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Folk Bands for hire in York

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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 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 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!

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Hire Filkin's Drift Folk band with Encore
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£575 - £700
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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Hire The Worried Men of Gower Folk band with Encore
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£360 - £800
Folk bandSwansea

Swansea's #1 folk band! Guaranteed to get the party going. We can play for any event, big or small!

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Hire In Visible Gem Folk band with Encore
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From£500
Folk bandGlastonbury

LELA MAI - Violin & Vocals ROSS CHILD - Cajon & Vocals RIK HARRINGTON - Guitar & Vocals

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Hire Folkus Folk band with Encore
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£500 - £2000
Folk bandSteyning

Vibrant fresh folk for all occasions.

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Hire Head North Folk band with Encore
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£1200 - £1800
Folk bandAlton

Hypnotic harmonies, magical melodies, tight tunes & driven rhythms served up with big smiles and bags of energy.

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Hire Folk With Us Folk band with Encore
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£1000 - £3000
Folk bandLondon

Upbeat 4-7pc band, playing your favourite all-time hits in folky bluegrass arrangements, style Mumford & Sons.

Latest reviews of our Folk Bands in York

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 York)

Verified Review, 11 November 2023
Mitchell and Vincent
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"It was fantastic loved the music and the vibe they brought. Communication was spot on. "

Amelia hired Mitchell and Vincent for a Private event (available in York)

Verified Review, 15 June 2024
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 York)

Verified Review, 1 June 2024

FAQs about hiring Folk Bands in York

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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 York

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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 York?

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

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