Rockin Ceilidh & Modern Covers

Scotland’s Liveliest and Best

Ceilidh Wedding Specialists

The Cutting Edge is Scotland’s liveliest Ceilidh Band, playing a contemporary mix of rocky ceilidh dances with modern covers. Weddings, Student and Corporate events are our speciality, playing all over the country from Aberdeen, Dundee, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Inverness, St. Andrews and everywhere in between.

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!

    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

    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

    Claire Bella
    Wedding Fingask Castle,

The Band

Accordion

George Carmichael

Accordion
Bass Guitar

Calum Mckenzie

Bass Guitar & Vocals
Guitar

Ashley Malcolm

Guitar & Vocals
Dance Caller, Keyboard

Deryck Mitchelson

Dance Caller, Keyboard & Vocals

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.