Whigmaleerie Ceilidh Dance Band

1 Reidhaven Street AB45 1DU Banff (Aberdeenshire) Map
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About Whigmaleerie Ceilidh Dance Band

With over 25 years of experience and a full set-up of traditional instrumentation, Whigmaleerie Ceilidh Dance Band from Banff, Aberdeenshire will provide the finest in live performance entertainment for any wedding ceremony or celebration. Guests will enjoy an emphasis on audience participation, thus enlivening the occasion with a joyful spirit of love and appreciation for the music.

Services offered

This band will not rely on any backing tracks or background music for the event. Instead, the musicians will bring their own high-quality professional audio equipment and call for the participation of the audience in the songs and dances. The songs they offer are not only traditional but also contemporary, with titles from the 1950s and beyond.

How they work

Whigmaleerie Ceilidh Dance Band offers versatility and flexibility both before and during the performance. They love to see the crowds truly get involved in what is happening on stage, and they thrive on the energy and enthusiasm of all of the guests enjoying themselves on such a special occasion.

  • Price From £920 to £1,220
  • Services Dance music, entertainment
  • Styles Rock, regional, pop, folk
  • Type Band
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More information about Whigmaleerie Ceilidh Dance Band

  • What is included in the wedding package?
    A flexible entertainment package: a full ceilidh dance (with or without caller), OR a mix of ceilidh dances and covers, OR just covers
  • How far in advance should I contact you?
    Typically, a year in advance
  • Size of group:
    Medium (4 - 6 musicians)
  • Repertoire:
    A variety of music, from Scottish Ceilidh dances to a wide range of pop/rock songs from the classic 50s through to the current era, and a selection of selected Country and Folk music favourites
  • Is it possible to request something that's not in the repertoire?
    Yes. Let us know if you would like a special first dance, or particular song request and we will try to incorporate this into our sets
  • Experience:
    Whigmaleerie has been performing since 1985
  • Do you have your own equipment?
    Yes
  • Are you able to travel?
    Yes
  • Is there a charge for traveling?
    Yes
  • 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?
    Typically two 100-minute sets, with a 40-minute break in between
  • How much time do you need to prepare for an act?
    90 minutes for setup and sound-check
  • 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?
    £Negotiable
  • What are the forms of payment?
    £100 deposit to confirm booking; balance in advance of event date; direct bank transfer preferred

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Stuart on the fiddle
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John Woodside: guitar/vocals
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Stuart Fowler on vocals
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Fiona on the fiddle
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Stuart on the fiddle
Whigmaleerie Ceilidh Dance Band
Whigmaleerie Ceilidh Dance Band
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John Woodside: guitar/vocals

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