21 of the best wedding bands in Scotland 2018

Advertising FeatureFinding a fantastic wedding band in Scotland that you trust to get the party started can be a tough one to tick off the To Do list, but fear not! Hireaband, the UK’s entertainment experts, can make finding and booking your wedding band and entertainment easy.

Take a look (and a listen) at their top 21 wedding bands available to book in Scotland right now! 

 

Cassien

Cassien is the product of five extremely talented musicians joining forced with one goal in mind: to make your event unforgettable.

Whether it’s the beauty of a double bass, a sultry sax solo, female and male vocals or an improvised guitar solo you’re looking for, Cassien have it all.

Enquire about booking Cassien for your wedding

 

Chart Society

Chart Society believe that their audiences shouldn’t be faced with the same old wedding and function band clichés. This is a proper rock ‘n roll band that just so happens to play at weddings!

Although all in their twenties, their collective CV show achievements of over 10 years in the industry. The antidote to the typical wedding band!

Check if Chart Society is available to play at your wedding

 

Circus

Circus are the real deal, a Scottish wedding band supergroup made up of some of the finest musicians in the country. Limited dates are now available for possibly the coolest wedding band there is.

Tight harmonies, charismatic lead vocals, a powerhouse rhythm section, a multi-talented keys player and a simply unbelievable guitarist make Circus stand out.

Find out if Circus is available to play at your wedding

 

Classic Noir

Classic Noir is made up of professional musicians with an enviable track record of successful weddings, this is the band to book when you want to impress.

A fully live five-piece band that really knows how to fill a dancefloor, they’ll cover all musical tastes and can provide first class ceilidh!

Enquire about booking Classic Noir for your wedding

 

Emma Ochia

Emma, in conjunction with her dedicated DJ, can entertain your guests all night with a huge mix of material.

As the star of her own Motown and Divas tribute shows, she’ll wow your guests with the sounds of The Temptations and Diana Ross.

Book Emma for your own wedding day

 

Heavy Feathers

You’re looking at probably the best value for money band in the UK right now, then Heavy Feathers are the real deal, a talented, all love four-piece band with tons of experience.

If your wedding is taking place within a couple of hours of their base in Kilmarnock, you’ll pay less than £1,000.

Book Heavy Feathers for your own wedding day

 

One Night Stand

We pride ourselves in blinding ceilidh set featuring live fiddles and accordion from our multi-instrumental line up. In effect, you’re getting two bands for the price of one.

They’re happy to learn your first dance with enough notice and it’s likely that we’ll have played in your venue before.

Like the sound of One Night Stand? Book them for your own wedding

 

Papa Shandy and The Drams

You’ll get a huge selection of fantastic songs, from Mumford and Sons through to SC/DC, all with the signature Papa Shandy Scottish/Irish folk sound. They also perform a strong selection of traditional and contemporary Irish tunes.

Fancy some ceilidh? You won’t hear a more dynamic set from any band in the country!

Book Papa Shandy and The Drams for your wedding reception

 

Real Easy

With music from the 50s right up until current times, Real Easy have something for everyone to enjoy. If you fancy a DJ option, the band can include this at no extra charge.

If you want a ceilidh then the band can call on Mhairi Marwick; she plays a mean fiddle and can call the ceilidh for those guests who might be a bit rusty.

Enquire about Real Easy if you’d like them to play at your wedding

 

SHEB

These four lads from East Kilbride have a huge repertoire of great tunes at their disposal, and with their high energy performances, they’ve pretty much become the perfect Scottish wedding band.

The band features drums, bass, guitar, keyboards and vocals. They’ll play classic floor-fillers that everyone loves while keeping their play list bang up to date.

Ask about SHEB’s availability for your wedding

 

Sneaky Treacle

Sneaky Treacle are not the usual boy band cheesy wannabes that can be hard to avoid. These are real musicians with a pride in what they do.

The band have invested heavily in new equipment and lighting, which means that you’ll always hear and see them at their best.

Sound good? Find out if Sneaky Treacle are available for your day

 

Strange Bru

Strange Bru is the band to hire if you want your wedding to be extra-special! They can accommodate a 20/30-minute ceilidh set and a professional DJ service too.

The band cares about filling dancefloors and entertaining your guests, so you can be sure of a fun night.

Book Strange Bru for your wedding reception

 

Sultans of Fling

A Frenchman, an Italian and a Scot went into a pub… and several hours (and drams) later, The Sultans of Fling were born.
You can expect great music, including ceilidh, with an experienced ceilidh caller – you just might find that the accents vary. It could be Scottish, French or Italian!

Enquire about having Sultans of Fling as your wedding band

 

The Jack Dames

The Jack Dames are a Glasgow wedding band with more talent than you can shake a stick at.

They’ll play a short ceilidh set complete with live bagpipes and, if you like the sound of brass, Mike in the band is a superb sax player!

Find out if The Jack Dames are available to play at your wedding

 

The Kilts

Scotland’s freshest and finest wedding band, The Kilts are distinctively Scottish and can deliver a set of great pop and rock tunes.

The band are all from the same family, so have a great rapport, and you can rest assured that they’ll have your guests up swinging their kilts in no time!

Find out about The Kilts availability for your wedding

 

The MacDonald Brothers

This duo shot to fame on the UK’s most popular talent show The X Factor back in 2006 and now based in Scotland, are available to hire for your wedding!

With all of their experience, you can expect a slick and professional show.

Book The MacDonald Brothers for your own wedding

 

The Scoundrels

The master blenders of traditional Irish and Scottish music with a pop/rock twist, The Scoundrels are the opposite of the stereotypical cheesy wedding band.

The band is made up of real career musicians, combining drums and cajon, bass, fiddles, guitars and banjos with the raspy vocals of one of Scotland’s finest singers.

Enquire about The Scoundrels availability

 

The StereoBeats

A Glasgow-based band who have been preforming together since 2006, this group appeals to all age groups and music style preferences.

Daytime options are also available due to the flexibility of the band members, from keyboards and sax to vocals and acoustic guitar.

Find out more about hiring The StereoBeats for your big day

 

The Trueloves

This band is constantly evolving and updating their repertoire to reflect not only current hits, but classic dancefloor fillers from the last 40 years.

Individually, they are established musicians who have played with some of the finest bands in the country before coming together to form a super-group.

Find out if The Trueloves are available on your wedding date

 

Wireless

Wireless tick all of the boxes on any checklist for an entertaining wedding band.

These multi-talented guys use the finest equipment money can buy and are vastly experienced in all kinds of events, with a level of fun and guest interaction that lots of other bands can’t match.

Find out more about hiring Wireless for your reception

 

Yacht Rock Crew

The crew are self-confessed saviours of soft rock, and musicians to the highest of standards.

This wedding band are booked by the most discerning of couples who want to really stand out. The boys are bringing back a golden era of music, playing hits from the 70s and 80s.

Book Yacht Rock Crew for your wedding