A Guide to Barn Dance
Bands and Ceilidh Bands
A barn dance is a chance for one and all to have a
memorable and fun-filled event. A barn dance is great fun for the young and not
so young! From the very nature of the dances it’s and ideal way to have all your
guests mixing together, total strangers will soon become acquainted!
The Dances are chosen to challenge but not baffle, a good
caller will keep all on track. If you know your left from your right and can
count up to eight, you can do it!
Instruments played by Ceilidh Bands range from medieval to
modern. The music comes from traditional sources – England, Ireland, America,
Scotland and some parts of Europe. .
The old meaning of the word “Ceilidh”.
The meaning of the Gaelic “Ceilidh” (pronounced Kay-lee)
was a gathering at which people sat around and talked, told stories, sang songs,
played music and danced.
Booking the band.
The Edge Entertainment Consultants are able to offer one of
the largest selections of Barn Dance and Ceilidh Bands in the UK.