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Folk Bands for hire in Northumberland

Hire a folk band in Northumberland for your event today. Whether you're planning a wedding, party, concert or event, we have 69 of the most professional acts right here for you to choose from.

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£470 - £1410
Folk bandNewcastle upon Tyne

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

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Folk bandWhitley Bay

Berking Mad is a very experienced ceilidh band with a dancer friendly caller who will help everyone to enjoy the event. Wide repertoire.

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Folk bandBallymena

*** PLEASE NOTE*** All enquiries for St Patrick's week 2022 now closed.

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Folk bandBlackpool

The Blackaways are a very lively, energetic band playing a combination of Acoustic, Celtic, Irish, Rock covers and originals.

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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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£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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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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Folk bandLancaster

Lancaster Klezmer Trio are an exciting group of musicians from Lancaster who specialise in Klezmer and Israeli music and dancing.

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Folk bandChipping Campden

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

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£350 - £1500
Folk bandLeeds

Helian is an amazing 5 piece folk band playing covers and originals! Trained and formed at Leeds Conservatoire, book to add some magic!

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Folk bandNorthampton

Experienced and versatile folk roots duo performing Traditional Folk, English, Irish, Americana, Cajun, Blues.

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£900 - £1350
Folk bandManchester

Funk, Soul, Motown, Folk, Country, Pop, Indie....whatever you fancy WE ARE YOUR BAND :)

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£815 - £1140
Folk bandGlasgow

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

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£1150 - £1295
Folk bandStockport

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

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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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£360 - £540
Folk bandStourport-on-Severn

An acoustic duo like no other promises to bring a unique and uplifting experience to your event.

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£450 - £1000
Folk bandLlanidloes

"Crannog Ceilidh Band" bring joy with their music and fun to the dance floor.

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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

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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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