Sunday Ceilidh – Featured Album by Alan Crookston

By Karyn Mac.
“The Real Ceilidh” Presenter. Irvine Beat FM.

The Alan Crookston Ceilidh Band

Featured Album: (Sunday 28th April 2019)
The Alan Crookston Ceilidh Band
“Note Before Time”

“Note Before Time” from The Alan Crookston Ceilidh Band is this week’s featured album on the Real Sunday Ceilidh. It was released in 2015.

The band are:

Alan Crookston        Lead Accordion

Gary Sutherland      2nd Accordion

Iain Anderson           Fiddle

Liam Stewart             Piano/Bass

Alan Irvine                 Drums

Sleeve notes from the CD:

“This is the bands first album. We hope you enjoy it as much as we enjoyed making it. I would like to thank all the guys in the band for their hard work and friendship over the years. Bit thank you to Colin Garvin for recording and producing the album”. -Alan Crookston

Background Information

Based in West Lothian and Central Scotland, the Alan Crookston Ceilidh Band are one of Scotland’s most sought after bands. Professional and with a wealth of experience, they bring lively Scottish Ceilidh music to any venue and play for all types of functions, from weddings, ceilidhs, 21st birthdays, and anything else you can think of!

The band have played in all corners of the country and have been fortunate enough to play at various festivals, including the Shetland Accordion and Fiddle Festival and the Mull Music Festival.

In 2015 the band were nominated for Dance Band of the Year at the MG Alba Trad Awards and had a track from their debut album nominated in the Celtic Radio Awards in America.

(In March 2019 the Strip the Willow track from the band’s follow up CD “Note Again” won the Best Folk / Singer-Songwriter Song in The Academia Music Awards).

  • We will add this to the list for future featured albums!


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