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John King
(36)

Scottish Singer & Guitarist - John King (Code: PSSG)

Verified bookings: 107
John King is a charismatic singer/guitarist who performs a broad music selection that appeals to a wide range of ages and musical tastes. His set is customisable to your needs and can contain well-known rock, pop, folk and Scottish music depending on your preferences. (You can find a full song list attached.) John can perform up to three 45-minute sets. It’s also possible to add a curtain backdrop, lighting, background music played in between sets and an after-performance disco for only £100 extra.
From: £249 per event
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The Sassenachs Ceilidh Band
(40)

2 Piece Ceilidh Band with Caller - 1 Hour

Verified bookings: 6
A unique ceilidh / barn dance experience; expertly explained, clearly demonstrated and easy to get in to. Great fun for all ages and abilities! A 2-piece band consisting of a live violinist and drummer / caller combination. Our drummer plays a drum kit and also utilises backing tracks and samples of other instruments providing an amazing full sound at a lower cost to the client. The musicians can also demonstrate and teach the dances too!
From: £950 per event
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Elie Rees
(1)

Ceilidh Band - 2 Hours

Verified bookings: 5
Fun barn dance band 2/3 musicians plus a caller to teach the dances. Always a popular option for a wedding or party, get all your guests up and dancing. This cover 2 hours of performing
From: £650 per event
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The Houlies
(8)

3 Hour Ceilidh

Verified bookings: 5
Our standard ceilidh package consisting of 2 x 75 minute ceilidh sets, with a 30 minute break with playlist in between. Set up immediately before our set is included, and an early set up can be arranged for an additional fee. We are also able to offer a DJ set following the ceilidh, or between our ceilidh sets for an additional fee.
From: £675 per event
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Phil Preen - Dance Caller
(2)

Barn Dance/Ceilidh With Recorded Music - Up To 3 Hours

Verified bookings: 3
If you want a barn dance or ceilidh, but can't afford a full band, an alternative is to use recorded music. Phil will still be there to explain the dances, choose suitable tunes to accompany each dance and to make sure everyone has a fun time. Phil also works with a number of excellent live bands, so please ask for another quote if you would prefer a live band.
From: £180 per event
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Price of My Pig
(13)

5 Piece Band Inc Caller And Male Vocals - 2 x One Hour Sets

Verified bookings: 11
Price of My Pig provide an exciting blend of folk and contemporary sounds and an inclusive and responsive caller, making any party literally swing! We also offer an eclectic mix of covers from recent hits to classics suitable for the whole family. Our standard five-piece setup includes Accordion/Caller, Fiddle, Guitar/Bouzouki/vocals, Electric Bass and Drum Kit, with favourite songs and tunes with a contemporary twist. We are normally asked to play two one-hour sets, although we pride ourselves on our flexibility. A Ceilidh dance is our most commonly used option at no extra cost including dances from Scotland, Ireland, England, Europe, the USA and further afield, tailored to the ability of your dancers. Suitable for all ages, or challenging for the more experienced.
From: £720 per event
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BLACK VELVET BAND - Ceilidh, Irish & Hoedown
(43)

