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Contemporary Folk Bands for hire in Barnsley

Hire a contemporary folk band in Barnsley for your event today. Whether you're planning a wedding, party, concert or event, we have 94 of the most professional acts right here for you to choose from.

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Bands in or around Barnsley
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Contemporary folk bandSheffield(13 mi)

Sheffield-based Ceilidh band with a difference: mash-ups of contemporary hits alongside traditional Ceilidh tunes! Search 'Fulwood Folkers'

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From£640
Contemporary folk bandLeeds(19 mi)

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

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Contemporary folk bandLeeds(19 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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From£450
Contemporary folk bandLeeds(17 mi)

A three piece function band - From classics to modern favourites in an original and quirky yet familiar arrangement.

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Contemporary folk bandStoke-sub-Hamdon(188 mi)

We are a folk duo who play a mix of traditional tunes and songs on fiddle and guitar.

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From£550
Contemporary folk bandLondon(149 mi)

Upbeat 2-6pc band, playing Folk, Ceilidh, Country, Pop and Rock hits in Fresh Arrangements, Acoustic or Amped . Classy and Sophisticated 👍

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From£1425
Contemporary folk bandBallymena(219 mi)

A genuine Irish folk/ band based in Glens of Antrim, Northern Ireland. The Altagore show is a mix of songs, tunes & Irish banter.

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Contemporary folk bandGlasgow(195 mi)

New and exciting sets of old and new traditional tunes.

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Contemporary folk bandLondon(152 mi)

Somewhat unconventional travelling folk band based mostly in Sussex & London.

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Contemporary folk bandChipping Campden(101 mi)

Celtic influenced music ; fiddle, whistle, bodhran and guitar. Available for private parties, public events, ceilidhs & festivals.

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Contemporary folk bandBelfast(196 mi)

We are a three piece band who perform Irish traditional music and folk, both tunes and song. In both Irish and English.

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From£800
Contemporary folk bandWarwick(88 mi)

Britfolk played loud and proud! The Redhills take traditional songs and tunes and mash them up into rocking great arrangements.

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Contemporary folk bandBathgate(184 mi)

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

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From£695
Contemporary folk bandChepstow(136 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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Contemporary folk bandLondon(147 mi)

Formed in 2012 Three Dollar Shoe has become one of the leading London Irish Trad. groups. Vocal led with fiddle, banjo/mandolin & guitar

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Contemporary folk bandAberdeen(246 mi)

We are a three piece ceilidh band and DJ who play at weddings, corporate events, student balls and all other occasions.

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From£950
Contemporary folk bandSeaford(204 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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Contemporary folk bandLondon(156 mi)

Folk and soul acoustic dynamos from South London, via Nashville Tennessee

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Folk, Pop, Rock
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How much does it cost to hire a contemporary folk band?

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

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Frequently asked questions

Can any contemporary folk band play my favourite song?

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

How much time do contemporary folk bands take to set up?

Your contemporary folk band 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 contemporary folk band 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 contemporary folk bands 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 contemporary folk bands 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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