffordshireJazz Duos: StaffordshireWedding Entertainers: Staffordshire
Classical Music For Weddings: StaffordshireJazz Guitarists: StaffordshireWedding Music Bands: Staffordshire
Classical Pianists: StaffordshireJazz Pianists: StaffordshireWedding Songs: Staffordshire
Classical Singers: StaffordshireJazz Quartets: StaffordshireWedding String Quartets: Staffordshire
Classical Solos Duos And Trios: StaffordshireJazz Solos And Duos: StaffordshireWind Ensembles: Staffordshire

Other Locations where our musicians play:

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Irish Ceilidh Bands: BerkshireIrish Ceilidh Bands: HuntingdonshireIrish Ceilidh Bands: Surrey
Irish Ceilidh Bands: BerwickshireIrish Ceilidh Bands: KentIrish Ceilidh Bands: Sussex
Irish Ceilidh Bands: BuckinghamshireIrish Ceilidh Bands: LancashireIrish Ceilidh Bands: Tamworth, Staffordshire
Irish Ceilidh Bands: Burton-upon-Trent, StaffordshireIrish Ceilidh Bands: LeicestershireIrish Ceilidh Bands: the East Midlands
Irish Ceilidh Bands: CambridgeshireIrish Ceilidh Bands: Lichfield, StaffordshireIrish Ceilidh Bands: the East of England
Irish Ceilidh Bands: Cannock, StaffordshireIrish Ceilidh Bands: LincolnshireIrish Ceilidh Bands: the North East
Irish Ceilidh Bands: Central ScotlandIrish Ceilidh Bands: LondonIrish Ceilidh Bands: the North West
Irish Ceilidh Bands: Central WalesIrish Ceilidh Bands: Mid WalesIrish Ceilidh Bands: the Scottish Borders
Irish Ceilidh Bands: Cheadle, StaffordshireIrish Ceilidh Bands: Newcastle-Under-Lyme, StaffordshireIrish Ceilidh Bands: the Scottish Highlands
Irish Ceilidh Bands: CheshireIrish Ceilidh Bands: NorfolkIrish Ceilidh Bands: the South East
Irish Ceilidh Bands: CornwallIrish Ceilidh Bands: North WalesIrish Ceilidh Bands: the South West
Irish Ceilidh Bands: County DurhamIrish Ceilidh Bands: NorthamptonshireIrish Ceilidh Bands: the West Midlands
Irish Ceilidh Bands: CumbriaIrish Ceilidh Bands: NorthumberlandIrish Ceilidh Bands: Uttoxeter, Staffordshire
Irish Ceilidh Bands: DerbyshireIrish Ceilidh Bands: NottinghamshireIrish Ceilidh Bands: Wales
Irish Ceilidh Bands: DevonIrish Ceilidh Bands: OxfordshireIrish Ceilidh Bands: Warwickshire
Irish Ceilidh Bands: DorsetIrish Ceilidh Bands: ScotlandIrish Ceilidh Bands: Wiltshire
Irish Ceilidh Bands: EnglandIrish Ceilidh Bands: ShropshireIrish Ceilidh Bands: Worcestershire
Irish Ceilidh Bands: EssexIrish Ceilidh Bands: SomersetIrish Ceilidh Bands: Yorkshire
Irish Ceilidh Bands: GloucestershireIrish Ceilidh Bands: South WalesIrish Ceilidh Bands: Yorkshire and the Humber
Irish Ceilidh Bands: HampshireIrish Ceilidh Bands: Stafford, Staffordshire
Irish Ceilidh Bands: HerefordshireIrish Ceilidh Bands: Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire