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Glasgow’s Merchant Square: 6 Ceilidhs for 5900 People

In Glasgow Ceilidh news this summer, we have been fortunate to secure a great run of events with Merchant Square. At the epicentre of Glasgow’s happening bar and night-life, Merchant Square also has another side to its events: the conference event takeover! Glasgow Convention Bureau do a great job [...]

By |2019-10-08T15:30:12+01:00September 2nd, 2019|Uncategorised|Comments Off on Glasgow’s Merchant Square: 6 Ceilidhs for 5900 People

Hire A Ceilidh Band – Some Things to Think About

So you want to hire a ceilidh band. You're ready. You've made up your mind. This is what your event needs. Great! Obviously, we love ceilidh bands here. We love ceilidh events. But hiring a ceilidh band is not a one-size fits all situation. Maybe your ceilidh band doesn't fit your event. Maybe your [...]

By |2019-08-26T15:39:38+01:00August 22nd, 2019|Uncategorised|Comments Off on Hire A Ceilidh Band – Some Things to Think About

Modern Ceilidh, Scottish Show Videos

Introducing our take on a modern ceilidh.  We have posted a few new videos on You Tube of our Scottish bands. These are live videos with live sound. This lets you get a good idea what your band will sound like at your event or conference gala dinner.    Modern Ceilidh Band Our modern ceilidh [...]

By |2018-02-21T13:05:12+01:00February 21st, 2018|latest news, Uncategorised|Comments Off on Modern Ceilidh, Scottish Show Videos

What is a Ceilidh?

What is a ceilidh? While some people are very familiar with the idea of a Ceilidh.... others are not so.  Let's start at the beginning: Traditionally it is a gathering or social event, and it didn't necessarily involve any dancing.  These days a Ceilidh is a sociable way to bring people together involving Scottish music and dance. Children ceilidh, old people ceilidh, [...]

By |2018-02-07T20:04:02+01:00February 7th, 2018|latest news|Comments Off on What is a Ceilidh?

Ceilidh Matters with Biophysicist Conference

Conference Ceilidh experts: The Reel Time Scraggly Cats entertained a fantastic bunch of biophysicists.  The group were attending their 2017 conference at the EICC, Edinburgh.  The conference ran over 3 days, with a ceilidh and party night planned for the closing event.  1300 delegates turned out for the party. Leiths started proceeding, presenting [...]

By |2018-02-08T10:41:47+01:00October 24th, 2017|latest news|Comments Off on Ceilidh Matters with Biophysicist Conference

Graduation Ceilidh Band

The Reel Time Ceilidh Band were delighted to be asked to be the Edinburgh University Graduation ceilidh band. For their graduation Ball, 1000 students descended upon Teviot Row House.  A gorgeous building in the centre of Edinburgh, for the one final blowout of their university career. The Reel Time Band were [...]

By |2019-03-07T19:23:19+01:00October 24th, 2017|latest news|Comments Off on Graduation Ceilidh Band

Ceilidh Filled Week!

What a week for the Reel Time Band!  We were lucky enough to have three ceilidh band gigs in a week!  A wedding, a corporate event and a conference ceilidh!  Starting with a wedding at the mighty Dalmahoy, (gorgeous hotel and country club near Edinburgh,) with an interesting mix of pop and ceilidh from our [...]

By |2019-03-07T19:30:12+01:00June 13th, 2017|Uncategorised|Comments Off on Ceilidh Filled Week!

New Tracks from the Reel Time Ceilidh Band

Ceilidh Recording: The Reel Time Ceilidh Band love performing in front of crowds however, recently they have been spending more time than usual in the recording studio.  They have been working hard on tracks for the new album. The New Tracks The band have recorded one Roddy's favourite childhood tunes: Appropriate Dipstick.  Originally recorded by [...]

By |2019-03-07T19:28:04+01:00April 7th, 2017|Uncategorised|Comments Off on New Tracks from the Reel Time Ceilidh Band

Highland Games Soundtrack

Scottish music video.  If you want a sneaky peak at some of the music on our new album, then be sure to click through to see our Highland games event video.  The Reel Time Band thoroughly enjoyed putting the soundtrack to it.   Do you have a video, advert, or in fact anything [...]

By |2019-03-07T19:21:27+01:00February 8th, 2017|Uncategorised|Comments Off on Highland Games Soundtrack

The First Burns Night of 2017

The Reel Time Band enjoyed playing at their first Burns Night of 2017 this week.  It was a great Burns Night for a pharmaceuticals company, up in Scotland for a sales training event.  After a hard day of conference work, it was time for a glamorous evening of Scottish fun at Houstoun House. [...]

By |2018-02-08T10:46:17+01:00January 12th, 2017|Uncategorised|Comments Off on The First Burns Night of 2017