Folk Groups, Latin Bands and Specialist Music
Book Folk singers and bands, Latin American Music, Salsa bands Caribbean steel bands and German Oompah. If you want music to reflect a theme for your wedding,event or party. You can hire bands from all corners of the world. Here are just a few of the most popular international and folk bands you can book.
Available for: All types of Parties, Functions and corporate work. Contact us for more info >
BEATS OF BRAZIL is a performance percussion group. Playing various Brazilian grooves, from the fast, energetic rhythms of the world famous Rio Carnival to the infectious laid back Samba Reggae beats of Salvador.... and much more! Over the last few years the band have performed all over the country at various festivals, carnivals, club nights and events of every kind. This year looks set to see the bands hottest performances yet!
Available for: All types of festivals, carnivals, functions and corporate work. Click to learn more, listen to music samples and find out how to hire Beats of Brazil >
BRUCE DAVIES has been a full time professional musician and entertainer since 1984, making close to 200 appearances annually, mainly in Scotland but has also performed in England, Wales, Germany, Nigeria, Jamaica and made 25 tours in the USA. His choice of material has a great variety of sources - the great standards of many genres plus engaging performances of Scottish Folk Music. In America, he has often been described as a "Scottish John Denver"! Bruce is a former winner of the highly prestigious Edinburgh Songwriting Competition.
Available for: All types of festivals, functions, theatre and corporate work. More Information, listen to Folk Singer Bruce Davies Samples and hire him for your event >
THE CARIBBEAN HARMONICS STEEL BAND provides exotic and scintillating sounds of the Caribbean.
Usually performing as a 4 piece steel band they are now recognised as one of the longest established and best in their field.
Available for: All types of festivals, carnivals, functions and corporate work. Listen to Samples of the Steel Band Caribbean Harmonics >
DENNIS ALEXANDER - Songs, Stories and Downright Lies: Dennis’ style follows in the tradition of the great Scottish folk entertainers, where well chosen songs are interspersed with wit, banter and downright lies. His ability to get a whole room ‘joining in’ is his strength and laughter is always one of the main ingredients. However, he can also surprise with an emotional rendition of some beautiful songs. Dennis can also be accompanied by the fantastic, internationally renowned accordionist, David Vernon for a fantastic Scottish show, with additional ceilidh dancing if required.
Available for: All types of parties, functions and corporate work. Contact us about hiring Dennis Alexander
HAGGERDASH is one of Scotland's favourite Folk Groups. Playing a wide range of songs and tunes. Haggerdash are much in demand for festivals and folk clubs as well as having many performances in Norway, Denmark and France to their credit. They have had many influences over the years and this is shown in the wide range of material that they perform. Haggerdash also perform many of their own songs.
Available for: All types of parties, functions and corporate work. Contact us about hiring Haggerdash >
KOLONEL SCHNAPPS: Where fun-filled light-hearted entertainment is guaranteed along with 1st class music, you need Kolonel Schnapps. Most of the musicians in Kolonel Schnapps have been in the world famous Hofbrauhaus in Munich to much acclaim, they have also performed in the some of the largest and most prestigious theatres in Germany to great reviews. The band is comprised of 2 Trumpets, 1 Euphonium, 1 Trombone, 1 Sousaphone and a Percussionist all played at the highest level in their chosen field.
Available for: Armed forces events, wedding, functions, company and corporate work. More info and bookings for Kolonel Schnapps >
LA SONERA CALAVERAS was formed in Glasgow, autumn 1999, by a collection of musicians, based in Glasgow and Fife and from a variety of musical backgrounds ranging from Folkloric to Latin to Jazz, etc.
Having an ability to bring energy, sunshine & warmth to even the coldest day has ensured that the audience is always guaranteed a great gig.
Available for: weddings, functions, company and corporate work. Contact us about hiring La Sonera Calaveros >
NORTH SEA GAS are Dave Gilfillan, Ronnie MacDonald and Grant Simpson. On occasion within Scotland, North Sea Gas are augmented by the wonderful talents of Gerry McKenna. Going on for twenty-nine years!! and stronger than ever. One of Scotland's most popular folk bands, with Guitars, Mandolin, Fiddle, Bouzouki, Bodhrans, Whistles, Banjo, great vocals with tremendous three part harmonies.
Available for: weddings, functions, folk festivals, company and corporate work. Listen to Samples of the Folk Group, North Sea Gas and Hire them for your event >
Available for: weddings, functions, fesivals ,company and corporate work. Contact us for more information about Salsa Celtica >
The SUN, SEA AND SAND STEEL BAND consists of a single tenor (or lead) pan, one double second pan and one double guitar pan. On stage the live sound of these three instruments is complimented by adding a pre-recorded rhythm-section to give a greater flexibility and realism to the bands repertoire. The band plays many of the popular Caribbean melodies such as: Island in the sun, Yellow Bird and Soul Limbo.
Available for: weddings, functions, festivals, company and corporate work. Click to learn more, listen to Sun, Sea and Sand samples and find out how to hire the band >
The Glaswegian musical melting pot that is SAMBAYABAMBA has been raising the roof around Scotland, the UK, and across Europe for over 12 years now. SambaYaBamba is one of the most unusual experiments in live dance music Britain has to offer. Taking the instruments of Brazilian percussion, they smash their way up through everything from drum and bass, hip hop, old school funk, via ska, breakbeat, bhangra...whilst not forgetting where it all started - the most infectious Brazilian rhythms on the planet.
Available for: All Functions and Corporate Events. More Info & Samples of the Scots/Brazilian percussion group SambaYaBamba >
Available for: Parties, weddings, functions and corporate events. Contact us for more information about The Caribbeans >
TROPICAL HEATWAVE is a Caribbean music combo that's sure to surprise and delight with the exciting sound of steelpans at its core. Listen or dance to spicy calypso, rumba, samba, meringue or reggae. Party along with the band to a range of carnival dances or take a chance with the limbo. All guaranteed to take you across the Caribbean and back in one night; in one show! Caribbean backdrops. Stage lighting. PA plus vocals and harmonies. Great fun and a totally tropical ambience!
Available for: All Functions and Corporate Events. Click to learn more, listen to Tropical Heatwave samples and find out how to hire the band>
You can hire these bands, singers and acts, Alastair McDonald | Beats of Brazil | Bruce Davies | Caribbean Harmonics | Dennis Alexander | Haggerdash | Kolonel Schnapps | La Sonera Calaveros | North Sea Gas | Salsa Celtica | Sun Sea and Sand | SambaYaBamba | The Caribbeans | Tropical Heatwave |
For more information about our Folk Groups and International Acts
call 0845 062 3377
The Neil Drover Agency