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"We're so glad we chose It's No' Reel as our wedding band! They were an absolute pleasure to work with from start to finish. We were drawn into their lovely website by the amazing Game of Thrones cover video. Organising everything via email was so easy, and it was refreshing to get a clear idea of what was involved early on. Not only were they super professional on the day, they were also great fun and really responded to our guests on the dance floor by switching between ceilidh and our favourite dance tunes. Seeing my parents dance to 'House of Pain - Jump Around' was a personal highlight... The non-Scottish guests got the hang of the ceilidh moves in no time thanks to the great caller. Our guests were raving about the band for weeks afterwards. We couldn't recommend them highly enough!"


Beth & Craig MacDougall, Wedding Ceilidh

"A massive thank you to you and the guys for such a wonderful evening at our wedding in France!


You made the evening a night to remember for everyone and all of our guests were raving about you. Even our French neighbours, who had come up for a glass of wine and a 'mosey about', were highly entertained.  We greatly appreciate the distance you travelled and the long night you had on Saturday but the wedding wouldn't have been the same without you. Having every dance danced to by guests, many of who had never ceilidhed before was better than we expected, especially with the heat!


You were a pleasure to deal with in the months before and on the day, nothing seemed like it was too much trouble. We would be happy to recommend you to anyone considering a ceilidh band as you were without doubt the best, most entertaining and fun band we have come across."


Rebecca & Ally Cameron, Wedding Ceilidh

"A big, big thanks to you and It's No' Reel for coming to play at our wedding in Staffordshire - you guys were an immense success! Everything was seamless, from the correspondence before the wedding to the performance on the night. As we had guests from all over the world, only a handful were familiar with ceilidh dancing but thanks to your brilliant calling and great tunes you managed to get everyone up on the dance floor (even the least likely!) from our 8yr old Australian nephew to our parents and grandparents. We had such a wonderful time and the Strip the Willow finalé will go down as wedding legend amongst our friends! I would recommend you to anyone and everyone planning a party requiring top class entertainment that will be remembered." 


Lisa & Grafton Hand, Wedding Ceilidh

"What a ceilidh and what a band! By far the best ceilidh we have ever experienced. Over half of the guests had never been to a ceilidh before, but the walk-throughs were incredibly clear and ensured that everyone picked up the steps really quickly. The band managed to get so many guests up and dancing that we had to expand the size of our dance-floor, twice! The ceilidh was the highlight of the evening. We received a large number of compliments from the guests about the quality of the music. We would thoroughly recommend It's No Reel to anyone!"


Beth & Klaas, Wedding Ceilidh

“We’d like to extend a huge thank you to It’s No’ Reel who performed at our wedding and helped make the evening party really amazing. The band sounded fantastic and were really professional and managed to put on exactly the type of ceilidh we hoped for – one where the guests got to have a wee break in between every couple of songs while they kept the evening going until we had a chance to recover! We had lots of great feedback from our guests about how amazing the band were and how well they managed to explain each of the ceilidh dances for those that had never done it before. This was really excellent as a big worry of ours before the wedding was that some of our guests who had never ceilidh danced before might not take part for fear of not knowing what to do but we’ve since seen the photos and managed to confirm that pretty much every single guest made it onto the dance floor! The fact that the dance floor remained pretty packed all evening too is another amazing achievement and a testament to how great a job the band did. We will definitely recommend It’s No’ Reel to anybody in need of a great ceilidh band as they were absolutely superb! Many thanks again for making our special day so awesome!"


Paula & Andy McGill, Wedding Ceilidh

"Tom and the band were excellent - unlimited enthusiasm and great calling that meant even a load of English guests could manage the dances! Importantly the communication leading up to the event was also very prompt and made organising things very easy, leaving us with a real confidence that things were in hand...The guests were enjoying the ceilidh and it was getting the party started - we both had a fantastic night so thank you all very much! I would definitely recommend It's No' Reel for weddings and events."


