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Price from: £450
For a two hour ceilidh we would charge a minimum of £450 Including a DJ set up to midnight we would charge an additional £100 i.e. £550

Richard Moss and Ben Farmer are two of North West England's most in demand folk musicians. Each has an international reputation, having won awards and accolades across the UK and Europe where they ha...

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6 Jul 2018

These guys were just fab as entertainment for our wedding day. When you have a mix of young, old and young at heart, it’s so hard to please everyone, but please everyone they did. With their infectious beats, comedic interludes and toe tapping tunes, Ben and Richard brought energy, fun and laughter to the dance-floor. The dress ...

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3 Aug 2018

Always quick to respond to enquiries and nothing was too much trouble for him. Even when a last minute panic set in over our own playlist, Ben was only too happy to assist and save the day.

I can’t recommend these guys enough!

How many breaks do you take? How long are they?
It's helpful for us to have a 15m break in a two hour set.
My favourite tune is not on your list. Will you be able to play it?
Let us know and we'll see what we can do. We can learn most music fairly quickly and if it's not in our repertoire there may be a small fee to learn it.
How much space do you require?
The duo require a minimum of 3m x 2m for the musicians and equipment. depending on numbers we would suggest a minimum dance space of 10m square.
Do you have Public Liability Insurance and PAT tested equipment?
We have Public Liability insurance up to £10m and all electrical equipment is PAT tested.
Do you have your own PA and lighting?
We have PAT tested PA and Lighting suitable for venues up to 800 seats.
How long do you play for?
A normal ceilidh event would include two one-hour sets, but we're flexible - tell us what you'd like.
How can event planners pay for your services?
Bank transfers are our preference (24hrs in advance), but we will accept payment by cheque (7 days in advance) or cash upfront on the night.
Who are your previous clients?
Many many many weddings all over the North of England and beyond Lancaster University Manchester University St Andrews University University of Central Lancashire University of Cumbria Edge Hill University
What kind of events do you usually serve?
Weddings, corporate events, birthdays, festivals, folk clubs...
What is your competitive advantage (special features)?
Although we can sound big, we're available as a small duo. You will get a very professional service from start to finish.
What are the highlights of your career?
Touring Ireland, Scotland, Mexico, France, Portugal.... ... and the honour of being invited to play for hundreds of people's special days!
Please, describe your act or business in on sentence:
Ceilidh duo with attitude

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