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

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The TLD Ceilidh / Barn Dance Band in Ilkeston, Derbyshire
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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. Bringing traditional music and dance to Ilkeston with this English Barn Dance Band / Ceilidh Band. 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 Ilkeston, Derbyshire
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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. You can hire this English Barn Dance Band for your dance in Ilkeston.

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 BE Barn Dance / Ceilidh Band  in Ilkeston, Derbyshire
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£560 - £690
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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. An ideal English Barn Dance Band / Ceilidh Band for a wedding or party in Ilkeston. 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 BW Barn Dance/Ceilidh Band in Ilkeston, Derbyshire
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£590 - £730
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This is a 4 piece band plus caller, comprising melodeon, guitar, bass percussion, caller. Planning a traditional English dance in Ilkeston? Then this English Barn Dance Band could be for you. 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 Ilkeston, 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. Bringing traditional music and dance to Ilkeston with this English Barn Dance Band / Ceilidh Band.

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 MW Barn Dance/Ceilidh band in Ilkeston, Derbyshire
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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. You can hire this English Barn Dance Band for your dance in Ilkeston.

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 Ilkeston, 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. An ideal English Barn Dance Band / Ceilidh Band for a wedding or party in Ilkeston. 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 SR Ceilidh/ Barndance Band in Ilkeston, Derbyshire
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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. Planning a traditional English dance in Ilkeston? Then this English Barn Dance Band could be for you. 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


The BB Barn Dance/ Ceilidh Band in Ilkeston, Derbyshire
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£630 - £770
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This band plays lively folk music for English ceilidhs (also known as barn dances or English country dances), Scottish ceilidhs, Irish ceilis, and French and Swedish bals. Bringing traditional music and dance to Ilkeston with this English Barn Dance Band / Ceilidh Band. Combining traditional music with stomping rhythm, tight arrangements, singing and fun, they will infect all of your guests with an irresistible dancing itch! All dances are fully explained by a friendly, experienced caller, so no prior knowledge is required, you just have to be willing to get up and give it a try!


The LD Ceilidh/ Barn Dance Band in Ilkeston, Derbyshire
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An all Scottish Ceilidh Band that can include Irish, English and American if you wish. The LD Ceilidh Band is a three-piece band comprising Piano Accordion, Fiddle and Double-bass and is perfect for a Wedding Ceilidh or a Barndance. You can hire this English Barn Dance Band for your dance in Ilkeston. Two of its members are originally from Edinburgh so there is a strong Scottish flavour to the band’s sound, although the callers use a wide variety of dances from various traditions to keep any evening swinging along.

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The English Barn Dance Band pages list bands that are available in Ilkeston. 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 Ilkeston, click on the link below:

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About Ilkeston

Ilkeston also known as Ilson is a town in the Borough of Erewash of Derbyshire, in the East Midlands region of England, on the River Erewash, from which the local authority district takes its name. The town is close to both Derby and Nottingham and is near to the M1 motorway. Although the town lies within Derbyshire, it is closer to Nottingham.

The eastern boundary of Ilkeston is only two miles from Nottingham's western edge. Ilkeston is considered by the Office for National Statistics to be part of Nottingham metropolitan area. Ilkeston was probably founded in the 6th century AD, and gets its name from its supposed founder, Elch or Elcha, who was an Anglian chieftain. The town appears as Tilchestune in the Domesday Book.Ilkeston is one of the few places where the distinctive dialect of East Midlands English is extensively spoken. Ilkeston is referred to as 'Ilson' in this dialect.

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