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Kilbride Ceilidh Band


Kilbride Ceilidh Band perform at weddings, private parties and events all over Scotland. They're well known for their lively delivery of traditional Scottish country dance tunes with a few wee surprises thrown in.

Scottish Ceilidh Band - Kilbride

The Kilbride Ceilidh Band is a lively and modern function band ideally suited to weddings and parties of all kinds. With the versatility to play as a two, three or four piece band, we provide an exciting sound with the strong melodic and rhythmic tones needed for ceilidh dancing blended with innovative harmonies to spice up the sound.

All dances are œcalled i.e. described and even demonstrated if necessary beforehand so that everyone can have fun even if they have never been to a ceilidh before.

Kilbride also offer a full DJ service at no extra charge for those wishing to blend disco with the ceilidh experience.

Modern, high spec. sound equipment allows us to produce a crystal clear sound for vocals, and an exciting, driving sound for Scottish dance music and disco.

When you book the Kilbride Ceilidh Band for your big event you get the full professional treatment. We liaise with you to ensure we have all your requirements covered regarding first dance and any other requests. The band arrives in good time to be set up and sound tested well in advance of agreed starting times.

You can rely on Kilbride Ceilidh Band to get your guests onto the dance-floor for an evening they won't forget.

The Band Members.

The two piece features founder members, Guy Wiley on lead accordion and Jennifer Wiley on keyboard and vocals.

Guy is an accordion teacher, experienced band leader and dance-calller.

Jennifer has entertained audiences for over twenty years with her singing of swing favourites and pop classics, and can provide live singing during a meal.

The three piece includes Derek Turner - fiddle

Derek studied music at Sheffield University and now lectures in music technology, plays violin for Glasgow Sinfonia and fiddles with the Clyde Coast Fiddle Orchestra. He produces a fine edgy sound with his electric fiddle.

The four piece includes Caroline Morgan - flute

Caroline has a degree in music from Kingston University. Originally an orchestral player, she now plays in many traditional music groups and is constantly in demand to play solos at their concerts.

Credits include:

Dunblane Hydro, Grand Central Hotel, Millenium Hotel, Hilton Grosvener, Marine Highland Hotel, Troon. The Copthorne Hotel, Aberdeen, Celtic Park, Hampden Park, Rugby Park, The Tall Ship, and many more.

Clients include:

The Scottish Swimming Masters, Aquatron Dive School, The Burrell Collection, Sodexho Prestige, Edinburgh Fencing Association, Fitness First, Scottish Renal Association, Marymass Festival, plus countless golf clubs, bowling clubs, all local Pipe Band Associations etc.

Enquire Now for a free instant quote and real time availability check.  Please note, instant quotes are based on the advertised 4 piece line up. Quotes will be lower for smaller line ups.

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This is a snapshot of some of the tunes we currently play. We add new songs every week. To listen to our demos click/tap the “Tracks” tab
1.Here's a sample of what you can expect to hear;
2.Gay Gordons
3.Canadian Barn Dance
4.Dashing White Sergeant
5.St Bernard's Waltz
6.Strip the Willow
7.Pride of Erin Waltz
8.Virginia Reel
9.Military Two Step
10.Circassian Circle
11.Brittania Two Step
12.The Flying Scotsman
13.Orkadian Strip The Willow
14.Modern Waltz
15.Quickstep
16.Foxtrot
17.Slow Trot

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Kilbride Ceilidh Band

Brilliant band, who arrived in plenty of time and played a great ceilidh and a great disco after, would definitely recommend the Kilbride Ceilidh band and hire a band.Laura Hamilton & Dominic Cardwell - Kincaid House Hotel

Kilbride Ceilidh Band

I would like to thank you very much for providing the entertainment at our school prom at Enterkine house Hotel. Your band was excellent and the disco brilliant - exactly what we wanted. The comments from everyone (pupils and staff) have been great. I will certainly be recommending you to friends and will have no hesitation in using you again. With thanks. Gillian - Wellington School

Kilbride Ceilidh Band

The band (Kilbride Ceilidh Band) were excellent as remarked upon by several guests and the DJs selection of music was also first class and adjusted to suitable volume. Guests had a very enjoyable evening and also commented on the quality of music selected by the DJ (Graeme Lacey) and the flexibility he demonstrated. Laura & Colin Neilson - Seamill Hydro

Kilbride Ceilidh Band

Just wanted to let you know we thoroughly enjoyed the party on the 15th of August in East Kilbride.

Kilbride Ceilidh Band

We would like to thank you for your excellent work at our wedding on the 2nd April. Your music was brilliant and everybody enjoyed themselves thoroughly. You definitely got the party going, which was great. Everybody thought it was a fabulous night. Thank you again for your music. Maria & Ian Your music was great and really made our wedding enjoyable. Thank you. Margaret & George Thank you so much for your great evening of music and song - everyone loved it and you "made" the party swing for us. Hope we can listen to you again in the future. All the best. Heather

Kilbride Ceilidh Band

Dear Guy, Just a short note on behalf of the social committee of Ardgowan Parish Church for playing so superbly at our church ceilidh. Everyone had a fantastic time going by the compliments we received this morning. All in all a very successful evening! We hope you got home safely and look forward to seeing you again in the future. Regards,

Kilbride Ceilidh Band

The students loved the event - they always love a ceilidh. Thanks again for your entertainment. Kellie

Kilbride Ceilidh Band

The ceilidh that you did for us at the Ayr Railway Club was such a good night. Everyone enjoyed themselves, so much so that as they were leaving I was asked when the next one would be. Everyone reported sore feet, so you certainly kept us going! Ayr Pipe Band Society

Kilbride Ceilidh Band

Guy, Thanks so much for the ceilidh on Saturday night - it was amazing! The Blue Label Tartan Army

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