Over the Moon are a 3 piece function band - your first choice for an action-packed ceilidh event. Gill our caller is excellent at getting everyone dancing and our high energy instrumental dance tunes are irresistible to dancing feet. Mel on fiddle has been playing Irish dance tunes for 20 years and is an accomplished player. Will plays the Uilleann pipes and mandolin. He is a highly proficient performer on the pipes and performs regularly in Sussex and London. Jim Richards on guitar is a highly experienced and energetic player in open tunings and supplies the driving energy to make this an irresistible dance band. Gill has 20 years of experience calling for events across the South East, she is in great demand and always gives an exiting, fun filled evening.
Helen Tunnicliffe• March 19, 2022
Brilliant band, the call Jill really got our guests up and dancing
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