We've really enjoyed playing at all the events we've been invited to and we've received lots of compliments about our lively performances. Thanks everyone for your comments, it's been a pleasure. Here's what a few have kindly written:

Your thanks and tributes
"...Fantastic night last Friday, thank you for delivering quality entertainment in every way! It was so well received that we would like to book you again in October.." Becky. Lytham St.Annes, March 2019
"...Just to say a huge thank you to the Union Street Band for making my 70th birthday celebrations, on Saturday 30th, an outstanding success. Your music was geared perfectly to the 3 to 89 age range enabling participation by all. Best wishes, Chris Wilson." Ramsbottom CC, March 2019
"Thank you for playing Saturday night for us, and please thank the other musicians. Everyone had a great time and we raised over £650 for Parkinson's UK. Thanks once again, Liz" Sabden, March 2019
"...just wanted to say a huge thank you for playing at our wedding/birthday celebrations. Our friends and family all enjoyed the dancing and of course the great music. See you soon, Carol & Barry" Samlesbury Hall, January 2019
"I just want to say another thank you to the band, you absolutely made my party! Everyone enjoyed themselves greatly. More power to your fiddle arm! All good wishes Sylvia" Wrea Green, December 2018
"Just to say many thanks to you and the band for a wonderful evening. We really enjoyed last night because a lot of the dances were new to us. If you ever need anybody to make up numbers then please let us know. Kind regards Ian" Mellor Brook, September 2018
"Thank you so much for our ceilidh! We know that all of our family and friends have loved every minute! Lisa & Peter" Manchester, May 2018
"...thank you for helping us make a wonderful event. You are absolutely fantastic and transform our event every year. Looking forward to next year. Mandy" Bolton, January 2018
"...Sorry for the delay in sending you and the band our deepest thanks for providing perfect fun and entertainment for Suzanne & Ian’s celebrations. You run a very friendly and professional service, thank you. Alison & Suzanne." Cheadle Hulme, December 2017
"...Union Street played at our daughter's wedding celebrations at the Inn at Whitewell. We would like to thank you for the wonderful time everyone had. We have had so many positive comments, with many of our American guests saying it was the best wedding they had ever been to! Thank you once again. Regards, Linda" Whitewell, July 2016
"...A belated big thank you to the talented Union Street Ceilidh Band and the excellent caller for a most memorable evening. Thank you for making our Silver Wedding Celebrations so special; without exception all our family and friend had a most splendid time. With our very best wishes and gratitude, Joan and André." Clitheroe, May 2016
"...just wanted to thank you and the band for an amazing evening at our recent celebrations. The band were polite and friendly and so accommodating to the need for flexibility re timings. I was a little nervous of the plan for them to set up whilst we were eating but they were so discrete I never noticed them!. The music was fabulous. Many guests commented on the wonderful music and the way the caller encouraged everyone on to the dance floor. The music brought young and old together with the youngest dancer aged 6 dancing along with 74 year old.
Those who didn't wish to dance enjoyed being able to chat without the usual requisite shouting over disco music. Everyone had a smile on their faces. Would recommend Union Street Band to all and would happily book again for future celebrations. Thank you for making our celebration even more special. Very best wishes, Anne M" Wrea Green, May 2015
"...thank you to you all. It was a wonderful night and the feedback and facebook comments about the event have been brilliant. If we do the theme again we will certainly be in touch. Carol" Rainford, February 2015
"...just a note to say thanks for a great night on the 10th, feedback is that everyone had the best time in a long while. Quite a few have put your details on Facebook. Will be in touch for a future do. Best wishes and thanks again to all the group. Stephen" Accrington, January 2015
"...just wanted to say thank you for providing us with the most amazing ceilidh. It was fantastic, we had a great time and all our guest loved it. Kind regards, Mr & Mrs Joy." Windermere, August 2014
"On behalf of all who were at the 20th Anniversary Barn Dance on Saturday I want to thank the Union Street Band for such a great evening of music and dance you put on for us. It was a truly memorable night for us. The feedback our social committee received was all very positive. Best wishes, Roger" Warrington, July 2014
"We just wanted to thank you for the ceilidh on Saturday night at the Civic Hall in Ramsbottom. We both had a wonderful evening and everyone enjoyed your music and banter and said how good the band were. I wouldn't hesitate to recommend you to others! Thanks again, and have a good summer, all the best, Julie and Alastair Bell" June 2014
