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Recent review: Gary played at our wedding on Saturday night and was excellent. He performed a wide range of songs and created an excellent atmosphere. Wouldn’t hesitate to recommend or use his services again. A****
About: Waxies Dargle were formed in 2011, they are a collection of six great musicians with a passion for music and in particular Irish music focusing mostly on The Pogues. The line up uses authentic instrumentation ie Banjo, whistle, accordion, flute etc played with enthusiasm and fun. The band have bee
Recent review: """Blag were absolutely brilliant and exactly what we were after. This was a big corporate party for a young audience and they were fun and a modern take on a ceilidh band. I highly recommend them for any event as they would be great regardless of audience."""
Recent review: "Mum and Dad said it was a fantastic disco. Good mix of music everyone enjoyed and everyone I’ve spoken to after have said what a good disco. Definitely will use again in the future."
Recent review: The guys did such a good job for our wedding, played our request for our first dance and ceremony perfectly. All of our guests commented on how great the band were. Would 100% recommend or any event, especially weddings!
About: Well known for its dynamic, rhythmic style Spring Heel Jacks is a Chelmsford - based ceilidh / barn dance band playing mainly traditional tunes but with a touch of rock, jazz or a twist or two thrown in. The band recently extended its repertoire to include songs and is available for a wide range of
About: A lively duo featuring Irish Songs and Music. If you are looking for an Irish Duo, look no further! Our set features many of the most popular Irish songs as well as some some less well known Irish songs and ballads with some jigs, reels, waltzes and polkas.
Recent review: From our first contact to Joe arriving at our wedding reception yesterday, Joe has been nothing but helpful, professional & friendly. Joe pulled out all the stops, bringing along another fantastic musician and singer to help him perform. Joe & Laura’s amazing singing and music was definitely appreci
Recent review: "Steve was a pleasure to deal with throughout. He is a really friendly chap. On the day he was able to play outside at our venue which was just what we wanted. All our family, and some guests, commented positively on the quality of his performance and how it really enhanced our wedding reception.
Recent review: Wow! Where do I start... these guys and girls were amazing from the first email right to the finish. They were very patient, answered the million and one questions I fired at them and remained completely professional throughout. As for getting the party going and everyone having a good night they ce
Recent review: You guys were amazing and we couldn't have asked for more. Thank you for learning our first dance it was even more wonderful than the original. Everyone asked how had we found you and we won't hesitate to recommend you to anyone getting married in the future.
Recent review: We had a great experience from start to finish with these guys. Martin and I had a good chat through things over the phone in advance of our wedding to answer some of my questions and work out a few logistics and finer details. Martin was very reassuring and accommodating and followed up promptly
Recent review: "This band played at my mother's 70th birthday party. They were excellent. Really accommodating, enthusiastic and friendly. Nearly everyone got up and had a dance, and had great fun (even the self-proclaimed non-dancers). I couldn't recommend them more. Johanna, 70th birthday party Your music w
Recent review: Excellent evening with the Spring Heeled Jacks. Great music and a lovely atmosphere. Everyone young and old loved the dancing and the caller was fantastic in coaxing even the most reluctant dancers onto the floor. The band were very talented and friendly. All our guests said what a great evening
Recent review: Thanks so much for the performance on Wednesday. It was fantastic and everyone had a great time. I’ve had lots of people whose first ceilidh it was say that they can’t wait to do it again and there are many sore legs around the building today – proof of a good time I think!
Recent review: The Sassenachs played a Robert Burns’ Ceilidh this year, and they were fantastic! The caller was brilliant and taught our crowd the dances effortlessly, and the band were so accommodating and patient with our schedule running late. They provided a top class service with a professional sound.
About: The thumping tommys are a collection of talented musicians specialising in old-time music. Having played at many great festival stages, bars and cafes, the thumping tommys play a heady brew of Irish and American folk music performed with a distinctly English style, which has established them as one
Recent review: Duchas Anam were incredible, I would highly recommend this band. They played at our wedding and it helped make the day perfect. They are lovely people and very talented.
Recent review: Nightfall played at my retirement party and they set the mood beautifully. Sara has an amazing jazz tone to her voice and Malcolm's guitar playing was great. They really helped create a relaxed atmosphere and the guests appreciated their talents. They were professional and friendly, I would certainl
Recent review: Hi Barbara, Thanks so much to you, John and Chris for the fantastic music and calling on Saturday. Even though the set was rather compressed by our over running speeches (sorry about that!) I know everyone had a brilliant time and really enjoyed it. I know you stayed rather later than you had