A Scottish ceilidh band which is pronounced ‘kay-lee’ is composed of an accordion, fiddle and drums. Today’s modern Scottish ceilidh band may have other instruments included as there are no set rules the main aim of a ceilidh band is provide plenty of fun and entertainment. In Scotland a ceilidh refers to a gathering of people and usually this involves partying! A Scottish ceilidh band will encourage people to get up and take part in traditional Scottish dances but anything goes at a ceilidh dance as long as people have a good time.
A Scottish Ceilidh band will perform at weddings, ceilidhs, parties, concerts, festivals, balls, corporate events, dinner dances and any other occasion you may want them for. The great thing about having a Scottish ceilidh band at your event is that they will really engage with your guests and take time to teach them the steps of some of the most popular ceilidh dances. Most will also play a range of music from all eras either live or as a DJ. If you’re looking for something different to have at your wedding that will wow your guests then a ceilidh wedding band could be just what you need to get the wedding party started.
A Scottish ceilidh band will not be to everyone’s taste but for anyone that wants to add guaranteed fun to their event you will not be disappointed with this choice. Different Scottish ceilidh bands may all differ in their line up and the instruments that they play but most will include at least the accordion, fiddle and drums. To move with the times and appeal to the younger generations many ceilidh wedding band groups will also offer a DJ service so you can have a mix of old and new entertainment all in the same night without having to book separate acts.