"Not only was everything very professional; we also thought the band were fantastic and the caller was brilliant, he had just the right mix of warmth, humour and gentle coercion! Many of our guests have told us that they thoroughly enjoyed the dancing and thought the band were excellent. We would be very happy to recommend you to anyone who is considering having a ceilidh. With kind regards Phillip and Sarah" Woodford, April 2014
"Will and I just wanted to say a massive thank you for playing at our wedding. We had an amazing day and thoroughly enjoyed every minute of it especially the ceilidh. Lots of family and friends have commented on how fun the ceilidh was and perfect the music was you played during our ceremony and drinks reception. We just need to think of another excuse now to have a party so we can do it all again! Please pass on our thanks to the rest of the band. Best wishes Amanda and Will." Stanley House, April 2014
"We would just like to thank you, your band and Liz for making last night such an enjoyable evening. Our guests all spoke very highly of your performance & Liz's ability to instruct us through the dances. It was a very special evening for us & we are grateful for the huge part you played. Many thanks Chris & Gill." Preston, June 2013
"..thanks a lot for last night to you and the others. I thought the evening was perfect and have not spoken to one person who had anything but praise for the dance. I have had lots of requests for another such evening so perhaps a midsummer ceilidh might be in order!?! We managed to raise about £650 so we are pretty pleased with that. Until next time......Love Alice." Broadbottom, February 2013
"We had a fabulous night in January with Union Street Band and Alison Scott calling. We were mobbed out and the atmosphere was great. There were lots of new faces, many of whom were as a result of Union Street's popularity, both as a great band to dance to and as fiddle tutor. Our thanks to USB." Phoenix Ceilidhs, Adlington. January 2013
"..what a fantastic band you have behind you! I still can’t believe you managed to fill the floor for 3 hours! I think we danced every single dance that night. You were a total hit with all our guests (the best ceilidh they have ever been to). Thank you so much for making our day memorable and so much fun. Best wishes Shama & Gavin." Thornton Manor, July 2012
"..thank you for a super evening again on Saturday. I hope you all enjoyed the evening as much as we did. I am once again to ask if you would join us next year? Harry" March 2012
"..a big thank you all for the fabulous entertainment you provided at my birthday party. I have never enjoyed a party as much and all of my friends and relatives said how good it was. Many reported that they had never laughed so much for years and that their jaws ached! A ceilidh really is a fantastic way of getting everyone to join in and get to know everyone else. Please pass on my thanks to the rest of the band and the fabulous caller, he was so funny. Thank you again for making the evening perfect. If there is anywhere I can put a review let me know. Bev x" December 2011
"..we would like to thank you, the rest of the band and the caller for playing at our wedding at Beeston Manor. We had a fantastic time and many of our guests commented on how much they enjoyed the dancing. A good bit of exercise for everyone who participated and always good fun as we inevitably forgot, or failed to keep up with, the required steps! Hope you managed to a get a bacon barm as well. Once again many thanks for contributing to what was a great day for both us. Joe and Jo" December 2011
"Just wanted to say a big thank-you for performing at our wedding last night. Everyone really enjoyed the music and dancing and we were both really impressed with how you worked. We will definitely recommend you in future. Many thanks, Emma and Sufian" November 2011
"Just wanted to send you a quick message to thank-you and the whole band for making our evening reception such fun. So many friends and family told me how much they enjoyed the music and dancing. It was just fantastic and I have so many brilliant memories of dancing the night away! Many thanks again, Claire and Paul." September 2011
"Just wanted to say a massive THANK YOU for the wonderful job you all did on our wedding day! It was truly special and everyone has commented on how good you were. We had a fabulous reception and it was great to have so many of our family and friends up and dancing with us thanks to you! It was exactly as I had imagined and really couldn't have been a more enjoyable day for both of us. Many thanks again. Anne-Marie" August 2011
"We just wanted to say what a great band you are! We thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. The caller was brilliant, comic timing. The music was spot on and everyone loved dancing. Everyone had great things to say about you all. Thank you for making our day memorable, it was truly an extraordinary event. Kindest Regards and Best Wishes. Dan and Feline." July 2011
"Just a little note to say a huge thank you for helping to make Gabrielle & Geoff's wedding day so enjoyable. Everyone loved the dancing and the atmosphere you created. Thank you. Joy. (Mother of the Bride)" April 2011.
