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Headliner offers the best Irish and Ceilidh band hire. Irish bands and Ceilidh bands are fantastic for any event. Whether you are looking for Irish bands, Ceilidh bands, folk bands, or Irish folk, Headliner has an option for you. These styles are particular popular at weddings and parties including barn dances. The Ceilidh band originates from Ceilidh social gatherings and encompass a mix of fiddle, flute, tin whistle, accordion, bodhrán, hammered dulcimer.

Ceilidh band performances are usually very lively; involving a range of Ceilidh dances from jigs to polkas. Hire Scottish Ceilidh and Irish Ceili Bands, now!

Headliner helps you source and book great soloists, bands and DJs for your wedding, party or corporate event. Find and hire a local Ceilidh or Irish band to perform at your event.

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    • Wraggle Taggle Ceilidh Band

      Trio act for hire
      London, United Kingdom
      Want an award winning band of fun traditional musicians to perform at your wedding or any other event? Contact Wraggle Taggle Ceilidh Band. This band of musicians and artists has performed for Mick Jagger, Robert Smith of the Cure, Princess Beatrice, Princess Eugenie and Frank Skinner to name a ...
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      Fee from £410 (4 more options)
    • BlackRock Ceilidh

      Band act for hire
      Evanton, United Kingdom
      Formed around a fire in our local pub sessions 12 years ago the band has grown to a very busy and successful group playing Weddings, festivals, celebrations , parties, corporate functions, galas and pub/ hotel venues. We performed over 80 bookings & were chosen to contribute to a Channel 5 ...
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      Fee from £640
    • Ceilidh With Us

      Band act for hire
      London, United Kingdom
      A unique all-female Ceilidh ensemble combining the Classic Folklore with upbeat Pop & Rock tunes with / without a caller. Ceilidh With Us, a 2-6pc band established in 2017, consists of internationally acclaimed musicians and a strong female bond. Each coming from a different musical ...
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      Fee from £805 (7 more options)
    • Debbie Boyd Band

      Band act for hire
      Newmarket, United Kingdom
      Experienced, versatile and very entertaining 5 to 10 piece female fronted wedding and corporate function band based in Norfolk, covering East Anglia. Huge repertoire of floor fillers from 7 decades, including up to date chart hits, both male and female lead vocals, optional brass section and DJ ...
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      Fee from £1055
    • Annasach Ceilidh Band

      Band act for hire
      Edinburgh, United Kingdom
      Annasach has been playing for ceilidhs, parties, birthdays, folk festivals and weddings since 1990 throughout Scotland, as well as UK, Ireland, Guernsey, Netherlands, France, Belgium, Italy, Portugal, Switzerland, Sweden and USA. We have a solid reputation, providing an energetic vibrant sound ...
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      Fee from £835
    • Ceilidh Tree

      Band act for hire
      London, United Kingdom
      Ceilidh Tree perform lively Scottish, Irish, English & Welsh folk music for dancing at weddings & events in England & beyond. With fiddles, accordion, guitar & expert caller to teach the dances, we're a young & energetic band guaranteed to get you dancing - the emphasis is always on fun and ...
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      Fee from £645 (1 more option)
    • Boondock

      Band act for hire
      Brighton, United Kingdom
      Boondock play upbeat, foot-stomping traditional music from England, Ireland, Cornwall, Scotland and Eastern Europe. The band are life long friends and have been playing the music they love together for 7 years. With beautiful harmonies, fiddle, accordion, banjo and mandolin they never fail to ...
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      Fee from £670 (2 more options)
    • Newick Folk

      Band act for hire
      Lewes, United Kingdom
      Formed in 2010, Newick Folk is a tight band suitable for pubs, parties and Ceilidhs. Think of a folk band with a boogie rhythem section. Newick Folk performs a wide range of tunes, covering full on Irish for St. Patrick’s Day to a number of what we term “off piste” numbers such as Lilt the Pink, ...
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      Fee from £900
    • Climax Ceilidh Band

      Band act for hire
      Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
      Climax Ceilidh Band was formed in 2003. We have had thousands of satisfied clients since then, playing at weddings, parties and corporate functions, as well as major folk festivals in the UK and Europe such as Sidmouth, Towersey, Chippenham, Rudolstadt. For private bookings, we travel around ...
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      Fee from £600 (1 more option)
    • WeatherTop Ceilidh Band

      Band act for hire
      London, United Kingdom
      We are an energetic Ceilidh dance band from North London. We play a range of Scottish, Irish and English reels, jigs and everything in between! We are passionate about the music we play and the dances we call and want to make your event memorable!
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      Fee from £765 (1 more option)
    • The Flashes

