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Barn dance band for hire. Book a ceilidh band covering Essex, London, Hertfordshire, Suffolk, Cambridge, Norfolk & South East.

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Biography - About us

Hiring a barn dance band is a great way to bring people together. They are a popular choice for wedding entertainment as there are two sides of a family that need to get to know each other. With everyone 'in the same boat' it quickly removes barriers.

This barn dance band are incredibly popular and have performed across the UK and Europe at both large and small events including weddings, parties, festivals and celebrations. Their traditional folk dance music is the highest quality and their caller will walk everyone though the dances first so don't worry if you've never tried it before. Their three piece line-up is the most popular option but can be slimmed down to a duo or expanded to a four piece if required (by adding a fiddle). Typically they would provide two sets of an hours music so they work very well with our 'Silver' disco option (ask about out combination rate). Watch the video and imagine your guests having this much fun! 

What we do and FAQ's

How long does it take you to set up?
About an hour

How much performance space do you need?
Width: 5m x Depth:2m

Are you happy to perform outside?
Yes, as long as there is a covered area for us to perform under.

Can you learn requests or a first dance?
Not normally as we play the traditional favourites that we know work well.

How long do you play for?
Usually 2 sets of an hour

Do you provide your own lighting?
Usually the house lights are on for people to see where they are going so we don't use/provide any.

What do you do during your break(s)
We can provide suitable background music via an iPod or hand over to a disco.

My venue has a sound limiter – is that a problem?
These are never a problem and we regularly work in venues with sound limiters.

Where are you based?
Based in Lincolnshire but covering entire South East and beyond

Repertoire - the music/songs we play

We've a wide repertoire of ceilidh and barn dance and are happy to play and teach specifically requested dances with prior notice. Our repertoire includes favourites such The Gay Gordons, Dashing White Sergeant and Strip the Willow.

Testimonials and reviews

"Thanks for providing the perfect entertainment for our wedding anniversary.  The music was really great and your dance calling made us all feel at home and want to join in.  Thanks so much to you and the band"
Mrs Newton, Wedding Anniversary Party, Ware, Hertfordshire

"Just a quick note to thank you for playing at Joanne and my wedding. All the guests said how much they enjoyed what you did and that it was great to have something that got everybody joining in.  We really appreciated all your efforts to make our evening really memorable."
Mr Wilmott, Wedding, Cressing Temple Barns, Essex

".......we had such a great time with you all, fab music and the way you got everybody dancing including the children was just brilliant."
Miss Fielding, Birthday party, Ipswich, Suffolk

"Please pass on my warmest thank to the rest of the band. Many people commented not only the high quality of your music but also on your professionalism.  Your efforts helped provide an excellent finish to the evening."
Flt. Lt. MacRitchie, Burns Night, RAF Waddington, Lincolnshire

"Just wanted to say thanks again for playing for us on Saturday. Everybody is still talking about what a great night it was and I'm sure we'll remember it for a long time. You were so patient teaching us all the dance moves and it really was a lot of fun. Please pass on our thanks to your band mates as well......"
Mrs Benfield, Themed Barn Dance, Impington, Cambridgeshire

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