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David McKellar

David McKellar has been a recognisable face in the wedding band scene for years as the front man of one of the busiest bands in Scotland. Now, after a lot of pressure from his existing clients, he offers a fabulous solo performance with his own style of acoustic entertainment.


David McKellar has been a recognisable face in the wedding band scene for years as the front man of one of the busiest bands in Scotland. Now, after a lot of pressure from his existing clients, he offers a fabulous solo performance with his own style of acoustic entertainment.

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Since his teenage years, David has been playing in bands and as a solo act. He has performed with musicians from The Stone Roses, The Verve, Audioweb and Shed Seven in some of the countries most loved venues like the Barrowlands and the O2 Academy.

David, the front man for the legendary Dawn Patrol wedding band, has traveled all over Scotland to perform at weddings. He knows how important entertainment is to you and your guest and goes above and beyond to make sure that you have the right music for your day.

With his years of experience, David knows how to read the room providing the perfect atmosphere for your drinks reception or wedding ceremony. With his distinctive voice, perfectly balanced with his guitar accompaniment, David has the perfect sound to create the right feel.

So don't leave your guests twiddling their thumbs while you're away having your photos taken. Let David take care of them with his outstanding voice and guitar skills. We've lost count of the times couples tell us that they've returned to find their guests having an absolute ball, singing along with David. You really can't enhance your guests enjoyment of your big day any better.

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Set list

Liam Gallagher - For what its worth
U2 - Still haven't found what Im looking for
Ed Sheehan - Thinking out loud
Foo Fighters - The best of you
Tom Petty - Free Falling
Moon River – Andy Williams
Paul Weller - Wild Wood
Get Lucky – Daft Punk
Fall at your feet – Crowded House
Wild Horses – The Rolling Stones
Crazy – Gnarls Barkley
The cure – Boys don’t cry
The Doors – Love her madly
BJ Thomas – Rain drops keep on my head
John Lennon – Woman
Oasis – Cast no shadow
The Smiths – There is a light that never goes out
Bruce Springsteen – Dancing in the dark
Bruno Mars – Marry you
Bruno Mars – Just the way you are
The Beatles - Ballad of John and Yoko
Bill Withers - Ain't No Sunshine
Jason Mraz – I’m Yours
Heart of Gold - Neil Young
Harvest moon –Neil Young
Green Eyes - Coldplay 
A Town Called Malice – The Jam
Rod Stewart/Van Morrison - Have I Told You Lately That I Love You 
Stereophonics - Nothing Compares To You
The Commodores/Lionel Ritchie – Easy
The Jam – That’s Entertainment 
The Kooks - She Moves In Her Own Way
The La’s – There She Goes
U2 – All  I want is you
Bad Moon Rising - Creedence Clearwater Revival
Brown Eyed Girl - Van Morrisson
Candy - Paulo Nutini
Dakota - Stereophonics
Dancing in the Dark - Bruce Springsteen
Dreaming of you – The Coral
Folsom Prison Blues - Johnny Cash
Half the World Away – Oasis
Have I Told You Lately That I Love You - Rod Stewart/Van Morrison
I Wouldn't Believe Your Radio - The Stereophonics
Last Request –- Paulo Nutini
Never tear us apart - INXS
One Day Like This - Elbow
Stand By Me - Ben E King
Stuck in the Middle - Stealers Wheels
Sweet Home Alabama – Lynyrd Skynyrd
That's Alright Mama – Elvis
The One I Love - David Gray
Why Does It Always Rain? – Travis
Wonderwall - Oasis
You Do Womething To Me – Paul Weller
You Never Can tell – Chuck Berry
And much much more..............


David McKellar

David was brilliant during our wedding reception, we wanted someone to get everyone in dancing/ party mode and David certainly did that! He was great with the crowd and everyone really enjoyed his music! Great singing voice and great choice of music.
He was great at getting in touch with us before and after our wedding.
We would definitely hire him again and highly recommend for weddings

David McKellar

Amazing, played our ceremony music perfectly and kept our guests throughly entertained whilst we were away getting photos taken.

David McKellar

David was an absolute pleasure! Beautifully played and sang the songs we requested for walking down the aisle and kept our guests entertained for the full drinks reception. Lovely person and would highly recommend. Many of our guest complimented and a few are interested to book for their wedding also.
Thank you for making our day so special!

David McKellar

I just want to leave some feedback as we cannot thank David McKellar enough for how well he performed at our wedding. Even before the wedding took place, his communication the whole way through was perfect.

David sang during our ceremony and drinks reception and was fantastic!! He did exactly what we asked him to do and more! He had good banter with our guests during his set for the drinks reception which provided a great atmosphere and the songs he choose were spot on! So many of our guests commented on how good he was and how it was such a nice touch for the ceremony and drinks reception. We would highly recommend David and cannot wait to go see him perform again. Thank you so much for being part of our wedding and for making it special David. Lots of Love Sarah & Rory xxxx

David McKellar

David was a brilliant guitarist and kept all our guests thoroughly entertained! Lovely guy and even kept us right with our own timetable :) highly recommend!

David McKellar

Excellent service from Hireaband and they are very accommodating considering we had to make a few changes to our entertainment due to Covid. David was excellent on the day and all our guests made comment on how interactive he was with them and has a great voice. Thank you to both Hireaband and David!

David McKellar

Hi David, Daniel and I would like to express our thanks and appreciation for you providing such fantastic entertainment on Saturday. Every single one of our guests said how great you were and how engaging you were with them. With it being such a small wedding party, you created such a great atmosphere. Thanks again, Natalie and Daniel.

David McKellar

We just wanted to say thank you again for being a part of our wedding day! You were exactly what we were looking for and played the songs we requested including some that were new to you superbly!

We wish you all the best for the future and hope things return to normal as soon as possible for you!

David McKellar

Dear David,

We just wanted to drop you a very quick thank you for your incredible playing at our wedding this weekend.

James and I have done our peaks of the weekend and you featured on both of our lists. It really make the biggest difference to have live music after dinner to get the party started, and your playing and singing was amazing. You hit the tone bang on to create a fun, relaxed atmosphere where everyone felt like they could really let your hair down and we’re both so grateful to you for being so accommodating.

We hope you have a fab summer now that things seem to be getting back to a bit more of a normal place. We’ll definitely be recommending you to friends whenever we can.

Lots of love,

Rosie and James x


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  • Early Arrival

Provided by the Act

  • PA System
  • Able To Work With Sound Limiters
  • Public Liability Insurance & PAT Tested Equipment

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