Barn Dance Bands: the Wirral, the North West - for your Event
Live Music Booking Service for Your Party, Wedding or Event from - Midsummer Music - the music people
With a huge repertoire of music and dances from the British Isles, and America. the Wirral is within this Barn Dance Band’s local performance area. 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 O S Band specialises in playing for ceilidhs, barn dances and hoedowns. The band's danceable and foot-tapping sound is based on a varied range of instruments - melodeon, banjo, bouzouki, mandolin, acoustic guitar, electric guitar and bass. This Barn Dance Band is a regular visitor to the Wirral.
The sole aim of an O S Band ceilidh is a good time for everybody. They can guarantee an enjoyable and fun-packed evening of jigs, reels, polkas, waltzes and hornpipes - a really good night for all generations!
They usually start the evening with eas ... more
Based on an English Barn Dance Band, they can also include American, Scottish and Irish if desired. An ideal Barn Dance Band for a wedding or party in the Wirral. 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 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. The Barn Dance Band performs regularly in the Wirral.
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
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 SK Band are a fiddle-led four-piece barn dance / ceilidh band and caller playing in a solidly 'British' style with an emphasis upon English tunes. The band members have a wealth of experience and have played together for seven years. Individually and collectively they bring great enthusiasm to country dance music which, when combined with their musical abilities, guarantees a successful, fun event. This Barn Dance Band is a regular visitor to the Wirral. The band is especially sympathetic to the needs of clients and can be both flexible and accom ... 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 Barn Dance Band for a wedding or party in the Wirral. 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.
Based on an English Barn Dance Band, they can also include American and Scottish if desired.This is the larger lineup of their ceilidh band for all sorts of occasions. They play tunes for ceilidhs, barn dances or hoe downs. The Barn Dance Band performs regularly in the Wirral. The line up is melodeon, rhythm/lead guitar and bass guitar, drummer (plus their own caller).
The band have played for events of all kinds - the usual celebratory weddings, birthdays, anniversaries, leaving do's, fund raisers, charities, festivals, social gatherings - th ... more
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. the Wirral is within this Barn Dance Band’s local performance area. 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
Acclaimed for their uplifting, grooving show, this band bring together thrilling arrangements of European folk music and self-penned tracks to craft a diverse and explosive set. This Barn Dance Band is a regular visitor to the Wirral. Fiddles, whistles, guitar, vocals, bass and percussion combine to show their folk, jazz, soul and world music influences with a clarity and maturity that has brought this lively group of young musicians a proliferate following.
The six-piece band come from across England, and share a wealth of musical experience – fr ... more