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Say a big hello to The Orange Circus Band, a buzzing, bustling originals band for hire rooted in the bluegrass/americana styles. Based in the UK, they sprinkle in musical inspiration from their birthplace of Virginia, USA, to create an intoxicating and original blend of country, americana, bluegrass, roots, rock, and gospel live music.
Drawing inspiration from the traditional songs of The Blue Ridge Mountains in Virginia and infusing it with these various styles creates a wholly unique and fresh live sound that you can't take your eyes off. Get those stomping, dancing feet ready because a passionate performance, gorgeous harmonies, and boundless energy are the name of the game with this incredible live band. Elevate your soul, drink in the atmosphere and warm your heart with The Orange Circus Band live on stage.
Their musical journey has taken them across the UK and Europe, gracing the stages of renowned festivals such as Cambridge Folk Festival (headlining The Den stage), Black Deer Festival, Glastonbury Festival, Beat Herder Festival, The Long Road, and Maverick Festival to name but a few. In 2018, they received an invitation to the inaugural "Under the Apple Tree" Session with Bob Harris, and the BBC featured them discussing the burgeoning growth of country music in the UK. With their elegant, thoughtful but always entertaining songwriting abilities, The Orange Circus Band remain at the forefront of the UK and American country scene.
This 3-6 piece live band for hire have been there and done it over the years too sharing stages with industry legends and rising stars alike, including Patti Smith, First Aid Kit, Rhiannon Giddens, John Prine, Eric Bibb, Ashley Campbell, Ward Thomas, Whiskey Shivers, and many more. Hiring The Orange Circus band for your festival, function, party or wedding is hiring a genuine originals country band that tours the world alongside the finest musicians and bands.
Notably, in 2018, their showstopping frontwoman, Jessie Moonlight joined the esteemed Deering Banjo family, joining the ranks of artists like Rhiannon Giddens, Scott Avett, Jens Kruger, and Béla Fleck cementing the band's already celebrated status in the bluegrass and americana scene.
As a professional touring live band for hire, The Orange Circus band offer a whole host of lineup and booking options to suit your festival, function, party or wedding needs so make sure to contact us and speak to our live music experts. As part of the Seventh Second family of bands and musicians, The Orange Circus Band can also offer PLI and PAT certs, VAT-inclusive pricing, full backline and robust booking contracts which include covid cover.
Please note: Due to availability or illness, deputy musicians of very a high professional standard may sometimes be used and prices shown are based on the largest and standard festival and event 6-piece lineup of guitar/male vocals, banjo/female vocals, double bass, mandolin, fiddle, and drums and backing vocals all around. Don't forget to ask us for more information on the wide selection of lineups and prices for this epic bluegrass/americana band for hire.
With stunning harmonies, diverse instrumentation and vibrant, memorable live shows The Orange Circus Band are the perfect live originals band for hire when it comes to festivals, functions, parties and weddings that want something fresh, original and endlessly fun. Hire this highly experienced live band with the music experts here at Seventh Second today.
Band Line Up
Checkout the band line up below.
- Double Bass
- Backing Vocals
- Male Vocals
- Female Vocals
- Acoustic Guitar
"Thank you so much for playing at our event last week – it was a great event and you guys were amazin..."More December 2023
"I was going to drop you an email to say a HUGE thank you to the band! They were awesome and so under..."More September 2023
"I was going to drop you an email to say a HUGE thank you to the band! They were awesome and so understanding with timings and having to wait etc etc! I could have danced all night!!! They are so polite and just top people – if I have another party I’ll definitely book them again!! They are also, more importantly, an AWESOME band!! "September 2023
"This is an album that puts the band on the map as one of the leading Americana acts. "September 2023
"It was amazing thank you so much – everyone loved the music! "June 2023
"We and all of our guests loved hearing you guys. We are so glad that we picked you. "April 2023
"The band were absolutely brilliant, a real pleasure to work with, very professional and did a great ..."More December 2022
"Thanks so much for playing at our wedding. You were incredible and heaps of people have said it was ..."More November 2022
"So much of country music misses the mark, but ‘I Miss You’ blindsided me…I loved i..."More September 2022
"Glad you had as much fun as us! It was a pleasure to have you there as ever. "August 2022
"The Orange Circus Band appear to have been lifted from another time. They’ve attracted favoura..."More August 2021
"In a word, perfect. Thank you again for playing! "June 2021
"They’re a brilliant mash-up of old-time Appalachia and British folk traditions, and just a goo..."More May 2021
"Rooted in Bluegrass and UK Folk Music, they’re a wonderful bridge across the Atlantic. "June 2019
"Glorious slice of ‘O Brother Where Art Thou’ style Bluegrass from the UK. Great fiddle action and ha..."More October 2018
What to expect
The band generally will require a minimum of 3x4 metres of space to make sure they can set up safely. Please ask for rider details.
Along with their instruments (they do help), the band will provide top spec, full PA and lighting systems to cater for any event. Comprehensive PAT and PLI certification is supplied as standard.
Arrival and Set Up
The band can be flexible to suit your requirements, however, usually, set up time is roughly an hour. This time can vary depending on the complexity of the show.
The band will typically play 2 x 60 or 3 x 40 minute sets, however, the band are flexible so please do ask if you have something more specific in mind. Extra sets or an early start/late finish available. Please contact us for more information.
Boo! However, we understand this is commonplace so all our acts have experience with venue sound limiters. If you’ve been instructed by your venue with anything specific, please be sure to let us know before hand.
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Some of our acts can provide bonus Bandeoke sets or complete Bandeoke packages suiting any occasion. Sets can vary from 20 minutes to 3 hours and most bands will provide a large list of your favourite hits to pick from. Sing along lyrics and microphones are provided so you and your guests can enjoy karaoke with a professional backing band! Ask us for more details.
- Bespoke options
- Extended performance
- Song requests
- Acoustic sets
- Extra muscians
- Full DJ’ing service