Irish Ceilidh Bands: Birmingham, the West Midlands - for your Event

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The DL Irish Folk Session Band, Birmingham, the West Midlands, ref: 4314.3

The DL Irish Folk Session Band in Birmingham, the West Midlands

The DL Irish Folk Session Band, Birmingham, the West Midlands, ref: 4314.3

An all Irish 4 piece Session Band. The DL Session Band are a traditional Irish music band for Irish nights, ceilidhs, folk clubs and weddings. They specialise in providing music and entertainment for Irish weddings, birthday parties and Irish nights, providing lively songs, exciting jigs and reels. The band perform Irish Ceilidh (ceili) for weddings in and around Birmingham. (NOTE: This is not their Irish Ceilidh Band lineup in which they have a caller). This is the 4 piece line up, usually comprising fiddle, button accordion, guitar, bodhran/vocals, but they also have ... Read more


The DL Irish Ceilidh Band, Birmingham, the West Midlands, ref: 4314

The DL Irish Ceilidh Band in Birmingham, the West Midlands

The DL Irish Ceilidh Band, Birmingham, the West Midlands, ref: 4314

An all Irish Ceilidh Band. The DL Ceilidh Band are a traditional Irish music band for Irish nights, ceilidhs, folk clubs and weddings. They specialise in providing music and entertainment for Irish weddings, birthday parties and Irish nights, providing lively songs, exciting jigs and reels and the option of a dance caller if you want to do some ceilidh dancing.

The band members are all highly experienced singers and multi-instrumentalists and they have a top quality sound system.


The BD Ceilidh Band / Barn Dance Band, Birmingham, the West Midlands, ref: 4433.1

The BD Ceilidh Band / Barn Dance Band in Birmingham, the West Midlands

The BD Ceilidh Band / Barn Dance Band, Birmingham, the West Midlands, ref: 4433.1

The BD Band was formed in 2005 with the aim of providing exciting and high quality music for ceilidhs, dances and other special occasions. Birmingham is within this band’s local area for Irish Ceilidh (ceili) . The players are all talented and experienced professionals who can perform a wide variety of entertaining folk music. This includes all the favourite Irish, Scottish and English sets, along with French dances, East European tunes, original music written by Gerry, andsome great vocals.

The band line-up consists of accordion, fiddle guitar and bodhran/ p... Read more


The OP Ceilidh Band / Barn Dance Band, Birmingham, the West Midlands, ref: 4303.1

The OP Ceilidh Band / Barn Dance Band in Birmingham, the West Midlands

The OP Ceilidh Band / Barn Dance Band, Birmingham, the West Midlands, ref: 4303.1

An exciting band with a unique blend of:
hot, spicy dance music from the swamps of Louisiana; exciting Appalachian fiddle; fifties, sixties and seventies rock; wild Irish jigs n reels; sexy, raunchy vocals (in French and English)
and much more!!. A lively band for an Irish Ceilidh (ceili) , to get a party in Birmingham really going.

The band are all experienced musicians, having played with various other bands over the years - but this is different!! Serious musicians with a great sense of fun!!
The Band: 3 piece:
Dick - accordion, harmonica, vocals
Jon - fiddle, man... Read more


The CW Ceilidh Band / Barn Dance Band, Birmingham, the West Midlands, ref: 4086.1

The CW Ceilidh Band / Barn Dance Band in Birmingham, the West Midlands

The CW Ceilidh Band / Barn Dance Band, Birmingham, the West Midlands, ref: 4086.1

The CW Band usually comprises Maggie, David and Jenny, playing fiddle, accordion, keyboard and recorder, but they can provide more or less musicians as required. They have over 70 years experience of music making between them, and a similar time spent on the dance floor learning to appreciate good dance sound. The band perform Irish Ceilidh (ceili) for weddings in and around Birmingham. The band play for ceilidhs, hoe-downs and barn dances at weddings, parties and clubs throughout the Midlands.

They play regularly at the country's top folk dance clubs and festivals, i... Read more


The RP Ceilidh/ Barndance Band, Birmingham, the West Midlands, ref: 4956.1

The RP Ceilidh/ Barndance Band in Birmingham, the West Midlands

The RP Ceilidh/ Barndance Band, Birmingham, the West Midlands, ref: 4956.1

With exciting fiddle music and skillful rhythmic guitar work, this threesome (2 instrumentalists plus caller) will also do a few songs between the dances whilst the dancers get their breath back !. A great band for an Irish Ceilidh (ceili) on St Patrick's Day’s, or just to bring the flavour of Ireland to Birmingham. Complete with caller this is a compact band ideal for an event where space of the size of the event is a consideration. Line up consists of fiddle, guitar + caller.

