RC1 is a lively and modern function band ideally suited to weddings and parties of all kinds.
With the versatility to play as a two or three-piece band, they provide an exciting sound with the strong melodic and rhythmic tones needed for ceilidh dancing blended with innovative harmonies to spice up the sound. All dances are "called" i.e. described and even demonstrated if necessary beforehand so that everyone can have fun even if they have never been to a ceilidh before..
They also offer a full DJ service at no extra charge for those wishing to blend disco with the ceilidh experience. Modern, high spec. sound equipment allows them to produce a crystal clear sound for vocals, and an exciting, driving sound for Scottish dance music and disco.
If you are looking for a ceilidh band with energy and enthusiasm to fill your dance floor then you have come to the right place!
When D.F.C.B are unleashed, you are in for a night of wild dancing and intoxicating music.
They've taken the music back to its roots and breathed new life into it with a unique lineup of fiddle, pipes, flute, sax, guitar, and bodhran.
Here is a band to host your night with warmth, humour and approachability - Their relaxed stage presence and friendly approach to calling puts everyone at their ease, ensuring a full dance floor for the night.
P.C.B.1 is one of Scotland's longest-established and best-loved ceilidh bands. They provide traditional ceilidh music with a dedicated dance-caller for weddings, birthday parties, retirements, anniversaries, conferences, fundraisers, and community ceilidhs… what's your event?
They have decades of combined experience playing and calling for all kinds of celebrations.
They're equally happy playing for complete ceilidh novices, folk who remember a handful of dances from school, or ceilidh fanatics: what's most important to them is that you and your guests have great fun dancing to our swinging, toe-tapping tunes.
Canadian Barn Dance
C.C.1 has been performing together for more than twenty-five years and prides itself in knowing how to create the perfect atmosphere, ensuring everyone has a great time!
This Ceilidh Bands Package Includes:-
A Three piece band of fiddle, accordion & drums with their Regular, Experienced Dance Caller.
Fully PAT tested PA and lighting rig together with full Public Liability Insurance.
All traveling expenses to and from the venue.
Scotlands premier Ceilidh band (1500+ Ceilidh performances)
performances for BBC Scotland, celtic connections * past resident ceilidh band at the gleneagles Hotel, invited performances for Scottish societies in Shanghai, Tokyo, Dubai, Kuwait, Gatar, Lagos, Tunis, Athens, Brussels, Scottish weddings in Salzburg, Stockholm, Berlin, Cannes, & Dublin.
St Bernards Waltz
K.C.B & L.T.B have established itself as one of the most popular ceilidh bands for hire for your wedding, party, dance and corporate hospitality event.
The band can call all the set dances, as required, so nobody need feel left out. At corporate hospitality functions - many of which are for overseas guests - dances can also be called in French or German.
As a dance band, they specialise in Scottish Country Dancing and Ceilidh music. Their repertoire also includes foxtrots, quicksteps, modern waltzes and Latin American rhythms - versatility is their byword!
As Scotlands only band playing expertly French classical Parisian music especially for concerts * festivals and corporate
T.T.1 are one of the UK's finest professional ceilidh bands available for weddings, functions and corporate events. Delivering fantastically energetic ceilidh sets, you're guaranteed entertainment from the first note to the last. The band performs all over the UK and is in high demand with a busy schedule.
A typical evening of dancing with T.T.1 includes a good mix of well known Scottish Ceilidh standards with wee modern hints. All dances are expertly guided by their enthusiastic dance caller ensuring everyone feels confident to join in the fun, particularly if it is their first Scottish Ceilidh dance experience! With T.T.1 you are guaranteed a perfect evening of entertainment no matter what your event.
C.M.1 are an upbeat Scottish Ceilidh band with very definite jazz influences in
their music. They can be booked as a four piece Ceilidh band, a two or three piece Jazz trio, subject to the bands availability.
Other achievements include playing for such celebrities as Matt Monroe
* Graham Norton * & Angus Deighton.
