Ceili and Barn Dances: the North West - for your Event
Live Music Booking Service for Your Party, Wedding or Event from - Midsummer Music - the music people
This is a lively ceilidh band available for all occasions including weddings,birthday parties, social functions and corporate events. The RT Ceilidh band supply fun entertainment and dancing which can be customised to your requirements and function. The band play all the classic dances, Gay Gordon's, Strip the Willow, Barn Dance, Grand Chain, St. Bernard's Waltz, Waves of Tory and many more. If you have a favourite just let themknow.
Theis band are a professional four piece Irish and Ceili Band, who play a fantastic and lively range of real Traditional and Contemporary Irish music, songs and tunes, as well as Celtic rock and Country rock & roll. They are all professional musicians who came together about 8 years ago from academic, formal, semi-pro and session music backgrounds, to form one of the most vibrant and lively bands on the Irish music scene today. the North West is within this band’s local area for dances.
They also do Ceili's as a five piece band, including a caller ... more
Based on an English Barn Dance Band, they can also include American, Scottish and Irish if desired. The band does regularly private dances in the North West. 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. A fun band for a wedding or party in the North West.
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 lively band need to be listened to to be fully appreciated. With a line-up of guitar, fiddle bass and vocals they would be an asset for any occasion. This band plays for parties weddings and other events in and around the North West. Together they spread their musical wings very wide, encompassing jigs and reels from the British Isles to the gypsy dances of Hungary and Romania and the rhythm and blues from across the Atlantic.
The GM Band play music for all sorts of events and in venues such as hotels, restaurants and church halls. the North West is within this band’s local area for dances. 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.
The CK Band are an experienced Ceilidh band, based in Merseyside. They will provide everything you need for a fun filled evening of music and dancing. Ceilidhs are a great way to include everyone in the fun, and their experienced dance caller gives simple instructions that are easy to follow - no previous experience necessary. The band does regularly private dances in the North West. The band can also provide a disco after the Ceilidh for those who have plenty of energy!
The CK Band play as a Full 4 piece band, or they can form a smaller band to s ... more
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. This band plays for parties weddings and other events in and around the North West. 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. the North West is within this band’s local area for dances.
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