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Alastair Scott Ceilidh Band

Three Cooks, Powys View map
Price from £300

About

Price from £300

The Alastair Scott Ceilidh Band is a four member ceilidh band based in Counties Antrim and Tyrone. The band was founded in 2004 by accordionists Amanda Robinson and Kenny Mitchell and have performed at a wide range of events since then of all types and sizes. Prior to each dance, the caller will explain how to do it. The band has public liability insurance, and all their equipment is PAT tested. They are members of the Musicians Union.

Services offered

You will receive a professional Ceilidh Band and Dance Caller. Typically, ceilidhs will last two hours until the evening buffet, but extra hours are available if necessary. The company provides their own PA system and lights. Their repertoire of Scottish Ceilidh Dances includes Gay Gordons, Strip the Willow, Virginia Reel, Canadian Barn Dance, Military Two Step, amongst others.

How they work

The band tends to end ceilidhs with Auld Lang Syne. They are open to travel and have performed throughout Northern and Southern Ireland and Scotland. Pricing for additional hours is discussed prior to booking.

Highlights

Services

Entertainment, Ceilidh Band and Dance Caller

Styles

Folk, Scottish Ceilidh Music and dance

Type

Band

Frequently Asked Questions

What is included in the wedding package?

Ceilidh Band & Dance Caller We provide our own PA System and Lights

How far in advance should I contact you?

Contact us as soon as you have a date or a range of dates which you would like to check availability

Size of group:

Medium (4 - 6 musicians)

Repertoire:

Scottish Ceilidh Dances, including: - Gay Gordons - Strip the Willow - Virginia Reel - Waves of Tory - Haymakers Jig - Canadian Barn Dance - Pride of Erin Waltz - St Bernards Waltz - Military Two Step

Is it possible to request something that's not in the repertoire?

Yes, we have a vast repertoire and may already know your request, if not we are more than happy to learn it

Experience:

The band was formed in 2004 and have played at various events throughout Northern and Southern Ireland and Scotland from small private events, concerts, weddings and parties to large corporate events

Do you have your own equipment?

Yes

Do you need specific materials or conditions to offer your service?

No

Are you able to travel?

Yes, no function too small, no distance too far! We have performed throughout Northern and southern Ireland and Scotland

Is there a charge for traveling?

Yes, fees only apply were ferry's or extensive travel is required. We will advise at time of enquiry

Do you cover more than one wedding a day?

No

Do you work alone or do you have a team of professionals?

Alone

What is the length of time of the act?

Most ceilidhs last 2 hours until the evening buffet, but we are happy to provide as long as is required

How much time do you need to prepare for an act?

30 minutes to set up

Do you do open-air acts?

Yes

Do you charge per hour or per event?

Per event

If needed, would you be able to work extra hours?

Yes

How do you charge extra time?

We will agree at time of enquiry

What are the forms of payment?

Bank transfer, Credit/Debit card, cheque or cash

Map

Springhill Road BT45 7NN Three Cooks (Powys)

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