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Scotia Ceilidh

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Overview

  • One of Scotland's most sought after ceilidh bands.
  • Featuring BBC Young Traditional Musician of the Year 2017 Finalist.
  • A fantastic mix of ceilidh and disco to entertain all your guests.
  • Years of experience delivering dance instruction for ceilidh dances old and new.

Location

Scotia are based in the West of Scotland and frequently play across the UK. Please get in touch if you have any queries regarding location.

Standard Set Times

  • A 4 hour mix of ceilidh and disco (maximum of 3 hours ceilidh).

About this Act

Scotia are one of Scotland’s most sought after ceilidh bands. From complete beginners to the most experienced ceilidh dancers, we cater for every kind of audience and with our fantastic caller we guarantee to have everyone up on their feet.

“A PROPER Ceilidh” – The Best of Scottish Music

Our award-winning musicians will provide a night filled with a fantastic range of traditional & contemporary Scottish music as well as some classics that will have everyone singing along. The band most regularly performs as a 3 piece with accordion, fiddle and drums but can also provide a 2 or 4 piece line-up depending on your event requirements. The band includes a finalist in the BBC Young Traditional Musician of the Year 2017 competition and with some of Scotland's top traditional musicians leading the band, we have a large network of musicians who we have performed with over time. From singers to pipers and everything in between, we are able to offer a customised line-up of the band if you have a specific instrumentation in mind.

Our experienced DJ will have your dancefloor filled with songs spanning several decades. We cater the night towards you, playing the music that you want to hear from our substantial music collection. Before the big night, send on a list of any particular songs you want played or let our DJ incorporate them with requests on the night.

The band are fully self-contained and provide all their own sound and lighting equipment which is fully PAT certified to comply with venue requirements. Our state-of-the-art equipment will create the perfect atmosphere for your event and give crystal clear sound for all your guests. The band has many years of experience delivering dance instructions for all our ceilidh dances. Alongside the popular staples such as the Gay Gordons and Strip the Willow, we can also include a number of more unique ceilidh dances that will have everyone up on the floor.

Set List

Gay Gordons
Dashing White Sergeant
St. Bernard's Waltz
Canadian Barn Dance
Military Two Step
OXO Reel
Flying Scotsman
Britania Two Step
Pride of Erin Waltz
Circassian Circle
Virginia Reel
Strip the Willow

Lineup

  • 3 Piece Band | Accordion, Fiddle & Drums
  • Our three piece band delivers a large sound that encompasses the traditional sounds of a ceilidh band. With MIDI piano and bass included in the mix, expect fast flying tunes with an impressive backline throughout.

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