FOR ALL AGES AND EVERY OCCASION! We are a BARN DANCE/CEILIDH BAND. Some people call them ceilidhs but we just do good old dances to tunes from Britain and America. If you want a good dance and plenty of laughs...WE'VE GOT THE LOT! We sing too!. Swing The Bridge is a CEILIDH or BARN DANCE BAND For All Ages And Every Occasion. WITH THE EMPHASIS ON ENTERTAINMENT!!! If you want a good dance and plenty of laughs SWING THE BRIDGE is an Experienced, Energetic and Professional 5-piece Folk/Rock Ceilidh Band comprising Pip Ives (Melodeon), Gemma Gayner (Violin), Geoff Sandiford (Bass Guitar), Neal Adams (Drums) and Martin Young (Guitar and Caller to teach you the dances, all in good humour). Weddings, birthday parties, corporate events, barmitzvahs or any event of your choosing. There are at least three ceilidh bands, that we know of, claiming to be “The UK’S Leading Ceilidh Band”. We do not claim to be “The UK’S Leading Ceilidh Band” but who is to say we are not?! Book us and then tell us whether we’re the UK’s leading ceilidh band! · We play lively traditional tunes in a fresh, modern way often coupled with a more up to date tune or song which might offer one or two surprises and..... · To enhance the atmosphere we have our own lighting. Disco Packages · We encourage our clients to book our ceilidh band and a separate disco package. While it might seem, in booking a ceilidh/disco package, that the total cost of your night would be slightly cheaper than booking them separately, we do not pretend to have the know-how of a dedicated and experienced DJ and we do not compromise simply to make more money. It is important that you have the very best entertainment and experience that we can offer. We are a ceilidh band. That’s what we do best. · However, clients are welcome to play their own music through our pa system via ipod etc. Available: London, Essex, Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire, Northamptonshire, Cambridgeshire, Suffolk, Norfolk, Surrey, Sussex, Hampshire, Kent, Buckinghamshire, Berkshire, Dorset, Somerset, Wiltshire TESTIMONIALS Martin and the guys were amazing throughout. A pleasure to deal with in the build up to the event and on the night. Got the crowd up and dancing no problem and everyone had a great time. Would definitely book again! Chris, Advantage Events, Windsor, Berkshire, April 2018 ____________________________________________________________ Hi Martin Just a quick line to say a huge thank you for a wonderful evening’s entertainment last night. Everyone had such a great evening and it was certainly a night to remember with much fun and laughter. With thanks Kind regards Georgina (Birthday Party, Bobbing, Kent, December 2017) __________________________________________________________ The band was absolutely brilliant and made our special celebration such fun. Everyone enjoyed the evening. We would thoroughly recommend them and if we had another ceilidh would book them again. They were on time and very professional in their attitude. Richard (Wedding Anniversary, Reading, September 2017) __________________________________________________________ Thank you all so much!! It was all amazing and we've had so many compliments about how incredible you guys were. Everyone had a fantastic time and we are so so pleased we decided to break from the mould of traditional wedding DJ and go with you guys! Kind regards! And thank you again Codie and Jules (Wedding, Hawkhurst, August 2017) __________________________________________________________ We wouldn't hesitate to recommend SWING THE BRIDGE : their playing at our wedding's evening reception was one of our favourite parts of the day! Our guests loved it too and the dance floor was packed the whole evening. SWING THE BRIDGE is a great band to hire if you want everyone up dancing, young and old (and in between!) They're a talented band and happy to turn their hand to a variety of music - perfect for us with a mix of Scottish, English & Irish guests. Martin and his team were a lovely friendly bunch and booking them and agreeing all the timings/details couldn't have been easier. Thank you so much for being part of a really special day. Best wishes, Jennie & Richard ( November 2016, Odo's Barn, Bilsington, Kent) ...
Top quality entertainment for Scottish weddings and events. Specialists in Ceilidh music!. We are the Iron Broo Ceilidh Band. A well known Aberdeen based Ceilidh band having played throughout Scotland and abroad for twenty years. Our very special lively blend of traditional Scottish Ceilidh music never disappoints and we are available for hire throughout Aberdeenshire, Scotland and around the World. Iron Broo have a well known reputation as one of the liveliest and fun Ceilidh Bands on the traditional Scottish music scene. We are the ideal ceilidh band to play your ceilidh functions such as weddings or corporate events. All of Iron Broo's ceilidh dances are called so there is no excuse for not dancing! We can be very persuasive. The band can be sized to suit the venue, large or small and for those who need it we can even provide an optional Disco service. ...
