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Mariachi Rey. Mariachi Rey, is a group of musicians with over 15 years of experience. Currently run by Xavier Infante. It is a group of young and professional musicians who create the best music "pure Mexican style". They are dedicated exclusively to entertain the best way to each audience and spread Mexican music, also including other Latino and English songs but with the corresponding Mexican flavor genre. They will have you clapping, singing along with “La Bamba” and shouting Arriba! They are a genuine, warm and friendly group that will definitely cheer you and even make the crowd dancing and feeling like they are in the heart of South America, enjoying well known songs like: Guantanamera, La Cucaracha, Sway, La Macarena, and more. These lively Mariachi boys, based in London, England, create an authentic Mexican atmosphere to suit your next event but all in the name of pure entertainment. If you are looking for enjoyment, excitement...
Available in Somerset from £350.00. Based in London
Steelasophical Steel Band & Ambient music Dj is a full time, modern, professional entertainment service, where 'We bring the Caribbean to you' with "OVER DELIVERY AS STANDARD". We are not just musicians, but musical entertainers with the experience and ability to positively transform any occasion like no other. Uniquely versatile, we offer options of Steel Band (solo, duo, trio, fouro) which can be traditionally acoustic or with professional studio quality backing music for a full band sound (for up to 500 people), we have a Caribbean Music DJ service, professional Lighting, Outstanding quality PA systems and even wireless microphones for speeches and announcements. "YOU'LL REMEMBER HOW WE MADE YOU FEEL" Although Wedding Specialists booked up to 3 years in advance, Steelasophical is in demand for a host of special occasions from Private parties of 6 people to corporate events of over 500. Steelasophical will make your next event a success, [.....
Available in Somerset from £500. Based in Buckinghamshire
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 Somerset from £350.00. Based in Bristol
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 Somerset from £600. Based in Bournemouth
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 Somerset from £600. Based in Greater London
Kitty's Music offers a selection of great shows for all occasions. We have Kitty's solo show, Kitty's Duo, Trio, Quartet and the 1940's All-Star Little Big Band. Whether you're looking for quality jazz background music or a full on swinging show, Kitty's Music cover all possibilities and always deliver the goods! Kitty has played at jazz festivals and 40's themed dance festivals across the UK and internationally, and enjoys dancing with the crowds whenever possible! Solo Show - Kitty on sax and vocals, playing a variety of swing and jazz classics accompanied with backing tracks. Kitty's Duo - Kitty on vocals and saxophone, accompanied by jazz guitarist/pianist. Kitty's Trio - Duo plus double bass. Performing a range of classic swing and jazz plus easy listening and blues. Duo or Trio ideal for smaller events and music for listening. Kitty and her Paramours - 6 piece jump jive, rhythm'n'blues line-up, ideal for dancing and having fun! Ki...
Available in Somerset from £275. Based in Newport
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 Somerset from £375.00. Based in Devon
Amber Fire Ceilidh Band comprises experienced musicians that have been active in Devon for over twenty years and played at hundreds of weddings, parties, festivals and celebrations of many kinds. We realise each one is unique and special for you, and that makes it special for us too. We play English, Scottish & Irish traditional folk music with a dash of Eat Europe thrown in to spice things up now and then. There's no party that has been able to resist our lively joyous music . .
Available in Somerset from £461. Based in Devon
Juma Steel Band is a cut above because we pride ourselves on a response to your enquiry within hours so you are not kept waiting. Juma Steel Band is made up of musicians with one aim,to make sure the customer is happy. Good time keeping, reliability,and professionalism is our top priority. Juma steel band has been running now for over 10 years. The steel band musicians have travelled all over the world, from the Far East, Middle East and Europe. We also do various community events in the UK. Juma steel band can play a mixture of different types of music,and covers ranging from calypso,latin,reggae, pop to rock and roll. As a steel band we cater for all types of functions , ranging from Weddings, Civil and Renewal vows, Birthdays, anniversaries, Summer parties, Caribbean nights and Corporate events. Rest assured that the music the Juma steel band plays will remain in your minds forever.
Available in Somerset from £350. Based in London
Pilgarlic is a ceilidh/barn dance band with a repertoire of English/Irish/Scottish and Regency dances and tunes. We usually field 5-6 musicians, an experienced caller, and full equipment. We have appropriate level of PLI and PAT certification.
