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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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Buchanan Ceilidh Band
(2)

4 Piece Scottish Ceilidh Band Inc. Caller - 3 Hours

Verified bookings: 4
Scottish ceilidh music in its traditional form using accordion, fiddle, guitar and bass. All the well-known Scottish dances are covered e.g. Gaygordons, Dashing White Sergeant, Strip the Willow, Canadian Barn Dance, Military 2 Step and we are happy to take any requests. A special unique dance is the 500 Miles Dance devised by our band leader:) Our caller uses a headmic and gets on the dancefloor mxing in with the sets to show how the dances should be performed. Scottish singalongs can also be offered in between dances during breaks and bagpiping is also available should this be of interest:) Timings always suit what the client wants. Can be set sets or one longer set. We are happy to 'muck in' as required:) We can also include an hour disco through our speakers
From: £750 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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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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Climax Ceilidh Band
(8)

Ceilidh / Barn Dance Band with Caller

Verified bookings: 13
Climax Ceilidh Band is one of the most highly experienced and respected English ceilidh bands with excellent musicians and an experienced, friendly caller. We play a wide variety of tunes for dancing, both original and taken from traditional sources. We also have a repertoire of tunes to play between dances. We cover Kent, Surrey, and Sussex and our fee includes the caller, a full sound system and travel. We will normally be available to play for you for 3 to 4 hours with a short-break halfway through - but exact times can be tailored to your event. We have Public Liability Insurance and our equipment has PAT (Portable Appliance Testing) certification.
From: £650 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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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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Silver Street Ceilidh Band
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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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Irish Band The O'Marleys
(1)

Irish & Scottish Music Duo - 2 x 50 Minutes

Verified bookings: 7
Irish and scottish music for dancing and singing along. We play tunes and songs from Ireland and Scotland and a few from the USA. Examples include Whiskey in the Jar, Thw Wild Rover, the Galway Girl, the Irsih rover, donald wheres your trousers and many jig reles and hornpipes. We can also play some American country sougs by artoiese such as Johnny Cash and The Eagles. We have played lots of parties festivals weddings and pubs and we've been together for over 14 years. Take a look at the attached video to get an idea of what we do. The band consists of fiddle guitar (duo) plus we both sing. We can fit into small spaces and we have our own PA lights and insurance cover for events. We can guarantee you'll have a great party wedding or festival if you book us!
From: £250 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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35 Ceilidh Bands in Poole to request a quote from

A ceilidh band is a lively choice for music at your event in Poole, Dorset! We have 35 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.

Stomping Boondocks Ceilidh Band

Stomping Boondocks

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

Recent review: Stomping Boondocks were a pleasure to work with and all of our guests were raving about them. Three guests wanted the band's details and were inspired to think about planning their own ceilidh fundraisers. We had such a fun evening. Thank you!

BLACK VELVET BAND - Ceilidh, Irish & Hoedown Ceilidh Band

BLACK VELVET BAND - Ceilidh, Irish & Hoedown

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

Recent review: "The audience struggled to hear the singers and when requesting songs they didn’t know them. Musically there were very good The arrived promptly and set up without problems The feed back that I got from club members were that they were hard to hear Quite boring until the second half when they sang more upto songs They were very polite and approachable"

Monkey See Monkey Do Ceilidh Band

Monkey See Monkey Do

Available in Poole from £enquire
3 Verified bookings

About: Monkey See Monkey Do is a band of four musicians from Southampton’s urban jungle. Helen Gentile, Matt Aldous and brothers Sam and Aaron Horlock use clarinet, percussion, fiddle and guitar to deliver …

The Flying Dishrags Ceilidh Band

The Flying Dishrags

Available in Poole from £750

About: We are The Flying Dishrags, a Hampshire based four piece ceilidh band. Featuring a flexible instrumental lineup, we bring our own energetic, innovative style to folk music and dance, making for a uni…

Phil Preen - Dance Caller Ceilidh Band

Phil Preen - Dance Caller

Available in Poole from £200
3 Verified bookings
2 Reviews:

Recent review: Phil and the band were absolutely amazing. I booked through Poptop so had no real idea what they would be like. Phil was professional and always answered my emails promptly. He organised the band who were fantastic. Many people said it was the best party they had been to - largely due to Phil and the band. He talked us through the dances and we all had an absolute ball. Thoroughly recommend Phil. Thank you

A3 Ceilidh Band Ceilidh Band

A3 Ceilidh Band

Available in Poole from £700

About: The cutting edge of the UK's ceilidh dancing scene! We're here to give your special event a touch of A3 Ceilidh Band magic - with our exciting music and friendly caller we'll give you a fantastic ev…

Blag Ceilidh Band

Blag

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

Recent review: Blag played at our wedding reception and were fantastic, it created such a good atmosphere and everyone really enjoyed it!

Spill The Whisky Ceilidh Band Ceilidh Band

Spill The Whisky Ceilidh Band

Available in Poole from £580
12 Verified bookings
7 Reviews:

Recent review: Great fun! Debby and Tim are extremely professional, the dances were easy to follow and everyone thoroughly enjoyed the entertainment - both participants and spectators

Bowreed Ceilidh Band

Bowreed

Available in Poole from £790
5 Verified bookings

About: Bowreed are Bristol’s top young ceilidh band. Our sound fuses traditional ceilidh music with a funky modern flair. There is no event too large or small for a ceilidh! We guarantee our unique style wi…

Pilgarlic Ceilidh Band

Pilgarlic

Available in Poole from £500
2 Verified bookings
2 Reviews:

Recent review: "Very good. Only 4 musicians and a caller turned up but was fine. Could have done with some incidental music during dancers' rest breaks perhaps, but overall an excellent evening. The caller was particularly friendly and approachable and yet was still managing to get people to listen and dance, despite temperatures in the high 20s ! Thank you for your help."

The Dawntreader Ceilidh Band Ceilidh Band

The Dawntreader Ceilidh Band

Available in Poole from £500
5 Verified bookings
3 Reviews:

About: Dawntreader are a powerful and dynamic Ceilidh/Barn Dance Band with Caller. We are a 3 piece Ceilidh Band playing English, Irish, Scottish and some European music. Our mix of traditional folk music…

Wraggle Taggle Ceilidh Band Ceilidh Band

Wraggle Taggle Ceilidh Band

Available in Poole 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!

Irish Band The O'Marleys Ceilidh Band

Irish Band The O'Marleys

Available in Poole from £350
7 Verified bookings
1 Reviews:

Recent review: "hi they were fantastic very good muscians and great selection of songs"

The Lucy Lastic Band Ceilidh Band

The Lucy Lastic Band

Available in Poole from £350
5 Verified bookings
2 Reviews:

Recent review: Great evening entertainment, the band were great and the caller brilliant.

Phoenix Barn Dance Band Ceilidh Band

Phoenix Barn Dance Band

Available in Poole from £370
2 Verified bookings
1 Reviews:

Recent review: Fabulous best night ever would def recommend

Banned From The Moor Ceilidh Band

Banned From The Moor

Available in Poole from £400
2 Verified bookings
2 Reviews:

Recent review: They were punctual, professional, efficient and friendly and their musical repertoire was broad and perfectly suited our requirements . Certainly recommend and would book them again...

Spinach For Norman Ceilidh Band

Spinach For Norman

Available in Poole from ££750
1 Reviews:

About: SPINACH FOR NORMAN is a long-established West Country folk band. We’ve been fuelling ceilidhs, barn-dances, weddings and all kinds of celebrations with jigs, reels and heart-broken airs for years. An…

Sound With Us Ceilidh Band

Sound With Us

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

Recent review:


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