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Stroma Folk & Ceilidh (Glasgow)

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About Stroma Folk & Ceilidh (Glasgow)

An exciting traditional Glasgow based folk & ceilidh band! A new launch after the success of our London band, Stroma comes to Glasgow!
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Stroma are a small family of musicians who love what they do! They pride themselves on being friendly and approachable and providing the highest quality ceilidhs and folk music. We are very excited to bring our London based band to Glasgow! We have had nothing but 5 star reviews in and around London and want to bring the same quality and fun to Glasgow! With musical backgrounds rooted in the folk world, highest training from music colleges across the UK and Europe and current experience as touring and performing musicians, Stroma brings all the essential requirements for a great event! Stroma have performed at a range of large venues, alongside a whole range of private and smaller venue events. It is estimated between 2018 and 2023 they have danced with and performed to over 12,000 people! They are able to provide our own sound systems and several additional options, such as playlist services, background folk music and more! Stroma love working with new people, and will take the upmost pride in making sure your event is the most fun and enjoyable it can be! Between them, the members of Stroma have performed at many of the UK’s biggest folk festivals as well as making appearances at the BBC Proms, London 2012 closing ceremonies, NaTrad Awards, Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Wigmore Hall, Cadogan Hall and many other iconic venues. Bringing together this wealth of experience and multitude of influences, combined with a shared passion for folk and traditional music, Stroma are definitely ones to watch.

Stroma Folk & Ceilidh (Glasgow)'s Reviews

From customers:

Function C
3 years ago

“It is impossible to watch Stroma play and not enjoy every second”

2 years ago

“It was great to have you and definitely will want to have you again in future! We really enjoyed the friendly atmosphere and guidance through each dance. Everyone had fun and it was a great and sweaty evening – so much better to have a live band than listening to recordings!”

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Stroma Folk & Ceilidh (Glasgow)'s Song list

As a traditional ceilidh band, we play a whole range of trad tunes, too long to list individually! We are also able to learn and perform requests in a "trad" style!

Stroma Folk & Ceilidh (Glasgow)'s Prices

Last updated: 2024

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

Standard Prices
Performance durationPrice
Up to 1 hour£875
Up to 2 hours£1125
Up to 3 hours£1437.50
Standard Ceilidh4 musicians
Two 1 hour sets of high energy ceilidh! Our fantastic band will provide the music while our expert caller guides your guests through the dances! (Travel costs to be added)
Ceilidh + Ipod Disco4 musicians
Our standard ceilidh package plus up to 90 minutes of use of our PA system to play a playlist for your guests to party after the ceilidh ends!
Wedding Bronze4 musicians
1: A duo for your reception or ceremony or meal, performing beautiful acoustic folk music for up to 90 minutes. 2: 2 hours of ceilidh dancing with our fantastic band and expert caller! (Travel expenses to be added)
Wedding Silver4 musicians
1: An acoustic duo to perform at your ceremony, reception or meal, bringing beautiful folk music to your event. (90 minutes) 2: 2 hours of ceilidh dancing with our fantastic band and expert caller! 3: Ipod Disco - playlist service after the ceilidh using our PA system for up to 90 minutes for all your favourite songs.
Wedding Gold4 musicians
This includes music during the ceremony (up to 45 minutes) music at a reception up to 90 minutes and a Ceilidh, plus use of our PA for an iPod Disco after the ceilidh!


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Customer questions

What do your clients love most about your performances?

We often get told we are very approachable and friendly and that we bring a very fresh and exciting take on traditional instruments and tunes! We just want every event to be a resounding success, so we really care about the fine details! We also enjoy what we do and it comes across in our performances!

Which venues have you performed at in the past?

We have performed at a range of venues! The larger ones being: Blackheath Halls Islington Assembly Hall Cecil Sharp House, Camden ISH Venues, London Patchworks, Leyton We have also performed at countless lovely smaller wedding venues around the UK!

Which artists have you been most influenced by?

A real range! Our music backgrounds are very varied! Everything from folk bands like Talisk and Ranagri to classical to pop and beyond!

Can you perform covers?

We can perform covers, however they would be instrumental covers and folk instruments can only perform certain things! For example, a folk cover of some Metallica may be tricky, but we are open to ideas!

Do you have different line-up options?

Our lineup options are as follows: 2 Piece - Guitar & Fiddle or Whistle 3 Piece - Guitar & Fiddle or Whistle, plus Caller (Ceilidhs) 4 Piece - Guitar, Bodhran/Percussion & Fiddle or Whistle, plus Caller 5 Piece - Guitar, Bodhran/Percussion, Fiddle & Whistle, plus Caller 6 Piece - Guitar, Bodhran/Percussion, Fiddle & Whistle, Bass plus Caller

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

We are very flexible! Just let us know! The sooner we know any timing changes, the more likely it is we can accommodate any requests!

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

Absolutely! Our iPod playlist service is free! DJ is around £400 for 2 hours!

How much time do you need to set up?

We can setup in 60 minutes, though any extra time is lovely! We can have a playlist up and running within 15 minutes!

Do you provide a caller?

Yes! Our lovely callers are friendly and clear and are always a hit with dancers! If you have a caller already, we're also happy to provide the musicians!

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

We play from countless folk tunes! If you have any favourite tunes, definitely let us know and we will be sure to play them!

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

All equipment is included!

Can you learn song requests before the event?

If a track is one we don't already know, we can certainly see if it is possible to learn it. If there is a special song you'd like us to learn we are happy to do this for you. We would ask to charge a fee of £30 for this service to take into account rehearsal times for the musicians to make sure it is truly perfect!
Ceilidh, Folk, Traditional Scottish folk, Traditional Irish folk, Traditional English folk, Welsh folk
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Wedding, Wedding proposal, Funeral / Memorial service, Church service, Hotel / Restaurant event, Concert, Recording session, Charity event, Corporate event, Private event, Bar / Club / Venue event, Cruise, Burns night, Birthday party, Christmas party, New Year's Eve
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