The Reel Time Ceilidh Band provide a modern and funky twist on traditional Scottish entertainment. Fusing modern pop beats and rock melodies with traditional Scottish music, to form 21st century ceilidh music for the kilted generation.
The ceilidh band usually perform as a 4 piece. Led by the bagpipes with electric guitar, keyboards and drums. 5-piece with the addition of a fiddle. The band has its own PA system, (suitable for up to 200 guests) and can provide lighting and disco tunes if required.
Ceilidh Dance Calling
The band always have a caller on hand to take everyone from the uninitiated to experienced dancers through the joys of ceilidh dancing. Knowing that many guests may have never ceilidh danced before we try to keep things simple. The typical ceilidh dances that we call are: Gay Gordon’s, Dashing White Sergeant, Flying Scotsman, Virginia Reel. Other ceilidh classics include Canadian Barn dance, Circassian Circle and the St Bernard’s Waltz.
The band have a wealth of experience, playing around 100 weddings a year, along with numerous corporate events. These have included the M&I Forum in Edinburgh, Visit Scotland’s Expo, Disney Pixar’s Brave Press launch and have been featured in adverts for FlyBe and Visit Scotland.
The ceilidh band have been in the recording studio putting together a selection of music for their new album. Have a listen to some snippets below. Some of the tracks were recorded with Horn section: trumpet, trombone and sax. IF you are looking for a ceilidh Big Band, then do let us know for special events, festivals, TV appearances and other interesting opportunities.
Book Ceilidh Band
If you are looking to put a modern twist on your Scottish event. With Guests interacting under expert instruction, to funky Scottish ceilidh music with world influences. Then Book the Reel Time Ceilidh Band.