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Reviews 13

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 Leicestershire from £600. Based in Greater London

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 Leicestershire from £650. Based in Loughborough

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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 Leicestershire from £650. Based in Sheffield

Verified bookings 9
Reviews 2

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 Leicestershire from £600.00. Based in Chester

Verified bookings 9
Reviews 18

BLACK VELVET BAND - Ceilidh, Irish & Hoedown

THE CEILIDH TRIO ...... Black Velvet Band Ceilidh Trio includes some of the most experienced folk musicians and the best dance callers in the South West. Look forward to punchy jigs and reels from accordion or guitar and fiddle and a dance caller who gets everyone involved and makes sure that it’s a great fun event. The band has an excellent repertoire of Scottish, Irish and English dances and tunes and can tailor the style to suit your requirements. ...... THE IRISH DUO OR TRIO ...... Led by virtuoso fiddle player Mike Evans, Black Velvet Band Irish Duo or Trio gives you “The Craic” and some! All the well-known Irish songs that everyone knows and loves are included in the performance, along with upbeat Irish jigs and reels that will fill the dance-floor in no time, combined with plenty of the blarney to keep everyone amused. ....... THE HOEDOWN TRIO ...... The Black Velvet Band Hoedown Trio presents a great mix of Nashville-style American R...

Available in Leicestershire from £350.00. Based in Bristol

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Reviews 1

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 Leicestershire from £650. Based in Manchester

Verified bookings 14
Reviews 4

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 Leicestershire from £600. Based in Bournemouth

Verified bookings 2
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 Leicestershire from £600. Based in Wirral

Verified bookings 3
Reviews 5

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 Leicestershire from £650. Based in Lancaster

Verified bookings 1
Reviews 7

Amycrofters

The Amycrofters Band is led by Andrew on accordion. He is a very experienced dance musician. The band has been delighting Ceilidh and Barn dancers since 2002. Andrew is accompanied by his wife June, who plays keyboard and banjolele. She adds further rhythm, phrasing and variety to the sound of the accordion. The couple often play as a duo. This makes them less expensive and more flexible than larger groups. With their lively foot tapping, varied sound, this is a popular option with organisers. If required the Amycrofters are fortunate to be able to call on the services of other talented instrumentalists, such as violinists, and mandolin, banjo and guitar players. They are then known as the Amycrofters Plus. The band provides full PA equipment tailored to the needs of the event, however large or small. We provide our own stage lighting if necessary. Equipment is safety tested and the band has full public liability insurance. Stage setup and ...

Available in Leicestershire from £375.00. Based in Devon

Verified bookings 5
Reviews 2

Dancing Feet Ceilidh Band

Dancing Feet ceilidh band are based in Kirriemuir, and play all over Scotland, the UK and further afield! With a unique line-up of fiddle, pipes, flute, sax, guitar, cajon. vocals and caller, their music is great to listen to and even better to dance to, and with such a diverse instrumentation keeps everyone entertained. They have develeoped their unique sound by using live looping to create a big band sound with only two musicians! The band are used to accommodating a wide age range, and will engage children in the dancing too if they are about, and can incorporate waltzes for the older members of the group. When dancers want a rest, they will perform a song or tuneset from their vast repertoire....a great night is guaranteed for all! Dancing Feet offer wedding packages, from an evening ceilidh to a full day of music, playing for your ceremony, drinks reception, wedding breakfast and evening reception. Packages can be built up according to...

Available in Leicestershire from £380.00. Based in Kirriemuir

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Private party - Loughborough, Leicestershire

I am planning a surprise 50th for my mum at our local cricket club on the 15th August. I would need everything set up and ready for 7pm that evening and music can be played until 1am. Are you able to get back to me with a quote. We have all day at the venue to set up. Any other info you need then let me know. Many thanks.

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Wedding - Birmingham, West Midlands

It is for a wedding for which i will need the band to be playing outside my house as we are about to leave from home for around 20 - 25 mins. And then once again once we reach the venue for the entrance as we walk in and upto the stage which should take around 20 mins.

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Fundraising event - Downham Market, Norfolk

Fundraising event for a small village, you will need to privide either 2x 60 minute sets or 3x 45 minute sets with your own system. We will provide a disco between and after you have finished your first set will start around 8.30pm

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Birthday party (adult) - Birmingham, West Midlands

a last minute idea for mum who is very difficult to buy for as she doesn't want anything!! However she is going to be 80 and has a life long love of classical music. She is no longer able to get to the symphony hall for concerts. It would be wonderful if we could arrange for some live music even for a short time or on the way to another booking! So this would be at my parents home in lichfield, we call it Cookson HQ. refreshments available from super talented brother. There will be 16 of + two labradours! anyway, thanks for reading this.

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Wedding - Tadcaster, North Yorkshire

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Birthday party (adult) - Norfolk, Norfolk

60th Birthday party I'm looking for a motown and soul band. 120 Guests aged 25 - 70 who enjoy dancing. Sunday 28th June The Windsor Club Bearwood b66 4be . from 4pm to 8 pm

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Wedding - Stafford, Staffordshire

Hi I have been looking through your web page and wondered if you are available on 23rd July 2016 for a wedding in Stoke-On-Trent? And can you confirm your costs? Many Thanks

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Wedding - Grantham, Lincolnshire

Hello! We're emailing to enquire about your availability for a wedding on Sat 30th Jan and for a quote. We are getting married in Grantham, at Alive church on Castlegate, where the receptions will also be held. We are looking for a ceilidh band for the evening, to start at about 7.30/8pm. Many thanks,

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Other Event - Nottingham, Nottinghamshire

Hello, I am planning an involvement event for patients detained in a Nottingham low secure hospital (NHS). One of our event themes is diversity and having looked at your act on the website, we feel it would fit the bill perfectly as you seem to offer a wide range of styles. We are looking to have maybe a 45 minute set, but this is negotiable, to take place mid-afternoon after the main part of the event. Please could you give me an idea of how much this would cost and if you would be available on this day? Many thanks,

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£700.00

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Club party - Nottingham, Nottinghamshire

90's themed evening in a pub in Nottingham holds over 300 people. Can you please advise of your availability , sets and costs? Thank you, Katrina

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£400.00

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Wedding - Birmingham, West Midlands

Wedding on 14th August 2016 in Birmingham, need a 6 piece with 2 dhol players for the morning Gurdwara and hall entrance for the reception, need a quote, cheers

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What event planners say about our suppliers


Die Dorf Fest Kapelle made my Dad’s 60th Birthday one of my most memorable parties. They were seamless and entertained a group of 70 strong party goers of varying ages. They were really friendly and I wouldn’t think twice about having them back in the future.


The Blags played at our wedding recently in Lichfield, they had travelled up from London especially. We were really impressed with their set and talent. I would highly recommend for an occasion. All our guests commented on how fantastic they sounded. So happy we booked them.


Just wanted to thank the Black Velvet Band for a really great evening last Saturday. They were excellent musicians and the caller was superb (very patient with the Danish contingent who took some time to get the hang of the instructions!) What I particularly appreciate is how considerate and adaptable the band was regarding my wishes. I had lovely time and have had a lot of positive comments from my guests. (10 / 10) ​ Marianne Frosdick Bristol








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