English Barn Dance Bands: Blackburn, Lancashire - for your Event
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Based on an English Barn Dance Band, they can also include American, Scottish and Irish if desired. Bringing traditional music and dance to Blackburn with this English Barn Dance Band / Ceilidh Band. A 4 piece band comprising:
Mary – accordion, has played for several barn dance bands and Morris sides.
Paul – banjo and caller. Trained on classical guitar, now plays melodeon and banjo. Musician and dancer, for a local Morris side for many years.
Pete – guitar, new to folk, but highly experienced in other genres or Alistair on bass guitar and either Rowanne – Violin and Alto Sax or Emil ... more
The MN Barn Dance/ Ceilidh Band perform for a variety of occasions including weddings, birthdays, anniversaries, PTA, club, church and village events.
All the band members have many years of experience in playing for dancing. These events are fun and not intended to be serious! (you can have a laugh at your own mistakes). They perform with the same enthusiasm for both experienced dancers and novices. If you have never done it before, don't worry, they will be there to make it work for you. The ... more
The O S Band specialises in playing for ceilidhs, barn dances and hoedowns. The band's danceable and foot-tapping sound is based on a varied range of instruments - melodeon, banjo, bouzouki, mandolin, acoustic guitar, electric guitar and bass. An ideal English Barn Dance Band / Ceilidh Band for a wedding or party in Blackburn.
The sole aim of an O S Band ceilidh is a good time for everybody. They can guarantee an enjoyable and fun-packed evening of jigs, reels, polkas, waltzes and hornpipes - a really good night for all generations!
They usually start the evening with eas ... more
The RT Band are an experienced ceilidh band who play venues throughout the North West of England. They play at folk festivals, parties, wedding receptions and other events. Planning a traditional English dance in Blackburn? Then this English Barn Dance Band could be for you.
As you are probably aware, the great advantage of folk dance for a party (or any other event) is that your guests need not know anything at all about folk dancing as the whole thing is explained by the caller and walked through once or twice beforehand.
The line up for this band consists of melodeon, fiddle, guitar, b ... more
An extension of their top Irish band (The WJ Band ref:4206.1), they are joined by experienced callers like Roger Newton, Fred Lloyd and Geoff Miller, who go together to form the MG Ceilidh Band. Bringing traditional music and dance to Blackburn with this English Barn Dance Band / Ceilidh Band.
The ceilidh band play a mix of Irish, Scottish and English tunes to accompany a mix of traditional dances to suit both beginners and experts alike.
Between the breaks, you are entertained with some of the bands extensive repertoire of great songs.
Since forming in 2001, this band have become firm favourites in their home area. They've played for weddings, corporate events, birthday parties, conferences, PTA hops and harvest festivals, and are used to fitting in with your existing arrangements. You can hire this English Barn Dance Band for your dance in Blackburn. If you and your guests have never been to a ceilidh, ceili, barn dance, hoe down, folk dance or whatever you want to call it before, don't worry! The caller is there to ensure that everyone has a good time. He or she will introduce the dances and m ... more
The SH Band are a family band who have a special enthusiasm for the traditional music and dance of Yorkshire and also enjoy a variety of tunes and dances from around the British Isles and abroad. They are a three piece band and play Fiddle/melodeon, Guitar/mandolin and Tenor horn/whistles in a traditional acoustic style and perform using amplification for ceilidhs and barn dances or play, for dancing and/or listening music acoustically, for smaller parties and outdoor events, especially for wedd ... more
The WP Ceilidh/ Barn Dance Band play traditional music including :-
. The band has appeared on national television whilst performing at the Beverly Folk Festival. Planning a traditional English dance in Blackburn? Then this English Barn Dance Band could be for you. The band has also performed at premier dance venues such as Poynton, Wigan, Mythenroyd and many more. They play regularly for Weddings, Fundraising Events and other functions.
If you want an exciting, energetic ceilidh , then this is the band for you. The ceilidh band play an exciting blend of Disco, Reggae, Ska, Bhangra and more alongside Irish, English and European folk tunes played by some of the North West’s finest. ‘POMP’ is destined to make people smile with its driving beats and memorable melodies. Accessible dances, expertly called. Bringing traditional music and dance to Blackburn with this English Barn Dance Band / Ceilidh Band. The PG will go down brilliantly at weddings, celebrations, festivals, corporate and other events, with a dance caller or wi ... more
An English Ceilidh/Barn Dance Band, with just a smidge of Scottish and Irish thrown in for good measure. The dances “Butter’d Peas”,” Circassian Circle”, “Bridge of Athlone”, and “Cumberland Square Eight” will give you the flavour of an evening with them. You can hire this English Barn Dance Band for your dance in Blackburn. The classic line-up of fiddle, melodeon, piano, and caller to show you the way, makes the celebration go with a swing even if you’ve got two left feet! A ceilidh is a great way to have fun and enjoyment whatever the event. This experienced ban ... more