Region Covered: Any – previously played in Malta (5 times, Gozo, St Julians, Mgarr), Italy (twice, Rome/Tuscany), France (8 times: Bordeaux/Paris/Toulouse/Nice/Montpellier), Majorca (twice), Portugal, Dubai (Al Ain), Sweden (Zurich), Germany (Hamburg), Jersey, Scotland, as well as the UK.
Language: Licence to Ceilidh have callers who can speak Italian & French.
Music Repertoire: Licence to Ceilidh put a fresh twist on traditional tunes and dances by combining them with a modern, contemporary rhythm that no one can resist dancing to.
“Young, Energetic, Professional Ceilidh Band available to put a unique spin on your wedding reception and get all your guests up dancing!”
Licence to Ceilidh are a modern and funky ceilidh band that specialise in providing unique wedding entertainment! We combine tradition tunes and dances with modern grooves and can even offer a set of pop cover songs after the ceilidh!
The dancing is all lead by our expert Caller and is suitable for complete beginners or a mixed crowd. We also have experience in working with international crowds. What we do is all geared up to be fun and inclusive.
We do a lot of Scottish and Irish evenings as it’s great to add a touch of home to your destination wedding! But we also perform for a lot of wedding’s where couple’s just want something different for their reception and for their guests to enjoy!
We’re a UK based band but regularly perform across Europe, having played for weddings in Malta (5 times), Italy (twice), France (8 times), Majorca (twice), Portugal, Dubai, Sweeden, Germany, Jersey & Scotland. So we have lots of experience with traveling for bookings and also working with an international crowd.
We offer a range of line-up options for bookings abroad to suit the size and style of your wedding and also your budget and offer all inclusive prices included all expenses, giving you less to worry about or organise!
“Dear Licence to Ceilidh (we would include all the names but it could take up a lot of the card!) Thank you so much for making our wedding day such a special occasion. Needless to say, our guests have been waxing lyrical about how good the ceilidh was & the fun that they had. It was never in doubt to us how fantastic it would be by having you to entertain us & have our guests work off the wedding breakfast a little! We wish you all the best for the future & thanks again.”
Mark & Victoria
“Just a note to say thank you so much for play at our wedding. We had such a fantastic night and so many people have said how much they enjoyed the music and the dancing. The band were great and the caller was really good fun. We appreciated the correspondence from Ali and all her help n answering our questions before the day. Thanks for making our wedding even more special and memorable!”
Rob & Laura
“Dear Ali, Dawn and I wanted to say a very big thank you for the performance of you and the band at our wedding. It made for the perfect end to a perfect day – everyone was up and dancing, particularly for the Strip the Willow – and lots of people told us that they though you guys were great! We wish you and the rest of the band all the very best for the future, Best Wishes.”
Peter & Dawn
Licence to Ceilidh – Hot Tip
Our top tip is to always book a band direct rather than through a music agency or price comparison website to save yourself 20% or more off the price! You’ll also get a more personal service if you liaise directly with one of the musicians.
Licence to Ceilidh – Special Offer
15% discount from all services if you enquire through Weddings Abroad Guide.
20% discount for all non-Saturday weddings, Friday’s, Sundays or midweek dates.
To find out more and to take advantage of this great offer please register your interest on the contact form below, quoting “weddings Abroad Guide Special “Offer”.
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Licence to Ceilidh are a young, energetic professional Ceilidh band with over 14 years experience. Based in the UK, they specialise in wedding entertainment and corporate functions both at home and abroad. As a top London Ceilidh band, their clients include the BBC, Channel 4, E4, ITV, UKTV, Sting and more.
As full-time, professional musicians from a wide variety of musical backgrounds, Licence to Ceilidh make great use of having such an eclectic group of band members. Offering a wide variety of musical extras, they can make music and dance suggestions for every part of your day – from ceremony to reception to post Ceilidh disco! Having a Ceilidh is the perfect icebreaker and provides an evening of fun entertainment and guided dancing! .