American Barn Dance Bands: Greater Manchester, the North West - for your Event
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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. Bring a bit of the USA to Greater Manchester for a Hoedown with this American Barn Dance Band.
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
The WP Ceilidh/ Barn Dance Band play traditional music including :-
. The band has appeared on national television whilst performing at the Beverly Folk Festival. Book this American Barn Dance Band for your cowboy hoedown in Greater Manchester. The band has also performed at premier dance venues such as Poynton, Wigan, Mythenroyd and many more. They play regularly for Weddings, Fundraising Events and other functions.
Based on an English Barn Dance Band, they can also include American, Scottish and Irish if desired. An ideal American Barn Dance Band for a wedding or party hoedown in Greater Manchester. 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
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 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. Bring a bit of the USA to Greater Manchester for a Hoedown with this American Barn Dance Band. 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!
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 Greater Manchester. 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 GM Band play music for all sorts of events and in venues such as hotels, restaurants and church halls. An ideal American Barn Dance Band for a wedding or party hoedown in Greater Manchester. 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.
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 Greater Manchester, 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
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. Bring a bit of the USA to Greater Manchester for a Hoedown with this American Barn Dance Band.
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
With a huge repertoire of music and dances from the British Isles, and America. Book this American Barn Dance Band for your cowboy hoedown in Greater Manchester. 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