Folk Solos And Duos: Staffordshire - for your Event
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This young talented duo consists of acoustic/electric violin and piano. They have performed at venues throughout the country including the Albert Hall and Symphony Hall and have supported famous entertainers such as Barry Manilow and Chris de Burgh.
The duo provide a unique and distinctive musical touch to any special occasion. A favourite for parties in Staffordshire..
If you're looking for something a little different for your wedding reception, then the BWB Duo can provide music, colour, dancing and humour to ensure that your special day goes with a swing. They can play appropriate background music during the ceremony, whilst your reception will be enhanced by the musicians who will stroll around the room singing songs and playing tunes whilst your guests enjoy their meals. A regular performer in Staffordshire..
BWB can also be booked, along with a caller and either a Piper, Fiddler or Accor ... more
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. An attractive option for dinners and events inStaffordshire..
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
Franco can offer a varied programme of music ideal as background music at a reception, dinner or any other similar event. Franco uses prepared accompaniment tracks - great music for listening to and dancing to, so you get the effect of a full band with just one musician. Whether a charity event in Staffordshire, or a wedding - well worth considering..
Becky is one of the few female exponents of the Uilleann or Irish Pipes in England today. Well renowned as a solo performer and teacher, Becky has performed at folk festivals and events in the UK & Europe for the last 25 years. Becky is renowned for her ability to give a distinctive interpretation to traditional tunes on a number of instruments; Uilleann pipes, fiddle, Northumbrian pipes, whistle and duet concertina, and her skill in contemporary composition and arrangement that continue that tr ... more
More about Folk Solos And Duos
The Folk Solos And Duo pages list bands that are available in Staffordshire.
These are session bands, ie music to listen to, NOT ceilidh band to dance to.
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The Staffordshire Moorlands, in the north of the county, has to be the best area for walking. Situated on the southern fringes of the Peak District it's an ideal base for everything from gentle strolls to energetic hill walking. More demanding footpaths can be found among the rugged crags of The Roaches or along the ancient packhorse trails of the Dane Valley. Long distance walkers can enjoy the scenic pleasures of the Staffordshire Way, Gritstone Trail and Limestone Way. If you prefer short circular walks, head for the softer landscapes of the limestone dales, the Churnet Valley, Rudyard Lake or local country parks. North of Leek lies some of the most impressive scenery in the county in the form of The Roaches, a group of rocky fortress like hills set amidst wild moorland. The highest, at 1,500 feet, is called Five Clouds.. Staffordshire covers an area of approximately 35 miles wide and 55 miles long. It has eight major rivers, those being the Trent, Dove, Blyth, Sow, Penk, Churnet, Tame and Stour. Traditionally agriculture and stock-raising has been important in the county. Coal has been abundant, plus lead, copper, iron, Fuller's earth, pipe-clay, marble and ochre were also found. Staffordshire's main and most famous manufacturing industry has been pottery.
From its industrial past, the Potteries area of Staffordshire has produced many excellent brass bands. But Staffordshire also extends up towards the Peak District, an agricultural area where folk traditions are strong. The stately homes of the industrialists would have hosted music of a more refined nature. So in its diversity, music has been abundant in Staffordshire through history to the present day.
Modern Staffordshire has its own bands, but can also draw on the party bands , function bands & covers bands of the Midlands. Perhaps jazz bands are more your cup of tea, or a barn dance bands [plenty of barns in northern Staffordshire!]
Staffordshire is within the sphere of influence of both the Birmingham Conservatoire and the Royal Northern College of Music, and as a result has many fine string quartets in staffordshire who play in venues thought the county. There are many fine jazz bands in staffordshire , jazz having a broad appeal to both the working man and the gentry. ceilidh bands in staffordshire A country rich in folk traditions, barn dance bands in staffordshire can appeal to all wedding quartets in staffordshire