Birthday party Ceilidh Bands for hire in Stafford

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Hire The Burdock Ceilidh Band Ceilidh band with Encore
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Ceilidh bandBirmingham

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

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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 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.

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Hire The Ceilidh Band Ceilidh band with Encore
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£1200 - £1500
Ceilidh bandBirmingham

We are a five piece ceilidh band who play lively traditional tunes for all festive occasions. We work with our caller, Jono, for most gigs.

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Hire Behan's Footsteps Ceilidh band with Encore
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Ceilidh bandBirmingham

Irish Folk Duo of Brothers, Accordion, Violin, Guitar and Vocals.

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Hire Notorious J.I.G. Ceilidh band with Encore
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From£640
Ceilidh bandShrewsbury

Mixing the hottest breaks from old school and modern hip hop, disco and funk with blistering traditional tunes on fiddle and accordion.

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Hire Patchwork Ceilidh band with Encore
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£960 - £1800
Ceilidh bandBirmingham

Jazz-Folk fusion band playing the best of English, Scottish and Irish folk and jazz. Perfect for adding a unique sound to any event!

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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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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.

Recent reviews of our Birthday Party Ceilidh Bands in Stafford

“Fantastic band and a lovely group of people. We had an amazing night and the band were brilliant. ”

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Katie hired The Burdock Ceilidh Band for a Private event (available in Stafford)

“The musicianship was fantastic and Dan was great as caller. He got everyone involved and the ceilidh was a wonderful way to get all our guests together. It made such a fantastic finale to our evening and we are so grateful to the Burdock Ceilidh Band for making the end to our day of celebrations so memorable. It really was perfect!”

22 July 2023
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Sally hired The Burdock Ceilidh Band for a Wedding (available in Stafford)

“The Burdock Ceilidh Band were absolutely excellent. They were inviting, friendly, wonderful musicians, very personable and very receptive to the needs of the people at the party so as to include all physical abilities possible in the dancing. I would recommend them to anyone for a party. Thanks for a great evening. ”

14 January 2023
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Gayle hired The Burdock Ceilidh Band for a Birthday party (available in Stafford)

FAQs about hiring Birthday Party Ceilidh Bands in Stafford

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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 Stafford

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Ceilidh, Folk, Pop
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Busiest times:
July, August, September

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

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

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