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Scottish ceilidh band hire. Book a barn dance band. Country dancing band for Essex, Suffolk, London & UK

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PRICE: from £600 (2x 1 hour) with caller. | compare prices


Biography - About us

This Scottish ceilidh band for hire are so authentic they even get hired for barn dances in Scotland (despite being based in Essex and Suffolk). We've worked alongside this barn dance band at many weddings and functions and everyone always has a really great time. What better way to break the ice and bring two families together than with the fun of getting tied up in knots as you try to get the moves right. From the videos and demos you can see both young and old having a great time. Although specialising in Scottish ceilidh music they cover a wide range of English and American square dances making them ideal for any barn dance. Their experienced caller will guide your guests through the moves before trying it with the music so no experience is needed.

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What we do and FAQ's

How long does it take you to set up?
About half an hour

How much performance space do you need?
Width: 3m x Depth:2m

Are you happy to perform outside?
Yes, weather permitting but must be under shelter in case of rain.

Can you learn requests or a first dance?
We're a true Scottish country dance band and have a vast repertoire of Scottish jigs, reels and Strathspey sets.

How long do you play for?
Usually two sets of an hour with break or can split into 3 sets of 45 minutes.

Do you provide your own lighting?
Ambient light is sufficient so don't require or provide it.

What do you do during your break(s)
We leave an iPod running if booked on our own or hand over to your disco if you have one.

My venue has a sound limiter – is that a problem?
We've total control over our volume so sound limiters are never a problem.

Where are you based?
Essex based covering Suffolk, London and beyond.

Repertoire - the music/songs we play

Dashing White Sergeant
Canadian Barn Dance
The Circassian Circle
Cumberland Square Eight
The Gay Gordons
Lucky Seven
The Flying Scotsman
Strip The Willow
Duke Of Perth
Galloping Carousel
Borrowdale Exchange
Fairy Ring

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Testimonials and reviews

"Hi Tim, just to say the band were excellent and everyone had a fantastic time! The music was great and they got lots of people up on the dance floor! Please pass on my thanks to the band for helping to make our day so wonderful and for keeping guests entertained!"
Stephanie and George, Wedding, Woodbridge, Suffolk

Thank you for a brilliant barn dance ceilidh on Saturday, all of our guests commented on how much fun they had had and the ones who were nervous at the beginning are now thinking of joining Scottish dancing groups!  You did a stellar job and it really brought everyone together, you made our day!
Mr. & Mrs Catto, Barn Dance Organiser

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