English Barn Dance Bands: Essex - for your Event

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The FR Barn Dance / Ceilidh Band in Essex
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This is an experienced barn dance band whose lively music is sure to make your event go with a sing, be it wedding reception, anniversary or party - where all are guaranteed a cracking good time!. Bringing traditional music and dance to Essex with this English Barn Dance Band / Ceilidh Band. Their genial and good-humoured caller, will guide all guests throughout the dances, judging the best dances to suite the guests and when to let everyone have a rest while the band play some tunes to listen to.

Band line up consists of fiddle, accordion, keyboards, percussion plus caller.


The LD Ceilidh / Barn Dance band in Essex
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£510 - £640
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If you are looking for the perfect, all-inclusive entertainment for your wedding, birthday party, anniversary celebration, college ball, office party or conference bash, you have just found it!

A barn dance (or ceilidh, or country dance) gets everyone involved. It's terrific fun for all, and it's a great way to get your party to mix. You can hire this English Barn Dance Band for your dance in Essex. With our expert caller on hand to guide you through, no prior experience of dancing is needed to be able to join in to the full.

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The BF Barn Dance / Ceilidh Band in Essex
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£480 - £580
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The BF Band are a Barn Dance Band (a.k.a. Ceilidh Band, folk dance band, call it what you will) play for wedding receptions, birthday parties, PTA events, church socials, ceilidhs, etc. Good, enjoyable 'fun' !! They don't expect anyone present to be an expert, and the band will bring along a caller to tell you what to do. An ideal English Barn Dance Band / Ceilidh Band for a wedding or party in Essex.

They normally go out as a 4-piece band, comprising violin, recorder (or flute), double bass (or bass guitar) and piano-accordion. Of course, there will also be a caller w ... more


The SP Ceilidh/ Barn Dance Band  in Essex
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£510 - £660
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Based on an Irish Ceilidh Band, this band can also include American, Scottish and English if desired. The band includes an Irish championship-winning accordionist, so naturally Irish tunes and songs feature large in their repertoire, alongside Scottish, American and English folk tunes selected for the traditional dances presented by their wonderful caller. So sit back and listen or get up and dance to some great music. Planning a traditional English dance in Essex? Then this English Barn Dance Band could be for you. The caller will guide you through the dances and help make sure that everyon ... more


The HP Barn Dance/ Ceilidh Band in Essex
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£550 - £690
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This band play a mixture of traditional dance tunes from the British Isles and from other European countries, and thier own compositions. Bringing traditional music and dance to Essex with this English Barn Dance Band / Ceilidh Band. The HP Band is an established, very experienced barn dance/ ceilidh band .and their electro-acoustic line-up, with its emphasis on rhythm and melody, plays traditional dance tunes as well as more recently composed music.

Although specialising in weddings and private parties, the band regularly play for public dances and at clubs and festivals throughout th ... more


The RR Ceilidh / Barn DanceBand in Essex
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£500 - £610
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The RR Ceilidh / Barndance Band is a traditional English and Scottish music band who like to put on a roaring ceilidh! Their young energetic caller is a dancer herself who loves to get people involved. The band have played at many weddings, parties, events and more and some of our band members have been playing together for decades. They love to play this music and to see people having a great time. The band is also available in a 5 piece plus caller or a smaller 3 piece plus caller. You can hire this English Barn Dance Band for your dance in Essex.


The KF Ceilidh/Barndance Band in Essex
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£560 - £680
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The KF ceilidh band has been bringing parties to life for more than 10 years with their exciting music and their professional touch. An ideal English Barn Dance Band / Ceilidh Band for a wedding or party in Essex. Their basic line-up of accordion, violin, drums and bass is sometimes augmented by a mandolin or clarinet and the sound is vibrant and energetic. The band is flexible in its approach and will adapt to whatever is required at different venues for a variety of occasions. During breaks in the dancing the band will play well known folk tunes, and the dances can be the ... more


The NU Ceilidh / Barn Dance Band in Essex
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£500 - £610
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This band have been performing their own particular brand of traditional English, Irish and Scottish music for a while now. The current 5 piece + caller line-up seems to have got people talking about them and they have been very busy recently playing pubs, folk clubs, universities and private parties. Planning a traditional English dance in Essex? Then this English Barn Dance Band could be for you.

Founder member, Joe (Guitar and Vocals), and long time members Steve (Bass) and Brendan (Bouzouki, Mandolin, Guitar) have now been joined by two outstanding instrumentalists. Sarah plays ... more


The QS Barn Dance/ Ceilidh Band in Essex
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£680 - £860
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Looking for a barndance, square dance or ceilidh for your event? It's one of the best ways of involving everyone, young and old, in a relaxed and informal atmosphere. This barn dance band will make it easy, fun and memorable. Bringing traditional music and dance to Essex with this English Barn Dance Band / Ceilidh Band. What's more, you can either leave the choice of music and dances entirely up to them, or you can tailor the whole evening to your particular requirements. They are a professional band, happy to travel anywhere in the UK to play for your ceilidh, square dance or barn dance. ... more


The HW Ceilidh Band / Barn Dance Band  in Essex
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£480 - £620
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The HW Band are five musicians from the folk genre come together to form a traditional band with a new lift. You can hire this English Barn Dance Band for your dance in Essex. The band line up is 4 musicians + caller and between them they play an impressive range of instruments including guitar, mandolin, whistle, recorder, banjo, melodeon, bodhran (drum), melodeon and auto harp - several members of the band are also good vocalists.

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More about English Barn Dance Bands

The English Barn Dance Band pages list bands that are available in Essex. People often get confused by what is different about a Ceilidh dance, Barn dance & Hoedown. If you are unsure, identify what kind of dance band would be suitable for your wedding day or celebration in Essex, click on the link below:

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About Essex

The county of ESSEX has been in existence for some 400,000 years and is home to a number of towns and villages including Basildon, Braintree, Billericay, Brentwood, Chelmsford and Southend-on-sea. Whether you want to explore the vast countryside or discover the sea the county of Essex has something to offer everyone. Essex is renowned for being the driest seaside county in England. Essex is home to the seaside resorts of Davencourt, Frinton, Walton, Clacton-on-sea, St.Osyth, and Southend. The largest of the seaside resorts being Southend, boasting a large sandy beach, a splendid pier and various amusements. Essex has a rich and varied landscape comprising of valleys, rivers and estuaries.

With such a long history as a county, Essex has some historic wedding venues. Being a coastal county, it has had more contact with mainland Europe over the centuries than most, which has brought in musical influences from France, the low countries and Scandinavia, now much diluted by the loss of traditions.

A significant number of our string quartets in essex musicians were London based and trained, perhaps being attracted to the bracing sea breezes of the coast. jazz bands in essex presumably hide from the sea breezes, being more associated with night life and the in indoors. ceilidh bands in essex are popular the country over, and our barn dance bands in essex would bring any evening event to life. wedding quartets in essex are a must for every wedding day.

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