English Barn Dance Bands: the Peak District, Derbyshire - for your Event
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This band can perform as an all Scottish Ceilidh, Irish Ceili, English Barn Dance or a mixture of all. The MR Ceilidh/barn dance band is a lively band of three experienced musicians and a dance caller. Bringing traditional music and dance to the Peak District with this English Barn Dance Band / Ceilidh Band. They play and sing music and songs from the English, Scottish and Irish traditions for dancing and listening to, at wedding receptions, birthday parties and corporate events. Line up consists of melodeon and fiddle, guitar and flute, and flute and whistle. They work with experienced dance caller ... more
Although basically an Irish Ceilidh Band, the BS Band can also include American, Scottish and English if desired.The band play traditional music, mostly celtic style, for ceilidhs at weddings, parties, universities, schools, fund-raisers and gatherings of all sorts. You can hire this English Barn Dance Band for your dance in the Peak District.
The band line-up includes flutes and recorder/ guitar/ fiddle, cittern and banjo and the dance caller and MC. A larger band can be offered with the addition of flute/ guitar/fiddle.
At their dances there are usually some pe ... more
This is a lively English ceilidh band who provide ceilidhs/barn dances for wedding and civil partnership receptions, birthday parties, corporate events, anniversary parties, club/society socials and more! They play traditional and contemporary ceilidh dance tunes on flute & whistle, melodeon and guitar, along with one of their friendly and experienced callers to teach the dances. An ideal English Barn Dance Band / Ceilidh Band for a wedding or party in the Peak District.
Their music takes its influences mainly from the traditional and contemporary folk music of England, Wales, Franc ... more
This experienced band normally comprises of three musicians and a caller with an instrumental line- up of Button Accordion with midi Bass; Fiddle, and Electronic Wind Synth; Piano Accordion; Caller and vocals. Planning a traditional English dance in the Peak District? Then this English Barn Dance Band could be for you. They play mainly Scottish, Irish and English music for dancing. They play Reels, Jigs, Hornpipes and Polkas and are happy to include Ballroom requests- Walzes, Foxtrots and Quicksteps.
They offer singing spots and music in - between to help you get your breath back and are happy t ... more
This band plays lively folk music for English ceilidhs (also known as barn dances or English country dances), Scottish ceilidhs, Irish ceilis, and French and Swedish bals. Bringing traditional music and dance to the Peak District with this English Barn Dance Band / Ceilidh Band. Combining traditional music with stomping rhythm, tight arrangements, singing and fun, they will infect all of your guests with an irresistible dancing itch! All dances are fully explained by a friendly, experienced caller, so no prior knowledge is required, you just have to be willing to get up and give it a try!
An all Scottish Ceilidh Band that can include Irish, English and American if you wish. The LD Ceilidh Band is a three-piece band comprising Piano Accordion, Fiddle and Double-bass and is perfect for a Wedding Ceilidh or a Barndance. You can hire this English Barn Dance Band for your dance in the Peak District. Two of its members are originally from Edinburgh so there is a strong Scottish flavour to the band’s sound, although the callers use a wide variety of dances from various traditions to keep any evening swinging along.
MW ceilidh band is a collaboration of accomplished folk musicians who have wide ranging experience. The band play a wide variety of tunes. They particularly enjoy playing music from North America and Québec but also play many traditional English, Scottish and Irish tunes. Although the emphasis is on folk dance tunes, they also include some listening tune sets between dances.
MW band are available for any private function that wants a ceilidh (aka barn dance, hoe down, folk dance) including we ... more
Based on an English Barn Dance Band, they can also include American and Scottish if desired.This is the larger lineup of their ceilidh band for all sorts of occasions. They play tunes for ceilidhs, barn dances or hoe downs. Planning a traditional English dance in the Peak District? Then this English Barn Dance Band could be for you. The line up is melodeon, rhythm/lead guitar and bass guitar, drummer (plus their own caller).
The band have played for events of all kinds - the usual celebratory weddings, birthdays, anniversaries, leaving do's, fund raisers, charities, festivals, social gatherings - th ... more
The WP Ceilidh/ Barn Dance Band play traditional music including :-
. The band has appeared on national television whilst performing at the Beverly Folk Festival. Bringing traditional music and dance to the Peak District with this English Barn Dance Band / Ceilidh Band. The band has also performed at premier dance venues such as Poynton, Wigan, Mythenroyd and many more. They play regularly for Weddings, Fundraising Events and other functions.
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. You can hire this English Barn Dance Band for your dance in the Peak District.
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.