English Barn Dance Bands: Gloucestershire - for your Event
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This band is a three piece outfit who can perform for a range of functions, including weddings, corporate hospitality, clubs, anniversaries etc. Bringing traditional music and dance to Gloucestershire with this English Barn Dance Band / Ceilidh Band. 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 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. You can hire this English Barn Dance Band for your dance in Gloucestershire. 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
This band can offer Irish, Scottish, English, American, Scandinavian Barn Dance & Ceilidh plus Klezmer. The JF Band specialise in providing the perfect entertainment for functions such as weddings, parties, anniversaries, corporate functions and more. An ideal English Barn Dance Band / Ceilidh Band for a wedding or party in Gloucestershire. They are flexible in catering for any specific requests such as specific dances and we are always happy to discuss your requirements.
The JF Band play music from a mixture of countries; mainly England, Scotland and Ireland but also some from Sw ... more
The DR Folk Band play at a wide variety of events, and play beautiful music to suit the occasion. This could be gentle harp and flute music from Wales or Ireland, or lively jigs and reels from Scotland, USA and elsewhere played on fiddle, flute, guitar and bass. Planning a traditional English dance in Gloucestershire? Then this English Barn Dance Band could be for you. They sing a selection of melodious folk songs, accompanied by flute, harp or guitar.
The DR Band play at the top folk festivals – Sidmouth, Whitby, Broadstairs year after year, and for several ‘Playford (Jane Eyre type) Balls’ e.g Ca ... 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. Bringing traditional music and dance to Gloucestershire with this English Barn Dance Band / Ceilidh Band.
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
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. You can hire this English Barn Dance Band for your dance in Gloucestershire. 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
A period English Country Dance Band. (Ceilidh or Barndance of the time.) Experience the music and dances that would have been familiar to Thomas Hardy and the characters he encapsulated in his novels and poetry. An ideal English Barn Dance Band / Ceilidh Band for a wedding or party in Gloucestershire. At one time Thomas Hardy thought of himself primarily as a musician and fiddle player, playing in village and church bands, and producing his collections of English traditional music. The well known tune ‘Dribbles of Brandy’, ‘Tink a Tink’ and ‘The Triumph’ were all found in Hardy’s man ... more
Be traditionally English with the Hullubaloo Band. Jigs, Reels & Hornpipes from the West Country to Nothumbria played in true English style. Whether you call it a Ceilidh, Barn Dance or English Country Dance, is up to you. What it definitely is, is an evening of fun! The caller will guide you through the dances and make the evening accessible to everyone, regardless of experience or age. Planning a traditional English dance in Gloucestershire? Then this English Barn Dance Band could be for you.
Instrumental line-up is traditional with fiddle, flute / piccolo (or accordion), guitar, bass. This high ... more
This band can offer Irish, Scottish, English, American Barn Dance & Ceilidh. Bringing traditional music and dance to Gloucestershire with this English Barn Dance Band / Ceilidh Band. Ceilidhs and barn dances are a great excuses to share some powerful, exciting music with your friends and enjoy a fun-filled time on the dance floor! You really don't need any experience - this band's caller will simply teach you all you need to know. It's the ideal entertainment for parties and weddings - getting everyone involved.
The CZ Band is a 2-piece barn dance and ceilidh band, playing accordion, keyboard ... 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. You can hire this English Barn Dance Band for your dance in Gloucestershire. 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