Barn Dance 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. Wigan is within this Barn Dance Band’s local performance area. 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 HF Band are a folk group providing traditional music and songs for your event. Their repertoire can be tailored to a theme if required (Scottish, Irish, English etc) and can include a ceilidh or barn dance, as the band includes an experienced caller. This Barn Dance Band is a regular visitor to Wigan. All members of the band are highly experienced - not only in folk music but across other genres too - performing at weddings, parties, theme nights, dances and more.
No event is too small - the band can perform with a minimum of amplificatio ... 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. An ideal Barn Dance Band for a wedding or party in Wigan.
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. The Barn Dance Band performs regularly 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
With a huge repertoire of music and dances from the British Isles, and America. Wigan is within this Barn Dance Band’s local performance 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
The CK Band are an experienced Ceilidh band, based in Merseyside. They will provide everything you need for a fun filled evening of music and dancing. Ceilidhs are a great way to include everyone in the fun, and their experienced dance caller gives simple instructions that are easy to follow - no previous experience necessary. This Barn Dance Band is a regular visitor to Wigan. The band can also provide a disco after the Ceilidh for those who have plenty of energy!
The CK Band play as a Full 4 piece band, or they can form a smaller band to s ... 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. An ideal Barn Dance Band for a wedding or party in Wigan. 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. The Barn Dance Band performs regularly in Wigan. 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
Based on an English Barn Dance Band, they can also include American and Scottish if desired.This is the larger lineup of their ceilidh band for all sorts of occasions. They play tunes for ceilidhs, barn dances or hoe downs. Wigan is within this Barn Dance Band’s local performance area. The line up is melodeon, rhythm/lead guitar and bass guitar, drummer (plus their own caller).
The band have played for events of all kinds - the usual celebratory weddings, birthdays, anniversaries, leaving do's, fund raisers, charities, festivals, social gatherings - th ... more
The SK Band are a fiddle-led four-piece barn dance / ceilidh band and caller playing in a solidly 'British' style with an emphasis upon English tunes. The band members have a wealth of experience and have played together for seven years. Individually and collectively they bring great enthusiasm to country dance music which, when combined with their musical abilities, guarantees a successful, fun event. This Barn Dance Band is a regular visitor to Wigan. The band is especially sympathetic to the needs of clients and can be both flexible and accom ... more