Ceilidh Bands for hire in Bury

Hire a Ceilidh band in Bury for your wedding, Burns night or event today. We have 186 fantastic traditional Scottish and Irish bands available to hire in Bury to make sure everybody gets on their feet! With varying line-ups and instruments, fantastic callers to instruct the dance moves, and bands that will also play your favourite pop covers, there's no better time to book a Ceilidh band. Hire a Ceilidh band in the UK for your wedding, Burns night or event today. Pronounced 'kay-lee', these bands will perform upbeat traditional Scottish tunes while calling out the dance moves out to keep your guests on their feet! Ready to book? Simply browse our collection of our 186 best local Ceilidh bands in Bury available for hire today. Our groups have callers to instruct the dancing and many bands will also play your favourite pop covers. There's no better time to book your Ceilidh band!

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Hire Triple Scotch Ceilidh Band Ceilidh band with Encore
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£1300 - £1500
Ceilidh bandManchester

Make your event an outstanding, unforgettable experience with the UK's finest professional Scottish ceilidh band for hire.

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Hire The Riot Band Ceilidh band with Encore
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Ceilidh bandBolton

The Riot Band is an experienced ceilidh band that plays festivals, parties, wedding receptions, and social events .

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Hire Tartan Trio Ceilidh Band Ceilidh band with Encore
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£1062.50 - £1250
Ceilidh bandManchester

Young, energetic and professional ceilidh entertainment for Weddings and Events throughout the UK!

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Hire The House Devils Ceilidh band with Encore
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£500 - £2500
Ceilidh bandSale

Four-piece playing and singing Irish traditional music, Bluegrass. Vocals, guitar, flute, harmonica, uilleann pipes, banjo, bodhran.

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Hire 🎸 ACOUSTIC DUO 🎤 Ceilidh band with Encore
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£205 - £365
Ceilidh bandStockport

Guaranteed to get the good vibes flowing in your venue, bringing a fresh groove and energy to the acoustic world.

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Hire Beer for Breakfast Ceilidh band with Encore
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£1159 - £1950
Ceilidh bandWarrington

Best Ceili band in NW England

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Hire Last Chance Saloon Band Ceilidh band with Encore
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£650 - £900
Ceilidh bandHebden Bridge

A hoedown with attitude for the 21st-century with swinging tunes and called dances in an awesome cowboy ceilidh

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Hire Cahootenany Ceilidh band with Encore
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£750 - £1000
Ceilidh bandHebden Bridge

Storming 5 piece ceilidh dance band and caller with years of experience of bringing people together to dance and laugh at every event

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Hire Riverborn Ceilidh band with Encore
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£400 - £800
Ceilidh bandHuddersfield

Traditional Celtic Folk duo based in Yorkshire, bringing a modern twist to Irish traditional music for your event!

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Hire Ceilidh With Us Ceilidh band with Encore
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£800 - £2200
Ceilidh bandLuton

We're bringing Ceilidh back and we're up for the craic! Come all ye lasses & rogues, strap in your brogues and step out for the Ceilidh 🕺🎻

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Hire The Jacobites Ceilidh band with Encore
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£1175 - £1825
Ceilidh bandEdinburgh

The Jacobites are an exceptional ceilidh band based in Edinburgh that offer professional ceilidhs for weddings, festivals and events.

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Hire Norloch Ceilidh & Covers Band Ceilidh band with Encore
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£545 - £1220
Ceilidh bandLoanhead

We are a lively experienced band who can provide a full evening of ceilidh dances combined with cover songs through the decades,50s-90s etc

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Hire Cat’s Claw Ceilidh Band Ceilidh band with Encore
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From£695
Ceilidh bandChepstow

Cat’s Claw are arguably South Wales’ hardest-working ceilidh band. If you want a foot-stomping, roof-raising good time, look no further!

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Hire Bass Rock Ceilidh Band Ceilidh band with Encore
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£780 - £1200
Ceilidh bandGlasgow

What happens when you bring together four insanely-talented musicians from different genres? You get the Bass Rock Ceilidh Band!

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Hire Jiggered Ceilidh Band Ceilidh band with Encore
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From£640
Ceilidh bandGlasgow

Jiggered are a Scottish ceilidh and covers band based in Glasgow available for hire at weddings, birthday parties, and all other occasions.

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Hire Bon:Stovi Ceilidh Band Ceilidh band with Encore
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£1375
Ceilidh bandEdinburgh

Some of Scotland's most talented musicians performing with a power, energy and spirit that will leave your guests happily exhausted!

