Hire Ceilidh Band in Portsmouth
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 evening of dancing. Unlike many ceilidh bands our members are all full time professional musicians.
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 unique ceilidh experience! We started playing together in 2014, with the University of Southampton Fol
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 a highly entertaining set which pulls in all sorts of influences from Irish traditional to bluegrass.
Recent review: Stomping Boondocks are a talented band who provide great entertainment at an affordable price! All correspondence was well responded to, with the band taking time and effort in carrying out our requests far better than expected. Everyone had an amazing evening with a fantastic mix of Ceilidh and DJ
Recent review: "Blag were fantastic at our Burns night celebration last night, they were very flexible with our timings and played two brilliant sets. The communication beforehand was great which really put me at ease before they arrived. Both sets were so great that they managed to get almost everyone on the d
About: The Blarney Roses are a traditional Celtic ceilidh and concert band. Available as a 2-6 piece band, at budgets to suit. Available for weddings, festivals, parties and special events (Paddy's Day, Burns' Night, New Year's Eve, St George's Day etc...). With origins in British and Irish traditional m
Recent review: Shenanigan was the perfect band for my 50th party. They were very good at bringing people to the dance floor and at keeping people entertained. I, and my friends, had such a lovely evening laughing and dancing. Thanks to Simon, David and co for a fantastic evening. Béa
Recent review: We had a brilliant time! It was a very hot day and the band were very accommodating, adjusting the playing times and breaking up the dancing with songs. There were only 30 of us, but everyone danced and several people commented on the quality of the music. The band even played “Waltzing Matilda” for
Recent review: Lilac was fantastic, she got people singing and dancing at my husbands 50th Birthday party,, Her voice was amazing and she encouraged everyone to sing along with her. We own 2 public houses in the Cotswold’s and we will definitely be having Lilac back.
Recent review: """We decided to have Josie entertain our guests with her fiddle for our annual Burns Night celebration. Her attention to detail was impressive regarding the music selection, timings of the performance and interaction with our speaker, and despite the venue's restrictions, Josie played a brilliant s
Recent review: "We were so pleased we had booked Martin and the SIlver Street Ceilidh Band for our awards night. From first contact to the night itself they were friendly, fun and professional. Their music and calling got everyone up dancing and was just what we needed. The only down side was that being an award
Recent review: "We booked the spring heeled jacks for our fundraiser. We wanted a ceilidh band with a great caller and we couldn’t have chosen a better one. They got everybody on the dance (even the most reluctant) Our night was a great success and it was all down to a fabulous band with fantastic music and ente
Recent review: David and the Buchanan Ceilidh Band were fantastic. They got all the students dancing, and David was very clear in his instructions and we danced the night away until past midnight. David made Hogmanay an unforgettable evening and we’re so grateful for his involvement!
Recent review: I am really awestruck at your performance. You made my day at my 50th birthday. The way you played it was rocking. Everyone around enjoyed thoroughly. From small children, teenagers to adults everyone started dancing. I saw you first in the wedding of my niece. I made my mind then that you are perfo
Recent review: "The band came to play at my wedding in Poland in early September. They delivered on so many levels - apart from my wife saying 'yes' they were the highlight of the day! They got everyone dancing and ensured the evening was an awesome party! The Polish guests in particular absolutely loved it as i
Recent review: Thank you so much for playing at our wedding!! Your caller was so engaging and had everyone on the dance floor in no time! All the ladies in the band were so talented singing and playing several instruments, and with the perfect sound & party lights - We couldn't have been more delighted with our ch
Recent review: The Sassenachs played a Robert Burns’ Ceilidh this year, and they were fantastic! The caller was brilliant and taught our crowd the dances effortlessly, and the band were so accommodating and patient with our schedule running late. They provided a top class service with a professional sound.
Recent review: "Richard and Climax were fantastic, we found them to be very professional and the music they played was really good. I would highly recommend this band to everyone, and I can promise you will not be dissapointed. Also I would like to add that we had a lot of fun and so did the band. If you
Recent review: "Birthday / Anniversary party Thank-you so much for playing at our party on Saturday night We had a fabulous time and so did our guests. We loved the tunes you chose to play and the dances you guided us through, they were very well matched for the ability of the audienc
Recent review: """We hired The Hilltop Ceilidh Band for a barn dance to celebrate a joint 21st and 60th birthday. The evening was a great success and I would thoroughly recommend James and will certainly be using the band in the future. Thank you everyone for an amazing evening."""