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  • Aire Crossing Ceilidh Band
    Enthusiasts of traditional acoustic music and dance, the Aire Crossing Ceilidh Band performs music from the
    British Isles, Europe and America. The band comprises 6 musicians, 2 of whom are experienced callers, playing a variety of accordion, melodeon, guitar, banjo, bass guitar and whistle.
    Contac: Roy Johnson
    Mobile: 07580007284
    Email: info@airecrossingceilidhband.co.uk
    Website: http://www.airecrossingceilidhband.co.uk

    All The Right Notes !
    House Band at
    Leeds Contra Dance - Second and Fourth Tuesdays in Headingley Parish Hall.
    (Except July and August). A Lively English Folk / Ceilidh Dance Band, with tunes mainly from
    Britain and North America.
    Contact: Carole Sherwell
    Telephone: 07759-285234
    Email: alltherightnotesband@gmail.com
    Website: http://alltherightnotes.weebly.com/
  • Alterego Ceilidh Band
    Three/four piece Ceilidh Band available for dancing/concerts/festivals etc., playing traditional and self-written music and songs. Available to play East/North/West Yorks. Various callers used depending on location/type of event
    Contact: Olga Jackson
    Telephone: 01759 372020
    Email: olga.j18@btinternet.com
    Website: http://www.alteregocb.net
  • Aluinn Ceilidh Band
    Top class
    Leeds, Yorkshire based Ceilidh/Barndance Band. Great mix of Scottish, Irish, American and English dances. Ideal for weddings, parties, corporate functions. All dances clearly explained.
    Leeds, West Yorkshire
    Contact: Aly Pryde
    Mobile: 07812 411 521
    Email: alypryde@hotmail.com
    Website: http://www.aluinn.co.uk

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Beggars Belief
Accordion-based funky folk-rock ceilidh band specialising in weddings, parties, festivals and social events.
South Yorkshire
Telephone: 01909 720656
Email: beggarsbeliefband@gmail.com
Website: www.facebook.com/beggarsbeliefofficial

  • Big Stuffed Fish
    No nonsense. Foot stomping good time Barn dance band. With a mix of traditional folk tunes and fun ceilidh dances, young or old, you'll dance yourself dizzy with us! Available for all types of events big and small. Beginners dances, family events. parties. weddings,
    Contact: Kevin Marshall
    Telephone: 01909 519088
    Email: bigstuffedfish@gmail.com

The Black Box Band
Ceilidh / barn dance band with caller and PA. Mostly English tunes on melodeon, fiddle and keyboard
West Yorkshire
Chris Partington
Telephone: 01422 832145 or 07999 859037
Email: cpartington@outlook.com
Website: http://www.cpartington.plus.com/B3/Black%20Box%20Band,%20home.html

  • Black Sheep Ceilidh Band
    Accordion, guitar, flute/piccolo/whistles. Own caller.
    Sheffield, South Yorkshire.
    Contact: Richard Watkinson
    Mobile: 07913 652582
    Email: rwatki@orpheusmail.co.uk

Blind Panic Ceilidh Band
Exciting ceilidh music in a driving contemporary style. Fiddle, accordion, bass & guitar.
Contact: Dan Millward
Telephone: 07840 561056
Email: blindpanicceilidhband@outlook.com

  • Blind Stag
    The band was formed when a group of experienced ceilidh musicians decided to form something a little different, with more emphasis on the heavy driving beat, and the introduction of traditional and contemporary song and music, to provide an overall entertainment package and create the right party atmosphere. The band plays for weddings, birthday parties, anniversaries, Irish nights, and of course village hops and festivals.
    Contact: Martyn Cresswell
    Address: 2
    Hillside, Thornton Le Moor, Northallerton DL7 9DU
    Mobile: 07929479975
    Email: martyn.cresswell1@gmail.com
  • Bracken Rigg Band
    South Yorkshire based, traditional Scottish accordion and fiddle band, specialising in Scottish Ceilidh and English Barn Dances for nearly 50 years. Extensive experience of organising weddings, ceilidhs, parties, Burns' night/ St Andrew's night/ Hogmanay and St Patrick's night events.
    Contact: Geoff Wright
    10 Woodside Road, Scawthorpe,
    Doncaster, South Yorkshire DN5 9LE
    Telephone: 01302 784561
    Email: brackenrigg@gmail.com
    Website: http://brackenrigg.co.uk/
  • Brassy Sharman's Fancy
    Playing in
    N Lincs, N Notts and Yorkshire. Long established, well liked Ceilidh band playing for barn dances, weddings, parties and fundraising events. Playing electric folk music from England, Scotland and Ireland. Instruments include, harmonica, concertina, melodeon, keyboards, bass guitar, six and twelve string guitar.
    Contact: Peter Carney, Telephone: 01427 752582 Email: carneyp@aol.com
    Roberta Fulford, Telephone: 01652 653217 Email: r.fulford@talktalk.net
    Dave Rowbottom, Telephone: 01724 853239 Email: dave.rowbottom@hotmail.co.uk

