Default lineup: 3 members
Trio: Accordion, Piano and Drums.
* Great Scottish 3 Piece Ceilidh Band
* Caller included to give everyone a chance to dance!
* Performing a repertoire of Ceilidh, Scottish Traditional music Continental music and Jazz
* Highly talented musicians with a mixture of awards from a variety of Scottish Music Competitions
* Also availabe as a 6 piece band
* Available worldwide
The Haggis Chasers consists of some of the most well known and talented musicians in the Traditional Music scene.
All members are Scottish champions in their own right winning a mixture of solo awards as well as band awards. These awards have been claimed at the NAAFC (The National Association of Accordion and Fiddle Clubs) competitions and the All Scotland Accordion Championships.
Band Leader Craig
Craig is used to communicating with and performing for audiences at a professional level and has personally gained experience performing the accordion at major concert venues all over Scotland from Strathpeffer to Glasgow.
Craig has also performed at The Scottish Parliament Scotland Office in London (meeting the prime minster at No.10 Downing Street) and Gleneagles Hotel at Hogmanay 2007.
In 2008 Craig retained the title of under 16 champion at the All Scotland Music Festival for the 3rd time running. He took 1st place in the Pipe Music category 1st place in the Classical and 1st place in the Trios and Bands competition. He also took a hat trick of solo first places at the Highlands & Islands Music Festival in the same year.
In 2010 Craig became the All Scotland Accordion Champion.
At the age of 15 years old Craig recorded his first CD Moving Forward with was released in April 2009 and is being sold in HMV and other leading music stores.
In recent years the band has recorded 3 broadcasts for BBC Radio Scotland as well as being nominated for Scottish Dance band of the Year at the MG Alba Scots Trad Music awards.
This identifies the caliber of musicians in the band which contributes to what will be an exciting night.
The Band also has the option to perform as Ceilidh/DJ. This is extremely popular as it can cater for everyones musical tastes at an event.
The Haggis Chasers usually perform as a 3 piece including Accordion Piano and Drums. However for the ultimate experience The Haggis Chasers are also available as a 6 piece band. (See booking options).
The Haggis Chasers can provide Ceilidh and Scottish Traditional music for any wedding function or corporate event. The band can perform and call all of the common Ceilidh dances as well as the music for any Scottish Country dances.
Also for a bit of variety at your event The Haggis Chasers are able to perform music ranging from French Mussettes to Quicksteps as well as other light jazz numbers.