As a social Ceilidh and Barn Dance caller- he
specialises in barn dances, Burns Nights and Saint Patricks Nights
He can also be hired to play and perform with his personal choice of Ceilidh and Barn Dance band C.C.1
C.W.B, one of the country's most popular and experienced Barn Dance Bands, play for Ceilidhs, Hoe-downs and Barn Dances at weddings, parties and clubs - from village hops to numerous guest appearances at all the major English folk festivals.
Their caller will guide you through all your Favorite Barn Dances while the band provides the music from a wide repertoire of traditional music from England, Scotland, Ireland and America.
C.W.B perform mainly around the West Midlands (Birmingham, Warwickshire, Worcestershire, Oxfordshire, Gloucestershire, Herefordshire, Leicestershire, Staffordshire, Shropshire).
R.J.1. --- this ceilidh bands line up is as follows :-
accordion & dance caller * second accordion * fiddle * flute * mandolin and guitar
R.J.1. play traditional instruments and their music consists of traditional tunes.
The band leader not only collects music and dances for the band he also writes music and dances. His book of 10 dances for Ceildhs is called ‘ A Dickens of a Dance’.
This plays upon the fact that this ceildh band are East Kent based, Charles Dickens lived in and around this area.
I Want To Be Near You
Staten Island Flowers of Edinburgh Soldiers Joy
The Mucking of Geordie's Byre & Garryowen & The Stool of Repentance
R.Z.1 is a very experienced English country * barn & square dance caller & instructor, from Bristol, and he mainly uses a high-quality amplification system with recorded music. he will travel up to about 100 miles from his home base for a client's booking.
He has some testimonial letter's from very satisfied client's, and he has performed for A Corporate Pharmaceutical Companies Weekend Function Some time ago.
Shown on his web page are letters of recommendation from Buckland Norton Village Fundraising Committee * The NSPCC Fundraising Committee * A Very Satisfied Clients 40th Birthday Party *
50 th Birthday Party & A New Year's Eve Party * The Rotary Mendip Club.
He Also has Two Regular Barn Dance Clients * Willand Folk Dance Club & Bristol Real Tennis Club. He has also traveled on some occasions For longer Dances to Dorset * Wells ( In Somerset) * Warwickshire * Birmingham * Worcestershire.
He is usually available At short notice and will undertake last minute short notice engagements (For Let Downs) given 24 hours Notice.