      Band act for hire
      Kirkcudbright, United Kingdom
      From weddings to corporate events, dinner dances and fundraisers, this fully-live trio has a strong track record of delighting dancers, with songs to suit every crowd. Featuring striking three part harmonies and a massive selection of music from 1950s right through to modern day, with the ...
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      Fee from £600
    • reelback

      Band act for hire
      Falkirk, United Kingdom
      The band for All Occasions & Special Events, Ceilidh, Rock& Pop Five musicians with evitable talent and a vast wealth of experience in the music business, ReelBack use an eclectic mix of traditional and modern ceilidh music, ensuring that the music has a unique Celtic- fusion twist, with up ...
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      Fee from £937

    HEADLINER'S CEILIDH AND IRISH BANDS

    One thing you can count on is the movement of time, days, months, and years. You can also count on the occurrence of special occasions, events, parties, celebrations, and ceremonies along the way.

    Just think, there are milestones to celebrate such as a 21st birthday, a 50th wedding anniversary, the day one actually gets married, and/or the day one graduates university. Aside from milestones, there are holiday parties, feel-good backyard gatherings, professional engagements and corporate events (i.e. festivals, fundraisers, fairs), fancy galas, family reunions, intimate dinners, and more.

    All of these instances have one thing in common – inviting and booking live entertainment and performers enhance them all. Hiring local Ceilidh and Irish bands not only boosts attendance or increase donations at fundraisers, they also keep guests entertained.

    We've all attended uninspiring, boring events, at least once or twice in our lives. And, we've all likely said to ourselves, "It was a cool event, but the only thing missing was some type of entertainment."

    While having fun is the easy part, trying to hire a Ceilidh and Irish band has been a stressful and difficult process for some time. From having the time to research acts and sending emails to negotiating terms and prices, securing live entertainment was once an overwhelming task.

    That was until Headliner.io was launched.

    With a vision to make booking live entertainment simpler and more accessible, Headliner was launched in June 2015. Essentially, Headliner is an online marketplace that connects world-class artists with event professionals and bookers looking to hire a Ceilidh and Irish band.

    Being seasoned music industry professionals and understanding the plight of musicians, along with having experienced the challenging consumer side of trying to book wedding Ceilidh and Irish bands for their special day, the founders incorporated two major components to benefit both sides:

    1. An in-house team that conducts a stringent and continuous vetting and review process to ensure quality musicians and performers.
    2. Permitting musicians to manage their own bookings, from start to finish, allowing them to earn a sustainable living doing what they do best, as well as control their own careers.

    Gone are the days of sifting through pages of search results, missed phone calls, delayed emails, and bad contracts. Simply put, Headliner has eased the task of hiring Ceilidh and Irish bands for parties, special events, ceremonies, or other occasions requiring live entertainment.

    Headliner's streamlined process for finding a Ceilidh and Irish band for hire, to them actually showing up to your event, starts with a simple artist search.

    Bookers can either search the 'Artists of the week', which is presented on the search page or use the 'Refine Your Search' feature to find and narrow down an exact match by using the following search criteria: event location, event date, price range, act name, performance type, genres, and event types.

    For those who take to Google to search "how to hire a Ceilidh and Irish band near me" or "Ceilidh and Irish bands near me", need to search no further. Searching on Headliner, anyone can zero-in on specific locations to find the acts they are looking for.

    Throughout the searching process, bookers have the ability to click on any musician profile to acquire more information. From bios, videos of them in action, and their preferred event types to learning their specializations, listening to their music, and viewing their availability calendar. It's never been easier to hire a Ceilidh and Irish band.

    Bookers can also use the ‘Wish List' feature to curate a collection of their favorite Headliner acts. Whether used to organize choices to make a final decision or to simply revisit profiles, creating a list of potential acts will definitely come in handy.

    All carefully vetted, musicians can be messaged directly through the platform, with details of your event. A free no-obligation quote can be requested as well (no booking fees); responses are typically received within 48 hours.

    Once a decision has been made to book a Ceilidh and Irish band, the act can be confirmed by paying the requested deposit through a safe and secure booking system. As an added bonus, all payments are held in an escrow account, only to be released to the musician 48 hours after the event. This is to ensure 100% satisfaction.

    In addition, Headliner invites all frequent bookers to sign up for the Reward Scheme program. Refer friends, family, or colleagues to Headliner and receive cash back and/or vouchers when they make their first booking.

    Lastly, Headliner offers an exclusive concierge service, "H", which is a premium specialist service connecting agencies, brands, and event planners directly to global talent.

    With a mixture of backgrounds in events, music journalism and performance, design, marketing, web development, and tech, the Headliner team prides itself on being the go-to online platform to find and hire the best in live entertainment – that's simple, affordable, and reliable, no matter the type of event.

    All in all, Headliner.io is the answer for all of your live entertainment booking needs.

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