BLACK VELVET BAND CEILIDH TRIO

Verified bookings: 43
BLACK VELVET BAND CEILIDH TRIO provides two musicians (guitar/vocals or accordion & fiddle) + dance caller to perform 2 x 1 hour sets of ceilidh dancing in a 3 hour period. Watch the attached video of the band in action. Mike (fiddle), Jase (accordion) and Jon (guitar/vocals) are all featured. The price is based on the band arriving 1 hour before the 1st set is due to start. It takes 30 mins to set up the band's PA system. Background music will be played through the PA system for 30 mins before the 1st set and between the 1st and 2nd sets. Here are some recent reviews of the band's performance:- Suzanne’s 30th Wedding Anniversary Ceilidh – June 2019 We had a really great evening. The musicians were very friendly and accommodating. When some of our guests were late arriving because of the dreaded road closure and subsequent diversions, they adapted their sets to suit our timings and many non-dancers were encouraged to get up and shake a leg. Everyone said how much they enjoyed themselves and we would certainly recommend and use them again. Suzanne Guppy Emily’s Wedding Anniversary Ceilidh – June 2019 I just wanted to say how pleased and impressed we all were with Black Velvet's musicianship and all-round professionalism. We also especially enjoyed Alan’s introductions to the dances. He was great fun! Thanks so much for making our party just what we hoped it would be. Emily Trueman-Greinke Hannah and Deryk’s Ceilidh – February 2019 We absolutely loved having Black Velvet Band play our wedding ceilidh at Clearwell Castle. My husband is from Scotland so we wanted a traditional Scottish ceilidh feel with some of the classics, and we were not disappointed! We had a good feeling about Black Velvet band from the moment we booked them – and sure enough, Mike and the guys were absolutely fantastic and made our evening party a huge success. The band were great and the instructions on the ceilidh dances were so helpful; even those of our party who may not have normally danced were up there loving life on the dancefloor. The fun and friendly atmosphere they created was just fab and so different from your ‘usual’ evening do. All our guests commented on how much they enjoyed the ceilidh and some said it was the best wedding they had ever been to. We would 100% book the band again and recommend them to friends. Thank you for contributing to the best day of both our lives. Hannah and Deryk Hunter
From: £525 per event
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Bowstring

Ramona - Duo With Female & Male Vocals - 2 Hours

RAMONA is a duo playing and singing for, not only CEILIDHS but all kinds of events specialising in Irish, Scottish and Americana playing both traditional and contemporary tunes and songs. So, if you don't want to dance you can listen to Ramona's beautiful voice with Martin adding backing vocals and occasionally taking the lead himself. But it's really all about RAMONA! She's the best!! Suitable For All Ages And Every Occasion WITH THE EMPHASIS ON ENTERTAINMENT!!! Whether it’s Irish (St.Patrick’s), Scottish (Burns Night/St. Andrew’s) or Americana we offer a full evening’s entertainment of music for dancing or songs for listening or a mixture of both. Ramona Egle leads the music and Martin Young plays Guitar and is the Caller to teach you the dances.
From: £400 per event
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Lonely Mr Punch Ceilidh Band
(6)

Steampunk Ceilidh barn dance band with caller

Verified bookings: 8
Are you looking for Ceilidh / Barn Dance bands in Nottingham, the East Midlands, Nottinghamshire, Lincoln, Lincolnshire, Derby, Derbyshire, Sheffield or South Yorkshire? well why not try The Lonely Mister Punch for an EXTRAORDINARY, SPLENDIFEROUS, and MAGNIFICENT evening. Lonely Mister Punch offer a full evening of dancing ideal for beginners or seasoned ceilidh goers. The tunes receive the unique Mr Punch treatment with a great selection of Scottish, Irish and English music. Madam Belle will instruct you and our band members and dancing girl will help with demonstrations and showing you the moves. We normally do two dances then a break tune followed by two more dances etc. This gives a chance for a breather, drink and to listen to some of our arrangements. We play two full sets during an evening of about 1.5 hours per set, with a 30 minute break including background music. Timings can be adjusted to suit your needs so please talk to us if you have any special requirements. We have a state of the art PA system and lighting rigs, plus a dedicated soundman to ensure volume and balance is always at an acceptable level. We are a steampunk band and love to dress up so expect us to be in full steampunk regalia.
From: £675 per event
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Silver Street Ceilidh Band
(8)

Silver Street Ceilidh Band ("Best ceilidh ever!")

