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Folk Bands for hire in Leeds

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Hire Helian Folk band with Encore
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£400 - £1500
Folk bandLeeds

Helian is an amazing 4 piece folk band playing covers and originals! Trained and formed at Leeds Conservatoire, book to add some magic!

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Hire Aluinn Ceilidh Band Folk band with Encore
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£725 - £1015
Folk bandLeeds

Top-class Ceilidh / Barndance band based in Northern England. Aluinn play an exciting mix of Scottish, Irish, English and American jigs

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Hire SaltEnders Folk band with Encore
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£562.50 - £937.50
Folk bandShipley

North England’s Multi-Award Winning Acoustic Band SaltEnders is one of the top wedding and function bands in the region!

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Hire Captain Bullhead Ceilidh Band Folk band with Encore
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£1025 - £1650
Folk bandLeeds

Vibrant and exciting ceilidh band based in Leeds, with experienced caller, Robin Fishwick.

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Hire The Good Night Club Folk band with Encore
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£875 - £1000
Folk bandColne

“Top 10 Most Booked Wedding Band” on Encore in 2023! Personalised entertainment. Suitable for the entire family. Free DJ service included!

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Hire La Fox Duo Folk band with Encore
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£750 - £1350
Folk bandBarnsley

Small band, Big sound. Satisfaction guaranteed. Over 500 gigs performed since 2018.

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Hire Bash Street Band Folk band with Encore
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Folk bandSheffield

Bridging time-honoured tradition & lively ceilidh celebrations since '93!

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Hire Lonan Folk band with Encore
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Folk bandLeeds

Intricate and heartfelt acoustic folk trio

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Hire Our Kid Orchid Folk band with Encore
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£500 - £1000
Folk bandLeeds

Acoustic covers with a unique spin

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Hire The Roving Pleasures Folk band with Encore
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£400 - £1100
Folk bandLeeds

Acoustic and Folk Duo - Top up and coming Folk Band in Leeds Over 10 years of performing together! Guaranteed to amaze your guests!

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Hire Kibitz Folk band with Encore
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From£640
Folk bandLeeds

Kibitz are a 6 piece band from Leeds performing energetic and soulful klezmer and Eastern European folk music

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Hire Bracken Rigg Band Folk band with Encore
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From£480
Folk bandDoncaster

Traditional Scottish/Irish accordion & fiddle band, playing for Burns, Ceilidh, Barn Dances, Weddings

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Hire The Heavy Machines Folk band with Encore
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£480 - £1440
Folk bandLeeds

Classic Country and Americana with an authentic American accent

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Hire Last Chance Saloon Band Folk band with Encore
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£650 - £900
Folk bandHebden Bridge

A hoedown with attitude for the 21st-century with swinging tunes and called dances in an awesome cowboy ceilidh

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Hire Riverborn Folk band with Encore
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£400 - £800
Folk bandHuddersfield

Traditional Celtic Folk duo based in Yorkshire, bringing a modern twist to Irish traditional music for your event!

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Hire Cahootenany Folk band with Encore
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£750 - £1000
Folk bandHebden Bridge

Storming 5 piece ceilidh dance band and caller with years of experience of bringing people together to dance and laugh at every event

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Hire Mitchell and Vincent Folk band with Encore
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£500 - £800
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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Hire Daisy Chute Band Folk band with Encore
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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!

Latest reviews of our Folk Bands in Leeds

Helian
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"Helian performed at our wedding, providing a beautiful ambience during the reception dinner and making the day come alive. They were so friendly and even played a requested song (many of our guests were thrilled!) Thank you!"

Cameron hired Helian for a Wedding (available in Leeds)

Verified Review, 11 November 2023
Folkus
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"Folkus played our afternoon event at our wedding. They learned my Wife’s aisle song and our exit song for the ceremony and then played 2 1/2 hours of folk music on the lawn whilst people had drinks and canapés. They made our wedding so beautiful and special. Tom and Zosia are incredible musicians, absolute professionals, and lovely people who made our day perfect. They sent us videos of our songs before hand to check we were happy and were super flexible on the day. I would recommend them completely to anyone for any event! "

Kieran hired Folkus for a Wedding (available in Leeds)

Verified Review, 1 June 2024
Clusterfolk
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"Incredible "

Clare hired Clusterfolk for a Wedding (available in Leeds)

Verified Review, 25 May 2024

FAQs about hiring Folk Bands in Leeds

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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.

Hiring a Folk Band in Leeds

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Popular genres:
Folk, Pop, Rock
Average response time:
6 hours
Busiest times:
June, July, August

How much does it cost to hire a Folk Band in Leeds?

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

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