Ceili and Barn Dances: Darlington, County Durham - for your Event
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The band can offer all Irish Ceili, Scottish Ceilidh, American Barn Dance or a mixture including English. They are a group of talented musicians, who have been playing in bands for many years on Teesside and then decided to form this band after they realised they had something 'special' going. This band plays for parties weddings and other events in and around Darlington. They are capable of catering for all musical tastes - Irish, Scottish, English or American (or a mix). They'll also throw the odd song in now and then to give everyone else a breather !
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This is a budget band featuring a very accomplished accordion player plus caller. Darlington is within this band’s local area for dances. As an offshoot of a larger band the performers are very used to playing for all types of events. Their caller is experienced in encouraging everyone to join in and have fun. the band can offer a good selection of traditional folk music, Scottish and Irish tunes, American and others.
The AJ Ceilidh band are a band made up of talented traditional musicians. The band does regularly private dances in Darlington. The members of the band have been playing for many years and are capable of catering for all musical tastes, Irish, Scottish, English or American. (or a mixture).
This experienced band are available for Ceilidhs, Barn Dances, Wedding Receptions, Birthday Parties, Hoe Downs, Fundraising Functions, in fact any special occasion. The line-up comprises of Accordion, Guitar/Banjo and Bass - they also come with their own ca ... more
Great music, great dances, great calling (all abilities and ages), great PA. The BD Ceilidh Band is very flexible and aim to keep everyone happy. A fun band for a wedding or party in Darlington. They have a massive amount of experience and are very very reliable. They have traveled throughout the UK and into Europe. Kim is a Northumbrian language expert and Matt is knowledgeable about all things Border, especially Pipes. The band have played for many Weddings, Birthdays, Anniversaries, Conferences and Corporate functions. Clients include ma ... more
The FE Ceilidh band are a lively four-piece band consisting of three fiddles and piano. This band plays for parties weddings and other events in and around Darlington. Two of the band have been playing together for over 25 years and have extensive experience of playing for dancing at all types of events, including dance clubs, weddings, reel parties, conferences, Burns nights, corporate entertainment, concerts, shindigs, knees-ups, hogmanay and hootenannys! Their caller has over 20 years of experience calling for all types of dances & dancers, from complete beginners to s ... more
This group, originally from Tasmania, Australia, include John and Caroline and their son Malcolm. They play traditional, original and contemporary music from Scotland, Ireland, Northumberland, Australia, Brittany and Spain.
As well as being singers they play a wide variety of instruments. Darlington is within this band’s local area for dances.
John plays a 00016M Martin guitar, his own handmade acoustic guitar, guitar- bouzouki, Irish bouzouki, mandolin and various low whistles. Caroline plays a 30 string gut strung Celtic harp made by John a ... more
The BM Ceilidh band is a small, compact but perfectly formed band comprising of Mike on accordion and Gerry on guitar with Dave doing the calling. Each band member is a singer in their own right adding to the variety of performance. The band comes with its own PA and Public Liability. The band does regularly private dances in Darlington. They are available for a variety of events as well as dances.
They will always turn up and provide a night steeped in traditional music and entertainment.
Caller Dave is incredibly patient at giving instruct ... 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. A fun band for a wedding or party in Darlington.
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 CJ Ceilidh Band are experienced musicians who have
played for many years and come highly recommended. This band plays for parties weddings and other events in and around Darlington. Having done various prestige functions and weddings over the years they can assure a good time for all.
The CJ Ceilidh Band have had bookings such as the Burns Club of London at the Russell Hotel; The Royal Scottish Association Concert/Dance at headquarters in Covent Garden; Burns Night Dinner/Dance Thistle Hotel in Manchester; Manchester City Hall
Mayor's Fund raiser; and Universit ... more
The group perform a full show, which focuses on traditional Irish dance & music. A concert performance consists of several choreographed dance numbers to live music, interspersed with occasional songs, set dances, solo dances, mouth music, instrumental solos & arranged group pieces of music. Darlington is within this band’s local area for dances.
The show is primarily aimed at festivals & theatres/arts centres and is subject to availability of the group members. Appearances include Broadstairs Folk Week (UK), Moor & Coast Festival (UK) a short t ... more