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  • Cadellin
    Sheffield, South Yorkshire
    Lively 3 piece English ceilidh band (flutr melodion and guitar)based in
    Sheffield. Available for weddings, parties, social events etc for anyone from complete beginners to experienced dancers. Own caller and PA.
    Contact: Charley Roberts
    Email: info@cadellin.co.uk
    Website: http://www.cadellin.co.uk/
  • Capstick Ceilidh Band
    We are an experienced 5 piece band covering a wide repertoire of traditional folk music from across the
    British Isles and America. We provide the PA system, band and caller and aim to provide a relaxed and fun time. Suitable for absolutely everybody including first timers. All the dances are carefully explained.
    Contact: Hilary Pattison
    Mobile: 07985 083950
    Email: hilary.pattison@gmail.com
    Website: http://www.capstickceilidhband.co.uk

Cobblers Wax
6-piece ceilidh band. Fiddle, flute, accordion, keyboard, percussion, caller.
Contact: Jean Carter
Brookside Cottage,
Forest Moor Road, Knaresborough, North Yorkshire HG5 8JY
Telephone / Fax: 01423 863433
Email: bjcarter@ntlworld.com

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de Mowbray's Musicke
Peter Barnard, Kate Billmore, Kathleen Watson, Sammi Tooze and Ray Wiseman play Medieval and Renaissance music on a wide range of period instruments, sing and teach and display dances of that time. They are available to play for period dances and workshops, concerts, fairs and period events.
Telehone: 01427 873937
Email:: peter.barnard@me.com
Website: http://www.demowbray.info

  • Dr ReelGood Ceilidh Band
    Dr. ReelGood, the North's Acclaimed Ceilidh Clan, an authentic blend of acoustic instruments and ceilidh calling for all occasions. No other folk band transports the celtic tradition to today's celebration quite like this bunch. Our versatile and seasoned caller Garry Grindall's appealing approach is the perfect dancefloor invitation. Backed by a noteworthy four-piece ensemble, together we'll make dancers of you yet!
    Contact: Josh Blinkhorn
    Phone: 01484 846008
    Email: joshuablinkhorn@hotmail.co.uk
    Website: http://www.doctorreelgood.co.uk/
  • Drop of a Hat Ceilidh Band
    Four-piece ceilidh band with a caller performing for weddings, anniversaries, birthdays etc.
    South Yorkshire / North Derbyshire
    Contact: Don Edwards
    Jeffrey Lane, Bradwell, Hope Valley S33 9JE
    Telephone: 01433-620304
    Website: http://www.drop-of-a-hat.co.uk
  • The Drouthy Band
    Celtic music with attitude. Ceilidhs, concerts, pubs, clubs etc.
    Contact: Tony Cerexhe
    Telephone: 07910 984618
    Email: drouthyband@btinternet.com
    Website: http://cerisemusic.co.uk

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English Rebellion Ceilidh Band
Ceilidh band specialising in English music, much of which is trad and some composed by Nick Barber.
West Yorkshire
Contact: Mary Humphreys
Telephone: 01535 501017
Email: mary@maryhumphreys.co.uk
Website: http://www.englishrebellion.co.uk

  • Enoch's Hammer (Country Dance Band)
    Mainly English and French tunes – very simple to mind-bogglingly difficult dances depending on skill and sobriety of dancers always lots of fun for all and no previous dance experience is required.
    Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
    Contact: Gary Slater
    Telephone: 0161 282 8507
    Email: garyjslater@ntlworld.com

