Ceilidh Bands: Essex - for your Event

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The LD Ceilidh / Barn Dance band in Essex
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£530 - £670
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If you are looking for the perfect, all-inclusive entertainment for your wedding, birthday party, anniversary celebration, college ball, office party or conference bash, you have just found it!

A barn dance (or ceilidh, or country dance) gets everyone involved. It's terrific fun for all, and it's a great way to get your party to mix. Essex is within this Ceilidh Band’s local area for dances. With our expert caller on hand to guide you through, no prior experience of dancing is needed to be able to join in to the full.

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The CR Scottish Ceilidh Band in Essex
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£630 - £790
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An all Scottish ceilidh band. They are one of the best up and coming three piece Scottish Country Dance Bands in their part of the country. The band are experienced in Scottish Music for Weddings, Social Dances and all events. This Ceilidh Band plays for weddings and other events in and around Essex. Over the years they have built up a strong reputation through "word of mouth" within the Scottish dance club fraternity. The line-up consists of fiddle, accordion percussion and caller.


The SP Ceilidh/ Barn Dance Band  in Essex
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£510 - £660
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Based on an Irish Ceilidh Band, this band can also include American, Scottish and English if desired. The band includes an Irish championship-winning accordionist, so naturally Irish tunes and songs feature large in their repertoire, alongside Scottish, American and English folk tunes selected for the traditional dances presented by their wonderful caller. So sit back and listen or get up and dance to some great music. The Ceilidh Band regularly play for functions in Essex. The caller will guide you through the dances and help make sure that everyon ... more


The JB Ceilidh/Barn Dance Band in Essex
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£540 - £690
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This very lively band offer traditional Ceilidh fun for your wedding, birthday or event. An ideal Ceilidh Band for a wedding or party in Essex. With Fiddle, Whistle, Guitar, Piano, Bodhran (Irish drum), their own PA and wildly enthusiastic dance caller - they play for Irish Ceilidh, American Hoedown, background music, songs or a good old-fashioned mixture of the lot... you name it, they will turn your party into a PARTY!


The SH Scottish Ceilidh & Party Band in Essex
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£1200 - £1500
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An all Scottish ceilidh band Plus Party / Function band with a good bit of Klexmer thrown in for good measure. So if you're looking to bring some of the Scottish Ceilidh party spirit to your night but still want to have regular party music as the main focus, this is the ideal band for you. Essex is within this Ceilidh Band’s local area for dances.

Born and bred in Scotland, their lead singer, Debbie , is an expert on Scottish Ceilidh dances and the band can either include a small selection of popular Scottish ceilidh favourites throughout their norm ... more


The HP Barn Dance/ Ceilidh Band in Essex
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£570 - £720
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This band play a mixture of traditional dance tunes from the British Isles and from other European countries, and thier own compositions. This Ceilidh Band plays for weddings and other events in and around Essex. 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 th ... more


The RR Ceilidh / Barn Dance Band in Essex
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£450 - £560
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The RR Ceilidh / Barn Dance are a trad band in North London making weekly sorties into the surrounding area to provide music for ceilidhs and barndances. The Ceilidh Band regularly play for functions in Essex. They play English, Scottish, Irish and North American tunes and they bring a caller to get everyone dancing. They have played everywhere from Waterloo Station to the farmyards of Buckinghamshire and Bedfordshire, and what they love most is to see a crowd of dancers with a smile on their faces and a spring in their step. As well as a three-piec ... more


The WT Ceilidh / Barn Dance Band in Essex
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£630 - £800
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This experienced band play Irish, Scottish, English and American songs and tunes, although they can concentrate on one particular style if preferred. They play as 3 or 4 piece + caller. The band are both sensitive to the occasion and responsive to the mood of the audience. An ideal Ceilidh Band for a wedding or party in Essex. In addition they are willing to tailor a band to meet specific needs, going out in combinations ranging from a duo of guitar/vocals plus accordion to a larger band incorporating instruments such as fiddle, flute tin-whistle, ... more


The WT Ceilidh/ Barn Dance Band in Essex
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£780 - £980
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This band can offer all Scottish Ceilidh, Irish Ceili or a mixture together with American & English. This experienced band play Irish, Scottish, English and American songs and tunes, although they can concentrate on one particular style if preferred. They play as 3 or 4 piece + caller. Essex is within this Ceilidh Band’s local area for dances.

The band are both sensitive to the occasion and responsive to the mood of the audience. In addition they are willing to tailor a band to meet specific needs, going out in combinations ranging from a duo of gu ... more


The NU Ceilidh / Barn Dance Band in Essex
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£510 - £620
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This band have been performing their own particular brand of traditional English, Irish and Scottish music for a while now. The current 5 piece + caller line-up seems to have got people talking about them and they have been very busy recently playing pubs, folk clubs, universities and private parties. This Ceilidh Band plays for weddings and other events in and around Essex.

Founder member, Joe (Guitar and Vocals), and long time members Steve (Bass) and Brendan (Bouzouki, Mandolin, Guitar) have now been joined by two outstanding instrumentalists. Sarah plays ... more

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The Ceilidh Band pages, above, list bands that are available in Essex. People are occasionally unsure of the difference between a Ceilidh dance, a Barn dance & and a Hoedown. In case you're uncertain, to find out what style of dance band would be ideal for your wedding day or event in Essex, click the link below:

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About Essex

The county of ESSEX has been in existence for some 400,000 years and is home to a number of towns and villages including Basildon, Braintree, Billericay, Brentwood, Chelmsford and Southend-on-sea. Whether you want to explore the vast countryside or discover the sea the county of Essex has something to offer everyone. Essex is renowned for being the driest seaside county in England. Essex is home to the seaside resorts of Davencourt, Frinton, Walton, Clacton-on-sea, St.Osyth, and Southend. The largest of the seaside resorts being Southend, boasting a large sandy beach, a splendid pier and various amusements. Essex has a rich and varied landscape comprising of valleys, rivers and estuaries.

With such a long history as a county, Essex has some historic wedding venues. Being a coastal county, it has had more contact with mainland Europe over the centuries than most, which has brought in musical influences from France, the low countries and Scandinavia, now much diluted by the loss of traditions.

A significant number of our string quartets in essex musicians were London based and trained, perhaps being attracted to the bracing sea breezes of the coast. jazz bands in essex presumably hide from the sea breezes, being more associated with night life and the in indoors. ceilidh bands in essex are popular the country over, and our barn dance bands in essex would bring any evening event to life. wedding quartets in essex are a must for every wedding day.

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