The Yoohoo Ceilidh Band play lively, upbeat Scottish music ideal for dancing. The band is based in the Scottish Borders but play regularly all over Scotland, the UK and abroad. The line-up of fiddle, keyboard and drums provides an energetic, contemporary mix that will have everyone dancing!Whether it’s a wedding, anniversary, birthday party, school dance, coroporate function or community party, the Yoohoo Ceilidh Band bring experience, quality and professional musicianship to your event.Caller!Laura is a skilled and enthusiastic dance caller and with her clear directions anyone can join in, no matter what their experience!Ceilidh/disco option...?A mix of music is increasingly popular as a way to vary your evening while having a ceilidh. Get in touch with the band to agree on a playlist that includes your favourites. The band will bring additional coloured lighting to set the mood for the disco set. A bit of light Jazz...?The Yoohoo Ceilidh Band seamlessly turn their hand to jazz when Michael switches to saxophone. A bit of jazz is often a great way to add that touch of class to your occasion. How about a few numbers while the venue is filling up for the ceilidh? Or an hour or two of light entertainment while your guests enjoy their meal...Lighting and PAThe Yoohoo Ceilidh Band comes with lights and P.A. system. They will ensure there is enough volume for the dancing but not too much for those chatty members of your party! ...
Premium UK ceilidh band for bespoke weddings, corporate events, barn dances and parties. Professional musicians and attentive service.. Ceilidh Generation are an exciting new addition to the professional ceilidh scene nationwide. Their contemporary formula of traditional instruments combined with drums, percussion and double bass - coupled with an expert caller - will ensure that even the most reluctant guests soon take to the floor and thoroughly enjoy themselves. When you book Ceilidh Generation, you can rest assured that you will receive a team of professional, smart and personable individuals to make your celebration run smoothly. All of their musicians are trained to a high level, with many years' experience of playing for ceilidhs and other events at fine venues across the country. "What a professional bunch they were. Thoroughly impressive, and one of the main highlights of our Wedding! Would definitely recommend". L Saunders, Bride We realise that organising a wedding with or without a wedding planner can sometimes be a stressful experience, and our wedding service aims to put your mind at rest from day one. With many years’ experience of events planning, Jonathan will confidently liaise with you or your wedding co-ordinator to ensure a smooth-running schedule which operates within a realistic time format. Our insider knowledge of fine venues across the UK places us in an ideal position to advise you on every aspect of your big day. We offer the same high level of professional expertise to all our wedding clients, be it a small boutique wedding or a large luxuriant celebration with many suppliers.Ceilidh Generation also welcomes bookings for civil partnerships (ceilidh dances adapted accordingly!), humanist weddings and partnerships, handfasting ceremonies, and all manner of alternative ceremonies.Wherever you want your special day, we can make it possible to be there with you. "Thank you for a marvellous evening. The variety of dances really got everybody involved, and the balance of ceilidh and disco was just perfect for the occasion''. Keen (but anonymous!) Partygoer ...
Scotland's favourite ceilidh band. An enthusiastic, fully professional Scottish ceilidh band that never fails to make weddings and ceilidhs a success. The band is based in Scotland but plays all over covering cities in the UK from Edinburgh and Glasgow to Inverness. We can provide a 3, 4, 5 or 6 piece ceilidh band depending on what your wedding/function or budget dictates. The band has 2 albums available from most high street suppliers and the internet. Ceilidh Minogue has also featured 'live 'on BBC Radio Scotland's Hogmanay show for 8 years. It has played in festivals from Orkney to Belgium and Jakarta. With wealth of experience in the music business the band can also provide jazz trios, pipers etc for your event. Book with confidence ...
London Ceilidh Band, Licence to Ceilidh.Young, energetic, professional ceilidh band available for hire through-out UK and beyond.Their traditional scottish ceilidh with modern, funky rhythm section appeals to all and when combined with professional, experienced caller there's no excuse not to dance!Fantastic entertainment for any event, whether a wedding, birthday / private party or corporate / charity function.They also offer a DJ service and can transform into a classical quartet, jazz trio or celtic duo for ceremony or reception drinks entertainment (solo musicians also available). As seen on: E4's 'Made in Chelsea', BBC2's 'Great British Menu', C4's 'Gok Wann's Fashion Fix'...Other clients include: Sting (twice!), UKTV, BBC3, BBC Radio 3, National Geographic, Orange, Vodaphone, London Scottish and many more... They're recommended suppliers for: Bijou Weddings, Visit Scotland, London Ceilidh Club and venues including South Farm, Ramster Hall, Pembroke Lodge, Drapers Hall, Broyle Place and The Walled Garden at Cowdray. ...