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  • Fiddlers Wreck Ceilidh Band
    FiddlersWreck is a three- or four- piece Ceilidh band based in
    York featuring Nicky Ward on the fiddle, Marie Jary, Accordion and Michael Jary who is the caller & concertina player. We also have various guest musicians making us a four piece band.
    The band formed in 2005 and has now built up a well respected name in the ceilidh band circuit.
    Michael will explain everything you need to know to dance with plenty of easy and fun dances for complete novices upwards plus a few more complex dances for more experienced dancers.
    We cater for any type of function, Birthdays; Weddings, Parties etc and for any number of dancers from 40 to 400. Should your function have any particular requirements then please do not hesitate to contact us. In particular we are able to provide a smaller band for certain shorter or smaller events on a budget.
    Contact: Michael Jary
    Phone: 07866 514759 or 01347 833083
    Email: ceilidh@fiddlerswreck.co.uk
  • Four Hand Band
    Mary Humphreys (keyboard) and Anahata (melodeon) playing ceilidhs as a duo. New to
    Yorkshire in 2018 but long prior experience of playing ceilidhs in East Anglia. Small band with a big sound, playing mostly English music.
    Contact: Anahata
    Telephone: 01535 501017
    email: anahata@fourhandband.co.uk
    Website: https://www.fourhandband.co.uk

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  • The Gina Le Faux Band
    Available for dances and / or concerts. Fiddle, Guitar, Double Bass and Caller. Also available with 2 fiddles. Any combination of the above.
    Also available as The Compact Ceilidh Band with Fiddle and Guitar/Caller
    Sowerby Bridge,
    West Yorkshire
    Contact: Gina Le Faux
    Telephone: 01422 316961
    Email: gina@ginalefaux.com
    Website: http://www.ginalefaux.com
  • The Great Northern Ceilidh Band
    One of Yorkshire's finest ceilidh bands, available for barn dances, weddings, birthdays, corporate events, parties and celebrations of all kinds. Made up of experienced, high calibre traditional musicians we create a lively, energetic, inherently danceable sound guaranteed to have your guests on the floor.
    Dance music from a variety of traditions, including English, Irish, Scottish and American tunes. Wide variety of songs ranging from heartfelt Scottish ballads to all out Rock 'n' Roll.
    Contact: Roy Atkinson
    Skircoat Moor Road, Halifax HX3 0HA
    Telephone: 01422 350980
    Email: northernceilidhs@hotmail.com
    Website: http://www.northernceilidhs.com/
  • Greensleeveless
    Cause to celebrate? Lively music for barn dances and ceilidhs for birthdays, weddings, other events, fund-raisers and dance clubs. Programmes devised with care for both inexperienced and experienced dancers. Resident band and caller at York Ceilidh Club. Available across
    Yorkshire and beyond
    Contact: Ros Batchelor
    Telephone: 01904 624216
    Email: rosbatchelor@gmail.com
    Website: http://www.yorkceilidhclub.org.uk/

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  • Hekety
    Acclaimed Yorkshire-based dance band focused on the modern incarnation of English traditional dance music. They have performed at many large festivals in the
    UK including Sidmouth and Warwick. Melodeon, fiddle, cittern, bass and clarinet.
    Contact address:
    43 Melrose Road, Pitsmoor, Sheffield S3 9DN
    Telephone: 0114 249 2708
    Email: hekety@hekety.co.uk
    Website: http://www.hekety.co.uk/
  • Herd on the Hill
    Fresh and unique three-piece, with caller, offers a ceilidh/barn dance with a difference.
    An award-winning author, young fiddle virtuoso/composer, and pork-pie-hat-wearing bassist, present an exciting and memorable fusion of Shetland, Scottish,
    Yorkshire, North-East, and World music.
    Herd on the Hill creates tunes to tap the toes and move the heart.
    Contact: Aidan Tulloch
    Email: aidantheweddingfiddler@aol.com
    Website: http://www.aidantulloch.wordpress.com
  • Hessle Ceilidh Band
    a four piece band with a dance caller. We play whistle, fiddles, recorders, guitar, bass, piano, bagpipes, hurdy-gurdy and various percussion. Our gigs are vibrant and fun ideal for people who like a good old knees up! Sparkling musicianship and a dazzling array of instruments make us the natural choice for celebrations and gatherings of all kinds. Please note we only work in
    East Yorkshire.
    Contact: Quentin Budworth
    Address: Flat 2,
    17 Trafalgar Crescent Bridlington, YO15 3NR
    Mobile: 07877434739
    Email: quentinbudworth@yahoo.com
    Website: http://www.hessleceilidhband.com/


