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Ceilidh, Irish, Traditional and Tribute Bands & Acts

We provide absolutely fantastic Ceilidh (Ceili), folk, Irish, tribute or traditional bands and acts for your wedding, party or corporate function or event. We have a vast variety of acts on offer for all kinds of themed events.

 

Abba Tribute

Just like the real Abba, UK Bjorn is made up of two husband and wife pairs, bringing a close on stage chemistry. Our couples have slightly broken from the mold with Bjorn being married to Frida and Benny to Agnetha, but we don’t want to be accused of taking our Swedish roles too seriously!

The bands fantastic line up consists of some of the most established Abba performers in the business, with well over 20 years of wowing audiences between them, in some of the biggest and most established Abba tributes Globally. The team have used all of their performance experience to create a fantastic stage show. With the classic Abba sound and look being carefully replicated and by adding a huge handful of on stage pizzazz, UK Bjorn never fails to put on a show that keeps people coming back to the dance floor time and time again.

Dante

Our No Ordinary Elizabethan Minstrel provides high quality music and entertainment on five period instruments.

In Tudor costume he creates a wonderful atmosphere for any historic setting, either strolling or static, subtly mixing and mingling with guests to give them a memorable experience. Comfortable with all ages and nationalities, he also speaks several languages so is very popular for international events. He is recommended at numerous venues nationwide for dinners, weddings, product launches and TV location work.

Professional since 1984, he has performed and recorded worldwide, from the UK to the USA, from Albania to Australia.

If you like your musicians to have humour, charm, elegance and above all quality and professionalism, then look no further.

Dave

Dave has performed throughout the UK and internationally and has a special affinity with musical arrangements of the new generation vocalists while retaining a hint of the well known legends.

He lists his influences as Michael Buble, Frank Sinatra, Paul Anka, Matt Munro, Jack Jones and Bobby Darin. A small elite group of the worlds finest!

His unique solo show is an affordable option celebrating the velvet sounds of Michael Buble and / or the rest of worlds great crooners or a combination of swing / cool sets suitable for small intimate dining venues to large corporate or theatre events.
Dave also performs organic electro acoustic numbers by artists such as Michael Buble, love songs of Lionel Richie, Neil diamond, the Beatles and many others.

Dee Dee Shaw

Dee Dee is a top UK Soul Singer renowned for her classic Tamla Motown tribute show, incorporating the very best from the legends of Soul; 60s, 70s, Northern Soul, Modern and Disco classics.

Dee Dee’s Motown Tribute show. It’s a year of celebrating the Motown legends and Diane’s show is more in demand than ever, so if your looking for Motown party ideas this act would be perfect for you the act is available for all occasions and comes as a 3 piece band up to 12 piece band.

Dee Dee’s career, spanning over a decade, has been very successful in many areas of the entertainment scene, such as a cabaret singer, corporate entertainer, and tribute act. Many years experience of private parties, functions, awards dinners, and charity balls as well as corporate events.

Elvis - Lee

A Elvis tribute bringing a touch of Vegas to your special occasion. Lee has appeared at numerous corporate events including British Aerospace & St Helen rugby stadium. The most memorable however was performing in Memphis opposite the gates of Graceland in the rock n roll café.

To enhance the experience Lee wears a full leather suit & a white jumpsuit.

Lee as Elvis is a fun act to incorporate in your wedding or function and offers brilliant entertainment.

Robbie and Neil

The Tribute has toured all over the UK to some of the most prestigious venues, mansions and highest corporate events in Great Britain.​​
Recently booked for an international event in Dubai and is now back ready to entertain you.
The Robbie Williams and Neil Diamond act which tours all over the UK is described as a full on rock n roll show of international performance standard.

Gary - Elvis

Gary Lee James is a top class, award winning Elvis Tribute Artist who recreates sympathetically the spirit of the King, Elvis Presley.
He’s been performing as Elvis for over 8 years and guarantees a show for the Elvis fan and the casual music fan, as entertainment is high on Gary’s priorities. With the voice, the looks and the moves you will be amazed by his tribute to the King of rock n roll Elvis Presley and his show just has to be seen to be believed.

Gary not only performs in the UK, but throughout Europe and in particular Spain. He is a regular on the Benidorm entertainment scene on the Costa Blanca, where many people recognise him as the number one Elvis tribute in the area. A great atmosphere and a fantastic and memorable event is guaranteed!!!

The Cheatles

Three decades after the hysteria of Beatlemania, The Cheatles will transport any audience back into the swinging sixties, creating the ultimate feel good factor.

Now firmly established as one of the finest Beatles tribute bands around, The Cheatles have been performing at top venues throughout the UK, Europe, and the Far East, rapidly building up a huge reputation and following.

Alf-Alfa

For the last seventeen years, Alf Alfa and the Wild Oats have been one of the most popular and best known bands in the country, playing for ceilidhs, barn dances and folk festivals throughout the Midlands, Northern England and Wales.
At the end of 2007, three of the original band members left for various reasons. The remaining four have decided to continue providing high quality entertainment, relaunching under the name of Alf-Alfa.

