English Barn Dance Bands: South Wales - for your Event
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Based on an English Barn Dance Band, they can also include American, Scottish and Irish if desired. Bringing traditional music and dance to South Wales with this English Barn Dance Band / Ceilidh Band. Hear all the traditional barn dance tunes, dance all the dances, with the SR Band, including accordion, fiddle, bass and Sheila herself, the caller (+ guitar, percussion) ,– and what a lovely Geordie accent she has too! The band's emphasis is on having fun and they are happy to play for any event, from village socials, birthdays, anniversaries, weddings etc.
Smaller bands are also available.
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. You can hire this English Barn Dance Band for your dance in South Wales. 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. An ideal English Barn Dance Band / Ceilidh Band for a wedding or party in South Wales.
Instrumental line-up is traditional with fiddle, flute / piccolo (or accordion), guitar, bass. This high ... 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. Planning a traditional English dance in South Wales? Then this English Barn Dance Band could be for you. 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
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 South Wales 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 will do their absolute best to meet your specifications, and will include "special" tunes for you wherever possible. The band's caller will guide you ... 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. You can hire this English Barn Dance Band for your dance in South Wales.
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
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. An ideal English Barn Dance Band / Ceilidh Band for a wedding or party in South Wales. 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
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. Planning a traditional English dance in South Wales? Then this English Barn Dance Band could be for you.
The TB are a lively wedding & events ceilidh/barndance band. Bringing traditional music and dance to South Wales with this English Barn Dance Band / Ceilidh Band. Their musical genres range from traditional Irish, Scottish & English music; to popular Americana and modern Folk; plus re-imagined 'Live Lounge' style chart hits. The band consists of: Mandolin, Accordion, Guitar & Vocals; Acoustic/Electric Guitar, Vocals & Cajon Drum; Fiddle & Vocals. For larger events (especially weddings and festivals) they have a network of musicians, singers and callers who can add to their sound.
Their sets ar ... more
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 South Wales.
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