Ceilidh Band Newcastle
Ceilidh Band Newcastle

Example DJ Playlist

This page is intended to help starting off a disco playlist with some really good tunes to get everyone dancing after the Ceilidh. DISCO Playlist

North East Soiree winner for Music

Ceilidh Band with caller and DJ in the North East of England

Ceilidh Knights

Matfen Hall, Northumberland
Photo: Alan Mason Photography

Ceilidh Knights are one of the North East leading professional and fun ceilidh bands. The ceilidh band was formed in the North East in 2002 when Gordon (the caller) relocated here from Scotland where he had been running Ceilidhs since the late 1980s. Ceilidhs are a great fun way to start a party and are especially good for weddings where 2 sides of the family and friends may not know each other. A Ceilidh is a fun way of getting everyone to mix and just get that party started straight after the 1st dance. Full demonstrations and instructions are given for every dance and it doesn't matter if the moves are all perfect or not, just so long as everyone has a go and joins in the fun.

Ceilidh Knights provides music for weddings, parties, birthdays, functions and corporate events. From the North East's largest castles, hotels and stately homes, to village halls and marquees, Ceilidh Knights have performed in well over 300 venues around Newcastle, Northumberland, Durham and North Yourkshire.

Consisting of an experienced Scottish caller with well over 30 years of Ceilidh demonstrating experience, fiddle, keyboards and drums, Ceilidh Knights provides the perfect ceilidh experience for experienced Ceilidh goers or complete novices keen to have a go. In addition to traditional and modern ceilidh music, the players can play popular, Ballroom and Modern Sequence Dance music giving the opportunity for a mix of musical styles to please a variety of tastes followed by our live covers band, DJ or even Karaoke if you really must.

Ceilidh Knights at Durham Castle

Strip the Willow in Durham Castle
Photo: Alan Mason Photography

Booking Form

Please download our Booking Form
as a pdf version or a Word .doc version

Contact Us

Please contact Gordon using the form below and please include the event date and venue so we can check our availability.
Alternatively, call on 01388 327 202 or 07768 323 832 to discuss your requirements.






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Ceilidh Knights in a Tipi

Ceilidh Knights at a Ceilidh in a Tipi in a small clearing in the middle of in a wood. Electric power from small generator.