English Barn Dance Bands: the West Midlands - for your Event
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Based on an English Barn Dance Band, they can also include American, Scottish and Irish if desired. Bringing traditional music and dance to the West Midlands with this English Barn Dance Band / Ceilidh Band. 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 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. You can hire this English Barn Dance Band for your dance in the West Midlands. The band is especially sympathetic to the needs of clients and can be both flexible and accom ... more
The FP Band are a professional piano and violin (and flute/recorder) two-piece folk band - plus caller, who specialise in playing for social dance, Playford dances and balls, American contra and barn dances. An ideal English Barn Dance Band / Ceilidh Band for a wedding or party in the West Midlands. The Band will make any event special, with a tailor-made programme of dances to suit your experience and occasion. This dynamic duo have been playing professionally for nearly a decade.
This Duo are also happy to offer a larger band adding more musicians as required.
Under The Bridge are a five piece ceilidh and barn dance band, based in South Staffordshire. Planning a traditional English dance in the West Midlands? Then this English Barn Dance Band could be for you. They have many years of experience providing top quality entertainment, and a passion for all things ceilidh! They come equipped with enthusiasm, fun and PAT tested equipment, and they are fully covered with PLI. They play fun and lively barn dance and ceilidh music, just what you need for a good dance. Their sound is best described as folk-rock and is produced by a line-up of fiddle, keyboard, guitar, ... more
A period English Country Dance Band. (Ceilidh or Barndance of the time.) Experience the music and dances that would have been familiar to Thomas Hardy and the characters he encapsulated in his novels and poetry. Bringing traditional music and dance to the West Midlands with this English Barn Dance Band / Ceilidh Band. At one time Thomas Hardy thought of himself primarily as a musician and fiddle player, playing in village and church bands, and producing his collections of English traditional music. The well known tune ‘Dribbles of Brandy’, ‘Tink a Tink’ and ‘The Triumph’ were all found in Hardy’s man ... more
Be traditionally English with the Hullubaloo Band. Jigs, Reels & Hornpipes from the West Country to Nothumbria played in true English style. Whether you call it a Ceilidh, Barn Dance or English Country Dance, is up to you. What it definitely is, is an evening of fun! The caller will guide you through the dances and make the evening accessible to everyone, regardless of experience or age. You can hire this English Barn Dance Band for your dance in the West Midlands.
Instrumental line-up is traditional with fiddle, flute / piccolo (or accordion), guitar, bass. This high ... more
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. An ideal English Barn Dance Band / Ceilidh Band for a wedding or party in the West Midlands. 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
MW ceilidh band is a collaboration of accomplished folk musicians who have wide ranging experience. The band play a wide variety of tunes. They particularly enjoy playing music from North America and Québec but also play many traditional English, Scottish and Irish tunes. Although the emphasis is on folk dance tunes, they also include some listening tune sets between dances.
The MW band are available for any private function that wants a ceilidh (aka barn dance, hoe down, folk dance) includin ... more
The BD Band was formed in 2005 with the aim of providing exciting and high quality music for ceilidhs, dances and other special occasions. Bringing traditional music and dance to the West Midlands with this English Barn Dance Band / Ceilidh Band. The players are all talented and experienced professionals who can perform a wide variety of entertaining folk music. This includes all the favourite Irish, Scottish and English sets, along with French dances, East European tunes, original music written by Gerry, andsome great vocals.
The band line-up consists of accordion, fiddle guitar and bodhran/ p ... more
The MW Ceilidh Band are happy to play for your wedding reception, party, celebration, barn dance, square dance, hoedown or ceilidh.
The band offers a mixture of traditional English, Irish, Scottish and American dance music suitable for a barn dance or ceilidh, played on fiddle and mandola or mandolin backed up by guitar and bodhran played by their usual caller. You can hire this English Barn Dance Band for your dance in the West Midlands.
For an American square dance they can augment the band to a 4-piece band plus caller with a fiddle, 5 string banjo, mandolin and ... more