English Barn Dance Bands: Hampshire - for your Event

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The WS Ceilidh / Barn Dance Band in Hampshire
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£510 - £630
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This ceilidh band have experience in entertaining at all types of function - club/works socials, wedding receptions, fund raisers etc. and have played in venues both small and large - village halls with under a 100 guests to the Bournemouth International Centre for 2,000+ . Bringing traditional music and dance to Hampshire with this English Barn Dance Band / Ceilidh Band.

The band's line-up is Mike on accordion, John on acoustic guitar, and Luke on percussion, plus their caller.

If you want a fun evening that all will enjoy, then a barn dance is a great way to provide it. This band's c ... more


The RR Ceilidh / Barn Dance Band in Hampshire
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£450 - £570
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The RR Band play a mix of traditional folk tunes and original compositions, collected from around the world.

Well known in the South of England, they have played at local festivals, regional ceilidhs and many smaller private events. You can hire this English Barn Dance Band for your dance in Hampshire.
With a solid driving rhythm section and vibrant melodies, the RR Band will give you a reason to dance!

The band line up includes accordion, fiddle, guitar, drums and caller.


The FD Ceilidh/ Barndance Band in Hampshire
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£670 - £840
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The FD ceilidh band offers a 4 piece plus caller, flexible instrumental lineup. An ideal English Barn Dance Band / Ceilidh Band for a wedding or party in Hampshire. They bring their own energetic, innovative style to folk music and dance, making for a unique ceilidh experience! Over the last two years they have played in countless sessions and ceilidhs with the society, learning new tunes together and arranging sets in original ways. Now playing as a standalone band, they continue to build on that background, creating more personalised sets and arrangements, and making each p ... more


The RJ Barn Dance / Ceilidh Band in Hampshire
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£570 - £760
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Based on an English Barn Dance Band, this is a lively and enthusiastic band with over 20 years experience of running barn dances. When they're not playing for you, they're singing, playing and dancing to traditional music with their friends. Planning a traditional English dance in Hampshire? Then this English Barn Dance Band could be for you.

Between them the band play an assortment of instruments; including piano, fiddle, melodeon and hammered dulcimer. Their caller will make sure that everything is clearly explained so that everyone can join in and have a good time. Whenever possible the ... more


The SM Barn Dance/ Ceilidh Band in Hampshire
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£540 - £680
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The SM Ceilidh Band are a versatile combination of vocalists and musicians who draw from the huge repertoire of popular folk music from the UK as well as other countries.

They are very experienced at providing tunes for barn dances, as well as St Patrick's night, Burn's night and any other similar event requiring authentic music played with verve. Bringing traditional music and dance to Hampshire with this English Barn Dance Band / Ceilidh Band.

For Dances, They will usually work with a 'Caller' who will guide the audience through the steps before, and during, each dance. They play reg ... more


The CW Ceilidh/ Barndance Band in Hampshire
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£770 - £960
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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. You can hire this English Barn Dance Band for your dance in Hampshire. Driving rhythms and solid musicianship provides a background to lively but accessible dancing. 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 twin ... more


The LY Barn Dance /Ceilidh Band in Hampshire
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£570 - £790
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Basically an English Barn Dance Band, the LY Band can also include American and Irish if desired.The Band are a bunch of brilliant musicians, three of whom have been playing and calling for barn dances for over 15 years. An ideal English Barn Dance Band / Ceilidh Band for a wedding or party in Hampshire. With three out of the five having been classically trained, there's nothing folksy about this band; nor are they staid and stuffy.

A good time for all, especially the dancers is the name of the game, all done to an irresistible foot-tapping beat. It's worth coming along to ... more


The SP Ceilidh/ Barn Dance Band in Hampshire
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£660 - £940
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This band are a great option for any social event - with their lively music and great caller they offer a great evening for all age groups. The music is cheerful and lively, and the basic steps are taught and can be learned easily; a walk through is usually provided for new dancers before the start of each dance. Planning a traditional English dance in Hampshire? Then this English Barn Dance Band could be for you.

Line up is composed of Accordion+Caller /Fiddle/whistle/harp, Guitar/Mandolin and Bodhran.

A smaller band is also available.


The RG Ceilidh / Barn Dance Band in Hampshire
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£560 - £720
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Covering English, Scottish, Irish Ceilidh & Barn Dance, the RG band are a unique “not-so-traditional” Barn Dance Band. Bringing traditional music and dance to Hampshire with this English Barn Dance Band / Ceilidh Band. Merging traditional folk music with modern rock, they bring barn dancing to the 21st century. They play traditional tunes but use modern instruments to give the music a strong beat to help get you up and dancing. Planning a Wedding, Birthday Party or Fund Raiser? Why not try a Barn Dance or Ceilidh?

