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Folk Bands for hire in Highlands and Islands

Hire a folk band in Highlands and Islands for your event today. Whether you're planning a wedding, party, concert or event, we have 16 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 Highlands and Islands
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£360 - £860
Folk bandDingwall

BlackRock Ceilidh - Committed to Craic ! Perform over 100 bookings a year including Tv appearances & Belladrum, Barra, Islay & HebCelt fests

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Folk bandInverness

A dynamic duo of original Scottish fiddle and clarsach music with a contemporary twist.

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£350 - £560
Folk bandFort William

Genre spanning Ceilidh band playing an upbeat mix of traditional tunes and classic covers

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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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£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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£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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£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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£750 - £1250
Folk bandAberdeen

We are a three piece ceilidh band and DJ who play at weddings, corporate events, student balls and all other occasions.

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Folk bandGlasgow

Al & Grace are Two Far Flung: UK-based multi-instrument jazz/folk duo. Instruments: voice (both); piano; flute; fiddle; guitar.

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£150 - £350
Folk bandInverurie

Alt Blues music, by Full Fat.

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£480 - £800
Folk bandEdinburgh

Edinburgh based folk trio. Book for ceilidhs, weddings, background music and more. Songs and tunes on wooden flute, fiddle and clarsach.

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£320 - £480
Folk bandEdinburgh

Tara & Siannie on fiddle & clarsach form a dynamic Scottish duo. Upbeat ceilidh classics to elegant airs, they create the perfect atmosphere

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£450 - £500
Folk bandKirriemuir

If you are looking for a ceilidh band with energy and enthusiasm to fill your dance floor then you have come to the right place!

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£320 - £800
Folk bandEdinburgh

Hang drum / Handpan Player available as solo or with guitarist, performing a fusion of folk, jazz and blues, originals and covers.

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Folk bandLeven

The bands energetic style fuses traditional ceilidh tunes with some exciting modern twists,makes for an enjoyable evening of music and Dance

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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