The HP Barn Dance/ Ceilidh Band ref: 6309.1
This band play a mixture of traditional dance tunes from the British Isles and from other European countries, and thier own compositions. The HP Band is an established, very experienced barn dance/ ceilidh band .and their electro-acoustic line-up, with its emphasis on rhythm and melody, plays traditional dance tunes as well as more recently composed music.
Although specialising in weddings and private parties, the band regularly play for public dances and at clubs and festivals throughout the country.
They play with a range of callers and can tailor their dance repertoire to suit particular requirements; if clients would like to do particular dances, they should let the band know and they will include them wherever possible. The HP Band pride themselves on playing music that people enjoy listening to as well as dancing to. A larger band is also available and will add drums.
The band's repertoire is a mixture of traditional dance tunes from the British Isles and from other European countries, and their own compositions. They can also play appropriate music for a number of traditional French dances. The line-up features Melodeon, Bass guitar, Mandola, (Flute, Bagpipes, Recorder) + caller. The group can also be booked with drums and / or keyboard in addition.
|Wedding||"So many of our guests have expressed pure delight at the opportunity to learn and dance a bit of ceilidh. Thank you for being willing to adapt to some of the US/UK cultural differences, such as our father-daughter dance."|
|Party||"Just to say how much we enjoyed your music last Saturday. There were quite a lot of experienced dancers and all agreed that you were the best yet. And your caller judged everything just right."|
|Fund-rasing event||"Just a short note to say a big THANK YOU for coming to play at our ceilidh on Saturday. You were fantastic and so many of our friends 'raved' about how great you were. We raised a staggering £905 for the Hospice"|