Barndance & Ceilidh Bands

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Barn Dance Bands or Ceilidh Bands are a really popular choice for rustic weddings and they bring everyone together whatever their age! They make for a fun and sociable evening and are a great ice-breaker when guests don't know each other.

Wedding Barn Dance Bands will include a dance caller who will organise everyone into lines or circles and teach everyone how to perform the set dances.

Don't worry if only a handful of your guests know how to Spin the Willow or Do-Si-Do their partner - the caller will show everyone what to do.

Barn Dance Bands and Ceilidh Bands can offer English, Scottish Welsh and Irish music and usually consist of fiddles, accordions, guitars and maybe whistles/flutes, banjos, mandolins.

Get your check shirts and cowboy hats out for an American Mid-West style Hoedown where guests are organised in a similar manner with a live band (this is not the same as square dancing or line dancing).

Barn Dance Bands will usually do 2 or 3 sets of organised dancing and some may offer a 3rd set of tunes without the caller giving your guests a chance to rest their feet and catch up with friends and family.

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  • Fiddlers Green picture
    This Irish band are a versatile, successful and popular ceilidh and barn dance band available for weddings and party bookings throughout the South East.
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    Fiddlers Green
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    Price From £600

  • Ultimate Ceilidh Experience picture
    This Northern Ireland Ceilidh Band are a 4-6 piece band based in County Antrim and County Tyrone specialising in Scottish Ceilidhs for weddings and events.
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    Ultimate Ceilidh Expe...
    Based in Antrim
    Price From £480

  • Keltika picture
    This Irish band are based in Nottingham and are available for weddings and events across the Midlands and beyond and can be booked with a caller for Ceilidhs.
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    Based in Nottinghamshir...
    Price From £495

  • The Devon Ceilidh Band picture
    This Devon based barn dance & ceilidh band consists of 4 musicians and a caller playing an upbeat mix of Scottish, Irish, Celtic, & English dance music.
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    The Devon Ceilidh Ban...
    Based in Devon
    Price From £845

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    This Co Cork wedding band group play an exciting mix of traditional and contemporary Irish folk music dominated by the mystical sounds of the Uilleann pipes.
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    The Tradition
    Based in Cork
    Price From £900

  • Waxies Jig picture
    Guaranteed to get your toes tapping & feet dancing, this young energetic band specialise in traditional Irish, English, Celtic & Eastern European folk music.
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    Waxies Jig
    Based in East Sussex
    Price From £690

  • Strictly Ceilidh picture
    This unique Sussex ceilidh act are able to produce a full sound with only 2 musicians making them a very affordable option - also available with a "caller"
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    Strictly Ceilidh
    Based in East Sussex
    Price From £425

  • The Northern Traditional Wedding Band picture
    This trio provide the very finest Irish traditional, liturgical & light classical music for your wedding ceremony, drinks reception, dinner and evening function
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    The Northern Traditio...
    Based in Antrim
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  • The Whiskey Chasers picture
    Looking for a high energy non-stop Ceilidh band in Dorset or the surrounding area? Then they’ll keep tunes fast, songs exciting and dances great fun!
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    The Whiskey Chasers
    Based in Dorset
    Price From £525

  • The Sweets of May picture
    This East Anglia folk band performs traditional music for ceilidhs and barn dances, using a wide selection of wonderful tunes and dances to suit everyone.
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    The Sweets of May
    Based in Norfolk
    Price From £775

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