I’m very lucky, I get to work with some of the loveliest and finest musicians. This is not just in the North West but all over the country. In the last 5 years this has included 5 local bands and at least 20 national ones. 
The ceilidh triangle of caller, band and audience can be capable of creating magical experiences and everyone goes home feeling so much better than when we arrived. It's why we do it.
Local bands I have worked with in recent years are:
Nationally, I have worked with most of the country's ceilidh bands including: