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Iron Broo Ceilidh Band

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Great professional ceilidh band ideal for a Scottish Wedding that you want people to have fond memories of. Different sizes of band for different venues and budgets. One to 6 pieces and a DJ option.
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Type of Performer(s) or Business

Other Type of Performer
Solo Musician

Style of Music

Ceilidh Irish / Traditional
Other Style of Music

Primary Instrument(s)

Complete Band
Other Instruments
Full Description
Here is an example of options we can offer. Our Service: We’ll play up to a maximum of four hours ceilidh which is more than enough for most people. (e.g. from 8pm till midnight), taking a short break during the evening buffet. We can call all the dances from the floor with a radio microphone so that all guests can join in regardless of experience. We can also sing some folk songs to break up the dancing if needed. We come with all our own great sounding P.A. and lighting when appropriate for that extra something. All our electrical equipment is PAT tested and we have our own public liability insurance. Our Reputation: As a full time professional musician you can be assured of the best attention in both musicianship and service. Please see the glowing third party reviews on our website and listen to some live audio clips for an accurate representation of the music. We are currently ranked no.1 out of 578 bands across the UK on FreeIndex. We have a vast experience in playing wedding and festivals including 7 appearances at T in the Park ceilidh tent. Click here for the reviews or paste in your browser - We never disappoint  :-) Solo to 5 piece band available. Disco option:  We also offer an optional Disco package we'd put on for the last hour till 1am and during the break or as you require, giving you up to a total 5 hours of music. if required the Disco is £180 in addition to any line up and covers also the cost of putting together any playlist you have in advance. If you wish to connect an iPod during our break rather than having the disco, no problem. We don’t charge extra for this.

Personal Message from the Manager

Name of Wedding Contact: Charlie Abel
You are in safe hands with us. Book as early as possible and we will deliver a fantastic ceilidh for your night, people will be talking about it for years to come.


Year Business Was Established
No. of Weddings Hosted
More than 50
Public Liability Insurance
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Married in November 2017
December 2017
my dad's 60th in Perthshire
Charlie performed at my dad's 60th in Perthshire, there were 100 people there and everyone thoroughly enjoyed the music and singing. We thoroughly enjoyed the ceilidh. Co...
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Philippa MAckie
Married in November 2017
December 2017
July wedding
We hired Charlie and his amazing 3-piece band for our wedding in July 2017. They were absolutely fantastic providing a ceilidh all night long for people who were experien...
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John Sherwood
Married in November 2017
December 2017
We had Iron Broo play at our wedding in October 2017 and we thought they were brilliant. Our guests all had a great time, and one couple have asked for the bands contact ...
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Charlotte Litherland
Married in November 2017
December 2017
Truly Awesome!
They were truly AWESOME! Everyone commented on how fabulous they were. We had a lot of non-ceilidh dancers, and they called the dances and got everyone on their feet and ...
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Cameron Leel
Married in November 2017
December 2017
Everything your want!
Cameron Leel Alford 19 Nov 2017 Iron Broo played at our wedding in July 2017 with 3 piece band and disco. They made the night, we'd highly recommend them! My wife and I ...
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Sandra Bauwens
Married in November 2017
December 2017
We will Cherish Dearly!
Iron Broo played for our Golden Wedding Party and we had a most successful evening. Charlie played music that got everyone dancing and with his direction showed the guest...
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Location & Contact Details


29 Redmoss Road, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, AB12 3JD, Scotland

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Aberdeen Dyce

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Press & Awards

Press & Awards (1)

No.1 UK band out of 580 on Free Index

Accreditations / Associations (1)

Musicians Union - FSB - Business for Scotland

Industry Awards (1)

Came second in Scottish ceilidh band competition 2004. (we was robbed)

What is your most memorable wedding?

My own one in Italy. I got some friends to play our ceilidh in Lecce. There was free wine all night and the band didn't start till 1am after 5 hours of eating. Free wine to Scots couldn't be refused of course and they were playing for free. The fiddle player got rather drunk and collapsed during our first dance. The second fiddle took over and we had a fantastic night. I keep threatining to put our wedding video on YouTube.

Describe your style in 5 adjectives.

Professional, grounded, friendly, musical, quality.

What about your business are you most proud of?

It's mine. It's my life and my passion.

What is your No. 1 wedding planning tip for couples?

Don't get stressed.

What is your favourite personal touch you have seen at a wedding?

Dairy lea sandwiches in the buffet.

Describe your typical process with a couple.

Booking agreed, contract sent, deposit paid, payment a week before date, any special requests and times confirmed. A great night.

What makes a romantic first dance?

a couples dance.

What is your number one floor-filler?

Orcadian strip the willow.

Which band from the past would you most like to have been part of?

Silly Wizard

What is the soundtrack to your life?

Shoenberg JAzz suite no.2