English Barn Dance Bands: Abingdon, Oxfordshire - 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. Bringing traditional music and dance to Abingdon with this English Barn Dance Band / Ceilidh Band. 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 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. You can hire this English Barn Dance Band for your dance in Abingdon. 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. An ideal English Barn Dance Band / Ceilidh Band for a wedding or party in Abingdon.
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. Planning a traditional English dance in Abingdon? Then this English Barn Dance Band could be for you.
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 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. Bringing traditional music and dance to Abingdon with this English Barn Dance Band / Ceilidh Band.
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 SK Ceilidh Band are an experienced band with a large repertoire of traditional and modern dance music. You can hire this English Barn Dance Band for your dance in Abingdon. If you're not into folk music, don't worry, as the band's varied musical arrangements and instrument line up (fiddle, mandolin, piano, electric / acoustic guitar and electric / acoustic bass) will provide you with something that you will identify with. For the the folk music aficionados there's tunes aplenty from all over, played with skill and verve. A Barn Dance (ceilidh) is great fun f ... more
This band have been together since 1996, playing for Festivals, Village dances, Wedding Receptions and Private Parties.
They play English-style music, and their line-up comprises Ken on mandolin and melodeon, Susanne on accordion and keyboards, Fraser on rhythm guitar and Mary on bass. An ideal English Barn Dance Band / Ceilidh Band for a wedding or party in Abingdon.
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. Planning a traditional English dance in Abingdon? Then this English Barn Dance Band could be for you. With each dance, they will talk/walk you through the steps before the dance begins and, even once the music gets under way, ... 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. Bringing traditional music and dance to Abingdon with this English Barn Dance Band / Ceilidh Band. 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
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. You can hire this English Barn Dance Band for your dance in Abingdon.
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