American Barn Dance Bands: Reading, Berkshire - for your Event
Live Music Booking Service for Your Party, Wedding or Event from - Midsummer Music - the music people
Based on an English Barn Dance Band, this is a lively and enthusiastic band with over 20 years experience of running barn dances. When they're not playing for you, they're singing, playing and dancing to traditional music with their friends. Bring a bit of the USA to Reading for a Hoedown with this American Barn Dance Band.
Between them the band play an assortment of instruments; including piano, fiddle, melodeon and hammered dulcimer. Their caller will make sure that everything is clearly explained so that everyone can join in and have a good time. Whenever possible the ... more
Basically an English Barn Dance Band, the LY Band can also include American and Irish if desired.The Band are a bunch of brilliant musicians, three of whom have been playing and calling for barn dances for over 15 years. Book this American Barn Dance Band for your cowboy hoedown in Reading. With three out of the five having been classically trained, there's nothing folksy about this band; nor are they staid and stuffy.
A good time for all, especially the dancers is the name of the game, all done to an irresistible foot-tapping beat. It's worth coming along to ... more
An all American Barn Dance Band, the AV Band play old-time music from the Appalachian mountains of the American South-East: generally from Virginia, West Virginia and North Carolina but also specifically from the Virginia Highlands which range across the boundaries of North Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia. An ideal American Barn Dance Band for a wedding or party hoedown in Reading. They also dabble on the fringes of bluegrass, gospel, Southern Harmony and the melting pot of Americana found in the South East with it's influences from the mountains, flat lands of the Car ... more
This band play a broad range of British traditional tunes as well as some from, Europe, the USA and Israel. The band works with excellent callers and is noted for its lively and energetic style. Planning a Hoedown in Reading, then this American Barn Dance Band could be for you. This band has a multi-instrument line-up utilising accordion, harp, fiddle, bass, mandolin, guitar and hammered dulcimer.
The band play regularly for weddings, parties and corporate events.
The Band are in the front rank of the bands on the English Ceilidh scene. Evolving out of the country dances of the British Isles, Europe and America, the style of dancing is typified by its exuberance and their music has all the energy and style that it takes to fill a floor with hundreds of delighted - if somewhat sweaty - dancers. Bring a bit of the USA to Reading for a Hoedown with this American Barn Dance Band.
The Band are a favourite attraction at dance clubs and regularly bring their exciting music to major folk festivals including Sidmouth, Towersey, Warwick, Whit ... more
The Band is an experienced barn dance / ceilidh band. The Band has a flexible line-up, drawn from the membership of top Festival dance band, The GS Ceilidh Band. Book this American Barn Dance Band for your cowboy hoedown in Reading.
The five-piece line-up (The GS Ceilidh Band) is often too much for smaller local events where space for the band, time to set up, and perhaps money, are at a premium. The CS band offer a first class alternative. With just three of the musicians plus caller, and a small, quickly assembled PA system, they offer a great option and cou ... more
The TN Band is an increasingly popular barn dance and ceilidh band, which offers lively dance tunes which get your feet tapping from the moment they start playing. An ideal American Barn Dance Band for a wedding or party hoedown in Reading. Their experienced caller will lead you through the dances, with a style which engages with young and old. Their music is a well balanced mixture of traditional English, Irish, Scottish and American Old Time country dance tunes, some well known and others unique to the band.
The AQ Band are an experienced and fun ceilidh band. Between them they have played at venues from the Albert Hall to the village hall both at home and abroad. Events include
Scottish - Marriott Grosvenor Square Burns Night, St Georges Hill Tennis Club Burns Night, British Chamber of Commerce Latvia Burns Night
Irish - Box Hill School St Patricks Night, Trafalgar Square Irish Festival stage
General - Glastonbury, Brighton Festival, Cite de la Musique Paris, Celebrity Weddings, Folk Prom Alber ... more
This band can offer all Scottish Ceilidh, Irish Ceili or a mixture together with American & English. This experienced band play Irish, Scottish, English and American songs and tunes, although they can concentrate on one particular style if preferred. They play as 3 or 4 piece + caller. Bring a bit of the USA to Reading for a Hoedown with this American Barn Dance Band.
The band are both sensitive to the occasion and responsive to the mood of the audience. In addition they are willing to tailor a band to meet specific needs, going out in combinations ranging from a duo of gu ... more
This Ceilidh Band has a line up of violin, accordion and guitar and their repertoire crosses many musical styles whilst maintaining a traditional sound.
In fact, they produce an amazingly full sound as three musicians. Book this American Barn Dance Band for your cowboy hoedown in Reading. The violin takes the lead whilst the accordionist's right keyboard plays chords and harmony parts. The accordionist's left hand buttons give a rich deep bass. The guitar blends with both instruments adding exciting and creative improvisations, plus the dynamic use of a midi i ... more