Folk Groups in The UK :- about Venues
Find available folk groups in The UK on this web site of music groups
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Here's a few of our folk groups across the UK. To find the folk groups in The UK select your county from the drop down box. This will show all of our folk groups that play in your area.
What kind of venues have we played at?
We have played at a wide range of venues, from Stately Homes to Private Homes, from Churches to Gardens, from Theme settings to marquees. Each has its own considerations when performing music.
What to consider about music and the venue
The acoustics of a venue has a major influence of the way music is performed and the positioning of the musicians for best effect. Classical music is normally played un-amplified. With good acoustics, almost anything is possible. With less than ideal acou
For example, when playing outdoors with a string quartet, it is often best to position the musicians close to a sound reflecting outside wall, or on a raised part of the garden. In a marquee, the musicians should be positioned as central to the guests as
The number of guests expected can influence the choice of group. A classical guitarist or a duo may work with a relatively small number of guests, whilst a quartet can cater from 6 to 200 people.
Jazz & Folk bands usually employ amplification, meaning that sound absorbing acoustics are less critical. however, the opposite can be a problem. Very sound reflective halls can make it difficult to hear music and callers, when guests are dancing and laug
With so many things to consider, enlist the expertise of Midsummer Music to discuss and suggest options. But first, why not go to our database of music and musicians to see & hear what we have to offer.