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Nightingale Ceilidh Band

Nightingale Ceilidh Band
Location London
Starting from £624.00

Nightingale Ceilidh Band is a professional and talented ceilidh band made up of experienced and award winning musicians specialising in traditional Irish, Scottish, English and American songs. The Band have toured extensively and performed at a multitude of events, such as, weddings, corporate events, charity galas and festivals.

*Highly recommended and extremely professional band*

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Nightingale Ceilidh Band is sensitive to the occasion and responsive to the mood of the audience. If you wish they may concentrate on one particular style e.g. Scottish or Irish throughout. 

Nightingale Ceilidh Band are equally at home doing a song-based performance as they are playing tunes for a dance. Bandleader Mick built his extensive repertoire of songs during many years performing in public. Mick says, "We will gladly do requests if we know them and I'll even try to learn a new song if there's time". Mick continued, "There is no formal set list because we really enjoy working with the audience, finding out what's popular and 'going with the flow'."

Main Set

  • As I Roved Out (Christy)
  • Auld Lang Syne
  • Back Home in Derry
  • Band Played Waltzing Matilda
  • Black is the Colour
  • Black Velvet Band
  • Bold Grenadier
  • Bonny Ship the Diamond
  • Both Sides the Tweed
  • Caledonia
  • Clare to Here
  • Cliffs of Doneen
  • Cockles & Mussels
  • Come by the Hills
  • Danny Boy
  • Dark Island
  • Dirty Old Town
  • Far away in Australia
  • Fiddlers Green
  • Fields of Athenry
  • Fleur of Scotland
  • Foggy Dew
  • Galway Shawl
  • I'll Tell My Ma
  • Irish Rover
  • Jambalaya
  • Lakes of Ponchartrain
  • Last thing on my mind
  • Leaving of Liverpool
  • Lights of London
  • McAlpine's Fuseliers
  • Mountain Dew
  • Muirsheen Duirkin
  • My Lovely Rose of Clare
  • Nancy Spain
  • Only our Rivers run Free
  • Ordinary Man
  • Peggy Gordon
  • Queen Jane
  • Ride On
  • Sean South
  • Seven Drunken Nights
  • Spancil Hill
  • Star of the County Down
  • Sweet Sixteen
  • Sweet Thames Flow Softly
  • Tipping it up to Nancy
  • Town I Love so well
  • Waltzing for Dreamers
  • Whiskey in the Jar
  • Whistling Gypsy Rover The
  • Wild Colonial Boy
  • Wild Rover
  • Will you go Lassie Go
  • Willie McBride

Rock / Pop

  • All My Loving
  • American Pie
  • Amorillo
  • Annie's Song
  • Brown Eyed Girl
  • Can't buy me love
  • Country Roads
  • Dance the Night Away
  • From Me To You
  • Galway Girl
  • Hallelujah
  • Hey Good Lookin
  • I just called to say I love you
  • I'll never find another you
  • Love is the sweetest thing
  • Return to Sender
  • Summer Holiday
  • Twist & Shout / La Bamba
  • World of Our Own
  • Yesterday

Other songs

  • Banks of the Ohio
  • Boys from the County Armagh
  • Bunch of Thyme
  • City of Chicago
  • Curragh of Kildare
  • Dublin in the Rare Old Times
  • Fare The Well Inneskillen
  • Farewell My Green Valleys
  • Get Back
  • Hokey Cokey
  • Isle of Tears
  • Little Drummer
  • Marie's Wedding
  • My own dear Galway Bay
  • Rattling Bog
  • Roll in My Sweet Baby's Arms
  • Rose, The
  • Sam Hall
  • She Moved Through The Fair
  • Take me Home to Mayo
  • Welcoming Paddy Home
  • Willie and Mary

Tunes

Nightingale Ceilidh Band have an extensive repertoire of traditional tunes. Here's a few favorites:

