Rocky Modern Ceilidh & Covers

Scotland’s Liveliest – Best Selection of Music

Wedding, Ceilidh, Party, Corporate Specialists

When only the best will do

The Cutting Edge is one of Scotland’s liveliest Wedding and Ceilidh Bands and is the perfect entertainment for any special event playing a contemporary mix of rocky ceilidh dances with modern covers. We guarantee to fill the floor on every occasion.

Weddings, Parties, Student and Corporate events are our specialty, playing all over the country from Aberdeen, Dundee, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Inverness, St. Andrews and everywhere in between. The Cutting Edge is available as a rocky 4  or 5 piece band or a 7 piece band featuring an awesome brass section.  Yes, ceilidh dancing and R&B to a horn section!

The Cutting Edge Ceilidh Band comes with one of Scotland’s top dance callers, 6 times world Highland Dancing Champion, Deryck Mitchelson, making ceilidh dancing fun for everyone whether new to ceilidh dancing or experienced.

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This list, whilst not exhaustive, will give a flavour of our available repertoire.

Ceilidh Dances

Gay Gordons, Dashing White Sergeant, Strip The WIllow, Military Two Step, Virginia Reel, Canadian Bar Dance, Scottish Waltz, Eightsome Reel, Eva Three Step, Broons Reel, St. Bernards Waltz, Britannia Two Step, Swedish Masquerade, Reel of the 51st, Posties Jig, Flying Scotsman, Circassion Circle, Pride of Erin Waltz.

Pop Hits

Moves Like Jagger, Long Train Running, Black Magic Woman, Oye Coma Va, Unchain My Heart, Bright Side of the Road, Brown Eyed Girl, Stuck In The Middle, 500 Miles, I’m On My Way, Young At Heart, There Goes My Heart, Dance The Night Away, How Sweet It Is To Be Loved By You, Pebbles On The Beach, Cocaine, Time Of Your Life, C’est La Vie,Twist And Shout

Classic Rock

Sweet Home Alabama, The Joker, Addicted To Love, Sit Down, Summer of 69, You Do Something To Me, Message In A Bottle, Walking On The Moon, Rocks Off, Use Somebody, Sex On Fire, Honky Tonk Woman, Let’s Stick Together

Swing

Fly Me To The Moon, Monteray, Moondance, It Had To Be You, Route 66, Flip Flop and Fly, Girl From Ipaneema, Bona Sera, Hit That Jive Jack, Crazy Little Thing Called Love, L.O.V.E, What A Difference A Day Makes

Slow Pop/ Ballads

Fields Of Gold, When You Say Nothing At All, My Girl, Have I Told You Lately, Every Breath You Take, Stand By Me, What A Wonderful World This Would Be, Yellow, Just The Way You Are, You Are The Sunshine Of My Life, Need Your Love So Bad, Tracks Of My Tears, Let’s Stay Together, You’ve Lost That Loving Feeling, Chasing Cars, The Air That I Breath, Wonderful Tonight, Can’t Help Falling In Love, Wonder Of You, Too Good To Be True, It’s Not Unusual, All Shook Up. Blueberry Hill

R&B

Sweet Home Chicago, Dimples, Walking The Dog, Barefootin, Mustang Sally, Brown Sugar, Need Your Love So Bad


Rock N Roll

Saw Her Standing There, Great Balls Of Fire, Johnnie B Goode, Ballad of John and Yoko

Our Services

Cutting Edge Ceilidh Band has been entertaining guests for over 25 years with our unrivaled mixture of rockin' ceilidh and covers. Strip the Willow, Kings of Leon, Virginia Reel, Snow Patrol - no other band matches our extensive set-list. Make your special night one to remember with the Cutting Edge Ceilidh Band.

Weddings

Cutting Edge Ceilidh Band has been entertaining guests for over 25 years with our unrivaled mixture of rockin’ ceilidh and covers. Strip the Willow, Kings of Leon, Virginia Reel, Snow Patrol – no other band matches our extensive set-list. Make your special night one to remember with the Cutting Edge Ceilidh Band.
Ceilidh music is at the heart of all Cutting Edge Ceilidh Band events. Student nights, fundraisers or any celebration, we play all the dances you love. Gay Gordons, Dashing White Sergeant to Eightsome Reel - everything played live and explained with one of Scotland's top dance callers. Ceilidh has never been so much fun.

Ceilidhs

Ceilidh music is at the heart of all Cutting Edge Ceilidh Band events. Student nights, fundraisers or any celebration, we play all the dances you love. Gay Gordons, Dashing White Sergeant to Eightsome Reel – everything played live and explained with one of Scotland’s top dance callers. Ceilidh has never been so much fun.
We specialise in Corporate Entertainment. Background dinner music, light alfresco jazzy covers and rocky dinner dances. Cutting Edge events ooze class and sophistication. Recent customers that the Cutting Edge Ceilidh Band has entertained includes BP, Ford, ExxonMobil, Dundee and St. Andrews Universities.

Corporate

We specialise in Corporate Entertainment. Background dinner music, light alfresco jazzy covers and rocky dinner dances. Cutting Edge events ooze class and sophistication. Recent customers that the Cutting Edge Ceilidh Band has entertained includes BP, Ford, ExxonMobil, Dundee and St. Andrews Universities.
Having a party? The dance floor will stay full with our special party selection of lively ceilidh dances and modern cover music from 80s and 90s to present.  Guaranteed fun for everyone.

Parties

Having a party? The dance floor will stay full with our special party selection of lively ceilidh dances and modern cover music from 80s and 90s to present. Guaranteed fun for everyone.

Testimonials

  • You guys were superb! 

    The floor was full all night. Absolutely faultless! Thank you so much!

    Cutting Edge Ceilidh Band
    James Watt
    Wedding Ardoe House Aberdeen,
  • Must see band

    Whether it’s in a wedding, corporate gig or ceilidh dance, I defy anyone to keep their feet still when this exhilarating band cranks it up

    Cutting Edge Ceilidh Band
    Living Tradition Magazine Review
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  • We recommend you to EVERYONE

    Just wanted to say a big, huge THANK YOU for being so awesome and keeping the dance floor full all night. You MADE our wedding

    Cutting Edge Ceilidh Band
    Claire Bella
    Wedding Fingask Castle,

FAQs

  • The Cutting Edge ceilidh band encourages potential customers to come and hear the band live. Where this is not possible visit the bands youtube website and view us in action.

  • Our standard charges are for a 4 hour gig starting at 8.00 pm and finishing at 12.00 midnight, with a minimum 30 min break.

  • The band where possible will accommodate all prior requests to finish after midnight. There will be an additional charge for late finishes which will be agreed up front before playing commences.

  • The band will arrive 45 minutes before we are due to start playing.

  • The Cutting Edge is uniquely placed in that it’s keyboard player is a qualified dance teacher. He ensures that all ceilidh dances are explained in a fun and easy to learn way – ensuring the success of your night.

  • Just give us plenty of notice and we will learn most dance requests. Where this is not possible we can arrange for it to be played through our PA on an iPod.

  • We have worked with one of Dundee’s top DJs to put together a set of music relevant for playing at weddings and corporate events via a laptop or iPod. Alternatively bring your own iPod along and we will connect it up.

  • The Cutting Edge has 5 core band members. Where one is ill we always bring along a replacement of at least the same musical standard – someone who has played with the band previously.

  • We have lighting devices that are sufficient for most venues. A larger lighting rig can be organised at an additional cost if required.

  • All bookings are by contract with a deposit required at the time of booking.