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About Galopede! Ceilidh Band

An exciting and upbeat ceilidh band comprised of professional folk musicians, serving the Midlands, and beyond!
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A new ceilidh project brought to you by harmonica legend Will Pound, the astrophysical Tim Cunningham on fiddle, the spectacular caller Clare Watters, and the 14 strings of Adam Beresford-Browne on guitar and mandolin.

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
Encore awards
4th Encoreversary
Ceilidh, Folk, Traditional Irish folk, Traditional Scottish folk, Traditional English 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

We are a ground of multi-discipline musicians who have a wide love of music in all forms. Please ask us for specific songs and we will learn them for you. We can also write music for you if requested.
We regularly play English, Irish, Scottish, Shetland, Scandinavian and French folk music for our dances, and would be happy to specialise if required. We can also learn new music for your event if provided information in good time.
In the past we have been specifically asked for the following;
Previously requested themes:
Scottish-only music/dances
Irish-only music
Previously requested dances:
Strip The Willow
Dashing Sargeant
Previously requested songs:
Galway Girl
Burn’s Night songs (Robbie Burn’s words set to music)
Irish Rover
Wagon Wheel


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

Standard Prices
Performance durationPrice
Up to 1 hour£900
Up to 2 hours£900
Up to 3 hours£900


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Jean S, 1 year ago

Adam and his colleagues were a delight - so friendly and excellent players. They created a great atmosphere and all our guests had a wonderful time. Would thoroughly recommend them for your ceilidh or barn dance.

From other customers:

Adam, 4 years ago

Thanks to Pablo Aguera for videography at our fund-raiser. We're all looking forward to seeing the results

Adam, 4 years ago

Congratulations to Linda Pound for the winning band name suggestion: Galopede. One bottle of bubbly on it's way to you!

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