Available in Somerset from £500. Based in Bristol
Dawntreader are a powerful and dynamic Ceilidh Band (Barn Dance, Folk Band) with Caller. We are a 3 piece Ceilidh Band playing English, Irish, Scottish and some European music. Our mix of traditional folk music with strong melodies and powerful rhythms is ideally suited to Ceilidh and Barn Dances. Debs, our Caller has 15 yrs of experience in Calling with Ceilidh Bands and has Dances to suit all abilities, including some fun dances for the little ones. She has been the resident Caller with the Dawntreaders since 2009, and has grown with the Band into a highly professional Wedding Ceilidh Caller, although she is equally at home with a local village hall Party. (check the review from The Royal Marines Burns Night recently) Our Musicians are :- Lynn Fiddle : I don't need to say much about her playing, the music sample speaks for itself. She is a gifted Musician with ability rarely seen at this level. She plays a 5 string Fiddle, which gives...
Available in Somerset from £450. Based in Teignmouth
A CEILIDH BARN DANCE BAND COVERING DEVON AND SOMERSET Welcome to the Lucy Lastic Band (with PA and caller), traditional, fun and lively entertainment for all occasions since 1995 Karen, Dick, Richard and Jane have great pleasure in being a part in the creation of fun and friendly barn dancing/ceilidhs for parties, weddings and fund-raising events, etc. Our caller will guide beginners and experienced dancers through a variety of dances. You can also book The 'Little' Lucy Lastic Band for smaller parties, occasions and charity events or if you are on a smaller budget. We play traditional tunes for dancing and listening. As we say 'Dance 'til you drop or lollop and listen'.
Available in Somerset from £350. Based in Devon
We are a unique accordion and sax duo specialising in, but not exclusively, klezmer music. Taking our inspiration from the earliest recordings 100 years ago we have a great repertoire of traditional klezmer tunes. We are the duo to choose for your bar/bat mitzvah, wedding with an unusual twist, or party. We can play acoustically, or bring a small PA if required.
Available in Somerset from £360. Based in Bristol
We're a great fun band playing Irish and Scottish music with amusing little stories to compliment the tunes. A night with us will have you smiling and dancing and singing along. Think of The Dubliners and you'll be close to our sound and music. We play weddings, parties, wakes, festivals and ceilidh events as well as your local pub. Featuring fiddle, banjo, guitar and bodhran we all sing. We can arrange a caller for a Ceilidh if needed. Songs include Whiskey in the Jar, Wild Rover, Dirty Old Town, The Black Velvet Band and The Seven Drunken Nights among many others. In addition we add songs from Scotland and the USA if you would like a wider mix, including songs by Johnny Cash and Andy Stewart. Jigs reels and hornpipes include King of the Faries, the Masons Apron, Drowsy Maggie, Marie's Wedding and Scotland the Brave. We have two albums out at the moment, both available on I tunes and Spotify, and we have played widely across the west count...
Available in Somerset from £450. Based in Exeter
Bienvenidos amigos! Lead by former Doritos Mariachi band member Farman Hernandez, we are a professional Mariachi band passionate about spicing up your party or event with some Mexican Mariachi flair! Whether it's entertainment for a wedding, event or corporate function, let us help you throw the best party ever and give your guests an unforgettable entertainment experience. WEDDINGS, ANNIVERSARIES & CEREMONIES Our talented band is able to perform a broad assortment of songs for your wedding function. Why not let us play your first dance song with a bit of mariachi flair or throw the best party with live band entertainment. BIRTHDAYS Nothing beats the sound of live instruments playing a variety of songs hand picked by you to ensure that every single moment of our performance is enjoyed. Whether it's for a 21st, 30th, or 50th birthday party we can accommodate any song requirement. CORPORATE EVENTS Picking the right type of enterta...
Available in Somerset from £400. Based in London
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. And we’re proud to say that almost every booking has followed a recommendation from a satisfied customer. Unless you only want background or listening music, SPINACH comes with a caller to teach and lead the dances. Our regular caller is PAM HAYES. She’s hugely popular, great with adults, children, experienced and inexperienced dancers alike. She’ll add some dances from around the world into the mix if you want her to, and she can even call in French.
