The Troot Tour Videos
Details of the 2017 Troot
■ Birthdays & Anniversary
Student & School Dances
■ Fundraising Events
Scottish Society Balls
Learn to Dance Ceilidh
Ceilidh Band Members:
The main members of the band are:
Pete Clark - fiddle. Pete is well known as a solo fiddler,
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. 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
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
If required the band can be augmented with a dance caller, drummer,
additional melody instruments - just ask and we'll do our best to satisfy.
Top Class Musicians
Customer Testimonials available
Expert Dance Caller
"I just wanted to thank you for
being such an amazing band last Friday - superb music, as always, and you
really created a great atmosphere! All of us at Rowan had a fantastic time
and we've also had lots of our guests commenting on the evening, and the
music in particular.... "
"Every guest commented on how
professional, musical and apt the Band were. The variety of tunes played and
the dance calling were all the best that they could be. "
"The music was fantastic and so many
people said to me that it was the best ceilidh band they had ever seen. It
was great the way that you danced and called."