English Barn Dance Bands: West Sussex, the South East - for your Event
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Looking for a ceilidh or barn dance near Sussex? The musicians in the TS Band have been performing at barn dances for many years. A barn dance is, first and foremost, about having fun. Bringing traditional music and dance to West Sussex with this English Barn Dance Band / Ceilidh Band. A good barn dance or ceilidh caller will have a repertoire of easy dances, and will provide clear instructions for the dancers. The aim is to provide a relaxed, lively social occasion. Good barn dances and ceilidhs have a natural 'social mixing' effect which works across all age ranges.
As with most ceilid ... more
The BC Band is a professional, high energy ceilidh band who'll sweep you and your guests up in our enthusiasm and joie de vivre; making sure that you can relax at your wedding or party safe in the knowledge that they'll look after everyone whether experienced or novice dancers. You can hire this English Barn Dance Band for your dance in West Sussex. With a mix of dances and music from all over the UK and around the world, they mix firm favourites like The Dashing White Sergeant, Strip the Willow, Gay Gordons and Cumberland Square 8 (the one with the baskets) with mo ... more
The band have been gigging regularly now for over 10 years and have a great local reputation for a barn storming night to remember.
With a mixture of different instruments they can provide the perfect setting for an energetic evening of dancing or quieter acoustic music to play in the background. An ideal English Barn Dance Band / Ceilidh Band for a wedding or party in West Sussex. The UR Barn Dance Band play traditional tunes with a twist from all over the UK, with a focus on Scottish jigs and hornpipes.
The dances are simple, bouncy and quick to learn so you can get on ... more
This is a vibrant eight piece band, providing a variety of music for social dance and listening. Planning a traditional English dance in West Sussex? Then this English Barn Dance Band could be for you. They are guaranteed to get your foot tapping! They play a lot of good tunes, some that are rarely heard in dance bands, plus some fresh arrangements of tried and trusted standards
The band comprises Fiddles, Melodeons, Flute and Whistles, Acoustic Double Bass, Percussion, Mandolins and Guitars.
They work with some entertaining "Callers" and they also have some fine singers!
The Band have played together since the early 1990s, bringing together their experience of all kinds of folk, dance and related music to barn dances. Bringing traditional music and dance to West Sussex with this English Barn Dance Band / Ceilidh Band. Their instrumental line up is:- accordion, concertina, fiddle, guitar and the band includes a caller.
The band has played in every kind of venue,- from windswept fields and dusty barns, to zoos, faded hydro hotels and elaborate marquees- and for every occasion, including birthday and wedding parties, PTA and works outings, street parties and ... more
The SF Band is an English ceilidh/barndance band, founded in 2001 by three musicians with many years experience in a number of other bands. Their aim is to have dancers enjoy a variety of ceilidh dances to bright, lively and rhythmic music.
SF are a three-piece band plus their own caller to explain the dances. You can hire this English Barn Dance Band for your dance in West Sussex. The musicians are Sandy on melodeon, Bridget on violin, and Dave on guitars (acoustic and electric guitar).
The SF Band are available for weddings, parties (birthday, anniversary ... more
The FN Ceilidh/ Barn Dance Band has been entertaining since 1984. An ideal English Barn Dance Band / Ceilidh Band for a wedding or party in West Sussex. They have high standards of musicianship and are classically trained and always play a variety tunes for each dance. They work with various callers and guarantee you’ll have a fun and varied evening of dancing that will be adapted according to the level of the dancers. They frequently play at folk dance clubs and can play any music that’s put in front of them! The band is made up of accordion, fiddle, whistle and guitar depending ... more
The KF ceilidh band has been bringing parties to life for more than 10 years with their exciting music and their professional touch. Planning a traditional English dance in West Sussex? Then this English Barn Dance Band could be for you. Their basic line-up of accordion, violin, drums and bass is sometimes augmented by a mandolin or clarinet and the sound is vibrant and energetic. The band is flexible in its approach and will adapt to whatever is required at different venues for a variety of occasions. During breaks in the dancing the band will play well known folk tunes, and the dances can be the ... more
The AQ Band are an experienced and fun ceilidh band. Between them they have played at venues from the Albert Hall to the village hall both at home and abroad. Events include
Scottish - Marriott Grosvenor Square Burns Night, St Georges Hill Tennis Club Burns Night, British Chamber of Commerce Latvia Burns Night
Irish - Box Hill School St Patricks Night, Trafalgar Square Irish Festival stage
General - Glastonbury, Brighton Festival, Cite de la Musique Paris, Celebrity Weddings, Folk Prom Alber ... more
The SM Ceilidh Band are a versatile combination of vocalists and musicians who draw from the huge repertoire of popular folk music from the UK as well as other countries.
They are very experienced at providing tunes for barn dances, as well as St Patrick's night, Burn's night and any other similar event requiring authentic music played with verve. You can hire this English Barn Dance Band for your dance in West Sussex.
For Dances, They will usually work with a 'Caller' who will guide the audience through the steps before, and during, each dance. They play reg ... more