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  • Last Chance Saloon Band
    A barndance band with attitude. An accessible " cowboy ceilidh" with called dances to tunes from Johnny Cash to Hillbilly Abba! "Great sounding band with a lovely sense of fun"
    Fiddle, accordion, bass, guitar, drums and vocals. Festivals, weddings, other events. Own caller and PA. Based
    W Yorks but travel..
    Contact: Mike Hancock
    Telephone: 07801352983
    Website: http://www.lastchancesaloonband.co.uk

The Little Band
Ceilidh / barn dance band with caller and PA. Fiddle, flute, melodeon and guitars.
We encourage all your guests to partake in the dancing, keeping the dances as simple or as complex as your guests will enjoy. For birthdays, weddings and wedding aniversaries. Also club and association social occasions. .
North Lincolnshire
Contact: Max Bradley
Telephone: 01472 694735
Mobile: 07850-838088
Email: info@thelittleband.co.uk
Website: http://www.thelittleband.co.uk/
Little Bigfoot Bar dance Band.
Fiddle, Guitar, Double Bass and caller
Contact Richard Watkinson
Email : rwatki@orpheusmail.co.uk

  • Lys St Georges Folk Dance Band
    We play for ceilidhs, barn dances, folk dances, parties, weddings, fund raisers, corporate events, concerts and festivals. We can play for English, Scottish, French, Playford, Medieval and Renaissance dances - all with expert guidance. Peter Barnard - Dance Caller, melodeons, bagpipes, recorders, Anglo concertina. Kate Billmore - bagpipes, clarinet, bass clarinet, recorders. Dave Prebble - Anglo concertinas. Katy Robinson - fiddle and cello .Own caller.
    Contact: Peter Barnard
    Telephone: 01427 873937
    Email: peter.barnard@me.com


  • Morgan Rattler Ceilidh Band
    Ceilidh/Barn Dance band consisting of Gordon Tyrrall (guitar,flute and electric ‘cello), Brian Peters (melodeon, concertina and fiddle) and Caroline Whitehead (flute, whistle). Lively band playing a wide range of English, Scottish and Irish music, with a particular interest in Northern English tunes. PA included and experienced dance caller arranged.
    Contact: Caroline Whitehead (Ms)
    31 Delph House Road, Crosspool, Sheffield. S10 5NR
    Telephone: 07752935219
    Email: morgan@morganrattler.co.uk
    Website: http://morganrattler.co.uk
  • Morning Dew
    'Morning Dew? are a five piece band who are available for folk clubs, charity fund-raisers and barn dances. We do not charge and only ask for a donation to Macmillan Cancer Support and some travel expenses.
    Contact: Gordon Beastall
    Address: 26 Carrs Meadow, WITHERNSEA,
    East Yorkshire HU19 2ER
    Mobile: 07977 685878


  • The New Fox Band
    Experienced professional ceilidh trio (also available as a duo) with melodeon, fiddle and percussion. The band includes a caller with a large repertoire to suit all crowds, including complete beginners. Yorkshire-based but happy to travel anywhere. PLI. Own PA, PAT tested. Live videos and recordings on our website.
    Contact: Paul Young
    Mobile: 07776122746
    Email: newfoxband@hotmail.com
    Website: www.newfoxband.co.uk
  • The New Hooley Band
    The New Hooley Dance Band produce a lively fusion of folk and roots music which has surging melodies guaranteed to get feet tapping and people dancing. The band are available for any social event throughout the North of England where entertaining guests is a priority.
    Contact: Dick Walker
    Email: dicknjune21@gmail.com
    Website: http://thenewhooleyband.com
  • Northern Comfort
    Country dance / ceilidh band. Mainly traditional English tunes plus some self penned. A lively band compared favourably to Peeping Tom. Concertina, flute, whistles, bass and drums.
    Bradford, West Yorkshire
    Contact: Chris Nelson
    Telephone: 01943 863715
    Email: info@northerncomfort.org.uk
    Website: http://www.northerncomfort.org.uk
  • Norton Green Ceilidh Band
    Duo Ceilidh Band Dance Caller and one accordianist
    Contact : Keith Burnett
    Address : 75 Lingfield Ash, Coulby Newham,
    Middlesbrough, Cleveland. TS8 0SU
    Telephone : 01642 274764
    Mobile : 07913823241
    Email : kb.burnett1@gmail.com
    Website : http://nortongreenceilidhband.co.uk


