Contemporary Folk Bands for hire in Bedford

Hire a contemporary folk band in Bedford for your event today. Whether you're planning a wedding, party, concert or event, we have 84 of the most professional acts right here for you to choose from.

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6 bands in or around Bedford
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Contemporary folk bandCambridge(25 mi)

Stumpy Oak present a rhythmic, frenetic performance of tunes from across the British Isles.

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From£750
Contemporary folk bandAylesbury(26 mi)

Your guests won't forget us! We guarantee smiles and great tunes, all with a twist of Uke!

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From£1120
Contemporary folk bandCambridge(25 mi)

Emmanuel Folk band play folk music from across the world. We have our own caller for ceilidhs, but also play klezmer and other styles.

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From£200
Contemporary folk bandCorby(28 mi)

Folk for fun!

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From£1380
Contemporary folk bandAylesbury(26 mi)

We're gonna make sure you have the best time on your big day!

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From£1000
Contemporary folk bandPeterborough(29 mi)

Potent songs, silky double-bass, fiery fiddling and smoking harmonicas.

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Contemporary folk bandLondon(45 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£350
Contemporary folk bandStoke-sub-Hamdon(128 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(45 mi)

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

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From£300
Contemporary folk bandStroud(80 mi)

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

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From£550
Contemporary folk bandLondon(50 mi)

Folk meets Quirk

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From£640
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(48 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(86 mi)
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From£695
Contemporary folk bandChepstow(99 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£350
Contemporary folk bandTotnes(185 mi)

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

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From£700
Contemporary folk bandLondon(41 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 bandLondon(45 mi)

Chart Classics done the live-lounge way. With a Folk-Pop feel, Bass/Guitar Duo, The Single Pair will get you moving and grooving!

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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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