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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 Hampshire from £600. Based in Bournemouth

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 Hampshire from £600. Based in Greater London

Verified bookings 16
Reviews 6

Spring Heeled Jacks

London ceilidh band The Spring Heeled Jacks is an exciting five-piece band delivering healthy doses of energising dance tunes from England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales and beyond. Drawn from a number of experienced dance musicians and callers, The Spring Heeled Jacks are guaranteed to make your event a memorable one. From foot-stomping jigs to elegant waltzes, their repertoire draws on both traditional tunes and their own compositions, with a style and rhythm which is irresistibly danceable. Whether you're looking for a traditional Scottish wedding ceilidh, a fun birthday party English barn dance or even a Welsh twmpath for your community fundraisers, the Spring Heeled Jacks would love to hear from you. We are a London ceilidh band but are happy to travel.

Available in Hampshire . Based in London

Verified bookings 1
Reviews 1

Kilcannon

Kilcannon Irish Band is a high-energy group of experienced and talented musicians. The band plays a mixture of contemporary and traditional Irish music in a unique and lively style. Band members are based in Hampshire but will travel for any type of event if financially viable. Kilcannon can perform as a duo, trio or four-piece as required. All band members have experience of many types of events and venues ranging from pubs and small family parties to international festivals and TV/Radio appearances. The Kilcannon repertoire is generally traditional Irish songs and tunes played by the likes of the Dubliners, Fureys and Clancy Brothers, as well as more contemporary songs from the likes of the Pogues, Steve Earle, the Saw Doctors and Goats Don’t Shave. Kilcannon also has the ability to provide dance music and calling for Ceilidh events and weddings. Kilcannon provide all (fully PAT certified) sound equipment, plus lighting if required, and the...

Available in Hampshire from £450. Based in Winchester

Verified bookings 0
Reviews 2

Cheesecake Band

Based in Guildford, Cheesecake are a fantastic party band working mostly around Surrey, London and the South of England. They provide a total entertainment solution for corporate or private events. Fun, music and mayhem. Party classics, rocking tunes, all carried off with humour and energy by an experienced, highly capable and totally cool live band. Extensive, flexible range of great dance music and classic show-stoppers, interspersed with generous helpings of cheese, both vintage and modern. With the addition of our optional fiddle player we can also play traditional jigs and reels and a whole range of Irish songs, as well as our mainstream party set.

Available in Hampshire from £1250. Based in Surrey

Verified bookings 0
Reviews 1

Rollercoaster Band

The Roller trio play an energetic and fun set of covers, playing songs to appeal to all generations, from 60's through to 2005. When booked as a 4 piece with fiddle player a number of classic Irish numbers are added into the mix. Roller are in constant demand for weddings and are the reccomended band for a number of wedding venues (Bury Court Barn to name one). They headlined Kempton racecourse's Irish Day. They also played St Patrick's day at Harper Adams Uni. The band members have also played at venues such as the Albert Hall, Brixton Academy and Sandown Racecourse to name a few...

Available in Hampshire from £1665. Based in Surrey

Verified bookings 0
Reviews 4

Sgt Gavin Henderson's Trio

This trio of likeminded musicians formed in early 2017, and have already made their mark with their upcoming group. Coming from projects of their own (TEYR, Crossharbour, Céilí Max), Tad Sargent (GUITAR, BOUZOUKI, BODHRAN, VOCALS), James Gavin (FIDDLE, GUITAR) and Dominic Henderson (UILLEANN PIPES, WHISTLES, VOCALS) blend their intrigue with new sounds with the old styles of the music they grew up with. Born in London, Tad, James and Dominic having grown up playing on the session circuit as accomplished musicians in their own right, and also having taught extensively in their fields, now turn their heads towards hitting stages at events around the country with a new, exciting, and vibrant sound. Their music has been described as "Ear Candy For The Gods" by Bill Barclay (Director Music at Shakespeare's Globe Theatre, and Guardian Columnist). Between them, the lads have played at venues ranging from the Royal Albert Hall, The Union Chap...

Available in Hampshire from £1200. Based in London

Verified bookings 2
Reviews 1

Newick Folk

We perform mainly traditional music plus anything else that takes our fancy. That might be anything from Lily the Pink and My Old Man’s a Dustman to the themes from Captain Pugwash or Blackadder and maybe even Blueberry Hill or the Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square. We set out to entertain you and we love it when people get up and dance. We play at lots of Ceilidhs for Weddings and significant birthday events. We are based in Newick and play many local events and sessions throughout Sussex with occasional ventures to Kent, Surrey and the nearer bits of London Price for the full team with caller is £650 which includes for a full PA and local area travelling. We have an eclectic background so musical adventures are always on the cards

Available in Hampshire from £400. Based in East Sussex

Verified bookings 2
Reviews 1

Absolute

Absolute are a party band who love what they do. This band love's a good party and thrive on a great audience and make sure their music creates the mood for a great occasion. Available from a 5 to 7 piece line up, the band can tailor sets for your event whether you like rock, pop or funk or fancy an Irish folky theme for a good ‘ole Jig. From The Police to Bruno Mars to Maroon 5 to Stevie wonder to Justin Timberlake to The Killers to to Duran Duran, there’s something there for everyone. The band is fully self sufficient providing your wedding with a quality state of the art P.A system and professional lighting rig to cater for up to 200 people. The band can also out source staging, dance floors and PA systems to suite much bigger gatherings. Mixed party music can be played before between and after the live sets. Set times consist of 2 x 1 hours or 3 x 40 minutes with an extra 30 minutes or 1 hour set available at an additional fee. Th...

