• 01803 528234
  • paul@pipinghotmusic.com

Welcome to the Piping Hot Ceilidh band website!

South Devon based barn-dance and ceilidh band, with caller, ‘Piping Hot’ play an upbeat mix of Scottish, Irish, Celtic and English dance music for weddings, birthdays and anniversary parties, throughout Devon, Cornwall, Somerset and Dorset.
 
Combining Highland , Border and Electric Bagpipes, Fiddle, Melodeon, Whistle, Guitar, Banjo,  Cajon (drum) – not all at the same time! – in different combinations to produce a genuinely unique, fun and lively sound.

Weddings

We want your Wedding day to be special with lively dances bringing all your guests of any age and ability together, guided by our caller. First dance? – we can play your selected track through our P.A., or, we have dances where you can lead, with family and friends progressively joining in.

Parties

What ever the occasion, our caller will guide you through the step, – making mistakes is all part of the fun and guests of all ages and abilities will be able to join in. Playing Scottish, Irish and English tunes we will happily adapt to your requirements. The accent is on “Fun and Lively”

Anniversaries

Any special day is an excellent excuse for a dance! Whether you call it a Barn Dance, Ceilidh, Folk or Country dance. ‘Piping Hot’ will ensure you enjoy the evening. Our Caller will seamlessly adapt the dances to your needs, accommodating all ages and abilities.

A great way to bring your party guests together!

Our caller will guide your novice dancers while the band play driving jigs and reels, polkas and waltzes – with a rousing end of evening finale with Highland pipes, Fiddle, Banjo and Cajon (drum) and Guitar – keep your feet still if your can!!!

Available as a 3 or 4 piece band plus caller to suit your requirements.
Use our radio mic. for your speeches and announcements.
Use our top of the range Bose professional sound equipment to extend your entertainment before and after the ceilidh, with your own playlist.
Or how about a full on disco using our disco lights?
Full £5,000,000 public liability insurance – all our equipment is fully PAT safety tested.

Thanks so much for all you did, it was such a fab day and one we will not forget! Everyone loved the ceilidh and the piping made forde house a real occasion, so thank you.

Lucy & Ross, Forde House & Kenton Wedding

A huge thank you for you and your group playing for us, and what wonderful evening it was. Really glad we combined the bbq too. Hope you all enjoyed it.

Chris & Andrea, Sidmouth BBQ and Barn Dance

Just a really quick note to thank you so very, very much for making Laura’s wedding so perfect. I have had sooooo many lovely comments about your playing, and the excellent caller too. The guests absolutely loved it, and it really was the most brilliant way to have dancing at a wedding. Perfect!!

Karen, Laura's Wedding

Recent News

10 September 2021

Ceilidhs continue thanks to the N.H.S.!

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Our Ceilidh season apace with 7 dances coming up in the next 6 weeks.  Everyone of them going through a prolonged story of hope / disappointment / re-booking and finally happiness when the big day arrives and – thanks to...
26 July 2021

Ceilidh time again.!

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At last.  Our first ceilidh for 16 months last Saturday – our band and the wedding guests all  had a great time at Lucy & Henry’s wedding dance at Hareston Manor near Plymouth.  Very successful and we forward to our...
27 May 2021

A full ‘Piping Hot’ band rehearsal – at last.!

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Great fun last night – 26th May – with our Ceilidh band get together, tightening up the sound, trying new arrangements and just enjoying the moment after the last 14 months of lockdown.  All that was missing were the dancers...
03 May 2021

Looking forward to the dance.

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All is – currently – looking good for our Ceilidh season to start at the end of June 2021 and we are working on tune arrangements to keep the dance lively, fun – and VERY dancey.  Our main Caller, Richard,...
01 February 2021

Ceilidh days will return – and we will be ready!

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Our band are preparing for the eventual return of the Barn-dance with remote rehearsals.  Our callers are waiting patiently, ready to hit the dance floor running when the time comes.  It will come and the fun will start again!

Upcoming Events...

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See you soon!
Sat-02/Oct
20:00 - 23:00

Wedding – Naomi & Tristan

Salcombe
Private
Tue-05/Oct
19:00 - 22:00

Wedding – Johanna & Chris

Braunton
Private
Thu-14/Oct
20:00 - 23:00

Wedding – Robyn & Dan

Liskeard
Private
Sat-16/Oct
19:30 - 22:30

Birthday Party

Shaldon
Private
Sat-23/Oct
19:00 - 22:00

Wedding – Hannah & Ian

Cullompton
Private

Paul, the bands Highland Bagpiper will also play Scottish or Irish tunes, solo and in full Highland Dress as part of the day’s celebrations, if needed.

For more details please visit www.SouthWestBagpiper.co.uk or call 01803 528234