TOP CLASS & ENTERTAINING ENGLISH AND WELSH BARN DANCE & CEILIDH BAND’S
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
C.N.1 are a very experienced band of talented folk musicians.who can be relied upon to give a very good and exceptional
performance. At local and international events. their usual line up of mandolin, cittern & acoustic guitar ensures that they play with a high energy level a good selection of French, Canadian tunes, English and for Barn Dances and Twmpath & folk festival events.
Dusty bobs / Jump at the Sun / Coleraine
N.G.1. are an exciting new band from the Newcastle area and can easily travel to nearby counties such
as Yorkshire * Durham * Northumberland and Cumbria. This
versatile dance caller & accordion duo can perform in venues from small pubs to large halls.
S.I.B.C.1 began calling in Hampshire, having become a popular figure on the local folk scene through his appearances at folk song clubs and his regular programmes on BBC Radio Solent. He was soon to be seen at many festivals, including Sidmouth.
S.I.B.C.1 repertoire ranges from barn dance through Celidh to club level and advanced – including playford, contra, Scottish and originals. His 26th book of dances was released in 2017. S.I.B.C.1 is an avid collector of dances, and has over 14,000 notations in his database. His own dances (in excess of 200) are an eclectic mix of styles.
C.J.1 has been involved with folk music and dance ever since he can remember. From the age of 8 he was playing fiddle in a band with his parents, and from then on, was playing regularly weddings, Barn Dance and ceilidh's, as well as for the established EFDSS clubs.
There are numerous possibilities to choose from. The most basic is just him with CD's. He would just bring his computer along with good quality Yamaha PA system and microphone, and would call the dances to recorded music.
He could also offer to do a couple of the dances with him providing live music on melodeon or fiddle, and there is also the possibility of a couple of songs with him playing guitar if required.
If you get up and have a go, you are almost guaranteed a good evening!
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
A lively, Ribble Valley based band providing exciting and infectious music for traditional social dancing throughout Lancashire and the Northwest of England. They provide traditional dance music for Weddings, Civil Ceremonies, Ceilidhs. Barn Dances, Birthdays, Hoedowns, Parties, Wakes, Country Dances, Fetes, Festivals, Fundraisers, Corporate events and all special occasions including Burns' Nights and St. Patrick's Day celebrations. They are also active in Cheshire, Yorkshire & Cumbria.
They have over thirty years experience in playing for dancing and providing musical entertainment.
Whether it's a wedding, a special occasion, a club event, a fundraiser or just wanting to have a good time, from absolute beginners to experienced dancers, J.C will make your evening a night to remember.
He has been calling for over 10 years, both nationally and internationally, and during that time have built up a wealth of experience and dances.
He can provide a complete package including recorded music.
He can provide a live band and he's also available to call with other bands.
A barn dance is one of the only ways you can get everyone involved from the start. NO experience is needed to take part. Anyone from four to ninety four can join in. The only skill needed is being able to walk. All that is required is to be able to join hands in a line or a circle, link arms with another dancer, or join hands to make an arch. The rest is as easy as falling off a log.
The caller will walk everyone through the dance first so all the dancers know what the moves are. The caller will call out all the moves as you dance until the dancers can dance the dance on their own. A dance should last between 10 and 15 minutes including the walk through.
He mainly perform's as a very good Barn Dance / Ceilidh Caller using recorded music with a high quality amplification system. However he can easily arrange to perform with a local quality Barn Dance / Ceilidh Band at any event if this is requested by a client.
This versatile entertaining English barn dance caller has performed on very many corporate companies training and bonding days * and also composed barn dances & square dances
to such classic musical pieces as the " flight of the bumblebee " & the introduction theme tune to the B.B.C. television programme " Match of the Day football broadcast. as well, he can also present a themed 1940's 1-hour long show, which is available during midweek. He has also performed in Germany on several occasions.
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.
Two performers providing a line-dance evening (a Country-Western disco and/or some barn dances can also be added if requested).
Live Demo (S.B.2, 2.4.1 &
Solo performer providing a mixture of barn dance, line dance, ceilidh and International dance, plus a Country Western and party disco (or any selection from this list).
Barn dance / Scottish and or Irish Ceildh band and comprising a dance caller plus a band (usually their standard two piece band of fiddle and accordion) but on occasions - drums and guitar, can be added.