• Paul Brand appears with the Cranachan Band and
    The Cherry Pickers acoustic duo. Regular gig appearances include Stobo Castle,
    The Edinburgh Corn Exchange, The Currie Beer Festival, Bannerman’s Bar,
    The Bailie Bar, George IV Bar, The Boardwalk Beach Club
    and The Foresters Arms in Aberdour, Fife.


    Cranachan are an extremely flexible and versatile band.
    They can provide country, folk, rock, pop and soul classics from the past
    up to the present day with ceilidh including accordion, fiddle and dance caller
    if required. Suitable for small intimate parties with duo or trio options
    and for larger events four, five or six piece options
    with a line up to suit specific requirements.

    The Cranachan Duo has played in Scotland's smallest bar The Wee Pub
    holding 20 people and at Silverknowes Beach Boardwalk Beach Club.
    The Cranachan Trio perform regularly at Bannerman's Bar and annually
    at The Currie Beer and Curry Festival.

    Cranachan's full six piece band enjoy playing
    the The Edinburgh Corn Exchange annually to 700 people
    and since 2011 the Cranachan five piece band have played
    at the Stobo Castle Hogmanay Party.

    For Cranachan live booking enquiries e-mail:


    Click below to go to the Cranachan Facebook page


    THE CHERRY PICKERS (Acoustic Duo)

    The Cherry Pickers are an ambitious hard working acoustic duo
    based in Edinburgh featuring Paul Brand and Calvin Laidlaw.
    With rich soulful vocals and two sweet sounding acoustic guitars
    they have a vast repertoire of songs
    covering country, soul, folk, pop and R&B.
    The band regularly play popular sing along classics that you may know
    and some home grown original gems that you will want to get to know.

    The Cherry Pickers always receive a great response from audiences
    wherever they perform.
    Bar residencies include The Baile Bar, George IV Bar
    and The Foresters Arms in Aberdour, Fife.

    Playlist options can be provided on request,
    Here's what's been requested lately:

    Van Morrison, Andy Williams, Dougie MacLean, Eric Clapton,
    Neil Young, Bob Dylan, Robbie Williams, Lumineers, George Ezra,
    David Bowie, Steve Earle, The Drifters, Smoky Robinson, Otis Redding,
    Bob Marley, Jessie J, Killers, Kings Of Leon,
    Jason Mraz, James, Simple Minds, Deacon Blue, Pink Floyd, Zutons,
    The Kinks, CCR, Queen, The Eagles, Rod Stewart, Bruce Springsteen,
    Elton John, T Rex, Supertramp, Fleetwood Mac, Oasis, Travis, Crowded House,
    Waterboys, REM, AC/DC, The Doors, Johnny Cash, The Rolling Stones,
    Kenny Rogers, Dolly Parton, Proclaimers, Lynyrd Skynyrd, The Beatles,
    The Clash, Ben E King, Tom Jones, Elvis Presley, Chuck Berry, Neil Diamond,
    Bryan Adams, The Monkees and a Whole Lotta Ceilidh Music.

    For Cherry Pickers live booking enquiries e-mail:


    Click below to go to The Cherry Pickers Facebook page


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