Birthday party Ceilidh Bands for hire in Hereford

Hire a ceilidh band in Hereford for your birthday party today. 128 of the most professional acts to choose from.

Read more
Booking protection
Secure online payments
Free 48hr cancellations
Support available Mon-Sun
Ceilidh bandsinHerefordforany price, sort bybest match
All the bands below are available to travel to Hereford
Shortlist
Hire Cat’s Claw Ceilidh Band Ceilidh band with Encore
View profile
Check availability
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!

Shortlist
Hire Plump Hill Band Ceilidh band with Encore
View profile
Check availability
£437.50
Ceilidh bandGloucester

The Plump Hill Barn Dance and Ceilidh Band offers you over twenty five years' experience of playing for social occasions of all kinds.

Shortlist
Hire Ceilidh Connection Ceilidh band with Encore
View profile
Check availability
£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 🕺🎻

Shortlist
Hire Triple Scotch Ceilidh Band Ceilidh band with Encore
View profile
Check availability
£1300 - £1500
Ceilidh bandManchester

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

Shortlist
Hire Wraggle Taggle Ceilidh band with Encore
View profile
Check availability
Ceilidh bandLondon

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

Shortlist
Hire Buchanan Ceilidh Band (BCB) Ceilidh band with Encore
View profile
Check availability
£625 - £1075
Ceilidh bandBrighton

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

Shortlist
Hire Drop Spindle Ceilidh Band Ceilidh band with Encore
View profile
Check availability
£375 - £1125
Ceilidh bandNewcastle upon Tyne

Genderless Scottish-style Ceilidh band with a contemporary twist.

Shortlist
Hire Aluinn Ceilidh Band Ceilidh band with Encore
View profile
Check availability
£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

Shortlist
Hire Bowstring Ceilidh band with Encore
View profile
Check availability
£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

Shortlist
Hire The Frank Reid Scottish Dance Band Ceilidh band with Encore
View profile
Check availability
£1100 - £1400
Ceilidh bandWadhurst

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

Shortlist
Hire Price of My Pig Ceilidh band with Encore
View profile
Check availability
£1150 - £1250
Ceilidh bandLancaster

“Price Of My Pig (a great name for a band) come from the North West England in the UK… a high octane folk/funk dance band"- Folk Roots Radio

Shortlist
Hire Burdock Ceilidh Band Ceilidh band with Encore
View profile
Check availability
Ceilidh bandBirmingham

Award winning ceilidh band - played 500+ venues from Grand Halls to front lounges Inclusive, gender-free, amazing fun, great memories/photos

Shortlist
Hire Captain Bullhead Ceilidh Band Ceilidh band with Encore
View profile
Check availability
£1025 - £1650
Ceilidh bandLeeds

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

Shortlist
Hire Fairgreen Ceilidh Band Ceilidh band with Encore
View profile
Check availability
£500 - £950
Ceilidh bandNorwich

Fun & Frolic on the dance floor ~ Perfect for weddings and family celebrations. Guaranteed to get everyone dancing right from the start.

Shortlist
Hire Monkey See Monkey Do Ceilidh band with Encore
View profile
Check availability
From£10
Ceilidh bandSouthampton

Folk and Ceilidh band available for Weddings and Functions

Shortlist
Hire The Big Cool Celts: Scottish Ceilidh, Reeling & Covers Party Band Ceilidh band with Encore
View profile
Check availability
£1065 - £2840
Ceilidh bandLondon

With unrivalled service and quality, they have built a reputation as one of the best Celtic party bands in the UK

Shortlist
Hire Cumberland Ceilidh Band Ceilidh band with Encore
View profile
Check availability
£750 - £800
Ceilidh bandLondon

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

Shortlist
Hire Stumpy Oak Ceilidh Band Ceilidh band with Encore
View profile
Check availability
£950 - £1250
Ceilidh bandSuffolk

Stumpy Oak present a rhythmic, frenetic performance of tunes from across the British Isles.

Latest reviews of our Birthday Party Ceilidh Bands in Hereford

Cat’s Claw Ceilidh Band
Full starFull starFull starFull starFull star

"We had such an amazing time at our wedding! The band were absolutely fantastic and everyone had such a good time. Great communication and punctuality. They were so friendly and I really hope I get to hear them again at some point."

Kate hired Cat’s Claw Ceilidh Band for a Wedding (available in Hereford)

Verified Review, 7 June 2024
Cat’s Claw Ceilidh Band
Full starFull starFull starFull starFull star

"Amazing experience, really skilled caller and great sound! We booked for our wedding and had so much fun! Sorry we didn't dance for all of the dances, we didn't realise how tired we would be but our guests had a blast! Thank you so much."

Dorothea hired Cat’s Claw Ceilidh Band for a Wedding (available in Hereford)

Verified Review, 7 October 2023
Cat’s Claw Ceilidh Band
Full starFull starFull starFull starFull star

"The band was amazing. Great music and great engagement. They helped make our special day even more memorable."

Joshua hired Cat’s Claw Ceilidh Band for a Wedding (available in Hereford)

Verified Review, 9 September 2023

FAQs about hiring Birthday Party Ceilidh Bands in Hereford

Take the stress out of hiring musicians with Encore

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 Hereford

Useful information

Popular genres:
Ceilidh, Folk, Pop
Average response time:
2 hours
Busiest times:
July, August, September

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

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

Try our instant price calculator

Answer 2 quick questions to get an instant quote estimate
1How long would you need musicians for?
1 hour
2 hours
3 hours
2How many musicians would you want to hire?
2
3
4
5+
Bear in mind: musicians typically play for 45 mins with a 15 min break per hour.
Not quite sure of what you want?
We’re here to help!
Morven, our bookings specialist, is on hand to guide and assist you
1
Tell us about your event.
2
Relevant musicians are instantly alerted.
3
Available performers respond with tailored quotes.
Finding the perfect musician has never been easier.

A guide to hiring Birthday Party Ceilidh Bands

Take the hassle out of hiring Birthday Party Ceilidh Bands with Encore Musicians

The fastest way to find and book great musicians