Ceilidh Bands for hire in Dundee

Hire a Ceilidh band in Dundee for your wedding, Burns night or event today. We have 90 fantastic traditional Scottish and Irish bands available to hire in Dundee to make sure everybody gets on their feet! With varying line-ups and instruments, fantastic callers to instruct the dance moves, and bands that will also play your favourite pop covers, there's no better time to book a Ceilidh band. Hire a Ceilidh band in the UK for your wedding, Burns night or event today. Pronounced 'kay-lee', these bands will perform upbeat traditional Scottish tunes while calling out the dance moves out to keep your guests on their feet! Ready to book? Simply browse our collection of our 90 best local Ceilidh bands in Dundee available for hire today. Our groups have callers to instruct the dancing and many bands will also play your favourite pop covers. There's no better time to book your Ceilidh band!

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Hire Cragganmore Ceilidh Band Ceilidh band with Encore
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£645 - £1895
Ceilidh bandGlenrothes

As one of the UK's finest ceilidh bands, we provide musical entertainment for weddings, celebrations, student nights, and corporate events.

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Hire Dancing Feet Ceilidh Band Ceilidh band with Encore
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£525 - £562.50
Ceilidh bandDD8, UK

If you are looking for a ceilidh band with energy and enthusiasm to fill your dance floor then you have come to the right place!

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Hire Staffin Island Ceilidh Band Ceilidh band with Encore
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£350 - £1850
Ceilidh bandDundee

The Staffin Island Ceilidh Band is one of the best Ceilidh bands in East & Central Scotland! We specialise in Wedding Ceilidhs & Events.

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Hire Clarinish Ceilidh Band Ceilidh band with Encore
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£750 - £1062.50
Ceilidh bandPerth

The Only Band you will ever need for any event! Probably the most versatile Band in Scotland,

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Hire The Fiddle Duo Ceilidh band with Encore
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£995 - £1595
Ceilidh bandGlenrothes

The Fiddle Duo adds a touch of Scottish magic to your wedding day or corporate event, providing the perfect background music.

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Hire Forth Ceilidh Band Ceilidh band with Encore
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£450 - £825
Ceilidh bandGlenrothes

Experienced ceilidh musicians played at home and abroad

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Hire KI Events  Ceilidh band with Encore
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Ceilidh bandFife

The first choice wedding/party entertainment in Scotland. Traditional ceilidh band and DJ. Ceilidh/Disco package guaranteed to suit all ages

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Hire Loch Dubh Ceilidh Band & Disco Ceilidh band with Encore
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£700 - £1300
Ceilidh bandPerth

Highly Experienced, Exciting and Seriously Entertaining Ceilidh Band, Who Will Appeal to all Musical Tastes!!

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Hire Lost Shores Ceilidh Band Ceilidh band with Encore
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Ceilidh bandLeven

The bands energetic style fuses traditional ceilidh tunes with some exciting modern twists,makes for an enjoyable evening of music and Dance

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Hire Triple Scotch Ceilidh Band Ceilidh band with Encore
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£1300 - £1500
Ceilidh bandManchester

Make your event an outstanding, unforgettable experience with the UK's finest professional Scottish ceilidh band for hire.

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Hire The Jacobites Ceilidh band with Encore
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£1175 - £1825
Ceilidh bandEdinburgh

The Jacobites are an exceptional ceilidh band based in Edinburgh that offer professional ceilidhs for weddings, festivals and events.

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Hire Norloch Ceilidh & Covers Band Ceilidh band with Encore
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£545 - £1220
Ceilidh bandLoanhead

We are a lively experienced band who can provide a full evening of ceilidh dances combined with cover songs through the decades,50s-90s etc

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Hire Bass Rock Ceilidh Band Ceilidh band with Encore
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£780 - £1300
Ceilidh bandGlasgow

What happens when you bring together four insanely-talented musicians from different genres? You get the Bass Rock Ceilidh Band!

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Hire Jiggered Ceilidh Band Ceilidh band with Encore
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From£640
Ceilidh bandGlasgow

Jiggered are a Scottish ceilidh and covers band based in Glasgow available for hire at weddings, birthday parties, and all other occasions.

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Hire Bon:Stovi Ceilidh Band Ceilidh band with Encore
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£1375
Ceilidh bandEdinburgh

Some of Scotland's most talented musicians performing with a power, energy and spirit that will leave your guests happily exhausted!

