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London Ceilidh Band Licence to Ceilidh are a young and energetic professional ceilidh band.
Their unique combination of traditional tunes & ceilidh dances with a modern, funky rhythm appeals to everyone and their accomplished, professional musicians provide the right level of sophistication and high energy entertainment to any event.
Licence to Ceilidh are wedding entertainment specialists but are highly experienced with all types of events from corporate or charity functions to birthdays and student nights. Whatever the event they’re the perfect party band for you!
Their 12 years experience in providing quality music and expert Calling is what gets them asked back for repeat bookings with prestigious clients such as Sting, BBC, Herbert Smith, Vinopolis and Bijou Weddings… and what’s made them renowned as the top London Ceilidh band!
They’re best known as a Scottish Ceilidh band but regularly transform into an Irish Ceili band, English Barn Dance band or American Hoedown band. They’ve even been known to perform Reeling Balls and Scottish Country Dancing nights as well!
Trusted / Recommended suppliers for: Bijou Weddings, Visit Scotland, London Ceilidh Club. Simply the Best Man, Pembroke Lodge, Broyle Place, Ramster Hall, South Farm, Oakwood House, Drapers Hall, Ashdown Park and more…
Past Clients Include: Sting (twice!) : BBC 2 – Great British Menu : E4 – Made in Chelsea : BBC Three : Channel 4 – Gok Wan’s Fashion Fix : Amnesty International : Orange : Vodafone : RAF : Gareth Malone (BBC 2’s “The Choir”) : National Geographic Society : Hermes : London Scottish : Royal Academy of Music : Royal College of Music : Trinity College of Music : MOD : NHS : CBI : ICI : Pearson Education : Herbert Smith LLP : Amnesty International : Mencap : Royal Canin : Serco : South Bank Centre : Al Ain Hilton, United Arab Emirates : Hammersmith Irish Centre and many more…
The standard 5-piece line up of Caller+Fiddle, Fiddle, Guitar/Keys, Bass and Drums combines the dynamic fiddle styles of a traditional ceilidh band with the modern, funky rhythm section of a function band.
They regularly play as a 6 or 7-piece as well and offer line-up’s to the size of a 10-piece band… You can augment your line-up to create the band you’re looking for – choosing from an array of traditional instruments (flute, pipes, accordion, whistles, etc) and more contemporary additions including a horn section, piano as well as guitar and a scratch DJ!
They can also provide a number of optional extras, lessening the stress of organising an event by booking with just one supplier: The most popular is their after ceilidh DISCO – cheaper than booking a separate DJ!
Or they can transform into another format for live background music before your ceilidh – from a Solo musician (Piper, Flautist, Jazz Pianist, Classical Guitarist, Violinist etc) to a Classical quartet or Jazz Trio, Celtic / Jazz Duo’s (fiddle+guitar / flute+piano / fiddle+fiddle / Piano and Double Bass etc.) and many more…
They have an array of multi talented musicians at their disposal so just let them know what they are looking for!