American Barn Dance Bands: the North West - for your Event
Live Music Booking Service for Your Party, Wedding or Event from - Midsummer Music - the music people
Based on an English Barn Dance Band, they can also include American, Scottish and Irish if desired. Bring a bit of the USA to the North West for a Hoedown with this American Barn Dance Band. A 4 piece band comprising:
Mary – accordion, has played for several barn dance bands and Morris sides.
Paul – banjo and caller. Trained on classical guitar, now plays melodeon and banjo. Musician and dancer, for a local Morris side for many years.
Pete – guitar, new to folk, but highly experienced in other genres or Alistair on bass guitar and either Rowanne – Violin and Alto Sax or Emil ... more
The GM Band play music for all sorts of events and in venues such as hotels, restaurants and church halls. Book this American Barn Dance Band for your cowboy hoedown in the North West. 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.
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.
The MW band are available for any private function that wants a ceilidh (aka barn dance, hoe down, folk dance) includin ... more
With a huge repertoire of music and dances from the British Isles, and America. Planning a Hoedown in the North West? Then this American Barn Dance Band could be for you. 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
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. Bring a bit of the USA to the North West for a Hoedown with this American Barn Dance 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
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. Book this American Barn Dance Band for your cowboy hoedown in the North West. 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 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. An ideal American Barn Dance Band for a wedding or party hoedown in the North West. 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
An all Scottish Ceilidh Band that can include Irish, English and American if you wish. The LD Ceilidh Band is a three-piece band comprising Piano Accordion, Fiddle and Double-bass and is perfect for a Wedding Ceilidh or a Barndance. Planning a Hoedown in the North West? Then this American Barn Dance Band could be for you. Two of its members are originally from Edinburgh so there is a strong Scottish flavour to the band’s sound, although the callers use a wide variety of dances from various traditions to keep any evening swinging along.
This experienced band normally comprises of three musicians and a caller with an instrumental line- up of Button Accordion with midi Bass; Fiddle, and Electronic Wind Synth; Piano Accordion; Caller and vocals. Bring a bit of the USA to the North West for a Hoedown with this American Barn Dance Band. They play mainly Scottish, Irish and English music for dancing. They play Reels, Jigs, Hornpipes and Polkas and are happy to include Ballroom requests- Walzes, Foxtrots and Quicksteps.
They offer singing spots and music in - between to help you get your breath back and are happy t ... more
The LCS Band offers a great evening of music, just right for the 21st century with swinging tunes and dances to everything from Johnny Cash to YMCA. The band perform both with callers as a "cowboy ceilidh"and without as a storming dance band. Book this American Barn Dance Band for your cowboy hoedown in the North West. Their high energy show mixes dynamic songs with traditional tunes, and country takes on modern classics. For a total hoedown showdown the band come with a boxful of stetsons, barndance décor, top musicality and a great sense of fun!