Marissa and George, Wedding Ceilidh

"It's No' Reel Celidh Band played at our wedding ceilidh in September 2014. Our party was relatively small, consisting of about sixty guests from different parts of the UK and abroad. Far from everyone was familiar with ceilidhs, but went away with a wonderful and unique experience, largely thanks to the professionalism, beautiful musicianship, and kindness of the band. From the very first contact, months before or wedding, to the final packing-up after the ceilidh, It?s No' Reel kept surprising us with their willingness to help. We were aware that some of our requests (we wanted to use some of the time on the night for a performance with our drumming group, and we each liaised with them when planning surprises for each other) were somewhat unusual. Not only did they provide a lovely ceilidh, patiently encouraging people to take part, and with a good ear for the mood of the party, but they were more accommodating of our own ideas and visions than we could have hoped for."


Jess & Adam, Wedding Ceilidh

"Just wanted to say a huge thank you for the fantastic ceilidh at our wedding on Wednesday. The guests have been raving about the whole experience- for many it was their first ceilidh experience and a very very positive one! You guys were brilliant!"


Susan & Stephen, Wedding Ceilidh

"We recently hired It's No' Reel Ceilidh Band for our wedding and were extremely pleased. Right from the beginning, communicating with the band was easy and stress free. The band arrived on time and set up without disturbing our reception in the next room. The band played exceptionally and everyone had a wonderful time. I would highly recommend them to anyone looking for a great band!"


Rachel Kreuger, Wedding Ceilidh

"I just wanted to thank you again for playing at our wedding last week - you guys were absolutely great and everyone had a brilliant time!"


Emma and Iain McCrindle, Wedding Ceilidh

"With my sincere thanks for making my 90th birthday party so special!"


Margaret McNeil 

"Just a quick note to say thank you very much for playing for us last night. Everyone seemed to have a lovely night and there were lots of good words for you all. If I'm ever brave enough to organise something like this again I will be sure to get in touch!"


Gillian Porteous, Private Party

"As we had competitors from all over the world who got involved in the Ceilidh dancing, this was a testament to the ease at which the band could instruct all the dances. Everyone was up all night and had a fantastic time."


Steven Speedie, Lead Manager sportscotland National Centre Inverclyde

"I booked the It's No' Reel Ceilidh Band to play at a Burns event I was hosting in Scotland for an international group of friends, mostly based in Germany. The band quickly gauged the experience of the group and provided a selection of music that ensured everyone enjoy themselves dancing. The dance floor was always packed despite it being most of the guests' first ceilidh. On the practical side they also turned up on time, set up and packed up quickly and without fuss, and coped with our frequent schedule changes on the night with a smile. I would strongly recommend them"


Adam Bryson, Private Party

"I would highly recommend It's No' Reel Ceilidh Band to anyone who wants to have a first class ceilidh experience! I use them evey year for our French exchange ceilidh and everyone loves their music; children, teenagers and parents alike! They explain the dances clearly so even our French visitors can take part and they play with such enthusiam that the dance floor is never empty. They are reliable, professional and full of fun, so our ceilidh is always the highlight of our exchange week. Thank you guys - you do a fantastic job!"


Fhiona Fisher, Principal Teacher of Modern Languages, Douglas Academy

"Thank you very much for playing for our wedding ceilidh. You have been very helpful and easy to deal with."


Gillian & Jeremy, Wedding Ceilidh

"I just wanted to email you to say thanks! Everyone loved the ceilidh. The explanation at the beginning of each dance were great and of good help for the guests who never had one before. It was also very easy to get in touch with you and to get everything organise. Graeme and I would happily recommend you to anyone. Thanks again for helping making that day even more special!"


Claire & Graham, Wedding Ceilidh

"Many thanks for your set on Saturday Night, really sent us off with a smile and plenty to talk about."


Bobby Weir, Edinburgh Garrison Warrant Officers / Sergeants' Mess.

