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”
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:
Crookston Lead Accordion
Sutherland 2nd Accordion
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
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!
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.
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.
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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