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3db Ceilidh Band are based in South Devon and draw upon the best British traditional sources, as well as influences from East Europe. The result is an energetic evening of country dance music with a unique flavour.
 
Provide music for dancing events in Devon and Somerset.
 

Devon's top Ceilidh Band, Amber Fire, gets your wedding or party rocking and reeling with their great music and superb musicianship

 


Traditional song from the British Isles with with Vocals, Hurdy Gurdy, Guitar, Bouzouki and Cittern
 

Quartet of voices, guitar, flute / saxophones and double bass, playing and eclectic mix of folk- and jazz-influenced acoustic music.  Based in Gloucestershire / Wiltshire.

 
Rhythmic & energetic Ceilidh band playing English, Irish, Scottish, US and European tunes.
 
 
Top quality traditional folk taken from around the UK, Ireland and America - Fun for Everyone at your Wedding Reception, Party or Corporate Event
 
Playing for the dancers, not just for themselves
 
 
2/3 piece folk band. Traditional and contemporary English and Celtic songs
 
Stompy Devon based trio with Jenny Read on Piano, Matt Norman on Mandolin and Ed Rennie on Melodeons. Shaking booty since 2008!
 
 
Music from the British Isles, America and Canada
 
Superb band for a ceilidh to remember! 3-, 4- or 5-piece. Relaxed, clear calling
 
 
Dance band for a great night out doing a wide range of dances - also traditional as well as contemporary songs.
 
 
English-style Country Dancing, Barn Dances, Ceilidhs and Concerts.
The Family folk-band for Festivals, Functions and Events.
 
 
Stompy southern English style ceilidh band
 
 
A lively Ceilidh band with youthful enthusiasm, some cracking tunes and a foot-stomping sound.
 
English and Anglo concertinas, melodeon and guitar form the basis of this dance band.
 
 
Traditional music and songs
 
 
A gypsy jazz swing band complete with improvisation, singing and tunes
 
 
Contemporary acoustic music which comprises of original & traditional material with a twist!
 
CELT

CELT are a four piece, high energy celtic folk band based in Teignmouth.

 
5 piece band playing lively traditional music for ceilidhs, barn dances, weddings, parties, or any type of event. (Devon/Cornwall)
 
  The One Man Jewell Band Music for Ceilidhs and Barn Dances performed by Chris Jewell playing melodeon, guitar, fiddle and bass all at once with the help of a loop pedal.  Ideal for smaller events in and around Devon.  See website
 
An a capella trio singing traditional and contemporary folk songs.
 

Exciting duo of two of Devon's finest acoustic musicians, Mike Cosgrave and Steve Banks. A diverse selection of beautiful folk music, trad and contemporary, from Britain, and Northern and Eastern Europe
 
Cotton Mill Ceilidh Band are the ideal choice for great fun and entertainment.
 
A Devon based female duo who perform homespun folk.

 
Traditional music and dance from the heart of Dartmoor
 
A three piece band who play English & Celtic music and song.
 
DevonBird
A folk trio who play original and traditional songs (With some tunes put in!) Visit website
 

Dumbo's Feather are a trio of vastly experienced performers, based in Devon. As well as performing Irish and Scots reels, jigs, polkas, airs and songs, they often venture into the realms of world music with smatterings of jazz.
 
 
Folk Rock Band
 
Devon's 'original buoy band' are one of the most entertaining acts to burst on to the folk scene in recent years
 
A band created from  a diverse range of musical backgrounds and creative wishes playing  original songs and a few obscure covers
 

Fiddlers on the Green

 

Folk/acoustic duo featuring Phil and Mahrey Berthoud on fiddles, guitars, vocals, bodhran and mandolin.

 


 
Lively five piece band with own caller
 
 
A four-piece Devon barn dance / ceilidh band playing traditional folk music with a modern rock backline and rhythms from around the world.
 
 

Songs of Love, Lust & Loose Living!

 
 
A Barn Dance/Ceilidh band with a great sound and a sense of fun
 
 
English Barn Dance Band with a touch of French
 
 
A lively group of versatile and experienced musicians consisting of Accordion, Fiddle and Keyboard.
 
 
A raucous 7 piece Klezmer band
 
 
"Tapping Toes Since 1978" - Lively music from Mid Devon band, playing throughout the Southwest.
 
 
Barn Dance Band performing throughout the South West for Weddings, Parties and Open Events
 
A neo-folk band playing traditional music and own compositions
 
 
A locally based Irish / English folk band, all good sing along stuff
 
Fiddle, accordion, bass, guitar & drums, & regular caller, Colin Andrews, also plays melodeon & banjo
 
A wide variety of traditional music for dancing and listening
 
“Musical Jewels from Europe” For all your special occasions and celebrations.
 
 
Kevara Klezmer Ceilidh Band complete with caller. For all Celebratory events. Contact Joel 01392 875239
 
Dancy Rock & Roll, Spiky Pop, Smouldering Soul and Irish Folk.
 
Mike and Tilly are a musical duo from Devon and have been playing and singing together since 2009. 
 
A duo from Dorset and Somerset who play a lively mix of traditional tunes which they have arranged for Fiddle and Classical Guitar alongside songs from around the British Isles.
 
Medieval and Tudor Music, Dance and Song
 
 
Monty's Maggot
English Ceilidh Band featuring two ‘national names’ from The Old Swan Band. We play cracking-good danceable English tunes with a driving rhythm from the fiddle of Flos Headford; and if we play a tune that isn’t English, it’s probably a tune that should be! Visit Website
 
Dances, music and songs for parties and celebrations
 
Lively spirited music for ceillidh/barn dance, weddings, functions etc. Happy to work with different callers or can provide our own.
 
