Ceilidh Bands: Stroud, Gloucestershire - for your Event
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Tomfoolery are a ceilidh and barn dance band for all occasions. The band are all professional musicians in their own right. Stroud is within this Ceilidh Band’s local area for dances. They specialise in great music, fun dances and clear instructions - so even if you're ceilidh novices, everyone can join in! They cover the full spectrum of traditional ceilidh music, from Irish reels to American square dances - via traditional Scottish dances like Strip The Willow and the Gay Gordons - and everything in between.
This band is a three piece outfit who can perform for a range of functions, including weddings, corporate hospitality, clubs, anniversaries etc. This Ceilidh Band plays for weddings and other events in and around Stroud. Between them they play an impressive array of acoustic instruments including fiddle, mandolin, banjo, button accordion, guitar, double bass, bass guitar, flute, bodhran, bouzouki and vocals!
The band believe it to be really important to give a quality service to match the customer's specification. If there is a "special" tune wanted, then the band ... more
An all Irish Ceilidh Band, this experienced band capture the dynamic flow that is the essence of traditional Irish music and dance. The Ceilidh Band regularly play for functions in Stroud. The fiddler has performed with Irish dance teams at the Sidmouth and Monaco folk festivals, but the band are equally at home playing for weddings and parties, with the caller guiding even the most inexperienced dancers through Ceilidh dances that everyone can enjoy, from small children to great grandparents. If your party includes any experience step dancers, we wo ... more
A traditional Scottish Ceilidh Band playing not only the well know Scottish favourites for the dancing, but interspersing with Strathsepys, the Music of Scott Skinner & the tunes of the Shetland Isles. This is the 3 piece line up of the band. An ideal Ceilidh Band for a wedding or party in Stroud. Derek (fiddle) lived in Strathaven for 15 years, and has played for Scottish Demonstration dances at international folk festivals here and abroad. One of the Strathspeys performed was written for Esther’s (flute / piccolo / piano / caller – isn’t she so ... more
This is the 3 piece including caller lineup of Ringerike (4 & 5 piece available). They play a huge range of folk music for both listening and dancing to. They are no ordinary folk band. As classically trained musicians, they "put the music" into folk. Stroud is within this Ceilidh Band’s local area for dances. With such a wide repertoire they can put on specific Irish, or Scottish events, or play a wide range of national and international music.
You define the style of event you want - folk music ranges from some of the most moving and lyrical music ... more
Based on a Scottish Ceilidh Band, they can also include American, Irish and English if desired. The SW Band are great entertainers playing infectious Celtic tunes and songs, treating every event as the party of the year. The band quoted here (3 piece including caller) is just one line-up of their flexible band. This Ceilidh Band plays for weddings and other events in and around Stroud.
Their charismatic caller, 'Miss Dixie', calls dances enjoyable for all ages and abilities, to ensure everyone has a fun time, even those with 2 left feet!
Weddings, Burns Night ... more
An experienced Ceilidh and Barndance band for gigs throughout the South and Southwest of England, The CW Ceilidh Band is a force to be reckoned with. Driving rhythms and solid musicianship provides a background to lively but accessible dancing. The Ceilidh Band regularly play for functions in Stroud. Their caller has experience of working with people of any level ensuring that anyone can have a go – even those who have never danced before! They will have you dancing Circassian Circle, Strip the Willow, Snowball, Dashing White Sergeant in the twinkli ... more
The CW Band usually comprises Maggie, David and Jenny, playing fiddle, accordion, keyboard and recorder, but they can provide more or less musicians as required. They have over 70 years experience of music making between them, and a similar time spent on the dance floor learning to appreciate good dance sound. An ideal Ceilidh Band for a wedding or party in Stroud. The band play for ceilidhs, hoe-downs and barn dances at weddings, parties and clubs throughout the Midlands.
They play regularly at the country's top folk dance clubs and festivals, i ... more
The Water Boatmen are a traditional ceilidh and barn dance band, playing music that will get your feet a-tapping and your toes a-twitching! Their music comes from all parts of the United Kingdom, including Scottish Ceilidh and English Barn Dance. Stroud is within this Ceilidh Band’s local area for dances. They have a friendly caller who is happy to tailor dances on the night to suit your schedule and your dancers. They are a three piece band (plus caller) and they've played just about everywhere, for just about every type of occasion!
This is a lively folk rock, celtic, roots and ceilidh band, playing pubs, festivals and private parties across the UK. As a ceilidh band, they specialises in lively jigs and reels complete with a caller, interspersed with upbeat traditional folk music and contemporary, original material. Not your average, twee ceilidh band! Just take a listen. This Ceilidh Band plays for weddings and other events in and around Stroud.