Monster Ceilidh Band

If you would like an innovative, interesting, and smiley dance show at your wedding, party or works do then Monster Ceilidh Band are for you.

They are on a crusade to bring a powerfully modern and un-patronising approach to ceilidh music. Dance music, which has its feet in the heritage and history of the British Isles. Their music, ‘brilliant and exhilarating’, has its roots in tradition, but the combination of their talents has produced something innovative, contemporary and fresh.

Their show features the award winning talents of Accordionist Amy Thatcher, gifted young Teeside Violinist Grace Smith and Octave Mandolin maestro, Kieran Szifris, augmented by drummer and D’n’B producer the Touch and electronic experimentalist and bassist David de la Haye. Quality compositions from simply some of the UK’s finest folk musicians.

Monster Ceilidh Band have been guided by bands like Shooglenifty, Martyn Bennet, and Peatbog Faeries, and continuie to move forward in the electronic folk fusion genre.

‘An unbeatable live experience.’


‘What a fabulous day! Magical Sounds must be one of the most atmospheric tents on the circuit and when Monster Ceilidh Band come out to play then all is well with the world… An absolutely stonking crowd reaction with the whole tent bouncing – this is what Bearded is all about. .. the band’s unique mix of beats underpinned by a folk backdrop was truly excellent.’

Barrie Dimond

Bearded Theory 2019 Review, Festivals for All

‘Young and sassy, innovative and skilful the Monsters effortlessly fuse the traditional with the contemporary’

Liz Holmes

Knockengorroch World Ceilidh

‘The whole esemble is exciting, invigorating, impossible to clasify, but easy to enjoy, with just enough weirdness to keep things interesting. Try it for yourself’

Alex Monaghan

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