"These guys are simply superb! If you are looking for traditional ceilidh music you don't have to look any further." - Amanda Clarke, Bridge of Lochay Hotel (Killin)
Tarmachan are a talented, helpful, accommodating, and brilliant band! We organised a celebration ceilidh with a diverse audience, including some who don't speak English, some children, some elderly, and all were able to join in and have fun. Planning was easy with timely communication and flexible timing. Marieke, Ewan, and Willie helped turn our evening from a regular party into a truly special celebration! - Vidminas Mikucionis
"Tarmachan were just superb. They came to my 60th birthday on Loch Tayside and gave us a ceilidh to remember. It was a great evening and with great music and spot-on calling; even first-timers were able to join in and thoroughly enjoy a fantastic evening of scottish country dancing. Can't recommend highly enough !!!!! - Ally McLeish
"Thank you all for playing on Saturday night. It was great and everyone loved the ceilidh!" - Vivien Reid
"Very many thanks for giving us all such a great time on Saturday night. What a blast, what a gas. Brilliant. We had the time of our lives." - Tony McKelvie
"I booked Tarmachan for my cousin's wedding in Crieff in August and they were so brilliant I have booked them again for my in-law's 25th wedding anniversary in October. Marieke is well organised and efficient. On the night of the wedding, they arrived on time and had their sound system set up in no time. They know their music well and play with such ease and enjoyment. They've got a diverse repertoire and adapt well to the mood of the party. Marieke did a great job leading out as most of the guests had never done ceilidh before. Everyone I spoke to afterwards said that this had been one of the highlights of the wedding. So much fun and a fantastic way to bring people together! I can wholeheartedly recommend." - Hellevi Walker
"This is just a follow up after the dust has settled, to thank you all once again for an amazing night of entertainment on our wedding celebration night. You guys made the night for us all and with your expertise and professionalism and of course, musical talent, we all had a ball (literally). Our kids (young and old) and friends are still raving on about the ceilidh and your enthusiasm was obviously rubbing off on everyone as the floor was full, pretty much for the whole 2 hours. Along with your own precise guidance and instructions (and patience) for the varied dances, Marieke, what was also very good, was the volume of the music was just right for the size of the room and thinking back, it could not have been better.
We will have no issue with recommending you to our friends and families for the future should the circumstances arise and good luck indeed for you as a band for the future.
Thanks again - Norman & Karen Campbell
"We hired Tarmachan for a small gathering we held at Mains of Taymouth, Kenmore. Most of the people in our group had never experienced a ceilidh before and they were somewhat reluctant to take part....however within 5 minutes of the music starting we were off and EVERYONE got involved! Marieke clearly explained each dance in advance so we all knew (roughly!) what to do and the music was just brilliant. The feedback from the group afterwards was great - everyone LOVED it! I highly recommend Tarmachan for your special event." - Stephanie Wilson
"Just a quick email to say thank you so much to the three of you for helping to make Sunday evening such an enjoyable one for me and for my guests. I lost count of the number of people who, during the evening and at breakfast the next day, complimented me on my choice and asked me how I'd found the band. I also really enjoyed the "interlude" songs you played and you'll be pleased to hear that my friends and family did, too. Once again, thank you and I hope I will get the chance to hear you play again sometime. Be assured that I'll pass on your details to anyone who asks." - Will Weir
"Thank you for giving us a super night at Killin. The weekend went very well & everyone enjoyed themselves. Your music was perfect & they enjoyed your songs, too." - Kareen McDougall
"Thank you so much for being so wonderful on Saturday. I was rather embarrassed that we were so clueless, but you made everyone feel that they could have a go, and it was a real highlight of the weekend. A huge thank you and we will definitely keep your details and be back in touch next time!" - Sarah McNaughton
"Thanks for providing a fantastic nights entertainment on our wedding!" - Colin and Barbara Laing
"I first heard Tarmachan at my niece's 30th birthday party and was really impressed. So when it came to organising my retirement party I had no hesitation booking Tarmachan. They really helped get the evening underway, giving guidance to those not familiar with ceilidh dance steps. When guests were taking time out from the dancing Tarmachan continued to entertain with their music and songs. I wouldn't hesitate to recommend Tarmachan to anyone looking for a excellent professional ceilidh band." - Linda (Dumbarton)