English Barn Dance Bands: the North West - for your Event
Live Music Booking Service for Your Party, Wedding or Event from - Midsummer Music - the music people
This is a lively ceilidh band available for all occasions including weddings,birthday parties, social functions and corporate events. The RT Ceilidh band supply fun entertainment and dancing which can be customised to your requirements and function. The band play all the classic dances, Gay Gordon's, Strip the Willow, Barn Dance, Grand Chain, St. Bernard's Waltz, Waves of Tory and many more. If you have a favourite just let themknow.
The GM Band play music for all sorts of events and in venues such as hotels, restaurants and church halls. You can hire this English Barn Dance Band for your dance in the North West. Their line up is fiddle/caller, guitar, and bass. Their caller is experienced in explaining the dances and then helping people through them. They usually start with very easy dances and then they get a bit more complex as the evening goes on. During any breaks, the band will play some tunes or sing a few songs.
A larger band is also available.
MW ceilidh band is a collaboration of accomplished folk musicians who have wide ranging experience. The band play a wide variety of tunes. They particularly enjoy playing music from North America and Québec but also play many traditional English, Scottish and Irish tunes. Although the emphasis is on folk dance tunes, they also include some listening tune sets between dances.
The MW band are available for any private function that wants a ceilidh (aka barn dance, hoe down, folk dance) includin ... more
The RT Band are an experienced ceilidh band who play venues throughout the North West of England. They play at folk festivals, parties, wedding receptions and other events. Planning a traditional English dance in the North West? Then this English Barn Dance Band could be for you.
As you are probably aware, the great advantage of folk dance for a party (or any other event) is that your guests need not know anything at all about folk dancing as the whole thing is explained by the caller and walked through once or twice beforehand.
The line up for this band consists of melodeon, fiddle, guitar, b ... more
The SK Band are a fiddle-led four-piece barn dance / ceilidh band and caller playing in a solidly 'British' style with an emphasis upon English tunes. The band members have a wealth of experience and have played together for seven years. Individually and collectively they bring great enthusiasm to country dance music which, when combined with their musical abilities, guarantees a successful, fun event. Bringing traditional music and dance to the North West with this English Barn Dance Band / Ceilidh Band. The band is especially sympathetic to the needs of clients and can be both flexible and accom ... more
The CJ Ceilidh Band are experienced musicians who have
played for many years and come highly recommended. You can hire this English Barn Dance Band for your dance in the North West. Having done various prestige functions and weddings over the years they can assure a good time for all.
The CJ Ceilidh Band have had bookings such as the Burns Club of London at the Russell Hotel; The Royal Scottish Association Concert/Dance at headquarters in Covent Garden; Burns Night Dinner/Dance Thistle Hotel in Manchester; Manchester City Hall
Mayor's Fund raiser; and Universit ... more
This three-piece band consists of Pete on piano, Philippa on fiddle and accordion, and Colin on whistles, flute, banjo and Spanish bagpipes (gaita). Between them they have many years' experience in playing for dancing. The band are joined by an expert caller for all their ceilidh gigs, so beginners and pro's alike can enjoy a range of set dances from around the world. An ideal English Barn Dance Band / Ceilidh Band for a wedding or party in the North West.
The MC Ceilidh Band is also available for many kinds of events and celebrations e.g. birthdays, wedding celebrations, proc ... more
The MN Barn Dance/ Ceilidh Band perform for a variety of occasions including weddings, birthdays, anniversaries, PTA, club, church and village events.
All the band members have many years of experience in playing for dancing. These events are fun and not intended to be serious! (you can have a laugh at your own mistakes). They perform with the same enthusiasm for both experienced dancers and novices. If you have never done it before, don't worry, they will be there to make it work for you. The ... more
The FP Band are a professional piano and violin (and flute/recorder) two-piece folk band - plus caller, who specialise in playing for social dance, Playford dances and balls, American contra and barn dances. Bringing traditional music and dance to the North West with this English Barn Dance Band / Ceilidh Band. The Band will make any event special, with a tailor-made programme of dances to suit your experience and occasion. This dynamic duo have been playing professionally for nearly a decade.
This Duo are also happy to offer a larger band adding more musicians as required.
The CF Band are a musically diverse 5 piece band who are gate-crashing the folk scene with a lively blend of traditional Irish, drinking songs, 3 part harmony and instrumentals. You can hire this English Barn Dance Band for your dance in the North West. All the members are professional musicians active in many genres of the music industry performing in Classical orchestras to Jazz and World music groups. They all share a passion for Folk and Celtic music and formed the band in 2009 as an outlet for the music. Line-up includes Ange -Whistles / Vocals, Dave - Guitar / V ... more