American Barn Dance Bands: the Midlands, England - for your Event
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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. Bring a bit of the USA to the Midlands for a Hoedown with this American Barn Dance Band. 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.
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.
MW band are available for any private function that wants a ceilidh (aka barn dance, hoe down, folk dance) including we ... more
This is a 4 piece band plus caller, comprising melodeon, guitar, bass percussion, caller. An ideal American Barn Dance Band for a wedding or party hoedown in the Midlands. They play mostly traditional English, Scottish, Irish and American tunes, but you may hear the occasional tune from mainland Europe or Scandinavia, and also modern tunes composed by a band member or friend of the band.
The band are experienced in playing for all types of events including weddings, anniversaries, birthdays, parties and village events.
The MW Ceilidh Band are happy to play for your wedding reception, party, celebration, barn dance, square dance, hoedown or ceilidh.
The band offers a mixture of traditional English, Irish, Scottish and American dance music suitable for a barn dance or ceilidh, played on fiddle and mandola or mandolin backed up by guitar and bodhran played by their usual caller. Planning a Hoedown in the Midlands, then this American Barn Dance Band could be for you.
For an American square dance they can augment the band to a 4-piece band plus caller with a fiddle, 5 string banjo, mandolin and ... more
The ML Ceilidh Band are made up of fiddle, accordion, mandola/Guitar plus caller . For Ceilidhs and barn dances they team up with a local caller to direct the dances.
The ML Ceilidh Band play for weddings, corporate events, parties and other celebrations. Their music includes a mixture of traditional Irish and Scottish tunes, plus some Bluegrass and Appalachian music. They can also do a range of well known Irish songs and can play Rock and Roll too. Bring a bit of the USA to the Midlands for a Hoedown with this American Barn Dance Band.
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This lively band are a very popular and experienced Ceilidh / Barn Dance Band and are available for all events ranging from weddings, anniversary parties, fund raisers etc. Book this American Barn Dance Band for your cowboy hoedown in the Midlands. Although specialising in English Ceilidh their extensive repertoire of English traditional tunes along with a good selection of Scottish, Irish, American and some European and modern compositions means that the band are able to undertake Burns Nights etc. The band consists of some of the finest Ceilidh musicians in the area. ... more
A barn dance or ceilidh needs a good caller and appropriate live music. This band's caller, Irene, has a lifetime of experience in dancing and knows how to put over the fun elements of dancing. Her clear instruction makes everyone feel comfortable, from complete beginners to experts, both young and old. The band is made up from hand picked, very experienced, musicians, with a vast repertoire of tunes which are selected on the night (or afternoon) to suit the particular requirements of your even ... more
This lively band are in great demand for weddings, parties, charity events, corporate entertainment and other functions requiring that little bit of extra in entertainment value & they can, on occasion, offfer a Disco option. Planning a Hoedown in the Midlands, then this American Barn Dance Band could be for you. The band pride themselves on a professional approach to all situation and importantly, a strong sense of FUN!
The band works with a team of experienced and sympathetic callers. Each has a special talent ranging from singing, recorder playing to humour and a dry wit. ... more
The OD band have been established for many years playing for concerts, dances, sessions and festivals. They provide their own caller and their dances cover a wide range from the UK, USA and Latvia. Bring a bit of the USA to the Midlands for a Hoedown with this American Barn Dance Band. They provide their own high quality PA system where required. The band have made regular club appearances in the Midlands plus festivals in Barnard Castle, Chippenham, Coleshill, Eastbourne, Fylde, Crawley,Broadstairs and Whittlesea Straw Bear and many other venues as well as local radio broadcasts ... 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. Book this American Barn Dance Band for your cowboy hoedown in the Midlands. 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