English Barn Dance Bands: Oxford, Oxfordshire - for your Event
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The Band is an experienced barn dance / ceilidh band. The Band has a flexible line-up, drawn from the membership of top Festival dance band, The GS Ceilidh Band. Bringing traditional music and dance to Oxford with this English Barn Dance Band / Ceilidh Band.
The five-piece line-up (The GS Ceilidh Band) is often too much for smaller local events where space for the band, time to set up, and perhaps money, are at a premium. The CS band offer a first class alternative. With just three of the musicians plus caller, and a small, quickly assembled PA system, they offer a great option and cou ... more
The Band are in the front rank of the bands on the English Ceilidh scene. Evolving out of the country dances of the British Isles, Europe and America, the style of dancing is typified by its exuberance and their music has all the energy and style that it takes to fill a floor with hundreds of delighted - if somewhat sweaty - dancers. You can hire this English Barn Dance Band for your dance in Oxford.
The Band are a favourite attraction at dance clubs and regularly bring their exciting music to major folk festivals including Sidmouth, Towersey, Warwick, Whit ... more
The RH Ceilidh/ Barndance Band are an enthusiastic and friendly band, with a very sympathetic and experienced Caller. They excel at club barn dances, birthday parties, WI evenings and weddings. An ideal English Barn Dance Band / Ceilidh Band for a wedding or party in Oxford. The band play regularly for Isis Canoe Club in Oxford, to which some of their members belong and love their enthusiasm and energy which they bring to the dancing. However they are very happy to adopt a more relaxed tempo at any venues when required. The band offer a selection of tunes from England, Irel ... more
This band play a broad range of British traditional tunes as well as some from, Europe, the USA and Israel. The band works with excellent callers and is noted for its lively and energetic style. Planning a traditional English dance in Oxford? Then this English Barn Dance Band could be for you. This band has a multi-instrument line-up utilising accordion, harp, fiddle, bass, mandolin, guitar and hammered dulcimer.
The band play regularly for weddings, parties and corporate events.
This band have been together since 1996, playing for Festivals, Village dances, Wedding Receptions and Private Parties.
They play English-style music, and their line-up comprises Ken on mandolin and melodeon, Susanne on accordion and keyboards, Fraser on rhythm guitar and Mary on bass. Bringing traditional music and dance to Oxford with this English Barn Dance Band / Ceilidh Band.
The TD ceilidh band members have built a solid reputation as a professional band that has the flexibility to adapt its repertoire to suit different age groups, events and venues.
A typical ceilidh/barn dance with the TD band would be an evening (around three and a half hours) which begins with a few easier dances as we create an opportunity for everyone to get involved. You can hire this English Barn Dance Band for your dance in Oxford. With each dance, they will talk/walk you through the steps before the dance begins and, even once the music gets under way, ... more
The SK Ceilidh Band are an experienced band with a large repertoire of traditional and modern dance music. An ideal English Barn Dance Band / Ceilidh Band for a wedding or party in Oxford. If you're not into folk music, don't worry, as the band's varied musical arrangements and instrument line up (fiddle, mandolin, piano, electric / acoustic guitar and electric / acoustic bass) will provide you with something that you will identify with. For the the folk music aficionados there's tunes aplenty from all over, played with skill and verve. A Barn Dance (ceilidh) is great fun f ... more
A barn dance or ceilidh needs a good caller and appropriate live music. This band's caller, Irene, has a lifetime of experience in dancing and knows how to put over the fun elements of dancing. Her clear instruction makes everyone feel comfortable, from complete beginners to experts, both young and old. The band is made up from hand picked, very experienced, musicians, with a vast repertoire of tunes which are selected on the night (or afternoon) to suit the particular requirements of your even ... more
This lively band are in great demand for weddings, parties, charity events, corporate entertainment and other functions requiring that little bit of extra in entertainment value & they can, on occasion, offfer a Disco option. Bringing traditional music and dance to Oxford with this English Barn Dance Band / Ceilidh Band. The band pride themselves on a professional approach to all situation and importantly, a strong sense of FUN!
The band works with a team of experienced and sympathetic callers. Each has a special talent ranging from singing, recorder playing to humour and a dry wit. ... more
Basically an English Barn Dance Band, the LY Band can also include American and Irish if desired.The Band are a bunch of brilliant musicians, three of whom have been playing and calling for barn dances for over 15 years. You can hire this English Barn Dance Band for your dance in Oxford. With three out of the five having been classically trained, there's nothing folksy about this band; nor are they staid and stuffy.
A good time for all, especially the dancers is the name of the game, all done to an irresistible foot-tapping beat. It's worth coming along to ... more