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  • Our Northern Branch
    String dance band specialising in North English music.
    West Yorkshire
    Contact: John Adams
    Telephone: 01422 822413



  • Phoenix Ceilidh Band
    Lively 4/5 piece traditional ceilidh band, caller/fiddler,bouzouki/mandolin,fiddle/flute/whistles,banjo/melodeon. We play variety of music from Celtic and English tradition for any social occasions.
    Bradford and Calderdale
    Contact Address: 7 Low Bank Cottages, Oakworth, Keighley BD227SD
    Telephone: 07929375533
    Email: cathray2@tesco.net
    Website: http://www.phoenixceilidhband.co.uk/
  • Pied Piper Folk Dance Band
    4-6 piece barn dance band with caller. Traditional and Playford styles. Weddings, birthdays etc. Book early.
    Scarborough, North Yorkshire
    Contact: Cyril Swales
    Telephone: 01723 582681
  • Pierrot
    Description: Dance band playing English and French music for ceilidhs, barn dances and other events
    Contact: Jerry Oakes: Riverdale, Canal Lane, West Stockwith, Doncaster DN10 4ET
    Telephone: 01427 890151
    email: pierrotmusic@hotmail.co.uk
    Website: http://www.pierrotmusic.co.uk/
  • Players of Note
    Our ceilidh band have long experience of getting parties, wedding receptions and other special events into full swing with their repertoire of dance tunes, jigs and reels. They have their own caller, who will take dancers through their steps, making the band perfect for both novices and experienced ceilidh-goers.
    Contact: Anthony Hayward
    Email: info@playersofnote.co.uk
    Website: http://www.playersofnote.co.uk
  • The Polka Dots Country Dance Band
    Ceilidh band with own caller. Melodeon, clarinet, keyboard/guitar.
    Contact: Jan Porter
    Mobile: 07939 032224
    Email: jntprtr@aol.com
    Website: http://www.polkadotsbarndances.co.uk/
  • The Pure Drop
    We are a lively Ceilidh band who have been performing together for many years. We play a wide range of Irish, Scottish, American and English dance sets and guarantee to get everyone at your event up dancing!
    Contact: Richard Doherty
    Email: rickydordy@hotmail.com
  • Quadrille Ceilidh Band
    4 piece band (three musicians plus caller). Socials, parties, weddings, festivals and private functions. Also available as a trio or duo.
    Contact: Chris Lingard
    Address: Pinfold Barn,
    Southfield Lane, Burnley, Lancashire BB10 3RQ
    Telephone: 01282 696263
    Mobile: 07747054615
    Email: clingard48@yahoo.co.uk
  • ReelDeel Ceilidh & Concert Band
    Ceilidh band for weddings, functions and special occasions.
    Redcar & Cleveland
    Contact: Len Wilson
    Telephone: 01642 486434
    Email: ceilidance@btinternet.com
    Website: http://ceili.co.uk/
  • Reelin' And A Rockin'
    We're a versatile, Derbyshire and South Yorkshire-based electro and acoustic ceilidh band and we're available for all kinds of functions. Whether it's a wedding, a birthday party or any other kind of event, we'll be sure to make everything go with a swing! So, if you want a quality band for your big event, just head over to our contact page and book us now!
    Contact : Pam Quickfall
    Telephone: 01246 206102
    Email: pamquickfall@gmail.com
    Website: http://www.reelinandarockin.com
  • Rhythm Chaps
    3 or 4 piece ceilidh band including fiddle, guitar, banjo, mandolin & keyboard. Long established, entertaining, versatile and very experienced musicians and caller.
    South Yorkshire
    Contact: Chris McShane
    Telephone: 01226 765792
    Email: info@rhythmchaps.co.uk
    Website: http://www.rhythmchaps.co.uk/
  • Roger the Badger
    Sheffield based 4-piece ceilidh/barn dance band playing foot-tapping Irish, Scottish, English material. Suitable for all celebrations, functions, conferences etc. Fiddle, mandolin, guitar, bass, with top quality caller, guaranteed to liven up any social evening
    Contact: Cath James
    Telephone: 0114 232 0421
    Email: info@rogerthebadger.com
    Website: http://www.rogerthebadger.com/
  • Róisín BánCeili Band
    5 piece celtic band with Gordon Tyrral - flute, guitar, voc  , Chris Dyson - fiddle, voc, Paddy Heffron -button accordian, voc & sean nos dance , Richard Moss - guitar & voc.  Caller/Soundman  Barry Evans. Playing for ceilis & set dancing. All abilities. Weddings, corporate events , acoustic or with PA. Annual fixture at Whitby Folk Week for set dancing night.
    Contact: Chris Dyson
    Charlestown, Ackworth, Nr Pontefract, West Yorks. WF7 7DU
  • Roosters Ceilidh Band
    Lively Ceilidh Band with own caller
    Contact: Ted Dodsworth
    3, St Olave's Close,
    Ripon, HG4 2JF
    Telephone: 01765 609522
    Email: teddodsworth@lineone.net
    Website: http://www.roostersband.org.uk
  • Rosianna
    Four-piece band and caller. Banjo, accordion, flute, saxophone, whistle, 12-string guitar. Affiliated to The English Folk Dance and Song Society. Up-tempo music with the emphasis on FUN.
    Scunthorpe, Lincolnshire
    Contact: Chris Marshall
    Telephone: 01724 763464
    Email: rosiannacb@yahoo.co.uk
    Website: http://www.freewebs.com/rosiannacb

