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Last update: November 2023

You Don't have to worry about your Scottish wedding entertainment!

Iron Broo Ceilidh Band specialises in traditional Scottish music and performs at weddings in and around Aberdeen, Scotland. With over 20 years of experience in the entertainment industry, these musicians are experts in creating shows that will be remembered and cherished by all. Available both at home and abroad, the ensemble has established themselves as a favourite of both couples and their guests.

Services offered

Iron Broo Ceilidh Band can provide a number of packages to make your celebration unforgettable. Classic Scottish ceremonial music is also available and is certain to create an enchanting atmosphere. For smaller venues and more intimate experiences, Iron Broo supply a Ceilidh Duo or One Man Ceilidh Band. Both have full sounds and flexibility for traditional dances like the Foxtrot, romantic slow ballads, or driving reels or jigs.

Frequently asked questions

What services do you offer?

Ceremony music
Cocktail/Banquet music
DJ
Other

What is included in the wedding package?

P.A system, band and disco, lighting and dance caller

How far in advance should I contact you?

As far as possible

What style of music do you offer?

Disco
Folk
Other

Type of musical group:

DJ
Band
Duet
Trio
Quartet
Solo
Soloist

Size of group:

Soloist
Small (2 - 3 musicians)
Medium (4 - 6 musicians)

Repertoire:

Ceilidh - Folk - Disco

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

Maybe

Experience:

yes. Lots. Fully professional since 2002, gigging since 1992

Do you have your own equipment?

Yes

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

Yes

Are you able to travel?

Yes, aberdeen City Aberdeenshire Moray Angus Scotland We consider any distance, even intercontinental

Is there a charge for traveling?

Yes, travel costs are added at the time of quote. Anywhere in Aberdeen city or shire the prices is already included

Do you cover more than one wedding a day?

No

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

With a team

What is the length of time of the act?

We fit the performance to suit. Usually an evening wedding performance is 8-12 with a break during the buffet. If you use our disco option we can extend till 1am

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

We can set up during the room turn around, or if arranged in advance during the afternoon if logistics allow

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?

By an arranged fee

What are the forms of payment?

Bank Transfer, Invoice, Credit /Debit card, PayPal, Cash

Served in

Aberdeen & Deeside and Moray & Banff

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19 reviews
Alexandra
Alexandra N. Married on 09/09/2023
5 out of 5 rating

If you want to have fun book Iron Broo!

We hired the Iron Broo Duo and had a ceilidh and disco package. The booking process was nice and simple, costs were clearly outlined and every question I had was answered fully and quickly. On the day of our wedding we had a very last minute adjustment to the schedule that they handled with ease. We had a lot of enthusiastic guests who had never been to a Ceilidh before and had a good laugh when things went wrong but the band were excellent at managing the chaos and getting everyone engaged in the dances.
Ian
Ian K. Married on 01/07/2023
5 out of 5 rating

Super Ceilidh Band

Iron Broo played at our family and friends ceilidh in July. It was a two piece band - talented musicians who played in varying styles. Iron Broo chose the dances - a mix of traditional and new ceilidh dances. The explanations of the dances were very clear. Many of our guests commented on how good Iron Broo were. We would definitely recommend them.
Pauline
Daniel Married on 22/03/2023
5 out of 5 rating

Perfect in every way

Iron Broo were fantastic from the moment we book them to the big day. Flexible, quick back and forth messaging, and accomodating.
They were quickly set up on the day and ready to party. Part of our guests weren't Scottish and had no clue what a Ceilidh even was, but the band managed to make them all comfortable and part of our dance floor.
Being a pro at accordion they were able to indulge my musette fancy, being French and all.
Every steps were explained and taught perfectly. We all had an amazing time and I couldn't recommend Iron Broo enough for how special they managed to make our big day feel.
Absolute professionals!!
Chantal
Chantal G. Married on 02/12/2022
5 out of 5 rating

Winter Ceilidh Party

They came all the way to Luxembourg to do a ceilidh with our Year 8 students and it was simply fantastic! They really motivated our students to take part in the dancing and the students ended up loving it! Thank you so much again! It was an amazing event!
Rosanna
Rosanna G. Married on 28/05/2022
5 out of 5 rating

Wedding Ceilidh

ย Iron Broo played for our wedding ceilidh at the end of May this year and they absolutely fantastic!!! We had the two band member option as it was a smaller wedding, the music was brilliant and Charlie was very patient in leading us through the dances! I had so much fun and although some of our guests were hesitant to have a go, by Orcadian Strip the Willow, everyone who could was birling away! My family from England were so impressed with the atmosphere created by the music and really enjoyed the dancing. The guests who were not able to dance were still really entertained by the musicians and everyone raved about Irno Broo at the end of the night. Thankfully they were also able to play music while we had a breather but kept the entertainment going. Charlie was also very helpful with my many questions in the lead up to the big day! Couldn't recommend enough! Thank you again!
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Ife B. Married on 04/11/2023
5 out of 5 rating

Brilliant!!!

