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Ceilidh Bands in London

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5(8 reviews)
• 14 bookings

Terrific & High-Energy Ceilidh Band 'Climax' with Caller

This is a terrific and high-energy performance that will bring your guests to the dance floor with traditional ceilidh music!

 
from £700 / per event
5(9 reviews)
• 1 booking

'Spring Heel Jacks' Dynamic Ceilidh & Barn Dance Band

If you want a cracking ceilidh, blistering barn dance or humming hoedown, possibly including some sizzling folk songs and instrumentals, look no further.

 
from £550 / per event
5(21 reviews)
• 33 bookings

'Wraggle Taggle' Traditional Ceilidh Band & Caller

Wraggle Taggle are a professional award-winning and talented band traditional Ceilidh band with many years of experience.

 
from £855 / per event
No reviews yet
• No bookings

'Swing the Bridge' Folk & Rock Ceilidh Band

We play lively traditional tunes in a fresh, modern way often coupled with a more up to date tune or song which might offer one or two surprises!

 
from £995 / per event
4.67(3 reviews)
• 5 bookings

Charismatic Caller & Talented Musicians - 3 Musicians + Caller

Here at the Hilltop Ceilidh Band, we take ceilidhs very seriously. We want you to have a great time. Whether you’re a barn dance newbie or an accomplished ceilidh dancer.

 
from £1142.40 / per event
4.83(12 reviews)
• 11 bookings

'Newick Folk' Authentic Ceilidh Band & Caller

This three piece ceilidh band and caller are a terrific addition to any event and provides lively, authentic Scottish entertainment.

 
from £510 / per event
5(9 reviews)
• 12 bookings

'Phil Preen' Traditional Ceilidh Band & Dance Caller

No matter the special occasion, a traditional Ceilidh or barn dance band will entertain you and your guests with brilliant Scottish, English, American and Irish music.

 
from £500 / per event
5(5 reviews)
• 5 bookings

Wild West & Country Barn Dance with 'Blazing Saddles' Band

Great music, great calling, all done with the aim of having a great party which you will remember with a big smile.

 
from £975 / per event
5(1 review)
• 2 bookings

Swing The Bridge Performing Classic Ceilidh Music

For your next special event, bring the tradition of Scottish Ceilidh dancing with Swing The Bridge, fun is sure to be had by all!

 
from £1200 / per event
5(30 reviews)
• 80 bookings

Dance the Night Away with the Ceilidh Band 'Blag'

Blag are a lively, fun, and hugely experienced Ceilidh band that will keep you on your toes all night: dancing, mixing and laughing.

 
from £700 / per event
5(8 reviews)
• 3 bookings

The Best Barn Dance with 'A2 Barn Dance' Band

We want you to have the time of your lives and we're committed to making this the best barn dance you've ever been to.

 
from £650 / per event
4.50(2 reviews)
• 14 bookings

Elie Rees Ceilidh Band with Experience Caller

Ceilidh/Barn dance band. 3 musicians & a caller teaching the dances includes well known folk artists & experienced ceilidh players. Gorgeous music, great caller for a fun, hassle-free event.

 
from £850 / per event
5(40 reviews)
• 6 bookings

'The Sassenachs Ceilidh Band' Mixes Traditional & Modern

We are a funky, London-based band which mixes traditional Scottish music and more modern grooves, appealing to audiences of all ages and ability.

 
from £1250 / per event
5(10 reviews)
• 13 bookings

Fun & Energetic Ceilidh Band 'Silver Street'

Superb, exciting and energetic ceilidh band, all highly experienced dance musicians who love nothing more than to help people have loads of fun celebrating their special occasion.

 
from £1100 / per event
5(4 reviews)
• 5 bookings

'Buchanan' Brings Together Traditional Scottish Music

This brilliant band brings together traditional Scottish music to create a lively atmosphere at any special occasion.

 
from £750 / per event
5(11 reviews)
• 15 bookings

'Kingsfolk' For an Exciting Ceilidh Experience

With Kingsfolk you are going to get an evening of brilliant, live music and a caller who will encourage everyone up onto the dance floor. Everyone will have lots of fun.

 
from £550 / per event

Reviews for Ceilidh Bands in London

Read verified reviews from real clients, who booked with Poptop in London

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Jo-Anne E
• 06 November 2021

Booked with Poptop

Great night, band were brilliant and the caller, Mary made the evening,! Easy, friendly, clear instruction. Enjoyed by all, the youngest, the eldest and all the ones (who had a one too many) in-betwe…
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David R
• 19 June 2021

Booked with Poptop

The Black Velvet Band trio were extremely talented musicians who delivered a good range of Irish tunes to a very high standard, although surprisingly not the song "The Black Velvet Band"! Overall th…
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Vicky K
• 11 June 2022

Booked with Poptop

Two left feet were brilliant!! The music and calling was so good that nearly everyone there was up and dancing. They helped celebrate my 50th in style. All my friends keep commenting on what a gre…
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Seana C
• 31 May 2022

Booked with Poptop

We knew we wanted a Ceilidh band from the moment we started planning our big day. I still cannot fathom just how amazingly priced and incredible Price of My Pig were! 🐷 A 5 piece band with caller, o…
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Joseph M
• 30 May 2021

Booked with Poptop

Mick and his band performed at Kent Horse Fair , they were excellent in every way, hugely popular, great entertainment and very well received by everyone at the event, I hope they are available for o…
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Judith W
• 31 July 2021

Booked with Poptop

The band were excellent at getting everyone up and dancing . Dance routines and moves clearly called out by caller . Great fun and brilliant music . Also provided their sound system for playing ow…

Frequently Asked Questions

What is a ceilidh band?

A ceilidh band is a set of two to three people that perform ceilidh, a combination of Irish, Scottish, and English folk music. Also, ceilidh bands offer a twist to old folk songs and sing modern music. Their band features a fiddler, an accordionist, and a caller, to entertain everyone and help them learn different dances. Other instruments used by ceilidh bands include; pipes, guitar, acoustic, piano, drums, and amplifier. Ceilidh bands are becoming more popular because of the exciting atmosphere they bring to events.

How much does a ceilidh band for hire in London cost?

The average cost a ceilidh band for hire in London will charge you for an event is between £750 to £1300. However, the price of a ceilidh band on Poptop is between £727 to £1265. There is no set price to hire a ceilidh band in London because your event location, the number of members in the band, and travel expenses influence the price. You can get an instant quote for your event when you submit your event information on Poptop.

How can I get a ceilidh band to play my favourite song even if it is not on the setlist?

Most ceilidh bands in London will be willing to accept song requests. However, they may charge you an extra fee if your song request is not on their setlist. They will consider your song if it can be performed with their standard instrument because every band has its own inimitable style. So, not all ceilidh bands accept song requests. You can always check with the suppliers on Poptop to confirm if this service is included in their booking option.