English Barn Dance Bands: the Yorkshire Dales, Yorkshire and the Humber - for your Event
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The SH Band are a family band who have a special enthusiasm for the traditional music and dance of Yorkshire and also enjoy performing a variety of tunes and dances from other parts of England, Scotland and abroad including Ceilidh and Old Time. They are a three piece band and play Fiddle/melodeon, Guitar/mandolin and Tenor horn/whistles in a traditional acoustic style and perform using amplification for ceilidhs and barn dances or play, for dancing and/or listening music acoustically, for small ... more
This unusual ensemble is a country dance band, which emphasises English tunes (with a soupcon of Francais) with traditional and old time dances, often with Music Hall tunes and songs! The band are available for ceilidhs, tea dances, drama workshops and music hall singalongs. You can hire this English Barn Dance Band for your dance in the Yorkshire Dales. Band size ranges from 3 to 5 depending on your requirements. The players dress in character and for singalongs they provide hats, flags, boas and percussion.
An all English Barn Dance Band. Combining the best in British folk music with modern rock and reggae rhythms, the TT Band is an experienced English Country Dance Band that provides strong infectious music for ceilidh and folk dances. An ideal English Barn Dance Band / Ceilidh Band for a wedding or party in the Yorkshire Dales. They are part of the new wave of folk dance bands that plays strong funky music for people of all ages to dance to.
The band have a well established pedigree of musical ability and experience, with many years playing in the North West including festivals at Ke ... more
This three-piece band consists of Pete on piano, Philippa on fiddle and accordion, and Colin on whistles, flute, banjo and Spanish bagpipes (gaita). Between them they have many years' experience in playing for dancing. The band are joined by an expert caller for all their ceilidh gigs, so beginners and pro's alike can enjoy a range of set dances from around the world. Planning a traditional English dance in the Yorkshire Dales? Then this English Barn Dance Band could be for you.
The MC Ceilidh Band is also available for many kinds of events and celebrations e.g. birthdays, wedding celebrations, proc ... more
The CJ Ceilidh Band are experienced musicians who have
played for many years and come highly recommended. Bringing traditional music and dance to the Yorkshire Dales with this English Barn Dance Band / Ceilidh Band. Having done various prestige functions and weddings over the years they can assure a good time for all.
The CJ Ceilidh Band have had bookings such as the Burns Club of London at the Russell Hotel; The Royal Scottish Association Concert/Dance at headquarters in Covent Garden; Burns Night Dinner/Dance Thistle Hotel in Manchester; Manchester City Hall
Mayor's Fund raiser; and Universit ... more
If you want an exciting, energetic ceilidh , then this is the band for you. The ceilidh band play an exciting blend of Disco, Reggae, Ska, Bhangra and more alongside Irish, English and European folk tunes played by some of the North West’s finest. ‘POMP’ is destined to make people smile with its driving beats and memorable melodies. Accessible dances, expertly called. You can hire this English Barn Dance Band for your dance in the Yorkshire Dales. The PG will go down brilliantly at weddings, celebrations, festivals, corporate and other events, with a dance caller or wi ... 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 the Yorkshire Dales. 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
The WP Ceilidh/ Barn Dance Band play traditional music including :-
. The band has appeared on national television whilst performing at the Beverly Folk Festival. Planning a traditional English dance in the Yorkshire Dales? Then this English Barn Dance Band could be for you. 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 English Ceilidh/Barn Dance Band, with just a smidge of Scottish and Irish thrown in for good measure. The dances “Butter’d Peas”,” Circassian Circle”, “Bridge of Athlone”, and “Cumberland Square Eight” will give you the flavour of an evening with them. Bringing traditional music and dance to the Yorkshire Dales with this English Barn Dance Band / Ceilidh Band. The classic line-up of fiddle, melodeon, piano, and caller to show you the way, makes the celebration go with a swing even if you’ve got two left feet! A ceilidh is a great way to have fun and enjoyment whatever the event. This experienced ban ... more
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