A lively ceilidh band with caller playing Irish traditional dance tunes to expertly called dances.
Suitable for all levels we offer a great evenings dancing. We offer a PA and can do special requests.
Line up is violin, flute/whistle, guitar and caller. Melanie also performs as a solo fiddle player with a mandola backing track
Please, describe your act or business in on sentence:
A fun ceilidh band with caller suitable for all ages
What are the highlights of your career?
The satisfied feeling after having provided a really uplifting dance evening for clients. The memory of the smiling faces as the dances lift off...
What is your competitive advantage (special features)?
Really good band - high energy expert playing and very approachable caller.
What kind of events do you usually serve?
Weddings, birthday parties and charity events.
Who are your previous clients?
The Green Party , Lewes Firle Village Hall community events. Many private clients too numerous to mention.
How can event planners pay for your services?
Cash on the night Bank transfer
How long do you play for?
2 x 50 minute sets
Do you have your own PA and lighting?
We have a PA of 750 watts, loud enough for a medium sized hall/church
Do you have Public Liability Insurance and PAT tested equipment?
How much space do you require?
The band needs 4 square metres minimum and the dance floor big enough for 4 couples standing in a row minimum.
My favourite tune is not on your list. Will you be able to play it?
Yes of course.
How many breaks do you take? How long are they?
We usually take one 20 minute break between sets.
A sample of 2 recent sets.
Circassian Circle: 32 Jig
Farmer’s Jig: 32 Jig
Gay Gordons: 16 March/Schottische
Strip the Willow: slip jigs
Holmfirth Square 8: 32 Jig
Old Swan Gallop: 32 Jig
Horses Brawl: Own tune
Flying Scotsman: 32 Reel
Riverside jig: 32 Jig