In addition to using a top-notch PA system, the band can also provide a comprehensive disco-style service so that customers have the ... Read more


The CZ Barn Dance/Ceilidh Band, Birmingham, the West Midlands, ref: 4086.2

The CZ Barn Dance/Ceilidh Band in Birmingham, the West Midlands

The CZ Barn Dance/Ceilidh Band, Birmingham, the West Midlands, ref: 4086.2

This band can offer Irish, Scottish, English, American Barn Dance & Ceilidh. Birmingham is within this band’s local area for Irish Ceilidh (ceili) . Ceilidhs and barn dances are a great excuses to share some powerful, exciting music with your friends and enjoy a fun-filled time on the dance floor! You really don't need any experience - this band's caller will simply teach you all you need to know. It's the ideal entertainment for parties and weddings - getting everyone involved.

The CZ Band is a 2-piece barn dance and ceilidh band, playing accordion, keyboard ... Read more


The RR Ceilidh Band, Birmingham, the West Midlands, ref: 4776

The RR Ceilidh Band in Birmingham, the West Midlands

The RR Ceilidh Band, Birmingham, the West Midlands, ref: 4776

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. A lively band for an Irish Ceilidh (ceili) , to get a party in Birmingham really going.


The DR Folk Band, Birmingham, the West Midlands, ref: 6256

The DR Folk Band in Birmingham, the West Midlands

The DR Folk Band, Birmingham, the West Midlands, ref: 6256

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. The band perform Irish Ceilidh (ceili) for weddings in and around Birmingham. 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... Read more


The BE English Barn Dance Band plus more...., Birmingham, the West Midlands, ref: 4327

The BE English Barn Dance Band plus more.... in Birmingham, the West Midlands

The BE English Barn Dance Band plus more...., Birmingham, the West Midlands, ref: 4327

Based on an English Barn Dance Band, they can also include French, Scottish and Irish if desired.The BE Ceilidh Band are an electric folk band playing traditional English, Irish, Scottish and Breton music in their own energetic style. A great band for an Irish Ceilidh (ceili) on St Patrick's Day’s, or just to bring the flavour of Ireland to Birmingham. The band was formed in 1992 and has developed a unique and appealing style ranging from folk to rock - they can be as loud or as quiet as you want! Specialising in Barn Dances, they can be booked for any event requiring music or dance or both!

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More about Irish Ceilidh Bands

About Irish Ceilidh Bands who play in Birmingham

There are many styles of Irish Ceilidh Band and you should think about whether you are wanting a band who play only specialist Irish music, or one that has a wide Irish repertoire, but can also play other musical styles for variety.

Also consider the instruments in the band’s line up. If you go to a Session in a Pub in Ireland you are likely to find a wide range of instruments being played. But some people have their own ideas of what an Irish band should be like, and there certainly are some instruments that are more traditional than others. So you may be expecting a more traditional band line up for an Irish band in Birmingham than you would get in a Pub in Ireland.

St Patrick’s day celebration in Birmingham

St Patrick’s day celebrations are held all over the world. Many include an Irish band, but consider what kind you are envisaging. Do you want a St Patrick’s Day Ceilidh, where guests are going to dance, usually to an instrumental band with no singer. Do you want instrumental music to listen to, as in a St Patrick’s day Irish Pub Session? Or do you want your guests to join in singing traditional Irish songs with an Irish folk singing band for your St Patricks day event?

Birmingham Venues

If your wedding or party is in Birmingham , this could have an influence on the style of Irish Ceilidh Band that you would be appropriate. If most of the guests at the Ceilidh are not Irish, a band that does Irish music, but can also throw in a few Scottish or American tunes and dances may give the best option. However, if the guests are mostly Irish, or members of a dance club, then the pure specialist Irish band may be more appropriate. Also remember that your guests in Birmingham are not going to be doing River Dance style step dancing, that takes years to learn. They will be dancing in sets with a caller instructing them in easy to learn dances and perhaps including dances like ‘the Siege of Ennis’ if there are some more experienced dancers there. You will find both kinds of bands on these pages. Brows through them or if you prefer, send an enquiry specifying what you are looking for and we will email you some suggested bands.

About Birmingham

Birmingham started life as a Saxon village. It became a town early in the 12th century In 1166 the King gave the Lord of the Manor Peter De Birmingham the right to hold a weekly market at Birmingham. Once a market was up and running merchants and craftsmen came to live in Birmingham and it soon developed into a busy little town. In 1250 the people of Birmingham were given the right to hold an annual fair each summer. In the Middle Ages a fair was like a market but it was held only once a year. Birmingham's fair attracted buyers and sellers from all over the Midlands.

