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Beggar's Row



  • 4 piece Celtic folk band
  • lively, uptempo, happy Celtic folk band


The band are based mainly in Central Scotland and have and still do perform all over Scotland, the UK, Europe and worldwide every year for the last 17 years.

The band are in demand mostly in the UK, Holland and Denmark.

Standard Set Times

  • 2 x 45 or
  • 3 x 45

About this Act

4 piece up tempo Celtic Folk band performing Scottish, Irish, Contemporary and their own material. Includes songs, fiddle tunes and bagpipe tunes.

Their concert/show is based very much on a happy audience participation theme and they are highly experienced at Festivals, Theatres, TV and Radio, Corporate and Weddings.

Although Beggar's Row are not a Ceilidh band they can include some Scottish dance tunes in their show. The normal tempo of the concert/show is fast enough for all ages and styles to dance to. Be prepared also for a lot of humour in the performance the band like to see happy smiling faces...

All members of the band have been full time professionals for many years.

Set List

Ready for the Storm - Dougie McLean,
Loch Lomond - Traditional,
Scotland the Brave (Bagpipes) - Traditional,
The Gael(last of the Mohicans) - Dougie McLean,
New York Girls(Gangs of New York) - Traditional,
Tell my Ma - traditional,
Killiecrankie - traditional,
Those were the days (200 year old Russian version)
Glasgow Pipers (bagpipe tune) - Traditional
Flower of Scotland - The Corries
Farewell tae Nigg (Fiddle tune) - Traditional,
Also Bob Ferguson's own songs and instrumental tunes by Farquhar MacDonald and Neil Nicholson.


  • 4 piece band consisting of leadsinger/guitarist, whistle, mandolin and harmonica lead singer also guitar and keyboards.
    Fiddle player also on bagpipes and backing vocals. and percussionist.


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