Irish Ceilidh Bands: Lancashire - for your Event
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This lively band need to be listened to to be fully appreciated. With a line-up of guitar, fiddle bass and vocals they would be an asset for any occasion. The band perform Irish Ceilidh (ceili) for weddings in and around Lancashire. Together they spread their musical wings very wide, encompassing jigs and reels from the British Isles to the gypsy dances of Hungary and Romania and the rhythm and blues from across the Atlantic.
The GM Band play music for all sorts of events and in venues such as hotels, restaurants and church halls. A great band for an Irish Ceilidh (ceili) on St Patrick's Day’s, or just to bring the flavour of Ireland to Lancashire. 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.
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
Based on an English Barn Dance Band, they can also include American, Scottish and Irish if desired. A lively band for an Irish Ceilidh (ceili) , to get a party in Lancashire really going. A 4 piece band comprising:
Mary – accordion, has played for several barn dance bands and Morris sides.
Paul – banjo and caller. Trained on classical guitar, now plays melodeon and banjo. Musician and dancer, for a local Morris side for many years.
Pete – guitar, new to folk, but highly experienced in other genres or Alistair on bass guitar and either Rowanne – Violin and Alto Sax or Emil ... more
The O S Band specialises in playing for ceilidhs, barn dances and hoedowns. The band's danceable and foot-tapping sound is based on a varied range of instruments - melodeon, banjo, bouzouki, mandolin, acoustic guitar, electric guitar and bass. The band perform Irish Ceilidh (ceili) for weddings in and around Lancashire.
The sole aim of an O S Band ceilidh is a good time for everybody. They can guarantee an enjoyable and fun-packed evening of jigs, reels, polkas, waltzes and hornpipes - a really good night for all generations!
They usually start the evening with eas ... more
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 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. Lancashire is within this band’s local area for Irish Ceilidh (ceili) .
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
If you want an exciting, energetic ceilidh , then this is the band for you. The ceilidh band play an exciting blend of Disco, Reggae, Ska, Bhangra and more alongside Irish, English and European folk tunes played by some of the North West’s finest. This band is destined to make people smile with their driving beats and memorable melodies. Accessible dances, expertly called. A lively band for an Irish Ceilidh (ceili) , to get a party in Lancashire really going. The PG Band will go down brilliantly at weddings, celebrations, festivals, corporate and other events, with a dance cal ... more
Based on an Irish Ceilidh Band, they can also include Scottish, English, CelticRock , Country and Rock&Roll if desired. The Band are a professional four piece Irish Band offering a fantastic and lively range of Irish music. The band perform Irish Ceilidh (ceili) for weddings in and around Lancashire. They are all professional musicians who came together about 5 years ago to form one of the most vibrant and lively bands on the Irish music scene today.
They also specialise in Ceilidhs and can offer all types of Ceilidh, whether you want to have an Irish, Scottish or ... more
An extension of their top Irish band (The WJ Band ref:4206.1), they are joined by experienced callers like Roger Newton, Fred Lloyd and Geoff Miller, who go together to form the MG Ceilidh Band. A great band for an Irish Ceilidh (ceili) on St Patrick's Day’s, or just to bring the flavour of Ireland to Lancashire.
The ceilidh band play a mix of Irish, Scottish and English tunes to accompany a mix of traditional dances to suit both beginners and experts alike.
Between the breaks, you are entertained with some of the bands extensive repertoire of great songs.