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Fiddlers Green
(6)

2 Piece Irish/Country Duo - 90 Minutes

Verified bookings: 6
2 X 45 Min or 3 X 30 min sets as standard. Energetic duo performing popular pub songs and fiddle tunes. A lively duo, consisting of Guitar/vocals and Fiddle, Playing popular Irish songs and fiddle tunes, or Country/Rockabilly. Available for all types of functions
From: £220 per event
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Ar Faoued
(4)

Ar Faoued - 4 Piece Acoustic Band - 2 x 45 Minutes

Ar Faoued is an acoustic music band (we have our own PA) featuring violin, guitar, Irish bouzouki, viola, percussion & vocals. We play a mix of original songs/tunes traditional songs/tunes & covers of songs by the likes of Paul Simon, U2, Elbow, Show of Hands, Jethro Tull, James Taylor, Damien Rice, The Waterboys & others. We have played at a number of festivals around Yorkshire & the East Midlands & have supported renowned stars of the folk scene, most recently Sally Barker's band & Bernard Wrigley.
From: £450 per event
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Back of the Bush
(3)

Ceilidh Duo Band - Up To 2.5 Hours

Verified bookings: 8
Many thanks for your enquiry. This quote is for the Ceilidh Duo and includes all equipment - PA and lighting (where needed), insurance etc. Ben is the primary caller for the night and has tons of experience calling for weddings and other events - over 350 weddings to date! Richard is our guitarist and singer and has amassed a broad repertoire following regular tours of the UK, Ireland and teaching rock and pop guitar! If you have any further enquiries please let us know and we'll get straight back to you.
From: £400 per event
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Trouble at t'Mill

Folk Duet (Guitarist/Vocalist with Multi-Instrumentalist/Vocalist)

Our base rate covers the following: 1 hour of high-quality live music A line-up of two musicians (1x guitarist/vocalist and 1x multi-instrumentalist/vocalist) Public Liability Insurance (if required) A timely arrival - 2hrs before the entertainment begins A full-range (1200W) professional sound system An eclectic mix of songs and tunes A little about us: We're a highly experienced, highly professional folk outfit. We have played gigs across the UK, including private and public events. We have a large repertoire of material to draw from - both modern and traditional - including Irish, Scottish, English, American and Canadian material. We're more than capable of providing a lively set that is guaranteed to get audiences dancing and singing. Alternatively, we have a wide range of light entertainment material that is perfect for dining, socialising, and mingling. This package includes two talented vocalists/instrumentalists. Our line-up will be: guitar, 2x vocalists, and a mixture of mandolin, fiddle and bodhran (depending on the piece being played!) Our arrangements are full of luscious vocal harmonies, jazz- and blues-inspired chord progressions, back by a driving rhythm guitar. We meld traditional and contemporary styles to breathe new life into traditional tunes and bring a new feel to some classic folk, country and Americana songs. If you're looking for a high-quality contemporary folk duo, with plenty of material to suit all tastes, then Trouble at t'Mill's duo package is sure to deliver. If you have any further queries, don't hesitate to get in touch. We look forward to hearing from you!
From: £300 per event
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Capstick Ceilidh Band
(10)

Lively Ceilidh Band With Caller - Until 11 pm

Verified bookings: 18
We are a traditional ceilidh band playing music from across the British Isles, Ireland and America. Our dances are accessible for every age and level of experience. We provide all our own PA equipment, have public liability insurance and have an experienced caller to explain the dances and ensure that all you have to worry about is enjoying yourself. The band will provide all the PA equipment and have Public Liability insurance. Generally we call 2-3 dances followed by a small break and this continues until the end of the ceilidh. If a longer interval is required, this can be timed to fit in with catering arrangements or preferences. However we are happy to fit in with any other performers or wishes of the organiser. Please let us know of any special requests as soon as possible and we will do our best to accommodate them.
From: £400 per event
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Another Artizan August

