Festivals

Saedly Dorus & the Hoolie Band - Festival Band

The perfect festival band, Säedly Dorus and the Hoolie Band are a totally unique experience. Their electric blend of disco and folk is packing out dance floors across the country. Perfect for freestyle or ceilidh-style dancing, a hoolie is totally scalable from mini venues to main stages. Loved by folk aficionados and pop-music fans alike, Saedly Dorus & the Hoolie Band play disco vibes in a totally fresh way.

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The Hoolie band is a 7-piece funk band with rhythm section, layered with accordion, fiddle, whistle and the divine vocals of multi-talented singer, musician, composer and dance caller Steph Pirrie (Säedly Dorus).

The band performs disco grooves fused with traditional and original folk tunes. Solos are improvised by virtuoso fiddle player Louisa Fuller (The Duke Quartet), jazz/funk keys maestro Colin Henney (The Heavy Dexters, Nikki Loy) and multi-instrumentalist and accordion genius Colin Wilson.

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Hoolie Dancers

Your mix of folk disco and 70’s funk is fantastic
We had just the most brilliant time at the Hoolie night. Do another one!!!! Soon! It’ll help with the winter blues!
You really were fantastic!!
I had such a FAB time ... I thought you were totally awesome.
Just wanted to thank you all for an absolutely amazing night last night, you guys rock!
Please can you pass on to the band our HUGE thanks and congratulations on such a brilliant gig.
This is the awesome band we danced to on Sunday night. They were truly amazing and I would recomment to anyone ...
Brilliant brilliant brilliant! We can’t wait to come to another Hoolie!

 

contact

steph@saedlydorus.com
+44 (0) 1865 311659