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Price Band: £500 to £795

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T'Owd Lads

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T'Owd Lads

T'Owd Lads are the Paraffin Ceilidhs band. We have been playing together with other bands throughout the North and Midlands for around 30 years and last year, we became bookable in our own right.

We will play classical music or traditional folk and can provide music and callers for barn dances and ceilidhs. We can also play to an audience if a dance is not required.

Act Information


Our normal line up is three musician and a caller - who also plays guitar/double bass with us between dances.
The musicians play Violin/Mandolin/Saw,

Extra Line-up(s)

The band can go out as two musicians and a caller - who also plays guitar/double bass with us between dances.
Solo piano is also available.
The musicians play Violin/Mandolin/Saw,
If no dance is required we can be booked as 1/2/3/or 4 musicians.

Also included

We use two main PA systems; a large one and a smaller depending on the size of the venue. We also carry a small"emergency" PA just in case a problem develops. All equipment is PAT tested regularly and the caller is the local Health and safety rep for the Musicians Union.


North East based and will travel to these areas: Midlands, North East, North West.

Previous Clients

Spire Vets
Lord Mayor of York
Nottingham University Medical School



We perform in traditional Scottish dress.
We can set up quickly
We can include special dances to suit every occasion



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Extra Costs

The price brackets above should be used as a guide only as all quotes are bespoke.

Performance times for most acts except Tributes and some other Unique performers are usually 2 x 60 minute sets or 3 x 40 min sets.

(If you require the act to perform longer than these times you may incur extra costs.)

Travel costs vary depending on the act and will be included to the quote given to you by our agents.

Our acts would usually expect to arrive around 6pm and to be finished around midnight.

(If you need the act to arrive earlier or finish later there may be extra costs but these can be negotiated.)