English Barn Dance Bands: Cheltenham, Gloucestershire - for your Event
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This band offers you top-quality delivery of jigs, polkas, hornpipes and reels. Bringing traditional music and dance to Cheltenham with this English Barn Dance Band / Ceilidh Band. These musicians present a sizzling synthesis of exciting tunes, mixed in with original renditions of all your favourite Irish songs.
Look out for chunky guitar, mouth-watering melodeon and feisty fiddle, tight-knit together to create a head-turning sound - with vocals to match. A 4 piece band is also available.
Previous clients include Ikea, RAF, Holiday Inn and many others.
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. You can hire this English Barn Dance Band for your dance in Cheltenham. 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
This is an established band with a line up and repertoire sure to get everyone out of their seats and joining in the fun on the dance floor. An ideal English Barn Dance Band / Ceilidh Band for a wedding or party in Cheltenham. The band line-up comprises of accordion, melodeon, fiddle, banjo, guitar plus caller.
The band have performed at numerous ceilidhs and barn dances playing for events including weddings, anniversary and birthday parties, village events and fund-raising events where the bigger band sound is required at an affordable price. The fact is - the band just lov ... more
A period English Country Dance Band. (Ceilidh or Barndance of the time.) Experience the civilised music & dance of Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice. Dance to tunes with names like ‘A Trip To Highgate’, ‘The Alderman’s Hat’ & ‘The Pleasures of the Town’ played by a band typical of the period, with oboe, violin, flute/harpsichord, guitar/mandola and cello/bass. Planning a traditional English dance in Cheltenham? Then this English Barn Dance Band could be for you.
The band's caller (who advised on music to Polanski's Tess of the D'Urbervilles, including teaching the star, Peter Firth to play ... more
A period English Country Dance Band. (Ceilidh or Barndance of the time.) Experience the music and dances that would have been familiar to Thomas Hardy and the characters he encapsulated in his novels and poetry. Bringing traditional music and dance to Cheltenham with this English Barn Dance Band / Ceilidh Band. At one time Thomas Hardy thought of himself primarily as a musician and fiddle player, playing in village and church bands, and producing his collections of English traditional music. The well known tune ‘Dribbles of Brandy’, ‘Tink a Tink’ and ‘The Triumph’ were all found in Hardy’s man ... more
Be traditionally English with the Hullubaloo Band. Jigs, Reels & Hornpipes from the West Country to Nothumbria played in true English style. Whether you call it a Ceilidh, Barn Dance or English Country Dance, is up to you. What it definitely is, is an evening of fun! The caller will guide you through the dances and make the evening accessible to everyone, regardless of experience or age. You can hire this English Barn Dance Band for your dance in Cheltenham.
Instrumental line-up is traditional with fiddle, flute / piccolo (or accordion), guitar, bass. This high ... 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. An ideal English Barn Dance Band / Ceilidh Band for a wedding or party in Cheltenham. 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
This band is a three piece outfit who can perform for a range of functions, including weddings, corporate hospitality, clubs, anniversaries etc. Planning a traditional English dance in Cheltenham? Then this English Barn Dance Band could be for you. 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
The DR Folk Band play at a wide variety of events, and play beautiful music to suit the occasion. This could be gentle harp and flute music from Wales or Ireland, or lively jigs and reels from Scotland, USA and elsewhere played on fiddle, flute, guitar and bass. Bringing traditional music and dance to Cheltenham with this English Barn Dance Band / Ceilidh Band. They sing a selection of melodious folk songs, accompanied by flute, harp or guitar.
The DR Band play at the top folk festivals – Sidmouth, Whitby, Broadstairs year after year, and for several ‘Playford (Jane Eyre type) Balls’ e.g Ca ... more
The WC Ceilidh /barn dance band is a lively group comprising of five talented musicians with a wide range of musical tastes and experience, who take common delight in sharing their skills, enthusiasm and passion for live music. You can hire this English Barn Dance Band for your dance in Cheltenham. Whether you have arranged dozens of ceilidhs, or are contemplating your very first - this could be the band for you. They play traditional and contemporary folk dance tunes and call dances from all over the British Isles and beyond. The band also has a selection of cla ... more