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The Black Ties 30 mins ceilidh

The Black Ties

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The Black Ties

Six years on from their inception, The Black Ties have the Scottish Wedding and Event market on lockdown! Brides and corporate buyers can't get enough of these guys! Their sharp looks, professional attitude, stunning musicianship and vocals are proving a winning combination, with clients queued around the block to book this amazing party band. The Black Ties have a genuine passion for performing. Don't let the braces and bow ties fool you; they're as storming a party band as it's possible to hire. Their setlist is a vast and mash-up of the best dance floor fillers from the last 50 years, with every musical preference catered for. We love them, and we know you will to, so book them today and treat your guests to a night they'll remember forever.

Songs

  • CLASSIC ANTHEMS
  • Brown Sugar - The Rolling Stones
  • All Day and All of the Night- The Kinks
  • Summer of 69 – Bryan Adams
  • Blue Suede Shoes- Elvis Presley
  • Never Forget - Take That
  • Sunny Afternoon- The Kinks
  • Can't Buy Me Love- The Beatles
  • Crocodile Rock – Elton John
  • Runaround Sue- Dion & The Belmonts
  • King Creole- Elvis Presley
  • Town called Malice – The Jam
  • Take it Easy - The Eagles
  • Saw Her Standing There- The Beatles
  • Rock Around the Clock - Bill Haley
  • American Pie - Don Mclean
  • I wanna Dance with Somebody – Whitney Houston
  • Great Ball of Fire - Jerry Lee Lewis
  • Go Your Own Way - Fleetwood Mac
  • Sweet Caroline – Neil Diamond
  • A Little Respect- Erasure
  • Hound Dog- Elvis Presley
  • All You Need Is Love - The Beatles
  • Tutti Frutti - Little Richard
  • I Want to Break Free - Queen
  • You Really Got Me- The Kinks
  • Dream Lover- Bobby Darin
  • JailhouseRock - Elvis
  • Back for Good - Take That
  • Crazy Little Thing Called Love - Queen
  • With or Without You - U2
  • Teenage Dirtbag - Wheatus
  • Does Your Mother Know - Abba
  • Twist and Shout - The Beatles
  • I Get Around - The Beach Boys
  • Folsom Prison Blues - Johnny Cash
  • Never Can Tell - Chuck Berry
  • Fat Bottomed Girls - Queen
  • Maggie May - Rod Stewart
  • Livin’ On A Prayer - Bon Jovi
  • Beautiful Sunday - Pat Boone
  • All the Small Things - Blink 182
  • Galway Girl - Steve Earle
  • Rhythm is a Dancer - Snap
  • Dancing in the Dark - Bruce Springsteen
  • Johnny B. Goode - Chuck Berry
  • Proud Mary - Tina Turner
  • Stacy’s Mom - Fountains of Wayne
  • What is Love - Haddaway
  • The Gambler - Kenny Rodgers
  • You Make My Dreams Come True - Hall & Oats
  • Freed from Desire - Gala
  • Burning Love - Elvis Presley
  • The Gambler - Kenny Rogers
  • Wagon Wheel - Old Crow Medicine Show
  • Girls Just Want To Have Fun – Cyndi Lauper
  • SLOW DANCES
  • Perfect - Ed Sheeran
  • God Only Knows- The Beach Boys
  • Can’t Help Falling In love - Elvis
  • At Last - Etta James
  • The One - Kodaline
  • 1000 Years - Christina Perri
  • Thinking Out Loud - Ed Sheeran
  • How Long Will I Love You - Ellie Goulding
  • SOUL/MOTOWN
  • My Girl - The Temptations
  • Cupid - Sam Cooke
  • Signed Sealed Delivered- Stevie Wonder
  • Stand By Me - Ben E. King
  • Baby Love - The Supremes
  • Wonderful World - Sam Cooke
  • Do You love Me - The Contours
  • Higher and Higher - Jackie Wilson
  • Can’t Hurry Love - The Supremes
  • SWING
  • I Just Haven't Met You Yet - Michael Buble
  • That’s Life - Frank Sinatra
  • Everybody Loves Somebody - Dean Martin
  • At Last - Etta James
  • Fly Me to The Moon - Frank Sinatra
  • Everything - Michael Buble
  • SCOTTISH ANTHEMS
  • 500 Miles - The Proclaimers
  • Loch Lomond - Runrig
  • Caledonia - Dougie MacLean
  • Auld Lang Syne - Robert Burns
  • Dignity - Deacon Blue
  • BRIT POP
  • Laid – James
  • Sit Down - James
  • Common People - Pulp
  • Don’t Look Back in Anger - Oasis
  • She’s Electric - Oasis
  • Country House - Blur
  • Roll With It - Oasis
  • Alright – Supergrass
  • HITS
  • Mr Brightside- The Killers
  • Shotgun – George Ezra
  • Paradise – George Ezra
  • Little Lion Man- Mumford & Sons
  • Last Night - The Strokes
  • Dreamin’ of You - The Coral
  • Ho Hey - The Lumineers
  • I Will Wait - Mumford and Sons
  • Uptown Funk - Mark Ronson ft. Bruno Mars
  • Dance With Me Tonight - Olly Murs
  • Hold Back the River - James Bay
  • Valerie- Amy Winehouse
  • Shake it Off - Taylor Swift
  • Castle on the Hill - Ed Sheeran
  • Budapest - George Ezra
  • We Found Love – Rihanna
  • Belter – Gerry Cinamon
  • Chelsea Dagger- The Fratellis
  • Alright- Supergrass
  • Pencil full of Lead- Paulo Nutini
  • Sex on Fire- The Kings of Leon
  • Candy- Paulo Nutini
  • Somebody Told Me- The Killers
  • Dakota - Stereophonics
  • Blurred Lines - Robin Thicke
  • What Makes You Beautiful - One Direction
  • Viva La Vida - Coldplay
  • Lose Yourself - Eminem
  • One Day Like This - Elbow
  • Use Somebody - Kings of Leon
  • Human - Killers
  • Yellow – Coldplay
  • FESTIVE TUNES
  • Santa Clause Is Coming To Town - The Jacksons
  • Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas - Frank Sinatra
  • Rockin’ Around The Christmas Tree - Brenda Lee
  • Fairytale of New York - The Pogues and Kirsty MacColl
  • All I Want for Christmas Is You - Mariah Carey