Dancing Feet Ceilidh Band - an exciting and innovative Scottish band who perform at weddings, festivals, corporate events, functions and parties across Scotland and Northern England. Their infectious style and energetic performance is guaranteed to get everyone up dancing. Based in Kirriemuir, Angus, Dancing Feet Ceilidh Band do a tour in France annually, and can call ceilidhs in French and German as well as English. They have also played in Spain, Belgium, Germany and the Nertherlands. This is not your conventional ceilidh band - with flute, fiddle, bagpipes, saxophone, guitar, cajon, loop pedal, vocals and caller, two musicians create a whole band sound by making live loops. The sound of Dancing Feet Ceilidh Band is influenced by the eclectic tastes and experiences of its band members, ranging from eastern european music to Scandinavian, with a strong Irish element in there too. They also offer wedding packages and can play for your ceremony, drinks recweption and can offer use of PA for your own play list should you require it at any time ...
HotScotch Ceilidh Band offer a vibrant blend of traditional and contemporary Scottish dance music for Wedding Reception Entertainment, Graduation Balls, Corporate Functions and many other events. An exciting mix of accordion, fiddle, and drums will provide just the right atmosphere for a cracking night!This Edinburgh Ceilidh Band caters for all audiences and can include a Disco and Lighting package to compliment the Ceilidh. Based in Edinburgh, HotScotch Ceilidh Band travel all over Scotland and the North of England as well as performing regularly overseas. Their lively style of playing and rapport with the audience will have the dancers up on the floor all evening. All of the ceilidh dances can be called by the band to ensure all can join in whatever their experience. All of the band members are outstanding musicians in their own right and have played at events all over the world. Please browse our website, listen to us play in the audio and video sections, read testimonials or contact us to discuss your requirements. ...
The Eclectic Ceilidh Club, is a Glasgow based, Fiddle Led three or four piece . Ceilidhs should be great fun! But not just for those who are already familiar with the dance steps. Aside from the music, the 'secret' of a great ceilidh is in the dance 'calling' where, in just a few minutes, people who have never danced at a ceilidh before find that they can learn the steps with ease. Eclectic Ceilidh Club guarantee a fantastic night's entertainment with dances interspersed with traditional song so that the participants can take well-earned breathers! We can also run a disco , with a playlist of your choice, or simply leave it to us!. ...
Top Ceilidh / Barn Dance band in the South East. Climax Ceilidh Band is one of the most highly experienced and respected English ceilidh bands with excellent musicians and an experienced, friendly caller. The Climax Ceilidh Band was formed in 2012 and has been delighting clients at weddings and private parties ever since. The band consists of: Whistles / pipes / saxophone Electric guitar / mandolin Accordion Caller The caller always makes sure that everyone feels able to join in the dances, no matter what age they are or whether they have two left feet or plenty of dancing experience. The important thing is to have loads of fun dancing to exciting music. The band has made two well-received studio albums. Their music is a mix of traditional tunes and self-written ones. The band’s sound continues to evolve to make the music both great for dancing to but also to listen to. This is what has given the band hundreds of well-satisfied clients both at private events and also on the public ceilidh circuit and at folk festivals in the UK and Europe. ...
Sophistication Strings comprises a pool of highly trained and experienced professional string players who perform in top UK orchestras such as City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, English Symphony Orchestra, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, National Symphony Orchestra and London Concert Orchestra. Crossover and commercial experience includes work with artists such as Robbie Williams, Katherine Jenkins, Russell Watson and Blake. We have also provided backing strings for the X factor and been invited to take part in ITV1's 'May The Best House Win'. All Sophistication Strings' musicians have extensive experience of the wedding and events industry and have performed at high-end Corporate events all over the UK and abroad. In addition to this, we all give solo and chamber music recitals regularly and have worked extensively in the session and recording industries. Sophistication Strings can offer: String Quartet Solo Violinists (electric and acoustic) Duos Trios Full String OrchestraSophistication Strings understand the importance of attention to detail. We will consider all special requests and our rates are highly competitive. For further information or for a quote, please contact us. ...
We are a three/four-piece ceilidh band specialising in Scottish and Irish music for ceilidh/Scottish country dancing. Visit our website to see and play us, including a You Tube clip shot on tour in Galway, ireland. we have a caller to make sure everyone can do the dances. Our wedding set can include a disco and we can also provide a piper for the church, reception and piping in the Bride and Groom to the wedding breakfast.We record on the Scotdisc label with six cds and a sdvd to our credit and we have won two Silver Discs from the Scottish Music Industry. We have toured the States,Singapoer, India, Egypt, New Zealand and played in most European countries.We can provide a folk duo with Jacobite weaponry display and also play authentic Parisian Balle Musette for French evenings.Slainte Mhath!The Kinlochard Ceilidh Band ...
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