English Barn Dance Bands: Ludlow, Shropshire - for your Event
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Based on an Irish Ceilidh Band, they can also include Scottish, English and Irish music if desired. The Band have been playing in and around the Midlands since 1979, so their music is spot on for dancing. Bringing traditional music and dance to Ludlow with this English Barn Dance Band / Ceilidh Band.
The usual format is based around Roger's driving accordion - which is usually accompanied by guitar and fiddle. However a banjo player is sometimes available if required, especially if the night is crying out for an Irish Ceili 'flavour',with some of the well-known songs for good measure ... more
Based on an English Barn Dance Band, they can also include American, Scottish and Irish if desired. You can hire this English Barn Dance Band for your dance in Ludlow. Hear all the traditional barn dance tunes, dance all the dances, with the SR Band, including accordion, fiddle, bass and Sheila herself, the caller (+ guitar, percussion) ,– and what a lovely Geordie accent she has too! The band's emphasis is on having fun and they are happy to play for any event, from village socials, birthdays, anniversaries, weddings etc.
Smaller bands are also available.
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. An ideal English Barn Dance Band / Ceilidh Band for a wedding or party in Ludlow. 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
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 Ludlow? 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 Ludlow 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 Ludlow.
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 Ludlow. 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
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. Planning a traditional English dance in Ludlow? Then this English Barn Dance Band could be for you. 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
This band can offer Irish, Scottish, English, American Barn Dance & Ceilidh. Bringing traditional music and dance to Ludlow with this English Barn Dance Band / Ceilidh Band. Ceilidhs and barn dances are a great excuses to share some powerful, exciting music with your friends and enjoy a fun-filled time on the dance floor! You really don't need any experience - this band's caller will simply teach you all you need to know. It's the ideal entertainment for parties and weddings - getting everyone involved.
The CZ Band is a 2-piece barn dance and ceilidh band, playing accordion, keyboard ... more
The CW Band usually comprises Maggie, David and Jenny, playing fiddle, accordion, keyboard and recorder, but they can provide more or less musicians as required. They have over 70 years experience of music making between them, and a similar time spent on the dance floor learning to appreciate good dance sound. You can hire this English Barn Dance Band for your dance in Ludlow. The band play for ceilidhs, hoe-downs and barn dances at weddings, parties and clubs throughout the Midlands.
They play regularly at the country's top folk dance clubs and festivals, i ... more