English Barn Dance Bands: the Rhondda, South Wales - for your Event
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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 the Rhondda 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
Based on an English Barn Dance Band, they can also include American, Scottish and Irish if desired. You can hire this English Barn Dance Band for your dance in the Rhondda. Hear all the traditional barn dance tunes, dance all the dances, with the SR Band, including accordion, fiddle, bass and Sheila herself, the caller (+ guitar, percussion) ,– and what a lovely Geordie accent she has too! The band's emphasis is on having fun and they are happy to play for any event, from village socials, birthdays, anniversaries, weddings etc.
Smaller bands are also available.
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 the Rhondda. 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
Based on an Irish Ceilidh Band, they can also include Scottish, English and Irish music if desired. The Band have been playing in and around the Midlands since 1979, so their music is spot on for dancing. Planning a traditional English dance in the Rhondda? Then this English Barn Dance Band could be for you.
The usual format is based around Roger's driving accordion - which is usually accompanied by guitar and fiddle. However a banjo player is sometimes available if required, especially if the night is crying out for an Irish Ceili 'flavour',with some of the well-known songs for good measure ... 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. Bringing traditional music and dance to the Rhondda with this English Barn Dance Band / Ceilidh Band.
Their charismatic caller, 'Miss Dixie', calls dances enjoyable for all ages and abilities, to ensure e ... 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. You can hire this English Barn Dance Band for your dance in the Rhondda. 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
The WC Ceilidh /barn dance band is a lively group comprising of five talented musicians with a wide range of musical tastes and experience, who take common delight in sharing their skills, enthusiasm and passion for live music. An ideal English Barn Dance Band / Ceilidh Band for a wedding or party in the Rhondda. Whether you have arranged dozens of ceilidhs, or are contemplating your very first - this could be the band for you. They play traditional and contemporary folk dance tunes and call dances from all over the British Isles and beyond. The band also has a selection of cla ... more
The DR Folk Band play at a wide variety of events, and play beautiful music to suit the occasion. This could be gentle harp and flute music from Wales or Ireland, or lively jigs and reels from Scotland, USA and elsewhere played on fiddle, flute, guitar and bass. Planning a traditional English dance in the Rhondda? Then this English Barn Dance Band could be for you. They sing a selection of melodious folk songs, accompanied by flute, harp or guitar.
The DR Band play at the top folk festivals – Sidmouth, Whitby, Broadstairs year after year, and for several ‘Playford (Jane Eyre type) Balls’ e.g Ca ... more
This is a lively folk rock, celtic, roots and ceilidh band, playing pubs, festivals and private parties across the UK. As a ceilidh band, they specialises in lively jigs and reels complete with a caller, interspersed with upbeat traditional folk music and contemporary, original material. Not your average, twee ceilidh band! Just take a listen. Bringing traditional music and dance to the Rhondda with this English Barn Dance Band / Ceilidh Band.
The SW Band, a creative and energetic ceilidh band, was set up in 2007. The band combines the dynamic fiddlework of Alice with stunning Celtic harp by Steph, driving guitar from Clara and funky bodhran from Barry, all well-established musicians within their own right. You can hire this English Barn Dance Band for your dance in the Rhondda.
The band plays a blend of traditional and contemporary tunes from the British Isles and especially England, twisting the traditional into innovative and invigorating arrangements.
All four are regulars at the notorious Half ... more