Folk Solos And Duos: Swindon, Wiltshire - for your Event

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The LA Folk Duo in Swindon, Wiltshire
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£610 - £850
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They offer a duo of harp with uilleann pipes, flute and whistles - an unusual combination which makes for a head-turning alliance. Their music is foot-tapping and infectious, with a force and life to it. Together they offer a refreshingly modern approach, developing their own sound that is fun, lively and expressive. A favourite for parties in Swindon..

The Duo have already won prizes for their duo act (e.g. The Herschel Irish Young Musician of the Year competition in 2002) and together they create a performance that is tight ... more

Harpist & Vocalist - Jonathan in Swindon, Wiltshire
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£260 - £410
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Jonathan's evocative harp playing can supply that extra vital ingredient at quiet times during weddings and other more formal occasions.

Jonathan has a unique voice which he complements using a variety of instruments: celtic harp, piano accordion, guitar, reed organ and penny whistle. A regular performer in Swindon..

Jonathan spent four years on a remote island community on Canada's West Coast, developing his singing voice and learning the various musical instruments he had collected. Jonathan found himself drawn to th ... more

The AC Duo in Swindon, Wiltshire
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£330 - £600
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This young talented duo consists of acoustic/electric violin and piano. They have performed at venues throughout the country including the Albert Hall and Symphony Hall and have supported famous entertainers such as Barry Manilow and Chris de Burgh.

The duo provide a unique and distinctive musical touch to any special occasion. An attractive option for dinners and events inSwindon..

Country & Western Singer Dave in Swindon, Wiltshire
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£230 - £620
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Dave sings Country & Western and Wendy works in the background setting up any requests and Dave's song lists. They cover a lot of country songs and also a range from the 50's 60's 70's. They perform mostly for parties that want country music and also garden parties. You can have an evening of all sorts of music from Dave & Wendy and then if you wish a disco as they also have a selection of line dance music. Whether a charity event in Swindon, or a wedding - well worth considering.. If given notice they can set up special music to add in to the evening.

The ST Duo in Swindon, Wiltshire
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£260 - £320
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This group present a unique musical tribute to perhaps the greatest collection of love poetry in the English language : William Shakespeare's sonnets. The band consists of two members who provide guitar and vocal accompaniment and a third and most important member, William Shakespeare, the lyricist. A favourite for parties in Swindon.. The Trio have set a large collection of the 154 sonnets to music, performing them as songs. They describe their sound as mediaeval pastoral folk meets country blues meets William Shakespeare. A com ... more

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The Folk Solos And Duo pages list bands that are available in Swindon. These are session bands, ie music to listen to, NOT ceilidh band to dance to. Find out how these bands could perform for your wedding or other celebration in Swindon, by clicking the link:

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About Swindon

Swindon began as a Saxon village. The name Swindon is derived from the Saxon words swine dun meaning pig hill or the hill where pigs were bred. Swindon is mentioned in the Domesday Book (1086). At that time Swindon was a tiny village but by the late 13th century Swindon had grown into a small town with a weekly market. Swindon was still a very small settlement with perhaps 600 inhabitants. It would seem tiny to us but settlements were very small in those days.

A typical village had only 100 or 150 inhabitants. For centuries Swindon was just a small and quiet market town. By the late 17th century a stone quarry was being worked there. In 1697 Swindon had a population of 791 which meant it was very small town even by the standards of the time. By 1801 Swindon had grown to 1,198 people. A writer of the time said 'The pleasantness of its situation combined with other circumstances may have induced many persons of independent fortune to fix their residence at Swindon'.

It was a very small and genteel market town. As well as the market their were 4 annual fairs. A fair was like a market but held only once a year. People would come from all over Wiltshire to buy and sell at a Swindon fair. Horses, sheep and cattle were sold. The Wiltshire and Berkshire canal was built in 1810 and was followed by the North Wiltshire canal in 1819 both of which brought more trade to the area. By 1831 the population of Swindon had risen to 1,742. Of course it was the coming of the railway which transformed Swindon from a small and sleepy market town into the largest town in Wiltshire.

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American Barn Dance Bands: Swindon, WiltshireEnglish Barn Dance Bands: Swindon, WiltshireLive Ceremony Music-Weddings: Swindon, Wiltshire
Bands for New Year & Christmas: Swindon, WiltshireFunction Bands: Swindon, WiltshireParty Bands: Swindon, Wiltshire
Barn Dance Bands: Swindon, WiltshireHarps: Swindon, WiltshirePop Bands: Swindon, Wiltshire
Ceili and Barn Dances: Swindon, WiltshireHire Local Live Bands: Swindon, WiltshireScottish Ceilidh Bands: Swindon, Wiltshire
Ceilidh Bands: Swindon, WiltshireIrish Ceilidh Bands: Swindon, WiltshireString Quartets: Swindon, Wiltshire
Classical Duos: Swindon, WiltshireJazz Bands: Swindon, WiltshireWedding Ceremony Songs: Swindon, Wiltshire
Classical Guitarists: Swindon, WiltshireJazz Duos: Swindon, WiltshireWedding Entertainers: Swindon, Wiltshire
Classical Music For Weddings: Swindon, WiltshireJazz Guitarists: Swindon, WiltshireWedding Music Bands: Swindon, Wiltshire
Classical Pianists: Swindon, WiltshireJazz Pianists: Swindon, WiltshireWedding Songs: Swindon, Wiltshire
Classical Singers: Swindon, WiltshireJazz Quartets: Swindon, WiltshireWedding String Quartets: Swindon, Wiltshire
Classical Solos Duos And Trios: Swindon, WiltshireJazz Solos And Duos: Swindon, WiltshireWind Ensembles: Swindon, Wiltshire

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