callanish logo


Callanish Wedding

The Big Day ...

Weddings are the most special occassion and to make the day even more memorable for you and your guests it's essential to get the music right. We aim to appeal to everyone no matter how large or small the event.

We can provide music for your entire event:


Solo/duo playing for your service

Drinks Reception

Duo, trio or quartet providing background music 

Evening Reception

Standard 5 piece band including vocals/caller, guitar, bass, fiddle, drums

A variety of other options are also available to suit budget and occasion. 

Set List

There’s no need to hire a variety of entertainment, Callanish specialise in playing ceilidh and popular music.

We play music from all eras and styles. Our extensive set list can be tailored to suit everyone.

We are very experienced at adjusting our set to suit the occasion.

Sample Programme
Please note that this is only a sample programme and this can be tailored to suit your occasion.

7pm-8pm -Band arrive and set up 

8pm-9.45pm - First set

9.45pm-10.15pm - Buffet break (ipod music) 

10.15pm - Midnight - Second set & finale


Image is important, the band traditionally wear all black suits but are happy to incorporate kilts if required.


Callanish come completely self contained with PA system, backline and stage lighting all PAT tested.

Additionally you can hire a speech PA System which can be installed earlier in the day and can be collected at the end of your event by the band. Alternatively you can retain the PA System for ipod music after the band finish.


Callanish are full time musicians with nearly 20 years experience performing at all types of weddings in all types of venues and locations.

Testimonials and References are available.


We have a dedicated team available to deal with you throughout the life of your booking.

If a band member or a singer falls ill or looses their voice, we use a collective of musicians to insure total reliability.


Our rates are highly competitive and are based on the fact you are booking full time musicians for their reliability and professionalism.

They are dependent on factors such as timings, distance and number of musicians required etc.

They include personnel, transport, PA, backline, stage lighting, public liability insurance and VAT.

We aim to suit every budget by being flexible.


Enquiries are dealt with immediately by our Sales/Events team.      

One-to-one meetings are available by appointment anytime Mon - Fri 10am to 6pm. Evening and weekend meetings are also available by prior arrangement.

Get in contact with us, tell us what you’re looking for and we will work with you to help obtain it.

Additional Bookings:

These are some other extras Callanish can provide:

  • additional musicians - keys, brass section, backing singers
  • guest can sing or play with band
  • speech PA system
  • early set up option
  • additional lighting & effects

See our FAQs for more information.


Stage Plan (5 piece)

Backline Requirements

Sound Channels


terms & privacy