CeilidhDonia can provide the complete package for any function including a full Ceilidh set with all dances called, Add to that, a Pop/Rock set from the 60’s, through to today’s hits.

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Ceilidhdonia are equally comfortable at a wedding or on the big stage having played T in the Park twice as well as the Edinburgh Hogmanay Street Party on 3 occasions.
They're debut album Circadian Rhythms received critical acclaim worldwide and was album of the week on American Celtic Radio 2 weeks after it's release."

The thing that unites CeilidhDonia is their collective love of making music.  Formed in 2007, this exciting band of talented multi-instrumentalists, have travelled far and wide. As well as gigging all over the UK, they have performed in many countries including Libya, Mexico and Portugal, to name but a few.

With a vast set of over two hundred songs, proving that they have the repertoire to suit any occasion is never a problem. Their experience, ability and enthusiasm always transfers well to the audience, helping to provide that special atmosphere.

The band can provide the complete package for any function including a full Ceilidh set with all dances called, an extensive Scottish/Irish folk set featuring pipes, mandolins, bouzouki, accordion, fiddle and guitars. Add to that, a Country/Blues set and a Pop/Rock set featuring classic songs from the 60’s, through to today’s hits. You are guaranteed all tastes will be catered for. Adaptable and versatile Ceilidhdonia can tailor the set to suit any requirement.

For an occasion to remember with a distinctly Scottish flavour, it’s got to be CeilidhDonia- Ceilidh with a Kick!

What Our Clients Say About CeilidhDoniaread full testimonials

05-Oct-13, The Courtyard

Fabulous band! Their choice of music was just right for my event. Dance floor was full most of the night plus they were lovely people to deal with. Would have them back in a second.

Allison Wallace, C oatbridge

28-Jun-13, Park Lodge Hotel

We were very pleased with all aspects of their performance, arriving punctually, setting up unobtrusively & departing without fuss. They accepted any requests, kept the npise level down & were able to cater extremel...

Allan Macintyre, Stirling

23-May-13, Borthwick Castle

"The band were absolutely first class and they had the dancefloor going all night. They even let one of the guests do her songs during the interval which was amazing too.Would definitely book them again and recommen...

Julia Craig, Sao Paulo

25-Aug-12, Annabaglish Farm

Fantastic! The dance floor was full all night and nearly 2 weeks later people are still commenting how brilliant the band were. My husband and I couldnt be more pleased with CeilidhDonia I am so greatful to them for...

Eleanor McLean, brampton

03-Sep-11, Marriott Dalmahoy

Ceilidhdonia are an excellent band and everyone thoroughly enjoyed the music they played - and thanks for letting the groom play lead guitar for a song!! People who don't normally dance were on the dancefloor whi...

Catriona Mutch, Linlithgow



What can I say ceilidhdonia were absolutely fabulous!! They really made the celebrations come to life and everybody had a fantastic time (especially us!!). I have had a few enquiries since as to who they were etc s...

Emily.



Hello Dave Just a wee email to thank all you guys very much for a wonderful performance on Saturday 6th December at the Station Hotel Ellon on our wedding day. We are very grateful for you all playing a part in ou...

Stuart & Dawn Bartlet



HI Gill, Lesley here – just wanted to thank you and the guys SO much for being the best band ever. Sat night thankfully seems to have been a great success and I am just so please that everyone had a great party as...

Lesley Kidd



Thank you for all your help booking Ceilidhdonia. We were delighted with the band - they were absolutely fantastic. Dave was an exceptionally patient and amusing caller, especially as half of us didn't even know our...

James and anna stevenson.



The band went down amazingly well, everyone loved them and they gave a great, energetic performance. The mix of music suited our group really well. They even had to give in to the shouts of "encore" and play another...

Caroline Swan, Paisley



We had a fantastic day thank you, all went very smoothly and ceilidhdonia were excellent. Brilliant music, everyone joined in due to excellent direction for the dances, and they helped create a great atmosphere. Boo...

