21 of the finest Dorset Ceilidh Bands to hire for your events.
These are the perfect Ceilidh Bands for weddings, corporate events & parties in Dorset, locally sourced by our entertainment experts. Find the best Dorset Ceilidh Bands only at Alive Network, the UK's biggest entertainment agency.
5 stars - The Thirty-Nine Steps Trio are Highly Recommended4 Reviews Number of members: 3Somerset
Making your event fun & enjoyable whilst getting everyone dancing, from experts to beginners! The Thirty Nine Steps Trio are one of the South West’s most loved Ceilidh bands! Delivering energetic, quality performances, this trio of highly accomplished musicians are an essential for any event looking for a lively experience!...
5 stars - Hazelwood are Highly Recommended3 Reviews Number of members: 4Hampshire
Southampton based barn dance band Hazelwood are the band for your event. Hazelwood play a mixture of English, Irish, Scottish and American styles of music suitable for club/works socials, wedding receptions, fund raisers. 3 Piece band plus caller....
5 stars - The Thirty-Nine Steps Ceilidh Band are Highly Recommended4 Reviews Number of members: 5Somerset
The Thirty-Nine Steps Ceilidh Band are one of the South West’s favourite and most accomplished ceilidh/ barn dance bands. Their number one priority is to make your occasion enjoyable and fun, to deliver a quality performance tailored to your preferences and to get you all dancing whether you are an expert or a beginner....
5 stars - The Banjo Guy are Highly Recommended6 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!...
5 stars - Sandpiper are Highly Recommended4 Reviews Number of members: 5Lancashire
The Sandpiper Band are amongst the UK's finest ceilidh bands. They perform the most exciting, entertaining and energetic ceilidhs for weddings, parties, celebrations & corporate events. Previous engagements include performing at festivals and events in Europe, North Africa and beyond....
5 stars - Ceilidh Champions are Highly Recommended2 Reviews Number of members: 5London
If you're looking for a dynamic and lively ceilidh band, look no further! This 5 piece band with caller, will perform all the traditional Irish and Scottish jigs and reels, that will keep you and your guests dancing all night long....
5 stars - Artys Party are Highly Recommended52 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 - 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 - Celtic Cello are Highly Recommended2 Reviews Number of members: 1Glasgow
Acclaimed cellist, Celtic Cello, will bring a unique quality to your event with solo cello in Scottish / Celtic style. Also available with a looping pedal, allowing for full arrangements with driving rhythm or delicate, sensitive accompaniment!...
5 stars - The Cyclones are Highly Recommended42 Reviews Number of members: 4Surrey
The Cyclones set is geared very much towards keeping people on the dance floor and generating a party atmosphere, with strong harmonies, quality vocals, and energetic performances. 4-piece line up can be increased to a 7-piece. Irish & Jewish repertoire also available!...
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!...
5 stars - The Manchester Ceilidh Trio are Highly Recommended8 Reviews Number of members: 3Greater Manchester
One of the finest Ceilidh bands around, The Manchester Ceilidh Trio are a young and extremely talented trio who will have your guests dancing from the first note to the very last! All Royal Northern College of Music graduates, members have performed with UK leading orchestras, indie-folk band Belle & Sebastian & Andrea Bocelli!...
5 stars - The Ceilidh-oots are Highly Recommended21 Reviews Number of members: 3Glasgow
The Ceilidh-oots are amongst the UK's finest ceilidh bands. They perform the most exciting, toe-tapping ceilidhs for weddings, parties, celebrations & corporate events. Previous engagements include performing at the 2012/13 BBC Scotland Hogmanay Celebration!...
5 stars - Last Dram are Highly Recommended1 Reviews Number of members: 4Perthshire area
A high energy Scottish Ceilidh band that guarantee to make your event a sucess. Available in a range of line ups and including a caller as standard, Last Dram are a popular choice bringing great entertainment and most of all 'great fun' to all!...
5 stars - Roses Of Ireland are Highly Recommended1 Reviews Number of members: 3Southern Ireland
Roses Of Ireland are an exciting, classical crossover ensemble combining the talent & experience of some of Ireland's foremost musicians. Their unique arrangements & varied repertoire includes Irish traditional, operatic, classical & contemporary pieces....
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5 stars - Lord Strange are Highly Recommended
“Lord Strange were exactly what was wanted at the party. they were prompt, charming and played delightfully.
K A booked Lord Strange for their event at Up Cerne Manor in Dorset
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How much do Dorset Ceilidh Bands cost?
Ceilidh Bands in Dorset cost from £231 to £3142. The average price in 2021 was £971. Prices vary depending on experience, demand, size of act, travel costs and the specs of the equipment provided. Artists travelling into Dorset from further away will usually charge more than a local act due to travel time and fuel costs.
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