Music from Central France and Brittany
WHAT WE DO
Bof! is a four-piece band specializing in traditional French and Breton music for dancing and listening to. We have played in folk clubs, for dance groups and at festivals in England and France, as well as organising regular workshops and public dances in East Anglia, originally Burybal and now as part of Prêt à danser group.
We are now involved in the running of Hadleigh Folk Club’s French Music and Dance Weekend which takes place every spring.
Our repertoire, which combines instrumentals and songs, is mainly traditional music from Central France and Brittany, but also includes more recent compositions, by members of the band and other.
We have made five CD recordings, all of which are available from our website.
Diatonic accordeon / Bagpipes / Guitar / Bass / Flute / Saxophone / Recorder / Percussion / Desk bells / Vocals
WE CAN OFFER
• Concert spots: from 30 minutes to full-length folk club sets (2 x
• Dance evenings (Bals), featuring dances from Central France, such
as the bourrée and from Brittany, such as the gavotte and / or the
• A comprehensive programme of French music and dance
workshops from beginner to advanced – including work in schools.