The Fairgreen Ceilidh Band

Norwich, Norfolk
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We are an experienced and lively 4-piece Ceilidh Band - (dreary folk not allowed - only the best folk tunes in our opinion!) The band consists of fiddle, fiddle/recorde, banjo/mandolin/guitar/vocals, bass guitar & dance caller/guitar/mandolin. We play foot stomping lively folk music from the British Isles, Europe and the Colonies ~ fer a dancin and a prancin - all kinds of fun easy dances, guaranteed to bring all generations together at Weddings, Festivals, Parties etc

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Pamela capel

June 7, 2019

The band were excellent music great and friendly nice people .I would definitely recommend Fairgeen .



  • Please, describe your act or business in on sentence:

    Ceilidh or barndance fun and frolic on the dancefloor.

  • What are the highlights of your career?

    Playing a midnight Ceilidh in Norwich Cathedral & Headline on the acoustic stage at Trunchonbury Festival.

  • What is your competitive advantage (special features)?

    Lively music and dance executed by quality musicians.

  • What kind of events do you usually serve?

    Weddings, Birthday Parties, Anniversaries, Festivals, Corporate, Village Events, Food and Drink Events, Burns Night

  • How can event planners pay for your services?

    Bank Transfer

  • How long do you play for?

    We do 2 called ceilidh dance sets, each about 75 minutes long with a 20 to 30 minute break in between. We can also play background instrumentals from the trad folk repertoire.

  • Do you have your own PA and lighting?

    We use quality sound equipment - RCF ART715iA or RCF 12in speakers, Allen Heath mixer and various lighting from Equinox and ADJ.

  • Do you have Public Liability Insurance and PAT tested equipment?

    Yes up to 10,000,000 and PAT tested equipment.

  • How much space do you require?

    The space we require is about 3m x 10m

  • My favourite tune is not on your list. Will you be able to play it?

    Given enough notice we'll consider learning particular tunes - it would depend on the complexity.

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

    20 to 30 mins between 75 minute ceilidh sets.

Set List/Services

All the usual dances: Strip the Willow, Dashing White Sergeant, Galopede, Buttered Peas, Cumberland Square 8 - Grande Chain, Sausage Machine, Gay Gordons, Boston Tea Party, Bridge of Athlone - a large varied repertoire to suit any occasion.