Wedding Ceilidh Bands available to hire in Wiltshire

Hire a Ceilidh band for your wedding in Wiltshire today! We have 93 fantastic groups available to hire in Wiltshire to make sure everybody gets on their feet during your wedding celebration! With varying line-ups and instruments, fantastic callers to instruct the dance moves, and bands that will also play your favourite pop covers, there's no better time to book a Ceilidh band. All of the bands shown below can travel and are available in Wiltshire.

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All the bands below are available to travel to Wiltshire
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Ceilidh bandWinchester(31 mi)

A young, vibrant and exciting folk-rock ceilidh band, playing trad and new tunes. Full PA and we would love to play at your event!

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From£1280
Ceilidh bandSouthampton(36 mi)
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Ceilidh bandOxford(37 mi)

Electric ceilidh music with guts! Well established band with full PA looking to play at your wedding, event or barn dance!

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From£680
Ceilidh bandSouthampton(37 mi)

Folk and Ceilidh band available for Weddings and Functions

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From£1145
Ceilidh bandReading(38 mi)

Ceilidh Tree are one of the UK's most exciting ceilidh bands! Foot stomping fiddles, accordion and experienced caller to show the moves.

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From£1000
Ceilidh bandHook(39 mi)

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

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From£695
Ceilidh bandChepstow(44 mi)

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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From£640
Ceilidh bandPetersfield(46 mi)

The cutting edge of the UK's ceilidh scene.

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Ceilidh bandEvesham(50 mi)

Midlands based ceilidh band. Six piece to Two piece band available plus a caller for guiding you through the dances.

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From£800
Ceilidh bandAylesbury(57 mi)

A very experienced Scottish ceilidh band specialising in weddings, parties, Burns nights etc. Solo, duo, trio available

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Ceilidh bandKenilworth(68 mi)

An exciting and upbeat ceilidh band comprised of professional folk musicians, serving the Midlands, and beyond!

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From£580
Ceilidh bandLondon(71 mi)

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

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From£700
Ceilidh bandLondon(72 mi)

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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Ceilidh bandCoventry(73 mi)

Premium Experienced Professional Folk Musicians

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Ceilidh bandLondon(75 mi)

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

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Ceilidh bandLondon(75 mi)

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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Ceilidh bandLondon(75 mi)

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£845
Ceilidh bandLondon(75 mi)

Irresistibly danceable music

Hiring a ceilidh band

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Ceilidh, Irish rock, Traditional Irish folk
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How much does it cost to hire a ceilidh band?

The typical price per group member for ceilidh bands is:
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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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