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Hire Wraggle Taggle Ceilidh band with Encore
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Ceilidh bandLondon

An award-winning Ceilidh Band of fun traditional musicians with a Caller available to perform at your wedding or any other event.

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Hire Buchanan Ceilidh Band (BCB) Ceilidh band with Encore
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£625 - £1075
Ceilidh bandBrighton

The Buchanan Ceilidh Band comprises highly experienced musicians who are spontaneous and quirky when playing for ceilidhs/barn dances!

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Latest reviews of our Ceilidh Bands in Bury

Tartan Trio Ceilidh Band
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"The trio were excellent! Really friendly and very talented. They got everyone dancing and in a fabulous tangle. Two 45 min sets were just right for us and everyone was shattered by the end. They added some ceilidh magic to our wedding. Even the teenagers loved it! Thankyou so much. "

Grahame hired Tartan Trio Ceilidh Band for a Wedding (available in Bury)

Verified Review, 23 March 2024
Triple Scotch Ceilidh Band
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"Triple Scotch Ceilidh Band were brilliant! Most people at our wedding were completely new to ceilidh dancing and the calling was clear and patient all night. The ceilidh music was amazing and they switched to a disco later on in the evening for us. We had an amazing evening and would highly recommend them!!"

Zoe hired Triple Scotch Ceilidh Band for a Wedding (available in Bury)

Verified Review, 20 November 2023
The Riot Band
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"The Riot Band played at our wedding and wow what a wonderful evening we all had! The music was fantastic and the caller was great. We had some guests who had never heard of a ceilidh before and they made sure that everything was very easy to follow. All of our guests commented on how much fun they had and how great the band and their music was. I would definitely recommend booking The Riot Band to anyone who is considering having a ceilidh for their celebrations. Thank you very much for an amazing evening. "

Katie hired The Riot Band for a Wedding (available in Bury)

Verified Review, 11 November 2023

FAQs about hiring Ceilidh Bands in Bury

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What is a ceilidh band?

A ceilidh band (pronounced ‘kay-lee’) is a group of musicians that specialise in traditional folk music for ceilidh dances (usually jigs). Ceilidh bands will usually have fiddle players, accordionists, bagpipers playing and a “caller” leading the dances.

What do people do at a ceilidh?

Ceilidhs comes from the Gaelic word for ‘party’ and typically feature a ceilidh band with a caller who will lead the guests in traditional folk Scottish (or Irish) dances. Ceilidh’s are a great way to entertain your guests because they offer an interactive experience where the guests are part of the performances and the dances are simple enough for all ages and abilities, meaning everyone can get involved.

How long do ceilidh dances last?

A traditional Ceilidh dance can last anywhere from 2 to 3 hours, usually broken down with 3-4 dances and then a break. Our Ceilidh bands, however, are flexible and can play for as short or as long as you need.

What instruments are used in a ceilidh band?

Ceilidh bands commonly feature traditional folk instruments. Some common instruments you will find in a Ceilidh band include the fiddle, the accordion, bagpipes, the flute and a banjo. Each Ceilidh band’s lineup will feature different musicians and some bands will feature drums or percussion instruments, such as bodhrán (traditional Irish drum), or guitars. It’s also good to properly check their lineups before booking but if you’re unsure, speak to one of our experts who can give you tailored advice on what would work well for your venue.

Are ceilidh bands only for weddings?

Although wedding ceilidh bands are particularly popular, ceilidh bands are not limited to weddings. Ceilidhs are also popular for birthday parties, anniversaries, and other celebrations, as a fun form of interactive, unique entertainment. Ceilidhs bands are also very popular for corporate events as the dances are a great way to break the ice and get people talking. Overall, ceilidh bands bring people together, making any event memorable with their spirited tunes and engaging dances. You can speak to one of Encore's experts today to find the perfect ceilidh band near you.

Why should I choose a ceilidh band for my corporate event?

Although wedding ceilidh bands are particularly popular, ceilidh bands are not limited to weddings. Ceilidhs are also popular for birthday parties, anniversaries, and other celebrations, as a fun form of interactive, unique entertainment. Ceilidhs bands are also very popular for corporate events as the dances are a great way to break the ice and get people talking. Overall, ceilidh bands bring people together, making any event memorable with their spirited tunes and engaging dances. You can speak to one of Encore's experts today to find the perfect ceilidh band near you.

Hiring a Ceilidh Band in Bury

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Popular genres:
Ceilidh, Folk, Pop
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Busiest times:
July, August, September

How much does it cost to hire a Ceilidh Band in Bury?

The typical price per group member for Ceilidh Bands is:
£Budget£220
££Pro£330
£££High-end£400+

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