Birthday party Ceilidh Bands for hire in Derbyshire

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Hire Bass Rock Ceilidh Band Ceilidh band with Encore
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£780 - £1200
Ceilidh 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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Hire Triple Scotch Ceilidh Band Ceilidh band with Encore
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£1300 - £1500
Ceilidh bandManchester

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

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Hire The Frank Reid Scottish Dance Band Ceilidh band with Encore
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£1100 - £1400
Ceilidh bandWadhurst

The Frank Reid Scottish Ceilidh Band are the top traditional Scottish Ceilidh band outside of Scotland.

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Hire The Jacobites Ceilidh band with Encore
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£1175 - £1825
Ceilidh bandEdinburgh

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

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Hire Aluinn Ceilidh Band Ceilidh band with Encore
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£725 - £1015
Ceilidh 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 Bowstring Ceilidh band with Encore
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£675 - £875
Ceilidh bandHerne Bay

Bringing everyone together for a fun filled evening of dance and feisty music, Bowstring will make your special event a night to remember

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Hire Foot Stompin' Ceilidh Band Ceilidh band with Encore
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From£640
Ceilidh bandGlasgow

Foot Stompin' Ceilidh Band are an energetic trio of young musicians who guarantee to get everyone up dancing regardless of ability!

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Hire Flaming Heather Ceilidh band with Encore
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From£320
Ceilidh bandLivingston

We operate as a two piece wherever possible and can handle most jobs with accordion/fiddle and calling with great success'.

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Hire Head Over Reels Ceilidh band with Encore
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£850 - £1300
Ceilidh bandLeek

Exuberant and energetic barn dance and ceilidh band, available UK-wide for weddings, functions, & festivals. Various sizes of line-up.

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Hire Buchanan Ceilidh Band (BCB) Ceilidh band with Encore
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£625 - £1075
Ceilidh bandBrighton

The Buchanan Ceilidh Band comprises highly experienced musicians who are spontaneous and quirky when playing for ceilidhs/barn dances!

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Hire Norloch Ceilidh & Covers Band Ceilidh band with Encore
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£545 - £1220
Ceilidh bandLoanhead

We are a lively experienced band who can provide a full evening of ceilidh dances combined with cover songs through the decades,50s-90s etc

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Hire Cat’s Claw Ceilidh Band Ceilidh band with Encore
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From£695
Ceilidh 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!

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Hire Ceilidh With Us Ceilidh band with Encore
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£800 - £2200
Ceilidh bandLuton

We're bringing Ceilidh back and we're up for the craic! Come all ye lasses & rogues, strap in your brogues and step out for the Ceilidh 🕺🎻

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Hire Drop Spindle Ceilidh Band Ceilidh band with Encore
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£375 - £1125
Ceilidh bandNewcastle upon Tyne

Genderless Scottish-style Ceilidh band with a contemporary twist.

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Hire Wraggle Taggle Ceilidh band with Encore
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Ceilidh bandLondon

An award-winning Ceilidh Band of fun traditional musicians with a Caller available to perform at your wedding or any other event.

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Hire Bellamira Ceilidh band with Encore
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£1200
Ceilidh bandSheffield

Bellamira play driving, wild music for ceilidh dancing, incorporating rock beats, tight arrangements, songs and loads of fun.

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Hire Bash Street Band Ceilidh band with Encore
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Ceilidh bandSheffield

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

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Hire Schuggies Ceilidhs - Live Band Ceilidh band with Encore
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£1808.75
Ceilidh bandDerby

Authentic Multi-Award-Winning Scottish Style Ceilidhs with a contemporary twist. Based in the East Midlands and covers UK-wide.

Recent reviews of our Birthday Party Ceilidh Bands in Derbyshire

“The team were amazing. A lot of us had never Ceilidh danced before but they were awesome. Lots of fun. Fantastic atmosphere. ”

26 January 2024
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David hired Bash Street Band for a Private event (available in Derbyshire)

“Deer's Leep was the best booking I have ever made. I had invited guests with a range of experiences with Ceilidh's, some with none at all, some with some and some with many dances behind them: everyone came to me after and said it was the best dance they'd ever had. They really made our reception special and brought everyone together. It was so special to see guest's dancing and laughing who I never thought would. The caller was really clear with instructions and the band took their time for us to practice the routine but in a way that made sure the laughter never died. The communication was spot on and they responded so quickly and were sensitive to our needs. I would recommend Deer's leep to anyone they are incredible and hands down the best entertainment. ”

31 July 2021
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Jessica hired Deer's Leap Ceilidh Collective for a Wedding (available in Derbyshire)

“Ford was just fantastic. Professional in all communication, and really went out his way to play a set appropriate for our event including two songs that were requested that he learnt. They were fantastic musicians and it was a real pleasure to meet them and have them perform at our wedding party. We couldn’t recommend these guys enough and all the guests loved their sets. Big thank you Ford for your lovely sets ”

3 July 2021
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Ann hired Deer's Leap Ceilidh Collective for a Wedding (available in Derbyshire)

FAQs about hiring Birthday Party Ceilidh Bands in Derbyshire

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What kind of ceilidh bands are there?

There are basically two types of ceilidh band: traditional instrumental bands, and ceilidh cover bands. A traditional ceilidh band will perform Scottish folk tunes without a singer. Importantly, a traditional band will include a caller: they'll announce the dances, shout instructions to beginners, and get everyone involved in the revelry! In contrast, a ceilidh cover band will mix the folk tunes with modern pop covers. They'll have a singer, and provide a wide range of music for all to enjoy: young and old.

Which parts of an event or wedding will the ceilidh band play at?

In the spirit of leaving the best until last, the ceilidh band will usually wrap up celebrations, providing an exciting musical finale for your special day. The band caller will ensure you and your guests know the moves for each dance, giving everyone the opportunity to get involved. Plus, if you haven't had the chance to say hello to everyone during the course of the day, you might just find yourself dancing with them before it's over! Ceilidh dances can be pretty tiring, so having it at the end of the day is a smart choice - your guests will certainly thank you for it!

Will I need to provide the ceilidh band with any equipment?

Professional ceilidh bands come fully kitted-out with all the equipment needed to get the dancing underway, including amplification and a mixing desk. If your wedding venue is regularly used for live music, they will likely have a dedicated in-house PA sound system - in this case, the band may not need to bring their own amplification.

How much space will I need for ceilidh dancing?

The more space, the better! Ceilidh dancing takes up a lot more room on the dance floor than your typical disco. Other than that: make sure table are removed (encourages dancing!), seats are available to the side, and there are no obstacles near the dance floor. Broken bones ain't craic.

Do traditional ceilidh bands take requests?

Not usually. Unless you have a specific Scottish or Irish tune in mind, the band will normally play a pre-planned set, designed to perfection and gleaned from years of experience. If you have a special song in mind, make sure you tell the band well in advance. It might just get added to their repertoire!

How do you pronounce 'ceilidh'?

'Kay-lee'

Hiring a Birthday Party Ceilidh Band in Derbyshire

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Popular genres:
Ceilidh, Folk, Pop
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1 hour
Busiest times:
July, August, September

How much does it cost to hire a Birthday Party Ceilidh Band in Derbyshire?

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

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