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Out Of Hand

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About Out Of Hand

A young, vibrant and exciting folk-rock ceilidh band, playing trad and new tunes. Full PA and we would love to play at your event!
Ceilidh band
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Out of Hand are a 5-piece Ceilidh Band. No longer the new kids on the ceilidh scene, you'll find us playing most major ceilidhs and festivals, as well as bringing that special something to weddings and private parties! Please note - we don't accept gigs with less than three months notice. We have a resident caller and full PA system, including a mixing desk; so will be very willing to play at any festival ceilidhs, weddings, barn dances, parties & more if you want us. We are putting modern twists on traditional tunes with our electric musical equipment and fresh ideas to give a thumping, danceable rhythm that will keep you going all through the night. With our self-written tunes and arrangements of songs, we're bringing our unique ideas to playing for dance and making it our own. We have a CD available at gigs so come down and have a chat. Members: Penny Kempson - Fiddle Stuart Duncan - Whistle Will Sartin - Mandolin Richard Portlock - Bass Guitar Chris Campbell - Drums

Performance details
We have vehicles we can use to travel to gigs
We require car parking close to venues
Our equipment is PAT tested
We own a PA system
Encore awards
3rd Encoreversary
Ceilidh, Folk
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Event types:
Private event, Wedding, Wedding proposal, Hotel / Restaurant event, Bar / Club / Venue event, Corporate event, Concert, Burns night, Birthday party, Christmas party, New Year's Eve
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Song list

Flat Bush waltz
Drink Your Tea Sioned
Petite Salopette/Luke’s Waltz
Frankie by Katie
Calliope House/Jump At The Sun
Questionable Potato Bake
Blue Jig/Recession Jig
Stuie’s Tune
Tom Billy’s (48 bar)
The Cup of Tea (48 bar)
Tabletop Fairies
Lemmy Brasils/Spongebob
Rights of Man (16 bar)
Boys of Bluehill/Jacky Tar
Durham ranger/Roxborough Castle
Silver Spires
Road to Errogie/Gale Reel
Firehose Set
Roslyn Castle/June Apple
The Cup of Tea (48)
The Canoer’s Reel (48)
Curry in the Mendips
Fiddler’s Hickey
Bear Dance
Slip jig:
Butterfly/Farewell to Whalley Range
Specific tunes for dances:
Horse’s Brawl
Scotland the Brave
Old Joe Clarke


From customers:

Grace H, 4 years ago

A great night and everyone we have spoken to really enjoyed it - even those who had never been to a ceilidh before said how much fun they had. You guys were great!

Jack N, 4 years ago

Thanks for last night - it was awesome and so were you guys. We loved it!

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