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Backroom Band

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About Backroom

We are The Backroom Band from the Aberystwyth area . We have been performing ceilidhs since 1985 so have lots of experience !
Fiddler
Aberystwyth

Performing ceilidhs since 1985 Various formats . Currently fiddle , harp , Cittern , Uilean Pipes and Bi Lingual Caller

Performance details
I can perform outdoors
I have a car I can use to travel to gigs
I require car parking close to venues
I own a PA system
Musicianship
Genres:
Ceilidh, Traditional Irish folk, Traditional Scottish folk, Welsh folk, Traditional English folk, Folk
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Instruments:
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Event types:
Wedding, Corporate event, Funeral / Memorial service, Church service, Hotel / Restaurant event, Bar / Club / Venue event
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Other skills:
Fluent sight-reader
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Song list

Songs
Step it out Mary
Banks of Red Roses
Rattlin’ roarin’ Willie
I’ll tell me ma
Fields of Athenry
Farewell to the Gold
Doffing Mistress
Sweet Thames
Raglan Road
Twa Corbies
Tunes
Farewell to Erin
Lucy campbell
Customer questions

What do your clients love most about your performances?

Great music and experienced caller

Which venues have you performed at in the past?

Too many to mention !

Which artists have you been most influenced by?

Traditional music .

What is the most high profile gig you've performed?

All weddings ...... are high profile .

What if my timings change after I've booked you?

We always try our best to be flexible to ensure your event is a success .

Can you provide an iPod/DJ service before and between your sets?

We can provide music in between sets

How much time do you need to set up?

We need approx one hour to set up , tune the instruments etc

Can I pick the pieces you play from the set list?

We play a set list of tunes etc

Do you bring all the equipment you need to perform?

We bring our own PA system , instruments etc .

Can you learn specific pieces before the event?

We play a set list but may be able to play something given plenty of notice .

Prices

Note: prices may vary based on travel distance. For an exact quote, click “Check availability”.

Standard Prices
Performance durationPrice
Short performance (up to 15 min)£500
Up to 1 hour£550
Up to 2 hours£600
Up to 3 hours£600
Packages
Wedding ceremony
This includes music before the service begins, music during the signing of the register, and music as guests leave.
£250
Available services
Ceremony’s
+£250
Backroom Band
+£250

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Georgia O, 1 year ago

On behalf of the BSAVA Cymru committee I would like to say a big thank you to the Backroom Band for providing the fantastic ceilidh at Hen Goleg on Friday evening . Everyone enjoyed the dancing and it really got people mingling and added to the great atmosphere . My leg muscles are still paying for it but it was worth it !! Very Best Wishes Georgia

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Rebecca P, 2 years ago

Just wanted to say a HUGE thank you to you and the band for last Saturday , We all thoroughly enjoyed . We will definitely be recommending you and perhaps booking you for our village in the near future .