"We would like to take this opportunity to thank the ceilidh band for another fantastic ceilidh. Everyone I met after the event was raving about the night. It was really appreciated that you took the time to guide people through the steps of each dance. A great family night out - can't wait for the next one!"


Douglas Morton, 183rd Glasgow Scouts

"I have used this ceilidh band on numerous occasions; and with each event, it seems to get better and better! It's No' Reel Ceilidh Band provide an electric and cultural experience which has left hundreds of our members extremely pleased. I would highly recommend booking them!"


Chris Sibbald, Glasgow University Union

"We have barely stopped smiling since Saturday night (or the early hours of Sunday morning)! We had a brilliant time, Angus and his friends had a brilliant time, and reports from our friends and family have also said that it was a memorable evening, for all the right reasons.


So thank you to you and the band for your part in ensuring the evening was fabulous and kept everyone entertained right up to the last dance. Well done!


We so much enjoyed having you as part of the celebrations. Angus actually turns 21 tomorrow and one can only guess what he might get up to now that he has returned to St Andrews. I will make sure that your name and contact details are given to people there and here. If we were doing it again we would have you back for sure. That arrangement of Mission Impossible was rather apt at the hour you played it! I loved the mix of traditional and modern."


Wendy Russell, Birthday Celebration

"We just wanted to thank all of you so much for playing beautifully at our wedding.  Everyone had a fantastic night and commented on the quality of your music."


Grace & Ian, Wedding Ceilidh

"Thanks very much for your fantastic set at Marlin's Wynd - we were so glad we picked It's No' Reel. The band managed to liven up traditional ceilidh songs, and the caller was excellent at keeping everybody on the dance floor and in high spirits. Our guests definitely all agreed too- we had a lot of positive comments about the band after the event. Tom was also very easy to deal with, responding very quickly to emails."

Lynne & Mark, Wedding Ceilidh

"Just a quick note to thank you and your band for an absolutely outstanding evening last Saturday at our annual Burns Supper. I have every admiration for you and how well you managed to shepherd a herd of cats around the dance floor and the fact that the dance floor was still packed until the finish was testament to your professionalism. I look forward to seeing you again at some point in the future and I can assure you I will happily recommend you to anyone looking for a high quality ceilidh band."

Major J. Lyons, 1st SIGNAL REGIMENT

"Incredibly professional, young, attractive, friendly, helpful, amazing group who were the talk of our wedding. We just need to have an anniversary party so we can book them again!" 


Abbey & Barry, Wedding Ceilidh

"We booked It's No' Reel to play at our wedding by Loch Lomond and couldn't have been happier with our choice of ceilidh band.  Tom was very responsive when we first got in touch and gave us helpful advice on the band arrangement and set-up best suited to our venue (where they had played before), how to handle any queries on the day, ways of making the dreaded "first dance" experience as painless as possible etc.  All of the admin side was very straightforward and transparent - knowing we could count on our band to show up certainly reduced our stress levels!


Needless to say, everything went very smoothly on our wedding day and the band was absolutely brilliant.  Most of our wedding guests were non-Scots, so having a caller was particularly useful, and the Game of Thrones theme went down a treat.  I'd thoroughly recommend It's No' Reel to anyone else planning a Scottish wedding (or just a ceilidh for the sake of it!) and hope I'll have the chance to hear them play again."


Catherine & Alex, Wedding Ceilidh

"It's No' Reel were absolutely fantastic! Without a doubt they are the best ceilidh band I have ever heard. They created a great atmosphere at our wedding by getting everyone up to dance with excellent calling and great music. All of our guests loved the ceilidh and I would recommend the band to anyone. Thanks again to Tom and the guys."


Yvonne & Matthew Walker, Wedding Ceilidh

"A big thanks to It's No' Reel for coming to play at our wedding in Norfolk - you were brilliant! Over half the guests were complete novices but thanks to your great calling and tunes you got all the guests involved and everyone loved it! So much for our concerns about people needing encouragement, we could have done with a much bigger dance floor! Tom was very easy to deal with on the run up to the day and flexible on the night. Your recommendation for Strip the Willow for our first dance was a brilliant idea and the spontaneous Auld Lang Syne was a thoughtful touch. The ceilidh was definitely a highlight of the day. We would highly recommend It's No' Reel for any wedding or party!"


