Do you want your ceilidh to go with a swing?
The Eclectic Ceilidh Club, which will perform in any country of the world, comprises four experienced musicians from different backgrounds who share a love of dance & Celtic music.
Anne Morgan (fiddle & viola) plays in a number of classical
ensembles as well as the Morgan Lee Band, a contemporary Celtic band. Barrie Wilson (keyboards) shares Anne's
classical roots. Hugh Lee (mandolin,
vocals) has played in various folk bands since his early teens. Niall McGarvie has played with the acclaimed Indie Band, The Arches.
Having played in 'traditional' ceilidh bands for some time, Anne & Hugh came to realise that many of today's dancers want something a little bit different for their event - be it a wedding or anniversary, Burns Supper, birthday celebration, corporate event, or charity function. Hence, Eclectic Ceilidh Club was formed!
Ceilidhs should be great fun! But not just for those who are already familiar with the dance steps. Aside from the music, the 'secret' of a great ceilidh is in the dance 'calling' where, in just a few minutes, people who have never danced at a ceilidh before find that they can learn the steps with ease. Bt we go one step further! Not only do we 'call' the dances, we also get in among the dancers and demonstrate them. Our approach is always to put people at their ease - it doesn't matter if they don't get every step right. The main thing is to participate and enjoy themselves.
Eclectic Ceilidh Club guarantee a fantastic night's entertainment with dances interspersed with traditional song so that the participants can take well-earned breathers! We perform not only traditional Scots & Irish music, but also tunes from the U.S.A. & Canada, the Basque country, Asia, and beyond, all of which, perhaps surprisingly, make the perfect accompaniment to Scottish country dance. We have done 'Bolllywood' ceilidhs and had some fantastic nights!
We can also run a disco once the traditional part of the evening comes to a close, either with a playlist of your choice, or simply leave it to us! Through our association with the Cleveden String Quartet, we can also add a touch of class to your wedding reception, setting the tone as your guests arrive for the function.
Customer service is very important to us. Wherever possible, we will meet with you in person to discuss your requirements in detail. For overseas clients, we will hold a Skype conference. We guarantee to turn up on time. We will contact you afterwards to ask for your feedback. This focus on delivering expectations precisely has built a level of expertise which enables us to tailor a package that meets your needs within your budget.
Our standard set up includes a state-of-the-art Bose PA sound system for absolute clarity, and full stage lighting.
It costs nothing to chat, so why not contact us today to discuss your ceilidh.
The band has performed throughout the United Kingdom, including on Guernsey in the Channel Islands. We bid farewell to 2016 at the Hilton Doubletree Hotel in Dunblane, Stirlingshire, and were very grateful to receive some nice reviews on TripAdvisor for their Hogmanay ceilidh!
The Eclectic Ceilidh Club
Phone Number 07710768337
We have a £10 million public liability insurance and all our equipment is PAT Tested