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Wedding bands in Scotland

Hire a Scottish wedding or ceilidh band to play everything from The Beatles to Beyonce to the Bridge of Athlone!

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The McCeilidhs

  • 3
  • (10)

Fresh and dynamic Irish and Scottish ceilidh band with tons of experience playing at weddings, parties and celebrations. The band can call the dances if required and will have you whirling around the dancefloor all night!

The Melrose Ceilidh Band
from£965

The Melrose Ceilidh Band

  • 3
  • (8)

Animated and up-tempo Scottish ceilidh band with an energetic and contemporary approach – ideal for dancing at weddings, anniversaries, birthday parties or community parties. Caller included. DJ service available.

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from£460

Sweetbeat Duo

  • 2-4
  • (8)

The catchiest songs of all time, played in the most elemental and musical of fashions - Sweetbeat Duo strip back your favourite music presenting a sound that is sophisticated yet beautifully simple.

The Gleneagles Ceilidh Band
from£920

The Gleneagles Ceilidh Band

  • 3-4
  • (2)

Nationally cherished Scottish ceilidh band who have featured on BBC's Monarch of the Glen and STV's Heartless! Additional ceilidh horn section, caller and DJ services are all available.

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from£800

The Premier Ceilidh Band

  • 1-4
  • (3)

Popular Scottish Ceilidh band featuring a charismatic caller and a former Scottish National Fiddle Champion! This internationally acclaimed group have performed all over the UK and Europe. Solo fiddle, accordion & fiddle duo, fiddle & guitar duo, string trio or quartet also available!

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from£470

The Caledonians

  • 2-4
  • (6)

Fun and lively ceilidh duo, whose unique line-up includes a mix of instruments, dances, and folk songs. A caller is included and a four piece line-up upgrade is also available.

Fever
from£365

Fever

  • 2

Popular jazz-infused acoustic duo with female vocals and a large repertoire covering jazz, bossa nova, pop, country and rock'n'roll.

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from£1,135

Agent Smith

  • 4
  • (213)

Exceptional party and wedding band playing everything from vintage 1950s rock’n’roll to cutting edge pop, indie and R&B. High profile clients include BT, Mini Cooper and Microsoft!

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from£1,650

Manhattan

  • 5-10
  • (62)

Dynamic Motown, pop and soul band with stunning female and male lead vocals, impressive industry credentials and a playlist of soulful floor-fillers by artists such as Marvin Gaye, Justin Timberlake and Rihanna.

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from£995

The Different Lights

  • 4
  • (77)

Outstanding wedding band playing chart, indie, rock anthems and Britpop and featuring guitars, keyboards and vocal harmonies for a big, versatile sound!

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from£925

Skylight

  • 3
  • (48)

Skylight are a powerful party and wedding band, ready to get your party rocking! With a diverse songlist which will surprise, delight and keep your guests dancing and singing along.

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from£875

Hudson

  • 3
  • (137)

One of our leading wedding bands in the North West, Hudson are a powerful trio playing everything from uptempo 50s rock'n'roll to last week's number 1.

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from£1,690

Downtown Underground

  • 6-7
  • (81)

World-class pop, funk and soul function band, refreshing and recreating the classic soul sounds of the 60s, 70s and 80s, alongside soul-infused contemporary pop and R&B.

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from£1,170

The Sonics

  • 4
  • (59)

Phenomenally popular party & wedding band in the North West, featuring outstanding male vocals, guitar synth and a large set list of danceable rock, soul, reggae and pop music, from The Beatles to The Weeknd.

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from£1,475

Brass AF

  • 5
  • (15)

Brass AF's huge sound - a melting pot of drum beats, pumping bass lines and roaring horn parts - will get even your shyest guests onto the dancefloor!

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from£985

The Pop Ups

  • 4
  • (29)

The Pop Ups will play you through the decades! Born from a mutual love of classic pop, these phenomenal musicians deliver a night to remember.

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from£1,550

The Northern Lights

  • 5-6
  • (73)

Popular, energetic 5 or 6-piece wedding band featuring male vocals and first rate musicians. Afternoon acoustic jazz & swing sets and DJ service available.