Rose & Campbell, Wedding Ceilidh

"I just wanted to get in touch regarding the above booking for our wedding to thank you and your team very much indeed for such a fantastic job providing the ceilidh music. The music itself was absolutely first rate and a number of guests have specifically complemented us on this.  You made a very valued contribution to such a special day for us and the atmosphere in the room when the dancing was in full swing was just brilliant. A particularly memorable moment of the whole day for me was the packed dance floor giving it their all to a strip the willow with the James Bond theme tune being worked into the music - absolutely superb!"


Sarah & Euan Hutcheon, Wedding Ceilidh

"We booked It's No' Reel for our wedding at Balbirnie House in June 2015. We decided on them because of how good they sounded on their YouTube clips (their Game of Thrones theme was a real head turner!), the fact they didn't have a piper or an accordion (which we wanted to avoid) and their price. Tom who deals with the bookings was very professional and keen to tailor the evening to our needs. The minimum is a three piece with the option of adding other pieces as you like. We opted for a second violin as we thought the two violins together sounded awesome! The band offer ceilidh for as much of the night as you want, and after that they are happy to hook up their computer to the PA system and play a DJ set. We liked having the option in case our guests weren't feeling the ceilidh. As it was, we were having such a great time that we ceilidh-ed all night! It was an amazing night, made by the quality playing. Let's also not forget the quality calling so all the guests knew what they were doing! We have had so many compliments about the band's playing since the wedding. Thanks so much to you guys. Just great musicians who put the reel into our reception!"


Liana & Stephen Waclawski, Wedding Ceilidh

"Thank you for such a wonderful ceilidh at our wedding. Everyone was so impressed and the music was spectacular.  We felt that you all really involved yourself in a way that made everyone feel relaxed and I'm pretty sure almost everyone got involved! It really was a pleasure to have you and I have already passed on your details to a number of people who have enquired through me about you.You'll be our go-to for all future ceilidh needs!"


Mhairi & Greig Shearer, Wedding Ceilidh

"A huge thank you to Tom and It's No' Reel Ceilidh Band who were brilliantly superb from our first email to the last dance of our wedding. No query went unanswered nor late and Tom accommodated our every needs. It couldn't have been easier booking them and we knew just how good their ceilidh music was from their videos. Our families are frequent ceilidh dancers and they were very impressed by the music and calling and everyone thoroughly enjoyed it. Even those unknown to ceilidh dancing were happily enticed to the dance floor and taken through the steps. The ceilidh was one of the most fun parts of our wedding day and I'd highly recommend everyone to hire It's No' Reel! Thank you very much for a fantastic end to our wedding day and we hope to see you again!"


Catriona and Craig Azhar, Wedding Ceilidh

"Lee and I would just like to thank you so much for playing at our wedding. We had such a brilliant night and so many people have commented on how great you were. We also really appreciated how patient you were with people! Having you as our band definitely made our night- so much fun! We will definitely be recommending you to others! Thanks again!"


Mairi & Lee Taylor, Wedding Ceilidh

"It's No' Reel Ceilidh Band provided great entertainment at our wedding in Glasgow. They are great musicians who were brilliant to deal with in the lead up to the day and gave an excellent performance on the night. Thanks Tom."


Eve and David Brill, Wedding Ceilidh

"We recently asked It's No' Reel Ceilidh Band to play at our daughter's wedding. The band arrived on time and set up without any fuss. In fact we were hardly aware of their presence until they started to play. There were a number of English guests and Tom kindly went through the steps of the dances at the start. This was really helpful and encouraged everyone on to the floor. The music was great and played so well.  We could not have asked for a better band. A big thanks to all that played for us you made our very special day really great."