  • Arkansas Traveller
  • Ashokan Farewell
  • Athol Highlanders
  • Banish Misfortune
  • Banshee
  • Barren Rocks of Aden
  • Behind the Haystack
  • Blackthorne Stick
  • Blarney Pilgrim
  • Bluebell Polka
  • Boston Two Step: MacNamara's Band: Nellie The Elephant
  • Boys of Ballisodare
  • Boys of Bluehill
  • Bucks of Oranmore
  • Calliopie House
  • Cliffs of Moher
  • Cock of the North (Auntie Mary)
  • Coleraine
  • College Hornpipe (Sailors Hornpipe)
  • Congress
  • Connaughtman's Rambles
  • Cooley's
  • Cronin's
  • Cup of tea
  • Dark Eyes
  • Dashing White Sergeant
  • Dennis Murphy's
  • Dingle regatta
  • Donnybrook Fair
  • Drowsy Maggie
  • Drunken Piper
  • Duke of Leinster
  • Duke of Perth
  • Dundee Glasgow Aberdeen: Road & The Miles to Dundee: I Belong to Glasgow: Northern Lights of Old Aberdeen
  • Dusty Windowsill
  • Earl's Chair
  • Fairy Dance
  • Farewell To Erin
  • Father O'Flynn
  • Fisher's Hornpipe
  • Flowers of Edinburgh
  • Foxhunters
  • Galway Hornpipe
  • Golden Keyboard
  • Gravel Walks
  • Guaracha Walz: Come o'er the Stream Charlie: Break: Red Red Rose: Break: Skye Boat Song: Break: Comin' through the Rye
  • Hag at The Churn
  • Harvest Home
  • Haste to the Wedding
  • High Reel
  • Hunter's Purse
  • I wanna be near you/Aupres de ma Blonde
  • Irish Washerwoman
  • Jenny's Chicken's
  • Jig of Slurs
  • Julia Delaney
  • June Apple
  • Kangeroo Polka
  • Kate Dalrymple
  • Kathleen's Waltz
  • Keel Row
  • Kesh
  • Kid on the Mountain
  • King of the Fairies
  • La Bastrange
  • Lads of Laoise
  • Lady Ann Montgomery
  • Laird of Drumblair
  • Lark in the Morning
  • Lilting Banshee
  • Log Cabin Set
  • Longford Collector (2nd of Tarbolton Set)
  • Maggie in the Wood
  • Maguire & Pattersons
  • Maid behind the Bar
  • Margarets Waltz
  • Marino Waltz
  • Martin Wynns No 1 & No 2
  • Mason's Apron
  • Maudabawn Chapel
  • Merry Blacksmith
  • Millers Reel
  • Miss McLeods
  • Morrisons
  • Mountain Road
  • Mr O'Connor
  • Munster Buttermilk (Behind the Haystack)
  • Musical Priest
  • My Love is but a Lassie yet
  • My Love is Like a red Red Rose
  • Never On a Sunday
  • New Rigged Ship
  • Nine Points of Roguery
  • O'Carolan's Welcome
  • Off to California
  • Orange & Blue (The Big Broon Coo)
  • Otters Den
  • Out on the Ocean
  • Over the Moor to Maggie
  • Peter Street/Timor the Tartar
  • Phoenix
  • Pinch of Snuff
  • Planxty Irwin
  • Ragtime Annie
  • Rakes of Kildare
  • Rakes of Mallow
  • Rakish Paddy
  • Rambling Pitchfork
  • Rattling Bog
  • Red Haired Boy/Little Beggarman
  • Rights of Man
  • Rocky Road to Dublin
  • Rose in the Heather
  • Saddle the Pony
  • Sailor's Bonnet (3rd of Tarbolton Set)
  • Sally Gardens
  • Scotland the Brave
  • Sean Ryan's
  • Ships are Sailing
  • Si Bheag Si Mhor
  • Silver Spear
  • Skye Boat Song
  • Sligo Maid
  • Soldiers Joy 
  • Spanish Lady
  • Spider in the Bog
  • St Annes
  • St Bernards Waltz: After the Ball is Over
  • Star of Munster
  • Statten Island
  • Swallows Tail
  • Swedish Masquerade
  • Sweet Georgia Brown
  • Tam Linn
  • Tarbolton (1st of Tarbolton Set)
  • Teetotallers
  • Tennessee Waltz
  • Tenpenny Bit
  • The Rose Tree
  • Timor the Tartar/Peter Street
  • Toss the Feathers
  • Tripping up the Stairs
  • Trumpet Hornpipe (Captain Pugwash)
  • Turkey in the Straw
  • Whiskey Before Breakfast
  • Wise Maid
  • Wonderful Copenhagen/After the ball
  • Yellow Tinker

Dances
A ceilidh or barn dance is an evening of informal traditional dancing. Perfect for a wedding or party, it is suitable for all ages and provides a great way for people to mix and socialize. The faster dances are an energetic work out, and Nightingale Ceilidh Band also play in a more relaxed romantic mood.Our callers teach the dances from scratch - no experiencenecessary! Everyone will have a good time! Mistakes are half the fun of it! 

  • Barn Dance
  • Big Set
  • Bridge of Athlone
  • Circassian Circle
  • Circle Waltz
  • Cumberland Square Eights
  • Dashing White Sergeant
  • Gay Gordons
  • Hokey Cokey
  • I Want To Be Near You
  • Seige Of Ennis
  • Strip The Willow
  • Virginia Reel