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The Gallivanters Ceilidh Band

Music

Overview

  • 3-5 piece ceilidh band.
  • Includes fiddle and accordion.
  • Can also perform other non-ceilidh covers.
  • Experienced caller.
  • DJ option available.

Location

The band are based in Perth but regularly play across Scotland and the rest of the UK.

Standard Set Times

  • Three 45 minute sets.

About this Act

The Gallivanters are all professional musicians and have been established as a band for over 10 years. During that time they have played many weddings, ceilidh dances, weddings, birthday parties and corporate events.

They are a five piece Ceilidh Band based in Perthshire comprising both accordion, double bass, fiddle, guitar, mandolin and whistles. The combination of instruments gives a bright and vibrant yet traditional sound.

They play a variety of Scottish and Irish tunes for dancing as well as singing Scottish, Irish, Country and even Beatles songs. They also call and show the dances and interact with the guests to encourage them to join in so that everyone has a good time at the ceilidh dance party.

As well as playing in the band, some of their members present programmes on local radio, play in other bands, run tutoring classes in guitar and accordion and act as promoters for other musicians.

Disco and background music can be provided via laptop or full rig, with/without lighting if required.

Set List

Dance List

Gay Gordons
Dashing White Sergeant
Eva 3 Step
Circassian Circle
Strip The Willow
Pride Of Erin Waltz
Virginia Reel
St Bernard Waltz
Canadian Barn Dance
Military 2 Step
Brittania 2 Step
Eightsome Reel
Boston 2 Step
Four Hand Star
Flying Scotsman
Stern Polka
Friendly Waltz
The Gallivanters Reel
Cumberland Square 8
Orcadian Strip The Willow
Westray 1 Step
Foxtrot
Quickstep

Song List

Glencoe
Black is The Colour
Rolling Home
Caledonia
The Balena
King Of The Road
Autumn Leaves
Blue Moon
Guess It Doesn't Matter Anymore
I Can See Clearly Now The Rain Has Gone
The Boardwalk
Devil Woman
Sloop John B
I Just Wanna Dance With You
Oh Boy
Dream Lover
Walk Right Back
Speed Of The Sound Of Loneliness
Annie McKelvie
Road And The Miles To Dundee
Sweet Baby James
Fields Of Gold
Roseville Fair
Bad Moon Rising
In My Life
All My Loving

Lineup

  • 5 piece consisting of bass, fiddle/melodeon, accordion, guitar/vocals, mandola/whistles/calling. Can also perfrom as a 3 piece consisting of guitar, accordion plus mandola / whistles / and calling

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