The Old School Band have appeared at folk festivals.
Great entertainment for Weddings.
Enjoy Ceilidh Dancing with our Dance Callers.
An mp3 sample of The Old School Band's Ceilidh Music
Can we make your ceilidh event successful? Some Testimonials
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The Old School band BacupThe Old School Band is one of the longest established and most experienced ceilidh bands in the North West of England. We specialise exclusively in playing for ceilidhs, hoedowns and barndances. Based on a varied range of instruments - which includes melodeon, guitar, banjo, bouzouki, saxophone, tenor guitar, and mandolin - the Old School Band's foot tapping sound has been the foundation of countless successful events. The band have played throughout Lancashire, Cheshire, Yorkshire, Cumbria and across the North of England. Typical towns include Southport, Manchester, Liverpool, Preston, Chorley, Blackburn, St Annes, Blackpool, Kendal, Lancaster, Wigan, Clitheroe, Garstang, Darwen, Ashton Under Lyne, Bolton, Arnside, Borrowdale, Samlesbury, Slaidburn & Ormskirk.

The aim of an Old School Band ceilidh is to ensure a good time for everybody - we are very customer orientated. We can guarantee an enjoyable, inclusive and fun-packed evening of jigs, reels and hornpipes suitable for any occasion.

The Old School band Bacup We have our own experienced dance callers to explain and lead the dances throughout the evening and we are as happy to play for absolute beginners as for seasoned dancers.

The Old School Band will make your big occasion a success, be it a wedding, anniversary, birthday party, fundraiser, corporate event or just a general knees up!

Though we are based in the North West we do travel beyond it when needed. So if it's a traditional ceilidh you want for your special occasion - don't hesitate to get in touch. We can help.

Check out the videos of the band below.

A dance for the bride and groom

An Old School Band Wedding

The Oxo Reel