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Traditional Live Irish, Scottish and Folk Music Bands for Barn Dances and Ceilidhs

Contactaband Entertainment Agency

Emsworth Food Festival.Maybe you are planning the live music for your Wedding reception or Birthday party or special function and looking to hire a Ceilidh, Folk, or Barn Dance Band – then the Contactaband live music and entertainment agency can provide all the folk and traditional live music for your event – throughout Hampshire, Sussex, Dorset, Wiltshire, Surrey, Berkshire and the London area. Offering reliable, live music bands and callers (the caller is a cross between a dance instructor and Master of Ceremonies and talks your guests through the dances) and callers with CDs, all at value-for-money prices.

We have expert knowledge of all the best local performers around today backed by 30 years experience in the live folk music and Ceilidhs music entertainment business. We offer a wide range of live acts; including Scottish and Irish live bands, jazz bands, folk singers and even Scottish Bagpipers! …from solo artists to a full Ceilidh band with fiddler. The musicians we provide are professional and experienced and all the bands are fully equipped with their own P.A systems. We can assure you our bands will provide the perfect atmosphere for your event.

We specialise in folk, Ceilidhs and traditional live bands, and Contactaband also supply:

  • Barn dance bands
  • Discos with DJs
  • Jazz bands and steel bands
  • Speciality dance acts including Irish, Scottish Appalachian dancers and Morris dancers
  • Scottish bagpipers for all occasions, including funerals
  • Old Time Music Hall acts
  • Traditional folk singers including Sea Shanties

We supply folk, traditional, and speciality live bands and acts for:

  • Ceilidhs
  • Barn dances
  • Weddings
  • Wedding receptions
  • Birthday parties
  • Retirement parties
  • Corporate functions
  • Corporate hospitality events
  • Scottish music / Burns Nights
  • Irish music / St. Patricks Nights
  • St. Georges Day celebrations
  • Anniversary parties
  • School functions
  • Charity and fundraising events
  • Line Dancing classes
  • Country and Western Nights
  • Private club functions

If you want live music for your party or event thats a bit different please get in touch…
For friendly, helpful advice about how to organise and plan your live music event and for full information about the range of prices available contact:

Una Boulton on 02392 632 770 email:

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