Ceili and Barn Dances: the Cotswolds, the South West - for your Event
Live Music Booking Service for Your Party, Wedding or Event from - Midsummer Music - the music people
They offer a duo of harp with uilleann pipes, flute and whistles - an unusual combination which makes for a head-turning alliance. Their music is foot-tapping and infectious, with a force and life to it. Together they offer a refreshingly modern approach, developing their own sound that is fun, lively and expressive. This band plays for parties weddings and other events in and around the Cotswolds.
The Duo have already won prizes for their duo act (e.g. The Herschel Irish Young Musician of the Year competition in 2002) and together they create a performance that is tight ... more
The RH Ceilidh/ Barndance Band are an enthusiastic and friendly band, with a very sympathetic and experienced Caller. They excel at club barn dances, birthday parties, WI evenings and weddings. the Cotswolds is within this band’s local area for dances. The band play regularly for Isis Canoe Club in Oxford, to which some of their members belong and love their enthusiasm and energy which they bring to the dancing. However they are very happy to adopt a more relaxed tempo at any venues when required. The band offer a selection of tunes from England, Irel ... more
The TD ceilidh band members have built a solid reputation as a professional band that has the flexibility to adapt its repertoire to suit different age groups, events and venues.
A typical ceilidh/barn dance with the TD band would be an evening (around three and a half hours) which begins with a few easier dances as we create an opportunity for everyone to get involved. The band does regularly private dances in the Cotswolds. With each dance, they will talk/walk you through the steps before the dance begins and, even once the music gets under way, ... more
This group are a barn dance/Ceilidh band providing live music in a lively and exciting style. The band has been in existence for over 25 years, under the leadership of Tony. Whilst the line-up has been 'liquid', the core of Tony and Hamish has remained constant. A fun band for a wedding or party in the Cotswolds. Their music covers English, Irish, Scottish and American country dance tunes, as well as European tunes.
The band have played in a variety of venues ranging from village halls to castles.
Some of the venues include:-
Castles - ... more
An all Scottish ceilidh band, performing in mansion, marquee, ballroom or barn this band's exciting music has been swinging dancers for over a generation. Playing together professionally over many years has given them considerable experience in generating just the right atmosphere; you won’t hear more exhilarating Scottish ceilidh music this side of Hadrian’s Wall. This band plays for parties weddings and other events in and around the Cotswolds.
Complete beginners, accomplished reelers and those who remember a bit from schooldays are all guaranteed to enjoy the fun of ce ... more
This band offers you top-quality delivery of jigs, polkas, hornpipes and reels. the Cotswolds is within this band’s local area for dances. These musicians present a sizzling synthesis of exciting tunes, mixed in with original renditions of all your favourite Irish songs.
Look out for chunky guitar, mouth-watering melodeon and feisty fiddle, tight-knit together to create a head-turning sound - with vocals to match. A 4 piece band is also available.
Previous clients include Ikea, RAF, Holiday Inn and many others.
This is an established band with a line up and repertoire sure to get everyone out of their seats and joining in the fun on the dance floor. The band does regularly private dances in the Cotswolds. The band line-up comprises of accordion, melodeon, fiddle, banjo, guitar plus caller.
The band have performed at numerous ceilidhs and barn dances playing for events including weddings, anniversary and birthday parties, village events and fund-raising events where the bigger band sound is required at an affordable price. The fact is - the band just lov ... more
The Band are in the front rank of the bands on the English Ceilidh scene. Evolving out of the country dances of the British Isles, Europe and America, the style of dancing is typified by its exuberance and their music has all the energy and style that it takes to fill a floor with hundreds of delighted - if somewhat sweaty - dancers. A fun band for a wedding or party in the Cotswolds.
The Band are a favourite attraction at dance clubs and regularly bring their exciting music to major folk festivals including Sidmouth, Towersey, Warwick, Whit ... more
The Band is an experienced barn dance / ceilidh band. The Band has a flexible line-up, drawn from the membership of top Festival dance band, The GS Ceilidh Band. This band plays for parties weddings and other events in and around the Cotswolds.
The five-piece line-up (The GS Ceilidh Band) is often too much for smaller local events where space for the band, time to set up, and perhaps money, are at a premium. The CS band offer a first class alternative. With just three of the musicians plus caller, and a small, quickly assembled PA system, they offer a great option and cou ... more
This band play a broad range of British traditional tunes as well as some from, Europe, the USA and Israel. The band works with excellent callers and is noted for its lively and energetic style. the Cotswolds is within this band’s local area for dances. This band has a multi-instrument line-up utilising accordion, harp, fiddle, bass, mandolin, guitar and hammered dulcimer.
The band play regularly for weddings, parties and corporate events.