Contemporary Folk Bands for hire in Bath

Hire a contemporary folk band in Bath for your event today. Whether you're planning a wedding, party, concert or event, we have 88 of the most professional acts right here for you to choose from.

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8 bands in or around Bath
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Contemporary folk bandStroud(23 mi)

The finest acoustic Folk, Gypsy Jazz and Bebop for your event!

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From£695
Contemporary folk bandChepstow(28 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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From£960
Contemporary folk bandGlastonbury(22 mi)

Dragonsfly are an upbeat Celtic and world folk dance band, guaranteed to get the party started.

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From£500
Contemporary folk bandGlastonbury(22 mi)

LELA MAI - Violin & Vocals ROSS CHILD - Cajon & Vocals RIK HARRINGTON - Guitar & Vocals

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From£1000
Contemporary folk bandBristol(9 mi)

Solana play an eclectic blend of polyrhythmic folk and world music that combines high-energy rhythms with intricate arrangements!

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From£320
Contemporary folk bandBristol(9 mi)

Multi-instrumentalist siblings playing folk and world music

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Contemporary folk bandBristol(10 mi)
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Contemporary folk bandTrowbridge(9 mi)

We are a dynamic five piece rock, folk country dance cover band. Based in Bath and the surropunding areas we offer a fun high energy event!

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Contemporary folk bandLondon(96 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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Contemporary folk bandLondon(98 mi)

Daisy Chute Band play folk, americana & jazz music & play gigs in&around London. Instruments include vocals, banjo, gtr, double bass + more!

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Contemporary folk bandStoke-sub-Hamdon(35 mi)

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

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From£640
Contemporary folk bandLondon(96 mi)

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

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From£550
Contemporary folk bandLondon(100 mi)

Folk meets Quirk

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Contemporary folk bandChipping Campden(55 mi)

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

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From£800
Contemporary folk bandWarwick(70 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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From£320
Contemporary folk bandSteyning(94 mi)
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Contemporary folk bandLondon(96 mi)

Multi-genre function bands & DJ service - From solo acts to 12pc bands, we interact with your guests on the floor for the REAL party effect!

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Contemporary folk bandTotnes(90 mi)

An Upbeat Acoustic Duo based in Devon. 'Phenomenal' - BBC Introducing.

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Popular genres:
Folk, Traditional Irish folk, Irish 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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