King Ceilidh Barn Dance Band

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King Ceilidh Barn Dance Band performs an exciting mix of Scottish, Irish, English, French and American styles, delivering a barnstorming ceilidh that everybody can enjoy. Those rip-roaring jigs, reels, polkas and hornpipes are sure to have all of your guests out of their seats and up on their feet on the dancefloor in no time at all, gyrating away like there’s no tomorrow!

“King Ceilidh Barn Dance Band plays an irresistible mix of Irish, English, Scottish, French and American tunes to create a barnstorming ceilidh…”

Never barn danced before? No problem the band brings a dance caller to organise the dances – the caller is quite used to dealing with all ability levels, from seasoned experts to complete beginners.  Don’t worry if you and your guests tend to get your feet (and almost everything else) a bit tangled up to begin with – this is completely normal! Besides ‘getting it wrong’ is half the fun anyway!

The caller starts with really simple dances that complete beginners feel quite at home with. Each dance introduces something new. Want a Scottish Ceilidh. The caller will include Scottish favourites such as Strip The Willow, The Gay Gordons and The Dashing White Sergeant. After an Irish Ceili? Expect The Siege of Ennis and The Bridge of Athlone + all your favopurite Irish songs. Going American? Get ready to Dos y Doh in cowboys hats at an American style hoedown.

King Ceilidh Barn Dance Band present a splendid traditional British barn dance, a wild Irish knees-up, a Scottish ceilidh or an American hoedown.

  • Barn Dance in Scottish, Irish, English, French or American style
  • A specialist dance-caller walks you through the dances
  • Perfect informal ice-breakers for weddings and family parties!

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Repertoire

Dance-Tunes

King Ceilidh Barndance Band play an attractive selection of music for dancing drawn from the Irish, Scottish, English and American traditions.

Irish Songs

  • Black Velvet Band
  • Carrickfergus
  • Dirty Old Town
  • Fairytale Of New York
  • Fields Of Athenry
  • Follow Me Up To Carlow
  • Galway Girl
  • Green Fields Of France
  • Lakes Of Ponchartrain
  • Londonderry Air (Danny Boy)
  • Muirshin Durkin
  • Ride On
  • Sally Gardens
  • Seven Drunken Nights
  • Spanish Lady
  • Star Of The County Down
  • The Belle Of Belfast City
  • The Irish Rover
  • Town I Loved So Well
  • Whiskey In The Jar
  • Wild Mountain Thyme
  • Wild Rover
  •                                                      ….and plenty more …

Swing Jazz Classics

  • Ain’t Misbehavin’
  • All Of Me
  • Bye Bye Blackbird
  • Can’t Give You Anything But Love
  • Cheek To Cheek
  • Dinah
  • Don’t Get Around Much Any More
  • Girl From Ipanema
  • It Had To Be You
  • Minor Swing
  • My Blue Heaven
  • Night And Day
  • Nuages
  • Out Of Nowhere
  • Sunny Side Of The Street
  • Sweet Georgia Brown
  • Sweet Home Alabama
  • ‘SWonderful
  • The Nearness Of You
  • Walkin’ Stick
  •                                                      ….and plenty more….