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Hire a Scottish, Irish, Folk and Celtic Band

If you're looking for a traditional twist on a modern event, Scottish and Irish bands with a celtic influence are a great choice.

Traditional celtic live music is bound to get your guests dancing and having a great time.

Headliner helps you source and book great soloists, bands and DJs for your wedding, party or corporate event. Find and hire local Scottish or Irish Celtic band to perform at your event.

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    • Climax Ceilidh Band

      Band act for hire
      Climax Ceilidh Band was formed in 2003. We have had thousands of satisfied clients since then, playing at weddings, parties and corporate functions, as well as major folk festivals in the UK and Europe such as Sidmouth, Towersey, Chippenham, Rudolstadt. For private bookings, we travel around ...
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      Fee from £600
    • Mandolin Monday

      Band act for hire
      Keith (Keyboards), Andrew (Mandolin and Guitar), Chris (Guitar) and Paul (Mandolin and Tin Whistles) look forward to entertaining you with our eclectic range of folk, Irish, country and rock music. Familiar tunes but played and sung like you’ve never heard before.
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      Fee from £950
    • The Craic Dealers

      Band act for hire
      The Craic Dealers play Irish & Scottish folk music with infectious energy and a groove that defies you not to get off your seat and dance. Featuring vocals, fiddle, tenor banjo, acoustic guitar and drums/percussion, the Craic Dealers have a huge repertoire of celtic folk tunes and songs, and can ...
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      Fee from £999
    • Rich Gordon - Piper

      Solo act for hire
      Rich Gordon has been playing the Highland Bagpipes since 1996 where he began learning the instrument with the (then) Kirkland Pipe Band in Fife. Since then, he has expanded his repertoire to encompass a massive range of piping standards, and has performed at countless events from weddings to ...
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      Fee from £30
    • The O'Marleys

      Trio act for hire
      The Band consist of MACKENZIE MOULTON (MAC) On the top line is premier fiddle player Mac Moulton who plunges from Irish set dances into the jazz style of Stephan Grappelli with surprising ease. JOHN FITZSIMONS GUITAR AND VOCAL His playing is a startling combination of cross rhythms/ jazz ...
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      Fee from £250
    • Mullarkey

      Band act for hire
      Mullarkey are a London based Irish band who perform and play a lively mixture of traditional Irish music and songs, blending old and new styles together in a wonderful fusion of jigs, reels and songs. Mullarkey are a vibrant group of very talented musicians who are available to play for any ...
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      Fee from £399
    • Ceilidh Tree

      Band act for hire
      Ceilidh Tree perform lively Scottish, Irish, English & Welsh folk music for dancing at weddings & events in England & beyond. With fiddles, accordion, guitar & expert caller to teach the dances, we're a young & energetic band guaranteed to get you dancing - the emphasis is always on fun and ...
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      Fee from £645
    • WeatherTop Ceilidh Band

      Band act for hire
      We are an energetic Ceilidh dance band from North London. We play a range of Scottish, Irish and English reels, jigs and everything in between! We are passionate about the music we play and the dances we call and want to make your event memorable!
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      Fee from £765
    • Cut A Shine Barn Dance and Hoedown band

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      Cut A Shine Ceilidh and Barn Dance Band Cut A Shine is a collective of musicians, dancers and callers who've been spreading their brand of rip roaring hoe down and barn dance music across the UK for ten years. Conceived in the squat parties and warehouse parties of London, the band host ...
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      Fee from £800
    • Céilí Max

      Band act for hire
      London based Ceílí Max is a group of the most talented and vibrant young musicians from the London area and is available to play Irish and Scottish traditional music for any event, from céilídh dancing and private events, to corporate functions. If you are hosting an event of any kind and are ...
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      Fee from £1070
    • Pastiche Band

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      Pastiche Band – a London based Wedding & Function Live Band for hire Pastiche Band are a London live band for hire. We play music for weddings, corporate functions, parties, ceilidh dances… anywhere that live music is required. Pastiche Band are a wedding band Pastiche Band are a function ...
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      Fee from £1350
    • Folk Junkies

      Band act for hire
      Folk Junkies are the perfect live band for barn, vintage theme & festival style weddings and events. The professional 4-piece band perform folk-style covers of the best dancefloor fillers from 60s through to current chart, in a classic Mumford & Sons style line-up - with drums, upright bass, ...
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      Fee from £1500

    HEADLINER'S SCOTTISH, IRISH, FOLK AND CELTIC BANDS

    One thing you can count on is the movement of time, days, months, and years. You can also count on the occurrence of special occasions, events, parties, celebrations, and ceremonies along the way.

