American Barn Dance Bands: the North, 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 the North 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 CS Ceilidh/ Barndance Band play an exciting and wide range of folk music from across the British Isles, Ireland and America and provide everything you need to ensure that your social event, fundraiser or celebration is relaxed and enjoyable for all. Book this American Barn Dance Band for your cowboy hoedown in the North. They are all very experienced musicians who love playing together. They provide all the P.A. equipment and a caller to explain all the dances and they are happy to work with organisers to ensure that your event is tailored for you. The CS Band e ... 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 the North. 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 GM Band play music for all sorts of events and in venues such as hotels, restaurants and church halls. Planning a Hoedown in the North, then this American Barn Dance Band could be for you. 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.
With a huge repertoire of music and dances from the British Isles, and America. Bring a bit of the USA to the North for a Hoedown with this American Barn Dance Band. 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 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 the North. 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.
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
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. Planning a Hoedown in the North, then this American Barn Dance Band could be for you.
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
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 the North 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 the North. 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