American Barn Dance Bands: Blackpool, Lancashire - for your Event
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The GM Band play music for all sorts of events and in venues such as hotels, restaurants and church halls. Bring a bit of the USA to Blackpool for a Hoedown with this American Barn Dance Band. 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.
Based on an English Barn Dance Band, they can also include American, Scottish and Irish if desired. Book this American Barn Dance Band for your cowboy hoedown in Blackpool. A traditional style 5 piece band comprising:
Mary – accordion, has played for several barn dance bands and Morris sides.
Paul – banjo. Trained on classical guitar, now plays melodeon and banjo. Musician and dancer, for a local Morris side for many years.
Rowanne – violin, young and talented, also plays alto sax.
Plays in several local youth bands.
Pete – guitar, new to folk, but high ... more
With a huge repertoire of music and dances from the British Isles, and America. An ideal American Barn Dance Band for a wedding or party hoedown in Blackpool. The band plays for all the main Ceilidh nights, namely Burns Night, St. Andrew's Day, St. Patrick's Day, New Years Eve, and Hoe Downs for American Independence Day. BBC Music Live Festival, broadcast on the BBC, been twice featured on Radio Merseyside's Folk Scene programme, as well as many other local radio stations around the country
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. Planning a Hoedown in Blackpool, then this American Barn Dance Band could be for you.
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
Since forming in 2001, this band have become firm favourites in their home area. They've played for weddings, corporate events, birthday parties, conferences, PTA hops and harvest festivals, and are used to fitting in with your existing arrangements. Bring a bit of the USA to Blackpool for a Hoedown with this American Barn Dance Band. If you and your guests have never been to a ceilidh, ceili, barn dance, hoe down, folk dance or whatever you want to call it before, don't worry! The caller is there to ensure that everyone has a good time. He or she will introduce the dances and m ... more
An all American Barn Dance Band, the LCS Band offers a great Hoedown evening, just right for the 21st century with swinging tunes and dances to everything from Johnny Cash to YMCA. The band perform both with callers as a "cowboy ceilidh"and without as a storming dance band. Book this American Barn Dance Band for your cowboy hoedown in Blackpool. Their high energy show mixes dynamic songs with traditional tunes, and country takes on modern classics. The dance callers bring people together - you'll find yourself laughing with strangers! For a total hoedown showd ... more
The LCS Band offers a great evening of music, just right for the 21st century with swinging tunes and dances to everything from Johnny Cash to YMCA. The band perform both with callers as a "cowboy ceilidh"and without as a storming dance band. An ideal American Barn Dance Band for a wedding or party hoedown in Blackpool. Their high energy show mixes dynamic songs with traditional tunes, and country takes on modern classics. For a total hoedown showdown the band come with a boxful of stetsons, barndance décor, top musicality and a great sense of fun!
The CF Band are a musically diverse 5 piece band who are gate-crashing the folk scene with a lively blend of traditional Irish, drinking songs, 3 part harmony and instrumentals. Planning a Hoedown in Blackpool, then this American Barn Dance Band could be for you. All the members are professional musicians active in many genres of the music industry performing in Classical orchestras to Jazz and World music groups. They all share a passion for Folk and Celtic music and formed the band in 2009 as an outlet for the music. Line-up includes Ange -Whistles / Vocals, Dave - Guitar / V ... 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. Bring a bit of the USA to Blackpool for a Hoedown with this American Barn Dance Band.
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 band plays lively folk music for English ceilidhs (also known as barn dances or English country dances), Scottish ceilidhs, Irish ceilis, and French and Swedish bals. Book this American Barn Dance Band for your cowboy hoedown in Blackpool. Combining traditional music with stomping rhythm, tight arrangements, singing and fun, they will infect all of your guests with an irresistible dancing itch! All dances are fully explained by a friendly, experienced caller, so no prior knowledge is required, you just have to be willing to get up and give it a try!