Ceilidh Bands: Staffordshire - for your Event

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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 Ceilidh Band’s local area for dances. The band is especially sympathetic to the needs of clients and can be both flexible and accom ... more


John's Ramble in Staffordshire
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£370 - £460
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John's Ramble are a small, perfectly formed folk/ceilidh duo. They bring traditional and contemporary tunes from the British Isles and beyond, played on two fiddles or fiddle and guitar, together with songs old and new. This Ceilidh Band plays for weddings and other events in and around Staffordshire.

John's Ramble perform for concerts and ceilidhs/barn dances, and offer themed events as well as well as a general repertoire. For ceilidhs, the two fiddles provide a very different (and traditional) sound, compared with more typical barn dance bands. They will provide a calle ... more


Under The Bridge Ceilidh Band in Staffordshire
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£570 - £720
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Under The Bridge are a five piece ceilidh and barn dance band, based in South Staffordshire. The Ceilidh Band regularly play for functions in Staffordshire. They have many years of experience providing top quality entertainment, and a passion for all things ceilidh! They come equipped with enthusiasm, fun and PAT tested equipment, and they are fully covered with PLI. They play fun and lively barn dance and ceilidh music, just what you need for a good dance. Their sound is best described as folk-rock and is produced by a line-up of fiddle, keyboard, guitar, ... more


The MW Ceilidh Band in Staffordshire
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£570 - £700
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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.

The MW band are available for any private function that wants a ceilidh (aka barn dance, hoe down, folk dance) includin ... more


The BS Ceilidh/ Barn Dance Band  in Staffordshire
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£520 - £640
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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. Staffordshire is within this Ceilidh Band’s local area for dances.

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 CL Barn Dance/ Ceilidh Band in Staffordshire
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£480 - £590
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This is a lively English ceilidh band who provide ceilidhs/barn dances for wedding and civil partnership receptions, birthday parties, corporate events, anniversary parties, club/society socials and more! They play traditional and contemporary ceilidh dance tunes on flute & whistle, melodeon and guitar, along with one of their friendly and experienced callers to teach the dances. This Ceilidh Band plays for weddings and other events in and around Staffordshire.

Their music takes its influences mainly from the traditional and contemporary folk music of England, Wales, Franc ... more


The NJ Ceilidh and Barn Dance Band in Staffordshire
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£840 - £1100
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The NJ Band are a ceilidh/barn dance band unlike any other. Hip Hop and ceilidh don't often go together, but here they do, and it just works! It's a modern take on a traditional ceilidh. The Ceilidh Band regularly play for functions in Staffordshire. Mixing traditional tunes on the fiddle and accordion with the classic breaks from old-school and contemporary hip-hop, disco and fun - the music appeals across generations, cultures and abilities, making sure the dance floor is full and that everyone has a great time.


The BD Barn Dance / Ceilidh Band in Staffordshire
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£750 - £940
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The BD Band was formed in 2005 with the aim of providing exciting and high quality music for ceilidhs, dances and other special occasions. An ideal Ceilidh Band for a wedding or party in Staffordshire. The players are all talented and experienced professionals who can perform a wide variety of entertaining folk music. This includes all the favourite Irish, Scottish and English sets, along with French dances, East European tunes, original music written by Gerry, andsome great vocals.

The band line-up consists of accordion, fiddle guitar and bodhran/ p ... more


The MW Barn Dance/Ceilidh band in Staffordshire
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£480 - £580
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The MW Ceilidh Band are happy to play for your wedding reception, party, celebration, barn dance, square dance, hoedown or ceilidh.

The band offers a mixture of traditional English, Irish, Scottish and American dance music suitable for a barn dance or ceilidh, played on fiddle and mandola or mandolin backed up by guitar and bodhran played by their usual caller. Staffordshire is within this Ceilidh Band’s local area for dances.

For an American square dance they can augment the band to a 4-piece band plus caller with a fiddle, 5 string banjo, mandolin and ... more


The ML Ceilidh / Barn Dance Band in Staffordshire
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£590 - £720
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The ML Ceilidh Band are made up of fiddle, accordion, mandola/Guitar plus caller . For Ceilidhs and barn dances they team up with a local caller to direct the dances.

The ML Ceilidh Band play for weddings, corporate events, parties and other celebrations. Their music includes a mixture of traditional Irish and Scottish tunes, plus some Bluegrass and Appalachian music. They can also do a range of well known Irish songs and can play Rock and Roll too. This Ceilidh Band plays for weddings and other events in and around Staffordshire.

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The Ceilidh Band pages, above, list bands that are available in Staffordshire. People are occasionally unsure of the difference between a Ceilidh dance, a Barn dance & and a Hoedown. In case you're uncertain, to find out what style of dance band would be ideal for your wedding day or event in Staffordshire, click the link below:

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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: StaffordshireEnglish Barn Dance Bands: StaffordshireJazz Trios: Staffordshire
American Barn Dance Bands: StaffordshireFolk Solos And Duos: StaffordshireNew Year Party Bands: Staffordshire
Barn Dance Bands: StaffordshireFunction Bands: StaffordshireParty Bands: Staffordshire
Ceili and Barn Dances: StaffordshireHarps: StaffordshirePop Bands: Staffordshire
Ceremony Music For Weddings: StaffordshireHire Local Live Bands: StaffordshireScottish Ceilidh Bands: Staffordshire
Classical Duos: StaffordshireIrish Ceilidh Bands: StaffordshireString Quartets: Staffordshire
Classical Guitarists: StaffordshireJazz Bands: StaffordshireWedding Ceremony Songs: Staffordshire
Classical Music For Weddings: StaffordshireJazz Duos: StaffordshireWedding Entertainers: Staffordshire
Classical Pianists: StaffordshireJazz Guitarists: StaffordshireWedding Music Bands: Staffordshire
Classical Singers: StaffordshireJazz Pianists: StaffordshireWedding Songs: Staffordshire
Classical Solos Duos And Trios: StaffordshireJazz Quartets: StaffordshireWedding String Quartets: Staffordshire
Covers Bands: StaffordshireJazz Solos And Duos: StaffordshireWind Ensembles: Staffordshire

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