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The London Ceilidh Experience

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Overview

  • Modern and funky ceilidh band
  • Specialise in Scottish Ceilidhs but can do English and Irish and can mix it up a bit with upbeat covers in a Celtic style
  • Perform as a 5 or 6 piece as standard
  • Bring top of the range PA and Lighting and disco option available
  • Solo piper also available

Location

The band are based in London and north Sussex and frequently play across the South UK as well as abroad...

Standard Set Times

  • 2 x 45-75 minutes sets (max 3 hours, including 30 minute break)

About this Act

The London Ceilidh Experience are the top young and professional Scottish ceilidh band for the South East and beyond.

With years of experience playing for high end clients and with numerous TV appearances under their belts (including E4's Made in Chelsea, BBC1's This Week, BBC2's Great British Menu, ITV's Loose Women, TOWIE and This Morning, C4's Gok Wann's Fashion Fix and BBC Scotland's Regional News) this band will be sure to get your and your guests on their feet and on the dance floor!

The band specialised in Scottish Ceilidh such as Gay Gordon's, Dashing White Sergeant, Strip the Willow and more, but also regularly play for English and Irish events and tailor the music and dances for these to suit. They provid a highly experience and fun dance caller as standard so your guests will always now where to put their feet.

The band's standard 5-piece line-up of Caller, Fiddle, Chords, Bass and Drums combines traditional tune and dances with modern funky grooves that will get even the most reluctant dancers tapping their toes! In addition to the ceilidh they can also offer a set of upbeat, modern covers in a celtic style, all done as a 6-piece band with an additional fiddle player for that extra celtic feel!

Alternatively they offer a DJ service for after the band and they can also offer two female dancers in highland dresses to help encourage guests to the floor and dance with guests at corporate events.

Past happy clients include Celebrities including Sting, Charley Boorman, David Mitchell, Noel Gallagher, Trevor Nunn, Gareth Malone and Toby Jones. Corporate clients include Amnesty International, Apple, Save the Children, Mencap, Unicef and Herbert Smith LLP for 8 years running no less.

Set List

Typical Dances are:
Dashing White Sergeant
Gay Gordons
Eightsome Reels
Flying Scotsman
Canadian Barndance
Strip the Willow
Cumberland Square Eight

Lineup

  • Caller, Fiddle, Chords, Bass and Drums - larger line-ups are available
  • Piper and dancers option available

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