The Trooters Ceilidh Band
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Ceilidh Band Members:

Trooters Ceilidh Band


The members of the band are:

Pete Clark - fiddle. Pete is well known as a solo fiddler and band player, his debut CD 'Fiddlecase' was chosen as one of 1996's albums of the year on BBC Scotland's 'Travelling Folk'. He has a number solo CDs, as well appearing on a number of folk and ceilidh band CDs. He has been a member and performed with several bands including The Benachally Ceilidh Band, Heritage, Smeddum and the Dougie MacLean Band. Pete also taught for many years at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland. Find out more about Pete Clark at

Gregor Lowrey - accordion & dance calling. Gregor is in great demand in the Scottish music scene. Gregor has worked with many bands including: Blackeyed Biddy, Cantychiels, Clan Terra, Ceilidh Minogue and Rusty Nail. Gregor played with the Scottish Show Shehallion that opened the new Clyde Auditorium and has toured all over from Azerbaijan to Ecclefechan. Gregor is also a master at fly tying and helps run the amazing Dalavich Shop & Wild Rowan Cafe'!

Jim Leighton - piano. Jim is a founder member of The Loose Moose and Benachally Ceilidh Bands. He played accordion with the An Teallach Ceilidh Band as well as playing piano in numerous Scottish Dance Bands and Ceilidh Bands such as John Ellis and his Highland Country Band and Alan Doig Scottish Dance Band. Jim also plays accordion and has over 40 years experience of playing for weddings, ceilidhs, corporate functions, etc. Jim is the owner of

The Trooters Ceilidh Band members have appeared on various ceilidh band and other CDs.

You can see some pictures of the ceilidh band members in action here.

If required the band can be augmented with a dedicated dance caller, drummer, additional melody instruments - just ask and we'll do our best to satisfy.



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