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Ceilidh Bands in the UK

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5(21 reviews)
• 27 bookings

'Wraggle Taggle' Traditional Ceilidh Band & Caller

Wraggle Taggle are a professional award-winning and talented band traditional Ceilidh band with many years of experience.

 
from £727 / per event
4.83(12 reviews)
• 11 bookings

'Newick Folk' Authentic Ceilidh Band & Caller

This three piece ceilidh band and caller are a terrific addition to any event and provides lively, authentic Scottish entertainment.

 
from £510 / per event
5(28 reviews)
• 67 bookings

Dance the Night Away with the Ceilidh Band 'Blag'

Blag are a lively, fun, and hugely experienced Ceilidh band that will keep you on your toes all night: dancing, mixing and laughing.

 
from £690 / per event
5(12 reviews)
• 24 bookings

"Shenanigan Ceilidh Band"

This is an ideal celebration entertainment for all guests to get to know each other in a light-hearted way.

 
from £600 / per event
5(9 reviews)
• 10 bookings

'Phil Preen' Traditional Ceilidh Band & Dance Caller

No matter the special occasion, a traditional Ceilidh or barn dance band will entertain you and your guests with brilliant Scottish, English, American and Irish music.

 
from £500 / per event
5(3 reviews)
• 11 bookings

'Bass Rock' Band Play Toe-Tapping Ceilidh Tunes

Your guests will be in safe hands, even if complete ceilidh novices. As experienced ceilidh dance callers we will guide them step by step through the most popular dances!

 
from £1050 / per event
5(11 reviews)
• 4 bookings

Annasach Ceilidh Band Providing Energetic Vibrant Sound

We have a solid reputation, providing an energetic vibrant sound to entertain your guests at your special event.

 
from £855 / per event
5(10 reviews)
• 13 bookings

'Kingsfolk' For an Exciting Ceilidh Experience

With Kingsfolk you are going to get an evening of brilliant, live music and a caller who will encourage everyone up onto the dance floor. Everyone will have lots of fun.

 
from £480 / per event
5(5 reviews)
• 12 bookings

'Two Left Feet' Ceilidh Band & Caller with a Varied Repertoire

We have a large and varied repertoire of music and dances that includes Scottish, Irish, English and Welsh music and dance. We also play American reels if you require a Hoe-Down.

 
from £650 / per event
5(6 reviews)
• 24 bookings

Dancing Feet Ceilidh Band - Scottish Duo With Live Looping

Multi-instrumentalist Ceilidh Duo who use live looping to create full band sound, energetic and lively music, combined with great calling to ensure a full dance floor!

 
from £500 / per event
5(8 reviews)
• 3 bookings

The Best Barn Dance with 'A2 Barn Dance' Band

We want you to have the time of your lives and we're committed to making this the best barn dance you've ever been to.

 
from £650 / per event
4.94(17 reviews)
• 22 bookings

'Kellys Heroes' The Craic with a Ceilidh

Our emphasis is on fun and all we need is for you and your guests to get up and have a go - the result will be a floor full of smiling, laughing faces!

 
from £880 / per event
4.50(2 reviews)
• 12 bookings

Elie Rees Ceilidh Band with Experience Caller

Ceilidh/Barn dance band. 3 musicians & a caller teaching the dances includes well known folk artists & experienced ceilidh players. Gorgeous music, great caller for a fun, hassle-free event.

 
from £850 / per event
5(7 reviews)
• 5 bookings

'Pipley' Barn Dance & Ceilidh Band with Caller

Pipley, a 7 piece band with a caller, runs entertaining barn dances and ceilidhs, suitable for all ages. The buzzword is FUN! Whatever you are planning, expect a lively, memorable event.

 
from £300 / per event
No reviews yet
• No bookings

'The Haggis Chasers' Scottish Ceilidh Band

Performing together for over 15 years bringing an exciting and energetic ceilidh experience to our customers without losing our heritage and roots in Traditional Scottish Dance-Band Music.

 
from £1000 / per event
4.86(51 reviews)
• 67 bookings

'Black Velvet' Ceilidh Band

Ceilidh, ceili, barn dance or hoedown? Black Velvet Band is simply the best! Expect top quality musicianship and a specialist dance-caller who will make sure you have a great time!

 
from £595 / per event

Reviews for Ceilidh Bands in the UK

Read verified reviews from real clients, who booked with Poptop in the UK

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Jill W
• 28 May 2022

Booked with Poptop

As a result of Covid there were many date changes. So it was great my booking was honoured when we were allowed to return to having events. Although not the original DJ, Ben King was extremely good. …
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Matt B
• 15 October 2022

Booked with Poptop

Booking Blag to perform at our anniversary event was a fantastic decision and I would recommend them to anybody. They were professional, friendly and related well to the partygoers. A hgh standard of…
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Karen V
• 01 October 2022

Booked with Poptop

So delighted to have Heavenly Crepes with me for my 60th Birthday celebration. Kaz was so polite, helpful and professional, and I will be recommending Heavenly Crepes wherever I can. The crepes were …
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Neil D
• 20 July 2019

Booked with Poptop

We hired Dancing Feet for our wedding in July. Since then, we've had so many compliments from guests who were so impressed with the band. Not only was their playing, dance calling and energy absolute…
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Jo-Anne E
• 06 November 2021

Booked with Poptop

Great night, band were brilliant and the caller, Mary made the evening,! Easy, friendly, clear instruction. Enjoyed by all, the youngest, the eldest and all the ones (who had a one too many) in-betwe…
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Emma M
• 09 October 2021

Booked with Poptop

We had a joint 50th & 80th birthday party. Black Velvet were fantastic. Great musicians and made the Barn dance run smoothly. We had ages from 5 to 80 and they tailored everything perfectly. Made it …

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is a ceilidh band?

A ceilidh band is a versatile group of professionals that can perform both traditional folk songs and contemporary pop chart covers. This group will frequently have a vocalist on board, a guitarist, and a caller, and they can play pop song headlining sets interspersed with ceilidh dance. This kind of band is excellent for occasions where the audience's age range is diverse. Ceilidh band combines traditional folk music with energetic traditional and contemporary Scottish music, Irish songs, and lively English songs.

How much is a UK ceilidh band for hire?

The price to hire a ceilidh band in the UK varies depending on how many musicians are in the group. Depending on the size of the band you select, a ceilidh band on Poptop will charge you anything from £300 to £1,920 for an event. Travel costs and other extra services are some of the elements that affect the price. Visit Poptop's website to view a customised list of ceilidh bands near you and to request a quick price for your event once you input your event’s details.

How much time in advance should I book a ceilidh band?

We advise making reservations as early as possible, ideally as soon as you've reserved your venue. Our ceilidh bands for hire require that you book their services at least a day before your event. Others recommend you send in your booking two days before your event. Regardless, it is important that you secure your booking before your event to prevent any disappointment, especially during festivities when most bands are busy. Also, always make sure to secure your booking with a deposit.