English Barn Dance Bands: Greater Manchester, the North West - for your Event
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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 Greater Manchester 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.
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. You can hire this English Barn Dance Band for your dance in Greater Manchester.
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
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. An ideal English Barn Dance Band / Ceilidh Band for a wedding or party in Greater Manchester. 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 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 Greater Manchester? 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.
Based on an English Barn Dance Band, they can also include American, Scottish and Irish if desired. Bringing traditional music and dance to Greater Manchester with this English Barn Dance Band / Ceilidh Band. A traditional style 5 piece band comprising:
Mary – accordion, has played for several barn dance bands and Morris sides.
Paul – banjo. Trained on classical guitar, now plays melodeon and banjo. Musician and dancer, for a local Morris side for many years.
Rowanne – violin, young and talented, also plays alto sax.
Plays in several local youth bands.
Pete – guitar, new to folk, but high ... more
Based on an Irish Ceilidh Band, they can also include Scottish, English, CelticRock , Country and Rock&Roll if desired. The Band are a professional four piece Irish Band offering a fantastic and lively range of Irish music. You can hire this English Barn Dance Band for your dance in Greater Manchester. They are all professional musicians who came together about 5 years ago to form one of the most vibrant and lively bands on the Irish music scene today.
They also specialise in Ceilidhs and can offer all types of Ceilidh, whether you want to have an Irish, Scottish or ... more
Theis band are a professional four piece Irish and Ceili Band, who play a fantastic and lively range of real Traditional and Contemporary Irish music, songs and tunes, as well as Celtic rock and Country rock & roll. They are all professional musicians who came together about 8 years ago from academic, formal, semi-pro and session music backgrounds, to form one of the most vibrant and lively bands on the Irish music scene today. An ideal English Barn Dance Band / Ceilidh Band for a wedding or party in Greater Manchester.
They also do Ceili's as a five piece band, including a caller ... 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
MW ceilidh band is a collaboration of accomplished folk musicians who have wide ranging experience. The band play a wide variety of tunes. They particularly enjoy playing music from North America and Québec but also play many traditional English, Scottish and Irish tunes. Although the emphasis is on folk dance tunes, they also include some listening tune sets between dances.
MW band are available for any private function that wants a ceilidh (aka barn dance, hoe down, folk dance) including we ... 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