Soon Birmingham was known for its wool industry. Wool was woven and dyed in Birmingham. By the late 14th century Birmingham was also known for its metalworking industry. By then it was also known for leatherworking. Leather was tanned then used to make gloves, saddles, bottles, shoes and many other things. In the Middle Ages the only hospitals were run by the church. In them monks would care for the sick and poor as best they could. In the early 13th century a 'hospital' dedicated to St Thomas was built in Birmingham. In 1275 Birmingham was told to send 2 representatives to Parliament. However in 1500 Birmingham was still a small town with a population of about 1,500. It would seem tiny to us but by the standards of the time it was a small market town. Nevertheless few people can have guessed how large and important Birmingham would one day become.

Other types of music

All Female String Quartets: Birmingham, the West MidlandsEnglish Barn Dance Bands: Birmingham, the West MidlandsLive Ceremony Music-Weddings: Birmingham, the West Midlands
American Barn Dance Bands: Birmingham, the West MidlandsFolk Solos And Duos: Birmingham, the West MidlandsParty Bands: Birmingham, the West Midlands
Barn Dance Bands: Birmingham, the West MidlandsFunction Bands: Birmingham, the West MidlandsPop_Bands: Birmingham, the West Midlands
Ceili_And_Barn_Dances: Birmingham, the West MidlandsHarps: Birmingham, the West MidlandsScottish Ceilidh Bands: Birmingham, the West Midlands
Ceilidh Bands: Birmingham, the West MidlandsHire Local Live Bands: Birmingham, the West MidlandsString Quartets: Birmingham, the West Midlands
Classical Duos: Birmingham, the West MidlandsJazz Bands: Birmingham, the West MidlandsWedding Ceremony Songs: Birmingham, the West Midlands
Classical Guitarists: Birmingham, the West MidlandsJazz Duos: Birmingham, the West MidlandsWedding Entertainers: Birmingham, the West Midlands
Classical Music For Weddings: Birmingham, the West MidlandsJazz Guitarists: Birmingham, the West MidlandsWedding Music Bands: Birmingham, the West Midlands
Classical Pianists: Birmingham, the West MidlandsJazz Pianists: Birmingham, the West MidlandsWedding Songs: Birmingham, the West Midlands
Classical Singers: Birmingham, the West MidlandsJazz Quartets: Birmingham, the West MidlandsWedding String Quartets: Birmingham, the West Midlands
Classical Solos Duos And Trios: Birmingham, the West MidlandsJazz Solos And Duos: Birmingham, the West MidlandsWind Ensembles: Birmingham, the West Midlands
Covers Bands: Birmingham, the West MidlandsJazz Trios: Birmingham, the West Midlands

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Irish Ceilidh Bands: BerwickshireIrish Ceilidh Bands: KentIrish Ceilidh Bands: Sussex
Irish Ceilidh Bands: BuckinghamshireIrish Ceilidh Bands: LancashireIrish Ceilidh Bands: the East Midlands
Irish Ceilidh Bands: CambridgeshireIrish Ceilidh Bands: LeicestershireIrish Ceilidh Bands: the East of England
Irish Ceilidh Bands: Central ScotlandIrish Ceilidh Bands: LincolnshireIrish Ceilidh Bands: the North East
Irish Ceilidh Bands: Central WalesIrish Ceilidh Bands: LondonIrish Ceilidh Bands: the North West
Irish Ceilidh Bands: CheshireIrish Ceilidh Bands: Mid WalesIrish Ceilidh Bands: the Scottish Borders
Irish Ceilidh Bands: CornwallIrish Ceilidh Bands: NorfolkIrish Ceilidh Bands: the Scottish Highlands
Irish Ceilidh Bands: County DurhamIrish Ceilidh Bands: North WalesIrish Ceilidh Bands: the South East
Irish Ceilidh Bands: CumbriaIrish Ceilidh Bands: NorthamptonshireIrish Ceilidh Bands: the South West
Irish Ceilidh Bands: DerbyshireIrish Ceilidh Bands: NorthumberlandIrish Ceilidh Bands: the West Midlands
Irish Ceilidh Bands: DevonIrish Ceilidh Bands: NottinghamshireIrish Ceilidh Bands: Wales
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Irish Ceilidh Bands: EssexIrish Ceilidh Bands: ShropshireIrish Ceilidh Bands: Worcestershire
Irish Ceilidh Bands: GloucestershireIrish Ceilidh Bands: SomersetIrish Ceilidh Bands: Yorkshire
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