Contemporary Folk Pop 4 Piece Band - 2 Hours

Function band with YEARS of experience in playing weddings and functions across the UK. We are recently formed under a new name and image hence the lack of photos and recordings etc but these are due to come but if you get in contact then with we send you videos etc of us playing in other function bands. This includes 2 x 1 hour sets
From: £600 per event
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Shenanigans Irish Music Duo
(37)

Irish Music Duo 3X40 Minutes

Verified bookings: 71
Shenanigans Irish Music Duo, consist of Alan playing the Guitar and providing the vocals plus Steve on the fiddle. We are both accomplished musicians and provide a lively and varied evening of Traditional Irish Music ie Songs Jigs and Reels. Book Shenanigans you wont regret it. Below is a recommendation from a satisfied customer. Shenanigans, Alan and Steve were fantastic. Everyone at our party thoroughly enjoyed their outstanding performance. They are excellent musicians and Alan has a super voice for Irish songs, both soft and strong. Steve's fiddle playing was superb and complemented Alan's voice and guitar. They were happy to play requests from the audience and had a great interaction with the audience. We would definitely book them again as would most of the people present. As someone who goes to a lot of live music events I was really impressed. Book Shenanigans for a great night of entertainment, we all had a wonderful evening, thank you again Alan and Steve! Another satisfied customer below. "Our event was brilliant and I just wanted to let you know that the musicians “Shenanigans Irish Music Duo” were absolutely fantastic. The music was spot on – and they had everyone singing along with them. Everyone loved them and I would certainly book them again for any future functions."
From: £425 per event
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Shanks' Pony

4 piece festival style band - 2 x 1 Hour Sets

2 x 1hr sets with a break in between is standard, but can be negotiated. We are an energetic bunch, enjoying what we do, and love to get people up and dancing Shanks' Pony have been on the festival scene for a few years, playing at the smaller, family friendly festivals like Ey up mi duc, Something to smile about, Farmer Phil's and others They have a lot of original material, plus many party favourites to get people up and dancing. They have a large following on the festival scene.
From: £550 per event
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Triple Scotch Ceilidh Band

Triple Scotch Ceilidh Band With Dance Caller - Up To 3 Hours

Verified bookings: 6
The UK's finest ceilidh band available for weddings and private events. Breathtaking musical talent; clear, patient and cheerful dance calling; an excellent atmosphere full of energy; fifteen years' experience as a band, meaning we can always 'read the room' and make it work perfectly for you and your guests. We are always happy to fit in with your existing timings - we usually find that two 'sets' of dancing each lasting between 45 and 90 minutes will work well for any event, so we would usually play anywhere from 1.5 to 3 hours in total. We will work with you to make the right plan for your event. Unlike many bands on the circuit we only use a small pool of very talented musicians, and only commit to bookings where we can guarantee you'll have 'the A team.' So rest assured you'll be in safe hands whether you are a ceilidh novice or expert, and the sheer quality of the playing and calling is unrivalled.
From: £1250 per event
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Treebeard

Treebeard Celtic Folk-Rock Band - 3 x 45 Minutes

Verified bookings: 1
Treebeard play lively Celtic folk-rock, original, traditional & contemporary songs & tunes. We have our own (PAT tested) PA & lights & PLI & can play up to 3x45min sets to suit your needs. Treebeard have been a popular attraction on the pub, festival & beer festival circuit for many years now, with regular appearances at Sheffield, Derby, Tamworth, Newark, Stockport, Lincoln, Stoke & Barnsley festivals, as well as Earls Court for the Great British Beer Festival, and the Cropredy fringe. In 2017 the band played at Rockstock & Barrel, Holmfirth Folk Festival, Altrincham, Marlpool & Hope Valley Beer Festivals, Sheffield's Sharrow & Peace in the Park Festivals, Worrall, Festival8, Farmer Phil's, Solfest, Tramlines, Lancaster and Whitwell Festivals.
From: £400 per event
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John King
(36)