Reviews

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Caron McDonald

The Black Ties wide range of songs had everyone at our wedding up and on their feet dancing. They had a brilliant energy while performing and they guys were so great during planning, great communication and very helpful. Would highly recommend The Black Ties.

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Martin Cullen-mulvaney

Cant believe I forget to leave a review since getting married. Have honestly got to say these guys were just simply amazing. Music was so good my wedding was like a big party all night with everyone constantly on the dance floor. All 200 people at the wedding didnt stop talking about the black ties. Highly recommend and great bunch of guys!

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Robert and Steph

Hi Dario, We have finally settled back after the wedding and would like to say thank you for everything you did to make our day special. The music was brilliant and we have had so many comments about how much people enjoyed it. Thank you for all of your hard work, and for helping us celebrate our special day. Best wishes, Robert and Steph

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Sam & Sue Wilson

Dario, Sue and I would like to take this opportunity to thank you and the guys for playing at our double celebration. The night went great and a big part of this was the group's contribution. You were really enjoyed by everyone and the dance floor was very rarely empty. Loads of our guests asked about you. Thanks again Sam and Sue

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Mairi & Federico

Hi Dario Just want to say thank you so much again for August 31st @ Duck Bay. We had a fantastic night! Everyone loved you all. You made it very memorable :) Will recommend you at any opportunity. Great performance of tu vuò fà l'americano :) All very much appreciated. Thanks again, and all the very best! Mairi & Federico

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Grant and Claire

Just wanted to message to say how amazing u all were and how great u made our wedding. Brilliant band and 3 cracking and brand new lads who played anything anyone asked for and made the night so fun and amazing. Would recommend u to anyone. Again thanks again top lads and band was amazing.

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Neil and Rachel

Hi guys, A short note to say thank you on behalf of my wife and I for the amazing show you put on at our wedding! We had the best day ever and really liked how you integrated into it. We have had nothing but good comments from guests from first dance through to the end. We will of course recommend you guys to anyone and everyone. Thanks again

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Claire and Dan

Hello Black Ties Just wanted to say thank you for Saturday night. Hopefully you had as good a time as we did! Everyone has been commenting to us how much they enjoyed your music and the ceilidh (even though of most of us Irish and English didn't know what we were doing!) Thanks again!

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Lauren Gemmell

Just wanted to shoot an email over to thank you so so much for Saturday night. Yous were absolutely awesome and everyone had such a good time. You absolutely nailed songbird aswell. Can't thank you enough and will be recommending you to everyone!! Thank you again! Lauren

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Cara McGill, Wedding, 19th July 2018

Just wanted to say a MASSIVE thank you for last night. Couldn't have asked for a better band. We have had so many compliments on how amazing you were. X

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Jennifer Hughes, Wedding, 13th May 2018

Thank you so much, we had the most amazing night and our dance floor was never empty! You are guys are the best!

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Lindsay Chalmers, Wedding, May 2017

Thank you so much guys, you were amazing, and we absolutely loved your version of our first dance. Love Mr & Mrs Chalmers

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Kelly & Robert, Wedding, 2016

Thank you guys for helping make our wedding a night to remember. You were absolutely brilliant and we loved every minute as you could probably tell from our 'dancing'!

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Emma & Andy, Wedding, 2016

Massive thanks to The Black Ties for their fantastic set at our wedding on Saturday. You were the musical icing on the cake! We loved burning up the dance floor to your exceptional playing and hope to hear you again soon.      

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Mr & Mrs Banks, Wedding, 2016

Just a wee message on behalf of my new husband and myself. We would like to thank you guys!!! Everyone was talking about how great you were! Great range of music, something for everyone, lovely guys with it. Thank you from Mr & Mrs Banks

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Lori & Scott, Wedding, 2016

Thank you so much Dario, Luciano and Gary, you were outstanding. All our guests have been raving about you, so glad you were part of our day, and you certainly got the party started and kept it that way all night. Apologies about the woeful ceilidh dancing again!!

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Louise & Davie, Wedding, 2016

Amazing night, everyone loved you!! Seriously dudes. We say this not because it was our wedding but you guys are amazing live. Utterly brilliant. EVERYONE commented on you guys. You made our wedding. Thank you so much, hope you enjoyed your sweets!

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