    Just think, there are milestones to celebrate such as a 21st birthday, a 50th wedding anniversary, the day one actually gets married, and/or the day one graduates university. Aside from milestones, there are holiday parties, feel-good backyard gatherings, professional engagements and corporate events (i.e. festivals, fundraisers, fairs), fancy galas, family reunions, intimate dinners, and more.

    All of these instances have one thing in common – inviting and booking live entertainment and performers enhance them all. Hiring local Scottish, Irish, Folk and Celtic bands not only boosts attendance or increase donations at fundraisers, they also keep guests entertained.

    We've all attended uninspiring, boring events, at least once or twice in our lives. And, we've all likely said to ourselves, "It was a cool event, but the only thing missing was some type of entertainment."

    While having fun is the easy part, trying to hire a Scottish, Irish, Folk and Celtic band has been a stressful and difficult process for some time. From having the time to research acts and sending emails to negotiating terms and prices, securing live entertainment was once an overwhelming task.

    That was until Headliner.io was launched.

    With a vision to make booking live entertainment simpler and more accessible, Headliner was launched in June 2015. Essentially, Headliner is an online marketplace that connects world-class artists with event professionals and bookers looking to hire a Scottish, Irish, Folk and Celtic band.

    Being seasoned music industry professionals and understanding the plight of musicians, along with having experienced the challenging consumer side of trying to book wedding Scottish, Irish, Folk and Celtic bands for their special day, the founders incorporated two major components to benefit both sides:

    1. An in-house team that conducts a stringent and continuous vetting and review process to ensure quality musicians and performers.
    2. Permitting musicians to manage their own bookings, from start to finish, allowing them to earn a sustainable living doing what they do best, as well as control their own careers.

    Gone are the days of sifting through pages of search results, missed phone calls, delayed emails, and bad contracts. Simply put, Headliner has eased the task of hiring Scottish, Irish, Folk and Celtic bands for parties, special events, ceremonies, or other occasions requiring live entertainment.

    Headliner's streamlined process for finding a Scottish, Irish, Folk and Celtic band for hire, to them actually showing up to your event, starts with a simple artist search.

    Bookers can either search the 'Artists of the week', which is presented on the search page or use the 'Refine Your Search' feature to find and narrow down an exact match by using the following search criteria: event location, event date, price range, act name, performance type, genres, and event types.

    For those who take to Google to search "how to hire a Scottish, Irish, Folk and Celtic band near me" or "Scottish, Irish, Folk and Celtic bands near me", need to search no further. Searching on Headliner, anyone can zero-in on specific locations to find the acts they are looking for.

    Throughout the searching process, bookers have the ability to click on any musician profile to acquire more information. From bios, videos of them in action, and their preferred event types to learning their specializations, listening to their music, and viewing their availability calendar. It's never been easier to hire a Scottish, Irish, Folk and Celtic band.

    Bookers can also use the ‘Wish List' feature to curate a collection of their favorite Headliner acts. Whether used to organize choices to make a final decision or to simply revisit profiles, creating a list of potential acts will definitely come in handy.

    All carefully vetted, musicians can be messaged directly through the platform, with details of your event. A free no-obligation quote can be requested as well (no booking fees); responses are typically received within 48 hours.

    Once a decision has been made to book a Scottish, Irish, Folk and Celtic band, the act can be confirmed by paying the requested deposit through a safe and secure booking system. As an added bonus, all payments are held in an escrow account, only to be released to the musician 48 hours after the event. This is to ensure 100% satisfaction.

    In addition, Headliner invites all frequent bookers to sign up for the Reward Scheme program. Refer friends, family, or colleagues to Headliner and receive cash back and/or vouchers when they make their first booking.

    Lastly, Headliner offers an exclusive concierge service, "H", which is a premium specialist service connecting agencies, brands, and event planners directly to global talent.

    With a mixture of backgrounds in events, music journalism and performance, design, marketing, web development, and tech, the Headliner team prides itself on being the go-to online platform to find and hire the best in live entertainment – that's simple, affordable, and reliable, no matter the type of event.

    All in all, Headliner.io is the answer for all of your live entertainment booking needs.

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