English Barn Dance Bands: Stroud, Gloucestershire - for your Event
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This is an established band with a line up and repertoire sure to get everyone out of their seats and joining in the fun on the dance floor. Bringing traditional music and dance to Stroud with this English Barn Dance Band / Ceilidh Band. The band line-up comprises of accordion, melodeon, fiddle, banjo, guitar plus caller.
The band have performed at numerous ceilidhs and barn dances playing for events including weddings, anniversary and birthday parties, village events and fund-raising events where the bigger band sound is required at an affordable price. The fact is - the band just lov ... more
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 Stroud. 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.
This band is a three piece outfit who can perform for a range of functions, including weddings, corporate hospitality, clubs, anniversaries etc. An ideal English Barn Dance Band / Ceilidh Band for a wedding or party in Stroud. Between them they play an impressive array of acoustic instruments including fiddle, mandolin, banjo, button accordion, guitar, double bass, bass guitar, flute, bodhran, bouzouki and vocals!
The band believe it to be really important to give a quality service to match the customer's specification. If there is a "special" tune wanted, then the band ... more
This group are a barn dance/Ceilidh band providing live music in a lively and exciting style. The band has been in existence for over 25 years, under the leadership of Tony. Whilst the line-up has been 'liquid', the core of Tony and Hamish has remained constant. Planning a traditional English dance in Stroud? Then this English Barn Dance Band could be for you. Their music covers English, Irish, Scottish and American country dance tunes, as well as European tunes.
The band have played in a variety of venues ranging from village halls to castles.
Some of the venues include:-
Castles - ... more
This band can cater for Barn Dances & Ceilidhs, or provide foot-stomping musical entertainment for parties & weddings, pubs & social clubs, folk clubs, banquets, Irish & Scottish theme parties etc. Bringing traditional music and dance to Stroud with this English Barn Dance Band / Ceilidh Band. Barn dances & ceilidhs with the LR Band are strictly for fun & for those who don’t want to take it all too seriously! No previous experience is required as they have an excellent caller & none of the dances are too complicated. The caller does a thorough explanation & practice walk-through for you b ... more
This band can offer Irish, Scottish, English, American, Scandinavian Barn Dance & Ceilidh plus Klezmer. The JF Band specialise in providing the perfect entertainment for functions such as weddings, parties, anniversaries, corporate functions and more. You can hire this English Barn Dance Band for your dance in Stroud. They are flexible in catering for any specific requests such as specific dances and we are always happy to discuss your requirements.
The JF Band play music from a mixture of countries; mainly England, Scotland and Ireland but also some from Sw ... 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. An ideal English Barn Dance Band / Ceilidh Band for a wedding or party in Stroud.
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. Planning a traditional English dance in Stroud? Then this English Barn Dance Band could be for you. 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. Bringing traditional music and dance to Stroud with this English Barn Dance Band / Ceilidh Band.
Instrumental line-up is traditional with fiddle, flute / piccolo (or accordion), guitar, bass. This high ... more
Based on a Scottish Ceilidh Band, they can also include American, Irish and English if desired. The SW Band are great entertainers playing infectious Celtic tunes and songs, treating every event as the party of the year. The band quoted here (3 piece plus caller) is just one line-up of their flexible 3 - 6 players band, to suit the customers budget. The more players, the bigger the sound. You can hire this English Barn Dance Band for your dance in Stroud.
Their charismatic caller, 'Miss Dixie', calls dances enjoyable for all ages and abilities, to ensure e ... more