London band Licence to Ceilidh are a young, energetic, professional ceilidh band.
Our unique mix of traditional ceilidh tunes & dances with modern funky rhythm section gives the excitement of a function band with the inclusiveness of a scottish ceilidh.
With over 14 years experience and clients including BBC, Channel 4, E4, ITV, UKTV, Sting and more… LTC have made a name as the top London ceilidh band.
We specialise in Wedding entertainment and coporate functions but are highly experienced with all events: whether a birthday, charity event or student night we're the perfect party band for you!more >
The modern meaning of Ceilidh, Ceili, Barn Dance or Highland Fling is simply an evening of fun, guided dancing to a live band with experienced caller talking you through all the moves! Which is exactly what you get with Licence to Ceilidh.
We specialise in Scottish Ceilidh, but regularly transform into an Irish Ceili band or English Barn dance band and have even been known to perform Reeling Balls!more >
We play once a month at the famous Ceilidh Club in London, email us for dates or click the link below to buy tickets direct from Ceilidh Club:
We have lots of videos for you to watch - from professional videos, clips of our TV appearences, videos of us working in the studio and just ones from a phone to really give you an idea of what the band are like live!see more videos >
A Ceilidh is the perfect form of entertainment at a wedding as it brings everyone together, whether young or old or in possession of two left feet! It keeps all the action of your evening on the dancefloor so all your guests have the same shared experience to talk about for years to come.read more >
We were on Made In Chelsea again! We were very excited to be asked back for their recent season finale and christmas special. There were lots of shots of the band and our music playing throughout.
Our other TV appearances include: BBC1 'This Week', E4 'Made in Chelsea' - twice!, ITV 'TOWIE', Channel 4 'Gok Wan's Fashion Fix'!, ITV 'A Year to Change my Life" BBC2 'Great British Menu' and morewatch our TV showreel >
Voted 'Best Live Entertainment for London & the South-East' in the 2014 Wedding Awards by all of our fabulous brides & grooms we played for that year! We were also Regional Finalists in the 2015 Wedding Industry Awards!
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Thank you so much for the excellent music at our wedding. We have had so many positive comments from our guests about it and everyone thoroughly enjoyed themselves. We simply can't recommend you highly enough!Lauren & John, Wedding, Conway Hall, London
We can now offer a one hour set of Pop songs after the ceilidh!
We do the whole evening as a 6-piece band with two fiddles for a slight celtic twist and female vocals. We've got the perfect party set to keep your guests on the dancefloor, from Superstition to Shut Up and Dance.find out more >
Book our DJ for after your Ceilidh for a full evening of entertainmentfind out more >