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Birthday party Ceilidh Bands available to hire in Havering

Hire a ceilidh band in Havering for your birthday party today. Whatever type of birthday party you're planning, we have 18 of the most professional acts for you to choose from. All of the bands shown below can travel and are available in Havering.

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All the bands below are available to travel to Havering
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£700 - £2800
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Upbeat & Classy 2-6pc band, playing Ceilidh Classics, alongside Folk, Rock & Pop, Acoustic or with Bass & Drums, With or Without a Caller 👍

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£640 - £1035
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An award winning ceilidh band of fun traditional musicians with a caller to perform at your wedding or any other event.

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From£580
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A contemporary and memorable ceilidh band providing a wide variety of traditional and alternative tunes tailored to suit your event.

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£725 - £1000
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Lochnagar is a popular and vibrant Scottish ceilidh band based in London and the South-East with an exciting traditional sound

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£900 - £2000
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One of London's most exciting, innovative new ceilidh bands. Guaranteed to provide a fun night for all to enjoy!

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£845 - £895
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Irresistibly danceable music

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£1100
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Scotch on the Rocks is a fun and professional London Ceilidh Band, available to hire for any event!

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From£700
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Miles Ceilidh band has emerged as one of the most exciting, versatile bands on the London Ceilidh Dance Music Scene over the last 3 years.

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£700 - £5000
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Multi-genre function bands & DJ service - From solo acts to 12pc bands, we interact with your guests on the floor for the REAL party effect!

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£700 - £950
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Formed in 2012 Three Dollar Shoe has become one of the leading London Irish Trad. groups. Vocal led with fiddle, banjo/mandolin & guitar

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£500 - £750
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Celtic duo playing traditional folk or instrumental covers on the uilleann pipes and whistles - a must-have for all ceremonies and events!

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£400 - £650
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Aaron Horlock and Nick Goode are a London based folk duo available for Ceilidhs and other events.

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£320 - £700
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Rip-roaring, foot-stomping, knee-slapping, rib-tickling Old-Time music and songs.

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£320 - £675
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Narnain Duo is a flute and guitar ensemble specialising in providing suitable music for any special occasion. Classical, folk, jazz, ceilidh

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£480 - £800
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Narnain is a trio of professional musicians passionate about bringing quality ceilidh & folk dance music to any special event.

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Reknowned rip-roaring Ceilidh/Barn dance band.

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£300 - £500
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Jazz/folk duo with singing soprano saxophone and percussive acoustic guitar, playing novel interpretations and breathtaking originals.

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£450 - £550
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London's finest quality Traditional and Celtic entertainment...

Hiring a ceilidh band

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Popular genres:
Ceilidh, Irish rock, Traditional Irish folk
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2 hours
Busiest times:
June, July, August

How much does it cost to hire a ceilidh band?

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

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Frequently asked questions

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'

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