The Gay Gordons
Strip The Willow
Take four talented musicians from different genres, put them together, and what do you get? A refreshing, exciting fusion, adding a modern twist to traditional Ceilidh music.
The bands repertoire is as long as Nessie’s tale but don’t worry if you don’t know the dances as they will guide you with full instructions for each one.
They bring the house down in all venues - from castles to canvases, from hotels to huts – any event or place that wants to enjoy an evening of merriment with exciting music. A DJ is always included to play your favourite song for the first dance and later in the evening if required. They like to put the ‘ding’ in ‘wedding’, and the ‘corr!’ in corporate’, so book them now and your evening will genuinely rock*
B.C.1 are a very entertaining and unusual upbeat and lively ceilidh band, coming from the border regions of Scotland and England.
this bands unusual and very deceptive twist to their evenings' musical performance is several -- their leader is an excellent multi-instrumentalist playing the accordion * * six string guitar * bagpipes* bass guitar and acoustic upright bass & electric piano (truly amazing....! ).
Next, the band can intermix their performance to perform the first part or
set of the evening with Scottish traditional and or Irish music, then followed by the band leader playing a short set of bagpiping & even a short set of rock n roll standards & even some county and western music.
The band leader can also offer mid-week gigs with an accordion only spot at
negotiable rates or will even play in a local pipe band.
S.D.2. is a very versatile and entertaining session musician who plays mainly * retro * country * old time jazz & blues & rock and roll & traditional Scottish and Irish instrumentals for ceilidh dancing.
His own band only plays varied themed music for western swing gigs & corporate festivals.
Included in his evenings performance are the following items an all round music quiz * an open mic night* a folk music set
and he is also involved in the scottish ceilidh* jazz and blues & music scene.
S.4.N is a long-established West Country folk band. They've been fuelling ceilidhs, barn-dances, weddings and all kinds of celebrations with jigs, reels and heart-broken airs for years. And they're proud to say that almost every booking has followed a recommendation from a satisfied customer.
FOR YOUR CELEBRATION, BARN DANCE, WEDDING, BURNS NIGHT, ST PATRICKS NIGHT, CHARITY FUNDRAISER, DEVON, CORNWALL, SOMERSET, DORSET AND BEYOND.
They play mainly English, Irish & Scottish traditional dance music so they can give you a mixed bag or a themed all-Scottish / Irish / English set. All of the band have been involved in other kinds of music, so they can add some French, American and even Transylvanian flavours if you'd like them to.
Farewell to Gibralta
JM1 are an upbeat ceilidh dance band. They travel throughout the South West of England and occasionally beyond. They are available in several formats.
When required, they can provide an extended line-up to include bass/double bass and/or percussion.
This versatile band have played and performed at the international Volkswagen car club owner's annual celebration ceilidh dance.
This band have a BIG reputation as a high energy English Barn Dance band.. they can offer to their clients in large large amounts first class folk rock for Ceilidhs and Barn dances with an electric or acoustic line up.. the band has a very wide range of music including English, Irish, Scottish, French tunes can be catered for..
They can work with their own caller or the clients own dance caller and include In their quality show a high sound and large lighting system. Based in Warwickshire, they will travel long distances to gigs and bookings, in the U.K and versatile solo entertainer.
Haste to the Wedding
The bands normal line up is as a four piece * dance caller / guitar / vocals / bass and kit drums. They often can add a
5th band member to give a much fuller sound. they can play to a
very high standard a mixture of old and new country music standards with simple line and barn dances included and are often booked to play for Irish, Scottish, American and Australian themed
events and functions.
S.T.W.711 are an excellent Ceilidh and Barn dance band. They call themselves a BARN DANCE BAND because that's what they are. They play barn dance music. Some people call them ceilidhs but they just do good old English country dances to tunes from Britain and America and make no bones about it.
If you want a good dance to a folk/rock band and plenty of laughs.-- then S.T.W.711 have got the lot, and the band do play to a high standard. Having had many years experience
within the music business.
