Adam Courthold

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Drummer primarily on the folk scene, although like & play many genres. Main drummer for 'Random' English Ceilidh band.
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Adam has been playing drums from 1992, now the drummer for Random, an ceilidh band from the Oxfordshire, along with other folk bands across the country as a drummer for one of gigs or a backup drummer for other bands. Adam has grown up in the folk world and learning to dance from a young age from his parents who meet dancing and his dad being a caller. Which lead to Adam being talent spotted and asked to join 'The National Youth Folklore Troupe of England' (NYFTE), dancing and playing for the team.

Adam's Reviews

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Band L
5 years ago

Hi Adam, Thanks so much for playing - we enjoyed working with you and will definitely let you know if more come up. Thanks Emily

Band L
2 years ago

Hi Adam, Great to work with you again and sounded great. Thanks Emily

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This act has been working with Encore for over 6 years

Adam's Song list

Waiting for a partner
The Kesh
Upton on Severn
Mr Crow’s jig
Wobbly Cat
Sewing the Leaf
Rig a jig
Mopping the Cedar
The Nipper
Idle Hawk
The Engine
Well Hung Turkey
Weasel in the Grass
Woodland Revels
The Alexandria
Horses Brawl
Mount Hills
Curry in the Mendips
Dark Girl dressed in Blue
Staten Island
The Sloe
Bonny Kate
The Cruel Wars
Rose of Lisieux
All funked up
Know where to go
Alexandra Park
Rochdale Nutters
Time will End
Dominic Street
Bacup Nutters
Off to California
The Linehope Lope
Mad Moll
You're Absolutely Gorgeous
Lemmy Brasil's Hornpipe no. 2
The Bog Road
Tom o Leary’s
Comb Your Hair and Curl it
The Pate Stomper
10.30 to Mallaig
Easter Lilies
Haste to the Civil Ceremony
Sue’s Surprise
New House Jig
Someone Else’s Jig
Once Removed

Adam's Prices

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Standard Prices
Performance durationPrice
Short performance (up to 15 min)£150
Up to 1 hour£160
Up to 2 hours£180
Up to 3 hours£200
Folk, Folk rock, Ceilidh, Traditional English folk
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Event types:
Private event, Wedding, Bar / Club / Venue event, Corporate event, Concert, Recording session, Theatre / Show, Birthday party, Christmas party, New Year's Eve
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Other skills:
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