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Kingsfolk

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About Kingsfolk

This band has been bringing parties to life all over London and the South East with their exciting music and their professional touch.
Ceilidh band
South Croydon
Public liability insurance of £5 million

Kingsfolk has been providing quality music for ceilidhs and barn dances for more than 13 years. Our typical line-up includes accordion, violin, drums and bass, and we have a busy diary of events which include weddings, birthday parties and fundraising events. The traditional folk tunes we play are described as full-on and vibrant. It is just the kind of sound to liven up a party and get people onto the dance floor.

Musicianship
Genres:
Ceilidh, Folk, Traditional Scottish folk, Traditional Irish folk, Traditional English folk
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Event types:
Wedding, Charity event, New Year's Eve, Birthday party, Burns night, Private event, Corporate event
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Song list

The Galopede
Winster Galop
Brighton Camp
Kemp’s Jig
The OXO Reel
Rakes of Mallow
Buffalo Girls
Buffalo Girls Reel
Gay Gordons
The Bonnie Lass of Fyvie or Marie’s Wedding/Scotland the Brave.
St.Bernard’s Waltz
Skye Boat Song
Coming ‘Round the Mountain
Bobby Shaftoe medley
Grand Circle Dance
Cock of the North
Dashing White Sergeant
The Flying Scotsman
Farewell to Whisky Reel
Cumberland Reel
Buttered Peas
English Polka
French Peasant Dance
Le Ruban Bleu
Lucky Seven
The Rogues March
Old Swan Gallop
Connaught Man’s Rambles
Sausage Machine
Scottish Dance
Strip the Willow
Whistling Rufus
Cumberland Square Eight
Athol Highlanders
Witches Reel
Davy Davy Knick-Knack
Goathland Square Eight
Heel Toe Polka
One, two, three four five / Belfast Polka Medley
Canadian Barn Dance
Shetland Two Step/Consider Yourself
Boston Tea Party
Eightsome Reel
De’ll Among the Tailors
Borrowdale Exchange
The Fairy Dance
Lars Hokpers Vals
Mrs. Saggs
Irish Medley
The Cliffe Hornpipe
The Returned Yank
Dennis Murphy’s Polka
Pugwash - Sailor’s Hornpipe
Sea Shanties
Bonnie Dundee
Mason’s Apron / The Keel Row
Hut on Staffin Island
Waldegger
Leah’s Waltz
Rocky Road to Dublin
Marie’s Wed. / Scot the Brave
The Leaving of Liverpool
Cotton Eye Joe
Bluebell Polka
A Bunch of Thyme
Song of the Clyde
Down by the Sally Gardens
Whisky in the Jar
Let Him Go, Let Him Tarry
When You’re Smiling
Coming Through the Rye
My Love is like a Red, Red …
Loch Lomond
Ye Banks and Braes
Will Ye No Come Back Again
Auld Lang Syne
Westering Home
Mull of Kintyre
If You Ever go to Ireland
Galway Bay
Molly Molone
She Moved through the Fair
The Rose of Tralee
The Flower of Magherally
Londonderry Air – Danny Boy
Nut Brown Maiden
I’ll Take You Home Again K …
The Black Velvet Band
Tipperary - Pack up your …
Fiery Clock Face Medley
Virginia Reel
Soldier’s Joy
Customer questions

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

It is inevitable that schedules have to be adjusted at the last minute and we will always try and fit in with whatever the host wants on the night. If there is a good atmosphere at the time we are due to finish we will often play for a bit longer, but if the party finishes more than half an hour after the agreed time, we may charge extra.

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

Yes, when we have set up our equipment we usually play appropriate music on an iPod. We also have a selection of Irish and Scottish music which we play during the break.

How much time do you need to set up?

Provided we have access to the performance space, we only need about half and hour to set everything up. We may then spend between 10 - 15 minutes sound checking the instruments. We try to arrive about an hour and a half before the ceilidh is due to start, to make sure we have time to set up properly.

Do you provide a caller?

Yes, we always include a caller when we go to an event. The people who call the dances are all members of Kingsfolk and they are very experienced at engaging with people and making them feel at ease. The will walk-through the dances so that everyone will know what to do.

Prices

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

Standard Prices
Performance durationPrice
Up to 1 hour£650
Up to 2 hours£750
Up to 3 hours£850

Reviews

From customers:

Helen B, 9 years ago

"The atmosphere you helped to create was amazing! The whole day truly was the greatest day of our lives. Thank you for helping to create some 'Magic Moments' that will stay with us forever"

Astrid S, 10 years ago

I also would like to thank you for providing us with a lovely night, especially so last minute, we couldn't have done it without you. I will be passing on your details to next years social secretary so we will hopefully see you soon. Astrid - London

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