Beatroot are a 4-piece band (Fiddle, Guitar, Keyboards and Double Bass) plus our Caller who takes you through the dances. We are “not exclusively” an English/Irish/Scottish/American band. We play music from all these places plus France, Eastern Europe and our own compositions. We like to think of ourselves as having a global musical influence.
The dancing itself comes from the English Country Dance tradition. We play for up to two and a half hours, so most people divide their evening into two halves