Ceilidh band

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Ceilidh band
Glasgow
Public liability insurance of £10 million
We are a ceilidh band available for hire in the city and surrounding areas of Glasgow, Scotland.

Ceilidh band available for hire in Glasgow, Scotland. We are a three-piece band with lots of experience in playing for ceilidhs for weddings, anniversaries, fundraising events and anything else, able to tailor to your evening.

Performance details
We can perform outdoors
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
Musicianship
Genres:
Folk, Ceilidh, Traditional Scottish folk, Scottish music
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Types:
Ceilidh band
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Event types:
Wedding, Private event, Corporate event, Charity event, Burns night, Birthday party, New Year's Eve
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Song list

Gay Gordon's
Dashing White Sergeant
Canadian Barn Dance
Strip the Willow
Military Two-step
Swedish Masquerade
Orcadian Strip the Willow
Virginia Reel
Riverside Jig
Flying Scotsman
St Bernard's Waltz
Highland Schottische
+ Many more
Customer questions

Can you perform covers?

Covers of songs are included in some of the ceilidh dance sets but not used for 'disco' dancing.

Do you have different line-up options?

Our line up is fiddle, keys and guitar, but we can in requested situations down-size to two players.

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

We are normally very flexible with timings so long as the time of day is stated. (e.g. evening) and we will be free the entirety of the evening.

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

Yes, we have a pre-made playlist that we can put on between sets and before/after. If music is needed for more than 30 mins after the end of the ceilidh we will charge £30 for each 30 mins. If you have a playlist you would like to play before and after that's also fine but the same extended times apply in terms of costs. (No additional costs before the gig).

How much time do you need to set up?

We usually take around 45 mins to set up but in extreme cases can set up without a sound check in 15.

Do you provide a caller?

Yes, the band leader will call the dances.

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

You can request a specific dance in advance of at least 1 week and sometimes if there is a specific dance you want done again we can agree to that on the night.

Is all of the equipment (e.g. PA) included in your quote?

PA is all included in our quote, travel expenses are also included.

Can you learn song requests before the event?

If 2 weeks notice is given, then yes it is likely to be able to be done assuming it fits into our repertoire genre.

Prices

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

Standard Prices
Performance durationPrice
Up to 1 hour£300
Up to 2 hours£350
Up to 3 hours£450

Reviews

From customers:

Abdu M, 1 year ago

Professional, friendly service and very talented. Everyone at the Quinceañera loved them!

Alex C, 1 year ago

They played at my wedding. Brilliant band, very professional