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Tripping Upstairs at Bugle Horn, Bassingham
3rd generation accordionist playing scottish/irish ceilidhs/barn dances, brass band musician, cathedral layclerk, sword/rapper musician
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Booked for an Encore gig with less than 24 hours’ notice
This act has been working with Encore for over 6 years
Folk, Ceillidh, Traditional English folk, Traditional Irish folk, Traditional Scottish folk, French music, Italian music, Scottish music, Tango, Bavarian oompah, Easy listening, Light music, 1920s era music, 1930s era music, 1940s era music, Christmas, Military, Traditional church music, Ceilidh
Arranger, Composer, Instrumental teaching, Theory teaching
Geoff's Song list
Scottish dances would normally be
Strip the Willow
Canadian Barn Dance
Dashing White Sergeant
Boston Two Step
St. Bernard's Waltz
Eightsome Reel (short Version)
Orcadian Strip the Willow
Old Lang Syne
Otherwise we would include the likes of
Bridge of Athlone
and on request, Modern Waltzes, Quicksteps, Foxtrots, Military Twostep etc.
What if my timings change after I've booked you?
Everything is open to discussion. If travelling long distances, we prefer early start, early finish
Can you provide an iPod/DJ service before and between your sets?
We normally play some suitable "folky" music for any extended breaks. We do dances in twos and don't usually have a long break between sets. If you want to provide your own music for first dance etc. we can usually plug your ipod/phone into our pa. We are happy to advise on this.
How much time do you need to set up?
Can I pick the pieces you play from the set list?
Yes, we can discuss dance order. We usually play it by ear how the evening pans out.
Do you bring all the equipment you need to perform?
Yes. All we ask is to be able to see and 4 chairs without arms. We only need 1 power socket if playing amplified We can play acoustic - please discuss first.
Can you learn specific pieces before the event?
Yes - we will have a go. (If it will work with accordion)
Note: prices may vary based on travel distance. For an exact quote, click “Check availability”.
|Short performance (up to 15 min)||£35|
|Up to 1 hour||£130|
|Up to 2 hours||£150|
|Up to 3 hours||£170|
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