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Fiddlers Green
(6)

2 Piece Irish/Country Duo - 90 Minutes

Verified bookings: 6
2 X 45 Min or 3 X 30 min sets as standard. Energetic duo performing popular pub songs and fiddle tunes. A lively duo, consisting of Guitar/vocals and Fiddle, Playing popular Irish songs and fiddle tunes, or Country/Rockabilly. Available for all types of functions
From: £220 per event
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Ar Faoued
(4)

Ar Faoued - 4 Piece Acoustic Band - 2 x 45 Minutes

Ar Faoued is an acoustic music band (we have our own PA) featuring violin, guitar, Irish bouzouki, viola, percussion & vocals. We play a mix of original songs/tunes traditional songs/tunes & covers of songs by the likes of Paul Simon, U2, Elbow, Show of Hands, Jethro Tull, James Taylor, Damien Rice, The Waterboys & others. We have played at a number of festivals around Yorkshire & the East Midlands & have supported renowned stars of the folk scene, most recently Sally Barker's band & Bernard Wrigley.
From: £450 per event
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Blag
(23)

Celtic and World Music Trio - 2 X 50 Minutes

Verified bookings: 50
Thanks so much for your enquiry. We would be delighted to play for your event. We play all sorts of celtic music from traditional jigs and reels, to contemporary Irish folk rock and many other styles of music from around the world, such as songs by Van Morrison / Ed Sheeran / Eagle Eyed Cherry / Paul Weller / The Pogues / The Waterboys / Thin Lizzy and many others. We can also play gypsy jazz and latin jazz if clients also like those styles. 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. Please do look at our reviews, as they give a good idea of our performances. Please see our soundcloud in our profile. There you will be able to hear some samples of our music! We look forward to hearing from you. With best wishes David Morgan BLAG
From: £650 per event
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BLACK VELVET BAND - Ceilidh, Irish & Hoedown
(43)

BLACK VELVET BAND GYPSY JAZZ, FOLKY POP & HILLBILLY HOEDOWN BAND

Verified bookings: 43
BLACK VELVET BAND GYPSY JAZZ, FOLKY POP & HILLBILLY HOEDOWN BAND - The smallest unit available is a duo comprising two musicians (guitar/vocals & fiddle) to perform either 3 x 40 min or 2 x 60 min sets of Folky Pop, Gypsy Jazz and Hillbilly Hoedown songs in a 3 hour period. Additional musicians increase the price by £175.00 a man. Accordion and or double bass are available. 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:- Here are some reviews of the band in action:- Black Velvet Folky Pop Duo – Wedding – April 6th, 2019 “A great bunch of lads who made our wedding reception swing. Their set was exactly what we wanted and set exactly the right atmosphere. They even let me take the mic for 2 songs. Which they probably regretted within seconds! A great choice for any kind of party.” Ben Hawkes Irish Night to celebrate St Patrick’s Day – Lawrence Weston Social Club – March 16th 2019 Well what can I say? Johnny and Jase are a great duo! They performed a super mix of Irish songs and tunes and had people up dancing all night. Would highly recommend. Karl Baxter Black Velvet Band Irish Duo – St Patrick’s Day at Westbury Conservative Club – March 17th 2019 What a great way to celebrate St Patrick’s day at our Cons club! The performance went amazingly well! The dance floor was full on a SUNDAY AFTERNOON?? I put that down to the guys who played songs and tunes with such an exciting beat that you just couldn’t stay still. The whole afternoon was huge fun. I highly recommend the band. Stephen Jones 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 Black Velvet Band Hoedown Duo – Wild West Garden Party – July 12th, 2018 “Mike and Jon pitched the performance perfectly for the Fleur de Lis Retirement Home’s garden party in Romsey. The American Country songs created just the right atmosphere to establish the Wild West theme. Everyone loved it – they joined in all the songs! Several residents have sent me messages to say how much they enjoyed the event. We were delighted with the performance and thoroughly recommend the band.” Rachael O'Keefe (Manager) Alice's Wild West Themed 60th Birthday Party – April 6th, 2018 "It was a superb C & W style party with fantastic musicians. Everyone - from kids to grannies - joined in the dancing and the whole event was great fun. If we have another party, we will definitely book Black Velvet Hoedown Band again. I have no hesitation in recommending them. It was an excellent bash." Darren Vine (Alice's husband) Paul’s 60th Birthday Hoedown Barn Dance – January 6th, 2018 " A big thanks to Mike and the rest of the band for a brilliant evening. Everyone has said how much they thoroughly enjoyed it. A special thank you to Alan, the dance caller. He did a great job – quite a comedian! Finally a big thanks to the band for welcoming our fiddle-playing friend Richard into their ranks for the evening. He said he had a fantastic time. What a great party band the guys make! I’m very happy to recommend them to anyone having a bash." Paul Campbell
From: £350 per event
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The Retrosettes duo

