Testimonials

Alyth 

Once again thank you to everyone in Cabrach for playing at our wedding in Alyth last weekend. We genuinely couldn't have picked a band that was more right for us or our friends. We thought your version of that Dunavsko Horo was incredible.

 Cabrach were the perfect band for a ceilidh at our wedding. Many of our guests commented on how they made it feel like a proper folk session and were the best ceilidh band they'd ever heard playing a wedding.

Stuart & Kerry

Stonehaven Town Hall

Thanks so much to Cabrach for playing at our family ceilidh in June 2011.  Cant praise you guys enough and would thoroughly recommend to anyone.  Perfect mix of tunes and brilliant calling ensured the dancefloor kept full.  Great for all ages - the kids had a blast as did the oldies!!!  Will definately be in touch again for future ceilidh dances.  Thanks again
Gillian. 

 

 Auchenblae Village Hall

Just a quickie to say thank you so much for making our 40th birthday party.  Everyone had such a great time and asked where we got the band from.  In fact folk who were not at the party have been asking about you guys as they heard how great you were!

I have never seen a dancefloor so full from the start of the night until the end and you even got folk up who are renound for sitting the dancing out!

thanks again for making our party such a success.

See you again I hope,

Den

Birthday Ceilidh

Kevin. We thouroughly enjoyed the evening. We really liked the mix of music you played - Great traditional music and the mix of instruments made for a fantastic sound on the night. Also your effective coaching powers for getting people on the floor and getting the dances going worked wonders! People were truelly impressed and have all been asking who you were. I will definately be keeping Cabrach in mind for any future events. 

Fiona 

 Catterline Gala  

You were just magnificent, and we all had a fantastic time! I've had lots of really positive feedback from people and everyone loved hearing and dancing to new tunes rather than the same old sets that you hear all the time. Our local piper particularly enjoyed hearing the Gordon Duncan tunes. Another comment I heard - which I think you'll particularly like - came from one of our friends who said that you're "as good to listen to as you are to dance too". I couldn't agree more, and I really don't care how many bars you play for the Strip the Willow!

 Stephen 

Retirement Ceilidh - Ellon

Thank you so much for entertaining us on Friday night. We had a ball. Everyone had a great time and we raised the amazing sum of £500 to give to the special nursery at Raeden. The music and the dance calling just gave everyone the encouragement to join in. Not that much encouragement was needed. The dance floor was packed from start to finish. Would love to hear you play again sometime. 

Forbes and Anne

 Wedding – Stonehaven Town Hall 

As the mother of Saturday's bride, I would like to thank you for adding so much to what was a truelly magical day. So many of the guest remarked on how much they had enjoyed the evening, and those, who did not have the energy to dance, were happy just to listen to your wonderful music. Thank you so much.

 Pat Anderson  Helen's mum. 

Family Ceilidh - Glassel Hall 

“Cabrach really added to the special celebrations for our daughter’s 21st birthday.  The dances were well chosen making sure the old favourites were included and some less common dances which meant everyone learnt something new.  Their musicianship was excellent and their enthusiasm infectious which encouraged everyone to get up to dance.  They carefully called the steps and patiently repeated themselves to make sure we could actually make it to the end of a dance!  All our guests had a thoroughly enjoyable evening and we highly recommend Cabrach for a traditional and very energetic Scottish party!”

Jayne Clarke
 

Retirement Ceilidh - Northern Hotel, Aberdeen

I would like to thank Cabrach for making Irene's retirement ceilidh such a great success on Friday night. During the organising of the evening, many of the people up dancing and obviously having a great time had previously told me that they didn't like ceilidhs, however eveyone was clearly converted on Friday night! I look forward to ceilidhing with Cabrach again.

 Kind regards Jacqui

Edinburgh Royal College of Physicians

We first heard Cabrach at our friends wedding and were immediately taken with them. When they played for our wedding ceilidh in October they exceeded all our expectations. We had a mix of a 'lively' crowd who have been to many ceilidhs, friends from overseas and those more suited to the sedate. Everyone, without exception, had a great time. Kevin and his friends played a huge first set, then helped everyone work off the stovies. It was accomplished, energetic, well called and all-in-all excellent value for money. I would recommend Cabrach without hesitation. (and no, I'm not affiliated to the band and haven't been paid to say nice things, they really are very good!)Thanks a million, it was great.

Mark

Aberdeen Uni Engineering Ball - Tree Tops Hotel Aberdeen  

We as a committee and as a department would like to thank all the members of Cabrach for a wonderful night. Having been involved in organising the ball they made my life very easy by taking care of all the details, all the dances were organised and called so that everyone knew exactly what to do, and the music was perfect all night. It was a wonderful night and the perfect send off for all of us who have spent the last 4 years at university together.

Regards Stephen

Tornaveen Village Hall

Just wanted to say thanks to you and the band for Saturday night. Everyone there thought that you were fantastic and really got everyone up dancing - even those who never normally dance!

Trina

Dornoch Castle Hotel

Hello Cabrach,

I have now had about 20 emails and text messages (including a tearful one from the bride!) saying how wonderful the band was ... would that have been you guys by any chance!) Dave and I, Fiona and John and particularly Jonathan and Selina want to thank you so much for making us all dance our socks off and have such a wonderful time. Your name has gone far and wide in the highlands and I have a feeling you could be pretty busy. (You need a bigger floor though!) We will get video for you. A band can make or break a gathering and you certainly contributed to our family and friends having an absolute ball ... thank you so much.

 Ann

Hilton Hotel, Aberdeen

Thank you again for Friday - it was absolutely superb!! What a night. Perfect way to celebrate Hector's career. The music and atmosphere were great. Cabrach were fantastic - the floor was filled all night with people from all nations dancing and having a wonderful time. They were the perfect band for the occassion and will be first choice for future events.

Thank you, Andy 

Newtonhill Betteridge Hall

"You guys were awsome! I would recommend you to anyone. It was just the best night. I think we will have a 22nd birthday party just so you guys can play!"

Sophie Sam and Amanda

Catterline Gala 07

" Saturday evenings ceilidh at the marquee was the best I've been to in a long time - possibly ever. Cabrach's traditional sound was fresh and exciting and kept us dancing into the wee hours.

"Steve"

Just wanted to send a note to say how much we enjoyed your performance at the ceilidh last night. The playing was fantastic and you were great to dance to. I am still recovering! So congratulations ... “ a great band!"

 Karen

Fasque House

"Thanks so much for your playing at our wedding on the 5th, we had a fantastic time - it really was one of the best ceilidhs we've ever been to, and your style was exactly the blend of traditional with an upbeat contemporary take that we were looking for. All of our guests were really impressed with your playing too and even the international contingent were totally carried away and really got into it."

Ruth and Pim

Glasgow

"Thanks for a great evening. Your band was great and kept everyone dancing all night. People were talking about you days after the wedding"

Gareth and Felicity