Christine Osbourne, Wedding Ceilidh (mother-of-the-Bride)

"We hired It's No Reel Ceilidh Band for our wedding reception in May, and were absolutely delighted with their professionalism, musicianship and the all round show. We appreciated their promptness and efficiency at responding to our queries and questions prior to wedding, and in fact, hiring them was one of the most stress-free and easiest parts of planning our wedding. Our guests were a mixture of seasoned Ceilidhers and complete novices, and everyone commented on how good the band were and what a great evening of dancing it was (the music, dancing and calling were excellent). As someone who took part in many Ceilidh's as a teenager, I have high expectations of what a ceilidh band should sound like, and these were met and far exceeded by Tom and the boys. We would heartily recommend 'It's No Reel' to anyone planning a Ceilidh no matter what the occasion. Thanks for a fabulous and memorable evening of dancing."


Suzanne and Michael Taylor, Wedding Ceilidh

"Just a few words to say how much everyone enjoyed your band's playing at Gillian and Jeremy's wedding on Saturday evening. Your calling of the dances was excellent and you succeeded in getting lots of folk on to the dance floor. Many had never been to a ceilidh before, but you made it so easy for them to understand the steps. It was a super evening from start to finish and much fun was had by all.  Several guests were singing your praises. Thank you all very much indeed for your lively contribution to the wedding reception."


Dr David and Professor Marjorie Rycroft, Wedding Ceilidh (parents-of-the-Bride)

"I want to thank you from the bottom of my heart for playing at our wedding. Our guests will not stop talking about how much fun they had dancing. For many, it was the highlight of the wedding. You rocked!"


Simone & Malcolm, Wedding Ceilidh

"For the past five years, we have employed the services of It's No' Reel Ceilidh Band. Given the fact that we have several visitors from overseas locations, Tom shows great patience and discretion when calling out the dance steps and making sure everyone knows their steps. I've had lots of compliments regarding the success of our events. I personally would have no hesitation in recommending them for any occasion."


Rodger Mceleney, Strathclyde Fire and Rescue Service

"I want to send the biggest thank you to the best ceilidh band I have ever had the pleasure of dancing to! Tom, Gordon and Scott were incredible from start to finish. Tom was great at responding to emails and organising everything. He even went out of his way to make sure he had the correct first dance song downloaded and so many little extras. I've been to many ceilidhs over the years and this was by far the best! As my husband is Portuguese, more than 50% of the wedding party had never been to a ceilidh before. Tom was fantastic at calling the dances and teaching everyone how to do it. There wasn't a single person sitting down and everyone loved it! We received so many compliments from our guests about how great the band were. Thanks so much to all of you for making our wedding night one to remember. I would recommend you to anyone"


Shannon & Rui Clímaco, Wedding Ceilidh

"It's No' Reel were absolutely fantastic. The music was sensational and got the whole party on the dance floor. They completely made our wedding and we can't thank them enough. They were such a pleasure to deal with-they gave great advice and were so flexible and helpful throughout the planning process."


Judith & Rob Stellman, Wedding Ceilidh

"I couldn't recommend It's No' Reel ceilidh band highly enough. From the first time I emailed them to see what their availability was for our wedding day, to the week of the wedding, nothing was a problem. They were very quick to reply to emails, and always extremely friendly. When it came to our wedding reception, we could not have asked for a better atmosphere. The music was exactly how we wanted it, ceilidh music and disco tunes alike! They were so energetic throughout their set, and really kept the party going. I found it difficult to dance as much as I wanted to as well as socialise with my guests as I was having so much fun! Thanks again for everything guys, we really appreciate it."


Jeni & Marc, Wedding Ceilidh

"Thank you so much for playing last Saturday and making our evening such a success.  All who were there have told us how impressed they were by your musical talents (and a fair few also by the kilts!). You hit the fine line perfectly: loud enough; not too loud:  fast enough;not too fast: talked enough;not too much: and kept on going when there was blood on the dance floor!!"


