Ceili and Barn Dances: Newbury, Berkshire - for your Event
Live Music Booking Service for Your Party, Wedding or Event from - Midsummer Music - the music people
They offer a duo of harp with uilleann pipes, flute and whistles - an unusual combination which makes for a head-turning alliance. Their music is foot-tapping and infectious, with a force and life to it. Together they offer a refreshingly modern approach, developing their own sound that is fun, lively and expressive. This band plays for parties weddings and other events in and around Newbury.
The Duo have already won prizes for their duo act (e.g. The Herschel Irish Young Musician of the Year competition in 2002) and together they create a performance that is tight ... 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. Newbury is within this band’s local area for dances. 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
This all Scottish Ceilidh Band is an excellent band for a Scottish themed evening. Two of the group played in the band for the film Four Weddings & a Funeral; the band has played at the St Andrews Ball Hong Kong & Taiwan, They mostly play for Scottish Societies etc. so are really an excellent band for those who have done some Scottish dancing already. The band does regularly private dances in Newbury. Line-up would be fiddle, keyboard with Midi bass, caller.
The CN Band offer a great option suitable for parties, Burns Nights, St Andrews Ball ... more
An experienced Ceilidh and Barndance band for gigs throughout the South and Southwest of England, The CW Ceilidh Band is a force to be reckoned with. A fun band for a wedding or party in Newbury. Driving rhythms and solid musicianship provides a background to lively but accessible dancing. Their caller has experience of working with people of any level ensuring that anyone can have a go – even those who have never danced before! They will have you dancing Circassian Circle, Strip the Willow, Snowball, Dashing White Sergeant in the twin ... more
THe KC Irish Ceilidh Band is a high-energy group of experienced and talented musicians. The band plays a mixture of contemporary and traditional Irish music in a unique and lively style. This band plays for parties weddings and other events in and around Newbury. All band members have experience of many types of events and venues ranging from pubs and small family parties to international festivals and TV/Radio appearances. The band includes a caller experienced at encouraging everyone to join in the dancing.
The band's repertoire is generally traditional Irish songs ... more
The KC Irish Ceilidh Band is a high-energy group of experienced and talented musicians. The band plays a mixture of contemporary and traditional Irish music in a unique and lively style. Newbury is within this band’s local area for dances. All band members have experience of many types of events and venues ranging from pubs and small family parties to international festivals and TV/Radio appearances.
The band's repertoire is generally traditional Irish songs and tunes played by the likes of the Dubliners, Fureys and Clancy Brothers, as well a ... 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. The band does regularly private dances in Newbury. 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 is an experienced barn dance / ceilidh band. The Band has a flexible line-up, drawn from the membership of top Festival dance band, The GS Ceilidh Band. A fun band for a wedding or party in Newbury.
The five-piece line-up (The GS Ceilidh Band) is often too much for smaller local events where space for the band, time to set up, and perhaps money, are at a premium. The CS band offer a first class alternative. With just three of the musicians plus caller, and a small, quickly assembled PA system, they offer a great option and cou ... more
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. This band plays for parties weddings and other events in and around Newbury.
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
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. Newbury is within this band’s local area for dances. 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