Verified bookings: 9
"Best ceilidh ever!" - Rachel, wedding, Aug 2018 "First ceilidh experience and it was a blast!" - Elliot, birthday party, Jun 2018 "Fantastic band, really lively and energetic!" - Scott, wedding, Apr 2019 We're a lively and exciting ceilidh band, all highly experienced dance musicians and love nothing more than to help people have fantastic fun celebrating their special occasion. - Typical ceilidh length is two one-hour sets with a break of around 30 minutes in the middle - We're happy to be flexible with timings to fit around your schedule - Quote includes travel and sound equipment as required Suitable for all abilities. We're used to playing and calling for people who've never been to a ceilidh before, as well as old hands who know their Dashing White Sergeant from their Strip the Willow. We just want to get everyone up on the floor dancing and having a great time.
From: £800 per event
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Wraggle Taggle Ceilidh Band
(18)

Wraggle Taggle Traditional Irish Band

Verified bookings: 16
Wraggle Taggle are a professional award-winning and talented band with many years of experience, all the musicians have been performing, touring and recording for many years. We are flexible enough as regards personnel, instrumentation and musical style to be able to tailor a band to your specific requirements. Award winning musicians Eugene Teevan (accordion), and Mick O'Connor (tenor banjo) form the "core" of the band with bandleader Mick Bailey (guitar/vocals). Add additional instruments below We will bring all necessary instruments and equipment and travel is included. All we need is a couple of normal 3 pin plug sockets and chairs without arms. As a guide I suggest two one hour sets or three 45min sets with short breaks, though my aim is really to fit in with your arrangements. I do bring an iPod to provide similar background music in the breaks. I have a wide selection of tracks available.
From: £470 per event
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Blag
(23)

Ceilidh Band - 2 X 50 Minutes

Verified bookings: 50
Thanks so much for your enquiry. We would be delighted to play for your event. We are able to teach well-known dances and we can play a mix of Barn Dances and other celtic songs for guests to dance to. Our Barn Dances are based on a Scottish repertoire such as the Gay Gordons, Dashing White Sergeant and the Eight-some Reel, with occasional other countries represented. We have a great deal of experience teaching novices, and understand that it is more important that people have fun and keep dancing, than the dances are perfect! We also play a variety of songs from around the globe for your guests to dance or relax to, between the Ceilidh dances. We have our own lighting and sound system which you are welcome to use to play your own music around our live set. We arrive one hour before our performance to set up our instruments, PA system and lighting. We then play two 50 minute sets with a short interval. We look forward to hearing from you. With best wishes David Morgan
From: £670 per event
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32 Ceilidh Bands in Leicester to request a quote from

A ceilidh band is a lively choice for music at your event in Leicester, Leicestershire! We have 32 ceilidh bands in the Poptop catalogue available for hire near you. Among our top requested categories this month: wedding bands in London, jazz bands in London, string quartets in London, swing bands in London, DJ Hire London London, wedding venues in London., wedding bands in Manchester, DJ hire in Manchester.

Kellys Heroes Ceilidh Band

Kellys Heroes

Available in Leicester from £650
14 Verified bookings
12 Reviews:

Recent review: Amazing! I had about 80 people at my birthday party and the majority had never been to a Ceilidh before. Everyone got involved and loved it! It was a great atmosphere, thank you guys!

The Big Moose Ceilidh Band Ceilidh Band

The Big Moose Ceilidh Band

Available in Leicester from £450

About: 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 loo…

Blag Ceilidh Band

Blag

Available in Leicester from £650
50 Verified bookings
23 Reviews:

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."""

BLACK VELVET BAND - Ceilidh, Irish & Hoedown Ceilidh Band

BLACK VELVET BAND - Ceilidh, Irish & Hoedown

Available in Leicester from £350.00
43 Verified bookings
43 Reviews:

Recent review: Thank you so much for making our wedding the party of the year - everyone loved the music! Black Velvet Band played at our wedding reception and they were brilliant. I had worried whether people would want to dance to Irish music but I shouldn't have. Everyone loved the music! We had a real proper Irish Hooley, with lots of dancing, singing-along and some humour in-between. As this was a marriage of cultures (English, Irish and Dutch) we were also touched that the band played a couple of traditional Dutch songs, allowing the Dutch to have a good sing-along as well. And when my dad asked if they could accompany him for a song to sing after his speech, it was no problem. The guys in the band are proper musicians who can play what the crowd needs to keep the party fuelled. The only complaint I have had is from my knees - which are still complaining, even after 4 days rest! Next time, I will wear trainers.

