Christmas party Ceilidh Bands for hire in Blackburn

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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 The House Devils Ceilidh band with Encore
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£500 - £2500
Ceilidh bandSale

Four-piece playing and singing Irish traditional music, Bluegrass. Vocals, guitar, flute, harmonica, uilleann pipes, banjo, bodhran.

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Hire Price of My Pig Ceilidh band with Encore
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£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

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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 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 Back of the Bush Ceilidh band with Encore
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£350 - £550
Ceilidh bandLancaster

Back of the Bush are a fabulously flexible duo of Richard Moss and Ben Farmer - songs tunes and dances from across the British Isles

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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 The Riot Band Ceilidh band with Encore
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Ceilidh bandBolton

The Riot Band is an experienced ceilidh band that plays festivals, parties, wedding receptions, and social events .

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Hire Riverborn Ceilidh band with Encore
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£400 - £800
Ceilidh bandHuddersfield

Traditional Celtic Folk duo based in Yorkshire, bringing a modern twist to Irish traditional music for your event!

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Hire Beer for Breakfast Ceilidh band with Encore
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£1159 - £1950
Ceilidh bandWarrington

Best Ceili band in NW England

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Hire Last Chance Saloon Band Ceilidh band with Encore
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£650 - £900
Ceilidh bandHebden Bridge

A hoedown with attitude for the 21st-century with swinging tunes and called dances in an awesome cowboy ceilidh

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Hire Tartan Trio Ceilidh Band Ceilidh band with Encore
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£1062.50 - £1250
Ceilidh bandManchester

Young, energetic and professional ceilidh entertainment for Weddings and Events throughout the UK!

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Hire Cahootenany Ceilidh band with Encore
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£750 - £1000
Ceilidh bandHebden Bridge

Storming 5 piece ceilidh dance band and caller with years of experience of bringing people together to dance and laugh at every event

FAQs about hiring Christmas Party Ceilidh Bands in Blackburn

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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 Christmas Party Ceilidh Band in Blackburn

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

How much does it cost to hire a Christmas Party Ceilidh Band in Blackburn?

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

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Recent reviews of our Christmas Party Ceilidh Bands in Blackburn

“The trio were excellent! Really friendly and very talented. They got everyone dancing and in a fabulous tangle. Two 45 min sets were just right for us and everyone was shattered by the end. They added some ceilidh magic to our wedding. Even the teenagers loved it! Thankyou so much. ”

23 March 2024
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Grahame hired Tartan Trio Ceilidh Band for a Wedding (available in Blackburn)

“Recently booked PoMP for my wedding and they were absolutely fantastic. We had a mix of beginners and experienced guests but everyone was able to dance along thanks to a great caller! The band DJ'd for us at the end of the night and catered for song requests from guests throughout. Communications running up to our wedding had been great and they were very fast with responding. Overall a very satisfactory experience and we would happily book PoMP again.”

19 March 2024
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Cuebong hired Price of My Pig for a Wedding (available in Blackburn)

“Absolutely fantastic! We cannot fault anything, smooth communication from both Encore and Ben at Price of my Pig. They were very flexible and accommodating on the run up and during the party. All the guests thoroughly enjoyed the Ceilidh dancing and we found having a caller explain the dances super! Highly recommend the band to anyone looking to add a fun activity to an event or party! Thanks so much guys :) ”

10 February 2024
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Vicky hired Price of My Pig for a Birthday party (available in Blackburn)

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