Christmas party Ceilidh Bands for hire in Ayrshire and Arran

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Hire Caorann-Mor Ceilidh Band  Ceilidh band with Encore
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£750 - £1400
Ceilidh bandDalry

Superb 4-piece ceilidh band. Top class musicians and years of experience. Talented, versatile and guaranteed to get things going.

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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 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 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 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

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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

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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 Burdock Ceilidh Band Ceilidh band with Encore
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Ceilidh bandBirmingham

Award winning ceilidh band - played 500+ venues from Grand Halls to front lounges Inclusive, gender-free, amazing fun, great memories/photos

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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 Captain Bullhead Ceilidh Band Ceilidh band with Encore
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£1025 - £1650
Ceilidh bandLeeds

Vibrant and exciting ceilidh band based in Leeds, with experienced caller, Robin Fishwick.

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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 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 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 Leonard Brown and his Ceilidh Band Ceilidh band with Encore
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From£480
Ceilidh bandNewcastle upon Tyne

This Ceilidh Band offers a professional service with some of the best musicians in the UK. Provide a high quality service for all events.

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Hire Miggins Fiddle Ceilidh Band Ceilidh band with Encore
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£500 - £600
Ceilidh bandNorth Shields

We're a friendly, fun and professional ceilidh band and between us, we have over 50 years of experience in playing for dancing.

Latest reviews of our Christmas Party Ceilidh Bands in Ayrshire and Arran

Berking Mad Ceilidh Band
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"Thank you for making my wedding reception so fun! I had several nice comments from friends about the relaxed atmosphere. The Hokey Kokey was a smash hit! Thank you!"

Amy hired Berking Mad Ceilidh Band for a Wedding (available in Ayrshire and Arran)

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Lochside Rhythms Ceilidh & Covers Band
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"Phil was absolutely great! I was able to tell him exactly the kind of thing we wanted and he delivered with no problem at all!! "

Katy hired Lochside Rhythms Ceilidh & Covers Band for a Wedding (available in Ayrshire and Arran)

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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 Ayrshire and Arran)

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FAQs about hiring Christmas Party Ceilidh Bands in Ayrshire And Arran

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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 Christmas Party Ceilidh Band in Ayrshire And Arran

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Popular genres:
Ceilidh, Folk, Pop
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3 hours
Busiest times:
June, July, August

How much does it cost to hire a Christmas Party Ceilidh Band in Ayrshire and Arran?

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

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