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Roisin Ban

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About Roisin Ban

Ceilidh band
Public liability insurance of £1 million
Roisin Ban are a trad Irish Celtic folk & ceili band. The line up is a trio of fiddle/mandola, melodeon, guitar/flute, &vocals + caller

Roisin Ban is an acoustic traditional Celtic/Irish Folk & Ceili band. We bring our own PA & soundman so the full band would be 4. Our soundman is also our caller for Ceilis, so for wedding functions etc we can do a combination of some ceili dances along with songs & instrumental items to suit the occasion. Our instrumental line up is: Chris Dyson - band leader, fiddle, octave mandola, vocals Gordon Tyrrall - flute, guitar, vocals Paddy Heffron - melodeon, vocals, sean nos dance (old style Irish dance) Barry Evans - caller, soundman. For a concert type spot the band play a mixture on instrumental items, mostly Irish ie jigs, reels, waltzes & more with a range of folky songs from Ireland, Scotland & England. Roisin Ban is a very accomplished, professional band, well respected on the UK folk scene, having performed at numerous folk festivals in the UK.

Performance details
We can perform outdoors
We have vehicles we can use to travel to gigs
We require car parking close to venues
Our equipment is PAT tested
We own a PA system
Folk, Ceilidh, Folk rock, Traditional Irish folk, Traditional Scottish folk
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Event types:
Wedding, Wedding proposal, Funeral / Memorial service, Church service, Hotel / Restaurant event, Bar / Club / Venue 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

Paddy Burgers
Worcester City
Bobby Caseys
Rocks of Bawn
Cropper Lads
Ramblin Rover
Devaneys reel set
Polka set
Pills of White Mercury
Innis Sheer
Susan Cooper reel set
Skye set
O Carolans set
Call the Yows
Railway Boy
Bretton set
Tippin up to Nancy
Ormond set


From customers:

Mary H, 1 year ago

Thank you and the band Chris. You were fantastic. It was extra nice to have the band play for the dancers which you did so well.

Mary H, 2 years ago

Hi Chris, Thanks again for the music and ceilli for James and Daisy’s Wedding. I am arranging a Fund raising Ceilli for Leeds Irish Health and Homes to be held on Saturday 11th November. at Immaculate heart Church Hall. Would you and the band and caller be able to play for us?

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