Sarah & Graham Blackie, Wedding Anniversary

"It's No' Reel performed at our wedding at the Albert Halls in Stirling in November.  After hearing such great things about them, we actually changed the date of our wedding to ensure they would be free to play!  They didn't disappoint on the day.  With a mixture of Scottish, English and international guests we thought we would have some ceilidh followed by a disco, but in the end everyone was having such a good time that we just kept on with the ceilidh.  From my seven year old nephew to an octogenarian great-aunt, everyone was up dancing all the time.  And once the day was over we had a really fun Go Pro video to watch back.  We wouldn't hesitate to recommend It's No' Reel to anyone wanting a memorable evening."


Charlotte & Joe, Wedding Ceilidh

"I wanted to say a big thank you for our wedding the other night.  You guys totally rocked the place and everyone loved you!  You pitched up on time, played a great set, were friendly, professional, totally knew what you were doing (not that I expected anything less) and I loved it when I caught you playing something different as a small interlude piece. It was really nice. A number of people have since complimented the ceilidh. At a wedding, the entertainment is always crucial to how much fun people have, and you guys were worth all the money!

Sophie & Fraser, Wedding Ceilidh

"We were so impressed with It's No' Reel. They delivered exactly what they said they would, with no hassle or worries. We couldn't belive they did a cover of the Game of Thrones theme tune. We asked on the off chance, but they did a beautiful version for our first dance. The guests absolutely loved the band. The music got everyone up dancing and seeing everyone so happy made it all worth it. Thank you".


Kate & James, Wedding Ceilidh

"The guys in the band were absolutely amazing, they were brilliant in the planning stages and communicating with them was really easy and then on the night they were really flexible with any changes that we needed to make to timings. They were just wonderful!"  


Libi & Jonathan Newell, Wedding Ceilidh

"You guys were quite simply superb. You were everything we could have wanted from a Ceilidh band and more. Even now (months after the wedding) people are still raving about how great you were. Every single person got up dancing at some point and loved every moment. There are even people that have never been to one that are now having one at the their wedding next year (keep an eye out for the email from them!). Even the Scottish side of my family agree that you are the best band they have seen. You pitched the night perfectly so that the experienced dancers and the novices all really enjoyed themselves. the photos from that section of the night are full of people laughing and having fun and that is purely down to you. Without you the evening party would have been nowhere near as fun or memorable and we were all gutted when you had to finish.


From a personal perspective you were so friendly and quick to respond from my first enquiry and were so accommodating to the little things that we wanted. You made everything so easy and didn't need to call anyone on the day. The biggest thing for me though is that you are young and have a great blend of modern thinking and respect of tradition. Some of the other bands i contacted were so stuffy and rigid in their approach which made choosing you so easy.


Overall you made our wedding and will be a treasured memory for the rest of our lives."


Andy & Rachael, Wedding Ceilidh

"It’s No' Reel Scottish Ceilidh Band was absolutely amazing. My husband is Scottish and I am Venezuelan so we wanted to have a mix of both worlds, half ceilidh and half merengue/salsa. The band was very flexible and happy to alternate with the salsa sessions! They were great and on board with the idea!  Organizing and coordinating with the band was very easy and they were great helped when choosing the first dance! We went for the four piece band and it truly was phenomenal, they made everyone feel comfortable and were amazing with the directions for both the Scottish and International (both from America, Venezuela and the States and Europe). Everyone enjoyed themselves and kept saying how amazing the band was months after!!  Definitely recommend them!"


Mariela & Stuart Reid, Wedding Ceilidh

"We hired It's No' Reel for our English/Scottish wedding and they had guests of all ages up on the dance floor immediately. We were inundated with well-deserved compliments on our choice of band all night and our wedding was fantastically fun and family friendly thanks to them. The guys are all unbelievably talented musicians and it is testament to their skill that a group of three individuals could keep 100 adults and 20 children entertained for a whole evening. Wouldn't hesitate to recommend them for any event - they made our day! There were a couple of things on the day that completely outshone our expectations and It's No' Reel were one of them. What a fun night of dancing!"


