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What is a Ceilidh?

Dawntreader are a powerful and dynamic Ceilidh Band (Barn Dance, Folk Band) with Caller. Playing throughout Devon Cornwall, Somerset, Dorset and the South West of England. Providing Live Ceilidh / Barn Dance Music for your Wedding, Birthday, Anniversary, or Party. Our mix of traditional folk music with strong melodies and powerful rhythms is ideally suited to Ceilidh and Barn Dances, or a 'Cowboy' themed 'Hoedown'.

 With Fiddle and Accordion led music backed by a driving Rhythm Guitar, our musicians Lynn, John and Mel will keep you dancing all night long. Don't be concerned that there are only 3 of us. John's Accordion has a Roland synthesiser inside it, and can reproduce an entire orchestra if needed, as well as the usual Accordion voices. you will see 3 musicians, but hear a minimum of 4 instruments at any one time. We have our own Caller Debs, and dedicated Sound and Lighting Engineer, Mark.
We have Public Liability Insurance and all our Electrical Equipment is controlled within a PAT TEST Regime. Venues are now asking Clients for insurance and PAT Test certificates from their chosen Band before allowing them to perform.

We have extensive experience in working with our clients to customise our Ceilidh, Barn Dance package to suit the needs of their event. We draw on dances and music from across the UK, Europe and America to suit all abilities and taste. Once the evening has begun, Debs our Caller acts as M/C, so you do not have to worry about anything, other than enjoying yourself!

With over 60 years experience between us, we are the band to pick for your Scottish, Irish, Celtic, English Ceilidh, or Barn Dance, or Hoedown Event. 

The correct spelling is Ceilidh, but other common spellings are kaley, kaylee, caylee, calee, kayleigh, ceili, ceilidhe, kylie.


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