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  • Shake-a-Leg Dance Band
    Lancashire & Saddleworth based for 21 years, the band presents a unique blend of English Country with brass and jazz fusion. The Shakers have played festivals nationally and are renowned for their stompy high energy sound, delivered with fun and improvisation. Available for social getherings and dance events of all kinds.
    Contact: Phil Brown. Whistledown Barn, Backridge Farm,
    Twitter Lane, Waddington, Lancs. BB7 3LQ
    Telephone: 01200 422085
    email: info@bigwhistle.co.uk
  • Shepherds Hey
    Traditional acoustic style, Fiddle/melodeon, tenor horn/whistles, mandolin/guitar.
    Tunes from
    Yorkshire, Britain and abroad. Ceilidh and old time dances. Great for weddings, parties. A flexible and friendly caller.
    Contact: Robin Shepherd
    Telephone: 01535 958069
    email: rgshepherd@talktalk.net
    website: http://www.robin-shepherd.co.uk/index.php?page=2
  • Shinjig
    Highly experienced Celtic influenced electric folk-rock ceilidh band featuring fiddle, octave mandolin, saxophone/woodwind, guitar, bass and drums. Also available as Shinjig Acoustic for more intimate venues. See our Facebook page for video of us in action.
    Contact: Huw Evans
    Website: http://.shinjig.com
  • Silver Thistle Ceilidh Band
    Experienced Scottish Ceilidh Band based in
    Sheffield. Fiddle, Accordion, Guitar, Drums.
    Contact: Alex
    Email: silverthistle@hotmail.co.uk
    Website: http://www.silverthistleband.co.uk
  • Spinning Jelly
    English and Celtic music for ceilidhs and concerts. Multi-instrumental band with adaptable caller.
    West Yorkshire
    Contact: Lucy Speller
    Telephone: 01535 645193
    Email: lucy@spinningjelly.co.uk
    Website: http://www.spinningjelly.co.uk/
  • Stair Heid Band
    Premier 5 piece Scottish ceilidh and concert band with caller. Scottish, Irish, English, American and German material. Instrumentation includes accordion, fiddle, keyboards, tenor and 5 string banjos, mandola and mandolin, guitar and bass guitar. Weddings, festivals, concerts, clubs etc. Strong vocals, traditional and contemporary material.
    Leeds, West Yorkshire
    Contact: John Gray
    Telephone: 0113 268 7414
    Email: Stairheidband5@aol.com
  • Stray Chords Ceilidh Band
    Barn dances & ceilidhs
    Harrogate, North Yorkshire
    Contact: Philip Rowe
    Telephone: 01423 540056
    Email: straychords@gmail.com
    Website: http://www.straychords.co.uk
  • Strings and Reeds Folk Dance Band
    Caller and 3 musicans - piano accordian, button accordian and electronic bass and fiddle. Formed in 1986. Available for barn dances and ceilidhs; all types of occasions from group socials to weddings.
    Contact: Phil Croft
    Endowood Road, Sheffield South Yorkshire S7 2LZ
    Telephone: 0114 2363758
    Email: Philipcroft@hotmail.com
    Website: http://www.stringsandreeds.co.uk/
  • Tables Turned
    Lively and very experienced barn dance/ceilidh band with caller, for all occasions. Fiddle, accordion, bass, guitars, cittern. Music and dances from
    England, Ireland, Scotland and America.
    Contact: Tony Westran
    Balby Road, Balby, Doncaster DN4 0RD
    Telephone: 01302 562875
    Email: finetuning1@googlemail.com