They are happy travelling about 200 miles from their base in Kent. The bands usual line up is as a five piece and they use a high class BEHRINGER amplification system.
The band are covered by an equity current public liability Insurance certificate,
with an indemnity limit of £10,000,000.
This band have an ever growing musical repertoire to suit all tastes and ages,and are always adding
new songs and tunes.
"Just to say that everybody an excellent time, thought the band was brilliant and asking when we can do it all again!" Tony, Herne Bay, September 2017
"The band was absolutely brilliant and made our special celebration such fun. Everyone enjoyed the evening. We would thoroughly recommend them and if we had another ceilidh would book them again. They were on time and very professional in their attitude." Richard, Berkshire, September 2017
The Sloe/Three Around Three
Wals Voor Polle
W.T.1 are a professional and talented Ceilidh band with many years' experience specialising in traditional music in pubs and clubs, and at schools, colleges, festivals, weddings, parties and corporate functions.
One of the most popular, versatile, successful and affordable traditional Ceilidh bands based in London, W.T.1 perform live Irish, Scottish, English and American music, dance and songs throughout South East England and beyond. They go out as anything from a duo to a six-piece amplified or acoustic, with or without a caller. Founded in 1998 the band has many years success including performances for Mick Jagger and Robert Smith of The Cure.
The Mason's Apron
This North of England based Ceilidh and Barn dance band are very pleased to entertain for weddings, special anniversaries
and all types of very different social functions. Their very experienced dance caller will talk you and all of your guests through the dances so that you will thoroughly enjoy their evenings performance.
Gay Gordons – Geordie 2016
Blaydon Races 2013
Probably the best value barn dance & ceilidh band in the South West of England, L.O.R is a Forest Of Dean based Folk, Irish & Country band from Coleford, Glos.
They play all over South West England & Wales, including Gloucestershire, Monmouthshire, Herefordshire, Wiltshire, Somerset, Bristol & Cardiff.
L.O.R play & call for Barn Dances & Ceilidhs or provide foot-stomping musical entertainment for parties & weddings, pubs & social clubs, Irish & Scottish theme nights & more.
All together with 120 songs of all different musical styles which easily provides a comprehensive song and set list.
A.C.B.1 are a new and exciting band based in mostly in Exeter and Taunton. They are available to provide music for Barn Dances, Ceilidhs or Contras in Devon and Somerset. They will also play for festivals nationally.
Playing an exciting mix of energetic tunes for both contra dances and ceilidhs. If you want a social dance band with life and rhythm then A.C.B.1 stand out from the crowd.
Most of all, the band members love to play, dance and have fun; you are sure to catch our enthusiasm. The band consists of a core of flute, fiddle and guitar supported by Bodhran. Their caller also plays a Cajon to add to the mix and we have a guest recorder player.
ACB1 are the house band of the Abacus Entertainment Agency Scotland.
A dance caller with recorded music option is also available as a more economically priced option than a full band.
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).
This very talented barn dance band with a DISTINCTIVE sound will travel all over the North West area of England and the Greater Manchester
They are very suitable for a Bollywood wedding reception or birthday party.
This very versatile and entertaining English barn dance & ceilidh band are one of the very few bands who can call upon four regular absolutely expert dance callers and have in their extensive musical repertoire enough capability to play a full set of dance music for a wedding reception * * western themed event * or Christmas party.
F.B.1 are a band who buzz combines with a vibrant razzamatazz to create
a truly unique musical blend.
Two Step Dixie
Paddy on the Railroad
This duo can also add a third musician who plays an electric piano / Korg synthesizer to create a very much fuller ceilidh band sound E. R. C. 1.
The Lancashire Hare
To add extra musical depth & entertaining band quality S.D.1. can add a extra versatile musician - a violin player with the lady dance caller from the duo which creates a bigger sound for their signature gigs which are wedding receptions * private family & house parties. the versatile quality
of this northeast of England, ceilidh band can be assessed by listening to the two following audio tracks!