Contemporary folk band


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Contemporary folk band
Performance details
We can perform outdoors
We have vehicles we can use to travel to gigs
We own a PA system
Folk, Ceilidh, Traditional English folk, Traditional Scottish folk, Traditional Irish folk
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Contemporary folk band, Traditional English folk group, Traditional Irish folk group, Traditional Scottish folk group, Folk fusion band, Acoustic duo
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Event types:
Bar / Club / Venue event, Wedding, Wedding proposal, Funeral / Memorial service, Church service, Hotel / Restaurant event, Private event, Corporate event, Charity event, Concert, Recording session, Theatre / Show, Cruise, Burns night, Birthday party, Christmas party, New Year's Eve
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Song list

We perform a range of folk inspired instrumental and vocal pieces drawing upon both traditional and modern styles.
Here is a list of some of the songs we perform:
Johnny, Lovely Johnny- trad
Jolene- Dolly Parton
Spencer the Rover- trad
Heartbeats- Jose Gonzalez
Fare Thee Well-trad
Galway Girl- Ed Sheeran
Go Lassie Go- trad
Customer questions

Do you have different line-up options?

Yes, we can perform as a duo or trio. We are also available as a ceilidh band with 5 musicians and a caller.

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

We understand that sometimes timings have to be altered so let us know in advance and we will do our best to make any necessary changes.

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

We have an extensive playlist of folk music which can be used during any performance breaks/during set up/ or as and when during the event at no extra cost.

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

We are open to discuss particular pieces you would like us to play and will try our best to adapt our performance to suit your individual needs. We play both upbeat and more relaxed/background music.

Can you learn song requests before the event?

If there is a special song you'd like us to learn we are happy to do this for you. There is a fee of £30 for this service to take into account rehearsal times etc.

Which artists have you been most influenced by?

The Fretless Ten Strings and a Goat Skin Cara Dillon Blazin' Fiddles


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

Standard Prices
Performance durationPrice
Up to 1 hour£320
Up to 2 hours£640
Up to 3 hours£960