Contemporary Folk Bands for hire in Bournemouth

Hire a contemporary folk band in Bournemouth for your event today. Whether you're planning a wedding, party, concert or event, we have 85 of the most professional acts right here for you to choose from.

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6 bands in or around Bournemouth
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Contemporary folk bandBournemouth(4 mi)

Tweed in Bourbon | 2 to 6 piece | High energy Folk, Covers, Americana & Ceilidh | Wedding & Live Events band | Based in Dorset

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Contemporary folk bandSouthampton(24 mi)
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Contemporary folk bandSouthampton(24 mi)

Lively new Hampshire based ceilidh band, playing innovative arrangements of English and Scottish folk music for a unique ceilidh experience.

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Contemporary folk bandSouthampton(21 mi)

Rufus Return are a Ceilidh/Barn Dance Band on the 'rock ceilidh' side of the spectrum. Line up of Guitar, Drums, Violin, Accordion & caller.

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Contemporary folk bandBournemouth(1 mi)

A lively folk / covers / ceilidh band with tunes from Ireland, Scotland, Wales, America and England.

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Contemporary folk bandSouthampton(24 mi)
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All the bands below are available to travel to Bournemouth
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Contemporary folk bandLondon(93 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(94 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(41 mi)

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

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From£300
Contemporary folk bandStroud(70 mi)

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

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From£640
Contemporary folk bandLondon(93 mi)

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

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From£550
Contemporary folk bandLondon(95 mi)

Folk meets Quirk

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Contemporary folk bandChipping Campden(95 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(108 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(69 mi)
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From£700
Contemporary folk bandLondon(93 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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From£695
Contemporary folk bandChepstow(78 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 bandTotnes(84 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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