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Hire Flaming Heather Ceilidh band with Encore
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From£320
Ceilidh bandLivingston

We operate as a two piece wherever possible and can handle most jobs with accordion/fiddle and calling with great success'.

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Hire Drop Spindle Ceilidh Band Ceilidh band with Encore
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£375 - £1125
Ceilidh bandNewcastle upon Tyne

Drop Spindle are a high energy, genderless Scottish-style Ceilidh band with a contemporary twist!

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Hire Aluinn Ceilidh Band Ceilidh band with Encore
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£725 - £1015
Ceilidh bandLeeds

Top-class Ceilidh / Barndance band based in Northern England. Aluinn play an exciting mix of Scottish, Irish, English and American jigs

Latest reviews of our Ceilidh Bands in Dundee

Forth Ceilidh Band
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"Amazing night! The band were great and very accomodating. Would highly recommend. "

Ms hired Forth Ceilidh Band for a Private event (available in Dundee)

Verified Review, 12 July 2024
Staffin Island Ceilidh Band
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"Absolutely amazing 3 piece band. Great caller and musicians and atmosphere. Highly recommend for weddings! "

Caitlin hired Staffin Island Ceilidh Band for a Private event (available in Dundee)

Verified Review, 6 July 2024
Forth Ceilidh Band
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"We hired the Forth band for our wedding on 15 Jun 2024. They were fantastic. Went through all the dances slowly and got everyone up dancing. Music was excellent and the guys were so nice and friendly. Thank you for helping to make our day so special Andy and Pauline"

Andy hired Forth Ceilidh Band for a Wedding (available in Dundee)

Verified Review, 15 June 2024

FAQs about hiring Ceilidh Bands in Dundee

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What is a ceilidh band?

A ceilidh band (pronounced ‘kay-lee’) is a group of musicians that specialise in traditional folk music for ceilidh dances (usually jigs). Ceilidh bands will usually have fiddle players, accordionists, bagpipers playing and a “caller” leading the dances.

What do people do at a ceilidh?

Ceilidhs comes from the Gaelic word for ‘party’ and typically feature a ceilidh band with a caller who will lead the guests in traditional folk Scottish (or Irish) dances. Ceilidh’s are a great way to entertain your guests because they offer an interactive experience where the guests are part of the performances and the dances are simple enough for all ages and abilities, meaning everyone can get involved.

How long do ceilidh dances last?

A traditional Ceilidh dance can last anywhere from 2 to 3 hours, usually broken down with 3-4 dances and then a break. Our Ceilidh bands, however, are flexible and can play for as short or as long as you need.

What instruments are used in a ceilidh band?

Ceilidh bands commonly feature traditional folk instruments. Some common instruments you will find in a Ceilidh band include the fiddle, the accordion, bagpipes, the flute and a banjo. Each Ceilidh band’s lineup will feature different musicians and some bands will feature drums or percussion instruments, such as bodhrán (traditional Irish drum), or guitars. It’s also good to properly check their lineups before booking but if you’re unsure, speak to one of our experts who can give you tailored advice on what would work well for your venue.

Are ceilidh bands only for weddings?

Although wedding ceilidh bands are particularly popular, ceilidh bands are not limited to weddings. Ceilidhs are also popular for birthday parties, anniversaries, and other celebrations, as a fun form of interactive, unique entertainment. Ceilidhs bands are also very popular for corporate events as the dances are a great way to break the ice and get people talking. Overall, ceilidh bands bring people together, making any event memorable with their spirited tunes and engaging dances. You can speak to one of Encore's experts today to find the perfect ceilidh band near you.

Why should I choose a ceilidh band for my corporate event?

Although wedding ceilidh bands are particularly popular, ceilidh bands are not limited to weddings. Ceilidhs are also popular for birthday parties, anniversaries, and other celebrations, as a fun form of interactive, unique entertainment. Ceilidhs bands are also very popular for corporate events as the dances are a great way to break the ice and get people talking. Overall, ceilidh bands bring people together, making any event memorable with their spirited tunes and engaging dances. You can speak to one of Encore's experts today to find the perfect ceilidh band near you.

Hiring a Ceilidh Band in Dundee

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Ceilidh, Folk, Pop
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Busiest times:
June, July, August

How much does it cost to hire a Ceilidh Band in Dundee?

The typical price per group member for Ceilidh Bands is:
£Budget£220
££Pro£330
£££High-end£400+

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