Contemporary Folk Bands for hire in Bridgend

Hire a contemporary folk band in Bridgend 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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From£900
Contemporary folk bandLlanelli(28 mi)

Energetic country-folk band from South Wales Bringing a mix of your favourite country/folk classics and modern hits

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From£640
Contemporary folk bandMountain Ash(15 mi)

Guitarist; lutenist; arranger; songwriter; tutor

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All the bands below are available to travel to Bridgend
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From£1100
Contemporary folk bandLondon(148 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(53 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(60 mi)

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

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From£640
Contemporary folk bandLondon(148 mi)

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

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From£550
Contemporary folk bandLondon(152 mi)

Folk meets Quirk

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From£640
Contemporary folk bandChipping Campden(87 mi)

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

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Contemporary folk bandBelfast(234 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(100 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(147 mi)
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From£695
Contemporary folk bandChepstow(40 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£700
Contemporary folk bandLondon(148 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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From£950
Contemporary folk bandSeaford(168 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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From£350
Contemporary folk bandLondon(148 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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From£450
Contemporary folk bandLlanidloes(62 mi)

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

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From£650
Contemporary folk bandSheffield(154 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£750
Contemporary folk bandAylesbury(120 mi)

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

Hiring a contemporary folk band

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Popular genres:
Traditional Irish folk, Irish rock, Folk
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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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