Ceili and Barn Dances: the South West - for your Event
Live Music Booking Service for Your Party, Wedding or Event from - Midsummer Music - the music people
This Barn Dance Band can offer a great evening of English music but can also include French and Eastern European music. The FC Ceilidh/Barn Dance Band are a six piece band including their own caller. If a good, fun dance, with clear, concise instructions is what you want, then the FC Band are the band for you!. This band plays for parties weddings and other events in and around the South West.
The band have been together for many years now, with very few changes of band members. In that time they have evolved their own repertoire, which maintains the emphasis on English da ... 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. the South West is within this band’s local area for dances. 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
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. The band does regularly private dances in the South West.
Line up is composed of Accordion+Caller /Fiddle/whistle/harp, Guitar/Mandolin and Bodhran.
A smaller band is also available.
The NC Ceilidh Band is a three piece band from Cornwall. They play a variety of instruments but find that the guitar, tenor banjo and flute give them the bass rhythm, middle range and melody lead that drives the music for Barn Dances. A fun band for a wedding or party in the South West.
The three musicians of the NC Band are joined by experienced caller Alison, who will tailor the dance programme to suit the audience, whether that be accomplished dancers or the absolute beginners. The caller uses a radio microphone with a head set so Alison ... more
"I danced my socks off", " Loved the music". Just two quotes from very satisfied customers. The CM Ceilidh band is the ideal choice for fun and entertainment.
Their friendly and encouraging caller cater for all ages and abilities, leading you easily through the moves. The band is 'top class', not just a backing band, but one allowing everyone to dance to rocking jigs and reels. The line up is Guitar, fiddle (caller), flute, mandolin and percussion (caller). The musicians' backgrounds in Irish ... more
This band can offer Irish, Scottish, English, American, Scandinavian Barn Dance & Ceilidh plus Klezmer. The JF Band specialise in providing the perfect entertainment for functions such as weddings, parties, anniversaries, corporate functions and more. the South West is within this band’s local area for dances. They are flexible in catering for any specific requests such as specific dances and we are always happy to discuss your requirements.
The JF Band play music from a mixture of countries; mainly England, Scotland and Ireland but also some from Sw ... more
The GO group are a troupe of wandering musicians performing the folk music of Europe and beyond. They take their material from many different traditions including that of England, France, Spain, Scandinavia and Eastern Europe. They can also include storytelling and puppetry as part of their performances but are as likely to be seen playing simply the music. The band does regularly private dances in the South West. All the artists are extremely experienced at performing, not only in England, but at festivals and gatherings all over Europe.
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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. A fun band for a wedding or party in the South West. 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. This band plays for parties weddings and other events in and around the South West.
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+ . the South West is within this band’s local area for dances.
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