English Barn Dance Bands: Wigan, Lancashire - for your Event
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Based on an Irish Ceilidh Band, they can also include Scottish, English, CelticRock , Country and Rock&Roll if desired. The Band are a professional four piece Irish Band offering a fantastic and lively range of Irish music. Bringing traditional music and dance to Wigan with this English Barn Dance Band / Ceilidh Band. They are all professional musicians who came together about 5 years ago to form one of the most vibrant and lively bands on the Irish music scene today.
They also specialise in Ceilidhs and can offer all types of Ceilidh, whether you want to have an Irish, Scottish or ... more
Theis band are a professional four piece Irish and Ceili Band, who play a fantastic and lively range of real Traditional and Contemporary Irish music, songs and tunes, as well as Celtic rock and Country rock & roll. They are all professional musicians who came together about 8 years ago from academic, formal, semi-pro and session music backgrounds, to form one of the most vibrant and lively bands on the Irish music scene today. You can hire this English Barn Dance Band for your dance in Wigan.
They also do Ceili's as a five piece band, including a caller ... more
Based on an English Barn Dance Band, they can also include American, Scottish and Irish if desired. An ideal English Barn Dance Band / Ceilidh Band for a wedding or party in Wigan. A 4 piece band comprising:
Mary – accordion, has played for several barn dance bands and Morris sides.
Paul – banjo and caller. Trained on classical guitar, now plays melodeon and banjo. Musician and dancer, for a local Morris side for many years.
Pete – guitar, new to folk, but highly experienced in other genres or Alistair on bass guitar and either Rowanne – Violin and Alto Sax or Emil ... more
Since forming in 2001, this band have become firm favourites in their home area. They've played for weddings, corporate events, birthday parties, conferences, PTA hops and harvest festivals, and are used to fitting in with your existing arrangements. Planning a traditional English dance in Wigan? Then this English Barn Dance Band could be for you. If you and your guests have never been to a ceilidh, ceili, barn dance, hoe down, folk dance or whatever you want to call it before, don't worry! The caller is there to ensure that everyone has a good time. He or she will introduce the dances and m ... more
The RT Band are an experienced ceilidh band who play venues throughout the North West of England. They play at folk festivals, parties, wedding receptions and other events. Bringing traditional music and dance to Wigan with this English Barn Dance Band / Ceilidh Band.
As you are probably aware, the great advantage of folk dance for a party (or any other event) is that your guests need not know anything at all about folk dancing as the whole thing is explained by the caller and walked through once or twice beforehand.
The line up for this band consists of melodeon, fiddle, guitar, b ... more
The O S Band specialises in playing for ceilidhs, barn dances and hoedowns. The band's danceable and foot-tapping sound is based on a varied range of instruments - melodeon, banjo, bouzouki, mandolin, acoustic guitar, electric guitar and bass. You can hire this English Barn Dance Band for your dance in Wigan.
The sole aim of an O S Band ceilidh is a good time for everybody. They can guarantee an enjoyable and fun-packed evening of jigs, reels, polkas, waltzes and hornpipes - a really good night for all generations!
They usually start the evening with eas ... more
The GM Band play music for all sorts of events and in venues such as hotels, restaurants and church halls. An ideal English Barn Dance Band / Ceilidh Band for a wedding or party in Wigan. Their line up is fiddle/caller, guitar, and bass. Their caller is experienced in explaining the dances and then helping people through them. They usually start with very easy dances and then they get a bit more complex as the evening goes on. During any breaks, the band will play some tunes or sing a few songs.
A larger band is also available.
An extension of their top Irish band (The WJ Band ref:4206.1), they are joined by experienced callers like Roger Newton, Fred Lloyd and Geoff Miller, who go together to form the MG Ceilidh Band. Planning a traditional English dance in Wigan? Then this English Barn Dance Band could be for you.
The ceilidh band play a mix of Irish, Scottish and English tunes to accompany a mix of traditional dances to suit both beginners and experts alike.
Between the breaks, you are entertained with some of the bands extensive repertoire of great songs.
With a huge repertoire of music and dances from the British Isles, and America. Bringing traditional music and dance to Wigan with this English Barn Dance Band / Ceilidh Band. The band plays for all the main Ceilidh nights, namely Burns Night, St. Andrew's Day, St. Patrick's Day, New Years Eve, and Hoe Downs for American Independence Day. BBC Music Live Festival, broadcast on the BBC, been twice featured on Radio Merseyside's Folk Scene programme, as well as many other local radio stations around the country
The MN Barn Dance/ Ceilidh Band perform for a variety of occasions including weddings, birthdays, anniversaries, PTA, club, church and village events.
All the band members have many years of experience in playing for dancing. These events are fun and not intended to be serious! (you can have a laugh at your own mistakes). They perform with the same enthusiasm for both experienced dancers and novices. If you have never done it before, don't worry, they will be there to make it work for you. The ... more