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Folk Bands for hire in County Durham

Hire a folk band in County Durham for your event today. Whether you're planning a wedding, party, concert or event, we have 96 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 County Durham
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£400 - £800
Folk bandNewcastle upon Tyne

A high-energy three-piece ceilidh band made up of Fiddle, Piano Accordion and Percussion. We bring the party.

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Folk bandLondon

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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£700 - £2800
Folk bandLondon

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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£300 - £450
Folk bandMilton Keynes

Cantlos are a song and instrumental duo specialising in the traditional songs and music of the British Isles and Ireland.

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From£1425
Folk bandBallymena

A genuine Irish folk/ band based in Glens of Antrim, Northern Ireland. The Altagore show is a mix of songs, tunes & Irish banter.

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£300 - £699.99
Folk bandStroud

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

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From£1000
Folk bandBristol

Solana play an eclectic blend of polyrhythmic folk and world music that combines high-energy rhythms with intricate arrangements!

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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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From£350
Folk bandBraintree

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

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From£640
Folk bandChipping Campden

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

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£500 - £1000
Folk bandTroon

Concert Duo with a wide range in music styles, Scottish, Irish, Bluegrass, French, Italian, Latin, Swing and more

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From£600
Folk bandBelfast

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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£700 - £5000
Folk bandLondon

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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£815 - £1200
Folk bandBathgate

What happens when you bring together four insanely-talented musicians from different genres? You get the Bass Rock Ceilidh Band!

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£700 - £2800
Folk bandLondon

Upbeat & Classy 2-6pc band, playing Ceilidh Classics, alongside Folk, Rock & Pop, Acoustic or with Bass & Drums, With or Without a Caller 👍

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£750 - £1400
Folk bandEdinburgh

The Jacobites are an experienced ceilidh band based in Edinburgh that offer professional ceilidhs for weddings, festivals and events.

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£1095 - £1250
Folk bandStockport

The UK's finest professional Scottish ceilidh band for hire: let us turn your special event into an outstanding, unforgettable experience.

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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!

Hiring a folk band

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Popular genres:
Pop, Classical, Jazz
Average response time:
7 hours
Busiest times:
June, July, August

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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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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