19 amazing local Welsh Irish / Folk Bands to hire for events.
These are the perfect Irish / Folk Bands for weddings, corporate events & parties in Wales area, locally sourced by our entertainment experts. Find the best Welsh Irish / Folk Bands only at Alive Network, the UK's biggest entertainment agency.
5 stars - Artys Party are Highly Recommended53 Reviews Number of members: 3Swansea
A lively group of musicians including a Brit Award and Mercury Music Prize nominee. Arty’s Party play Irish singalong standards. You can dance the night away to the ceilidh calling dance tunes such as the Seige of Ennis, the Gay Gordons, Strip the Willow....
5 stars - Gypsy Rogues are Highly Recommended76 Reviews Number of members: 4West Midlands
This fantastic 4 piece Irish & ceilidh band has enjoyed a steady rise to success with a number of radio and TV appearances, two fast-selling self-produced CDs, and a reputation as ‘one of the best Irish bands to come out of Birmingham’....
5 stars - Amhran are Highly Recommended2 Reviews Number of members: 2Cardiff
A lively and professional duo performing the very best Irish tunes! With warm wit and the Irish party spirit, Amhran are the perfect choice for any occasion! Previous clients include Cheltenham Race Festival, Robert Smith from The Cure, International Folk Festival in Guernsey, Welsh Rugby Union & more!...
5 stars - Accordionist Cailin are Highly Recommended14 Reviews Number of members: 1London
Performing traditional songs from around the world, Accordionist Cailin has an impressive resume of Festival & TV appearances, as well as previous clients including Princess Anne, Sting, Jamie Oliver & Guy Ritchie!...
5 stars - The Celtic Folkers are Highly Recommended4 Reviews Number of members: 3Cornwall
A Celtic music band from Cornwall, who play a powerful mix of Cornish, Irish and Scottish folk music. With a scintillating blend of high energy folk songs, rousing sea shanties and buoyant instrumental arrangements, The Celtic Folkers can be sure to get any crowd going....
5 stars - Connery are Highly Recommended41 Reviews Number of members: 4Cheshire
Professional male lead 4-piece Irish band playing a lively range of traditional & contemporary Irish, Scottish or English songs & tunes plus Celtic & Country Rock. Full PA supplied. Full Ceilidh with caller if required. Great for parties & celebrations!...
5 stars - The Shanty Buoys are Highly Recommended3 Reviews Number of members: 4Suffolk
The Shanty Buoys are a wandering acoustic group home-brewed in rural Suffolk with an unmistakably bold and original harmonic sound covering folk, sea shanties ('The Wellerman'!) and acoustic folk covers of contemporary songs and '90s classics....
5 stars - The Rovers are Highly Recommended1 Reviews Number of members: 2Derbyshire
The Rovers are a Duo of the finest calibre bringing you the best in traditional and modern Irish music. Masters of feet stomping tunes sure to have the audience out of their seats and waltzing round the dancefloor. You won't be able to resist full chest out singing to classic songs by The Dubliners, The Wolfe Brothers and The Pogues....
5 stars - Traditional Duo are Highly Recommended1 Reviews Number of members: 2London
The Traditional Duo are an instrumental Celtic fiddle & guitar duo specialising in traditional music for your special event. Upbeat & feel-good, Traditional Duo cover lively Irish, Scottish or English tunes, or some slower Celtic pieces & waltzes....
5 stars - The Banjo Guy are Highly Recommended7 Reviews Number of members: 1Cornwall
An award winning & highly experienced Banjo player providing fun & unique entertainment! From exciting foot tapping bluegrass to interpretations of Jazz, Blues & Romantic pieces, The Banjo Guy is musically versatile & ready to entertain at any occasion!...
Ceilidh Cools' bringing Ceilidh back and they are up for the craic! Come all ye lasses & rogues, strap in your brogues and step out for the Ceilidh. The liveliest Irish & Scottish folk band in the UK! (Barn dancing caller available)...
Country Cools' boots are made for walkin' and they ain't just honky-talkin'! They get your gusts buckled-up & ready to hoedown in no time. The liveliest country & western band in the UK! (Line dancing caller available)...
5 stars - The Irish Ceilidh Band are Highly Recommended7 Reviews Number of members: 4Vale of Glamorgan
Introducing you to real Irish Ceilidh; guaranteed to get your feet stomping! This high energy 4-piece band features an array of traditional instruments from the fiddle, whistles and the Irish Bodhran! Complete with outstanding musicianship, warm wit and Irish charm, The Irish Ceilidh Band have entertained crowds across the UK!...
5 stars - Mario Lee (Accordionist) are Highly Recommended5 Reviews Number of members: 1Devon
With a wealth of music from around the globe, Mario Lee has entertained audiences with a dazzling display of virtuosity. From Greek to Russian, sing-along to classical, standards to easy listening, why not try a night's entertainment with a difference?...
5 stars - The Whiskey Priests are Highly Recommended4 Reviews Number of members: 5Staffordshire
The Whiskey Priests are a good time band bringing you the luck, charm and talent of the Irish! Performing live sets bursting with soul, joy and real musicianship, The Whiskey Priests perform songs from The Dubliners, The Pogues, The Waterboys and tons more!...
5 stars - Lord Strange are Highly Recommended2 Reviews Number of members: 3London
Lord Strange are a striking instrumental folk trio that perform traditional tunes from England, Scotland, Wales, Ireland, Scandinavia, America & more! With a flexible repertoire & a caller also available, Lord Strange are perfect for all types of events!...
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5 stars - Manic Jacks are Highly Recommended
“I have sent a personal email to the band as it did not seem enough to just write on here how amazing they made our day, from learning the song perfectly that we asked for to just c...”
Amy R booked Manic Jacks for their Wedding in Wales
5 stars - Artys Party are Highly Recommended
“Everyone commented how much they had enjoyed having the band at our wedding. They got everyone up dancing and played several familiar tunes as well as things people hadn't heard be...”
Angharad T booked Artys Party for their Wedding in Wales
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How much do Welsh Irish / Folk Bands cost?
Irish / Folk Bands in Wales cost from £199 to £1528. The average price in 2022 was £700. Prices vary depending on experience, demand, size of act, travel costs and the specs of the equipment provided. Artists travelling into Wales from further away will usually charge more than a local act due to travel time and fuel costs.
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