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?Yes
- 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