Be traditionally English with the Hullubaloo Band. Jigs, Reels & Hornpipes from the West Country to Nothumbria played in true English style. Whether you call it a Ceilidh, Barn Dance or English Country Dance, is up to you. What it definitely is, is an evening of fun! The caller will guide you through the dances and make the evening accessible to everyone, regardless of experience or age.
We are a highly experienced 8 in 1 band having played for over 800 fun Barn Dances & Ceilidhs throughout the ‘3 Counties’ (Worcestershire, Herefordshire & Gloucestershire) and the West Midlands, Warwickshire, Oxfordshire, Wiltshire, North Somerset and South and Central Wales.
The Hullabaloo English Barn Dance (or Country Dance) Band plays in a number of line-ups; Three Piece Band (typically fiddle, guitar, caller/flute/piccolo OR fiddle, guitar, bass/caller), Four Piece Band (typically fiddle, flute/piccolo/caller, guitar, bass OR fiddle, whistle/flute, guitar, bass/caller). We also play as an instrumental band playing music to listen to Here the line-up can be Three Piece Session Band (typically fiddle, flute/whistle or piccolo, guitar) or Four Piece Three Piece Session Band (typically fiddle, flute/whistle or piccolo, guitar, bass). We do not do vocals. Find out more about Traditional English Barn Dance and English & Welsh Twmpath here...
We play in the Three Counties and their neighbours. Here is some information about venues and towns we have played at:
Here is some general information to help you organise your event, but there is a lot more made available to you if you book us: