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Verified bookings 59
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Mariachi Rey

Mariachi Rey. Mariachi Rey, is a group of musicians with over 15 years of experience. Currently run by Xavier Infante. It is a group of young and professional musicians who create the best music "pure Mexican style". They are dedicated exclusively to entertain the best way to each audience and spread Mexican music, also including other Latino and English songs but with the corresponding Mexican flavor genre. They will have you clapping, singing along with “La Bamba” and shouting Arriba! They are a genuine, warm and friendly group that will definitely cheer you and even make the crowd dancing and feeling like they are in the heart of South America, enjoying well known songs like: Guantanamera, La Cucaracha, Sway, La Macarena, and more. These lively Mariachi boys, based in London, England, create an authentic Mexican atmosphere to suit your next event but all in the name of pure entertainment. If you are looking for enjoyment, excitement...

Available in Greater Manchester from £350.00. Based in London

Verified bookings 16
Reviews 8

Shenanigans Irish Music Duo

Shenanigans Irish Music Duo, consist of Alan playing the Guitar and providing the vocals plus Steve on the fiddle. We are both accomplished musicians and provide a lively and varied evening of Traditional Irish Music ie Songs Jigs and Reels. Book Shenanigans you wont regret it. Below is a recommendation from a satisfied customer. Shenanigans, Alan and Steve were fantastic. Everyone at our party thoroughly enjoyed their outstanding performance. They are excellent musicians and Alan has a super voice for Irish songs, both soft and strong. Steve's fiddle playing was superb and complemented Alan's voice and guitar. They were happy to play requests from the audience and had a great interaction with the audience. We would definitely book them again as would most of the people present. As someone who goes to a lot of live music events I was really impressed. Book Shenanigans for a great night of entertainment, we all had a wonderful evening, thank ...

Available in Greater Manchester from £250. Based in Buxton

Verified bookings 15
Reviews 4

String Infusion

String Infusion managed by Emma Rushworth National and International String Ensemble. String Infusion all female vibrant string group ranging from 1-20+ offering any ensemble size from solo, duo, trio, quartet or beyond. We are musicians offering acoustic or electric performances.Our musicians are professionally trained at top Music Conservatoires. Together with choreographed moves, an eye for fashion and captivating output we entice audiences of all ages on a global level. We can play acoustic by day and electric by night whatever atmosphere you wish us to create it will be delivered. As well as quality performers we are versatile and adapt to any style of music. We benefit from repeat work through client recommendations offering a unique performance for every event Our bespoke service ensures we exceed our clients expectations. CHECK OUT OUR REVIEWS BELOW: Can’t begin to tell you how overwhelmed we were by the girls’ performa...

Available in Greater Manchester from £200.00. Based in Manchester

Verified bookings 9
Reviews 4

Kellermeister Oompah Band

Fully professional Bier Keller Oompah Band comprising 2 to 4 musicians of which two provide vocals with a programme of the most famous German Drinking Songs which will give your event an authentic Munich Bier Festival atmosphere. With competitions fancy dress fun and old time English sing-alongs in a fast moving hilarious show with audience participation its fun all the way. All the musicians have been involved in the bierkeller scene both in the UK, Sweden Bermuda and France in various combos.Their leader has made numerous TV and radio appearances both here and abroad Now in this successful group these top class musicians show off their party pieces to add to the fun.In addition to the stage act they have radio mike amplification for German Christmas Markets as a strolling band. The front man on accordion and vocals with 2 Roland expanders and a big orchestral sound performs a solo version of the show for events with a limited budget. Please...

Available in Greater Manchester from £650. Based in North Yorkshire

Verified bookings 1
Reviews 0

Tartan Trio Ceilidh Band

The Tartan Trio 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. As one of only a handful of professional Scottish Ceilidh bands, the members are young and extremely talented musicians. Having trained at both the Royal Northern College of Music and Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, each member maintains a busy freelance career and have performed with a variety of artists and leading UK orchestras ranging from indie-folk band Belle and Sebastian to singing sensation Andrea Bocelli. A typical evening of dancing with the Tartan Trio includes a good mix of well known Scottish Ceilidh standards with wee modern hints. All dances are expertly guided by our enthusiastic dance caller ensuring ev...

Available in Greater Manchester from £650. Based in Manchester

Verified bookings 0
Reviews 0

Triple Scotch Ceilidh Band

Triple Scotch are a professional ceilidh band based in the North West of England, who are available for hire at wedding receptions, parties, fundraisers and corporate events throughout the UK and beyond. A talented trio comprised of award-winning folk musicians who have performed with the likes of Lady Gaga and Il Divo, they have taken traditional Scottish music as far afield as Russia and New Zealand, and have been booked for hundreds of functions since forming. We have an extensive repertoire of classic Scottish tunes and dances in our set list, so whether you want a relaxed evening of waltzes or a night of energetic jigs, we will create the right atmosphere. With a friendly, experienced and clear caller who can explain each dance step-by-step if necessary, we are one of the UK's most in-demand ceilidh bands, and can happily keep the entertainment flowing in between breaks. We are particularly busy in Manchester, Lancashire and Cheshir...