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from£1,720

Dr Funtimes

  • 6
  • (38)

Dr Funtimes mix the perfect amount of on-stage silliness with the highest levels of talent and professionalism! Expect party anthems from artists as diverse Michael Jackson, The Proclaimers, Kool & The Gang and Calvin Harris.

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The Alternatives

  • 4
  • (38)

Guitar-led wedding and party band playing infectious renditions of all your favourite party hits, The Alternatives will have you singing along until closing time!

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from£1,530

The Highball Swingers

  • 5-7
  • (41)

Quirky vintage swing band with a fantastic female lead putting a retro take on modern songs like Get Lucky, Uptown Funk and Billie Jean.


The easy way to hire wedding bands in Scotland

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Guide to booking wedding & function bands in Scotland

What styles of music do your Scotland wedding bands play?

For a blend of timeless classics and modern chart hits, hire a wedding band in Scotland to play rock and pop classics, including hits by local bands such as Runrig and the Proclaimers, and modern favourites Franz Ferdinand and the Fratellis.

Or how about hiring a soul band? They’ll keep your guests dancing with classics by James Brown, Michael Jackson and Scottish stars the Average White Band.

Do all your wedding bands bring their own sound and lighting equipment?

All our bands are fully self-contained with their own PA sound system, microphones, backline amplifiers and instruments. This works really well for most marquee or indoor weddings.

Let us know if you're expecting more than 250 guests, so we can check whether the act’s system is large enough.

Most bands will also bring lighting for both the stage and dancefloor.

Check the act's individual profile for more details and optional add-ons to enhance the show!

Can your wedding bands learn a special song for our first dance?

Most bands will be happy to learn and perform your first dance request – provided they think they can arrange it for their line-up and do it justice!

Check the act’s profile to see what they can offer and if they can’t do it live, they could just play it through their PA system using Spotify or an mp3 player.

Can you also provide Scotland wedding musicians for our ceremony or drinks reception?

Wedding music isn’t just about the final party.

If you're looking for background music to accompany your drinks reception or meal, try our jazz bands, acoustic musicians or singers.

If you're after Scotland wedding musicians for the bridal entrance, exit or the signing of the register, our harpists or string quartets are a popular choice to make those moments extra special.

Where in the Scotland area do your wedding bands perform?

We have entertainment in Scotland for all budgets and tastes, and our acts have provided a joyous soundtrack for brides and grooms all over the country at venues such as: Lodge on Loch Goil, The Caves, Burnhouse Manor Hotel, Wedderburn Castle, Dryburgh Abbey Hotel, Easterbrook Hall, Gleddoch House Hotel, Hamilton Park, Sherbrooke Castle Hotel, Stonefield Castle and many more.

We can provide wedding bands in Aberdeen, Dundee, Paisley, East Kilbride, Livingston, Hamilton, Cumbernauld, Dunfermline, Kirkcaldy, Ayr, Perth, Inverness, Kilmarnock, Coatbridge, Greenock, Glenrothes, Airdrie and Stirling.

See also our more specific regional listings: wedding bands in Glasgow and wedding bands in Edinburgh.

Can you provide other genres of function bands in the Scotland area, such as ceilidh, steel pan or jazz bands?

If you’re not into dancing to The Killers in your kilt or spinning to the Strokes in your sporran, how about hiring a different Scotland function band?

Ceilidh bands make great wedding entertainment and are fantastic for children.

Our jazz bands play a diverse selection of sophisticated classics.

Hire a background jazz trio to play during your reception or banquet, then take it up a notch with a local swing band later on.

How can we save money on our wedding band?

Before you book more musicians for afternoon background music, check whether members of your party band can provide this – it'll save you additional costs, such as travel.

If you haven't yet set your date, consider booking a midweek or winter occasion to take advantage of the most competitive rates.

Always consider hiring a band from your local area, to save on travel and accommodation costs.

We have bands based in most major towns and cities across the UK.


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