BLACK VELVET BAND - Ceilidh, Irish & Hoedown

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Price from: £350.00
CEILIDH TRIO (accordion or guitar, fiddle and dance caller) - 2 x 1 hour sets of ceilidh in a 3 hour period: £525.00. HOEDOWN TRIO (guitar / vocals, fiddle and double bass / dance caller) - 2 x 1 hour sets of country songs and hoedown barn dancing in a 3 hour period: £525.00. IRISH DUO (guitar / vocals and fiddle) - 2 x 1 hour sets of Irish songs and tunes in a 3 hour period: £350.00 IRISH TRIO (guitar / vocals, fiddle and accordion) - 2 x 1 hour sets of Irish songs and tunes in a 3 hour period: £525.00 (NB: PRICES ARE HIGHER DURING ST PATRICK'S WEEK.) Additional musicians cost £175.00 a man.

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 ac...

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9 Dec 2016

Thank you for the wonderful ceilidh on our wedding day. Everyone had such a fun time and loved the dancing, even those of us who had never done it before! You provided just what we wanted for the special day, despite being so close to Christmas and with terrible weather, and it was a highlight of the evening. All the best! (10 /...

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30 Oct 2017

Thank you, guys, for finding time beforehand to rehearse with Amy, the bridegroom’s sister, who sang Elton John’s “Your Song” for the bride and groom’s 1st dance. It was beautiful and very special to have her sing their first song with accompaniment from the band. I think everyone was very moved by it (we are hoping someone film...

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Harriet's 21st Birthday Ceilidh by Andrew Gurnham

20 Dec 2017

Many thanks to the Black Velvet Band Ceilidh Trio for a fantastic 21st Birthday Ceilidh. The band provided a perfect balance for the young and young-at-heart, catering for everyone from the super-lively, to wheelchair-friendly dances, which was a lovely touch. Everyone had a great time.


Ray Lonergan

12 Jan 2017

I just wanted to say such a huge thank you for the amazing performance that you gave. You were so friendly and willing to help in any way that any nervousness about getting up to dance was immediately dismissed. I was extremely apprehensive prior to the night about how the dancing would go down, especially with my two left feet!...

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30 Oct 2017

Black Velvet Band Irish Duo performed at my Mum’s surprise 70th birthday. We loved the performance and didn’t want them to stop! The party was a huge success and the excellent music really helped to create the atmosphere. Thank you very much, guys!

How many breaks do you take? How long are they?
The Black Velvet Band Ceilidh Trio (comprising accordion or guitar, fiddle and dance caller) provides 2 x 1 hour sets of ceilidh in a three hour period. Background music of a similar style is provided through the PA for 30 mins before the 1st set and in the break between the sets.
Who are your previous clients?
Featured on TV in the 2nd season of Sky TV's "Agatha Raisin" Spoof Crime Drama. BBC IKEA National Trust Bristol City Council Royal Air Force Royal Navy Holiday Inn
My favourite tune is not on your list. Will you be able to play it?
If suitable for an acoustic line-up, the band will be happy to play it for you. If not, please supply the version of your choice saved to phone/tablet and the guys will play it through the PA.
Do you have Public Liability Insurance and PAT tested equipment?
BVB has PLI and PAT Test Certs, renewed annually.
What kind of events do you usually serve?
Weddings, family parties and corporate events.
How much space do you require?
A performance area of approx. 12 ft x 6 ft is required for the band, with at least one 13 amp socket near the performance space. A firm flat dance-floor approx 4m x 5m is required for a ceilidh.
Do you have your own PA and lighting?
PA - no lighting

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