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Folk Groups in  Sunderland   

Find available folk groups in   Sunderland  on this web site of music groups

Use the drop down box to select  Sunderland  Folk Groups

This is just a selection of folk groups around the country. To find all our folk groups in   Sunderland  select your county from the drop down box to view the folk groups that play in your area.

 
Quotation and Booking - Interested in our folk groups in  Sunderland   

Send an email for a prompt, no obligation quotation. Want to discuss the musical options and alternatives for your special day? Phone or email us at Midsummer Music. We are here to help. To book us, email or phone, it's that simple.      

 

History is reflected in the words of many songs of many folk groups

   To A Haggis - Fair fa' your honest, sonsie face, - Great chieftain o' the Puddin-race! - Aboon them a' ye tak your place, - Painch, tripe, or thairm: - Weel are ye wordy of a grace - As lang's my arm - - 2. The groaning trencher there ye fill, - Your hurdies like a distant hill, - Your pin wad help to mend a mill - In time o' need, - While thro' your pores the dews distil - Like amber bead. - - - 3. His knife see Rustic-labour dight, - An' cut you up wi' ready slight, - Trenching your gushing entrails bright - Like onie ditch; - And then, O what a glorious sight, - Warm-reekin, rich! - - - 4. Then, horn for horn they stretch an' strive, - Deil tak the hindmost, on they drive, - Till a' their weel-swall'd kytes belyve - Are bent like drums; - Then auld Guidman, maist like to rive, - Bethankit hums.

 
 

Folk Groups - Quotations.      

Quotations about folk groups and their instruments crop up throughout literature. Here are some quotations:-

Let me play to you tunes without measureor end, ~ Tunes that are born to die without a herald, ~ As a flight of storks rises from a marsh, ~circles, And alights on the spot from which it rose. ~Hugh MacDiarmid

Live Music for Weddings, Parties & Corporate Events in  Sunderland   

Weddings - With one of our Folk Groups you can be confident that your special day will be made even more memorable with music and dancing that everyone can enjoy.

Hear online music from our folk groups

Parties & Corporate events - a Barn Dance Band will get everyone up and enjoying the evening

 
Folk Groups can have names steeped in history or simply 'off the wall'      

 

Old Swan Band ; One The Rum ; Peeping Tom ; Pepper in the Brandy ; Phoenix English Country Barn Dance Band ; Pigzear Ceilidh Band ; The Posh Band ; Pluck and Squeeze ; Pluck 'n' Squeeze Barn Dance and Ceilidh Band ; The Public Sector ; Rannygazoo ; Ran Tan Band ; Random ; Raw Material ; The RBB Band ;