Welcome to the website for Contraband – a four to seven piece folk band based in Sussex. We play music for festivals, ceilidhs, weddings and parties and can provide a caller and PA if required. Please contact us to enquire about bookings.

Our next public event is Joy Festival, Lewes

We’re playing at 3pm on Saturday 25th.

In2Wild Beltane Fire Festival – Friday 29th March

Arrived at the Beltane Big Top with snow on the ground! The dancers were warmed up but we were so cold we ended up playing in coats! Luckily the sun shone on the Festival for the rest of the weekend – great vibe and lovely people all really up it.

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And here are six members of Contraband (we don’t seem to have a picture with everyone in it!)

wendy house cropped for poster

For more on our line-up see here

Here’s a video of some of our music..

For more tracks listen here