Traditional English Folk Groups available to hire in Edinburgh

Hire a traditional english folk group in Edinburgh for your event today. Whether you're planning a wedding, party, concert or event, we have 18 of the most professional acts for you to choose from. All of the groups shown below can travel and are available in Edinburgh.

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From£480
Traditional english folk groupLancaster(133 mi)

“A surprising blend of grooves with a dash of English, Irish and Breton material."

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From£640
Traditional english folk groupUnited Kingdom(40 mi)

Winners of the Radio 2 Young Folk Award, the trio have performed widely, at venues ranging from Glastonbury, to folk clubs and living rooms.

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From£860
Traditional english folk groupLeeds(160 mi)

Top-class Ceilidh / Barndance band based in Northern England. Aluinn play an exciting mix of Scottish, Irish, English and American jigs

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From£1000
Traditional english folk groupLeek(202 mi)

Exuberant and energetic barn dance and ceilidh band, available UK-wide for weddings, functions, & festivals. Various sizes of line-up.

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From£850
Traditional english folk groupLancaster(133 mi)

“Price Of My Pig (a great name for a band) come from the North West England in the UK… a high octane folk/funk dance band"- Folk Roots Radio

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Traditional english folk groupNorth Shields(93 mi)
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Traditional english folk groupGlasgow(42 mi)

Al & Grace are Two Far Flung: UK-based multi-instrument jazz/folk duo. Instruments: voice (both); piano; flute; fiddle; guitar.

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Traditional english folk groupLeeds(160 mi)

Vibrant and exciting ceilidh band based in Leeds, with experienced caller, Robin Fishwick.

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From£280
Traditional english folk groupLeeds(161 mi)

A lively and professional folk and ceilidh band based in Leeds, who donate a percentage of their earnings to charity.

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Traditional english folk groupNorth Shields(93 mi)

The very best in Folk Song and Dance music.

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Traditional english folk groupLancaster(133 mi)

Back of the Bush are a fabulously flexible duo of Richard Moss and Ben Farmer - songs tunes and dances from across the British Isles

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From£800
Traditional english folk groupLeeds(164 mi)

Best ceilidh band in West Yorkshire

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From£640
Traditional english folk groupHope Valley(190 mi)

Whiskey in the Jar have been entertaining folks across the UK and Ireland for nearly 30 years, a great night guaranteed

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From£570
Traditional english folk groupDarwen(158 mi)

Ceilidh and Barn Dance Band based in the North West of England

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From£480
Traditional english folk groupDoncaster(185 mi)

Traditional Scottish/Irish accordion & fiddle band, playing for Burns, Ceilidh, Barn Dances, Weddings

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Traditional english folk groupNewcastle upon Tyne(92 mi)

Enthusiastic, danceable ceilidh band based in Newcastle. Available for all your ceilidh and barn dance needs!

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Traditional english folk groupBucknell(248 mi)
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Traditional english folk groupGlasgow(42 mi)

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Popular genres:
Folk, 1950s era music, Skiffle
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How much does it cost to hire a traditional english folk group?

The typical price per group member for traditional english folk groups is:
£Budget£220
££Pro£330
£££High-end£400+

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Frequently asked questions

Can any traditional english folk group play my favourite song?

Professional traditional english folk groups will often take requests, but you will need to give them plenty of notice. Please also keep in mind that traditional english folk groups may ask for an small additional fee to prepare songs that aren't already on their song list. You can view the traditional english folk group's song list on their Encore profile.

How much time do traditional english folk groups take to set up?

Your traditional english folk group will usually arrive about an hour or so before their performance begins to set up and get settled before they start playing. To avoid any delays, make sure the performance space is ready for the traditional english folk group prior to their arrival.

My venue has asked for the performer’s PLI & PAT inspection certificates. What are these?

PLI stands for Public Liability Insurance. This insurance covers damage to another person or their property (it is also known as third party insurance). As many of our traditional english folk groups are members of the Musician's Union, they are already covered by PLI up to £10 million. PAT stands for portable appliance testing. Most of our traditional english folk groups will already have a PAT inspection certificate for their musical equipment/PA system, which they can provide to your venue if they need it.

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