Ceilidh Bands, Folk Bands & Irish Bands

Whether you're after Scottish, English or Irish music, our ceilidh bands will charm all ages onto the dancefloor.

You don’t need to know the steps – our ceilidh bands come with an optional caller to take you through the moves – and if you’d rather just listen, we can provide folk bands playing shanties, ballads and traditional songs.

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  • Based in:
    South East
  • Available in:
    All of UK
  • Price:
    from £660

First class ceilidh/barn dance band playing Irish, Scottish, English and Americana for listening and dancing. Additional musician available.

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  • Based in:
    London
  • Available in:
    London and South East England
  • Price:
    from £550 for 3-piece

3-piece dance band from London specialising in ceilidhs, Irish and folk music. With the option of an experienced caller, Merrily Kiss will ensure you are on the dance-floor all night! Extra musicians available including drums.

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  • Based in:
    London
  • Available in:
    London and the South East
  • Price:
    from £530 for 3-piece

London-based ceilidh band Ceilicious is made up of experienced, music-loving performers. With repertoire to suit all sorts of occasions, Ceilicious will make your event a true party!

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  • Based in:
    North West
  • Available in:
    The North, the Midlands, Yorkshire and Wales
  • Price:
    from £600

4-piece Irish band based in the North West, who play a fantastic and lively range of traditional and contemporary Irish music, as well as Celtic rock and country rock & roll. Also available as a 5-piece with caller.

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  • Based in:
    Scotland
  • Available in:
    All of UK
  • Price:
    from £740

Young, energetic 3-piece ceilidh band with optional caller who have performed at hundreds of weddings, parties and celebrations. With commanding calling skills, the band will have you whirling round the dance floor all night!

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  • Based in:
    South East
  • Available in:
    All of UK
  • Price:
    from £925

A hugely experienced band, with a unique combination of classic country rock, country and new country songs for fantastic hoedowns and line dance parties.

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  • Based in:
    South East
  • Available in:
    The South
  • Price:
    from £800 for 4-piece

A fantastic 4-piece folk band, playing English, Celtic and Eastern European styles, equally at home playing a foot stompin' evening session or folk ballads for a mellow afternoon party. Ceilidh dance caller available.

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  • Based in:
    London
  • Available in:
    All of UK
  • Price:
    from £965

Dynamic London-based bluegrass, Irish & gypsy jazz band who've played for Jim Beam & at the Royal Festival Hall, serving up a lively blend of toe-tapping music. DJ service and afternoon sets available.

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  • Based in:
    Scotland
  • Available in:
    All of UK
  • Price:
    from £545

A lively, upbeat Scottish band with an energetic, contemporary approach – ideal for dancing at weddings, anniversaries, birthday parties or community parties. DJ service available.

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  • Based in:
    Scotland
  • Available in:
    All of UK
  • Price:
    from £665 for 4-piece

Innovative 4-piece ceilidh band, whose unique line-up includes fiddle, flute, sax, pipes, guitar and bodhrán, playing dances, folk songs and instrumentals. Trio or duo available.

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  • Based in:
    London
  • Available in:
    All of UK
  • Price:
    from £495 for 4-piece

First class 4-5 piece folk group lead by female vocals with a repertoire featuring Jewish and Eastern European music.

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  • Based in:
    North West
  • Available in:
    All of UK
  • Price:
    from £615 for Trio

Manchester-based ceilidh band made up of three young, experienced and talented musicians with a repertoire of tradtional dancing songs. The Allemande Ceilidh Band will have your guests dancing all night long!

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  • Based in:
    London
  • Available in:
    All of UK
  • Price:
    from £845

Young and energetic London-based ceilidh band made up of top music college graduates. Perfect for weddings, parties and public events!

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  • Based in:
    East Midlands
  • Available in:
    The Midlands
  • Price:
    from £735 for 4-piece

Experienced folk band from Leicestershire featuring male and female vocals, fiddle, banjo, mandolin and acoustic guitar. They have a fantastic repertoire including lots of irish classics, and a ceilidh/barn dance caller available.

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  • Based in:
    London
  • Available in:
    All of UK
  • Price:
    from £1845 for 4-piece

Fun folk-style covers band with a repertoire of modern and classic songs performed in a Mumford & Sons style. Acoustic duo and extra sets available.

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  • Based in:
    London
  • Available in:
    London & the South, the East & the Midlands.
  • Price:
    from £550 for 3-piece

Outstanding traditional ceilidh band, well versed in Scottish and Irish dances and American country music, and representing excellent value for money. Available for weddings and parties of all descriptions, with or without a 'caller'.

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  • Based in:
    East Midlands
  • Available in:
    East Midlands, East of England
  • Price:
    from £425

Cambridge-based 3-5-piece ceilidh & folk band, playing Irish, English & Scottish classics through to old-time American and classical piano; they throw it all together, and everyone has a good time!

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  • Based in:
    Scotland
  • Available in:
    All of UK
  • Price:
    from £1015

One of Scotland's best-loved ceilidh bands, The Gleneagles were recently featured on BBC's Monarch of the Glen and STV's Heartless! Ceilidh horn section and DJ service available.