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Northern Star



  • Ceilidh and rock, soul and pop covers band
  • Huge repertoire of classic from the last 50 years up to modern day floor fillers
  • Perform as a four piece
  • Ceilidh section available including caller


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

Standard Set Times

  • Three 60 minute sets + breaks

About this Act

For over a decade, Edinburgh based band Northern Star, has been one of the most popular bands in Scotland. Performing over 80 weddings and corporate events per year, the band has vast experience in making a party go with a BANG.

Comprising of 3 male vocals, guitar, bass drums and keys, the band also perform some of the most rocking ceilidh music you'll ever hear. They come with a dedicated ceilidh caller who coaxes people on to the floor with wit and charm, Northern Star add that amazing Scottish flavour to any event. Their repertoire is vast and covers rock 'n' roll classics, soul and motown, through to 70's and 80's pop standards and even in to the 90's and 00's festival and rock anthems.

Highlight include : The Scottish Variety Awards supporting Amy MacDonald in 2009, and Roddy Heart in 2014, The Daily Record Great Scot Awards, The 2010 VOWS awards, 2014 REWIND Festival, 2008 Orange Mobile Festival, and many more...

Set List

Mr. Brightside - The Killers
Human - The Killers
All these things I have done - The Killers
Somebody told me - The Killers
Sex On Fire - Kings of Leon
Molly’s Chamber - Kings of leon
Use Somebody - Kings of Leon
Bubbles - Biffy Clyro
Many of Horror - Biffy Clyro
Mountians - Biffy Clyro
The Golden Touch - Razorlight
America - Razorlight
Last Nite - The Strokes
Fire - Kasabian
Chelsea Dagger - The Fratellis
Baby Fratelli - The Fratellis
Take Me Out - Franz Ferdinand
No you Girls - Franz Ferdinand
Put your hands on - Reef
Hey Soul Sister - Train
Drops of Jupiter - Train
Californication - RHCP
Don’t Stop - RHCP
The Best Of You - The Foo Fighters
Times Like These - The Foo Fighters
Marry You - Bruno Mars
Just the Way you Are - Bruno Mars
Runaway Baby - Bruno Mars
Seven Nation Army - White Stripes
Steady as She Goes - The Raconteurs
The Time of Your Life - Green Day
Valerie - Amy Winehouse
Dakota - Stereophonics
Chasing Cars - Snow Patrol
Run - Chasing Cars
Don’t Look Back in Anger - Oasis
The importance of being Idle - Oasis
Wondewall - Oasis
Jailbird - Primal Scream
Rocks - Primal Scream
Sit Down - James
Sunday Morning - Maroon 5
Moves Like Jagger - Maroon 5
This Love - Maroon 5
Mr Jones - The Counting Crowes
A Town Called Malice - The Jam
Iris - The Goo Goo Dolls
My Girl - Otis Redding
Have I told you Lately - Van Morrison
Crazy Love - Van Morrison
Wonderful Tonight - Eric Clapton
The One I love - David Gray
Amazed - Lonestar
Better Together - Jack Johnson
Don’t Wanna miss a Thing - Aerosmith
With or without You - U2
Stand By Me - Ben E. King
Your Song - Elton John
Everything - Michael Buble’
I’m Yours - Jason Mraz
When you Say Nothing at All - Ronan Keating
Moondance - Van Morrison
Chasing Cars - Snow Patrol
Every Breath you Take - The Police
Let’s Stay Together - Al Green
If I should Fall Behind - Bruce Springsteen
Livin’ on a Prayer - Bon Jovi
Dancing in the Dark - Bruce Springsteen
Born to Run - Bruce Springteen
Sweet Child O’ Mine - Guns n’ Roses
Walk This Way - Aerosmith
Dude Look like a Lady - Aerosmith
Don’t Stop Believin’ - Journey
Here I go Again - WhiteSnake
Sweet Home Alabama - Lynyrd Skynyrd
Brown Sugar - The Rolling Stones
Honkey Tonk Woman - The Rolling Stones
Jumpin’ Jack Flash - The Rolling Stones
Alright Now - Free
Wishing Well - Free
Can’t Get enough of your Love - Bad Company
I want to break Free - Queen
Another one Bites the Dust - Queen
Sharp Dressed Man - ZZ Top
Gimmie All Your Lovin’/ZZ Top
Billie Jean - Michael Jackson
The way you make me Feel - Michael Jackson
Dignity - Decon Blue
Proud Mary - Creedence Clearwater
Bad Moon Risin’ - Creedence Clearwater
Stuck in the Middle - Steelers Wheels
Brown Eyed Girl - Van Morrison
500 Miles - The Proclaimers
Summer of ’69 - Bryan Adams
A little respect - Erasure
Sit Down - James
Islands in the Stream - Kenny Rodgers and Dolly Parton
The Gambler - Kenny Rodgers
Spirit in the Sky - Norman Greenbaum
Johnny B. Goode - Chuck Berry
Ce La Vie - Chuck Berry
Footloose - Kenny Loggins
Danger Zone - Kenny Loggins (Don’t hate us!)
Get Back - The Beatles
Saw Her Standing There - The Beatles
I feel Fine - The Beatles
Twist N’ Shout - The Beatles
Dancing in the Dark - Bruce Springsteen
Whole Lotta Shakin’ - Jerry Lee Lewis
Great Balls of Fire - Jerry Lee Lewis
The Power of Love - Huey Lewis and the News
Hip to be Square - Huey Lewis and the News
Superstition - Stevie Wonder
Play that Funky Music - Wild Cherry
New Sensation - INXS
Mustang Sally - Wilson Pickett
Rockin’ All over the World - Status Quo
Caroline - Status Quo
High-Ho Silver Lining - Jeff Beck
Maggie Mae - Rod Stewart
Hard to Handle - Otis Redding
Message in a Bottle - The Police
Roxanne - The Police
Every little Thing She Does is Magic - The Police
Mr. Jones - Counting Crows
Superstition - Stevie Wonder
I Wish - Stevie Wonder
Higher Ground - Stevie Wonder
For Once in My Life - Stevie Wonder
Brick House - The Commodores
Down Under - Men at Work
Why Did you do it - Stretch
Cosmic Girl - Jamiroquai
Weather With You - Crowded House
Cream /Prince
Kiss /Prince
Miss you - The Rolling Stones
Tiny Dancer - Elton John
Better Man - Pearl Jam
Caledonia - Dougie MacLean
Rappers Delight - SugarHill Crew (Yes Really!)
I love to Boogie - T-Rex
Long Train Runnin’ - The Doobie Brothers
One Love - Bob Marley
Sunday Shining - Findlay Quay
Babylon - David Gray
One - U2
Still Haven’t Found/U2
Dancing in the Dark - Bruce Springsteen
The Boys Of Summer - Don Henley
I Feel Good - James Brown
Sex Machine - James Brown
Pappas got a Brand New Bag - James Brown


  • 4 piece band comprising of Vocals/Keys Guitar/backing vocals, Bass/backing vocals, and Drums.
  • Ceilidh band: Accordion, Caller, Ceilidh drums


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