American Barn Dance Bands: Macclesfield, Cheshire - for your Event
Live Music Booking Service for Your Party, Wedding or Event from - Midsummer Music - the music people
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 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. Book this American Barn Dance Band for your cowboy hoedown in Macclesfield. 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 FP Band are a professional piano and violin (and flute/recorder) two-piece folk band - plus caller, who specialise in playing for social dance, Playford dances and balls, American contra and barn dances. An ideal American Barn Dance Band for a wedding or party hoedown in Macclesfield. The Band will make any event special, with a tailor-made programme of dances to suit your experience and occasion. This dynamic duo have been playing professionally for nearly a decade.
This Duo are also happy to offer a larger band adding more musicians as required.
The WP Ceilidh/ Barn Dance Band play traditional music including :-
. The band has appeared on national television whilst performing at the Beverly Folk Festival. Planning a Hoedown in Macclesfield, then this American Barn Dance Band could be for you. 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.
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 Macclesfield 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
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. Book this American Barn Dance Band for your cowboy hoedown in Macclesfield.
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
This experienced band normally comprises of three musicians and a caller with an instrumental line- up of Button Accordion with midi Bass; Fiddle, and Electronic Wind Synth; Piano Accordion; Caller and vocals. An ideal American Barn Dance Band for a wedding or party hoedown in Macclesfield. They play mainly Scottish, Irish and English music for dancing. They play Reels, Jigs, Hornpipes and Polkas and are happy to include Ballroom requests- Walzes, Foxtrots and Quicksteps.
They offer singing spots and music in - between to help you get your breath back and are happy t ... more
An all Scottish Ceilidh Band that can include Irish, English and American if you wish. The LD Ceilidh Band is a three-piece band comprising Piano Accordion, Fiddle and Double-bass and is perfect for a Wedding Ceilidh or a Barndance. Planning a Hoedown in Macclesfield, then this American Barn Dance Band could be for you. Two of its members are originally from Edinburgh so there is a strong Scottish flavour to the band’s sound, although the callers use a wide variety of dances from various traditions to keep any evening swinging along.
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. Bring a bit of the USA to Macclesfield for a Hoedown with this American Barn Dance Band. 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!
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 Macclesfield. 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