A mixture of styles from our selection of fully live wedding bands and acts for hire in Scotland.
Magnitude (above) was formed in 2012 when the members of two hardworking duos decided to combine their talents to create an exciting new group. They met when they were playing in two separate functions at the Corinthian in Glasgow. They loved how each other sounded, and after one rehearsal together knew they were onto something special. This four piece band features a power trio rhythm section of guitar, bass and drums from Calvin, Stuart and Jamie with fantastic female lead vocals from Jane and strong male backing vocals from Jamie. This 100% live band always delivers a fun filled evening of high energy dance floor fillers. Their set list contains current pop and rock hits from artists like Bruno Mars, The Killers and Rihanna, along with a mix of classics from every decade stretching back to the 1950’s.
The World’s Rockiest Ceilidh Band (©) The Big Shoogle ceilidh band have over 17 years’ experience playing for weddings and countless events in some of the most prestigious venues at home and overseas. If you want the very best ceilidh with top class professional musicians and a highly experienced dance caller then look no further. If you want a wild party with a Scottish flavour anywhere in the world, contact us. And if you can’t handle a full-on Big Shoogle ceilidh for a whole evening there are the covers of great pop & rock songs, all played live. No backing tracks. It’s like two bands rolled into one. Audiences are amazed that the range of music and sounds all comes from the same three band members. They have a unique approach to ceilidh music blending cajun and rock influences while still remaining solidly rooted in the Scottish tradition. It’s all about sense of humour and everyone having a fantastic time. Ceilidh Tent headliners at T in the Park in 2009, 2010 & 2011 for very good reason. They have played in top venues worldwide for every kind of audience imaginable in Paris, Brussels, London, Copenhagen, Moscow, Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Bahrain, Florence, Pisa for Supermodels and Hollywood A-listers. With a state-of-the-art sound system, adaptable to suit small, intimate weddings and functions to large events in the biggest ballrooms, along with the very latest LED and laser stage lighting puts the icing on the cake ensuring that your event is a memorable one.
Andy Lucas is a pianist and singer based in Scotland, and available for gigs/weddings/functions or session work anywhere in the UK. He has worked as a professional musician for over 10 years, and is now one of the most in demand piano-vocalists in the country. From piano lessons with an eccentric old teacher at the age of 6, to years spent honing his skills in piano bars and restaurants and stages across the UK and Europe, he has developed a style that is unique and popular. He is resident pianist in The Corinthian Club (Glasgow), The Living Room (Edinburgh and Glasgow) Browns Bar and Brasserie (Glasgow) and also has played in The Balmoral Hotel (Edinburgh), Dirty Martini in LeMonde – Edinburgh, The Granary in Leith, Fingers Piano Bar in Edinburgh, The Blue Dog, Urban Bar and Brasserie. He regularly plays for wedding ceremonies/drinks receptions across Scotland. He has played live on TV and radio, and backed some of the country’s finest musical acts, including The Gospel Truth Choir, JJ Gilmour, Nate James, Roddy Hart, Maeve O’Boyle, as well as supporting Sir Tom Jones, Ocean Colour Scene, 10cc, Amy Macdonald, Beverley Knight and Sir Paul McCartney’s son James as well as a host of others.
QuintEssential (below) are a five piece wind ensemble comprising of Siobahn Daly on Flute, Colin on Oboe, Emma McFadyen on Clarinet, Molly on Bassoon and Michael Berrich on French Horn. They specialise in classical, popular and Scottish music and are the ideal alternative to the string quartet. Their sound blends perfectly to create a beautiful ambience suited to any number of occasions including weddings, recitals and corporate events. The perfect alternative to the string quartet.