Capstick Ceilidh Band

Leeds, West Yorkshire
Verified bookings: 18
Reviews: 10
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Price from: £400

We are a ceilidh band based in Leeds, Yorkshire who play an exciting and wide range of folk music from across the British Isles, Ireland and America and provide everything you need to ensure that your social event, fundraiser or celebration is relaxed and enjoyable for all. We are all very experienced musicians who love playing together. We provide all the P.A. equipment and a caller to explain all the dances and we are happy to work with organisers to ensure that your event is tailored for you. Our dances are suitable for all ages and levels of experience.

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Elizabeth Odell

March 7, 2020

Fantastic band, played brilliantly and managed to wrangle nearly 150 people into doing the dances (we weren’t always doing it correctly- but had a go!) fantastic night and can’t thank them enough! Xx

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Wendy phillips

Dec. 14, 2019

I can't thank capstick enough for making my husbands surprise party the success it was. They were fun and timed the times between dances just right and the music was great.

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James Wild

Oct. 5, 2019

Absolutely incredible, the band helped us have our dream wedding, and even got the grumpiest of our guests up and dancing. Several people have said to us since that (apart from the ceremony) the ceilidh was their favourite part of the day! Thank you so much for your amazing show!

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Andrew Kueh

June 1, 2019

Absolutely superb. They played at my wedding and everyone loved them. It was so much fun. Hilary was also incredibly accommodating and flexible in all organisation. BRILLIANT!

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Kate Bolton

May 4, 2019

I hired the Capstick Ceilidh Band to perform at my wedding reception and I could not be happier with their professionalism or their performance. They are excellent musicians, they kept the dance floor full and they managed to teach a lot of people some ceilidh dances that had never been to ceilidh before. I could not recommend them more.

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Paul Pattison

Jan. 19, 2019

"The band were excellent and our guests had a great time.
The band were warm and friendly and explained the steps really well, which was a massive help seeing as though most of the guests had never been to a ceilidh before.
I would happily recommend them."

Services From Capstick Ceilidh Band

Capstick Ceilidh Band
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Lively Ceilidh Band With Caller - Until 11 pm

We are a traditional ceilidh band playing music from across the British Isles, Ireland and America. Our dances are accessible for every age and level of experience. We provide all our own PA equipment, have public liability insurance and have an experienced caller to explain the dances and ensure that all you have to worry about is enjoying yourself. The band will provide all the PA equipment and have Public Liability insurance. Generally we call 2-3 dances followed by a small break and this continues until the end of the ceilidh. If a longer interval is required, this can be timed to fit in with catering arrangements or preferences. However we are happy to fit in with any other performers or wishes of the organiser. Please let us know of any special requests as soon as possible and we will do our best to accommodate them.
From: £400 per event
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Popular Dances
We are happy to work with organisers to include your favourite dances but here are a selection of popular dance sets which we regularly include in our ceilidhs. All the dances are carefully explained by our caller and are great fun for everybody to join in. We mix up the dances so that there is something for everybody. When booking the band please let us know any special requests.
Blaydon Races
Bridge of Athlone
Circassion Circle
Circle Waltz
Coming Round the Mountain
Cumberland Square Eight
Dashing White Sargeant
Eight-some Reel
Foula Reel
Galopede
Gay Gordons
Lucky 7
Saint Bernard's Waltz
Strip the Willow
Virginia Reel
Winster Gallop