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rabscallion ceilidh band west midlands

Rabscallion

Ceilidh Band based in West Midlands

Price from £1326
A ceilidh band, with a charismatic caller, who will get all the audience on the dancefloor from the word go, the onus is on fun! Dances suit all ages and levels of experience.
5 stars - Rabscallion are Highly Recommended 35 Customer Reviews

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Instrumentals:
Miss Monaghans (Reel)
Man of the House (Reel)
Greenfields of Glentown (Reel)
Sandy Grant (Reel)
Mason’s Apron (Reel)
The Mouseskin Shoe (Reel)
Coolfin (Slide)
Fiddle Castro’s Return to Galway (Reel)
Piddali Pom (Jig)
Point Road (Jig)
Asturian Way (Reel)
Banish Misfortune (Jig)
Dirty Linen (Slipjig)
Kid on the Mountain (Slipjig)
Foxhunters (Slipjig
Butterfly (Slipjig)
Blackbird (Jig)
Spoot O’ Skerry
Phil the Fluter
Lucy Hampton
Rose in the Heather
Finnish Polka
Franks Reel
Hells Bells (Jig)
Hosepipe (Swedish Set)
Reconcilliation

Dances:
Virginia Reel
The Flying Scotsman
Spin Off One
Muffin Man Jig
The Happy Slide
Oxo Reel
Dashing White Sergeant
Cumberland Eight
Strip The Willow
Fiddle Castro
and loads more...

  • Great accomplished group of musicians
  • Previous clients include Nationwide Building Society, Ink Films Ltd & Ascot Racecourse
  • 30+ Positive customer reviews
  • Instrumental Dances
  • Various line-up options available
  • Requests and music between sets for no extra charge

Line up:

Default lineup: 5 members

We aim to be as flexible as possible! The standard 5-piece line-up of Fiddles x 2, Cajon Percussion, Double Bass, Guitar/Caller, can be augmented with other intruments such as Irish Flute, Irish Whistle, Accordion, Trumpet, Saxophone, Keyboards, Electric Guitar, Banjo, Bodhran, Celtic Harp, Tuba

Almost any combination is available, to create the perfect atmosphere from formal Ceilidh to evocative duo, to a crazy barndance hoedown! Please enquire for advice.

Technical & Ryder Info: Self contained PA system suitable for small to large events, provided by the band. Please specify.

Highlights
* Great accomplished group of musicians
* Instrumental Dances
* Various line-up options available
* Low rates in the Midlands
* Requests and music between sets for no extra charge



About Rabscallion:
Rabscallion features some of the UKs most experienced and high quality young
musicians on the folk scene today.

Show Description:
As a ceilidh band with a charismatic caller who will get all the audience
on the dancefloor from the word go the onus is on fun! The music features
exciting and addictive grooves propelled by the dynamic rhythmn section
accompanying a plethora of blazing tunes from dual fiddles and the evocative
sound of the irish whistle.

The dances are suitable for all ages and levels of experience. The set will
always be tailored to suit the event from traditional set dances to crazy
barn dance fun! 

The band is also available to break down into smaller cominations, including
soloists, to perfectly augment the traditional atmosphere you'd like to
capture.
 
Available Instruments/Lineups:
Rabscallion's standard 5 piece lineup consists of;

-Fiddles x 2, Cajon Percussion, Double Bass, Guitar/Caller.

For larger/or smaller lineup's, the following instruments are also available;

-Irish Flute, Irish Whistle, Accordion, Trumpet, Saxophone, Keyboards, Electric Guitar, Banjo, Bodhran, Celtic Harp, Tuba.

The above instruments can be booked in any combination (see booking options). However, Rabscallion may recommend a certain combination for your particular event to help conjure the perfect atmosphere from formal Ceilidh to a crazy barndance hoedown!

Technical & Ryder Info:
Self contained PA system suitable for small to large events, provided by the
band. Please specify.

Hot food and drinks at no expense to the band for the duration of their stay
at the venue.

Choose any of the following booking options when you hire Rabscallion from Alive Network

  • Octet Add £486

    8 Piece

  • Septet Add £324

    7 Piece

  • Sextet Add £162

    6 Piece

  • Quartet Deduct £162

    4 Piece (only suitable for background music)

  • Trio Deduct £324

    3 Piece (only suitable for background music)

  • Duo Deduct £486

    Deduct