50th Birthday - Kent
We booked the band for a combination of a barn dance and
disco for my 50th birthday. We had a range of ages coming and wanted
people to have a good time. We took a risk and booked this band which we
Wow! What a night!
I've had so many that came say they had so much fun, with some never going
to a barn dance before and saying they want me to have a 51st party with
the same band! At least half the people at the party of 70 were up dancing
at any one time. And they were all laughing or smiling.
And the best endorsement - a friend is having a 50th party in the summer
and she said she hopes her friends enjoy themselves as much as my friends
Running Club - Kingston
Please pass on a big THANK YOU from all The Stragglers to the band for
last Saturday night at The Hawker Centre.
It was a great evening and lots of great comments have been received by
Hopefully we will have another barn dance soon and I certainly give you
Again many thanks
The Stragglers running club
PTA - Ascot
Thank you so very much for a sensational evening!!!!!
Please come again same time next year!
The Hop Farm - Kent
Just wanted to drop a line to say a big thank you to you and your band.
We had the most amazing day, your playing and Sarahs calling contributed
towards that tremendously. I saw people up dancing that I never would have
dreamed would get on the dance floor. I think the fiddles must be
Thanks again and keep up the good work
Penny and Paul
Thank you for a great evening, had great feedback,
everyone thought the evening was brilliant.
Will be in touch to arrange next years soon
Thank you once again
Sue Cooper, Portas Netball Club
Asthma Charity Barndance
Sorry I was rude last night and didnt say thank you or goodbye.
But, I do want to say thank you SO much - everyone had a really lovely
time and it was extremely successful both in terms of fun had and funds
Best wishes for the future and I think I will definitely be organising
another barn dance again!
Dear Kirsten and the band,
THANK YOU so much for the gig on Friday - we all enjoyed ourselves
immensely, and our colleagues have already decided we want to do an
"Adults-only- Barn-Dance" in the not too distant future! Also, I have some
photos from the evening on my works computer, Ill send you some when I
return to work tomorrow, Thu 18/1/07. Again, big thanks for helping us
make the evening so much fun!
With kindest regards,
SDI Barndance, Battersea
You beat me to it. I wanted to drop you a note to thank you and the band
SO much for the gig. You are awesome. We thought people would enjoy it,
but weve been overwhelmed with our guests enthusiasm for the barn dance
-- and all the photos show what a good time people were having. The band
made our wedding exactly the type of event we wanted: a load of friends
having a really darn good time. Thank you. Id be more than happy to be
a reference if ever you need one.
I would like to book you again for a work do before Christmas. Do you
have any availability in early December, please? Ive got to find a
village hall etc, but thought Id check your availability first. The
evening would be all about the barn dance.
Sally & Pauls
Wedding - Croydon
Wed like to extend a big thank you to Redwing for providing such an
excellent Barn Dance on the evening of our wedding.
Apart from initial problems with the sound limiter, the band and caller
were superb and had all the guests joining in with smiles and laughter all
Everyone commented on what a fun evening it had been and what a refreshing
change it was from the standard wedding evening fayre.
We will happily recommend you to others
Sally and Paul
Dawn & Andrews
Wedding, Brook near Haselmere
Dear Mike, Betty, Sarah, Mike,
I am sorry it has taken me a while but I wanted to write to send you our
sincerest thanks for the amazing job you did at our wedding. So many of my
guests have written or called and said how much they enjoyed the music and
the reeling and what a wonderful job Sarah did at calling and getting
everyone involved. I was amazed at how many
people were up dancing their
pants off all evening, including the Swedish, French, Italians, Yanks and
Germans never mind all of the Sassenachs.
Our day was truly special and a great deal of thanks is owed to you for
helping to make it so. We wish everyone could have such wonderful
entertainers on their day and enjoy such great talent and wonderful music.
Now we just look forward to the next time we can
come and enjoy one of your
with heartfelt thanks
Dawn & Andrew
in Letchworth !!
