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Torsa Ceilidh Band


Torsa ceilidh band has built up a fantastic reputation over the last few years as one of the best ways to have fun at wedding or party in Scotland.

Torsa Trio

Torsa is led by Grant McFarlane, finalist in the BBC Young Traditional Musician of the Year 2017 and a graduate of the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland. 

The band consists of accordion, fiddle and drums with all dances explained, and the steps demonstrated if necessary, so that even beginners can join in the fun.  We offer a 2 piece band for more intimate events and a fuller four-piece line-up, with the addition of piano, for an even larger sound. Please note, instant quotes are based on prices for the three piece band.

If the ceilidh gets too much, we also include a disco in our set up so you can dance to the latest chart hits plus all the classics too.

We've performed all over Scotland in venues from castles and stately homes to church halls and conferences. We use state-of-the-art equipment and are passionate about what we do.

Add us to your short-list and get an instant quote or contact our team at Hire A Band who will get right back to you. When you book us through Hire A Band, you'll get the back up and support of the biggest name in wedding entertainment in the country and you'll always be quoted our direct fee, so get in touch today.

When deciding on which band to hire for your wedding in Glasgow, if it's fun and laughter that you are looking for then Torsa Ceilidh Band is the one for you. Based in Paisley we are happy to travel across Scotland.

 

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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.Gay Gordons
2.Dashing White Sergeant
3.St. Bernard’s Waltz
4.Circassian Circle
5.Military Two Step
6.Flying Scotsman
7.Friendship Waltz
8.Eva Three Step
9.Canadian Barn Dance
10.OXO Reel
11.The Riverside Jig
12.Pride of Erin Waltz
13.Britannia Two Step
14.Virginia Reel
15.Strip the Willow

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Torsa Ceilidh Band

Just a quick note to let you know how excellent the Torsa Band were last Saturday for our ceilidh. The dance floor was never empty, and the evening was enjoyed equally by our guests from England who had never been to s full-blown Scottish ceilidh before, and by our Scottish guests who have been dancing at ceilidhs all their lives. To quote one of our Scottish veterans:
"It was good to see how everyone joined in the dancing, and thanks to the band, found new skills at Scottish country dancing they never new they possessed!!".

Please pass on our thanks to the band, and certainly I can recommend them to anyone looking for a good ceilidh band for a good evening.
And thanks to you at Hireaband for making the whole process of finding and booking a band so hassle-free. It can be pretty daunting to find a good band suit the occasion, but this is the second time we have booked through Hireaband, and we have not been disappointed on either occasion.

Torsa Ceilidh Band

We booked Torsa for our wedding reception after hearing them perform at our work's Christmas party - they were brilliant!! My husband & I love that whilst they play all the classics they have a musical diversity better than any other band out there. The MC was hilarious and so much fun - I would choose Torsa every time!

Torsa Ceilidh Band

I booked Torsa for a fundraising ceilidh and they really made the night a great success. Their music was excellent and the MC was great at getting everyone upon their feet! Enjoyed the night so much and after lots of praise from our guests we booked Torsa again for the following year. Once again we were not disappointed.

Torsa Ceilidh Band

Previously our church had been using another Ceilidh band who are very good.As they were unavailable, Torsa were recommended to us. I have never before heard the level of applause given at the end of the night, as I did for Torsa. The feed back we received after our event was that the Ceilidh band were the best they had ever heard. We will always look to book Torsa first now!

Torsa Ceilidh Band

Would just like to say a huge thank you for a great performance at my wedding! What a fantastic ceilidh band and great fun - we would definitely recommend you highly to anyone looking for a ceilidh band on their wedding day.

Torsa Ceilidh Band

Wonderful night last night! I would highly recommend Torsa Ceilidh Band for any occasion. They play a wide range of music and Jim is an excellent compere who keeps you on the floor all night. They are all very friendly, very experienced and confident musicians.

Torsa Ceilidh Band

Thank you so much for exceeding our expectations at our wedding in Strathblane Country House. Our guests had a ball and those from the north said "Now that's what you call a proper ceilidh!'

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