Folk Singer Singer & Guitarist - John King (SKU: PFSG)

Verified bookings: 107
John King is a charismatic singer/guitarist who performs a broad music selection that appeals to a wide range of ages and musical tastes. His set is customisable to your needs and can contain well-known rock, pop, folk and Scottish music depending on your preferences. (You can find a full song list attached.) John can perform up to three 45-minute sets. It’s also possible to add a curtain backdrop, lighting, background music played in between sets and an after-performance disco for only £100 extra.
From: £249 per event
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The Crutwells
(15)

Acoustic Duo With Guitar & Violin, Male & Female (Backing) Vocals - 2 x 45 Minutes

Verified bookings: 14
We provide our acoustic duo, acoustic guitar and violin with male and female (Backing) vocals. Acoustically remodelling many classic songs. We would love to play for you. We are fully insured and PAT tested. We have played all over the world. Say hi and see what we can do for you. Please read a little more about us. It wouldn’t be unfair to say The Crutwell’s have been around a bit (musically speaking, of course). Between them, Andi and Nico have procured recording and publishing deals, penned top UK Chart Hits for the BBC, written and produced for companies such as Fox USA, 19 Entertainment, Decca Records and Universal and toured with likes of The Pogues and The Stranglers… This doth make a fine brew! Now, their new guitar/violin duo is here to bring you a fantastic set of acoustically reinvented classics, utilising all their experience and swagger to sonically set your night on fire! Bringing both humour and professionalism, these guys are must for any venue that loves great a
From: £300 per event
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71 Folk Bands in York to request a quote from

Are you looking for a Folk Band in York, North Yorkshire? Our catalogue includes 71 acts available for hire in York. Among our top requested categories this month: wedding bands in London, jazz bands in London, string quartets in London, swing bands in London, DJ Hire London London, wedding venues in London.

Michael Mulholland Folk Band

Michael Mulholland

Available in York from £200
4 Verified bookings
1 Reviews:

Recent review: "Michael played at the drinks reception at my daughter's wedding. Many people commented how much they had enjoyed his performance and having a good live musician certainly added to the joyful atmosphere. I would not hesitate to recommend him to others."

Shenanigans Irish Music Duo Folk Band

Shenanigans Irish Music Duo

Available in York from £350
71 Verified bookings
37 Reviews:

Recent review: Very good duo, enjoyed by all who attended. The Irish theme was ideal for our At. Patrick's night.

Band in a Box Ceilidh Band Folk Band

Band in a Box Ceilidh Band

Available in York from ££250.00
1 Reviews:

About: We are a Duo Ceilidh Band doing Ceilidh's around the North East. We got together in February of this year 2017 and have had five gigs already this month with more in the pipeline, we appear to be ve…

Capstick Ceilidh Band Folk Band

Capstick Ceilidh Band

Available in York from £400
18 Verified bookings
10 Reviews:

Recent review: Great band, really friendly and accommodating of our needs, everyone had a great time, making it really memorable, would recommend for a birthday party!

Butler & Torres (acoustic duo) Folk Band

Butler & Torres (acoustic duo)

Available in York from £200
8 Verified bookings
6 Reviews:

Recent review: Torres and Butler aka Mike and Leo are fabulous! From the moment I contacted them through Poptop they worked with us to make Nick's 50th birthday party a real success. They tailored their sets to our preferences and even learnt a couple of new songs. Communication with them was really easy and they arrived on the night all set to go. The party was organised chaos and Mike and Leo joined in with gusto, dealing with giddy six year olds, heckling teens and 40 somethings behaving badly. It was ace and in the last week's recounting of the night all our friends have said how good they were. We would whole heartedly recommend them and need to find another excuse for a good shindig that they can play at!