    Website: http://sites.google.com/site/tablesturneddance/
  • Tenterhooks String Band
    Traditional North Country dance music, mostly researched from 18th and early 19th century sources, and played with the classic period line up of twin fiddles and cello (and some half-long/border pipes)
    Chris Partington
    Telephone: 07999 859037
    Email: cpartington@outlook.com
    Website: http://www.cpartington.plus.com/tntflr.html
  • Tiefrung Gleemen
    Community-based band featuring saxophone; accordion; violin; guitar; mandolin. Available for ceilidhs, barn dances and other functions.
    Weekly rehearsals at Terrington Hall School Music Room, Mondays
    7.30 pm - 9.30 pm. New members welcome.
    Terrington, Ryedale,
    North Yorkshire
    Contact: Marco Baben
    Telephone: 01439 770175
    Email: babenm@globalnet.co.uk
    Website: http://www.tiefrunggleemen.co.uk/
  • Thom Hardaker Ceilidh Band
    Studied music in
    Russia and around Europe. Winner of many international competitions. Been playing around Britain for the last two years. The band consists of 2 accordions and a drummer.
    North Yorkshire
    Contact:: Thorn Hardaker Ceilidh Band
    Kings Arms, High Street Sutton-in-Craven. BD20 7LP
    Telephone: 07736228951
    Mobile: 07736228951
    Email: tjhardaker@gmail.com
    Website: http://www.thomhardaker.com
  • Trevor's Fetish Ceilidh Band
    Lively Huddersfield/Holmfirth based band with a strong reputation throughout the region, offering a spicy blend of music and dance. Performing
    Sheffield to Skipton and Settle, Bradford, Ilkley, Harrogate, York and beyond. Complete with expert caller and available for weddings, parties, festivals etc.
    Contact: Anne Spence
    203 Moor Lane, Netherthong, Holmfirth HD9 3UP
    Telephone: 01484 686610
    Email: anne@ceilidh-band.org.uk
    Website: http://www.ceilidh-band.org.uk/
  • Trinculo
    Vibrant English ceilidh band with fiddle, sax, melodeon, guitar and bass guitar.
    Sheffield, South Yorkshire
    Contact: Nigel Holmes
    Telephone: 0114 221 8308
    Email: band@trinculo.co.uk
    Website: http://www.trinculo.co.uk/
  • Village Hop Band
    An experienced ceilidh band based around lively traditional English dance music played on melodeon and anglo concertina. This band has a flexible line-up to cater for all occasions and includes musicians who play regularly together in various bands and music sessions. In addition to melodeon and concertina, the line-up may include keyboards, french horn, fiddle, percussion, trombone and recorder. This band can be engaged either with, or without, the services of a dance caller for birthdays, celebrations, weddings, barn dances, fund raising events etc.
    Contact: Heather Hazell
    Telephone: 01423 527892
    Email: chas@crimple.demon.co.uk
    Website: http://www.crimple.demon.co.uk/hbj.htm

  • White Horse Ceilidh Band
    Band of four, sometimes five, musicians playing Irish, Scottish, English and American music. Own PA and caller,
    East Yorkshire region and beyond.
    East Yorkshire.
    Contact: Tom Gaynard
    Telephone: 01482 346939
    Email: whitehorseband@tgaynard1.karoo.co.uk
    Website: http://whitehorseceilidhband.co.uk/

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