Irish Ceilidh Bands: Yorkshire - for your Event
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This four piece Ceilidh band has a line up of Nicky on fiddle, Marie on Accordion and Michael who is the caller & concertina player. They have various guest musicians such as Helen (piano and fiddle), Paul (guitar and fiddle), Matt (guitar and saxophone) and Tom (mandolin and mandola) to give you all the drive to make your feet want to dance. The band perform Irish Ceilidh (ceili) for weddings in and around Yorkshire.
The band formed in 2005 and has now built up a well respected name in the ceilidh band circuit. The caller will explain everything you need to k ... more
The CS Ceilidh/ Barndance Band play an exciting and wide range of folk music from across the British Isles, Ireland and America and provide everything you need to ensure that your social event, fundraiser or celebration is relaxed and enjoyable for all. A great band for an Irish Ceilidh (ceili) on St Patrick's Day’s, or just to bring the flavour of Ireland to Yorkshire. They are all very experienced musicians who love playing together. They provide all the P.A. equipment and a caller to explain all the dances and they are happy to work with organisers to ensure that your event is tailored for you. The CS Band e ... more
Although basically an Irish Ceilidh Band, the BS Band can also include American, Scottish and English if desired.The band play traditional music, mostly celtic style, for ceilidhs at weddings, parties, universities, schools, fund-raisers and gatherings of all sorts. Yorkshire is within this band’s local area for Irish Ceilidh (ceili) .
The band line-up includes flutes and recorder/ guitar/ fiddle, cittern and banjo and the dance caller and MC. A larger band can be offered with the addition of flute/ guitar/fiddle.
At their dances there are usually some pe ... more
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 HS Ceilidh Band feature a dazzling array of instruments and superb musicians. A Ceilidh is a great way to celebrate a special occasion – it brings people together and are a great way to make a wedding, birthday, anniversary or retirement party a memorable and fun event – they can compere the event and even play special tunes like ‘Happy Birthday’, ‘Here Comes the Bride’ and ‘For He’s a Jolly Good Fellow’. The band perform Irish Ceilidh (ceili) for weddings in and around Yorkshire. The band says, "Gigs are vibrant and fun – but not for the faint of heart who don’t li ... more
Based on an English Barn Dance Band, they can also include American, Scottish and Irish if desired. A great band for an Irish Ceilidh (ceili) on St Patrick's Day’s, or just to bring the flavour of Ireland to Yorkshire. 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 group perform a full show, which focuses on traditional Irish dance & music. A concert performance consists of several choreographed dance numbers to live music, interspersed with occasional songs, set dances, solo dances, mouth music, instrumental solos & arranged group pieces of music. Yorkshire is within this band’s local area for Irish Ceilidh (ceili) .
The show is primarily aimed at festivals & theatres/arts centres and is subject to availability of the group members. Appearances include Broadstairs Folk Week (UK), Moor & Coast Festival (UK) a short t ... more
The PD Band have been playing for dances for many years. A professional trio they take a pride in providing good quality entertainment at weddings and party dances for all ages.
The band line-up includes melodeon, keyboard / guitar and bass/recorder. A lively band for an Irish Ceilidh (ceili) , to get a party in Yorkshire really going.
Jan, the caller offers most popular dances include traditional classics such as The Virginia Reel, Cumberland Square Eight and Strip the Willow - good for beginners. She also calls American contras and sung squares - and novelty dances su ... more
This experienced band normally comprises of three musicians and a caller with an instrumental line- up of Button Accordion with midi Bass; Fiddle, and Electronic Wind Synth; Piano Accordion; Caller and vocals. The band perform Irish Ceilidh (ceili) for weddings in and around Yorkshire. They play mainly Scottish, Irish and English music for dancing. They play Reels, Jigs, Hornpipes and Polkas and are happy to include Ballroom requests- Walzes, Foxtrots and Quicksteps.
They offer singing spots and music in - between to help you get your breath back and are happy t ... more
An all Scottish Ceilidh Band that can include Irish, English and American if you wish. The LD Ceilidh Band is a three-piece band comprising Piano Accordion, Fiddle and Double-bass and is perfect for a Wedding Ceilidh or a Barndance. A great band for an Irish Ceilidh (ceili) on St Patrick's Day’s, or just to bring the flavour of Ireland to Yorkshire. Two of its members are originally from Edinburgh so there is a strong Scottish flavour to the band’s sound, although the callers use a wide variety of dances from various traditions to keep any evening swinging along.