The Empire States Folk Band

The Empire States

Available in York from £enquire
1 Reviews:

About: The Empire States are a Leeds-based Country duo, specialising in covers. With a combination of Banjo, Acoustic Guitar and Vocals, they fuse traditional American Folk influences with modern pop and so…

Mak and Flo Folk Band

Mak and Flo

Available in York from £100

About: Mak and Flo are an acoustic act, with gorgeous harmonies, keyboard and acoustic guitar that can fit into any atmosphere. Both 23 years olds have recently graduated from Leeds College of Music and lo…

Cat & Mac Acoustics Folk Band

Cat & Mac Acoustics

Available in York from £320

About: Available for weddings, parties and events covering everything from Oldies, Jazz, Soul, Pop & Folk to Top 40 with an innovative twist. With 4 years performing together frequently they have an extensi…

Kibitz Folk Band

Kibitz

Available in York from £500.00

About: Kibitz are a 6 piece band from Leeds performing energetic and soulful music taking inspiration from the melodies of traditional Jewish wedding Klezmer music and Eastern European folk tunes, tinged w…

Behan's Footsteps Folk Band

Behan's Footsteps

Available in York from £400.00

About: Behan's footsteps are a pair of brothers based in west Yorkshire who specialise in Celtic folk music. They generally work as a violin and accordion duo but also with one of them able to swap to guita…

Bracken Rigg Band Folk Band

Bracken Rigg Band

Available in York from £100.00

About: Bracken Rigg Band have been established for over 45 years so are extremely experienced in organising wedding ceilidhs. We are a specialist Scottish band playing borders, Irish and English repertoire …

Gary Nock Folk Band

Gary Nock

Available in York from £250+VAT
115 Verified bookings
41 Reviews:

Recent review: "Gary came and performed for us at our Valentines Day afternoon tea this week and we couldn't have asked for better entertainment. We have a wide age range of service users which can be challenging to cater for but Gary played hits across the decades that suited all and everyone had a great afternoon. The feedback from our service users and staff has been excellent! In the lead up to the event Gary was very responsive and helpful with regards to a few issues we had our end. A pleasure to work with, we look forward to welcoming him back in the future!"

Triple Scotch Ceilidh Band Folk Band

Triple Scotch Ceilidh Band

Available in York from £900
6 Verified bookings

About: Triple Scotch are a professional ceilidh band based in the North West of England, who are available for hire at wedding receptions, parties, fundraisers and corporate events throughout the UK and bey…

Dr Butler's Hatstand Medicine Band Folk Band

Dr Butler's Hatstand Medicine Band

Available in York from £250.00
5 Verified bookings
1 Reviews:

Recent review: What can I say, they were amazing. Great communication in the lead up made it very easy to organise. Looking forward to seeming them play again sometime soon hopefully. Thanks so much.

Bobbing Joe ceilidh band Folk Band

Bobbing Joe ceilidh band

Available in York from £650
5 Verified bookings
2 Reviews:

Recent review: Bobbing Joe were brilliant. Great musicians, really friendly. Everyone loved them.

The Grinnigogs Folk Band

The Grinnigogs

Available in York from £500

About: The Grinnigogs play Medieval, Tudor, Edwardian and Victorian music. For over thirty years The Grinnigogs have surprised, delighted and entertained audiences all over the world. Playing exciting, upli…

Treebeard Folk Band

Treebeard

Available in York from £300
1 Verified bookings

About: Treebeard have been a popular attraction on the pub, festival & beer festival circuit for many years now, with regular appearances at Sheffield, Derby, Tamworth, Newark, Stockport, Lincoln, Stoke & B…

Cobblers Jig Ceilidh Band Folk Band

Cobblers Jig Ceilidh Band

Available in York from £400

About: An experienced three piece ceilidh/barndance band; accordian/caller, guitar, and mandolin. Great fun for weddings, private parties, fundraiser events. Suitable for all levels of dancing expertise, in…


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