Acoustic duo with female and male vocals

Verified bookings: 1
Our acoustic duo is a great option for rustic, vintage, festival type events. Both musicians play an instrument and sing, and with the added bass drum the duo can achieve a big sound for only 2 people. They will play for 2 x 50 minutes and are ideal for daytime music at a wedding/party/event or the early evening slot. They have their own PA and simple lighting. They can take song requests if they are not already in their extensive repertoire spanning the 1950s to present day. Expect a mix of Johnny Cash, Elvis, The Smiths, The Lumineers, Mumford & Sons, The Beatles and loads more!!
From: £400 per event
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Another Artizan August

Contemporary Folk Pop 4 Piece Band - 2 Hours

Function band with YEARS of experience in playing weddings and functions across the UK. We are recently formed under a new name and image hence the lack of photos and recordings etc but these are due to come but if you get in contact then with we send you videos etc of us playing in other function bands. This includes 2 x 1 hour sets
From: £600 per event
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Shenanigans Irish Music Duo
(37)

Irish Music Duo 3X40 Minutes

Verified bookings: 71
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 you again Alan and Steve! Another satisfied customer below. "Our event was brilliant and I just wanted to let you know that the musicians “Shenanigans Irish Music Duo” were absolutely fantastic. The music was spot on – and they had everyone singing along with them. Everyone loved them and I would certainly book them again for any future functions."
From: £425 per event
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Shanks' Pony

4 piece festival style band - 2 x 1 Hour Sets

2 x 1hr sets with a break in between is standard, but can be negotiated. We are an energetic bunch, enjoying what we do, and love to get people up and dancing Shanks' Pony have been on the festival scene for a few years, playing at the smaller, family friendly festivals like Ey up mi duc, Something to smile about, Farmer Phil's and others They have a lot of original material, plus many party favourites to get people up and dancing. They have a large following on the festival scene.
From: £550 per event
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Triple Scotch Ceilidh Band

Triple Scotch Ceilidh Band With Dance Caller - Up To 3 Hours

Verified bookings: 6
The UK's finest ceilidh band available for weddings and private events. Breathtaking musical talent; clear, patient and cheerful dance calling; an excellent atmosphere full of energy; fifteen years' experience as a band, meaning we can always 'read the room' and make it work perfectly for you and your guests. We are always happy to fit in with your existing timings - we usually find that two 'sets' of dancing each lasting between 45 and 90 minutes will work well for any event, so we would usually play anywhere from 1.5 to 3 hours in total. We will work with you to make the right plan for your event. Unlike many bands on the circuit we only use a small pool of very talented musicians, and only commit to bookings where we can guarantee you'll have 'the A team.' So rest assured you'll be in safe hands whether you are a ceilidh novice or expert, and the sheer quality of the playing and calling is unrivalled.
From: £1250 per event
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Treebeard

