Ceilidh Bands: the Cotswolds, the South West - for your Event
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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 Cotswolds is within this Ceilidh Band’s local area for dances. 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
This group are a barn dance/Ceilidh band providing live music in a lively and exciting style. The band has been in existence for over 25 years, under the leadership of Tony. Whilst the line-up has been 'liquid', the core of Tony and Hamish has remained constant. This Ceilidh Band plays for weddings and other events in and around the Cotswolds. Their music covers English, Irish, Scottish and American country dance tunes, as well as European tunes.
The band have played in a variety of venues ranging from village halls to castles.
Some of the venues include:-
Castles - ... more
An all Scottish ceilidh band, performing in mansion, marquee, ballroom or barn this band's exciting music has been swinging dancers for over a generation. Playing together professionally over many years has given them considerable experience in generating just the right atmosphere; you won’t hear more exhilarating Scottish ceilidh music this side of Hadrian’s Wall. The Ceilidh Band does regularly private dances in the Cotswolds.
Complete beginners, accomplished reelers and those who remember a bit from schooldays are all guaranteed to enjoy the fun of ce ... 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. An ideal Ceilidh Band for a wedding or party in the Cotswolds.
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
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 Cotswolds is within this Ceilidh 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 is a three piece outfit who can perform for a range of functions, including weddings, corporate hospitality, clubs, anniversaries etc. This Ceilidh Band plays for weddings and other events in and around the Cotswolds. Between them they play an impressive array of acoustic instruments including fiddle, mandolin, banjo, button accordion, guitar, double bass, bass guitar, flute, bodhran, bouzouki and vocals!
The band believe it to be really important to give a quality service to match the customer's specification. If there is a "special" tune wanted, then the band ... more
This exciting band can offer a unique blend of: hot, spicy dance music from the swamps of Louisiana; exciting Appalachian fiddle; fifties, sixties and seventies rock; wild Irish jigs n reels; sexy, raunchy vocals (in French and English) and much more. The Ceilidh Band does regularly private dances in the Cotswolds. The band are all experienced musicians, having played with various other bands over the years - but this is different!! Serious musicians with a great sense of fun!! This is the 3 piece band + caller, but the band offer anthing from : 3 piece: Dic ... more
A traditional Scottish Ceilidh Band playing not only the well know Scottish favourites for the dancing, but interspersing with Strathsepys, the Music of Scott Skinner & the tunes of the Shetland Isles. An ideal Ceilidh Band for a wedding or party in the Cotswolds. This is the four pice line up of the band. Derek (fiddle) lived in Strathaven for 15 years, and has played for Scottish Demonstration dances at international folk festivals here and abroad. One of the Strathspeys performed was written for Esther’s (flute / piccolo / piano / caller – isn’t she so ... more
The BD Band was formed in 2005 with the aim of providing exciting and high quality music for ceilidhs, dances and other special occasions. the Cotswolds is within this Ceilidh Band’s local area for dances. The players are all talented and experienced professionals who can perform a wide variety of entertaining folk music. This includes all the favourite Irish, Scottish and English sets, along with French dances, East European tunes, original music written by Gerry, andsome great vocals.
The band line-up consists of accordion, fiddle guitar and bodhran/ p ... more
This is the 3 piece including caller lineup of Ringerike (4 & 5 piece available). They play a huge range of folk music for both listening and dancing to. They are no ordinary folk band. As classically trained musicians, they "put the music" into folk. This Ceilidh Band plays for weddings and other events in and around the Cotswolds. With such a wide repertoire they can put on specific Irish, or Scottish events, or play a wide range of national and international music.
You define the style of event you want - folk music ranges from some of the most moving and lyrical music ... more