Spill The Whiskey

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Spill The Whiskey is a fantastic Celtic party band who play infectious dance-tunes, haunting melodies and a selection of popular Scottish and Irish songs. A vibrant, engaging performance style and slick presentation make them terrific entertainers – every event is the Party of the Year.

 “An enthusiastic band with an authentic Celtic sound for an all-inclusive barndance and a brilliant party!”

The band specialises in delivering the ultimate ceilidh or barndance experience, playing a broad range of traditional Irish, Scottish, English and other folk songs and tunes. With a professional ceilidh-caller included in the mix, each of the dances will be explained and demonstrated to suit any ability level, meaning all your guests can get involved. Demonstrating their impressive versatility, for a bit of extra variety Spill The Whiskey can round off the evening with a set of classic pop-songs ranging from the ’50s right through to the present day to fill the dancefloor.

The band personnel are flexible too, depending on the requirements for each event. With a large pool of musicians and instruments to call upon, including guitar, fiddle, double-bass, banjo, bodhran, whistle, mandolin and drums, they can provide an appropriate line-up to suit any occasion.

Spill The Whiskey’s enthusiasm is sure to have everyone leaping up onto the dancefloor for the party of their lives. They come equipped with a top-quality PA system suitable for venues of all types, and the dance-caller uses a radio microphone, allowing full interaction with the audience.

With entertainment as their top priority, Spill The Whiskey will deliver a superb party combining traditional Celtic tunes with other popular music.

  • Finish the evening with a set of modern pop hits
  • Flexible line-up including an experienced ceilidh dance-caller
  • Fully-equipped with a high quality PA system for a great sound

Traditional Irish And Scottish Songs And Dances

Spill The Whiskey play a selection of songs and tunes drawn from the traditional Celtic repertoire, plus a wide range of pop songs, old and new.

Up-Tempo Pop Songs

  • All Night Long – Lionel Ritchie
  • All Shook Up – Elvis
  • Baby Come Back – Equals / Pato Banton
  • Baby Love / Stop / My Guy – Supremes Medley
  • Be-Bop-Alula – Gene Vincent
  • Blame It On The Boogie – Jackson Five
  • Blue Suede Shoes – Elvis
  • Build Me Up Buttercup – Foundations
  • Can’t Get You Outa My Head – Kylie
  • Conga – Various
  • Da-Doo Ron Ron – Ronettes
  • Dance The Night Away – Mavericks
  • Dancing In The Street – Martha Reeves / Bowie, Jagger
  • Dancing Queen – Abba
  • December ’63 – Oh What A Night – The Tams
  • Don’t Stop Moving – S Club 7
  • Dreams – Fleetwood Mac / Corrs
  • Everybody Needs Somebody – Blues Brothers
  • Five Hundred Miles – Proclaimers
  • Get This Party Started – Pink
  • Greased Lightning – Grease
  • Great Balls Of Fire – Jerry Lee Lewis
  • Hey Baby – DJ Ottie
  • Hi-Ho Silver Lining – Jeff Beck
  • Hippy-Hippy Shake – Swinging Blue Jeans
  • Hot Hot Hot – Arrow
  • Hot Love – T Rex
  • I Only Want To Be With You – Dusty Springfield
  • I’m In The Mood For Dancing – The Nolans
  • I Saw Her Standing There – Beatles
  • It’s Raining Men – Various
  • Jammin’ – Bob Marley
  • Johnny B. Good – Chuck Berry
  • Knock On Wood – Eddie Floyd
  • Lady – Mojo
  • Let’s Stick Together – Roxy Music
  • Let’s Twist Again – Chubby Checker
  • Living La Vida Loca – Ricky Martin
  • Locomotion – Kylie
  • Love Train – O-Jays
  • Macarena – Various
  • Mambo No. 5 – Lou Bega
  • Man, I Feel Like A Woman – Shania Twain
  • Mercy – Duffy
  • Mony Mony – Billy Idol
  • Moving On Up – M People
  • Murder On The Dancefloor – Sophie Ellis-Bexter
  • Mustang Sally – Blues Brothers
  • My Guy – Mari Wilson
  • Peggy Sue – Buddy Holly
  • Pretty Woman – Roy Orbison
  • Reet Petite – Jackie Wilson
  • Rock DJ – Robbie Williams
  • Shoop Shoop – Cher
  • Simply The Best – Tina Turner
  • Smooth – Santana
  • Summer Nights – Grease
  • Summertime Blues – Eddie Cochran
  • Tears Of A Clown – Smokey Robinson
  • That Don’t Impress Me Much – Shania Twain
  • The Midnight Hour – Wilson Pickett
  • The Tide Is High – Blondie / Atomic Kitten
  • This Ol’ House – Shaking Stevens
  • Tragedy – Bee Gees / Steps
  • Twist And Shout / La Bamba – Beatles
  • Uptown Girl – Billy Joel
  • Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go – Wham
  • Waterloo – Abba
  • We Are Family – Sister Sledge
  • When The Going Gets Tough – Billy Ocean / Boyzone
  • Valerie – Amy Winehouse
  • YMCA – Village People
  • You Sexy Thing – Hot Chocolate
  • You To Me Are Everything – The Real Thing

Slower Pop Songs And Ballads

  • Angels – Robbie Williams
  • Brown Eyes Blue – Crystal Gayle
  • Can’t Take My Eyes Off You – Andy Williams
  • Crazy – Patsy Cline
  • Dream Dream Dream – Everly Brothers
  • Get Here – Oleta Adams / George Michael
  • Have I Told You Lately – Van Morrison
  • I Can’t Make You Love Me – Bonnie Rait
  • I Don’t Know Why – Nora Jones
  • If Tomorrow Never Comes – Ronan Keating
  • It’s Now Or Never – Elvis
  • Lady In Red – Chris Deburgh
  • Let It Be Me – Everly Brothers
  • Love Is All Around Us – Wet Wet Wet
  • Millennium – Robbie Williams
  • Nights In White Satin – Moody Blues
  • No Woman, No Cry – Bob Marley
  • Raining In My Heart – Buddy Holly
  • Save The Last Dance For Me – Drifters
  • Something Stupid – Frank Sinatra / Robbie Williams
  • Three Times A Lady – Commodores
  • Time After Time – Cyndi Lauper
  • Titanic – Celine Dion
  • Unchained Melody – Various
  • Under The Boardwalk – Drifters
  • When I Fall In Love – Nat ‘King’ Cole
  • Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow – Carole King
  • Wonderful Tonight – Eric Clapton

Reviews (3)

  • 5 out of 5

    William's Wedding

    April 30, 2015 - 7:29 pm

    Having just recovered physically – although not financially! – from the wedding, I thought it appropriate to send you a quick email to thank you for your support on Saturday evening. I felt it was a resounding success and everyone enjoyed the entertainment, which was excellent. Please pass on my thanks to the caller and all musicians involved. I will certainly recommend your services.

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  • 5 out of 5

    Nicola & Scott's Wedding

    October 5, 2014 - 7:10 pm

    We were so pleased we chose you as our wedding band – your music was brilliant, and you were also so friendly and helpful with everything. The ceilidh certainly got everyone on the dance floor and we had lots of comments from guests saying how great they thought you were. We will be recommending you!

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  • 5 out of 5

    Debbie & John's Wedding

    August 10, 2014 - 1:33 pm

    Just a little note to say thank you for performing at our wedding evening. We have received so many positive comments about how much everyone enjoyed the band and enjoyed getting up and dancing: even some hardened non-dancers had a go!

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