Gary Coupland

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About Gary Coupland

Let's get the party started ! Gary is the No 1 entertainer and wedding band specialist in the Central Belt of Scotland
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Covering popular tracks from the 60s through to the latest chart hits plus ceremony music and drinks reception if required Gary can provide entertainment for you and your guests for the whole day and evening. He will add extra band members depending on your event and will have your guests up on their feet all night long in a relaxed fun way. He is the Wedding Band and Family Party Specialist ! His infectious bubbly personality has all the main ingredients and experience for getting any party started. He has composed and produced music for the BBC and ITV, played at the Edinburgh Festival, The London Palladium , Glasgow Year of Culture, played for Prince Charles and has appeared on numerous recordings of DVDs and Online Streaming His musical ability on Accordion, Keyboards and Trombone are second to none - The Glasgow Herald quotes Gary as being "as slick as brill cream" Gary received an MBE in 1999 and is proud to be the patron of Down’s Syndrome Scotland He was also named Alumni of the Year in 2014 by Napier University

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This act has been working with Encore for over a year
Covers, Film / TV music, Musical theatre, Ceilidh, Folk, Gypsy jazz, Ragtime, Swing, Cabaret, Jazz, Pop, Motown, Acoustic, World music
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Event types:
Wedding, Virtual event, Corporate event, Concert, Recording session, Theatre / Show, Cruise, Hotel / Restaurant event, Private event, Birthday party, New Year's Eve, Christmas party, Burns night
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Song list

Songs for Weddings and Parties include anything from Frank Sinatra to the Killers!
He will accommodate all decades of music from the 60s onwards and will play all requested songs from any new dance craze or the new No1.
Hits by Calvin Harris, Stevie Wonder, Queen, Bryan Adams, Abba, Robbie Williams and Bruno Mars are all played live.
Scottish Dances
Gary will play and call every Ceilidh Dance you wish.
His list of songs is endless !
Customer questions

What if my timings change after I've booked you?

I will be nice and flexible with price as I don't want to spoil the Party

Can you provide an iPod/DJ service before and between your sets?

Yes, Please send me a playlist or even use your phone on the night to lplay your requests

How much time do you need to set up?

30 mins

If I have a piano at my venue, are you happy to perform on that?


Can I pick the songs you play from the set list?


Are you able to bring your own piano or keyboard?


Can you learn song requests before the event?



Note: prices may vary based on travel distance. For an exact quote, click “Check availability”.

Standard Prices
Performance durationPrice
Short performance (up to 15 min)£100
Up to 1 hour£180
Up to 2 hours£300
Up to 3 hours£400


From customers:

3 years ago

Thank you very much for making our staff party such a great night. The atmosphere on the night was more like a party than a ceilidh with everyone joining in and thoroughly enjoying themselves. Christine Dickson Investment Administration Manager Bank of Scotland

Airth C
4 years ago

"The Xmas events which you played at really added to the guest’s enjoyment of the hotel. I look forward to working again with you next year." Steven Mcleod Chief Executive Airth Castle Hotel and Spa Resort

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