Scottish Country Dance Band

About Dalriada Band

Dalriada plays for Weddings, Scottish and English Ceilidhs and Scottish Country Dances, as well as for demonstrations and events, complete with MC and Caller.

The Dalriada Scottish Country Dance Band was formed in the1970's in the Manchester area, playing extensively throughout the NW of England until Hugh moved to the SW.

Hugh and the band have made 3 extensive tours \'down-under\' playing for numerous Scottish Dance Groups in Australia and New Zealand and have also played for festivals and concerts in Canada, Slovenia, Hungary, Spain, France, Germany, Belgium, The Netherlands, Channel Islands and twice at the World Folk Dance Festival in Majorca.

Favourite memories of the band include playing on six occasions for HM The Queen and members of the Royal Family.

Some key details you'll need when thinking of booking us

Based in:Bristol and the South West of England
Style:Scottish Dance and Ceilidh music
Typical line-up:3 - 6 piece with base group of accordion, piano and fiddle. Augmented by double bass/acoustic guitar, 2nd fiddle and caller as required.
Recordings:Reflections of Dalriada C.D.
Contact:Hugh Ferguson
Tel:(+44) (0)1934 852091