Birthday party Ceilidh Bands for hire in Scotland

Hire a ceilidh band in Scotland for your birthday party today. 54 of the most professional acts to choose from.

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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 Reel of Fortune Ceilidh Band Ceilidh band with Encore
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£750 - £1250
Ceilidh bandAberdeen

We are a three or four piece ceilidh band and DJ who play at weddings, corporate events, student balls and all other occasions.

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Hire The Brogues Ceilidh band with Encore
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£400 - £1115
Ceilidh bandGlasgow

The Brogues are a UK-based ceilidh band who met in Glasgow and now play all over the country. #lovetoceilidh

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Hire BlackRock Ceilidh Ceilidh band with Encore
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£450 - £800
Ceilidh bandDingwall

BlackRock Ceilidh - Enthusiastic and experienced. Committed to craic ! One of the busiest bands in the Highlands

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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 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 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 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 Glenpark Ceilidh Band Ceilidh band with Encore
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£850 - £1725
Ceilidh bandGlasgow

Based in Central Scotland, Glenpark put a contemporary twist on a Scottish Ceilidh, with 10+ years experience playing for a range of events!

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

Nevis Ceilidh Band are a 3 piece ceilidh band based in Glasgow comprising of fiddle, piano, drums and dance caller!

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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 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 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 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 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 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 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 The Rock Ceilidh Band Ceilidh band with Encore
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£500 - £1125
Ceilidh bandBathgate

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

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“Fabulous! Great fun and the callers had the patience’s of a saint. Brilliant band would recommend ”

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Sharon hired Staffin Island Ceilidh Band for a Private event (available in Scotland)

“By far exceeded my expectations. Everyone made comments about how great they were. Would without a doubt book them again. Excellent value for money and really nice guys xx”

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Jacqueline hired Scott Leslie Ceilidh Band for a Charity event (available in Scotland)

FAQs about hiring Birthday Party Ceilidh Bands in Scotland

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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 Scotland

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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 Scotland?

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

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