Here we have some example videos where you can watch us at live gigs. We demonstrate every dance and then encourage as many people as possible onto the floor and all walk through the steps together before the band plays and our caller (Gordon) continues to give instructions for as long as is required - until most people have got the hang of it.
The Ceilidh Knights band playing The Dashing White Sergeant at a wedding at Le Petit Chateau in Otterburn, Northumberland. This is a good example of dancing as many of the guests are from Bonnie Scotland and have been Ceilidh dancing since their early school days. Gordon calling and playing keyboards, Jonathan on fiddle and Les on Drums.
This is an except from Andrew and Sarah's wedding in the Treehouse in Alnwick Gardens with short sections of Strip the Willow, Gay Gordons, Dashing White Sergeant, st Bernards Waltz, Virginia Reel and Canadian Barn dance. This is a good example of dancing as most of the guests have been to many Ceilidhs and know the steps.
Gordon calling and playing keyboards, Jonathan on fiddle, Amanda on bass and Steve on Drums.
In this video the Ceilidh is followed by our own Party Covers Band to finish the night off.
Ceilidh - 1.Virginia Reel, 2.Canadian Barn Dance
Covers - 1.Nine to Five, 2.Valerie, 3.I Wanna Be Like You, 4.I Will Survive, 5.Everybody Needs Somebody To Love, 6.La Bamba-Do You Love Me-Let's Twist Again-Twist and Shout Medley
This is an except from Alison and Andy's wedding in a Tipi with short sections of Gay Gordons, st Bernards Waltz, The Swedish Masquerade and Strip the Willow. Along with the Ceilidh, the band merged into our Party Band performing well known covers by adding vocals and guitar, the rest of the Ceilidh Band team swap instruments for a completely different band sound. Covers are:- 9 to 5, Mamma Mia, Summer of '69, I Will Survive, Mr Brightside, Johnny B.Goode compilation
Ceilidh - Gordon(calling & keyboards) Dave(fiddle) Amanda(bass) & Steve(drums)
Covers - Toni(vocals) Phil(vocals & guitar) Dave(mandolin) Amanda(sax) Gordon(bass) & Steve(drums)
The same team can provide String Quartet for the ceremony and drinks reception in the afternoon and then the Ceilidh and Covers Band followed by DJ till midnight.
Here we are playing as a String Quartet during the drinks reception at a wedding in Ellingham Hall followed by Ceilidh and then Covers band
STRING QUARTET: 1.Can't Take My Eyes off You 2.Stand By Me 3.I've Got You Under My Skin 4.It Must Be Love
CEILIDH BAND: 1.Gay Gordons 2.Canadian Barn Dance 3.Swedish Masquerade 4.Cumberland Reel
COVERS BAND: 1.Crocodile Rock 2.Brown Eyed Girl 3.Mr. Brightside
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