Treebeard Celtic Folk-Rock Band - 3 x 45 Minutes

Verified bookings: 1
Treebeard play lively Celtic folk-rock, original, traditional & contemporary songs & tunes. We have our own (PAT tested) PA & lights & PLI & can play up to 3x45min sets to suit your needs. Treebeard have been a popular attraction on the pub, festival & beer festival circuit for many years now, with regular appearances at Sheffield, Derby, Tamworth, Newark, Stockport, Lincoln, Stoke & Barnsley festivals, as well as Earls Court for the Great British Beer Festival, and the Cropredy fringe. In 2017 the band played at Rockstock & Barrel, Holmfirth Folk Festival, Altrincham, Marlpool & Hope Valley Beer Festivals, Sheffield's Sharrow & Peace in the Park Festivals, Worrall, Festival8, Farmer Phil's, Solfest, Tramlines, Lancaster and Whitwell Festivals.
From: £400 per event
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Bellows Scratchitt and Pluckitt

Barn Dance / Ceilidh Band With Great Caller - Up To 3.5 Hours

Verified bookings: 1
We are a really experienced ceilidh / barn dance band and have played for a great many different events in a wonderful variety of venues. We pride ourselves, not only on the high quality of our music, but with our flexibility. We don’t play from written music and can therefore really follow what is happening on the dance floor (we’ve been known to add a few extra bars so people can catch up). Our brilliant caller ensures everyone knows what to do with very clear instructions. We also play a great and varied mix of music between dance sets so there is never a dull moment. Our line up always includes our excellent caller plus melodeon (squeezebox), guitar & bass. We are often very lucky to have Wil join us on fiddle. He can’t always make it, but if he does, we don’t alter our charges. We’ll perform for (up to) 3 ½ hours (including breaks), and will arrive 45 minutes before the event to set up. We are certain that if you book us you’ll have a great time.
From: £710 per event
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The Crutwells
(15)

Acoustic Duo With Guitar & Violin, Male & Female (Backing) Vocals - 2 x 45 Minutes

Verified bookings: 14
We provide our acoustic duo, acoustic guitar and violin with male and female (Backing) vocals. Acoustically remodelling many classic songs. We would love to play for you. We are fully insured and PAT tested. We have played all over the world. Say hi and see what we can do for you. Please read a little more about us. It wouldn’t be unfair to say The Crutwell’s have been around a bit (musically speaking, of course). Between them, Andi and Nico have procured recording and publishing deals, penned top UK Chart Hits for the BBC, written and produced for companies such as Fox USA, 19 Entertainment, Decca Records and Universal and toured with likes of The Pogues and The Stranglers… This doth make a fine brew! Now, their new guitar/violin duo is here to bring you a fantastic set of acoustically reinvented classics, utilising all their experience and swagger to sonically set your night on fire! Bringing both humour and professionalism, these guys are must for any venue that loves great a
From: £300 per event
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84 Folk Bands in Leicestershire to request a quote from

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Mia and the moon Folk Band

Mia and the moon

Available in Leicestershire from £450
8 Verified bookings
9 Reviews:

Recent review: "Mia and the Moon performed at our function in the King Power Stadium. They were nothing less than outstanding. We had a complete mix of young and older guests, Laura and Maryanne catered for all genres of music. An absolutely mesmerising set of acoustic bliss. We can't thank you enough. I will be recommending these girls to many for a long time to come. Just brilliant."

Gary Nock Folk Band

Gary Nock

Available in Leicestershire from £250+VAT
115 Verified bookings
41 Reviews:

Recent review: If your like me, came across this website and never heard of it and not sure what to make of it well I have to tell you, I went ahead and booked Gary for my wedding. I loved his YouTube videos and the songs he covered and it was exactly what we were looking for. I read the reviews and went with it.... We really were not disappointed, Gary was an absolute dream from start to finish. From booking him, through to telling him what we like, to him turning up and playing was 5 star all the way. I can not recommend this guy highly enough. Our 150 guests were on their feet for the whole 2 hours, this is a guy who only stopped for a quick drink and carried straight on. He arrived in plenty of time to set up, was so polite to everyone and really did get the guests on their feet. A lovely, extremely talented guy who made our wedding just perfect :)

Shenanigans Irish Music Duo Folk Band

Shenanigans Irish Music Duo

Available in Leicestershire from £350
71 Verified bookings
37 Reviews:

Recent review: The lads were great on Saturday. Everybody loved the music and it was a perfect back drop for the night. I would fully recommend this band to anyone. Thanks Alan & Steve you helped make a special night memorable.

