Craicin Ceilidh Band

Craicin’ Ceilidh Band are a skilled multi-instrumental group, specialising in lively Ceilidh events across Scotland. Featuring accomplished musicians with impressive credentials, Craicin' Ceilidh Band ensures dances are fun and inclusive for all! The band also offers a diverse repertoire spanning party and disco classics to compliment your special occasion!

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Set List / Repertoire

Ceilidh Dances
Barn Dance
Bridal Waltz
Circassian Circle
Cumberland square
Dashing White Sergeant
Eightsome Reel
Flying Scotsman
Gay Gordons
Military Two-step
Orcadian Strip the Willow
Progressive Canadian Barn Dance
Sausage Machine
St Bernard’s Waltz
Strip the Willow
Swedish Masquerade
The Reel of the 51st
The Virginia Reel

Party and Disco Songs
Dancing queen
American boy
I wanna dance with somebody
Don’t stop me now
Don’t stop believing
Twist and shout
Proud Mary
500 miles
Dancing in the moonlight
Feeling good
I feel good
9 to 5
Can’t stop the feeling
Spice up your life
Country roads

Full Biography

Craicin’ Ceilidh Band are a professional multi-instrumental band of experienced players who have studied their craft to a high standard.

Throwing Ceilidh’s across Scotland for weddings, private parties and corporate events, Craicin’ Ceilidh Band’s caller makes sure each dance is easy and accessible for everyone no matter their experience.

The band can also perform a mix of Party and Disco classics to compliment your special occasion. From ABBA to Amy Winehouse, Dolly Parton to Stevie Wonder and lots more, the band’s party repertoire has something to suit everyone.

Members of Craicin’ Ceilidh Band hold a wealth of impressive experience. The band’s award-winning fiddle player has a degree in music and a masters in traditional music from the Royal Conservatory of Scotland. Others members are well embedded in the music scene, with regular performances within Scotland and Internationally.


Default lineup: 4 members

4 Piece Ceilidh Band: Caller, Fiddle, Keyboard, Guitar/Percussion and Bass.

Performance Times

2 x 45 minutes sets

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2 x 60 minutes sets

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3 x 45 minutes sets

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Price from £916 + travel from Edinburgh

Based on 4 members performing 2 x 45 minutes sets

  • Scotland From £916
  • North East From £995
  • North West From £1,029

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3 Customer Reviews

Performance quality: 5 stars
Sound quality: 5 stars
Behaviour: 5 stars
Communication: 5 stars
Audience engagement: 5 stars
Value for money: 5 stars
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5 stars - Craicin Ceilidh Band are Highly Recommended
booked Craicin Ceilidh Band for their Wedding October 2023

“Everything went so smoothly and our guests at our wedding all had a great time. The Band were happy to accommodate all we asked of them. No hesitation in recommending.”

Great experience

5 stars - Craicin Ceilidh Band are Highly Recommended
booked Craicin Ceilidh Band for their Wedding September 2023

“We had such a great experience with Allison and the band! We had them for our wedding, the calling was great they made everyone feel relaxed and able to enjoy it so much even our Spanish guests who hadn’t done any ceilidh dancing before Would highly recommend! Thank you for making it such a memorable night”

Will book again!

5 stars - Craicin Ceilidh Band are Highly Recommended
booked Craicin Ceilidh Band for their event August 2023

“Had a brilliant night - friendly, professional, great calling to introduce each dance for the newbies, and for a trio produced a great and full sound. Will definitely book again!”

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