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English Folk Dance Bands in  Ripon   

English Folk Dance Bands in the  Ripon  area for a great evening

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

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English Folk Dance Bands repertoire contains a wealth of heritage

   The Indian Queen ; The Jolly Coppersmith ; Durham’s Bull; Turkey Creek Hop; Sally Goodin; Four Feathers; Chicken in the Breadpan; The King of the Fairies ; The Lad with the Plaidie ; The Lady Of The Lake ; The Lamppost ; The Lark in the Clear Air; The Lark In The Morning ; The Lassie's Fancy ; Granny Does Your Dog Bite; Sailors Hornpipe; Dusty Ridge; Arkansas Traveler; Happy Hollow Hornpipe; The Leaking Bagpipe For: Indiana ; The Leaving of Liverpool ; The Lodge Road ; The Lucky Linslader ; The Maid Behind The Bar ; The Meeting of the Waters ; The Minstrel Boy ; Appalachian Fling; Flop-Eared Mule; Virginia Reel; Turkey in the Straw; Rocky Ground; The Minstrel Boy,; The Monaghan Jig ; The Mug of Brown Ale; The Muses ; The Naughty 'Noochie ; The New Year's Resolution ; The Old Grey Cat ; Sally Ann; Fair Haired Lassies; Temperance Reel; Paddy on the Turnpike; New Autumn; The Old Horned Sheep or The Humours Of Donnybrook ; The Ornithologist's Retreat ; The Pearl Wedding ; The Perfect Cure ; The Pinch of Snuff ; The Piper O' Dundee ; The Pleated Plaidie ; Indian Summer; Two Day Fling; B is for Bluegrass; Cajun Fiddling; Sweet Brown Eyed Girl; The Poker Party Polka ; The Polygon ;


What has been said about English Folk Dance Bands.      

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

The gentlemen in private meeting . . . played three, four and five parts with viols. . . and they esteemed a violin to be an instrument only belonging to a common fiddler, and could not endure that it should come among them for fear of making their meetings to be vain and fiddling. ~ Anthony Wood

Live Music for Weddings, Parties & Corporate Events in  Ripon   

Weddings - Everyone can enjoy an evening with one of our English Folk Dance Bands, from the children to the grandparents.

Hear and see our English folk dance bands, on our web site

Corporate & Parties - Whatever your corporate event or party is for, our talented English Folk Dance Bands will have the right music and dance for the occasion.

Here are just a few of the unusual names of English folk dance bands & other kinds of folk band      


Moondance ; Moves Afoot ; Mrs Widgery's Lodger ; Neck of the Wood ; New Victory Band ; Nightwatch ; Nothing Sacred ; The Oak Apple Band, ; ODE ; Off the Rails ; The Old Boys , the Derby Morrismen Ceilidh Band ; Old Hat Dance Band ; Old Hog ; The Old Peculiar Dance Band ; Old School Band. ;