English Barn Dance Bands: 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 Shropshire 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
The SK Band are a fiddle-led four-piece barn dance / ceilidh band and caller playing in a solidly 'British' style with an emphasis upon English tunes. The band members have a wealth of experience and have played together for seven years. Individually and collectively they bring great enthusiasm to country dance music which, when combined with their musical abilities, guarantees a successful, fun event. You can hire this English Barn Dance Band for your dance in Shropshire. The band is especially sympathetic to the needs of clients and can be both flexible and accom ... more
The FP Band are a professional piano and violin (and flute/recorder) two-piece folk band - plus caller, who specialise in playing for social dance, Playford dances and balls, American contra and barn dances. An ideal English Barn Dance Band / Ceilidh Band for a wedding or party in Shropshire. The Band will make any event special, with a tailor-made programme of dances to suit your experience and occasion. This dynamic duo have been playing professionally for nearly a decade.
This Duo are also happy to offer a larger band adding more musicians as required.
The BD Band was formed in 2005 with the aim of providing exciting and high quality music for ceilidhs, dances and other special occasions. Planning a traditional English dance in Shropshire? Then this English Barn Dance Band could be for you. The players are all talented and experienced professionals who can perform a wide variety of entertaining folk music. This includes all the favourite Irish, Scottish and English sets, along with French dances, East European tunes, original music written by Gerry, andsome great vocals.
The band line-up consists of accordion, fiddle guitar and bodhran/ p ... more
Based on an English Barn Dance Band, they can also include American, Scottish and Irish if desired. Bringing traditional music and dance to Shropshire with this English Barn Dance Band / Ceilidh Band. 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. You can hire this English Barn Dance Band for your dance in Shropshire. 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
The CF Band are a musically diverse 5 piece band who are gate-crashing the folk scene with a lively blend of traditional Irish, drinking songs, 3 part harmony and instrumentals. An ideal English Barn Dance Band / Ceilidh Band for a wedding or party in Shropshire. All the members are professional musicians active in many genres of the music industry performing in Classical orchestras to Jazz and World music groups. They all share a passion for Folk and Celtic music and formed the band in 2009 as an outlet for the music. Line-up includes Ange -Whistles / Vocals, Dave - Guitar / V ... more
This band can offer Irish, Scottish, English, American Barn Dance & Ceilidh. Planning a traditional English dance in Shropshire? Then this English Barn Dance Band could be for you. 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
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 Shropshire 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 Shropshire.
Instrumental line-up is traditional with fiddle, flute / piccolo (or accordion), guitar, bass. This high ... more