The Big Papas

The Big Papas

Wedding & Function Bands
(66 Reviews)
The Big Papas


  • Scotland's busiest wedding band
  • 4-piece line-up
  • Live Saxaphone
  • Fully dance called ceilidh
  • Massive repertoire of party covers
  • Electric personalities
  • Killer lead male vocals
  • Great interaction with your guests

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  • Valarie
  • Black horse cherry tree
  • Superstition
  • Folsom prison
  • Brown eyed girl
  • She’s electric
  • Shut up and dance with me
  • My girl
  • Get back
  • When the sun goes down - arctic monkeys


How much time do you need for set up & sound check?

Ideally we say an hour max, this includes getting into the room with all of our equipment, setting e ...

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What are your standard performance times?

Normal standard playing times are 8pm-12am!  

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Amy & Jack, Loch Lomond Arms, 28.10.23

What an amazing band! We are so so happy we were able to book The Big Papas for our wedding at the Loch Lomond Arms 28.10.23. So many if our guests ha ...

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Jenni McIver, Forbes of Kingennie, 06/10/2023

What a night! Everyone had a great time and the dance floor was literally bouncing. We added the Ibiza sax set and it certainly didn’t disappoint. We ...

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About the band

The Big Papas are not just your ordinary wedding and party band but a party powerhouse of talent, entertainment, and pure musical magic. With their dynamic stage presence, infectious energy, and undeniable chemistry as lifelong friends, they have earned their reputation as Scotland's busiest and most sought-after band for any special occasion.

At their heart is an unwavering commitment to deliver unforgettable performances. Their live shows are a mesmerizing experience, leaving audiences spellbound and craving more. They captivate the crowd from the first note to the last with their exuberance and showmanship.

One of the standout features of The Big Papas is their mastery of multiple instruments, most notably the live saxophone which adds an extra layer of soul and dynamism to their performances. Big Papa Ross effortlessly weaves melodic lines throughout their sets, infusing every song with an irresistible groove that gets everyone on their feet.

But what truly sets The Big Papas apart is their unparalleled connection with the audience. They are not content with playing on stage; they become integral to the celebration. Always ready to hit the dance floor with the guests, they create an atmosphere of pure joy and celebration. Their ability to engage with the crowd and get everyone involved ensures that no one can resist the irresistible urge to dance.

Lead vocals are another area where The Big Papas truly shine. With their powerhouse singer Jamie Watson, they can effortlessly tackle any genre or era of music, from classic hits to contemporary chart-toppers. Their versatile repertoire of party covers spans decades and genres, making them the ultimate musical juggernaut capable of catering to any crowd's tastes.

With their infectious enthusiasm, impeccable musicianship, and undeniable stage presence, The Big Papas have become a force to be reckoned with in the Scottish music scene. They have earned a loyal following and a reputation for delivering unforgettable performances that leave lasting memories.

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