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The Cutting Edge Ceilidh Band



  • Mixture of ceilidh and rock classics.
  • Includes caller as standard.


Based in Dundee but play regularly throughout Scotland and across the UK.

Standard Set Times

  • A selection of sets usually within an 8-midnight period

About this Act

The Cutting Edge are one of Scotland's most exciting Ceilidh Rock bands who are equally adept at playing concerts, weddings or Ceilidhs. They are a unique musical experience, fusing Scottish, Irish, Latin and Rock traditions and there music has taken them all over the world playing for ex-pats and festivals from Uganda to Asia and all over Europe.

The Scottish dances are called professionally by the band's keyboard player - a 4 times world champion dancer himself, Derrick Mitchelson.

As well as Ceilidh dances the group can also perform cover version of popular music ranging from U2 , Coldplay and Bryan Adams to smoky Sinatra swing ballads.

They are a group of extremely talented performers and have broadcast many times for BBC Radio.

This band are guaranteed to get the crowd going

Set List

The Dashing White Sergeant
The Eightsome Reel
The Flying Scotsman
The Gay Gordons
The Highland Scottische
The Military Twostep
The Pride Of Erin Waltz
The St. Bernard's Waltz
Strip The Willow
The Orcadian (Or Shetland) Strip The Willow
The Canadian Or Highland Barn Dance
The Veleta
The Virginia Reel

Slow Ballads...

Fields Of Gold
My Girl
Have I Told You Lately
Every Breath You Take
Stand By Me
Nothing At All
Just The Way You Are
Need Your Love So Bad
Tracks Of My Tears
Let's Stay Together
Youv'e Lost That Loving Feeling
Chasing Cars (Snow Patrol)

Scottish/Irish Songs...

Wild Mountain Thyme
A Man's A Man
Ae Fond Kiss
Ye Jacobites
I Useta Lover

Rhythm N' Blues...

Sweet Home Chicago
Honky Tonk Women
Let's Stick Together
Walking The Dog
Mustang Sally
Brown Sugar
Need Your Love So Bad

Sinatra/ Jazzy Swing...

Fly Me To The Moon
This Thing Called Love
It Had To Be You
Route 66
Flip Flop And Fly
Girl From Ipaneema
Hit That Jive Jack
Bona Sera
East Of The Sun
What A Difference A Day Made

Classic Rock...

Sit Down (James)
Summer Of 69
You Do Something To Me
Police Medley
I Still Have'nt Found What I'm Looking For (U2)
Rocks (Primal Scream)
Kinks Medley
Pebbles On The Beach
Kinks Medley

Pop Hits...

Bright Side Of The Road
Brown Eyed Girl
Stuck In The Middle
500 Miles
I'm On My Way
Young At Heart
There Goes My Heart
Dance The Night Away
Good Tradition
Motown Medley
How Sweet It Is To Be Loved By You


I Saw Her Standing There
Great Balls Of Fire
This Thing Called Love


  • General 5 piece line up consists of Accordion b,vcls, Keyboards b,vcls, Drums, Bass, lead vocal.


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