The Reel Stramash Ceilidh Band
33 Camps Crescent PA4 0YR Renfrew (Renfrewshire) Map
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Price from £300

About The Reel Stramash Ceilidh Band

  • Price From £300
  • Services Ceremony music, dance music, entertainment
  • Styles Lounge, disco, regional, ethnic, pop
  • Type DJ, band, trio
  • What is included in the wedding package?
    The Reel Stramash is able to cater for any event by providing a tailor made package to suit your own requirements. With our experience, we know what makes a great evening of entertainment. We offer as much as we can for your big day. The Reel Stramash is able to offer you: A Ceilidh Band: This usually consists of two accordions and a drummer, but if needed we can supply keyboard, guitar, bass guitar and fiddle to give your function that 'big band' sound. Disco: We provide a free disco as standard! For those unable to keep up with the fast paced and lively ceilidh dancing, the disco always offers some welcome respite. Acoustic Reception Band: A traditional Scottish band, ideal for background music or walking down the aisle. Piper: Need a piper for your big day? Then look no further. The Reel Stramash can supply a piper into your overall package; all you have to do is ask!
  • How far in advance should I contact you?
    As far in advance as is possible to save any disappointment as we normally take wedding bookings up to two years in advance. If however you contact us a week in advance and we are still free, then we would be more than happy to perform at your wedding.
  • Size of group:
    Small (2 - 3 musicians)
    Medium (4 - 6 musicians)
  • Repertoire:
    The Gay Gordons, Dashing White Sergeant, Canadian Barn Dance, Strip The Willow, Military Two-Step, St.Bernards Waltz, Eightsome Reel, Highland Schottische, Pride Of Erin Waltz, Virginia Reel, Gaelic Waltz Circassian Circle, The Flying Scotsman, Orcadian Strip The Willow, The Swedish Masquerade, The Riverside Jig. We can also do Traditional Scottish Country Dances if the crowd knows all the steps. These include: Hamilton House, The Duke Of Perth, Farewell To The Highlands, Menzies Rant
  • Is it possible to request something that's not in the repertoire?
    Of course. As long as the band is informed a few weeks in advance we would be more than happy to try and cater any special requests.
  • Experience:
    The band has a wealth of experience playing at the highest level. All the members have competed with their chosen instrument at National and International Competitions. The band can lay claim to many titles such as British Advanced Solo Champion, British Musette Open Champion, Irish Open Light Classical Section and many more. The band has also played numerous venues from Cameron House to the Old Fruitmarket in Glasgow. Members of the band have also played in Stirling Castle as well as abroad in Cologne, Germany. Despite their relative youth, the band is highly experienced having played in many of the wedding venues throughout Scotland, meaning that they will always be at their best, no matter where or when your event is!
  • Do you have your own equipment?
  • Do you need specific materials or conditions to offer your service?
  • Are you able to travel?
  • Is there a charge for traveling?
  • Do you cover more than one wedding a day?
  • Do you work alone or do you have a team of professionals?
    With a team
  • What is the length of time of the act?
    How long do you need us for? The band is willing to play all night if you feel that it would be appropriate! We supply a disco at no extra charge so the balance between ceilidh and disco is up to you. We are there to make your wedding a success and we expect to be completely flexible to suit your needs.
  • How much time do you need to prepare for an act?
    The usual set up time for our act is one hour.
  • Do you do open-air acts?
  • Do you charge per hour or per event?
    Per event
  • If needed, would you be able to work extra hours?
  • How do you charge extra time?
    The quote is completely tailored to your event but we usually charge extra for playing past 1am or if we have to start playing before 5pm.
  • What are the forms of payment?
    We usually take a deposit by cheque when the initial booking is made with the rest being paid on the night by either cash or cheque.
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