Just For Tonight Folk Band

Just For Tonight

Available in Leicestershire from £1300

About: Mumford Style Music Band

Doc Emmett Brown Folk Band

Doc Emmett Brown

Available in Leicestershire from £200
24 Verified bookings
9 Reviews:

Recent review: "Doc Emmett Brown (Wes) was the perfect choice of musician for our wedding. I had been searching for some time before I came across his profile, and was seriously losing hope that I would actually find someone with talent let alone someone I genuinely enjoyed listening to. Great communication ahead of the day which gave me confidence there would be no unexpected surprises, and when I met him, I found him to be professional, polite and a thoroughly pleasant chap. Wes was open to song suggestions ahead of his performance which we had emailed to him and he worked most of them into his set. Thank you for being a part of making our day something really special to remember Wes – I hope to see you again sometime! I would highly recommend booking the Doc!"

Fiddlers Green Folk Band

Fiddlers Green

Available in Leicestershire from ££180
6 Verified bookings
6 Reviews:

Recent review: They were absolutly amazing, so friendly, perfect for my nans suprise 80th birthday party last night! I would highly recommend them to anyone that has a love for irish music!

Live Entertainment Folk Band

Live Entertainment

Available in Leicestershire from £250

About: Live Entertainment represent the best in UK talent. Providing musical artists, dancers, speciality acts and bands to events and weddings all over the UK. We will work with you, to find the perfect ac…

The Craic Pots Folk Band

The Craic Pots

Available in Leicestershire from £enquire

About: An offshoot of an already popular Festival and Pub band, Playing a lively mix of Folk, Irish and original music

Warren And The Magpies Folk Band

Warren And The Magpies

Available in Leicestershire from £enquire

About: We're a group of Midlands based musicians who decided to collect shiny and eclectic pop and rock classics and rework them into a foot-stomping folk/Bluegrass style. We play everything from Depeche M…

Shanks' Pony Folk Band

Shanks' Pony

Available in Leicestershire from £350

About: Shanks' Pony have been on the festival scene for a few years, playing at the smaller, family friendly festivals like Ey up mi duc, Something to smile about, Farmer Phil's and others They have a lot …

Bellows Scratchitt and Pluckitt Folk Band

Bellows Scratchitt and Pluckitt

Available in Leicestershire from £700
1 Verified bookings

About: East Midlands based Bellows, Scratchitt & Pluckitt barn dance and ceilidh band have provided high quality entertainment for many years. If you want something special for your wedding, birthday, ann…

The Big Moose Ceilidh Band Folk Band

The Big Moose Ceilidh Band

Available in Leicestershire 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…

Tile Hill Billy Folk Band

Tile Hill Billy

Available in Leicestershire from £100

About: Bluegrass and Cajun Fiddle tunes played either solo, as a duo or a trio

Redemption Brothers Folk Band

Redemption Brothers

Available in Leicestershire from £300.00

About: Redemption Brothers are a 4-piece band formed in 2017, bringing together Richard, Hywel, Dave and Stuart who met as regular players and hosts of the local Folk Club. With a desire to be a little bit …

Acorn Roots Folk Band

Acorn Roots

Available in Leicestershire from £500

About: Acorn Roots capture the natural acoustic folk sound whilst adding their own twist and personality to the songs they cover. Spirited and infectious, they combine driving acoustic guitars, with the s…

Band Baja UK Folk Band

Band Baja UK

Available in Leicestershire from £enquire
1 Verified bookings
1 Reviews:

About: 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 …

Ar Faoued Folk Band

Ar Faoued

Available in Leicestershire from £200
4 Reviews:

About: Ar Faoued is an acoustic music band (we have our own PA) featuring violin, guitar, Irish bouzouki, viola, percussion & vocals. We play a mix of original songs/tunes traditional songs/tunes & covers o…

Blag Folk Band

Blag

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

Recent review: Brilliant Band.... music fantastic. Definitely have them again and three lovely gentlemen. Just wish we could have had them for longer.


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