Ceili and Barn Dances: the North East - for your Event
Live Music Booking Service for Your Party, Wedding or Event from - Midsummer Music - the music people
The SF Ceilidh Band offers a line-up of lead fiddle, banjo/accordion, fiddle/whistle, guitar and caller. The band have been playing together since 1989 so have many years experience of making sure everyone has a good time. This band plays for parties weddings and other events in and around the North East.
The band believe that dances should be fun, and not workshops, and to this end the caller tries to make everyone feel at ease and relaxed.
They cater for all manner of events/venues (e.g. weddings, wakes, BBQs, social functions, fundraisers, etc), and provide their own ... more
This group are a folk group singing mainly traditional material and some original work written in the traditional vein. Group members are Dave, Christine, Fraser and Keith . the North East is within this band’s local area for dances.
They sing a capella close harmony with occasional guitar accompaniment - songs range from happy and joyful to sad and touching, and they can tailor their programme to suit the occasion.
The BW group are available for bookings at any event.
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. The band does regularly private dances in the North East.
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 FE Ceilidh band are a lively four-piece band consisting of three fiddles and piano. A fun band for a wedding or party in the North East. 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
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. This band plays for parties weddings and other events in and around the North East. 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 CS Band is a lively barn dance band which plays for barn dances, ceilidhs, festivals, weddings and private functions.
The band specialises in the lively jigs, reels and hornpipes and the tuneful slow airs and waltzes which feature in the traditional music of Northumberland and the Borders. the North East is within this band’s local area for dances.
For those who don’t know the dances, the band’s caller, will explain all the steps and encourage the cautious to join in and have a wonderful time.
The basis of the band’s great sound is the tr ... more
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. The band does regularly private dances in the North East. 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 !
The band instr ... more
The JB Ceilidh Band will provide an energetic ceilidh experience with this multi-talented acoustic trio, who play enchanting and melody-driven music for dancers. A fun band for a wedding or party in the North East.
The JB Band are a new ceilidh band formed by a collective desire to create uplifting tune music for jiggin' aboot. Morag, their caller, will lead you through all the familiar Scottish dances plus more from around the world. The band incorporate arrangements of their own compositions into the repertoire.
The band's lineup is Mor ... more
This band offer entertainment ranging from exciting high energy dance music, slow gentle airs and inspiring songs. They perform a sizzling fusion of the acoustic with the electric, the traditional with the new. This band plays for parties weddings and other events in and around the North East.
This lively Ceilidh band is composed of an experienced group of multi-instrumentalists whose variety of instruments include melodeons, keyboards, saxophones, whistle, guitars and bass plus various percussion.
The band also features an integral dance caller to guide both season ... more
The AJ Ceilidh band are a band made up of talented traditional musicians. the North East is within this band’s local area for dances. 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