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.
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
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.
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!
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!
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.
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
Lively Ceilidh Band With Caller - Until 11 pm
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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.
Bridge of Athlone
Coming Round the Mountain
Cumberland Square Eight
Dashing White Sargeant
Saint Bernard's Waltz
Strip the Willow