Barn Dance Bands: Northern England, England - for your Event
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An all English Barn Dance Band. Combining the best in British folk music with modern rock and reggae rhythms, the TT Band is an experienced English Country Dance Band that provides strong infectious music for ceilidh and folk dances. Northern England is within this Barn Dance Band’s local performance area. They are part of the new wave of folk dance bands that plays strong funky music for people of all ages to dance to.
The band have a well established pedigree of musical ability and experience, with many years playing in the North West including festivals at Ke ... more
The O S Band specialises in playing for ceilidhs, barn dances and hoedowns. The band's danceable and foot-tapping sound is based on a varied range of instruments - melodeon, banjo, bouzouki, mandolin, acoustic guitar, electric guitar and bass. This Barn Dance Band is a regular visitor to Northern England.
The sole aim of an O S Band ceilidh is a good time for everybody. They can guarantee an enjoyable and fun-packed evening of jigs, reels, polkas, waltzes and hornpipes - a really good night for all generations!
They usually start the evening with eas ... more
Based on an English Barn Dance Band, they can also include American, Scottish and Irish if desired. An ideal Barn Dance Band for a wedding or party in Northern England. 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
This band offer entertainment ranging from exciting high energy dance music, slow gentle airs and inspiring songs. They perform a sizzling fusion of the acoustic with the electric, the traditional with the new. The Barn Dance Band performs regularly in Northern England.
This lively Ceilidh band is composed of an experienced group of multi-instrumentalists whose variety of instruments include melodeons, keyboards, saxophones, whistle, guitars and bass plus various percussion.
The band also features an integral dance caller to guide both season ... more
An English Ceilidh/Barn Dance Band, with just a smidge of Scottish and Irish thrown in for good measure. The dances “Butter’d Peas”,” Circassian Circle”, “Bridge of Athlone”, and “Cumberland Square Eight” will give you the flavour of an evening with them. Northern England is within this Barn Dance Band’s local performance area. The classic line-up of fiddle, melodeon, piano, and caller to show you the way, makes the celebration go with a swing even if you’ve got two left feet! A ceilidh is a great way to have fun and enjoyment whatever the event. This experienced ban ... more
Great music, great dances, great calling (all abilities and ages), great PA. The BD Ceilidh Band is very flexible and aim to keep everyone happy. This Barn Dance Band is a regular visitor to Northern England. They have a massive amount of experience and are very very reliable. They have traveled throughout the UK and into Europe. Kim is a Northumbrian language expert and Matt is knowledgeable about all things Border, especially Pipes. The band have played for many Weddings, Birthdays, Anniversaries, Conferences and Corporate functions. Clients include ma ... more
The NL Barn Dance Band have been providing quality ceilidhs and music for over 20 years. Their sound draws from their Northumbrian, Irish and Scottish heritage, making a melting pot of Celtic influences and a wide variety of lively and exciting music. An ideal Barn Dance Band for a wedding or party in Northern England. They play all the ceilidh favourites (Dashing White Sergeant, Strip The Willow, Virginia Reel, etc) as well as waltzes, circle dances, square dances and instrumental pieces while you get your breath back!
With a huge repertoire of music and dances from the British Isles, and America. The Barn Dance Band performs regularly in Northern England. 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 HF Band are a folk group providing traditional music and songs for your event. Their repertoire can be tailored to a theme if required (Scottish, Irish, English etc) and can include a ceilidh or barn dance, as the band includes an experienced caller. Northern England is within this Barn Dance Band’s local performance area. All members of the band are highly experienced - not only in folk music but across other genres too - performing at weddings, parties, theme nights, dances and more.
No event is too small - the band can perform with a minimum of amplificatio ... 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. This Barn Dance Band is a regular visitor to Northern England.
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