Triple Scotch Ceilidh Band Ceilidh Band

Triple Scotch Ceilidh Band

Available in Leicester from £900
6 Verified bookings

About: 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 bey…

Bobbing Joe ceilidh band Ceilidh Band

Bobbing Joe ceilidh band

Available in Leicester from £650
5 Verified bookings
2 Reviews:

Recent review: Bobbing Joe were brilliant. Great musicians, really friendly. Everyone loved them.

Wraggle Taggle Ceilidh Band Ceilidh Band

Wraggle Taggle Ceilidh Band

Available in Leicester from £450
16 Verified bookings
18 Reviews:

Recent review: Mick and the band were absolutely brilliant from start to finish. When they arrived they had to make do with a slightly smaller area than originally expected but there were no complaints and they just got on with it and put on a brilliant performance, everyone who attended the party commented that the band really made it a great night!

Silver Street Ceilidh Band Ceilidh Band

Silver Street Ceilidh Band

Available in Leicester from £750
9 Verified bookings
8 Reviews:

Recent review: Fantastic in every way. So easy to work with before the event and then on the night it was just so fun. They are able to create a great atmosphere and encourage everyone to participate or enjoy watching. Great musicians and very flexible.

Sound With Us Ceilidh Band

Sound With Us

Available in Leicester from £700
18 Verified bookings
22 Reviews:

Recent review: We booked Lilac to sing at my husband's 50th birthday party and she was exactly what we hoped for: great vocals and original songs, the band were all lovely to talk to, it felt like a mini-concert. All our guests were impressed and remarked on how great the entertainment was. Overall we couldn't be happier

Bracken Rigg Band Ceilidh Band

Bracken Rigg Band

Available in Leicester from £100.00

About: Bracken Rigg Band have been established for over 45 years so are extremely experienced in organising wedding ceilidhs. We are a specialist Scottish band playing borders, Irish and English repertoire …

Elie Rees Ceilidh Band

Elie Rees

Available in Leicester from £200
5 Verified bookings
1 Reviews:

Recent review: very enjoyable evening great voice and guitar play

The Ship Band Ceilidh Band

The Ship Band

Available in Leicester from £enquire
1 Reviews:

About: Energetic Ceilidh Band from Oxfordshire. We are the Ship Band. One of the UK's leading Ceilidh bands that guarantee to bring a touch of Gaelic flair to your event and make sure you have a night t…

Tartan Trio Ceilidh Band Ceilidh Band

Tartan Trio Ceilidh Band

Available in Leicester from £650
5 Verified bookings
3 Reviews:

Recent review: The Tartan Trio are brilliant musicians so even if you have guests who can't or won't dance listening is an absolute pleasure. They also are good at calling and talk you through each dance so you can do all the moves. We had a fantastic evening of fun and dancing.

Stomping Boondocks Ceilidh Band

Stomping Boondocks

Available in Leicester from £600
34 Verified bookings
13 Reviews:

Recent review: We hired the Stomping Boondocks for our wedding in June 2019, and they were absolutely fantastic. They were communicative and professional in advance, and bent over backwards for us. On the night they were brilliant, and guests absolutely loved them. Would highly recommend.

Odd Socks Ceilidh Band Ceilidh Band

Odd Socks Ceilidh Band

Available in Leicester from £enquire

About: 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 …

The Woodchips Ceilidh Band

The Woodchips

Available in Leicester from £300

About: 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 st…

Bromdum dance Ceilidh Band

Bromdum dance

Available in Leicester from £700

About: The Brandon Village Band originates from the Norfolk town of the same name, with the band roving across East Anglia and beyond to entertain for weddings, parties and all manner of events. Their music…

The Sassenachs Ceilidh Band Ceilidh Band

The Sassenachs Ceilidh Band

Available in Leicester from £950
6 Verified bookings
40 Reviews:

Recent review: What a wonderful band! Fantastic atmosphere, great calling and couldn't have been better organised. Couldn't have been better!


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