422 are a folk band and ceilidh band based in the North East of England. They play music from all over the world with a Northern English Bias. Since winning the BBC Radio 2 Young Folk Award in 1999, they have released 4 albums. They have a wealth of experience of playing for dancing, and know exactly how to give the tunes that extra ‘swing’ to make you want to dance.

The best ceilidh band in the world
— Alistair Anderson