Ceili and Barn Dances: Oxfordshire - for your Event
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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 Oxfordshire.
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
The TD ceilidh band members have built a solid reputation as a professional band that has the flexibility to adapt its repertoire to suit different age groups, events and venues.
A typical ceilidh/barn dance with the TD band would be an evening (around three and a half hours) which begins with a few easier dances as we create an opportunity for everyone to get involved. Oxfordshire is within this band’s local area for dances. With each dance, they will talk/walk you through the steps before the dance begins and, even once the music gets under way, ... more
The RH Ceilidh/ Barndance Band are an enthusiastic and friendly band, with a very sympathetic and experienced Caller. They excel at club barn dances, birthday parties, WI evenings and weddings. The band does regularly private dances in Oxfordshire. The band play regularly for Isis Canoe Club in Oxford, to which some of their members belong and love their enthusiasm and energy which they bring to the dancing. However they are very happy to adopt a more relaxed tempo at any venues when required. The band offer a selection of tunes from England, Irel ... 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. A fun band for a wedding or party in Oxfordshire. 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
The SW Band, a creative and energetic ceilidh band, was set up in 2007. The band combines the dynamic fiddlework of Alice with stunning Celtic harp by Steph, driving guitar from Clara and funky bodhran from Barry, all well-established musicians within their own right. This band plays for parties weddings and other events in and around Oxfordshire.
The band plays a blend of traditional and contemporary tunes from the British Isles and especially England, twisting the traditional into innovative and invigorating arrangements.
All four are regulars at the notorious Half ... 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. Oxfordshire is within this band’s local area for dances.
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
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. The band does regularly private dances in Oxfordshire.
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
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. A fun band for a wedding or party in Oxfordshire. 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 MR Band is a multi-instrumental group playing Celtic traditional music and some original tunes and songs in the idiom. This band plays for parties weddings and other events in and around Oxfordshire. They play harp, fiddle, mandola, guitar, whistles and sing in close harmony with male and female voices. The overall sound is a rich texture of melody and counter-melody, described by BBC Oxford as an "exquisite blend of relaxing music."
Liz (fiddle) and Anna (harps) are both classically trained. Jon (guitar, mandola, vocal, whistles, bodhran) has recorded with several ... more
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. Oxfordshire is within this band’s local area for dances.
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