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Wedding Band FAQs

Do CeilidhDonia only play functions and events in Scotland?

Although CeilidhDonia are a Scottish ceilidh band, we also perform at weddings and events all over the U.K. Depending on where your event is, additional travel time, expenses and overnight accommodation may have to be factored in the price.

How long will the band play for?

As with other wedding bands in Scotland, CeilidhDonia typically play from 8pm - 12 pm, and stop for 30-45 minutes rest during the buffet.

How much space do they need?

CeilidhDonia are a 3, 4 or 5 piece line up, and typically only need a stage space of 3x3 metres with a power supply. A larger line up will require more stage space.

How long do the band need to set up?

CeilidhDonia only need around 45 minutes to set up the equipment.

What will the band wear?

The band can tailor their look to suit your needs on the night. For weddings, they can dress formally in black clothes and for private parties and less formal events they can dress more casually if you prefer. Essentially the keyword here is 'flexibility'!

Will the band play the first dance?

CeilidhDonia are happy to play the first dance at your wedding, provided we have enough notice (usually 2 weeks) to learn and rehearse the song.

Does the band provide background music during their breaks?

Yes. We will happily play music from CDs, or iPod, or laptop. You are more than welcome to bring along your own selection of music!

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