Available in Greater Manchester from £900. Based in Manchester

Verified bookings 9
Reviews 1

Ragtag Ceilidh Band

A lively ceilidh band available for all occasions including weddings,birthday parties, social functions and corporate events. Ragtag supply fun entertainment and dancing which can be customised to your requirements and function Provides lively ceilidh music for dancing with a caller Customise our service to meet the needs of your function Play ceilidh music, Scottish, Irish and English traditions

Available in Greater Manchester from £550.00. Based in Chester

Verified bookings 3
Reviews 1

Bobbing Joe ceilidh band

Bobbing Joe play lively folk music for English ceilidhs (also known as barn dances or English country dances), Scottish ceilidhs, Irish ceilis, and French and Swedish bals. We play at weddings, parties and festivals accross Yorkshire and Derbyshire, and are available for hire anywhere within a few hours drive of Sheffield. Combining traditional music with stomping rhythm, tight arrangements, singing and fun, we will infect all of your guests with an irresistible dancing itch, even your great aunt Joan who is a regular martyr to her feet!

Available in Greater Manchester from £650. Based in Sheffield

Verified bookings 2
Reviews 0

Whiskey in the Jar

** NOT AVAILABLE 17th MARCH** Whiskey in the Jar have been entertaining audiences throughout England and Ireland since 1989, but still perform with energy and style. Whatever the occasion, this band have the repertoire and professionalism to make it into a great occasion. Featuring fiddle, banjo, whistle, accordion and guitars as well as all the great songs of Ireland, this is a band you need for your party.

Available in Greater Manchester from £500. Based in Derbyshire

Verified bookings 1
Reviews 1

Two Left Feet

Wirral based ceilidh band Two Left Feet have been providing traditional music for ceilidhs and barndances for over twenty years. We have a large selection of Scottish, Irish, English and Welsh tunes and dances. We also play American reels if you require a Hoe Down. The band always includes an experienced and entertaining 'caller' who ensures that a good time is had by all.

Available in Greater Manchester from £600. Based in Wirral

Verified bookings 2
Reviews 0

Price of My Pig

“Price Of My Pig (a great name for a band) come from the North West England in the UK… a high octane folk/funk dance band who like to bring a little more life and energy to your average ceilidh, by introducing rhythms from disco, reggae, funk, afrobeat, ska into their mix of Irish, English and European folk tunes.” Folk Roots Radio “Top of the list when we are booking bands for next year. Hopefully we will see you at some of the larger festivals soon.” Phoenix Ceilidhs The ‘POMP’ Ceilidh Band, with their driving beats and memorable melodies, are well received at weddings, corporate and private events as well as festivals, both with and without a dance caller. Energetic, exciting and exhilarating.

Available in Greater Manchester from £650. Based in Lancaster

Verified bookings 9
Reviews 5

Steelasophical Steel Band & Dj

•●• “One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain.” ― Bob Marley •●• Music • Sound • Light • to Vow WOW Mix Mingle Wine Dine Dance For any premier occasion, regardless of venue size or ages of your guests! Uplifting atmospheres are truly universal in enhancing people moods and feelings. Take time to view their profile (it was designed with you in mind). On average Steelasophical are having to disappoint between 35-40 clients per year who would like to secure one of their services, due to already being booked by the time they get back to them! Trust in Steelasophical to transform your event and help make it a success - call today!!!

Available in Greater Manchester from £577. Based in Buckinghamshire

Verified bookings 0
Reviews 1

Norton Green Ceilidh Band

NORTON GREEN CEILIDH BAND Why pay pounds and pounds for a Ceilidh Band when you can book us from £280.00 up to £300 What do you get for £280.00 you get one lady professional accordion player with a £6000.00 accordion and a V3 Sound Box that will play all the instruments of a full band and myself the caller of 40 years of experience of calling, also founder member of a local Folk Dance Club. We can do you a Ceilidh covering your evening of approximately four hours, doing you two spots of about an hour and a quarter with our break to coincide with your super or buffet being served. Tunes will vary from traditional folk tunes, irish folk tunes,scottish and american folk tunes. We also play tunes between dances while the dancers are resting. The caller will walk you through the steps of each dance before and during the music being played by the accordionist ,even with two left feet you will have no problem. We come with all our own P.A. s...

