Barn Dance Bands: Reading, Berkshire - for your Event
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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. Reading is within this Barn Dance Band’s local performance area.
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. This Barn Dance Band is a regular visitor to 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
Covering English, Scottish, Irish Ceilidh & Barn Dance, the RG band are a unique “not-so-traditional” Barn Dance Band. An ideal Barn Dance Band for a wedding or party in Reading. Merging traditional folk music with modern rock, they bring barn dancing to the 21st century. They play traditional tunes but use modern instruments to give the music a strong beat to help get you up and dancing. Planning a Wedding, Birthday Party or Fund Raiser? Why not try a Barn Dance or Ceilidh?
The band use top-flight callers with the basic aim of making mixed age famil ... more
This band are committed to the preservation of traditional music, offering a mixture of English, Irish and Scottish tunes and dances, with rock and jazz (nice) rhythms. They play festivals, fetes, private parties, weddings etc and include caller and PA system. The Barn Dance Band performs regularly in Reading. If you are thinking of organising an event and want to have a really (really) good time then this band could be right for you. Instrument line- up is fiddle, accordion, guitar and caller
The SF Band is an English ceilidh/barndance band, founded in 2001 by three musicians with many years experience in a number of other bands. Their aim is to have dancers enjoy a variety of ceilidh dances to bright, lively and rhythmic music.
SF are a three-piece band plus their own caller to explain the dances. Reading is within this Barn Dance Band’s local performance area. The musicians are Sandy on melodeon, Bridget on violin, and Dave on guitars (acoustic and electric guitar).
The SF Band are available for weddings, parties (birthday, anniversary ... 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. This Barn Dance Band is a regular visitor to 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. An ideal Barn Dance Band for a wedding or party in Reading. 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. The Barn Dance Band performs regularly in Reading.
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
This band have been together since 1996, playing for Festivals, Village dances, Wedding Receptions and Private Parties.
They play English-style music, and their line-up comprises Ken on mandolin and melodeon, Susanne on accordion and keyboards, Fraser on rhythm guitar and Mary on bass. Reading is within this Barn Dance Band’s local performance area.
The RR Ceilidh / Barn Dance are a trad band in North London making weekly sorties into the surrounding area to provide music for ceilidhs and barndances. This Barn Dance Band is a regular visitor to Reading. They play English, Scottish, Irish and North American tunes and they bring a caller to get everyone dancing. They have played everywhere from Waterloo Station to the farmyards of Buckinghamshire and Bedfordshire, and what they love most is to see a crowd of dancers with a smile on their faces and a spring in their step. As well as a three-piec ... more