Birthday party Ceilidh Bands for hire in Midlothian

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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 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 Ceòl Beag Ceilidh Band Ceilidh band with Encore
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£500 - £1000
Ceilidh bandEdinburgh

Ceòl Beag is a popular contemporary, upbeat ceilidh band. We play for all kinds of events & guarantee a great night of dancing to remember.

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Hire 7 Hills Ceilidh Ceilidh band with Encore
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£725 - £935
Ceilidh bandEdinburgh

Seven Hills is a highly experienced ceilidh band based in Edinburgh, ready to create an amazing ceilidh experience for you!

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Hire The Haggis Chasers Ceilidh Band & DJ Ceilidh band with Encore
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£1000 - £1200
Ceilidh bandEdinburgh

The Haggis Chasers Ceilidh Band represent High-Quality Sound and Musicianship – without Losing Traditional Roots

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Hire CopperCeilidh Ceilidh band with Encore
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Ceilidh bandEdinburgh

We are a traditional Ceilidh Band, available for events across all of Scotland.

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Hire Ewan Galloway Ceilidh Band Ceilidh band with Encore
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£320 - £600
Ceilidh bandEdinburgh

High energetic ceilidh band with years of experience. As seen on BBC Country file / Royal Highland Show / BBC Radio Scotland and more!

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Hire Alive & Jiggin Ceilidh Band and Disco  Ceilidh band with Encore
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£650 - £1500
Ceilidh bandPenicuik

CEILIDH PARTY BAND IN SOUTHERN, EASTERN AND CENTRAL SCOTLAND HIGHLY EXPERIENCED, VERSATILE AND ENTERTAINING BAND WITH OVER 700 GIGS DONE

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Hire Stravair Ceilidh band with Encore
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£437.50 - £875
Ceilidh bandEdinburgh

The beautifully elegant duo of Stravair. We've quickly become the most popular guitar and violin duo in Scotland. Guaranteed to move you!

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Hire ODIA Ceilidh band with Encore
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£1500 - £3500
Ceilidh bandEdinburgh

World-Class International World Folk Electronica Band

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Hire Annasach Ceilidh Band Ceilidh band with Encore
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£1222.50
Ceilidh bandEdinburgh

Ceilidh Band available for all occasions from Aberdeen to Zurich!

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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 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 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

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Hire Bass Rock Ceilidh Band Ceilidh band with Encore
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£780 - £1200
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 Foot Stompin' Ceilidh Band Ceilidh band with Encore
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From£640
Ceilidh bandGlasgow

Foot Stompin' Ceilidh Band are an energetic trio of young musicians who guarantee to get everyone up dancing regardless of ability!

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Hire Price of My Pig Ceilidh band with Encore
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£1150 - £1250
Ceilidh bandLancaster

“Price Of My Pig (a great name for a band) come from the North West England in the UK… a high octane folk/funk dance band"- Folk Roots Radio

Recent reviews of our Birthday Party Ceilidh Bands in Midlothian

“There aren't enough words or stars to do them justice! Amazing from booking to performance. Our wedding was such a success and a big part of that was the service provided by the Jacobites. Before they performed, we were chatting like friends and by the time it was over, we felt part of their family! Every single song was amazing and dancing was progressive to cater to our guests. We have had so many compliments about how amazing The Jacobites were- definitely the best in the business!”

28 December 2023
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Jessica hired The Jacobites for a Wedding (available in Midlothian)

“Brilliant night of entertainment by Gary and his band would highly recommend them first class”

1 December 2023
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Margaret hired The Ceilidh band for a Private event (available in Midlothian)

“Absolutely delighted with Ceol Beag music. Hired for a 21st birthday and all the guests including the birthday girl thoroughly enjoyed the evening. Music was fantastic, Alison was a great caller forgot how fun ceilidhs could be the gents were really cool too and nice to speak with. We hope you also enjoyed yourself and the sweeties. Will defiantly recommend booking and will use again in the future. ”

21 October 2023
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Odette hired Ceòl Beag Ceilidh Band for a Private event (available in Midlothian)

FAQs about hiring Birthday Party Ceilidh Bands in Midlothian

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What kind of ceilidh bands are there?

There are basically two types of ceilidh band: traditional instrumental bands, and ceilidh cover bands. A traditional ceilidh band will perform Scottish folk tunes without a singer. Importantly, a traditional band will include a caller: they'll announce the dances, shout instructions to beginners, and get everyone involved in the revelry! In contrast, a ceilidh cover band will mix the folk tunes with modern pop covers. They'll have a singer, and provide a wide range of music for all to enjoy: young and old.

Which parts of an event or wedding will the ceilidh band play at?

In the spirit of leaving the best until last, the ceilidh band will usually wrap up celebrations, providing an exciting musical finale for your special day. The band caller will ensure you and your guests know the moves for each dance, giving everyone the opportunity to get involved. Plus, if you haven't had the chance to say hello to everyone during the course of the day, you might just find yourself dancing with them before it's over! Ceilidh dances can be pretty tiring, so having it at the end of the day is a smart choice - your guests will certainly thank you for it!

Will I need to provide the ceilidh band with any equipment?

Professional ceilidh bands come fully kitted-out with all the equipment needed to get the dancing underway, including amplification and a mixing desk. If your wedding venue is regularly used for live music, they will likely have a dedicated in-house PA sound system - in this case, the band may not need to bring their own amplification.

How much space will I need for ceilidh dancing?

The more space, the better! Ceilidh dancing takes up a lot more room on the dance floor than your typical disco. Other than that: make sure table are removed (encourages dancing!), seats are available to the side, and there are no obstacles near the dance floor. Broken bones ain't craic.

Do traditional ceilidh bands take requests?

Not usually. Unless you have a specific Scottish or Irish tune in mind, the band will normally play a pre-planned set, designed to perfection and gleaned from years of experience. If you have a special song in mind, make sure you tell the band well in advance. It might just get added to their repertoire!

How do you pronounce 'ceilidh'?

'Kay-lee'

Hiring a Birthday Party Ceilidh Band in Midlothian

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Popular genres:
Ceilidh, Folk, Pop
Average response time:
1 hour
Busiest times:
July, August, September

How much does it cost to hire a Birthday Party Ceilidh Band in Midlothian?

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

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