• 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

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!
07 December 2020

We feel a Ceilidh coming on.!

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With the realistic prospect of a vaccine coming soon, inquiries for Ceilidh dates are coming in.  We have 20 confirmed booking so far.  If you are thinking of booking ‘Piping Hot’ for your event, please check our website ‘Events’ page,...
11 July 2020

Love will always find a way.

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Couples planning for their wedding are starting to adapt and going ahead with a smaller wedding ceremony – and having their celebration for all their family friends, with a meal and evening Ceilidh, at a later date.  This gives them...

Upcoming Events...

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See you soon!
Sat-26/Jun
20:00 - 23:00

Wedding – Anna & Adam

Manaton
Private
Sat-03/Jul
20:00 - 23:00

Wedding – Lesley & Robin + Disco

Modbury
Private
Sat-10/Jul
20:00 - 23:00

Wedding – Sarah & Jack

East Soar Farm
Private
Sat-17/Jul
TBC

Wedding – Ruth & Alexander

Stockland
Private
Sat-24/Jul
20:00 - 23:00

Wedding – Lucy & Henry + Disco

Brixton
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