"uplifting tune music for jiggin' aboot"
what we are
Based in Peebles, in the Scottish Borders, Jiginaboot Ceilidh Band are a multi-talented acoustic trio who offer an energetic ceilidh experience. Enchanting and melody driven music for dancers. Jiginaboot are a new ceilidh band formed by a collective desire to create uplifting tune music for jiggin' aboot. Morag, our caller, will lead you through all the familiar Scottish dances and also some exciting lesser known ones.
Morag Brown - calling, fiddle, stomp board
Lewis Powell-Reid - bouzouki, accordion
Johnny Morris - banjo, fiddle, mandola, mandolin, bodhran (!)
In addition, if a 'bigger' sound is required, we can play with a percussionist as well (as in the photo above).
listen to the band
Tarantella - jig set.mp3
Farewell to Erin - reel set.mp3
Jiginaboot Ceilidh band can teach all the popular ceilidh dances: Dashing White Sergeant, Gay Gordon's, Strip the Willow, Canadian Barn Dance, St Bernard's Waltz, Strip the Willow, the Eightsome Reel, Boston two-step, Cumberland Square Eight, Flying Scotsman, Circassian Circle and many more besides. The band can also teach some more unusual dances, such as the spiral dance, and some continental dances.