We recently had Iron broo duo play at our wedding on 4th November 2023 and they were fantastic! A lot of guests had never been to a ceilidh before and they all really enjoyed it, especially the kids! Great communication from the first contact we made with Charlie. We highly recommend Iron Broo!
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Alenza R. Married on 02/09/2023
5 out of 5 rating

A must have!

From the moment we started to plan our wedding, we knew we wanted Iron Broo! Having attended a few of their ceilidhs in the past, we were keen to hear them again. We couldn't have asked for anything more, the music and dancing was incredible (as per usual). Many of our guests had never attended a ceilidh before but they made the process of learning all the steps easy. They were also extremely accommodating, able to play a requested song for our first dance with less than a weeks notice!

Thank you so much Iron Broo! It was a pleasure to have you at our wedding.
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Robin J. Married on 28/05/2023
5 out of 5 rating

Wedding Ceilidh Band

Hired for ceilidh, very accomodating and friendly. Their professionalism is evident from their manner with me and their reputation with others when we mentioned who we had hired. Played a requested tune for our first dance. Called/instructed on the dances which was very necessary and useful for people unfamiliar. Flexible on day when time for break and end called. Hired 4 players including a fiddle and sounded great!
Had heard play before, and look forward to hearing again.
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Kaitlyn W. Married on 10/09/2022
5 out of 5 rating

Best ceilidh ever!

Amazing wedding band!! Played both a ceilidh set and disco afterparty. Listened to all my crazy plans and created an awesome evening for all my guests. Super value for money and really easy to communicate with.
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Chrissie G. Married on 03/09/2022
5 out of 5 rating

Thank yoouuu Iron Broooo!!!

We were lucky enough to have Iron Broo play for us at our wedding, where half the guests were Scottish and experienced ceilidh and reeling dancers and the other half were German and had no idea what was going on! The fact that Iron Broo got EVERYONE on the dance floor and partaking enthusiastically in both Scottish and German dances is a testament to their legendary music and DJ'ing! The evening simply wouldn't have been the same without them. Thank you so much Iron Broo for making our multi-national wedding such a cracking party!
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Annette M. Married on 20/08/2022
5 out of 5 rating

Fantastic ceilidh band

The band (two piece) were absolutely brilliant. They were all set up in good time and the music was fantastic. Charlie called the dances where needed - everyone had an absolute ball! Thanks a million. I would recommend that you check out their youtube clips. I had wondered if a two piece would be enough for our venue - but the sound was perfect. Thanks.
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Gillian S. Married on 02/07/2022
5 out of 5 rating

Fantastic band

Iron Broo played at our wedding dance. They are a fantastic band and got everyone dancing. Charlie called the dances so everyone knew what to do. We all had a brilliant night. Definitely recommend.
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Louise L. Married on 22/06/2022
5 out of 5 rating

School Leavers Ceildh

We were finally able to hold a P7 Leavers' Ceilidh this year post covid. Iron Broo helped to make the evening for our pupils and family and great success. We were a little concerned as many of our pupils and their families had never been to a ceilidh. I need not have worried! The dance floor was full for every dance. Charlie explained the steps and the music was just first class!
A very special part of the evening was when the little kids asked for Musical Statues. Charlie and Fred obliged with an array of snappy tunes that got more than just the kids up dancing. Brilliant!

The only question is...when can we have our next Iron Broo ceilidh?? They have definitely hooked a new generation of ceilidh enthusiasts. Thank you Charlie and Fred! ๐Ÿ’ƒ๐Ÿ•บ๐Ÿ’ƒ
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Linda H. Married on 03/06/2022
5 out of 5 rating

Top class band

From start to finish the band had folk up dancing.

Nothing was too ouch trouble and due to having to reschedule when lockdown hit the band did everything to accommodate a new date.

I would highly recommend and would definitely book again.

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Kerry B. Married on 06/05/2022
5 out of 5 rating

A must have for any function!

We hired the Iron Broo Duo for a small corporate evening and we all had an AMAZING time! Communication from Charlie in the lead up to the event was fantastic and it was pure fun on the night. We will definitely book again! Great value for money too.
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