See who'll be raisin' the roof at your event!

Broadband blends the traditional fiddle, flute and button accordion (melodeon) with the more modern sounds of keyboard and saxophone to play a repertoire of folk dance music for Barn Dances and Ceilidhs. On request we can also include music for popular party dances.

We specialise in functions such as wedding receptions, parties, anniversaries and fund raising events such as school barn dances or village fete events.

But no matter what the occasion, you can bet Broadband will get the best out of a tune!

Want to meet the players? In no particular order, they are...

Andrew

Andrew, Melodeon

Andrew played melodeon with several dance bands before joining Broadband. He leads Towersey Folk Dance Band, has initiated and supports several informal pub sessions and also plays for two Morris sides.

Andrew

Louise, Flute

Louise has a classical background, initially playing piano before turning to the flute. She has played flute now for several years at informal sessions, and also plays with the Shamrocks Irish Band and Towersey Folk Dance Band.

Andrew

Penny, Fiddle and Mandolin

Penny is always on the fiddle! She plays with two Barn Dance Bands, the Oxford Fiddlers Group, an Appalachian Dance Group, Towersey Folk Dance Band, and also enjoys Irish, Old Time American and English sessions.

Andrew

Steve, Saxophone

Steve has a variety of saxophones and also plays clarinet. His background is in Big Band music from the swing era, and his other musical interests are ragtime, traditional jazz, blues, rock and roll, and popular songs from the musical theatre.

Andrew

Tim, Caller

Tim, our regular caller, is great at explaining dances, and putting you at your ease. A man of many musical talents, he himself is also an expert dancer (Appalachian Step Dancing), musician (plays the double bass), and singer with an American Old Time singing group.

 

Broadband Barn Dance Band - Barn dances in Aylesbury, High Wycombe, Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire and Thame, Oxford, Oxfordshire and the surrounding areas