Musician

Solo fiddle player: Alison is a confident folk fiddle player with a good knowledge of English, Irish, Scottish and European tunes. She is fluent at both sight-reading and playing by ear, and can be booked as a dep for ceilidh and concert bands, as a session musician, and as a solo fiddle player (including with guitarist) for private functions. You can find more information via Clove Hitch Weddings and Bristol Violinist.

Bristol Ceilidh Quartet: A unique ceilidh band based in Bristol. Our string quartet lineup gives us a very distinctive sound! For more information please visit our website.

 

 

Mrs Trevor’s Deep Freeze Secrets: Mrs Trevor’s Deep Freeze Secrets (formerly Run of the Mill) is a group of trad musicians brought together by happy circumstance in the University town of Cambridge. They made their first recording in an underground kitchen on Jesus Lane and have been going strong ever since. They were finalists in the 2007 New Roots Competition and have performed at folk clubs and festivals around the country, including supporting Martin Carthy, Tim Van Eyken and Andy Irvine, as well as Leigh Folk Festival, Durham’s Streets of Folk day and at the Headland Folk Festival in Hartlepool. They are also available as a ceilidh band. Please visit our website for more information.

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The Cunning Plan Ceilidh Band: A Cambridge-based band run by Alison, drawing from a large pool of local talent. High energy foot-stomping is guaranteed! For more information please visit the Cunning Plan website.

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Licence to Ceilidh: The top ceilidh band for London, Brighton, the South and beyond. Specialising in Scottish ceilidhs, Licence to Ceilidh mixes traditional tunes with a modern funky rhythm section. We were recently voted best live entertainment for London & the South-East in the 2014 Wedding Awards! For more information please visit the Licence to Ceilidh website.

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Csus4: Alison’s new ceilidh band in Bristol – more info here!