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Chitterybite Ceilidh Band

Music

Overview

  • Ceilidh and covers band
  • Emphasis on good calling
  • Great for all ages
  • Inclusive, engaging approach
  • Wide repertoire of trad music and contemporary song
  • DJ option

Location

The band are based in Glasgow and play all over central Scotland.

Standard Set Times

  • 2 x 60min sets

About this Act

Glasgow based ceilidh band, Chitterybite have an established track record operating as a collective providing top quality traditional musicians for corporate and private ceilidh events, traditional Scottish evenings, weddings and of course, Burns' Suppers.

They can call on a variety of musicians to play fiddle, accordion, piano, guitar, mandolin, bouzouki and whistle and they place great importance on the role of their caller. Every lineup features this important individual who helps instruct with the dances and entertains the dancers with some good craic!

They can also perform contemporary and roots acoustic songs while the audience takes a well earned breather from the dancing if required, and it usually is...

Set List

Contemporary Songs
Brown Eyed Girl – Van Morrison
500 miles - Proclaimers
Stuck in the Middle – Stealers Wheel
Bad Moon Rising – Credence Clearwater Revival
Proud Mary – Credence Clearwater Revival
Speed of the Sound of loneliness – Nancy Griffiths
Everybodies Talkin – Nillson
The Joker – Steve Miller Band
Slip Sliding Away – Paul Simon
Maggie May – Rod Stewart
Misery to Happiness – The Proclaimers
Sweet Home Alabama – Lynrd Skynrd
Walking in Memphis – Marc Cohen
So Lonely – The Police
Caledonia – Dougie MacLean
Come up and see me – Steve Harley
Moondance – Van Morrison
King of the Road – Roger Miller

Trad songs
Wild Mountain Thyme
MacPhersons Rant
Sunshine Song
Barnyards o’ Delgaty
Coulters Candy
Johnny Ladd
Casey Jones
Old Armchair
Bank and Braes
The big Rock Candy Mountain
Jambalayee
Jelly Piece Song
Our Glens
Wild Rover
Whiskey in the Jar

Tune sets
Gay Gordons
Strip the Willow
Eightsome Reel
Canadian Barn Dance
Dashing White Sergeant
Scottishe
Virginia Reel
Waltz set
Cumberland Reel
Haymakers Jig
Circassion Circle
Swedish Masquerade
Reel of the 51st

Lineup

  • Bouzhouki/mandolin/vocals, caller/fiddle, accordion/electric piano, fiddle/whistle

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