"..thank you all for a super evening's entertainment on Saturday. It was enjoyed by all generations (from a 4 year old to my 87 year old Uncle) and even those who, beforehand, had not been keen on the idea found they could join in and have fun. Two of my daughter's single girl friends wrote in the guest book, 'Loved the country dancing! Best dancing I can remember.' and 'Really enjoyed the dancing with the entertainment'. Those who didn't want to dance (or needed a rest between dances) appreciated being able to hear the music yet still enjoy their conversations. So, again, a big thank you to you all for your enormous contribution to making the occasion such a happy one. Best regards, Irene" July 2010
"I thought it was a great choice in booking you, next time we will make sure there is a bigger dance floor!! I'm glad we took the decision to open up the marquee near the dance area, because more people were sat outside because of the great weather, that way they could hear you well. I would certainly recommend you to others and most certainly book you again in the future, I thought your caller Roger was brilliant and really got people going. Its a credit to you and the rest of your band members for helping us make our event a success. The comments have been amazing, one supplier said, 'it's the best event we have ever been to'. Regards Alison" June 2010.
"Thanks to you all for the fantastic entertainment at our wedding! Everyone enjoyed the music and the atmosphere was brilliant! We really enjoyed listening to you playing and thank you so much for playing the Blooming Heather song! My dad loved it and keeps singing it now! You all played really well and we will definitely come to the next Ceilidh! Keep in touch with any updates on events! Best Wishes, Heather & Malcolm." June 2010
"Just wanted to say a (belated) thank you for the brilliant ceilidh you put on for our wedding! We spent last weekend watching some videos people had taken and everyone looked like they were having a fantastic time! Thank you again and best wishes for future gigs. Melissa & Charlie" May 2010.
"We would like to thank you and all the members of the Union Street Ceilidh Band for your wonderful contribution to our wedding celebration. Our guests were thrilled with the music, the dancing and the overall cultural experience that it represented, whilst for us you engendered exactly the spirit of participation and friendship that we had hoped for. Please pass on our sincere thanks to all members of the group. Jory & Nicola." March 2010.
"Can I just say that we all had a fantastic evening and we have had many many comments on what great entertainment you provided on the night. It was wonderful and just what we had hoped for. Many thanks, and please pass this on to your colleagues too. Have already recommended you for another wedding! Janet & Simon." November 2009.
"Ross and I would like to thank you all for making our wedding day so special - We are really thrilled we had you as our band - the atmosphere was absolutely fantastic and everyone had so much fun! All our guests have said that you were the highlight of the day for them - It was truly amazing & we are so grateful - Thank you so much. Ross & Jill." September 2009.
"Just a quick note to say thank you so much for the entertainment you provided on Thursday evening. Everyone seemed to get into the swing of things and enjoyed themselves despite us running out of time. Please pass on our thanks to all the band members and we hope to see you again in the future. Sue." September 2009.
"Thanks for playing, lots people commented on how much they enjoyed it and we certainly did. Will let you know if we have any good photos. Thanks again and we’ll see you at a public event in the near future. Matt & Bee." April 2009.
"I just wanted to say a big thank you for all your help and enthusiasm from start to finish in helping Tommy and I with our wedding day, we truly had the best day of our lives.... Heather & Tommy." March 2009
"Just a line to say thank you for making my birthday party so enjoyable and memorable. A lot of people were very complimentary about the quality of the music and everyone loved the Caller. Dorothy." March 2009.
"Just a note to say many thanks to you and the band for playing a 'blinding' ceilidh for my birthday bash last Saturday! Everyone had a great time - particularly me! & I think the amount everyone danced showed just how much we all enjoyed it. Thanks for all your help beforehand and the great fun on the night. Helen." February 2009.
"Thank you so much for playing on the day, it was exactly what we wanted. Hope you like the photo! Jules & Alice." December 2008.
"Thanks for playing at our anniversary party on Saturday. Everyone has commented on how much they enjoyed the music and a lovely change to the usual music we hear at parties. Please extend our thanks to everyone for making our night so enjoyable. Ken & Jaqueline." September 2008.
"We have just come back from honeymoon and we just wanted to say a big 'thank you' for making our wedding reception an evening to remember! Everyone had a wonderful time and are still talking about the dancing today!! And thank you so much for playing 'The Galway Girl' - it was fantastic (at such short notice too) and made Dan and I very happy!! Fiona & Daniel." September 2008.

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