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Splendid Gentlemen



  • 3 piece wedding/function band.
  • Impressive range of songs of many styles
  • Entertaining live show.
  • Hard working and dedicated
  • Ceilidh option coming soon.


The band are based in Glasgow but will also travel the whole of Scotland for gigs.

Standard Set Times

  • Two 1 hour 45 mins sets + 30 min break

About this Act

Splendid Gentlemen are a 3 piece wedding/function band comprised of three very splendid, musical gentlemen. Dee McLaren sings and plays guitar, his younger brother Scott McLaren plays drums and sings backing vocals and Craig Johnston completes the line up on bass and backing vocals.

The band formed in 2010 and has went from strength to strength from the outset, always aiming to outstrip their previous merits and audience expectations. The bands aims are to deliver a professional and impressive show every time, without exception.

The repertoire is aimed to take as many possible audiences as can be thought of in to consideration. Splendid Gentlemen play everything from Buddy Holly to the Black Eyed Peas and are on a constant mission to expand their repertoire to meet any request.

Splendid Gentlemen are an ambitious but fun band to fit in at any occasion.

NEW FOR 2014!

The band will be offering a Ceilidh option as of 2014.

Set List

Alberta - Eric Clapton
A Little Respect - Erasure/Wheetus
All Day and All of the Night - The Kinks
All Right Now - Free
Amazed - Lonestar
American Idiot - Green Day
Anything That’s Rock N’ Roll - Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers

Bad Moon Rising - Creedence Clearwater Revival
Big Yellow Taxi - Joni Mitchell
Brown Eyed Girl - Van Morrison
Brown Sugar - Rolling Stones
Burn Baby Burn - Ash

Caledonia - Frankie Miller
Can’t Get Enough - Bad Company
Caroline - Status Quo
Chelsea Dagger - The Fratellis
Crazy Little Thing Called Love - Queen
Crossroad - Cream

Dakota - Stereophonics
Dancing With Myself - Billy Idol
Dance the Night Away - The Mavericks
Daydream Believer - The Monkees
Don’t Look Back In Anger - Oasis

Enjoy Yourself - Prince Buster
Everybody Needs Somebody - Blues Brothers
Every Breath You Take - The Police

Faith - George Michael
Fire - Jimi Hendrix
Fire With Fire - Scissor Sisters
Folsom Prison Blues - Johnny Cash
Friends Theme - The Rembrants

Get Back - The Beatles
Good Riddance (Time of Your Life) - Green Day

Hanging on the Telephone - Blondie
Hard to Handle - Otis Reading
Have You Ever Seen the Rain - Creedence Clearwater Revival
Heard It Through the Grapevine - Marvin Gaye
Heaven - Bryan Adams
Honky Tonk Woman - Rolling Stones

I Get Around - Beach Boys
I Got a Feeling - Black Eyed Peas
I Just Want to Make Love to You - Etta James
I’m a Believer - The Monkeys
I’m Down - The Beatles
I’m Gonna Be (500 Miles) - The Proclaimers
I Predict A Riot - Kaiser Chiefs
I Saw Her Standing There - The Beatles
It Ain’t Me Babe - Bob Dylan
It’s My Life - Bon Jovi
It Takes a Lot to Laugh, It Takes a Train to Cry - Bob Dylan
I Want To Break Free - Queen
I Want You To Want Me - Cheap Trick

Jailhouse Rock - Elvis
Jenny Don’t Be Hasty - Paulo Nutini
Johnny B. Goode - Chuck Berry
Just Looking - Stereophonics

Last Night - The Strokes
Last Request - Paulo Nutini

Maggie’s Farm - Bob Dylan
Maybellene - Chuck Berry
Mrs. Robinson - Simon & Garfunkle/The Lemonheads
Mustang Sally - Wilson Pickett
My Generation - The Who

One After 909 - The Beatles

Play That Funky Music - Wild Cherry
Pretty Woman - Roy Orbison
Pride and Joy - Stevie Ray Vaughan
Proud Mary - Creedence Clearwater Revival

Rave On - Buddy Holly
Red house - Jimi Hendrix
Reet Petite - Jackie Wilson
Rocks - Primal Scream

Satisfaction - Rolling Stones
Set Fire to the Rain - Adele
Set On You - George Harrison
Sex on Fire - Kings of Leon
Shake Rattle and Roll - Elvis
Shout - Lulu
Sit Down - James
Somebody Told Me - The Killers
Spirit In the Sky - Norman Greebaum
Stuck in the Middle With You - Stealers Wheel
Subterranean Homesick Blues - Bob Dylan
Summer of 69 - Bryan Adams
Summertime Blues - Eddie Cochran
Superstition - Stevie Wonder
Suspicious Minds - Elvis
Sweet Caroline - Neil Diamond
Sweet Emotion - Aerosmith
Sweet Virginia - Rolling Stones

Take Me Out - Franz Ferdinand
The Middle - Jimmy Eat World
The Times They Are a-Changin - Bob Dylan
Thirty Days - Chuck Berry
Tie Your Mother Down - Queen
Town Called Malice - The Jam
Twentieth Century Boy - T.Rex
Twist and Shout - The Beatles
Two Hearts - Kylie Minogue
Two of Us - The Beatles

Use Somebody - Kings of Leon

Valerie - Amy Winehouse/Zutons

What A Wonderful World - Louis Armstrong/Ramones
When You’re Gone - Bryan Adams

You Can Leave Your Hat On - Tom Jones


  • 3 piece band consisting of vocals, guitar, bass and drums.


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