Ceili and Barn Dances: the North East - for your Event
Live Music Booking Service for Your Party, Wedding or Event from - Midsummer Music - the music people
The NL Barn Dance Band have been providing quality ceilidhs and music for over 20 years. Their sound draws from their Northumbrian, Irish and Scottish heritage, making a melting pot of Celtic influences and a wide variety of lively and exciting music. This band plays for parties, weddings and other events in and around the North East. They play all the ceilidh favourites (Dashing White Sergeant, Strip The Willow, Virginia Reel, etc) as well as waltzes, circle dances, square dances and instrumental pieces while you get your breath back!
Great music, great dances, great calling (all abilities and ages), great PA. The BD Ceilidh Band is very flexible and aim to keep everyone happy. the North East is within this band’s local area for dances. They have a massive amount of experience and are very very reliable. They have traveled throughout the UK and into Europe. Kim is a Northumbrian language expert and Matt is knowledgeable about all things Border, especially Pipes. The band have played for many Weddings, Birthdays, Anniversaries, Conferences and Corporate functions. Clients include ma ... more
The BM Ceilidh band is a small, compact but perfectly formed band comprising of Mike on accordion and Gerry on guitar with Dave doing the calling. Each band member is a singer in their own right adding to the variety of performance. The band comes with its own PA and Public Liability. The band regularly plays for private functions in the North East. They are available for a variety of events as well as dances.
They will always turn up and provide a night steeped in traditional music and entertainment.
Caller Dave is incredibly patient at giving instruct ... more
This is a budget band featuring a very accomplished accordion player plus caller. A fun band for a wedding or party in the North East. As an offshoot of a larger band the performers are very used to playing for all types of events. Their caller is experienced in encouraging everyone to join in and have fun. the band can offer a good selection of traditional folk music, Scottish and Irish tunes, American and others.
The AJ Ceilidh band are a band made up of talented traditional musicians. This band plays for parties, weddings and other events in and around the North East. The members of the band have been playing for many years and are capable of catering for all musical tastes, Irish, Scottish, English or American. (or a mixture).
This experienced band are available for Ceilidhs, Barn Dances, Wedding Receptions, Birthday Parties, Hoe Downs, Fundraising Functions, in fact any special occasion. The line-up comprises of Accordion, Guitar/Banjo and Bass - they also come with their own ca ... more
This band are a top Scottish Ceilidh Band playing lively, upbeat music ideal for dancing. The band play regularly all over Scotland, the UK and abroad. The line-up of fiddle, keyboard/caller and drums provides an energetic, contemporary mix that will have everyone dancing!
The YH band bring experience, quality and professional musicianship to your event and are always able to fluently adapt to each audience they play for. the North East is within this band’s local area for dances. The Musicians in the band are highly experienced professionals, havin ... more
The CJ Ceilidh Band are experienced musicians who have
played for many years and come highly recommended. The band regularly plays for private functions in the North East. Having done various prestige functions and weddings over the years they can assure a good time for all.
The CJ Ceilidh Band have had bookings such as the Burns Club of London at the Russell Hotel; The Royal Scottish Association Concert/Dance at headquarters in Covent Garden; Burns Night Dinner/Dance Thistle Hotel in Manchester; Manchester City Hall
Mayor's Fund raiser; and Universit ... more
The NFB Band hail from Yorkshire and are a "power trio" of melodeon, fiddle and percussion. A fun band for a wedding or party in the North East. They have a mixed repertoire of the English and Scottish styles, or can stick to all the Scottish standards if you want a more traditional Scottish experience. They have a full sound and a rhythm that's sure to get everyone up and dancing, and their caller will take everyone through the dance steps. They supply all the required equipment, PAT tested and covered by PLI.
Paul's Compact Ceilidh is one of our "one person band" ceilidh artists. Paul calls the dances and also plays melodeon. This band plays for parties, weddings and other events in and around the North East. Paul is an accomplished multi-instrumentalist playing in many bands - he knows his stuff and is able to get you all dancing, regardless of your age or expertise! He also brings all required equipment with him (all PAT tested and covered by PLI) and is ideal for intimate or quirky venues where there might not be space for a full band.
The RS Duo hail from the North of England and are a melodeon/fiddle duo - Paul (melodeon) also calls the dances. the North East is within this band’s local area for dances. They have a mixed repertoire of the Irish and Scottish styles, or can stick to all the Scottish standards if you want a more traditional Scottish experience. They have a wide variety of tunes and dances to suit all abilities, with a lovely interplay between the fiddle and melodeon melody lines for listening between dances. They supply all the required equipment, PAT tested and covere ... more