"With unrivalled service and quality, they have built a reputation as one of the best Celtic party bands in the UK"
As Seen on TV!
The most established Ceilidh, Reeling & Covers function band in London,
presenting that BIG cool Celtic sound!
Founded by Scottish Drummer, Vocalist & Caller
Tom Adamson while studying at the Guildhall School of Music & Drama.
Bursting with energy & featuring multi-award winning musicians, Ceilidh with a modern twist. An essential part of your event, this Celtic party band cover songs by Scottish folk bands Salsa Celtica, Martyn Bennett, The Unusual Suspects, Treacherous Orchestra, Kan and Lau, all arranged specially to fit your favorite Ceilidh dances.
Check out our interactive Set List page.
Regularly hosting the London Ceilidh Club, in Camden. See dates & tickets here.
We also offer all the best Pop/Rock/Motown party floor fillers to bounce around and sing along to!
Including Scottish favorites by Runrig, Texas, Deacon Blue, Travis, Belle & Sebastian, Stealers Wheel, Annie Lennox,
The Waterboys, Primal Scream, Snow Patrol,
Franz Ferdinand and The Proclaimers.
"The Baltik provided the best dance we have had for many years. I have never seen so many people consistently up dancing and enjoying themselves. Your balance of music was just what we required and while we Scots like to think we know all the Country Dancing malarky it was great to be taught a few more. You have great style in the way you delivered that.
John Barrowman was an interesting addition on stage. I hope you guys didn't mind but you all seemed to take it in good spirit. I'm told he was eating next door and couldn't resist coming through because the music was so good!"
- Peter McCallum, Gleneagles St Andrws Ball.
Contact Tom for a quote:
Official Suppliers To
before your event:
If you and your guests are interested in brushing up on your moves beforehand, Tom offers private dance lessons as well. This is recommended if you're interested in haveing the more advanced Reeling dances on your dance cards.
Meet Tom Adamson, our Caller/Drummer/ Lead Vocalist
Whether it's on stage duetting with John Barrowman... supporting Sister Sledge, Toploader, and Mark Morriss in London... or simply teaching James Corden how to dance a Gay Gordons... our band leader Tom Adamson is a renowned energetic performer not to be missed.
Amongst his TV features Tom can be heard playing Drumkit in Series 1 of 'The Crown' (Netflix).
Over the years he's also taught celebrities including Ant & Dec, James Corden, Chris Addison, Angellica Bell, Edith Bowman and even the BAFTA winning cast of Made in Chelsea, the steps of Scottish Country Dancing.
Our Musicians Have Worked With
Traditional Ceilidh Options:
Caller/DJ with Backing Track (with changeable speed of the ceilidh tracks to suit the level of the dancers)
2 Piece (Caller/Drumkit or Bodhran + Accordion)
3 Piece (Caller/Drumkit or Bodhran + Guitar or Accordion + Violin or Accordion)
4 Piece (Drums/Caller + Guitar + Bass + Violin or Accordion)
Modern Ceilidh + Pop & Rock Cover Options:
4 Piece - minimum size that can include covers - (Drums/Vocals/Caller + Guitar + Bass + Violin or Accordion)
5 Piece (4 Piece + Female Singer or 2nd Melody: Accordion, Flute or 2nd Violin)
6 Piece (4 Piece + 2 piece horn section: Trumpet + Sax)
or (4 Piece + Female Singer + 2nd Melody: Accordion, Flute or 2nd Violin)
7 Piece (4 Piece + 3 piece horn section: Trumpet + Sax + Trombone)
Extras: Ceremony, Reception & Beyond:
Celtic Duo (Vocals/Guitar + Violin)
Highland Bagpipes + Dhol Drummer(s)
Jazz Guitar Trio/ Sax Trio / Quartet / Quintet
Sound Limiters, Sound Ceilings & Venue PA Sytems:
If your event's Venue has sound restrictions why not enquire about our Silent Stage Package.
It includes an Electric Drumkit or Bodhran and In Ear Monitoring...
So a Silent Stage! Perfect for Venues with Neighbours who complain about sound,
and it can be linked in to the Venue's in house system.
SILENT Traditional Ceilidh Options:
Caller with Backing Track (with changeable speed of the ceilidh tracks to suit the level of the dancers)
2 Piece (Caller/Electric Drumkit or Bodhran + Accordion)
3 Piece (Caller/Electric Drumkit or Bodhran + Guitar or Accordion + Violin or Accordion)
SILENT Standard Ceilidh/Covers Options:
4 Piece - minimum size that can include covers - (Electric Drums/Vocals/Caller + Guitar + Bass + Violin or Accordion)
5 Piece Ceilidh + Covers (4 Piece + Female Singer, Accordion, Flute or 2nd Violin)
7 Piece Ceilidh + Covers (4 Piece + Female Singer or Horn Section: Sax, Trumpet, Trombone)
- COME & SEE THE BAND PLAY LIVE, AT OUR PUBLIC EVENTS -
Tom and the band regularly host sold out public Ceilidh's at the popular London Ceilidh Club.
Tickets for our Public events:
25th Nov '23 - 4 Piece - Ceilidh Club, Queen's Gate House, London [Tickets]
12th Jan '24 - 4 Piece - Ceilidh Club, Cecil Sharp House, London [Tickets]
26th Jan '24 - 4 Piece - Ceilidh Club, Cecil Sharp House, London [Tickets]
9th Feb '24 - 4 Piece - Ceilidh Club, Cecil Sharp House, London [Tickets]
24th Feb '24 - 4 Piece - Ceilidh Club, Cecil Sharp House, London [Tickets]
8th Mar '24 - 4 Piece - Ceilidh Club, Cecil Sharp House, London [Tickets]
23rd Mar '24 - 4 Piece - Ceilidh Club, Queen's Gate House, London [Tickets]
12th Apr '24 - 4 Piece - Ceilidh Club, Cecil Sharp House, London [Tickets]
13th Nov '24 - 4 Piece - Ceilidh Club, Queen's Gate House, London [Tickets]
The band travel all over the UK and regularly perform for Weddings and Birthday Parties, as well as Team Building and Corporate events in: London (Ceilidh Club, Caledonian Club, Stationers Hall, Fulham Palace, Lambeth Palace), Oxfordshire, Northamptonshire (Dodford Manor Barn), Cambridgeshire (Barrington Hall), Buckinghamshire (Micklefield Hall), Bedfordshire (Shuttleworth House), Berkshire (De Vere Wokefield Estate), Hertfordshire, Warwickshire (Gorcott Hall) Essex, Kent (Nurstead Court), Sussex (Pangdean Old Barn), Hampshire (The Tithe Barn), Surrey (Millbridge Court, Great Fosters, The Great Barn of Wanborough, Gildings Barns) and often perform as far as Gloucestershire (Drakestone House), Wiltshire (Chalk), Devon, Cornwall, Somerset, Dorset, Herefordshire, Norfolk and Suffolk...
Sometimes they even get back home to Central Scotland!
*Venues who list us as 'recommended supliers' are in brackets.