Available in Hampshire from £1400. Based in London

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Wedding - Hampshire, Hampshire

Wedding at Rotherwick Village Hall. Under 100 guests. We are interested in a swing band performing in the evening from around 9 - 11.30 for people to dance along to and have a good time.

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£650.00

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Wedding - Hampshire, Hampshire

Wedding being held in a marquee at the below address with pprox 140 guests. Ideally we're looking for a set of 90mins, 2x 45 mins between 8-10pm. Venue: Woods Cottage, The Tournerbury Woods Estate,

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£920.00

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Birthday party (adult) - Hampshire, Hampshire

A joint 40 & 70th birthday - to be in a village hall in Clanfield, Hampshire. There is a stage in the hall. The event will be in the evening. I have not provided my phone number as it is difficult to the day. Could you kindly in the first instance email the quote/s. Thank you

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£820.00

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Wedding - Hampshire, Hampshire

We are having a summer wedding at the Manor Barn in Buriton, Hampshire and we are looking for a live swing/jazz band to play approx. 2x 45 mins sets as the venue does not allow live music after 9.30pm.

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£630.00

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Club party - Hampshire, Hampshire

I run a pub in hampshire and it is a very well known pub for live music, it has 2 bars and i think the modfathers are brilliant, would love to have them play here and would love a quote from you, many thanks and look forward to hearing from you

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£500.00

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Birthday party (adult) - Hampshire, Hampshire

hi, yes, its on a canal cruise boat in Odiham Hampshire (close to Hook), starting at 730pm til 10/11pm (finish depends on water levels, at present the water level is low so finish times currently at 11) We would like a good range of music from classics like Fleetwood mac/90's/amy winehouse/ to present. It is a small venue and the boat at times will be near houses so t doesn't need to be too loud! There is limited electricity supply as it is a canal boat but there is a socket available for use with extension., it may be easier to have a battery powered PA if possible as the output on the boat is limited. We are having hot food delivered at 9 to the boat which would create a natural break. Food/soft drinks will be provided. Its a 40th birthday party and set up could start from 7pm

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£900.00

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Wedding reception - Basingstoke, Hampshire

It is for an indoors low key wedding reception. We're looking for a folk band to play background music for around 1 1/2 - 2 hours

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£450.00

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Birthday party (adult) - Waterlooville, Hampshire

60th Birthday party starting at 1pm with a buffet lunch and finishing around 6pm. We want a barn dance from 3pm - 5pm. There is no theme as such other than a 60th birthday party!

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£700.00

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Wedding reception - Alton, Hampshire

Indoor wedding reception. The venue has a sound limiter of 92 decibels. We can also have a max 5 piece band. You can come to the venue to see if you can work with the sound limiter.

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£700.00

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Corporate Function - Eastleigh, Hampshire

The event is a Lady Taverners Charity Lunch being held at the Grand Hotel in Eastbourne. Date of Wednesday 24th June 2015 Numbers are approximately 150 (mainly ladies!) Need the Band to play one 40/45 minute set from 3pm only. Many thanks

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£600.00

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Club party - Lymington, Hampshire

Our ideal band would be 4 musicians and/or female singer. Our guest age would be late 40s/50s/60s. So music from 1970 – 2010 probably. The event is a black Tie Buffet Dinner with 80 – 90 people attending. The dancing would begin 9.30pm. The band attending would be served dinner also as our guests with a free bar.

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£890.00

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Wedding - Hayling Island, Hampshire

Hi, We would like to get a quote for a wedding in Hampshire on 16th September 2016. Please find the venue details below for reference. If you need any other information please let me know. Regards,

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£900.00

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Birthday party (adult) - Basingstoke, Hampshire

50th birthday party, music for say 2 hours

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£550.00

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Birthday party (adult) - Basingstoke, Hampshire

40th birthday party for my wife to be held at an indoor venue near basingstoke

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£650.00

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Fundraising event - Southampton, Hampshire

We are having a large Barn Dance fundraising event on Saturday 24th September. It will either be held in a large marquee or within one of our community buildings, there will be a delicious hog roast and various other food and drinks available, games, raffles and silent auctions.

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£800.00

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If you're looking for a band who will transform a tent full of people having quiet drinks into a raging fury of dance laughter merriment and general good times then BLAG are the act you're looking for. We booked them for a green and event to raise money to fight greenbelt destruction nearby and they instantly communicated with everybody In the room (which ranged from early 20s to late 50s and 60s) the minute they started playing. A great repertoire of traditional favourites and interesting covers especially the doors' "people are strange" They're compact yet sound huge- and the great calling instructions had everybody laughing and smiling no matter how awful they were at dancing the Gay Gordon!. Sometimes this kind of ceilidh can be slow and boring when everybody doesn't really know what to do but the band made it all happen very quickly and very enjoyably . Did I mention they're nice guys as well?


Dear Mike, thank you for playing at my grandad's funeral. You sounded amazing and it added that personal touch. everyone commented on how professional you were, looked fantastic in your dress uniform and mostly how great it sounded. Thanks again mike!






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