English Barn Dance Bands: Oxfordshire - for your Event

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The RH Ceilidh/ Barn Dance Band in Oxfordshire
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The RH Ceilidh/ Barndance Band are an enthusiastic and friendly band, with a very sympathetic and experienced Caller. They excel at club barn dances, birthday parties, WI evenings and weddings. Bringing traditional music and dance to Oxfordshire with this English Barn Dance Band / Ceilidh Band. The band play regularly for Isis Canoe Club in Oxford, to which some of their members belong and love their enthusiasm and energy which they bring to the dancing. However they are very happy to adopt a more relaxed tempo at any venues when required. The band offer a selection of tunes from England, Irel ... more


The RJ Barn Dance / Ceilidh Band in Oxfordshire
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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. You can hire this English Barn Dance Band for your dance in Oxfordshire.

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 PS Ceilidh Band in Oxfordshire
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£620 - £760
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A barn dance or ceilidh needs a good caller and appropriate live music. This band's caller, Irene, has a lifetime of experience in dancing and knows how to put over the fun elements of dancing. Her clear instruction makes everyone feel comfortable, from complete beginners to experts, both young and old. The band is made up from hand picked, very experienced, musicians, with a vast repertoire of tunes which are selected on the night (or afternoon) to suit the particular requirements of your even ... more


The TN Band Dance & Ceilidh Bands in Oxfordshire
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£570 - £830
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The TN Band is an increasingly popular barn dance and ceilidh band, which offers lively dance tunes which get your feet tapping from the moment they start playing. Planning a traditional English dance in Oxfordshire? Then this English Barn Dance Band could be for you. Their experienced caller will lead you through the dances, with a style which engages with young and old. Their music is a well balanced mixture of traditional English, Irish, Scottish and American Old Time country dance tunes, some well known and others unique to the band.


The CW Ceilidh/ Barndance Band in Oxfordshire
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£680 - £840
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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. Driving rhythms and solid musicianship provides a background to lively but accessible dancing. Bringing traditional music and dance to Oxfordshire with this English Barn Dance Band / Ceilidh Band. 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 CZ Barn Dance/Ceilidh Band in Oxfordshire
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£420 - £530
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This band can offer Irish, Scottish, English, American Barn Dance & Ceilidh. You can hire this English Barn Dance Band for your dance in Oxfordshire. 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 Barn Dance / Ceilidh Band in Oxfordshire
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£540 - £680
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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 English Barn Dance Band / Ceilidh Band for a wedding or party in Oxfordshire. 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 BD Barn Dance / Ceilidh Band in Oxfordshire
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£760 - £930
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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. Planning a traditional English dance in Oxfordshire? Then this English Barn Dance Band could be for you. 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 RR Ceilidh Band in Oxfordshire
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£450 - £560
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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. Bringing traditional music and dance to Oxfordshire with this English Barn Dance Band / Ceilidh Band.


The DR Folk Band in Oxfordshire
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£240 - £570
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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. You can hire this English Barn Dance Band for your dance in Oxfordshire. 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

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More about English Barn Dance Bands

The English Barn Dance Band pages list bands that are available in Oxfordshire. 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 Oxfordshire, click on the link below:

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About Oxfordshire

Oxfordshire's boundaries form a very irregular shape. The centre of the county is just seven miles from Berkshire and Buckinghamshire, yet the northern part of Oxfordshire sees its diameter being 38 miles and its greatest length being 48 miles. Oxfordshire has five principle rivers, being the Thame, Isis, Cherwell, Evenlode and Windrush. The confluence of the Thame and the Isis form the River Thames. The principle manufacturing industries of Oxfordshire have included blankets at Witney, shag at Banbury, and gloves and polished steel at Woodstock. Other industries included lace making and woolspinning. Entering the second millennium, Oxfordshire is gaining a reputation for high-tech business and state-of-the-art science, earning Oxford the new name of The Silicon Spires, in addition to its traditional name of The Dreaming Spires. The county also has a strong agricultural background including cattle and sheep farming, and crops including corn, grass, and in the latter part of the 20th century rapeseed oil and linen. Oxford, the county town, has long been world-famous as a seat of learning with its well respected Oxford University.

The university city of Oxford lies at the centre of Oxfordshire, acts as a focus for musical excellence. The music departments of the university together with the city's plethora of churches ensures that there are always musicians in plenty in and around Oxfordshire and the Cotswolds. With a wealthy university city and the Cotswolds being a select commuting area for London party bands , function bands & covers bands area always in demand. Some excellent jazz bands are resident in Oxfordshire, and others travel from London to perform. Oxfordshire is also a farming county, so barn dance bands are always performing both in the villages and through the university folk culture. The hundreds of year's of cultural influence from the university colleges in Oxford has bread an excellence in music in the area. See string quartets in oxfordshire Jazz is another intellectual music form, so again a strong jazz influence: jazz bands in oxfordshire All the traditional universities have strong folk societies which feed into the region: And the villages and farming communities also keep the traditions alive:

Other types of music

All Female String Quartets: OxfordshireFolk Solos And Duos: OxfordshireLive Ceremony Music For Weddings: Oxfordshire
American Barn Dance Bands: OxfordshireFunction Bands: OxfordshireNew Year Party Bands: Oxfordshire
Barn Dance Bands: OxfordshireHarps: OxfordshireParty Bands: Oxfordshire
Ceili and Barn Dances: OxfordshireHire Local Live Bands: OxfordshirePop Bands: Oxfordshire
Ceilidh Bands: OxfordshireIrish Ceilidh Bands: OxfordshireScottish Ceilidh Bands: Oxfordshire
Classical Duos: OxfordshireJazz Bands: OxfordshireString Quartets: Oxfordshire
Classical Guitarists: OxfordshireJazz Duos: OxfordshireWedding Ceremony Songs: Oxfordshire
Classical Music For Weddings: OxfordshireJazz Guitarists: OxfordshireWedding Entertainers: Oxfordshire
Classical Pianists: OxfordshireJazz Pianists: OxfordshireWedding Music Bands: Oxfordshire
Classical Singers: OxfordshireJazz Quartets: OxfordshireWedding Songs: Oxfordshire
Classical Solos Duos And Trios: OxfordshireJazz Solos And Duos: OxfordshireWedding String Quartets: Oxfordshire
Covers Bands: OxfordshireJazz Trios: OxfordshireWind Ensembles: Oxfordshire

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