American Barn Dance Bands: Northern England, England - for your Event
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Based on an English Barn Dance Band, they can also include American, Scottish and Irish if desired. Bring a bit of the USA to Northern England for a Hoedown with this American Barn Dance Band. 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
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. Book this American Barn Dance Band for your cowboy hoedown in Northern England.
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
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. An ideal American Barn Dance Band for a wedding or party hoedown in Northern England. 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
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 Northern England, 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.
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. Bring a bit of the USA to Northern England for a Hoedown with this American Barn Dance Band. 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 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. Book this American Barn Dance Band for your cowboy hoedown in Northern England. 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
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 Northern England. 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 Northern England, 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
Based on an Irish Session Band, they can also include American and English if desired. The band have gone through a number of line-up changes since its inception in 2005 with the current line-up having been together for two years. Bring a bit of the USA to Northern England for a Hoedown with this American Barn Dance Band. Between them they play banjo, guitar, piano accordion, violin, mandolin, bodhran, penny whistle and keyboard with additional percussive input from cymbal and tambourine.
The band enjoys playing a mix of Irish, English and American folk songs and has earned a reputa ... 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 Northern England. 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!