 
A stompy, rhythmic ceilidh band with a fantastic range of traditional and self penned tunes and a collective experience of more than a hundred years playing for dancing.
 
 
A Klezmer style folk trio
 
Offshoots are a roots folk band with a transatlantic twist, covering a wide range of traditional and contemporary material in our own inimitable style
 
 
Fusing traditional music with elements of jazz and world influences.
 
  Old Gaffers Shanty Crew A well established Acapella shanty Crew based in south Devon but are willing to travel anywhere, (almost). We have a wide ranging repertoire from ballads to rip roaring work songs, sentimental to blood thirsty, songs both new and traditional, from our own country and abroad.
 
Paddy's Whiskers are a 4 piece band who play a footstompin' high energy mix of Irish, Celtic and American music and song for gigs, ceilidhs and barn dances
 
 
Traditional music for dancing from England, Scotland and America
 
 
A 5 piece band  playing mainly French and Breton traditional dance music  with some Cornish music included. The music ranges from the hypnotic to the raucous with beautiful and unusual melodies that will leave you gasping!
 
English country-dance music with an underlying rock rhythm.
 
 
An Exeter based ceilidh band playing lively dance music from England , Scotland , Ireland and further afield. 
 
"An upbeat 4 piece barn dance band playing a driving mix of Irish and Scottish jigs and reels, and rhythmic English dance tunes; on combinations of Bagpipes, Melodeon, Whistle, Flute, Bass, Guitar, Drums - and more!"
 
 
A 3 piece folk, drinking, piratical, Irish, rock, sea shanty band based in Exeter
 
 
‘Rakes Adrift’ combine traditional and contemporary music and song
to create an exciting and varied sound.

 
Red Shed are a six-piece dance band from Devon playing traditional English and Irish dance tunes with a special twist - music for the feet, head and heart.
 
"Energetic duo playing an upbeat mix of Irish and Celtic jigs, reels and songs."
 
 
Great musicians and relaxed, expert calling.
 
Fun for Everyone at your Wedding Reception, Anniversary or Birthday Party.
 
Great Irish music with traditional folk, reels and jigs as well as contemporary folk music
 
 
Versatile, high energy Celtic, Klezmer, Gypsy, East and West European music.
 
 
Somerset based duo
 
 
Contemporary folk playing traditional Irish folk tunes as well as original songs with the 'collective energy' of pop, rock, punk and folk genres. Suitable for any occasion - weddings, private parties, corporate events - in fact, any occasion where quality music is required.
 
Traditional dance music from Ireland, Scotland, England - also Yiddish, European and American dance music
 
A female folk duo performing traditional and contemporary folk songs and tunes.
 
 

Stampita are a South-west based band performing original and traditional music upon a variety of different instruments.

 

Ceilidh / Barn Dance band based in Cornwall and covering the whole of the South West.  We play an eclectic mix of Irish, Scottish and Cornish tunes. Available as a three piece or five piece band plus caller.

 
 
A versatile Tiverton-based band
 
Folk/Rockers with a difference
 
 
Swain's Gold are based on the Devon & Cornwall borders, and play traditional dance music for barn dances, ceilidhs, weddings and all kinds of celebrations in the South West.
 
 
Ceilidh and Barn Dances with caller - Folk Music For All Occasions.
 
 
Throughout the 70s and early 80s were one of the foremost exponents of acoustic folk/rock music on the scene - reunited for a tour in January 2005
 
 
Lively,  tuneful dance music for Barn Dances, Weddings, Parties etc.
 
Fiddle, Accordion/Piano and Guitar - plus own Caller
 

A Plymouth based Rootsy Acoustic Duo performing bouncy Celtic fiddle tunes with anthemic songs inspired by the past, the present, the natural, the supernatural and the relevant.


 
Mostly American Old Time and Bluegrass and a few songs
 
The Eelgrinders sound blends together elements of classical, traditional and jazz.
 
 
"Blowzabella meets Jethro Tull - with some English Traditional music thrown in!!"
 
Varied music with a folk influence
 
 
A not so serious ceilidh band
 
 
A Ceilidh Barn Dance Band covering Devon & Somerset
 


South Devon Based band playing lively dance music with a strong Irish flavour
 
 
Play violin and lots of Irish, English and Scottish Folk Music
 
 
 
  The O Marley's Ceilidh Band The O Marley's 4 piece ceilidh band. A lively, fun band playing an exciting mix of traditional Irish songs, jigs and reels. Guaranteed to get your feet tapping or dancing especially at Ceilidh gigs.
 
A 4 piece Alternative Folk band
 
 
The Other Band
Barn Dance/Ceilidh Band based in Cornwall - Lively six piece band with two callers available for weddings, parties, etc.
See web site Website
 
 
A a four piece band playing a wide range of popular songs ranging from 50's/60s  style Rockabilly,Rock & Roll hits to a variety of humerous novelty tunes.
 
High energy traditional and contemporary Celtic, English, American and European folk music
 
The Tavy Tars are a popular Devon based group specialising in traditional shanties as well as all kinds of songs of the sea.  Fine vocals and harmonies are frequently supported by guitars, banjo and concertina.
 
 
Celtic Music, Classical, Irish jigs, reels and ballads
 
 
A five piece acoustic folk group with attitude.
 
A fresh, dynamic and talented ceilidh band based around Chard on the South Somerset, East Devon, West Dorset border.
 
 
A Celtic mix of folk for listening and dancing and sing the odd song or two
 
 
Wessex Contraband
Four piece fast and lively Irish music. Songs, jigs and reels with humour and energy. (Wiltshire) email
 
 
Whippletree Ceilidh Band
Based in West Cornwall, offering a range of dances from Cornish to English, Breton and Morris. Available for any event at reasonable prices. Contact: 01209821188 or email
 
 
Winkleigh Morris musicians, with caller if required