Several of our ceilidh and barn dance bands regularly perform in the Essex area at Wedding Receptions as well as Suffolk.All points in between all the major towns of Chelmsford,Colchester,Southend-on-Sea,Basildon,Clacton-on-Sea,Thurrock,Braintree,Harlow and Epping are covered,carrying on into the southern half of Suffolk incorporating the areas around Ipswich,Sudbury,Bury St Edmunds and Newmarket.
The bands are all very experienced in providing traditional music and dances suitable for both beginners and experienced dancers,including a caller for the event who can act as an MC throughout the night as well as explaining the moves,briefly,to all the guests.
Some of these bands are already listed on our website - for example.........(or go BACK to Homepage www.jigsnreels.com for more options)
Band Ref EAscCR - see http://www.jigsnreels.com/banddetail.php?ID=127. An authentic 3 piece Scottish Ceilidh band + caller. Approx total fee £525-00
Band Ref EA04 - see http://www.jigsnreels.com/banddetail.php?ID=123. A 4 piece Ceilidh and Barn Dance band + caller with music from all areas of the British Isles Approx total fee £525-00.
Band Ref EA01- see http://www.jigsnreels.com/banddetail.php?ID=130 . This very talented 3 piece Ceilidh band + caller from the Cambridge area often perform throughout Essex. Approx total fee £680-00.
For the smaller events,some of the bands may be willing perform as a 2 piece band + caller - an approx fee for such an event would be £400-00
Some other bands do not yet appear on our website - this may be because there are currently no sound samples or pics available. For example...................
Band Ref LTN.....an excellent 3 piece Ceilidh band comprising fiddle,accordion and guitar + caller.Really excellent musicians for lively dancing with a bit of a bias towards Celtic music. Approx total fee £525-00 (sound sample available upon request)
Band Ref HW - From East Essex area,this is a versatile 4 piece Ceilidh and Barn Dance band + caller with an extensive repertoire of British and American music - the band has an array of instrumentation comprising mandolin,banjo,melodeon,auto-harp and guitars featuring 2 fine vocalists to entertain guests in the short breaks between the dances.Approx total fee £540-00. (Sound sample of Concert performance available upon request)
Of course,many others amongst the ceilidh and barn dance bands which we represent will gladly travel to Essex - you can get the broader picture by going to our database. Just follow the link http://www.jigsnreels.com/search2.php and see just how many other bands are available to you. And don't forget..... our database is not totally extensive ! As you can see, there are other bands not even yet listed ! Just forward to us a general enquiry without specifying any particular band - it's almost certain that we are in contact with just the right ceilidh or barn dance band that would suit your particular wedding reception.
Finally, for your Wedding day, you can also book other types of artists (through this website) like Classical musicians, Jazz and Cover bands in Worcester and the whole of the Worcestershire area by clicking on http://www.jigsnreels.com/pagedetail.php?ID=19 .This new page will lead you to the link-up that we have with our partners. We do not specialise in providing such artists - BUT OUR PARTNERS DO !
For instance, you may wish to find a suitable Classical Quartet to perform earlier during the day. Naturally,should you wish to book another of these artists we can arrange this for you as part of one overall package - this means that we can undertake to 'dove-tail' the whole package of musical services so that you are not dealing with loads of different artists - meaning that all confirmations and paperwork can stay under the one,simple account. Alternatively,you may prefer to deal directly with our partners in their specialist field.The choice is,of course,yours entirely.
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