Cat’s Whiskers Barn Dance Band

This three-piece comprising fiddle, accordion and electric piano play a mixture of American, Irish and Scottish jigs, reels and lots more. The ubiquitous barn dance band!

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This three-piece comprising fiddle, accordion and electric piano play a mixture of American, Irish and Scottish jigs, reels and lots more. The ubiquitous barn dance band!

They play regularly at the country’s top folk dance clubs and festivals, including Sidmouth, Whitby, Broadstairs, Eastbourne, Chippenham, Lichfield, Bromyard, and at the national centre for traditional English dance – Cecil SharpHouse – in London. Occasionally with teams of experienced dancers they attend overseas dance festivals (Denmark, France, Spain).

Cat’s Whiskers Barn Dance Band have worked with most of the country’s top callers, and with many guests from Europe and America. Once they understand the purpose of your event the band will select the caller most suitable for you and make all the arrangements on your behalf. They play for: Barn Dances, corporate events, American hoedowns, school PTAs, sports club socials, weddings, anniversaries and birthdays, folk dance clubs, festivals. They play in: village halls, school halls, Arts Centres, barns, theatres, marquees, hotels. They have played at: Sidmouth Folk Festival, Whitby Folk Festival, Broadstairs Folk Festival, Chippenham Folk Festival, Eastbourne Folk Festival and many more.

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