Available for all functions throughout the North East and the rest of the UK. The Danelaw Dance Band will provide top class entertainment for enthusiasts and first timers.
Don't worry if you've never been to a ceilidh -
Bandleader Robert Whitehead, from Bothal, Northumberland, was the first Englishman to win the Senior Scottish Traditional Accordion Championship. As a soloist and with his own band he is a regular on BBC's 'Take The Floor'
Live performances regularly take the band to Shetland, Portugal, Cyprus, USA, Ireland and more recently Uganda! Robert also clocks-
Born and bred in the beautiful border county of Northumberland, Robert has been playing the piano accordion since his schooldays and although competent in all musical styles he specialises in Scottish Country Dance Music. His appearances at Shetland and other major festivals, accordion clubs and radio broadcasts are testimony to the respect he has earned in the business. He regularly features on BBC Scotland's 'Take The Floor' and was the first Englishman ever to win the Senior Scottish Traditional Accordion Championship in Perth.
Robert was Vice-
As well as his own records and CDs, Robert has played accordion in several line-
He is available for bookings either as a soloist for small functions and session work or with his own Danelaw Country Dance Band, a band he established in 1969.
Robert is from a musical family with his two sons Christopher and Graeme continuing the tradition and joining him on various projects.
Robert is probably the best known 'Scottish' accordionist in Northumberland.
Phone Robert on 01670 812389