Hire Local Live Bands: Wigan, Lancashire - for your Event
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Based on an English Barn Dance Band, they can also include American, Scottish and Irish if desired. This lively local band can be hired to make your party or wedding in Wigan really swing. A traditional style 5 piece band comprising:
Mary – accordion, has played for several barn dance bands and Morris sides.
Paul – banjo. Trained on classical guitar, now plays melodeon and banjo. Musician and dancer, for a local Morris side for many years.
Rowanne – violin, young and talented, also plays alto sax.
Plays in several local youth bands.
Pete – guitar, new to folk, but high ... more
The RT Band are an experienced ceilidh band who play venues throughout the North West of England. They play at folk festivals, parties, wedding receptions and other events. You can hire this band via this web site to play for your birthday or Christmas Party in Wigan , its local area.
As you are probably aware, the great advantage of folk dance for a party (or any other event) is that your guests need not know anything at all about folk dancing as the whole thing is explained by the caller and walked through once or twice beforehand.
The line up for this band consists of melodeon, fiddle, guitar, b ... more
The O S Band specialises in playing for ceilidhs, barn dances and hoedowns. The band's danceable and foot-tapping sound is based on a varied range of instruments - melodeon, banjo, bouzouki, mandolin, acoustic guitar, electric guitar and bass. Hire this band to dance and listen to for any event in Wigan.
The sole aim of an O S Band ceilidh is a good time for everybody. They can guarantee an enjoyable and fun-packed evening of jigs, reels, polkas, waltzes and hornpipes - a really good night for all generations!
They usually start the evening with eas ... more
This band is made of up experienced jazz musicians from America, Argentina, Switzerland and England now all based in the north of England. They are ready to set a marvellous ambiance during your celebration, wedding, corporate event, birthday, anniversary, bar/bat mitzvah. Any party in Wigan would be local to this band, which you can hire for the evening.
The most common line-up is a four piece with Drums, Bass, Piano and Vocals.
This all star band of virtuoso swingers: double bass, piano, sax, drums and vocals/trumpet performs the hits and popular music of the 1940's - for your dancing, listening and party fun.
Their music is song based and accessible, appealing to a wide range of tastes and people of all ages. This lively local band can be hired to make your party or wedding in Wigan really swing. They have a large repertoire of songs and styles which means they can keep varied audiences well entertained, playing for dancing in the evening or creating a great atmosphere for receptions and dinners. E ... more
With a huge repertoire of music and dances from the British Isles, and America. You can hire this band via this web site to play for your birthday or Christmas Party in Wigan , its local area. The band plays for all the main Ceilidh nights, namely Burns Night, St. Andrew's Day, St. Patrick's Day, New Years Eve, and Hoe Downs for American Independence Day. BBC Music Live Festival, broadcast on the BBC, been twice featured on Radio Merseyside's Folk Scene programme, as well as many other local radio stations around the country
This 6-piece jazz function band has a line-up of female singer, trombone, saxophones/woodwind, piano, double-bass and drums. Tthe band are ideal for corporate functions, parties, weddings, balls and dinners, and will provide anything you request from light dinner music to lively up-beat tempos for dancing. Hire this band to dance and listen to for any event in Wigan.
To tailor for your needs, they are more than happy to take requests in advance for any songs.
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
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. This lively local band can be hired to make your party or wedding in Wigan really swing. 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
An all American Barn Dance Band, the LCS Band offers a great Hoedown evening, just right for the 21st century with swinging tunes and dances to everything from Johnny Cash to YMCA. The band perform both with callers as a "cowboy ceilidh"and without as a storming dance band. You can hire this band via this web site to play for your birthday or Christmas Party in Wigan , its local area. Their high energy show mixes dynamic songs with traditional tunes, and country takes on modern classics. The dance callers bring people together - you'll find yourself laughing with strangers! For a total hoedown showd ... more