We wanted to have an American Square Dance to
celebrate our birthdays. It was essential that it
catered for all ages ranging from 6 to 86 but we were
not quite sure where to find the people we needed. I
started by looking on the net and found Mike Redwing
and his musicians. It was so easy from there. He
found us some great musicians who with the fiddle and
the banjo created a superb atmosphere. The American
caller he found for us was first class and with her
humour and persuasiveness the dance floor was covered
from the very first moments. The dances were suitable
and good fun for all ages and even people who had said
they were not going to dance changed their minds! The
band was far more accommodating than we could have ever
hoped for, liaising with another band for use of
equipment and the whole evening flowed smoothly
without a hitch.
If you have never thought of American Square dancing
then give it a go. All ages enjoyed dressing up and the
music was certainly a key factor in creating a fun
atmosphere. E mail Mike if you want stress-free
organisation and superb music.
Reference from Basingstoke!!
Dear Mike and the rest of
Thankyou so much for making our wedding party such fun. Everybody who was
there had a brilliant time and we have some wonderful memories.
The caller was superb... Getting lots of our guests involved (including
some that we never thought we would see dancing!). We had so many comments
from our guests saying how much they enjoyed the evening. We particularly
enjoyed the music that was played between the dancing as this kept the
atmosphere alive whilst we grabbed a drink and prepared for the next dance
We would highly reccomend you and your band to anybody. Our aim for the
evening was to have a fun party which everybody could join in. The
excellent music and calling that yourself and the rest of Redwing
performed meant that the evening was much more successful than we could
ever have imagined.
Thankyou once again for a great evening.
Andrew and Alex.
Reference from a Bikers Barndance !!
Just a line to say a big thank you from the Thames Valley Vultures for
your excellent performance at our ‘Carrion Camping’ Rally.
It was a huge departure for us in breaking away from the usual heavy rock
bands expected at Motorcycle Rally’s. We were very concerned that we
could end up with egg on our faces. Having seen you perform previously,
there was never any doubt about the musicianship of Redwing, it was just
whether or not 460 roughty toughty greasy bikers could be persuaded to let
their hair down and enjoy themselves. We needn’t have worried…. You were
superb and we have been inundated with phone calls, emails and texts
thanking us for a brilliant weekend. You played no small part in making it
the phenomenal success it was.
Thank you so much, you were brilliant and we would have no hesitation in
recommending you to anyone organising an event!
Please feel free to pass on my email address to anyone wanting a personal
reference. Also, please pass on our thanks to the rest of the band.
Thames Valley Vultures
Centre 12 Virago Star Owners Club
Reference from Box Hill
Just a note to say that we
were delighted with you and the band on Saturday
at the Hand in Hand. The music was great, and we appreciated the sense of
humour of the caller. Also the sound level was spot on to allow
conversations for those not taking part in the dancing. It all went very
well, and we would like to say a warm thank you to you and your band for
contributing to a great evening.
Regards, Dave Wylie.
Reference From Croydon
Just a note to say thank you
for playing at my birthday party last Saturday. The band was very good
and your singers created a lovely sound. The hardest worker had to be the
caller who managed to get my lazy guests up and dancing and skilfully
matched the dances to the skill base. A professional, enthusiastic group
Regrads, Linda West
Reference from West
Champion Dance Club
thank you for a terrific evening with a difference. We would certainly
recommend you. Your singer has an absolutely fantastic voice. Would
she ever do a solo show or duo show? We cant always afford to pay for all
of you but we do have shows every month.
Thanks very much for making our wedding a very special
day, and thanks for going that Extra Mile to help out with the public
address arrangements. The music was most enjoyable and entertaining.
We would have no hesitation in recommending you in the future
Mark and Emma
Dear Mike and all the Redwing Band,
It is now just over 3 months since you helped us celebrate our wedding at
Kew Gardens. We had a wonderful time and many of our guests have said to
how much they enjoyed it too. You certainly achieved our aim of getting
ages up and dancing around. And the send off you gave us, running under
guests upheld arms, was a complete surprise.
We wish you the best of luck, and can strongly recommend you for similar
events in the future.
Philippa and Scott