Available in Greater Manchester from ££250.00. Based in Middlesbrough

Verified bookings 19
Reviews 11

Blag

Blag play a variety of Celtic and World music, from Irish Ballads and Scottish Jigs to Flamenco and Gypsy Jazz. They perform regularly in Britain and in festivals throughout Europe. All the musicians in the group are professionals that have trained at music college, made records and have performed on both T.V. and radio, including being featured in 'Loose Ends' on Radio 4. Michael Pinsky started playing the fiddle at six. He has played in folk groups in Scotland from the age of 11 who’s members have become players in leading Scottish bands such a ‘Capercaille’ and ‘Shoogleniffty’ and with leading jazz players such a Courtney Pine in the ‘Grand Union Orchestra’. His ability to play both folk and jazz creates a unique fiddle style. David Morgan played acoustic guitar with ‘Golage’, in Brighton, which later formed ‘Stomp’ an extremely successful percussion, performance group that have toured the world, playing on Broadway in New York and th...

Available in Greater Manchester from £600. Based in Greater London

Verified bookings 1
Reviews 18

Swing Gitan UK

Swing Gitan Uk are a scintillating gypsy jazz quartet from the East Midlands. They specialise in the infectious gypsy jazz guitar style once popularised by Django Reinhardt from the 1930's. The band have a superb reputation as a consistently professional, highly entertaining outfit who can perform for all ages and put on a show to suit all occasions. They are guaranteed to get your toes tapping! Don't forget to check out our videos. Available to hire as a trio, quartet or a quintet which includes Clarinet or Saxophone. Seeking festivals, Weddings, Swing workshops, Birthday parties, University balls, support slots, headline slots, Restaurant gigs, pubs and Garden parties.

Available in Greater Manchester from £600. Based in Nottinghamshire

Verified bookings 3
Reviews 9

Kellys Heroes

The richness provided by the accordion, powerful rhythm guitar and bodhran give a fullness of sound that belies the number of people on stage and with a repertoire encompassing fast and furious Celtic songs and tunes, gentle ballads and quality contemporary numbers by the likes of Christy Moore, Eric Bogle and Ewan MacColl as well as some original material, this East Midlands based band are one of the most sought after on the circuit. The band was formed in 1983 with our vocalist, Tony, being one of the original line-up. Since then, Kellys Heroes have played to audiences including 40,000 people at the Glasgow Mayfest, 25,000 at the Heineken Big Top with The Pogues, a Chateau in France for a very exclusive birthday party and to 6 people in a kitchen for a family celebration as well as just about every other type of event you can imagine in between! Some of the more memorable venues Kellys Heroes have played include The Royal Concert Hall,...

Available in Greater Manchester from £600. Based in Loughborough

Verified bookings 0
Reviews 4

Jump the Q

We are a professional wedding band, party and function band Jump The Q are a wedding, party and function band providing professional entertainment for the North East, Yorkshire and North West of England. We also work in other areas within England and Scotland. We offer first class entertainment by professional musicians, and can be booked for; Weddings (ceremonies, afternoon and evening receptions) Parties Balls Corporate events Launches – company products and services Meet and greet Freshers and graduation parties and other special occasions. We can cater for a number of musical tastes and can provide sets for pop, background/jazz, swing and ceilidh. The band can adapt to your particular needs – from a solo saxophonist to a full five piece band. We provide a disco free of charge alongside the band. Please follow this link to our Facebook page, where you can see pictures from previous events. A wedding band, party and funct...

Available in Greater Manchester . Based in Darlington

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Odd Socks Ceilidh Band

A Shropshire based traditional ceilidh dance band from Shrewsbury We are a very experienced band and have played at most of the leading hotels in the county for weddings as well as village halls and schools for PTA events, public dances and private parties. Please use the side menu to find out more about us. We are one of the very few ceilidh bands from the area featuring traditional piano accordion and fiddle together with guitar. We also have an excellent resident caller and we are sure that you will find our fees very reasonable.

Available in Greater Manchester . Based in Shrewsbury

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The Big Moose Ceilidh Band

The Big Moose Ceilidh Band are from Nottingham, England and play energetic traditional music, complete with fiddle, guitar, percussion and a caller to explain the dances. Book them if you are looking for a unique, memorable and fun for all ages experience for your wedding/party/corporate event!

Available in Greater Manchester from £450. Based in Nottinghamshire

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The Woodchips

The Woodchips are a Shropshire based Ceilidh band, who play with more energy than the band have between them! The Woodchips were formed from the shavings in a Carpenter's shed. The shavings can still be found whenever the band plays! We can provide a Ceilidh for any occasion, which will get your guests up and about, rather than sitting around and getting in the Way!

