Nightingale Ceilidh Band perform traditional Irish, Scottish, English and American songs and tunes with innovation, flair and vitality. They have toured extensively and performed at a multitude of events, such as weddings, corporate events, charity galas and festivals. A fantastic party guaranteed!
Guitar/vocals and tenor banjo player form the core of the band. The accordion generally joins the band to make a trio. A traditional dance caller and additional instruments such as fiddle, flute, tin-whistle, bodhran/percussion, Scottish or Irish bagpipes, or traditional dancers are also available.
The bands most common ceilidh format consists of three musicians plus a caller who teaches the dances from ‘scratch’ - no experience needed! A ceilidh is something really different and ideal for a successful party, as it is a fun way to get families, friends and colleagues to mix and meet and because all age groups become involved.
The faster dances are an energetic work out, but Nightingale Ceilidh Band is also able to play in a relaxed romantic mood.
Rock & Pop
Tunes & Jigs
Excellent. Mick and the band were everything we expected and more. Easy to work with, professional and, more than anything, flexible. Loved their version of The Bare Necessities that we requested! Would definitely recommend.
Guys, we would like to say a massive thank you for traveling down to play at our mums funeral on Monday. Funerals are always a hard time but with you guys playing such beautiful music at the graveside and at the wake, it turned our day into a true celebration of her life. We feel so pleased with your performance... and how you learned that special song that you knew was so dear to us, especially for us, quite frankly blew my socks off. When it started to play you took me to a very special place, I cannot recommend you guys enough. There wasn’t a band we could have picked better and we look forward to having you perform for us at our wedding later next year. Thank you so much to a wonderful group of musicians/characters who made our day perfect. "Red Is The Rose" - Thank you so much for learning that for us; pure magic.
Hi Mick, just to say thanks again to you and the band for a really wonderful evening on Friday. Everyone had an amazing time. There is much interest in repeating it next summer, so I will definitely be in touch if that is the case. Many thanks.
We give you a bespoke price based on the exact location of your event. The pricing below is based on a central location for your area so you have an idea of what your price will be. The exact price will be given in the booking process after you’ve provided the location details.
Nightingale Ceilidh Band is flexible with regards personnel, instrumentation and musical style, which means they are able to tailor a band to your specific requirements. For example: a duo could be guitar/ vocals plus banjo. An accordion player may also be brought in to enlarge the band and other instruments such as fiddle, flute, tin-whistle, or bodhran/percussion can also be added. Speciality instruments such as Scottish or Irish bagpipes, bodhran (Irish drum) or traditional dancers are also available by arrangement (subject to availability and musical considerations). However, whichever line-up is chosen all members are punctual, smart and sober... but still good fun!
The fees quoted are for a trio. Contact us now to discuss adding a caller or additional musicians.