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The Sleekit Beasties

The Sleekit Beasties are a young, energetic ceilidh/covers band with a modern twist.This Edinburgh based 4-piece adds a unique and modern spin to the humble ceilidh, combining traditional Scottish music with Classic and Modern covers.

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The Sleekit Beasties are a young, energetic Ceilidh/Covers Band with a modern twist. This Edinburgh based 4-piece adds a unique and modern spin to the humble ceilidh, combining traditional Scottish music with Classic covers from Ed Sheeran, John Legend, The Killers, Stevie Wonder and many ! Featuring Male Vocals with great harmonies, Acoustic/Electric Guitar, Bass, Fiddle and Drum Kit, with their traditional-modern fusion, they will make your event one to remember!

The Sleekit Beasties are in high demand across Scotland and the North of England for various events. The band have played in numerous prestigious venues in Edinburgh and Glasgow, and are experienced in providing enjoyable ceilidhs regardless of the setting. Having played a wide range of events, The Sleekit Beasties pride themselves on their ability to play at weddings, birthdays, graduations, parties, and any other celebrations you can think of.

The band provide varied Ceilidh/ Cover  sets of differing lengths to suit any occasion (with all the expected dances, and a few unusual ones for the more experienced dancers) as well as music for the inevitable drinks breaks! With the option of both ceilidh sets and popular music sets, the band is an incredibly versatile choice for your event, and can do both depending on what is best for you. They also provide an experienced Caller who can cater for all levels of dancers, ensuring that everyone at the event has a brilliant time and can get involved.

The Sleekit Beasties are everything you need for an amazing night of entertainment, and with modern ceilidh tunes as well as classic pop songs everyone loves, The Sleekit Beasties will make your event and unforgettable one.

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Accoustic Set

The Sleekit Beasties can also provide a tailored acoustic set that is perfect for your wedding ceremony or drinks reception.

What Our Clients Say About The Sleekit Beasties read full testimonials

An excellent band who judge the atmosphere and audience extremely well and who put on a superb performance. We had great feedback from our guests.

Richard Eakin, Kirkliston

The band were amazing, they turned up promptly and set up with no issues. The music itself was fantastic, the choice of songs and the quality was brilliant. We loved the ceilidh dancing, and thanks to a very patient...

Kelly Thomson, Stanley, Perth

Excellent band. Everyone loved them. Ceilidh was great. The dance floor was full all night. The sign of a great band. Highly recommended.

Finlay Duff, aberdeenshire

Fantastic band from start to finish! Great selection of music and many great comments from the guests! Highly recommend!

Katie Pirie, Aberdeen

Amazing band, amazing music. So easy to communicate with to organise the details such as first song and times and locations. Everybody was raving about how good the band were for my wedding and we could not have ask...

Lewis Gardner, Glasgow, Cumbernauld

The Sleekit Beasties were incredible. The band were very professional and helpful in the lead up to and on our wedding day and their music and performance was fantastic on the night. It is without word of a lie wh...

jenny Jack, Traquair (by Peebles and Innerleithen)

All our guests absolutely loved the band and so did we. They did a great job getting everyone up to dance especially the ceilidh.

Fiona Graham, Edinburgh

The guys were amazing, Friendly, professional and managed to get everyone up on the dance floor. Can't thank them enough.

Craig Du Preez, Edinburgh

The Sleekit Beasties Songlist

Noughties-Present

A Team - Ed Sheeran
All About You - McFly
All Of Me - John Legend
Angels - Robbie Williams
Basket Case - Green Day
Beautiful Day - U2
Bet You Look Good On The Dancefloor - Arctic Monkeys
Better Together - Jack Johnson
Buck Rodgers - Feeder
Candy - Paolo Nutini
Chasing Cars - Snow Patrol
Crazy - Gnarls Barclay
Cry Me A River - Justin Timberlake
Dakota - Stereophonics
Don’t Worry Child - Swedish House Mafia
Drops Of Jupiter - Train
Hey Soul Sister - Train
Hey Ya - Outkast
Ho Hey - The Lumineers
Human - The Killers
I Knew You Were Trouble - Taylor Swift
Last Request - Paolo Nutini
Let Her Go - Passenger
Lightning Bolt - Jake Bugg
Little Lion Man - Mumford & Sons
Machines - Biffy Clyro
New Shoes - Paolo Nutini
Pompeii - Bastille
Read My Mind - The Killers
Roar - Katy Perry
Rolling In The Deep - Adele
Run - Snow Patrol
Seven Nation Army - The White Stripes
Sex On Fire - Kings Of Leon
She Will Be Loved - Maroon 5
Skinny Love - Bon Iver
Somebody That I Used To Know - Gotye
This Love - Maroon 5
Titanium - David Guetta
Under The Bridge - Red Hot Chilli Peppers
Valerie - Amy Winehouse
Wagon Wheel - Old Crow Medicine Show
We Found Love - Rihanna
Yellow - Coldplay

90s

Don't Look Back In Anger - Oasis
Hallelujah - Jeff Buckley
Hit me baby one more time - Britney Spears
If you tolerate this - Manic Street Preachers
Proud Mary - Tina Turner/Creedance
Scar Tissue - Red hot chilli peppers
Wonderwall - Oasis
Zombie - Cranberries

80s

Billie Jean - Michael Jackson
Crazy Little Thing Called Love - Queen
Dancing In The Dark - Bruce Springsteen
Don't Stop Believing - The Journey
Girls Just Want To Have Fun - Cyndi Lauper
Living On A Prayer - Bon Jovi
Romeo & Juliet - Dire Straits
Tainted Love - Soft Cell

70s

Imagine - John Lennon
Perfect Day - Lou Reed
The Boxer - Simon & Garfunkel
Wonderful World - The Ramones

60s

Brown Eyed Girl - Van Morrison
Daydream - The Lovin Spoonful
Dock Of The Bay - Otis Redding
Dont let me down - The beatles
Help! - The Beatles
Hey Jude - The Beatles
I'm A Believer - The Monkees
Let it be - The beatles
These Boots Are Made For Walking - Nancy Sinatra
Whiskey in the jar - The Dubliners
With a little help from my friends - The beatles

50s

Always on my mind - Elvis
Blue Suede Shoes - Elvis
Folsom/Ring Of Fire - Johnny Cash

Folk/Traditional

Auld Lang Syne
Canadian Barn Dance
Circassian Circle
Dashing White Sergeant
Eightsome Reel
Flying Scotsman
Gay Gordons
Military Two-Step
St Bernards Waltz
Strip The Willow
Swedish Masquerade
Virginia Reel

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