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Live entertainment & wedding bands in Edinburgh

More commonly recognised as a historical and cultural site, Edinburgh has quietly developed into a world class cosmopolitan city, while also managing to maintain a certain air of authority – due, in part, to its capital status. The shortbread era is slowly being left behind however, with its annual comedy, book and film festivals all helping to achieve a new and hip image, Edinburgh is understandably a very popular and exciting place for couples to host their wedding events and celebrations.

Music For Scotland’s premises are based in the heart of Edinburgh's new town at 9-10 St. Andrews square, just off Princes Street and we can provide high quality...

  • Wedding Bands
  • Ceilidh bands
  • String quartets
  • Harpists
  • Tribute bands
  • Musicians
  • Discos
  • Pipers

...for weddings, birthday parties, corporate events, anniversaries, and charity balls in Midlothian. So whether you are looking for a wedding band in Edinburgh for your big day or something a little bit more leftfield for your special event, contact us to book a wedding band and discuss the options that we can offer.

If you are looking for live music entertainment for your wedding reception checkout our wedding & function bands section. We have recently invested in filming our wedding bands in High Definition video so you can now see and hear all of our wedding bands with a view to making the booking process a whole lot easier for you.

Once you have made a decision on the type of entertainment you would like you can then relax in the knowledge that we will take care of everything from dealing with contracts to dealing with song requests etc. Music For Scotland has supplied wedding bands and entertainment in all the major hotels and venues including The Balmoral Hotel, The Roxburghe Hotel, Dalhousie Castle, and the Norton House Hotel.

If you want to hire a wedding band, ceilidh band, disco, string quartet, harpist or a specialist music act all we will require is a description of your event, date and venue and the type of entertainment you require then you can leave the rest to us.

To contact us just call for an informal chat on 0131 718 6069 or email us at


Featured Scottish Wedding Bands


Franco are the classic rock and roll combination of bass, drums and guitar with superb vocals, outrageously talented, they have the ability to transform your wedding reception into something special.

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Franco performed at our reception on 4th September 2016, and weeks later guests are still contacting me stating how awesome the band were. Craig and the guys answered all of our questions promptly ...


Goldstar are a young, vibrant 6 piece band that boast exceptional male and female lead vocals with a setlist that will guarantee to keep your dancefloor all night . Not only that the band can perform live ceilidh with caller to add a more traditional flavour to your evening.

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Everyone had a great night and the feedback I received about the wedding always included how good the band were, absolutely fantastic.


Kickback are a Young, contemporary and versatile party band with a vast play list of modern chart hits,The four piece band line up consists of, Male Lead Vocals/Guitar,Vocals and acoustic guitar, Bass Guitar and Drums.

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I booked Kickback for my sons wedding at Craigsanquhar hotel, I contacted Richard who was great to deal with and nothing was too much trouble for them, the bride gave a list of songs from their pla...

The Stylists

The Stylists are a 5 piece band fronted by fantastic male and female vocalists.Covering music across the decades from Katy Perry, Maroon 5, Lady Antebellum to Stevie wonder and Aretha Franklin the Stylists have it all covered to make your night one that you will never forget.

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The Stylists were excellent. Ann-Marie was such a pleasure to deal with and the whole band were very accommodating and fantastic on the night. Thank you very much!

The Jets

The Jets are one of Scotlands hardest-working and most successful live covers bands. Building their reputation on attention to musical detail and consistently outstanding performances.

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Approachable and professional. Tried to accommodate our requests where possible. Kept dance floor full. Thank you!

The Apollos

The Apollos combine five experienced and passionate musicians to create an unforgettable live music performance for your special occasion. Featuring violin, electric/acoustic guitar, drums, bass and keyboards, the band’s eclectic repertoire provides something for all musical tastes.

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The apollos were fantastic, every guest has asked where we got such a great band. The dance floor was busy all night and they knew exactly what songs to play to keep everyone dancing. They learned ...

The Vinyls

The Vinyls are a skilled five piece band who deliver a fresh and energetic set of classic, old and current Rock, Pop, Soul, RNB, Electronica , Britpop, Reggae and Dance favourites.

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The vinyls were a great addition to our wedding. We have had lots of feedback from our guests saying the band was GREAT! They played our first dance song as requested. We will definitely be recomme...

White Doves

White Doves are a cool modern band playing songs that everyone will love. With modern day classics making them fresh and exciting alongside some well-chosen hits of yesterday this band will ensure everyone has a good time.

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My husband and I plus all the guests commented on how excellent the band were and played a variety of music that suited the occasion perfectly. All the band members were very friendly and Amy was f...

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

The Strides

The Strides have an exciting sound from a broad range of influences, their repertoire is extensive and the band can tailor their playlist to your specific requests and requirements for any type of event.

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The Strides were just fantastic, from the first dance to the last the dance floor was full, great energy and the music was just brill. Loved them!


Superhouse are a fantastic young four piece band, playing the perfect mix of music for all occasions. Their energy and professional performance always guarantee a full dancefloor.

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They adjusted the music to how the night was going, and technically they are excellent which a lot of people have commented on. Andy has been a great help to us by coming to our wedding earlier on ...