20+ English Barn Dance Bands In Derby (English Country Dance) English Ceilidh Band

English Barn Dance Bands: Derby, Derbyshire - for your Event

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The BE Barn Dance / Ceilidh Band  in Derby, Derbyshire
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£560 - £680
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Based on an English Barn Dance Band, they can also include French, Scottish and Irish if desired.The BE Ceilidh Band are an electric folk band playing traditional English, Irish, Scottish and Breton music in their own energetic style. Bringing traditional music and dance to Derby with this English Barn Dance Band / Ceilidh Band. The band was formed in 1992 and has developed a unique and appealing style ranging from folk to rock - they can be as loud or as quiet as you want! Specialising in Barn Dances, they can be booked for any event requiring music or dance or both!


The TLD Ceilidh / Barn Dance Band in Derby, Derbyshire
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£470 - £570
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The TLD Band formed eleven years ago as a ceilidh band, and have since performed regularly around the East Midlands and beyond. Instruments used include melodeon, fiddle, concertina, guitar, banjo, bass, mandolin and sometimes drums. You can hire this English Barn Dance Band for your dance in Derby. Their caller can generate a lively atmosphere within seconds and his approach to dancing is definitely to hit minimum anxiety for the dancers and to make it fun!

Nottinghamshire Fire Service, the RNIB, The United Nations Association have used the band regularly ... more


The BSP Ceilidh / Barn Dance Band in Derby, Derbyshire
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£630 - £770
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The BSP Band have been entertaining people in the Nottingham and East Midlands area for Weddings, Anniversaries, Birthdays, Fund Raising Events, Schools, Scouts, Village Fetes, Sports Club Socials, Corporate Events, Round Table, Rotary Club etc. etc. for many years. An ideal English Barn Dance Band / Ceilidh Band for a wedding or party in Derby.

For ceilidhs they provide a range of dance tunes. Their caller chooses dances to suit the mood and experience of the dancers. He gives complete and clear instructions to everyone and attempts to make certain that everyone knows ... more


The MW Barn Dance/Ceilidh band in Derby, Derbyshire
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£450 - £550
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The MW Ceilidh Band are happy to play for your wedding reception, party, celebration, barn dance, square dance, hoedown or ceilidh.

The band offers a mixture of traditional English, Irish, Scottish and American dance music suitable for a barn dance or ceilidh, played on fiddle and mandola or mandolin backed up by guitar and bodhran played by their usual caller. Planning a traditional English dance in Derby? Then this English Barn Dance Band could be for you.

For an American square dance they can augment the band to a 4-piece band plus caller with a fiddle, 5 string banjo, mandolin and ... more


The AR Barn Dance Band in Derby, Derbyshire
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£510 - £620
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This lively band are a very popular and experienced Ceilidh / Barn Dance Band and are available for all events ranging from weddings, anniversary parties, fund raisers etc. Bringing traditional music and dance to Derby with this English Barn Dance Band / Ceilidh Band. Although specialising in English Ceilidh their extensive repertoire of English traditional tunes along with a good selection of Scottish, Irish, American and some European and modern compositions means that the band are able to undertake Burns Nights etc. The band consists of some of the finest Ceilidh musicians in the area. ... more


The CN Barn Dance/Ceilidh Band in Derby, Derbyshire
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£510 - £630
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Based on an English Barn Dance Band, they can also include American and Scottish if desired.This is the larger lineup of their ceilidh band for all sorts of occasions. They play tunes for ceilidhs, barn dances or hoe downs. You can hire this English Barn Dance Band for your dance in Derby. The line up is melodeon, rhythm/lead guitar and bass guitar, drummer (plus their own caller).

The band have played for events of all kinds - the usual celebratory weddings, birthdays, anniversaries, leaving do's, fund raisers, charities, festivals, social gatherings - th ... more


The BW Barn Dance/Ceilidh Band in Derby, Derbyshire
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£600 - £730
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This is a 4 piece band plus caller, comprising melodeon, guitar, bass percussion, caller. An ideal English Barn Dance Band / Ceilidh Band for a wedding or party in Derby. They play mostly traditional English, Scottish, Irish and American tunes, but you may hear the occasional tune from mainland Europe or Scandinavia, and also modern tunes composed by a band member or friend of the band.

The band are experienced in playing for all types of events including weddings, anniversaries, birthdays, parties and village events.


The BS Ceilidh/ Barn Dance Band  in Derby, Derbyshire
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£500 - £620
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Although basically an Irish Ceilidh Band, the BS Band can also include American, Scottish and English if desired.The band play traditional music, mostly celtic style, for ceilidhs at weddings, parties, universities, schools, fund-raisers and gatherings of all sorts. Planning a traditional English dance in Derby? Then this English Barn Dance Band could be for you.

The band line-up includes flutes and recorder/ guitar/ fiddle, cittern and banjo and the dance caller and MC. A larger band can be offered with the addition of flute/ guitar/fiddle.

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The FP Ceilidh / Barn Dance Band in Derby, Derbyshire
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£470 - £570
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The FP Band are a professional piano and violin (and flute/recorder) two-piece folk band - plus caller, who specialise in playing for social dance, Playford dances and balls, American contra and barn dances. Bringing traditional music and dance to Derby with this English Barn Dance Band / Ceilidh Band. The Band will make any event special, with a tailor-made programme of dances to suit your experience and occasion. This dynamic duo have been playing professionally for nearly a decade.

This Duo are also happy to offer a larger band adding more musicians as required.


The SR Ceilidh/ Barndance Band in Derby, Derbyshire
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£520 - £630
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This experienced band normally comprises of three musicians and a caller with an instrumental line- up of Button Accordion with midi Bass; Fiddle, and Electronic Wind Synth; Piano Accordion; Caller and vocals. You can hire this English Barn Dance Band for your dance in Derby. They play mainly Scottish, Irish and English music for dancing. They play Reels, Jigs, Hornpipes and Polkas and are happy to include Ballroom requests- Walzes, Foxtrots and Quicksteps.

They offer singing spots and music in - between to help you get your breath back and are happy t ... more

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More about English Barn Dance Bands

The English Barn Dance Band pages list bands that are available in Derby. People often get confused by what is different about a Ceilidh dance, Barn dance or Hoedown. Barn Dance or Country Dance is the English terminology for basically the same kind of event, but with some specifically English tunes and dances, though many tunes and dances are claimed by a number of countries. If you are unsure, identify what kind of dance band would be suitable for your wedding day or celebration in Derby, click on the link below:

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