Available in Greater Manchester from £300. Based in Shrewsbury

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Rikki Thomas-Martinez

Rikki Thomas-Martínez, nylon-string guitarist, vocalist, harmonica player, stomp-box percussionist and songwriter. His music is infused with joy, sunshine and his songs full of meaning; melodically rich and infectiously rhythmic. An outstanding solo artist, with the use of harmonicas, unique rhythmic, powerful guitar style and singing voice, he has been described as a fully contained one-man Latin orchestra. Rikki is frontman, band leader and composer of his internationally acclaimed band Mas Y Mas. The band works as a flexible collective of musicians playing Rikki's music as a duo, trio and quartet. Percussive guitar, driving Latin dance rhythms, deep groove bass, rich vocals and a huge repertoire of original and well-known songs. Original, contemporary and passionate with a timeless and universal appeal. “…outstanding songwriter and one-man Latin band…” “…alongside the greats of today’s international music scene…” “ …a rousing ...

Available in Greater Manchester from £300. Based in Nottingham

Verified bookings 1
Reviews 1

Carribbean Regals Steelband

We can provide steel bands for any occasion or engagements, the size of a steel bands or steel drum band varies, our steel bands size starts from a steel drum soloist to a 5 piece steel band, other sides can be supply at your request.

Available in Greater Manchester from ££300. Based in Birmingham

Verified bookings 0
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THE MARLEY EXPERIENCE

Biography The Marley Experience are an eight piece UK Midlands based Bob Marley Tribute band with a difference, with our lead vocalist Lionart & his undeniable vocal resemblance to the late great King of Reggae Bob Marley himself. Lionart Lionart has performed on stage alongside famous Reggae stars such as Stephen Marley ,Dawn Penn, Erroll Dunkley & David Rodigan and has been the lead vocalist in bands such as the Friendly fire band & the Roots Ambassadors as well as Reggae band Natural Mystic. Pioneer has Ali enjoyed singing at festivals the most notable being Glastonbury , Boomtown, One love festival, Reggae Garden festival, & many more. He as also performed overseas in Italy, Turkey , Spain & the Netherlands. Lionart has a natural flare for all things Bob Marley & as well as being a close look alike & authentic sound alike , bringing the the passion of the legend that is Bob Marley to his performances. THE BAND "The...

Available in Greater Manchester from £1300. Based in Birmingham

Verified bookings 12
Reviews 3

Stomping Boondocks

A lively folk/gypsy/ceilidh band with tunes from Ireland, Scotland, Wales, America and England. We are available for performing concerts, barn dances (or ceilidhs) at pubs, festivals, weddings, birthdays, BBQ's or any other party! We perform a range of music (both songs and tunes) from a broad repertoire and era from traditional folk to 70's and 80's rock! We can cater for Scottish 'flavoured' Ceilidhs, although for most Barn Dance/ Ceilidhs we would keep it mixed to allow dancers of all experience levels to enjoy themselves. Our aim is to 'entertain, not educate', it should be fun after all! Booking us for your wedding? Here is some more info! Your wedding day is important to you, and it’s important to know that everything is in hand. We have a few different wedding services that we can offer, but we are also flexible – so if you want to combine parts, or mix and match or have a different idea, do talk to us! Ceremony...

Available in Greater Manchester from £600. Based in Bournemouth

Verified bookings 1
Reviews 1

Band Baja UK

Band Baja UK also known a BBUK have become the largest band baja company in the UK and Europe over the last 2 years. BBUK are a highly skilled team of musicians who come from a wide-range of musical backgrounds such as Jazz, House, Bollywood, Bhangra, Big Band, Classical and many more. This has given us the opportunity to work together with many talented artists such as Jk, Jaz Dhami, London Symphonic Orchestra, Ministry of Sound, Kudos Music and any more. We also starred in the Bollywood hit movie Yamala Pagla Dewana 2. Band Baja UK are the true pioneers of all live entertainment. The aim is to deliver a memorable experience for you and your guests. Collaborating influences of western and Eastern music we really look to customize ourselves to your event. We aspire to make your event truly unforgettable, offering a consultation with you on a one on one basis we guarantee to provide a show exclusive to your event. With years of experience...

Available in Greater Manchester . Based in Birmingham

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I can't praise this band highly enough: they are professional, skilled, prompt and reliable. However, they need to use a different caller for their ceilidh gigs. She was dour, negative and patronising. Some people found this amusing but I didn't. I found myself on edge about what she would say next. Disappointing when I wanted a light-hearted celebration.


We hired Mike for our son and daughter in laws wedding celebration on New Year's Eve. From the initial contact to the night of the event, Mike was always easy to contact which meant the evening was really easy to organise. Mike was immaculately turned out and his pipe playing first class. He played a large selection of tunes and to top it all he piped the bride and groom into the main hall which was truly fantastic. Mike stayed on to have photo after photo taken with all the guests. A real gentleman. I would highly recommend Mike to play at any given function. Thanks for making a great night even more special. (10 / 10) Pete cawley


Great night, great performance Steve & Fiona. Every one has said how good the music was from Jump the Q. Thank you for making the night so special. Paul & Dee.








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