Wedding Band & Ceilidh Information - Billy Anderson, Broadcaster & Musician

Wedding & Ceilidh Information

Listen to some samples of Albany in action:

Sample: Dashing White Sergeant

Sample: Gay Gordons

Sample: Kate Martins Waltz & Skye Glen Waltz

Sample: Riverside Reel


Band Line-up
  • Piano Accordion / Vocals / Calling
  • Fiddle
  • Dance instruction
  • Disc Jockey
  • Guitar
  • Drums
Maximum Duration is a 4 hour set which includes a 30 minute interval
  • 7.30pm - 9.15pm and 9.45pm -11.30pm
  • 8.00pm - 9.45pm and 10.15pm - 12.00am
Scottish Dances include
  • Bridal Waltze (or CD music of their choice)
  • Gay Gordons - (couple dance)
  • Dashing White Sergeant - (round the room 32 bar set dance)
  • St.Bernards Waltz - (couple dance)
  • Canadian Barn-Dance - ( couple dance - progressive)
  • Strip the Willow - (four couple 56 bar set dance)
  • Military Two Step - (couple dance)
  • Australian Bush Dance - ( progressive fun dance)
  • Riverside Reel - ( longwise 32 bar set dance)
  • Pride of Erin Waltz - (couple dance)
  • Virginia Reel - ( 4 couple American line-dance)
  • Britannia Two-Step - ( three person progressive dance)
  • Eightsome Reel - ( 4 couple square set dance)
  • Cumberland Square Eight - (4 couple square set dance)
  • Orcadian Strip the Willow - (longwise set dance)
The above dances shall be instructed and called as and when required. Non Ceilidh Dances (As per request or reponse)
  • Other Set Dances : Duke of Perth. Hamilton House. Reel of 51st Division.
  • Ballroom Dances: Quickstep, Slow Foxtrot, Modern Waltz.
  • Latin American : Tango, Cha Cha, Samba.
  • Children's Dances : Grand old Duke of York, Flying Scotsman.
As a musical alternative, the DISCO set, (no lights and not too loud) is always very popular at most weddings.. FINALE: All the guests are invited to join hands in a large outer circle, around the Bridal Party, again with hands joined for AULD LANG SYNE.