Folk Bands for hire in Cardiff

Hire a folk band in Cardiff for your event today. Whether you're planning a wedding, party, concert or event, we have 156 of the most professional acts right here for you to choose from.

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From£695
Folk bandChepstow

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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£480 - £850
Folk bandBristol

Raucous in our roots. All your Ceilidh needs, with a twist...

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£600 - £1875
Folk bandChepstow

Live music, a great show and all with an Irish flavour.

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£950 - £1000
Folk bandNewport

Celtic music from Wales - concerts, ceilidhs, festivals, events, corporate.

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£700 - £900
Folk bandSomerset

Versatile professional musicians and a fun caller offer a superb barn dance, Scottish ceilidh, Irish ceili or American Hoedown.

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£320 - £1440
Folk bandCardiff

Versatile and perfect for weddings, parties and bespoke functions. Choose what music YOU want and we'll take it from there...

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From£640
Folk bandMountain Ash

Guitarist; lutenist; arranger; songwriter; tutor

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£1600 - £3000
Folk bandBristol

Ceilidh Band with a twist!

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£500 - £750
Folk bandStoke-sub-Hamdon

Fiddle & Guitar & vocals. Folk tunes and songs from the British Isles and beyond. Music to dance along with or to listen to! Glasto/Sky/BBC

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Folk bandLondon

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

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£379 - £579
Folk bandLondon

Exquisite folk tunes and irresistible close harmony singing. Seth and Chris have been featured on BBC 1 and performed at Glastonbury...

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£360 - £800
Folk bandSwansea

Swansea's best and most flexible folk band! Guaranteed to get the party going. We can play for any event, big or small!

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Folk bandAlton

Hypnotic harmonies, magical melodies, tight tunes & driven rhythms served up with big smiles and bags of energy.

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From£500
Folk bandGlastonbury

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

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From£960
Folk bandGlastonbury

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

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£320 - £1440
Folk bandSteyning

Vibrant fresh folk for all occasions.

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From£350
Folk bandBraintree

Vicki Swan & Jonny effortlessly blend traditional material with contemporary sounds.

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£750 - £1000
Folk bandOxford

Celtic harp, cello, stringed instruments, female/male vocals. Traditional and contemporary songs/tunes from England, Scotland & Ireland.

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Hiring a folk band

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Popular genres:
Pop, Rock, Folk
Average response time:
5 hours
Busiest times:
July, September, December

How much does it cost to hire a folk band?

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

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Bear in mind: musicians typically play for 45 mins with a 15 min break per hour.

Frequently asked questions

Can any folk band play my favourite song?

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

How much time do folk bands take to set up?

Your 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 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 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 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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