Hannah and Scott, Wedding Ceilidh

"A big thank you to you and your fellow musicians in the Its' No' Reel for making our retirement ceilidh a really memorable night. We were so pleased that we chose you, thanks really to your excellent website. You were thoroughly professional in your approach and from our first e-mail communications we got a sense of reassurance - even although we had never heard you play live. We were also pleased that we chose to have a second fiddle - that gave such a wonderful sound. A friend & I were putting finishing touches to things in the foyer while you were tuning up. You then started to play, we looked at each other, both gave a spontaneous 'thumbs up' and big smiles - we knew then that it was going to be a great night! We know from our friends and family that they all did have a great night and you were the most talked about part of the whole evening. I just wish we could do it all again so we could get more time to sit and listen to your music - it all went by in a bit of a blur for Greg & I. Apart from comments on your professionalism, the quality of your playing and the fact that you got the sound level just right - many people told us how much they enjoyed listening to what you played between the dance tunes. We did not need the disco playlist after all! I just hope that we are able to hear you play live again! 

Thanks once more to you all, you made our special night even more special. We would recommend you to anyone looking for a band for a special event - we could not have asked for more. Thank goodness you were free on the 27th!!"


Jenni & Greg Tocher, Retirement Ceilidh

"It's No' Reel Scottish Ceilidh Band are an extremely talented group of musicians, they added fun and laughter to a fabulous day. Tom runs a smooth and professional business that eased the stress of wedding arrangements. They were also a great hit with guests, venue and photographer. Thank you for making our day even more special." 


Eileen and Lee Paterson, Wedding Ceilidh

"We hired It's No' Reel for a wedding ceilidh in July 2014. Tom was very helpful, communicative and flexible when making arrangements and made everything easy for us. On the night, the band arrived on time and all the guests had a fantastic time. Lots of them came up to us and commented specifically on how good they thought the band was. We had a wonderful, memorable evening and we would highly recommend It's No' Reel! They also sent us a short video of the ceilidh which was a very nice touch." 


Hannah & Brian, Wedding Ceilidh

"I just wanted to say thanks so much for playing at my party last Saturday. So many people said what a great band you were and you were so good at calling the dances and keeping everyone right. It was also great fun doing some of the less well known dances. I will definitely be recommending It's No' Reel to any family or friends who are having a ceilidh in the future."


Rhona Bain, 50th birthday celebration

"We're so glad we chose It's No' Reel as our wedding band! They were an absolute pleasure to work with from start to finish. We were drawn into their lovely website by the amazing Game of Thrones cover video. Organising everything via email was so easy, and it was refreshing to get a clear idea of what was involved early on. Not only were they super professional on the day, they were also great fun and really responded to our guests on the dance floor by switching between ceilidh and our favourite dance tunes. Seeing my parents dance to 'House of Pain - Jump Around' was a personal highlight... The non-Scottish guests got the hang of the ceilidh moves in no time thanks to the great caller. Our guests were raving about the band for weeks afterwards. We couldn't recommend them highly enough!"


Beth and Craig McDougall, Wedding Ceilidh

"Huge thanks for helping to make our wedding party a special and memorable occasion. You totally understood the vibe of the evening and catered for all the ages present. I was confident in advance that we could rely on you on the night as you'd always responded promptly and positively to our requests.  Thanks again for a quality experence!" 


Tanya and Nigel Rooke, Wedding Ceilidh

"We just wanted to email to say thank you so much for playing at our wedding last month, we had such a good time!! Everyone LOVED all the ceilidh dances (quite a few we had never done before!!) and the version of Caledonia was so nice!!"


Jenny & Ross, Wedding Ceilidh

"Just wanted to thank you and the boys for playing at Stephanie and Coco's party. Everyone enjoyed the night and the ceilidh dancing went down really well. Perhaps you can come back and play again sometime?"


