Ceili and Barn Dances: the North East - for your Event
Live Music Booking Service for Your Party, Wedding or Event from - Midsummer Music - the music people
This group are a folk group singing mainly traditional material and some original work written in the traditional vein. Group members are Dave, Christine, Fraser and Keith . This band plays for parties weddings and other events in and around the North East.
They sing a capella close harmony with occasional guitar accompaniment - songs range from happy and joyful to sad and touching, and they can tailor their programme to suit the occasion.
The BW group are available for bookings at any event.
This group, originally from Tasmania, Australia, include John and Caroline and their son Malcolm. They play traditional, original and contemporary music from Scotland, Ireland, Northumberland, Australia, Brittany and Spain.
As well as being singers they play a wide variety of instruments. the North East is within this band’s local area for dances.
John plays a 00016M Martin guitar, his own handmade acoustic guitar, guitar- bouzouki, Irish bouzouki, mandolin and various low whistles. Caroline plays a 30 string gut strung Celtic harp made by John a ... 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. The band does regularly private dances in the North East. 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!
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. A fun band for a wedding or party in the North East. 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 FE Ceilidh band are a lively four-piece band consisting of three fiddles and piano. This band plays for parties weddings and other events in and around the North East. Two of the band have been playing together for over 25 years and have extensive experience of playing for dancing at all types of events, including dance clubs, weddings, reel parties, conferences, Burns nights, corporate entertainment, concerts, shindigs, knees-ups, hogmanay and hootenannys! Their caller has over 20 years of experience calling for all types of dances & dancers, from complete beginners to s ... more
The BM Ceilidh band is a small, compact but perfectly formed band comprising of Mike on accordion and Gerry on guitar with Dave doing the calling. Each band member is a singer in their own right adding to the variety of performance. The band comes with its own PA and Public Liability. the North East is within this band’s local area for dances. They are available for a variety of events as well as dances.
They will always turn up and provide a night steeped in traditional music and entertainment.
Caller Dave is incredibly patient at giving instruct ... more
The CS Band is a lively barn dance band which plays for barn dances, ceilidhs, festivals, weddings and private functions.
The band specialises in the lively jigs, reels and hornpipes and the tuneful slow airs and waltzes which feature in the traditional music of Northumberland and the Borders. The band does regularly private dances in the North East.
For those who don’t know the dances, the band’s caller, will explain all the steps and encourage the cautious to join in and have a wonderful time.
The basis of the band’s great sound is the tr ... more
The band can offer all Irish Ceili, Scottish Ceilidh or a mixture including English or American. They are a group of talented musicians, who have been playing in bands for many years on Teesside and then decided to form this band after they realised they had something 'special' going. A fun band for a wedding or party in the North East. They are capable of catering for all musical tastes - Irish, Scottish, English or American (or a mix). They'll also throw the odd song in now and then to give everyone else a breather !
The band instrument lin ... 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. This band plays for parties weddings and other events in and around the North East.
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
This is a budget band featuring a very accomplished accordion player plus caller. the North East is within this band’s local area for dances. As an offshoot of a larger band the performers are very used to playing for all types of events. Their caller is experienced in encouraging everyone to join in and have fun. the band can offer a good selection of traditional folk music, Scottish and Irish tunes, American and others.