Ceilidh Bands for hire in Truro

Hire a ceilidh band in Truro for your event today. Whether you're planning a wedding, party, concert or event, we have 66 of the most professional acts right here for you to choose from.

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Ceilidh bandBodmin(20 mi)

CARACANA are a Cornish Nos Lowen Ceilidh Folk Band based in Cornwall. We play music from Cornwall, Wales, Scotland, Ireland, Brittany

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Ceilidh bandLondon(231 mi)

Upbeat & Classy 2-6pc band, playing Ceilidh Classics, alongside Folk, Rock & Pop, Acoustic or with Bass & Drums, With or Without a Caller 👍

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Ceilidh bandHook(192 mi)

The Frank Reid Scottish Ceilidh Band are the top traditional Scottish Ceilidh band outside of Scotland.

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Ceilidh bandChepstow(143 mi)

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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Ceilidh bandSeaford(230 mi)

A Sussex-based 4-7 piece lively acoustic roots/folk band based in Sussex, playing festivals, ceilidhs, weddings and parties.

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Ceilidh bandLlanidloes(161 mi)

Stunningly good music and Calling from this 3 piece band .... Crannog Ceilidh Band

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From£580
Ceilidh bandLondon(227 mi)

A contemporary and memorable ceilidh band providing a wide variety of traditional and alternative tunes tailored to suit your event.

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From£725
Ceilidh bandLondon(234 mi)

Lochnagar is a popular and vibrant Scottish ceilidh band based in London and the South-East with an exciting traditional sound

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Ceilidh bandLondon(231 mi)

One of London's most exciting, innovative new ceilidh bands. Guaranteed to provide a fun night for all to enjoy!

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Ceilidh bandLeek(235 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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Ceilidh bandLondon(230 mi)

Ceilidh Tree are one of the UK's most exciting ceilidh bands! Foot stomping fiddles, accordion and experienced caller to show the moves.

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Ceilidh bandKenilworth(208 mi)

An exciting an upbeat ceilidh band serving the Midlands, and beyond!

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From£960
Ceilidh bandWinchester(173 mi)

A young, vibrant and exciting folk-rock ceilidh band, playing trad and new tunes. Full PA and we would love to play at your event!

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From£640
Ceilidh bandLondon(232 mi)

An award winning band of fun traditional musicians to perform at your wedding or any other event.

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Ceilidh bandAylesbury(216 mi)

A very experienced Scottish ceilidh band specialising in weddings, parties, Burns nights etc. Solo, duo, trio available

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Ceilidh bandLondon(235 mi)

A London based Ceilidh Band who will bring their brand of raucous folk music right into the heart of your event.

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Ceilidh bandBrighton(218 mi)

The Buchanan Ceilidh Band comprises a versatile group of musicians who are highly experienced playing for ceilidhs and barn dances.

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Ceilidh bandLondon(231 mi)

Irresistibly danceable music

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Ceilidh, Irish rock, Traditional Irish folk
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How much does it cost to hire a ceilidh band?

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

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Frequently asked questions

What kind of ceilidh bands are there?

There are basically two types of ceilidh band: traditional instrumental bands, and ceilidh cover bands. A traditional ceilidh band will perform Scottish folk tunes without a singer. Importantly, a traditional band will include a caller: they'll announce the dances, shout instructions to beginners, and get everyone involved in the revelry! In contrast, a ceilidh cover band will mix the folk tunes with modern pop covers. They'll have a singer, and provide a wide range of music for all to enjoy: young and old.

Which parts of an event or wedding will the ceilidh band play at?

In the spirit of leaving the best until last, the ceilidh band will usually wrap up celebrations, providing an exciting musical finale for your special day. The band caller will ensure you and your guests know the moves for each dance, giving everyone the opportunity to get involved. Plus, if you haven't had the chance to say hello to everyone during the course of the day, you might just find yourself dancing with them before it's over! Ceilidh dances can be pretty tiring, so having it at the end of the day is a smart choice - your guests will certainly thank you for it!

Will I need to provide the ceilidh band with any equipment?

Professional ceilidh bands come fully kitted-out with all the equipment needed to get the dancing underway, including amplification and a mixing desk. If your wedding venue is regularly used for live music, they will likely have a dedicated in-house PA sound system - in this case, the band may not need to bring their own amplification.

How much space will I need for ceilidh dancing?

The more space, the better! Ceilidh dancing takes up a lot more room on the dance floor than your typical disco. Other than that: make sure table are removed (encourages dancing!), seats are available to the side, and there are no obstacles near the dance floor. Broken bones ain't craic.

Do traditional ceilidh bands take requests?

Not usually. Unless you have a specific Scottish or Irish tune in mind, the band will normally play a pre-planned set, designed to perfection and gleaned from years of experience. If you have a special song in mind, make sure you tell the band well in advance. It might just get added to their repertoire!

How do you pronounce 'ceilidh'?

'Kay-lee'

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