ALBA-DONIA ARE A SCOTTISH CEILIDH PARTY BAND, BASED IN SOUTHERN SCOTLAND BUT TRAVEL ALL OVER THE WORLD.
THE BAND CONSISTS OF ACCORDION, DRUMS, GUITAR AND FIDDLE WITH A PROFESSIONAL DANCE CALLER AND SINGER FROM WITHIN THE BAND.
THE BAND PLAY AN UP TO DATE MIX OF SCOTTISH, IRISH AND ENGLISH CEILIDH DANCES.
AND IF YOUR LEGS GET A WEE BIT TIRED OF THE ENERGETIC CEILIDH DANCING, THE BAND HAVE A HUGE REPETIORE OF COVER SONGS FROM 50S TO PRESENT DAY AS WELL AS SCOTTISH AND IRISH FOLK SONGS.
THE BAND ALSO OFFER A DISCO/DJ PACKAGE ON REQUEST.
BOOK TODAY... YOU WON'T BE DISAPPOINTED
Please, describe your act or business in on sentence:
Ceilidh band with dance caller and optional disco/dj package
What are the highlights of your career?
We have played all over the world so a few to mention haha.
What is your competitive advantage (special features)?
All the musicians writhing the band are highly skilled entertainers and musicians
What kind of events do you usually serve?
Anything from weddings, Corporate events to birthdays and shed warmings!
Who are your previous clients?
Scottish rugby Edinburgh rugby Bank of Ireland Melrose 7s Carlisle Utd Royal college of doctors Edinburgh uni Strathclyde uni Newcastle uni To name a few
How can event planners pay for your services?
Bank transfer, cash, etc etc.
How long do you play for?
Up to 4 hours... more can be arranged beforehand
Do you have your own PA and lighting?
We have a great sound system and lighting
Do you have Public Liability Insurance and PAT tested equipment?
How much space do you require?
We can adjust to any space.
My favourite tune is not on your list. Will you be able to play it?
Of course just let us know before hand
How many breaks do you take? How long are they?
Usually a 30 min break. But always have background music playing.
CEILIDH DANCES :-
STRIP THE WILLOW
DASHING WHITE SERGEANT
ST BERNARDS WALTZ
MILITARY TWO STEP
CANADIAN BARN DANCE
ORCADIAN STRIP THE WILLOW
SCOTTISH/IRISH SONGS (SAMPLE)
DIRTY OLD TOWN - POGUES
CALEDONIA - DOUGIE MACLEAN
WALKING ON THE WAVES - SKIPINNISH
WILD MOUNTAIN THYME
HILLS OF DONEGAL - GOATS DON'T SHAVE
COVERS - SAMPLE
BROWN EYED GIRL - VAN MORRISON
STUCK IN THE MIDDLE - STEELERS WHEEL
WALK OF LIFE - DIRE STAIGHTES
USE SOMEBODY - KINGS OF LEON
HUMAN - KILLERS
SHUT UP AND DANCE- WALK THE MOON
THE GAMBLER - KENNY RODGERS