English Barn Dance Bands: Oxfordshire - for your Event

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The TD Celidh/Barn Dance Band in Oxfordshire
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£360 - £450
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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. Bringing traditional music and dance to Oxfordshire with this English Barn Dance Band / Ceilidh Band. 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 RH Ceilidh/ Barn Dance Band in Oxfordshire
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£360 - £430
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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. You can hire this English Barn Dance Band for your dance in Oxfordshire. 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


The GS Ceilidh / Barn Dance Band in Oxfordshire
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£660 - £800
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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. An ideal English Barn Dance Band / Ceilidh Band for a wedding or party in Oxfordshire.

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 SW Ceilidh/ Barn Dance Band in Oxfordshire
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£740 - £900
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The SW Band, a creative and energetic ceilidh band, was set up in 2007. The band combines the dynamic fiddlework of Alice with stunning Celtic harp by Steph, driving guitar from Clara and funky bodhran from Barry, all well-established musicians within their own right. Planning a traditional English dance in Oxfordshire? Then this English Barn Dance Band could be for you.

The band plays a blend of traditional and contemporary tunes from the British Isles and especially England, twisting the traditional into innovative and invigorating arrangements.

All four are regulars at the notorious Half ... more


The CS Barn Dance / Ceilidh Band in Oxfordshire
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£440 - £540
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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 Oxfordshire 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 LR Ceilidh / Barn Dance  Band in Oxfordshire
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£460 - £580
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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. You can hire this English Barn Dance Band for your dance in Oxfordshire. 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.


The RJ Barn Dance / Ceilidh Band in Oxfordshire
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£570 - £760
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Based on an English Barn Dance Band, this is a lively and enthusiastic band with over 20 years experience of running barn dances. When they're not playing for you, they're singing, playing and dancing to traditional music with their friends. An ideal English Barn Dance Band / Ceilidh Band for a wedding or party in Oxfordshire.

Between them the band play an assortment of instruments; including piano, fiddle, melodeon and hammered dulcimer. Their caller will make sure that everything is clearly explained so that everyone can join in and have a good time. Whenever possible the ... more


The LY Barn Dance /Ceilidh Band in Oxfordshire
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£550 - £670
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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. Planning a traditional English dance in Oxfordshire? Then this English Barn Dance Band could be for you. 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


The PA Barn Dance/ Ceilidh Band in Oxfordshire
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£550 - £690
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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 Oxfordshire with this English Barn Dance Band / Ceilidh Band.


The BF Ceilidh / Barn Dance Band in Oxfordshire
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£470 - £590
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This band offers you top-quality delivery of jigs, polkas, hornpipes and reels. You can hire this English Barn Dance Band for your dance in Oxfordshire. These musicians present a sizzling synthesis of exciting tunes, mixed in with original renditions of all your favourite Irish songs.

Look out for chunky guitar, mouth-watering melodeon and feisty fiddle, tight-knit together to create a head-turning sound - with vocals to match. A 4 piece band is also available.

Previous clients include Ikea, RAF, Holiday Inn and many others.

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More about English Barn Dance Bands

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

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About Oxfordshire

Oxfordshire's boundaries form a very irregular shape. The centre of the county is just seven miles from Berkshire and Buckinghamshire, yet the northern part of Oxfordshire sees its diameter being 38 miles and its greatest length being 48 miles. Oxfordshire has five principle rivers, being the Thame, Isis, Cherwell, Evenlode and Windrush. The confluence of the Thame and the Isis form the River Thames. The principle manufacturing industries of Oxfordshire have included blankets at Witney, shag at Banbury, and gloves and polished steel at Woodstock. Other industries included lace making and woolspinning. Entering the second millennium, Oxfordshire is gaining a reputation for high-tech business and state-of-the-art science, earning Oxford the new name of The Silicon Spires, in addition to its traditional name of The Dreaming Spires. The county also has a strong agricultural background including cattle and sheep farming, and crops including corn, grass, and in the latter part of the 20th century rapeseed oil and linen. Oxford, the county town, has long been world-famous as a seat of learning with its well respected Oxford University.

The university city of Oxford lies at the centre of Oxfordshire, acts as a focus for musical excellence. The music departments of the university together with the city's plethora of churches ensures that there are always musicians in plenty in and around Oxfordshire and the Cotswolds. With a wealthy university city and the Cotswolds being a select commuting area for London party bands , function bands & covers bands area always in demand. Some excellent jazz bands are resident in Oxfordshire, and others travel from London to perform. Oxfordshire is also a farming county, so barn dance bands are always performing both in the villages and through the university folk culture. The hundreds of year's of cultural influence from the university colleges in Oxford has bread an excellence in music in the area. See string quartets in oxfordshire Jazz is another intellectual music form, so again a strong jazz influence: jazz bands in oxfordshire All the traditional universities have strong folk societies which feed into the region: And the villages and farming communities also keep the traditions alive:

Other types of music

All Female String Quartets: OxfordshireCovers Bands: OxfordshireJazz Trios: Oxfordshire
American Barn Dance Bands: OxfordshireFolk Solos And Duos: OxfordshireLive Ceremony Music-Weddings: Oxfordshire
Bands for New Year & Christmas: OxfordshireFunction Bands: OxfordshireParty Bands: Oxfordshire
Barn Dance Bands: OxfordshireHarps: OxfordshirePop Bands: Oxfordshire
Ceili and Barn Dances: OxfordshireHire Local Live Bands: OxfordshireScottish Ceilidh Bands: Oxfordshire
Ceilidh Bands: OxfordshireIrish Ceilidh Bands: OxfordshireString Quartets: Oxfordshire
Classical Duos: OxfordshireJazz Bands: OxfordshireWedding Ceremony Songs: Oxfordshire
Classical Guitarists: OxfordshireJazz Duos: OxfordshireWedding Entertainers: Oxfordshire
Classical Music For Weddings: OxfordshireJazz Guitarists: OxfordshireWedding Music Bands: Oxfordshire
Classical Pianists: OxfordshireJazz Pianists: OxfordshireWedding Songs: Oxfordshire
Classical Singers: OxfordshireJazz Quartets: OxfordshireWedding String Quartets: Oxfordshire
Classical Solos Duos And Trios: OxfordshireJazz Solos And Duos: OxfordshireWind Ensembles: Oxfordshire

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