Welcome to the website of Scotland’s leading ROCK ceilidh band Bahookie!
As a band at the cutting edge of contemporary ceilidh music, Bahookie are well established as a top band in the scot/rock/ceilidh scene. If you need an astonishing live experience to light up your next function Bahookie are your answer! Whether it’s a wedding, Caledonian Society gig, Function or a Music festival, Bahookie will light up the dance floor and get your audience rocking to their unique blend of scottish folk-rock with a difference. The band offers either a full-on band set or Bahookie can also mellow out with an acoustic set, whatever the gig or event requires.
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We are delighted to anounce that we will be heading out to the Gulf to play for The Caledonian Society of Oman at their St Andrews Ball at the end of November!
After the huge success of last years event at The Classic Grand we are delighted to announce that we will be playing at ORANMOR in Glasgow on Friday 13th of December!!
Make this the BIG Christmas night out – its an early gig (Doors 7pm) and done by 9.45pm to leave plenty of time for a BIG night on the batter! Including the band!
If we’ve played or are playing your wedding make sure you don’t miss this gig where we will be previewing ORIGINAL material for our forthcoming 2nd Album!
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For your information, here’s a wee rundown of a BAHOOKIE wedding gig -
8pm start then Ceilidh until buffet/band break at approx 10pm.
We call all of the dances so no previous ceilidh experience is necessary!!!
Throughout the night we play LIVE, in no particular order:
- Caledonia (Dougie MacLean)
- My Love is Like a Red Red Rose.
- Gay Gordons merged with Sweet Dreams – (Eurythmics) or Every Tear is a Waterfall (Coldplay)
- Rescue Me (Dougie MacLean)
- Wild Mountainside – Trashcan Sinatras
- Dashing White Sergeant merged with Breathe (The Prodigy!!!)
- Circassian Circle merged with Best of You (Foo Fighters)
- Virginia Reel merged with Don’t You Worry (Swedish House Mafia)
- Helicopter Dance merged with Hey Boy, Hey Girl (Chemical Brothers)
- Canadian Barn Dance merged with Outer Space (The Prodigy) and Walking on the Moon (The Police)
- Orcadian Strip The Willow merged with Insomnia (Faithless) and Knights of Cydonia (Muse)
Band break and time for guests to relax and have a cup of tea/blether etc with mellow music played through the PA in the background.
10.20pm – Live DJ section. We will play whatever you want from the Laptop (we have state of the art “DJ Trackter” software), but the norm is cheesy disco with loads of floor fillers! We supply state of the art LED DJ and Band lighting/Lasers/PA.
11.20pm – The band plays a rockin’ finale comprising the Orcadian Strip the Willow with Knights of Cydonia (Muse) and Insomnia (Faithless)
Last Waltz (band playing Caledonia) then Auld Lang Syne into Loch Lomond. We then wind down with a couple of DJ tracks.
It all works a treat and is the reason why BAHOOKIE are completely UNIQUE are so popular!
Contact us at email@example.com
Our self-titled debut album “Bahookie” has been a great success and it’s now available to download on itunes. Featuring seven of the most popular tracks at gigs, download the Bahookie Album now from itunes and listen to why we are recognised as one of Scotland’s leading folk/rock ceilidh bands. Click on the album cover on the right to buy and download it or click on this link to buy the Bahookie album.
2. Canadian (preview)
3. My Love Is Like A Red Red Rose (preview)
4. Glenfinnan (preview)
5. Caledonia (preview)
6. The Crossing (preview)
7. Wild Mountainside
“Providing the event with a touch of traditional Scottish music, one of the county’s best live ceilidh bands, Bahookie were at the centre of the shindig playing some well-known tunes. Their blend of rock and traditional celtic music proved to be the energetic performance that the crowd needed.”