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Celtic Harp - Harriet in Hereford, Herefordshire
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£270 - £460
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Harriet, although classically trained, now specialises in the Celtic harp. She is a full-time harpist, playing extensively throughout Britain and abroad. She was the 'Harper of All Britain' in 2000 and again in 2002.

She has various recordings to her credit. Her first solo album 'Jumping Ahead' (of Irish and Scottish music with backing from a variety of world music instruments) was released in 2002. This band plays for parties, weddings and other events in and around Hereford.

She has given many harp recitals around the world, including concerts at the 'Irish S ... more


The SR English Barn Dance Band in Hereford, Herefordshire
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£460 - £560
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Based on an English Barn Dance Band, they can also include American, Scottish and Irish if desired. Hereford is within this band’s local area for dances. Hear all the traditional barn dance tunes, dance all the dances, with the SR Band, including accordion, fiddle, bass and Sheila herself, the caller (+ guitar, percussion) ,– and what a lovely Geordie accent she has too! The band's emphasis is on having fun and they are happy to play for any event, from village socials, birthdays, anniversaries, weddings etc.

Smaller bands are also available.


The FW Folk Band in Hereford, Herefordshire
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£410 - £500
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This unusual talented group are a four piece acoustic band: instruments including accordion, whistle, guitar, laúd, mandolin, vocal, double bass, violin, plus occasional guest playing djembe, shakers. The band regularly plays for private functions in Hereford. Their music is instrumental and arranged for concert; but much of it is danceable and all of it is easily accessible..

Formed in 2001 the band have played in numerous clubs, festivals, weddings and events and have performed live on Shropshire's BBC Radio.

The band also offer Circle Dan ... more


The Licketysplit American Bar Room Band in Hereford, Herefordshire
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£540 - £650
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Yeehhaaa! An all American Bar Room Session Band playin' music to listen to, this li’l old band is gonna give yer a grrreat time. Yessir.

But American barn dance music is so much more than that. What is America made from – it’s Irish, French, African, Scottish, Eastern European, English, Italian, Jewish and on and on. So their traditional folk music is a wonderful and complex mixture of the lot. A fun band for a wedding or party in Hereford. You’re bound to have fun with such mixed up music, and don’t get our bass player doing his Ameri ... more


The Licketysplit American Barn Dance Band in Hereford, Herefordshire
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£520 - £630
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Yeehhaaa! An all American Barn Dance Band, this li’l old band is gonna give yer a grrreat time. Yessir. But American barn dance music is so much more than that. What is America made from – it’s Irish, French, African, Scottish, Eastern European, English, Italian, Jewish and on and on. So their traditional folk music is a wonderful and complex mixture of the lot. This band plays for parties, weddings and other events in and around Hereford. You’re bound to have fun with such mixed up music, and don’t get our bass player doing his American impression, he spends too much ti ... more


The Ceilidh Idealach Scottish Ceilidh Band in Hereford, Herefordshire
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£450 - £540
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A traditional Scottish Ceilidh Band playing not only the well know Scottish favourites for the dancing, but interspersing with Strathsepys, the Music of Scott Skinner & the tunes of the Shetland Isles. This is the 3 piece line up of the band. Hereford is within this band’s local area for dances. Derek (fiddle) lived in Strathaven for 15 years, and has played for Scottish Demonstration dances at international folk festivals here and abroad. One of the Strathspeys performed was written for Esther’s (flute / piccolo / piano / caller – isn’t she so ... more


The Ringerike Ceilidh / Barn Dance Band in Hereford, Herefordshire
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£410 - £500
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This is the 3 piece including caller lineup of Ringerike (4 & 5 piece available). They play a huge range of folk music for both listening and dancing to. They are no ordinary folk band. As classically trained musicians, they "put the music" into folk. The band regularly plays for private functions in Hereford. With such a wide repertoire they can put on specific Irish, or Scottish events, or play a wide range of national and international music.

You define the style of event you want - folk music ranges from some of the most moving and lyrical music ... more


The Coulan Sona Irish Session Band in Hereford, Herefordshire
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£450 - £540
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An all Irish Session Band, in its smaller 3 piece line up, this experienced band capture the dynamic flow that is the essence of traditional Irish folk music as you might hear in a traditional pub session. A fun band for a wedding or party in Hereford. The fiddler has performed with Irish dance teams at the Sidmouth and Monaco folk festivals, but the band are equally at home playing for weddings and parties.


The Ceilidh Idealach Scottish Session Band in Hereford, Herefordshire
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£450 - £540
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A traditional Scottish Session Band, playing music to listen to. Ideal for background music at a wedding or formal dinner. They play not only the well know Scottish favourites for the dancing, but interspersing with Strathsepys, the Music of Scott Skinner & the tunes of the Shetland Isles. This band plays for parties, weddings and other events in and around Hereford.

This is the 3 piece line up of the band. Derek (fiddle) lived in Strathaven for 15 years, and has played for Scottish Demonstration dances at international folk festivals here and abroad.

The line u ... more


Harpist & Vocalist - Jonathan in Hereford, Herefordshire
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£230 - £370
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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. Hereford is within this band’s local area for dances.

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

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About Hereford

Hereford owes its origins to its strategic military position on the north bank of the River Wye. Taking advantage of a large gravel mound overlooking a reliable fording place across the river, Saxon settlers fortified the site as a defence against the marauding Welsh.

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