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Rabscallion

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 experie ...

Price from £1,326 + travel

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Set List / Repertoire

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...

Prices

Price from £1,326 + travel from West Midlands

Based on 5 members performing 1 x 75 minute set

  • West Midlands From £1,352
  • East Midlands From £1,412
  • South East From £1,429
  • South West From £1,451
  • Wales From £1,460
  • North West From £1,476
  • East of England From £1,478
  • Yorkshire and the Humber From £1,496
  • North East From £1,670
  • International From £1,687
  • Scotland From £1,729
  • Northern Ireland From £1,740
  • Republic of Ireland From £1,740

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Lineup

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.

Full Biography

Highlights
* Great accomplished group of musicians
* Instrumental Dances
* Various line-up options available
* Low rates in the Midlands
* 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.

36 Customer Reviews

Performance quality: 5 stars
Sound quality: 5 stars
Behaviour: 5 stars
Communication before and at your event: 4 stars
Audience engagement: 5 stars
Value for money: 5 stars

Everybody had a blast! Exactly what we were after.

5 stars - Rabscallion are Highly Recommended booked for their Wedding in West Midlands August 2019

“These guys were exactly what we were after. Lively, energetic, patient with the corralling of dancers and well called out. Everybody had a blast and we've been told it was great by so many people who wish that they had thought of it.”


Thoroughly enjoyed the evening

5 stars - Rabscallion are Highly Recommended booked for their Wedding at Bruisyard Hall in Suffolk

“Guests thoroughly enjoyed the evening. They taylored their performance to meet our needs.”


All the guests are still talking about the fun

5 stars - Rabscallion are Highly Recommended booked for their Wedding at Rivington Hall Barn in Greater Manchester

“They are a fantastic band and they got everyone up dancing - even those with no expereince. even when we got it wrong it was great fun and all the guests are still talking about the fun. It made my sons wedding. A Huge thanks for your talent and professonalism”


We all had a great evening and everyone really enjoyed the ceilidh!

5 stars - Rabscallion are Highly Recommended booked for their event at Rivington Hall Barn in Greater Manchester

“To all of you in Rabscallion Just to say thanks for the music and dancing you led on Saturday night in Lapworth. We all had a great evening and everyone really enjoyed the ceilidh! Lots of people commented on how good the band was, several saying you were the best they had seen! If we hear anyone is having a similar do, I will definitely recommend you”


Rabscallion was perfect for our event.

5 stars - Rabscallion are Highly Recommended booked for their event at Norwegian Church Arts Centre

“The event went fantastically. Rabscallion was perfect for our event, and without exception every email we have received about the party since then has praised the band. They’re not only excellent musicians, but great people too.”

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