The band use top-flight callers with the basic aim of making mixed age famil ... more


The SB Ceilidh/ Barn Dance Band in Hampshire
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£570 - £760
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The SB Ceilidh Band is a lively Irish folk band playing a mixture of traditional Irish and Scottish tunes and folk songs bought together with their own style, bounciness and ideas; along with some shanties for good measure and party 'classics' from Proclaimers and Rembrants, to The Beatles and Bryan Adams. You can hire this English Barn Dance Band for your dance in Hampshire.
The usual line up is guitar, fiddle and bass (plus caller) , but they also have on hand some of the best stand in musicians who can add accordion, penny whistle or even saxophone. Perfect fo ... more

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More about English Barn Dance Bands

The English Barn Dance Band pages list bands that are available in Hampshire. People often get confused by what is different about a Ceilidh dance, Barn dance or Hoedown. Barn Dance or Country Dance is the English terminology for basically the same kind of event, but with some specifically English tunes and dances, though many tunes and dances are claimed by a number of countries. If you are unsure, identify what kind of dance band would be suitable for your wedding day or celebration in Hampshire, click on the link below:

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Towns, cities and regions, such as Hampshire have an influence on the style of music, whether it is the 'English Countryside' feel of Vaughan Williams, the strength of Elgar's Victorian Malvern, or the skirl of Northumbrian Pipe tune.

About Hampshire

Hampshire has the most variety and woodland of the three counties of ancient Wessex. The Test Valley is a beautiful area in north west Hampshire surrounding the busy market towns of Andover, Stockbridge and Romsey. The river Test, well known for it's superb angling and clean waters, meanders through peaceful countryside and picturesque villages. The area is very close to the city of Winchester and it's magnificent cathedral.

The naval past and present of coastal Hampshire has ensured a strong body of excellent and versatile musicians from the military band schools. All bandsmen have to be skilled not only in military music, but play several instruments to the highest standard, and developing the musical versatility to play classical music, put on ceilidhs, provide jazz bands and even end up a days performance playing in a function band.

Other types of music

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American Barn Dance Bands: HampshireFunction Bands: HampshireNew Year Party Bands: Hampshire
Barn Dance Bands: HampshireHarps: HampshireParty Bands: Hampshire
Ceili and Barn Dances: HampshireHire Local Live Bands: HampshirePop Bands: Hampshire
Ceilidh Bands: HampshireIrish Ceilidh Bands: HampshireScottish Ceilidh Bands: Hampshire
Classical Duos: HampshireJazz Bands: HampshireString Quartets: Hampshire
Classical Guitarists: HampshireJazz Duos: HampshireWedding Ceremony Songs: Hampshire
Classical Music For Weddings: HampshireJazz Guitarists: HampshireWedding Entertainers: Hampshire
Classical Pianists: HampshireJazz Pianists: HampshireWedding Music Bands: Hampshire
Classical Singers: HampshireJazz Quartets: HampshireWedding Songs: Hampshire
Classical Solos Duos And Trios: HampshireJazz Solos And Duos: HampshireWedding String Quartets: Hampshire
Covers Bands: HampshireJazz Trios: HampshireWind Ensembles: Hampshire

Other Locations where our musicians play:

English Barn Dance Bands: Aldershot, HampshireEnglish Barn Dance Bands: GloucestershireEnglish Barn Dance Bands: Suffolk
English Barn Dance Bands: AldridgeEnglish Barn Dance Bands: HerefordshireEnglish Barn Dance Bands: Surrey
English Barn Dance Bands: Alton, HampshireEnglish Barn Dance Bands: HertfordshireEnglish Barn Dance Bands: Sussex
English Barn Dance Bands: Andover, HampshireEnglish Barn Dance Bands: HuntingdonshireEnglish Barn Dance Bands: the East Midlands
English Barn Dance Bands: Basingstoke, HampshireEnglish Barn Dance Bands: KentEnglish Barn Dance Bands: the East of England
English Barn Dance Bands: BedfordshireEnglish Barn Dance Bands: LancashireEnglish Barn Dance Bands: the Isle of Wight, Hampshire
English Barn Dance Bands: BerkshireEnglish Barn Dance Bands: LeicestershireEnglish Barn Dance Bands: the New Forest, Hampshire
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