Price of My Pig

Lancaster, Lancashire
Verified bookings: 16
Reviews: 18
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'Price of My Pig' Ceilidh Band with Caller

Depending on your preferences we are more than happy to focus on Scottish dances, English dances, Irish dances or European dances to suit.
From: £200 per event

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Price from: £650

“Price Of My Pig (a great name for a band) come from the North West England in the UK… a high octane folk/funk dance band who like to bring a little more life and energy to your average ceilidh, by introducing rhythms from disco, reggae, funk, afrobeat, ska into their mix of Irish, English and European folk tunes.” Folk Roots Radio

“Top of the list when we are booking bands for next year. Hopefully we will see you at some of the larger festivals soon.” Phoenix Ceilidhs

The ‘POMP’ Ceilidh Band, with their driving beats and memorable melodies, are well received at weddings, corporate and private events as well as festivals, both with and without a dance caller. Energetic, exciting and exhilarating.

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Tara Hill

Aug. 20, 2022

Booked Price of My Pig for my wedding party in a marquee. Communication was good leading up to the event. The band arrived on time and played two one hour sets. The band were just as good as we had hoped they would be. The caller Ben was great and got as many people up as possible and gave clear instructions (and was patient when people weren't getting it!). There was a good variety of dances. Would definitely recommend to anyone looking for an upbeat ceilidh band with a great caller.

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Seana cooke

May 31, 2022

We knew we wanted a Ceilidh band from the moment we started planning our big day. I still cannot fathom just how amazingly priced and incredible Price of My Pig were! 🐷
A 5 piece band with caller, our guests are still raving about just how unique they were and how much they loved them!
We adored having them play for our wedding and I cannot recommend them enough! Absolutely superb entertainment.
They’ll be something guests will remember forever for sure! Thank you so much from
Mr and Mrs Walker 31.05.22 (we’ll upload photos when we get some back) all our guests were too busy dancing to take any of their own 😸

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Christopher Smith

May 1, 2022

Price of My Pig were fantastic. We hired them for our wedding evening, as we wanted to have a Ceilidh for the guests.
The band was flexible to meet our requirements for during the buffet, and were excellent at getting all of the guests involved and on the dance floor, to make sure that there was always dancing going on!

The music was fantastic, and the musicians were incredible.

Thank you Ben and the band for making our wedding evening a blast!

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Lizz Willott

April 2, 2022

Amazing experience!

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Tom Albone

Sept. 4, 2020

We weren't able to have PoMP at our wedding due to UK coronavirus restrictions, however they were incredibly flexible in returning our deposit and we plan to hopefully use them in future when we renew our vows. Ben is very friendly and prompt with queries.

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Bradshaw Tony

Feb. 29, 2020

We could’ve have been happier with them. They were excellent. Polite, helpful, very professional and kept us entertained all night. We could not speak too highly of them and would recommend them without reservation.
They also play music for a disco too which worked well for us.

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FAQs

  • What kind of events do you usually serve?

    We usually play for private parties, weddings and community events.

  • Who are your previous clients?

    Outside of the festivals, we mostly play for private clients for weddings, concerts, events and conferences e.g. Lancaster University, Preston Harris Museum, Deco Publique, Mid Pennine Arts, Penrith Winter Droving, More Music and more...

  • Do you have your own PA and lighting?

    We provide professional PA and lighting. Always with an up to date PAT test.

  • How much space do you require?

    The band would prefer a space of 5m by 2m. For safe dancing we would expect no less than 10m by 5m.

  • How many breaks do you take? How long are they?

    We normally play two sets. Our sets normally last between 50 and 75 minutes. We require a 20minute break half-way through.

  • What style of music do you offer?

    “Price Of My Pig (a great name for a band) come from the North West England in the UK… a high octane folk/funk dance band who like to bring a little more life and energy to your average ceilidh, by introducing rhythms from disco, reggae, funk, afrobeat, ska into their mix of Irish, English and European folk tunes.” Folk Roots Radio

  • Is it possible to request something that's not in the repertoire?

    Absolutely - we have learned specific dance and music requests including music for first dances from Disney and Game of Thrones.

  • Do you do open-air acts?

    We are happy to play outdoors.

  • Do you include a caller?

    Absolutely. Our front man, Ben Farmer is an experienced and entertaining caller who will tailor the nights dances to the abilities of the dancers. Suitable for 5 to 85 (although we've had some 90+ year olds dancing to us too...)

Set List/Services

We play a variety of original and traditional music with many many names. Our dances include, but are not limited to:
The Gay Gordons
Dashing White Sergeant
Strip the Willow
Four Round Four
Horse's Bransle
Bottoms Up
Wring out the Dishrag
Lucky Seven
Cumberland Square Eight
Circle Waltz
Waves of Tory
OXO Reel
Ninepins
Circassian Circle
Walls of Limerick
Virginia Reel
Bridge of Athlone
Siege of Ennis
Small Potatoes
St Bernard's Waltz
Sweets of May
Tarantella
Rebecca's Roundabout
Westmorland Cottagers
Britania Two Setp
Chapelloise
Clopton Bridge
Flying Scotsman
Highland Barn Dance
Maggie's Mixer