Pluck & Squeeze Band

Ceilidh & Barn Dance Band from Cardiff, South Wales

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The Band

Heulwen, Peter, Lorna & Jeremy at the Priory Centre, Abergavenny for a twmpath.

Heulwen on fiddle - Heulwen plays red hot fiddle, from jigs to gipsy jazz.

Pete on guitar/banjo - a driving rhythm section - to distraction?

Lorna on accordion - A keyboard wizard with lightning fingers.

Jeremy on bass - a solid beat on his fretless acoustic bass.



Guest Artists -

Kate is special guest artist who has played in the band for many years. Tony plays oud with Byzantium.
Kate - a busy Head of Performing Arts at a high school in Cardiff. Richard - classically trained and jazz influenced professional violinist. Steve on bass, he plays with several rock and jazz bands around Cardiff. Tony on bass, he also plays  baroque guitar and oud.


Meet the Dance Callers


Ned calls for ceilidhs and barn dances.


He's been there and done it all, with charm, and in between he calls dances.
Also a whiz on harmonica - we've lost count of how many he's got!


The star of Welsh folk band Calennig, a virtuoso on spoons and concertina.
  She also runs
Llantrisant Folk Club


Pat calls Welsh twmpath dances and also plays the spoons.






Alun's a fluent Welsh speaker.Alun
Guaranteed to get everyone up and dancing, - full of traditional "hwyl".
Alun can call dances in Welsh whenever necessary.
Often heard commentating on Radio Cymru and S4C sports matches.






Ceri is a lively and exuberant dance caller -  in both Welsh and English.
She uses a radio mike, so gets on to the dance floor with the dancers.
She also dances with Penyfai folk dancing group.  


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