Available in Somerset from ££750. Based in Exeter
Barnstormers is a Devon based 4 piece English Country Dance Band with a professional dance Caller who is also fluent in French (ideal for French Twinning parties) with a musical line up of Melodian,Fiddle,Bass Guitar,Acoustic Guitar and Flute. (Drummer at extra cost if required) Barnstormers have been perfoming for over 12 years as this line up and we have many years experience playing for other bands as well.We have our own full house PA with some stage lighting,Public liability insurance and do our utmost to make sure everyone of all ages and abilities has a great time whatever your celebration
Available in Somerset from £500.00. Based in Exeter
Welcome to Mariachi el Mexicano the authentic sound of Mexican music here in the UK. Mariachi music is the unique and vibrant sound of traditional Mexican music, guaranteed with its exciting blend of live musicians and colourful costumes to bring the passion of Mexico and the authentic Mexican ‘fiesta’ feel to your special occasion.
Available in Somerset from £350. Based in London
Mariachi Tequila are a fun, lively Mariachi band with an excellent reputation from TV, festivals, weddings and parties. They have been playing professionally for over 17 years, and they gained their massive reputation from their great cover versions of English rock and pop songs. They also play traditional mariachi songs, well-known Latin hits, as well as the mariachi versions of Pop songs if requested . They have been on TV many times (Strictly, Graham Norton, 9 out of 10 Cats, and many more) and are regular faces at festivals and public events (such as the 2016 Facebook Summer Party and Hyde Park Festival) as well as hundreds of weddings and birthday parties. They are lively and charismatic performers, genuine Latino musicians, and their great vibe proves they are a band with regular musicians used to performing together. They are the most reliable band for travelling long distances around the UK and still arriving early!
Available in Somerset from £500. Based in London
Jon Sterckx is an innovative world music percussionist equally at home with traditional & contemporary music forms. Jon plays a range of percussion instruments and has worked across a wide range of musical styles, from Indian classical music ( Sitar & Tabla ) and other traditional world music to contemporary experimental & 'fusion' styles, theatre & dance collaborations, and his solo multi-percussion Live Sampling / Live Looping performances - Drumscapes. Jon performs & teaches Tabla, Indian music, world music & percussion across the South West UK.
Available in Somerset . Based in Gloucestershire
Kilcannon Irish Band is a high-energy group of experienced and talented musicians. The band plays a mixture of contemporary and traditional Irish music in a unique and lively style. Band members are based in Hampshire but will travel for any type of event if financially viable. Kilcannon can perform as a duo, trio or four-piece as required. All band members have experience of many types of events and venues ranging from pubs and small family parties to international festivals and TV/Radio appearances. The Kilcannon repertoire is generally traditional Irish songs and tunes played by the likes of the Dubliners, Fureys and Clancy Brothers, as well as more contemporary songs from the likes of the Pogues, Steve Earle, the Saw Doctors and Goats Don’t Shave. Kilcannon also has the ability to provide dance music and calling for Ceilidh events and weddings. Kilcannon provide all (fully PAT certified) sound equipment, plus lighting if required, and the...
Available in Somerset from £450. Based in Winchester
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 Folk Society. Over the last two years we have played in countless sessions and ceilidhs with the society, learning new tunes together and arranging sets in original ways. Now playing as a standalone band, we continue to build on that background, creating more personalised sets and arrangements, and making each performance unique! We specialise in private functions such as weddings and birthday parties, but we also perform publicly. Alongside the band, we also provide a caller with your booking, as well as full PA if required. Our equipment is fully PAT tested, and we are covered under Public Liability Insurance.
Available in Somerset from £750. Based in Southampton
Die Dorf Fest Kapelle Oompah Band were a great addition to Northampton’s German Christmas Market for Dec 2014. A fabulous combination of traditional oompah music, combined with Lady Gaga, The Pet Shop Boys, and a smattering of techno and disco…. The faces of the punters at the beer keller were a picture, as they realised just what they were dancing to..!..just great. From beer supping officer workers on their lunch, to pensioners on shopping trips, they held everyone’s attention, with much smiling and dancing.
Thanks so much to Capstick for an amazing night at the University of Bradford! We held a great night of fun and entertainment and couldn't have done it without this great band. Very accommodating from the very beginning during booking and in the lead up to the event to help create one of the best events the Uni has held in a long time. They were very friendly and a lovely group of people and incredibly talented! As a group of students with little idea of a ceilidh they guided us through the dances and the room was full of laughter and a night not to be forgotten for quite some time. I would highly recommend Capstick ceilidh band not only for their great price but their talent which created a memorable St. Patrick's night for the Bradford Uni students!
Blag played at our wedding reception and were fantastic, it created such a good atmosphere and everyone really enjoyed it!
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