Ceili and Barn Dances: Dorset - for your Event
Live Music Booking Service for Your Party, Wedding or Event from - Midsummer Music - the music people
This band are a great option for any social event - with their lively music and great caller they offer a great evening for all age groups. The music is cheerful and lively, and the basic steps are taught and can be learned easily; a walk through is usually provided for new dancers before the start of each dance. This band plays for parties weddings and other events in and around Dorset.
Line up is composed of Accordion+Caller /Fiddle/whistle/harp, Guitar/Mandolin and Bodhran.
A smaller band is also available.
The UR Ceilidh & Barn Dance Band play exciting toe-tapping folk on traditional instruments - and their caller, will have everyone dancing the night away. They love what they do and come with all their own equipment - no event is too small or too big for them. Dorset is within this band’s local area for dances. You will find them enthusiastic, friendly, and above all, sensitive to your particular requirements. The band line up includes a fantastic fiddler, a magnificent mandolinist and a stompbox-playing guitarist, The band can provide the use ... more
An all Irish Ceilidh Band, this lively band comprises of Fiddle, mandolin, guitar and caller. Their experienced caller make sure that everyone is happy to "have a go" and enjoy the evening. Ideal for any event - wedding, party anniversary etc. A larger band, adding bodhran is also available. The band does regularly private dances in Dorset.
The TB are a lively wedding & events folk band. A fun band for a wedding or party in Dorset. Their musical genres range from traditional Irish, Scottish & English music; to popular Americana and modern Folk; plus re-imagined 'Live Lounge' style chart hits. The band consists of: Mandolin, Accordion, Guitar & Vocals; Acoustic/Electric Guitar, Vocals & Cajon Drum; Fiddle & Vocals. For larger events (especially weddings and festivals) they have a network of musicians, singers and callers who can add to their sound.
Their sets are carefully t ... more
The SB Ceilidh Band is a lively Irish folk band playing a mixture of traditional Irish and Scottish tunes and folk songs bought together with their own style, bounciness and ideas; along with some shanties for good measure and party 'classics' from Proclaimers and Rembrants, to The Beatles and Bryan Adams!
The usual line up is guitar, fiddle and cajon player, but they also have on hand some of the best stand in musicians who can add bass, accordion, penny whistle or even saxophone dependent on ... more
This ceilidh band was originally formed in 1992 and developed over the years playing Celtic music - mainly Irish and Scottish - for ceilidhs and barn dances at all sorts of parties and wedding receptions. Dorset is within this band’s local area for dances. The band's strength lies in its flexibility, playing a mix of jigs, reels, marches, polkas, waltzes etc - plus vocals and songs from the folk tradition.
The band works with several excellent callers at ceilidhs and their music is well arranged and delivered through their high quality sound ... more
An Irish & English Session Band. From the dawn of time our ancestors and those before us have defined their cultural progress with stories and music. Long before the written word our islands tribes were telling stories of heroes and singing songs propelling the protagonist into immortality. The band does regularly private dances in Dorset.
This band are the up and coming folk force out of Somerset, bringing back the tradition in folk music writing. Dora writes from the heart and has a knack of framing the stories in such a way that people h ... more
This ceilidh band have experience in entertaining at all types of function - club/works socials, wedding receptions, fund raisers etc. and have played in venues both small and large - village halls with under a 100 guests to the Bournemouth International Centre for 2,000+ . A fun band for a wedding or party in Dorset.
The band's line-up is Mike on accordion, John on acoustic guitar, and Luke on percussion, plus their caller.
If you want a fun evening that all will enjoy, then a barn dance is a great way to provide it. This band's c ... more
An all English Barn Dance Band, the MM Band are a stompy, rhythmic ceilidh band with a fantastic range of traditional and self penned tunes and a collective experience of many years playing for dancing.
The band play traditional English tunes for traditional English dances, aiming to get people on their feet to dance, but also to please their ears if they just want to listen. This band plays for parties weddings and other events in and around Dorset. Based on the celebrated melodeon playing of Bob, with irresistible rhythm guitar provided by Adrian, the tunes are po ... more
The RR Band play a mix of traditional folk tunes and original compositions, collected from around the world.
Well known in the South of England, they have played at local festivals, regional ceilidhs and many smaller private events. Dorset is within this band’s local area for dances.
With a solid driving rhythm section and vibrant melodies, The RR Band will give you a reason to dance!
The band line up includes accordion, fiddle, guitar, drums and caller.