Linda Fraser, Double Birthday Celebration

"We had a wedding party which included visitors from Australia, several European countries, the south of England as well as Scots. It's No' Reel Ceilidh Band made sure that everyone had the chance to learn the dances and the great atmosphere they generated made sure we all had a fantastic time. Their take on the progressive barn Dance was very entertaining. Tom could not have been more helpful with the arrangements beforehand, as well as on the night itself, and everyone was very complimentary about the music."


Sue Haddow, Wedding Ceilidh (mother-of-the-Groom)

"A thoroughly excellent band! Extremely easy to deal with, happy to be flexible to our requirements and to respond to the atmosphere in the room. The boys really helped to make an electric atmosphere after what had been a pretty full on day for our participants in the Bowmore Ben Nevis Challenge."


Helen MacGregor, Capability Scotland

"Thanks for the most perfect ceilidh! You rounded off a perfect day with a perfect performance!"


Christina & Alan, Wedding Ceilidh

''It's No' Reel were brilliant from start to finish. Very efficient with replying to emails ect in the lead up to the wedding which always re-assured me that they had everything under control. The music on the day was a great mixture of traditional ceilidh tunes with a modern twist. The numbers were very clearly called out by Tom and encouraged folk to get up and join in. The band were also really accommodating with us interrupting them to do some of our own music and weren't stressed by our running lateness! All in all a very professional band and we would recommend them to anyone''


Jenny & Peter Nokes, Wedding Ceilidh

"We want to thank It's No' Reel for a fabulous experience. They were professional from start to finish and their organisation is excellent. They were very open to be being flexible with the ceilidh and disco options. We even had a Skype call just to introduce each other and to explain what we wanted which is much better than email. The ceilidh was brilliant and as we had friends and family from different countries, the calling was clear and easy to understand, Everyone had so much fun, it was the perfect end to the day. Afterwards we received a video montage of the ceilidh which we have shared with our friends and family, a lovely added extra which we were not expecting. If you are looking for a Ceilidh band, I would DEFINITELY recommend It's No' Reel, if you have half as much fun as we did you will not be disappointed!"


Davina & David, Wedding Ceilidh

"Just a wee note to thank you for playing for us at our recent wedding, especially for arranging the music for our first dance, it meant so much to us and was the perfect way to start the evening. Everyone had such a great time and it was lovely to see the dance floor full from the first dance through to the end of the night.   There is nothing like a ceilidh at a wedding to get friends, work colleagues and both sides of the new family up and mixing together for the whole evening."


Ishbel & Roy Aitken, Wedding Ceilidh

"We just wanted to drop you a quick note to say a huge THANK YOU for making our wedding day so incredible with the Ceilidh!  Everyone has been raving about it for the last two days. As you saw most people had never been to a ceilidh before and now I think they're hooked.  You guys really made the day magical.  Thanks also for accommodating the moment for Kevin and his mom and the game of thrones intro too!"


Chris & Kevin, Wedding Ceilidh

"We wanted to email and once again thank you for playing at our wedding last Sunday at Lochgreen in Troon. 


You guys were terrific! Our very international group of guests had a great time, for many of them, first time at a wedding in Scotland and certainly first time at a ceilidh. Thank you for expertly guiding them through the dances and making sure people roughly knew what they were meant to be doing!


We've had many comments about how good the band was so we wanted to pass that along to you. Thriller and the Bond theme being dropped mid dance and the impromptu Game of Thrones dance were particular highlights. "

Scott & Clare, Wedding Ceilidh

Duncan and I just wanted to send a belated but enormous THANK YOU, for making our wedding on 11 May so special! The band was amazing, and our guests absolutely loved the ceilidh! It was such a privilege to have such great musicians playing, and people were particularly glad to have such a good caller as a lot of our guests didn't know the dances. Also thanks for being so relaxed and easy to deal with in the run up to the day, you guys were a dream. 

Rachel & Duncan, Wedding Ceilidh

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