Matthew Maclennan Accordionist and Scottish Ceilidh Band
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The Dashing White Sergeant played by Matthew MacLennan Trio. Edinburgh 2022
Matthew Maclennan Scottish Dance Band, Dashing White Seargent
Orcadian Strip the Willow, Aberdeen Beach Ballroom, Hogmanay 2018, Matthew Maclennan Dance Band.
Professional accordionist former Scottish Champion Professional Scottish Dance Band Professional Ceilidh Band Very experienced musician
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Booked for an Encore gig with less than 24 hours’ notice
This act has been working with Encore for over 3 years
Traditional Scottish folk, Ceilidh
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Wedding, Funeral / Memorial service, Hotel / Restaurant event, Private event, Corporate event, Concert, Cruise, Burns night, Birthday party, Christmas party, Church service
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Sound technician, Instrumental teaching
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Canadian Barn Dance
Strip the Willow
Orcadian Strip the Willow
St Bearnards Waltz
Pride of Erin Waltz
Old time Waltz
The Riverside Jig
Cumberland Square Eight
Military two Step
Eva Three Step
The Flying Scotsman
Boston Two step
The Rosa Waltz
The Waves of Torry
Dashing White Seargent
Duke of Perth
Duke and Duchess of Edinburgh
Reel of the 51st Division
What do your clients love most about your performances?
Our easy going and fun attitude to helping people enjoy ceilidh dancing.
Which venues have you performed at in the past?
We have performed in all sorts of venues from country halls to full size theatres from Shetland in the north to the South of England. All venues catered
Which artists have you been most influenced by?
Iain Macphail, Jimmy Shand, Ian Powrie
What is the most high profile gig you've performed?
BBC Radio Scotland Take the Floor programme, Shetland Accordion and Fiddle Festival, Orkney Music Festival, Beach Ballroom Aberdeen.
What if my timings change after I've booked you?
We can be flexible with timings. Please just let us know and we can discuss the details further.
Can you provide an iPod/DJ service before and between your sets?
We can provide a DJ set for your party. This can be tailored to your tastes. Please let us know your favourite genres and acts and we can make sure to include this.
How much time do you need to set up?
Usually we take about 1 hour to set up. Backround music can be played once we are set up and ready to go.
Can I pick the pieces you play from the set list?
Our tunes are mostly from the traditional genre. If you have particular favourites then please just let us know and we will include them in our sets.
Do you bring all the equipment you need to perform?
Yes. We do not assume the venue has PA.
Can you learn specific pieces before the event?
Yes. Please do not hesitate to ask for any requests that you may have. If you have a tune that is special to you then just ask and we will be happy to play this for you.
Note: prices may vary based on travel distance. For an exact quote, click “Check availability”.
|Short performance (up to 15 min)||£200|
|Up to 1 hour||£250|
|Up to 2 hours||£350|
|Up to 3 hours||£450|
3 piece wedding ceilidh band
Accordion and Caller, Fiddle and Drums. Including access to our PA system.
4 piece wedding ceilidh
Four piece ceilidh band. Accordion, Fiddle, Piano and Drums. Including dance caller
5 piece wedding ceilidh band
Five piece ceilidh band 2 accordions, fiddle, piano and drums including dance caller.
Full Scottish Wedding Dance Band
Full 6 piece scottish dance band. 2 accordions, fiddle, piano, bass and drums including dance caller.
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4 months ago
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4 months ago
From other customers:
1 year ago, for a Birthday party in Millerhill