The ceilidh dance Virginia Reel is one of Ceilidh Tree’s all time favourites. We usually include it early on in a set as it’s so quick to teach and also helps us start with a bit of a bang. The dramatic formation with two long lines and that crucial final gallop in the Virginia Reel
They can pipe in guests for a wedding, during a meal, pipe in the haggis for a Burns Nights or provide a rousing tune to accompany you down the aisle.
They are also available for wakes, funerals and other formal occasions.
What songs can our Bagpipers perform?
Our bagpipers perform well loved tunes like; Atholl Highlanders, Mairi’s Wedding, Scotland the Brave, When the Battle’s O’er, Lochanside, The Wee Highland Laddie, Old Rustic Bridge, Cock of the North, Arrive In Style from Arizona, Glendaruel Highlanders, Highland Cathedral, and Amazing Grace… to name a few!
We are happy to take requests!
'The band were fantastic and the caller was outstanding. All of our Scottish guests were mightily impressed by their authenticity, as well as their energy. The transition to the disco was seamless.' - Helen Ost, Oct 2019
'As a Scotsman, who has hired a number of ceilidh bands over the years, I can say that Ceilidh Tree are just brilliant. Authentic, fun, accommodating. You really won't find a better band.' - Craig Scott, Oct 2018
Ceilidh Band & Bagpipes Combo
Need A Ceilidh Band & Piper Combo?
If you’re looking for a fab ceilidh band with your bagpipes look no further!
We love Scottish dances like Dashing White Sergeant, Gay Gordons, Virginia Reel, Riverside and Cumberland Square Eight and love a lively Strip The Willow to finish!
We start off with easy dances and then progress based on dancing ability. We can include slower dances like St Bernards Waltz, or trickier reels like the Eightsome if guests are more experienced.