American Barn Dance Bands: the North West - 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, they can also include American, Scottish and Irish if desired. Bring a bit of the USA to the North West for a Hoedown with this American Barn Dance Band. A traditional style 5 piece band comprising:
Mary – accordion, has played for several barn dance bands and Morris sides.
Paul – banjo. Trained on classical guitar, now plays melodeon and banjo. Musician and dancer, for a local Morris side for many years.
Rowanne – violin, young and talented, also plays alto sax.
Plays in several local youth bands.
Pete – guitar, new to folk, but high ... more
The GM Band play music for all sorts of events and in venues such as hotels, restaurants and church halls. Book this American Barn Dance Band for your cowboy hoedown in the North West. 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. An ideal American Barn Dance Band for a wedding or party hoedown in the North West. 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
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
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. Bring a bit of the USA to the North West for a Hoedown with this American Barn Dance Band. 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 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. Book this American Barn Dance Band for your cowboy hoedown in the North West.
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
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 the North West. 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 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. Planning a Hoedown in the North West, then this American Barn Dance Band could be for you. 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 WP Ceilidh/ Barn Dance Band play traditional music including :-
. The band has appeared on national television whilst performing at the Beverly Folk Festival. Bring a bit of the USA to the North West for a Hoedown with this American Barn Dance Band. 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. Book this American Barn Dance Band for your cowboy hoedown in the North West. 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.