Simon and Grace Mccarthy

CeilidhDonia Songlist

Noughties-Present

All These Things That I've Done - The Killers
Chelsea Dagger - The Fratellis
Dakota - Stereophonics
Dance With Me Tonight - Olly Murs
Dancing In The Moonlight - Toploader
Galway Girl - Steve Earle
Get Lucky - Daft Punk
Get Your Rocks Off - Primal Scream
Hey Ya - Outkast
Ho Hey - The Lumineers
Make You Feel My Love - Adele
Mr. Rock N Roll - Amy Mcdonlad
One Day Like This - Elbow
Roar - Katy Perry
Star Of The County Down - Van Morrison
Time Of Your Lives - Green Day
When You Say Nothing At All - Ronan Keating

90s

Angel Of Harlem - U2
Back For Good - Take That
Don't Look Back In Anger - Oasis
Framed - Chris Knight
I Used To Love Her - Guns N' Roses
Mustang Sally - The Commitments
One - U2
Perfect 10 - Beautiful South
Picture Of You In My Life - The Cure
Proud Mary - Tina Turner
Simply The Best - Tina Turner
The Weight - The Band
Word Up - Cameo

80s

500 Miles - The Proclaimers
Bang On The Ear - The Waterboys
Copperhead Road - Steve Earle
Crazy Little Thing Called Love - Queen
Dignity - Deacon Blue
Fisherman's Blues - The Waterboys
Gimmie Some Lovin - Blues Brothers
I Won't Back Down - Tom Petty
I'm On My Way - The Proclaimers
It's A Kind Of Magic - Queen
Mony Mony - Billy Idol
Nine to Five - Dolly Parton
Purple Rain - Prince
Raggle Taggle Gypsies - The Waterboys
River Deep Mountain High - Tina Turner
Summer Of '69 - Bryan Adams
Walking On Sunshine - Katrina & The Waves
Wonderful Tonight - Eric Clapton

70s

Alright Now - Free
American Pie - Don Mclean
Come Up And See Me - Steve Harley
Darling - Frankie Millar
Gamblin Bar Room Blues - The Sensational Alex Harvey Band
Honky Tonk Woman - The Rolling Stones
Jambolai - The Carpenters
Killiecrankie - The Corries
Nutbush City Limits - Tina Turner
Shang A Lang - The Bay City Rollers
Sweet Home Alabama - Lynyrd Skynyrd
The Gambler - Kenny Rogers
When I'm Dead And Gone - Mcguiness Flint

60s

60's Songs - Various
Another Saturday Night - Sam Cooke
Bad Moon Rising - Creedence Clearwater Revival
Black Velvet Band - The Dubliners
Blues Brothers Medley - Various
Bring It On Home To Me - Sam Cooke
Brown Eyed Girl - Van Morrison
Come On Over To My Place - The Drifters
Cupid - Jonny Nash
Dancing In The Street - Martha Reeves And The Vandellas
Folsom Prison Blues - Johnny Cash
Go Lassie Go - The Clancy Brothers And Tommy Makem
Hard To Handle - Otis Redding/The Black Crows
Hi Ho Silver Lining - Jeff Beck
It’s The Same Old Song - Four Tops
Little Help From My Friends - The Beatles
Midnight Hour - Wilson Pickett
My Girl - The Temptations
Private Number - Judy Clay & William Bell
Revolution - The Beatles
Saturday Night At The Movies - The Drifters
Saw Her Standing There - The Beatles
Stand By Me - Ben E King
The Answer To Everything - Del Shannon
The Same Old Song - Four Tops
Things - Bobby Darren
Tracks Of My Tears - Smokey Robinson
Unchained Melody - Righteous Brothers
Uptight Out Of Sight - Stevie Wonder
Wild Rover - The Dubliners

50s

Hey Good Lookin - Hank Williams
Tell Me Ma - Little Walter

Folk/Traditional

Caledonia - Dougie McLean
Canadian Barn Dance
Ceilidh Set - Various
Circassian Circle
Dashing White Sergeant
Duke Of Perth
Eightsome Reel
Flower Of Scotland
Gay Gordons
Hooligans Jig
Irish Rover
Loch Lomond - Runrig
Orcadian Strip The Willow
St Bernards Waltz
Step We Gayly
Strip The Willow
Virginia Reel

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