Folk Bands for hire in Cheshire

Hire a folk band in Cheshire for your event today. Whether you're planning a wedding, party, concert or event, we have 178 of the most professional acts right here for you to choose from.

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All the bands below are available to travel to Cheshire
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£900 - £1750
Folk bandGreater Manchester

The #1 collective of pro musicians from Greater Manchester who deliver Funk, Soul, Motown and much more. We are your band!

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£1195 - £1395
Folk bandStockport

Make your event an outstanding, unforgettable experience with the UK's finest professional Scottish ceilidh band for hire.

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£850 - £1300
Folk bandLeek

Exuberant and energetic barn dance and ceilidh band, available UK-wide for weddings, functions, & festivals. Various sizes of line-up.

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£800 - £1300
Folk bandNantwich

The Acoustic Folks are a TOP QUALITY acoustic 3 piece Mumford style act, performing all the classics from 60's to modern day chart music!

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£350 - £700
Folk bandManchester

Award-Winning Alt-Folk Duo based in Manchester, forged in New Zealand and endorsed by Neil Gaiman and Amanda Palmer. Performed 400+ gigs

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£650 - £900
Folk bandStoke-on-Trent

We’re the difference between a good event and a great event!

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£350 - £650
Folk bandManchester

We're two classically trained musicians playing a wide range of folk and classical repertoire for concerts, weddings and events.

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£220 - £660
Folk bandManchester

Dynamic acoustic duo, adding a touch of old-worldy class to your event or function

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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£1425
Folk bandBallymena

100% GENUINE IRISH BAND, DIRECT FROM THE GLENS OF ANTRIM

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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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£500 - £800
Folk bandCurrie

Folk tunes and songs on fiddle and guitar with a healthy dose of original flare. We're experts at creating an atmosphere that is just right!

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£320 - £1440
Folk bandSteyning

Vibrant fresh folk for all occasions.

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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