English Barn Dance Bands: the Home Counties, London - for your Event
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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. Bringing traditional music and dance to the Home Counties with this English Barn Dance Band / Ceilidh Band. 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 BF Band are a Barn Dance Band (a.k.a. Ceilidh Band, folk dance band, call it what you will) play for wedding receptions, birthday parties, PTA events, church socials, ceilidhs, etc. Good, enjoyable 'fun' !! They don't expect anyone present to be an expert, and the band will bring along a caller to tell you what to do. You can hire this English Barn Dance Band for your dance in the Home Counties.
They normally go out as a 4-piece band, comprising violin, recorder (or flute), double bass (or bass guitar) and piano-accordion. Of course, there will also be a caller w ... more
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. An ideal English Barn Dance Band / Ceilidh Band for a wedding or party in the Home Counties. 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
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. Planning a traditional English dance in the Home Counties? Then this English Barn Dance Band could be for you.
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 CX Ceilidh Band was formed in 2012 and has been delighting clients at weddings and private parties ever since. The full regular band consists of:
Fiddle; Whistles / pipes / saxophone; Electric guitar / mandolin; Acoustic Guitar; Accordion ;Caller. Bringing traditional music and dance to the Home Counties with this English Barn Dance Band / Ceilidh Band. The band can operate as anything from a two piece plus a caller up to the full band plus caller. They sometimes augment the band with drums and /or bass, and have a pool of excellent musicians who can step in if one of the regular musicians is no ... more
Based on an Irish Ceilidh Band, this band can also include American, Scottish and English if desired. The band includes an Irish championship-winning accordionist, so naturally Irish tunes and songs feature large in their repertoire, alongside Scottish, American and English folk tunes selected for the traditional dances presented by their wonderful caller. So sit back and listen or get up and dance to some great music. You can hire this English Barn Dance Band for your dance in the Home Counties. The caller will guide you through the dances and help make sure that everyon ... more
The TL Ceilidh Band is highly professional and features musicians who have played from Cornwall to Shetland and from Sweden to Australia. Since 1999, they has delivered well received performances at many events, from music festivals and clubs to corporate and private events and parties, and with live and recorded appearances on BBC Radio Scotland, Radio 4, local, European and US radio. An ideal English Barn Dance Band / Ceilidh Band for a wedding or party in the Home Counties. The TL Band's key to ceilidh/barn dance success is the ‘no pressure, it’s all about the fun’ approach taken by ... more
The TN Band is an increasingly popular barn dance and ceilidh band, which offers lively dance tunes which get your feet tapping from the moment they start playing. Planning a traditional English dance in the Home Counties? Then this English Barn Dance Band could be for you. Their experienced caller will lead you through the dances, with a style which engages with young and old. Their music is a well balanced mixture of traditional English, Irish, Scottish and American Old Time country dance tunes, some well known and others unique to the band.
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. Bringing traditional music and dance to the Home Counties with this English Barn Dance Band / Ceilidh Band.
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
The RR Ceilidh / Barn Dance are a trad band in North London making weekly sorties into the surrounding area to provide music for ceilidhs and barndances. You can hire this English Barn Dance Band for your dance in the Home Counties. They play English, Scottish, Irish and North American tunes and they bring a caller to get everyone dancing. They have played everywhere from Waterloo Station to the farmyards of Buckinghamshire and Bedfordshire, and what they love most is to see a crowd of dancers with a smile on their faces and a spring in their step. As well as a three-piec ... more