Beer for Breakfast

Beer for Breakfast are a professional four-piece Irish Band, who play a fantastic and lively range of real Traditional and Contemporary Irish Music, songs and tunes, as well as Celtic Rock and Country Rock and Roll. We are all professional musicians who came together about 5 years ago from academic, formal, semi-pro and session music backgrounds, to form one of the most vibrant and lively bands on the Irish music scene today. We also do Cehli’s as a five-piece band including a caller for all types of Ceili with an Irish, Scottish or English flavor!
We specialize in Ceili’s for weddings, birthdays, anniversaries, folk festivals, PTA’s, corporate events amd fpr any other reason you wish, from very large events to very small gatherings. Playing as a five-piece Ceili band, we use one of three excellent callers, Michael, Francis or Bill, to give Ceili an Irish, Scottish or English flavor depending on what you want! The callers are all very experienced and are there to make your event very enjoyable and for you to have FUN.

Merrie Noyse

Medieval musicians and medieval music to bring presence and authenticity to events, both indoors and outdoors - Activities include - Demonstrations and Concert programmes, Music for Festivals, Banqueting and Dancing, Fanfares, Heralding, Ceremonial and Processional Music, Background Music for all Occasions.

Sturdy Beggars

The Sturdy Beggars play Irish traditional songs and tunes and feature some of best musicians from Manchester's Irish community.
The core line-up is:
Seamus Curley: vocal, guitar
Mat Walklate: flute, harmonica, whistle, uilleann pipes, vocal
Andrew Dinan: fiddle
We often work as a bigger band with Cormac Byrne: bodhran and Anthony Haller: double bass and we can add any other traditional instruments as required.
The band has played at countless weddings and other functions over the past five years and on many occasions we employ the services of the North-West's best caller, Ralph Smethurst to organise traditional country dancing. Ralph never fails to fill the dance floor, especially at weddings.

The Clovers

Since their formation in 1999, The Clovers have thrilled audiences across the world with their unique style of show stopping entertainment. Having toured extensively across Europe and America these boys really know hope to work a crowd.

When not on the road touring, the band have carved out a niche for themselves as the UK’s premier function band, performing at over 100 weddings in each of the past 3 years alone.
Combine their extensive repertoire with their doubtless talent and you have the perfect combination for an unforgettable night. The Clovers really are the complete act.

The String Beans

The String Beans were formed in 2014 by professional guitarists Jake Stentiford and Chris Twigg. The plan was to play a mixture of old gypsy jazz standards and modern day rock/pop classics with a gypsy twist. Having quickly made an impact on the Manchester acoustic scene with their first live shows at the end of the year, the duo has since expanded into a variety of line ups that can now offer vocals, upright bass, violin and drums as well. Known for their frantic and heavily improvised live shows mixed with intricately arranged medleys expect to see The String Beans busking in a town near you soon!

The Three Mojitos

The Three Mojitos are an experienced trio of Chester-based musicians offering the perfect accom-paniment to drinks receptions or meals. The trio features Michael (keys), John (drums) and Justin (electric or upright bass). Jazz classics are intermingled with popular music for a crowd pleasing mix which is never overbearing, even in smaller spaces.

The time Bandits

You're guaranteed a superb night of live music with the Time Bandits, high energy talented professionals who have created an enviable reputation for exceptional quality.

We bring many years of musical experience and reliability to every function and our extensive repertoire features rock and pop dance floor favourites, chart toppers, party anthems, soul classics, swing and rat pack.

The original time bandits party band of vocals, rhythm, bass and drums have performed together for over 2 decades and are sure to fill the floor with dance classics, chart favourites and party anthems from Bruno Mars to Amy Winehouse, Kings of Leon to Queen, Abba to Oasis.

Trio Canig

The addition of a live performance to any special occasion is not only something that people will talk about long afterwards but is hugely moving and adds that unique and special touch. “The musical programme for your special occasion is unique to you and we will perform the songs that you choose for your wedding in a heartfelt and moving way that you will remember forever. Trio Canig are the perfect touch of class for your special day. With over twenty years training from eminent vocal coaches Colin Jones and John Daniel, the three have a vast experience of performing at events throughout Europe and beyond.

Briefcase Blues Brothers

The Blues Brothers is a perennial favourite. Jake & Elwood can make a personal appearance and entertain your guests with a lively an energetic show that can fit even the smallest of venues and budgets. They can provide a show consisting of up to 2 x 45 min sets, performing live vocals backed by professionally produced tracks.
If you want a bigger band with live musicians but don’t have a lot of space or budget then the 4 piece playback band is an ideal option. Jake and Elwood are backed on stage by live Drums and Bass guitar, supported with professionally produced backing tracks providing the other orchestrations. This line-up can provide a show consisting of up to 2 x 45 min sets.