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John Logan

Empire played at our Son and Daughter in law wedding in the Tudor Hotel Airdrie and they are excellent well done to all in the band no bad reviews from any the Guests.


Courtney MacKillop

Empire played at our wedding two weeks ago at Myres Castle. They were absolutely incredible! When I initially spoke to Heather to book them late last year, she was so helpful in creating the perfect night for us. We wanted largely covers with ceilidh music sprinkled throughout and that's exactly what we got! Our guests were up dancing the entire night, and with the expect ceilidh calling even our American guests were managing! :) we also were so thankful that Empire were able to learn our first dance song for us and put on a beautiful version of it that we will always remember. Thank you all so much!!! Courtney & Douglas xx More...


Kirsty Stone

Empire played for our wedding on the 4th of December and were great. Heather, their lead singer is also their person of contact and was always very prompt in her communication, we felt very confident with our band choice before the night. On the night itself we were blown away with their professionalism, friendliness and above all their ability to keep our dance floor full all night! We had loads of compliments for Empire and would recommend them to anyone wanting a fun night of dancing at their wedding. Thank you guys for helping to make our wedding amazing! More...


Andrew Brown

Played at our wedding on 15th October 2016 at Craigsanquhar Hotel. Amazing setlist with something for everyone and sounded brilliant, we couldn't have picked a better band for the night.

Would definitely recommend this band to anyone looking for a band for their wedding. Couldn't do enough for us and always responded quickly to our emails.

Thanks again guys!


Joanne Cavanagh Hilley

A massive thanks to Empire, you guys were amazing on Saturday night! With the gig being very last minute due to problems with another band, you dealt with everything in the most professional manner and helped put our minds at ease. What a lovely friendly bunch, and thoroughly Entertaining! All of our guests were commenting on how fantastic the band sounded! I would highly recommend this band, please don't think twice about hiring Empire for your future functions.. X More...


Nicola Heroy

Planning a wedding from the US is a challenge in its own, but finding a band I wouldn't be able to meet/hear until the day of the wedding was super scary! I heart music and a good band must pull a great live performance off perfectly! I searched high and low. Immediately when I found EMPIRE I knew they were going to awesome. Heather was so easy to email with and they are EXTREMELY accessible, answering emails within minutes it felt like (even with our time changes!). We had a special request of a couple songs and they learned them easy peasy. I wasn't even nervous, I knew they had this! Wedding day comes, they are adorable. I have 60 Americans in kilts, in Culzean castle, whole schabang, and they have everyone on the dance floor, just killin it! I like to pretend they are like the band at the end of the movie "10 Things I Hate About You" - Save Ferris? Is that an American thing? :) But yeah they are even awesomer, if you can imagine that.

Dancing to Rage on my wedding day? Check! Learning Celideh dances? Check! I could go on and on and I have been for the past 6 months since the wedding! I was just over the moon with these guys and soooo grateful my googling for hours led me to them! You can't find a better band, or at that a better group of people to share your big special day with! Book them right now and get your boogie in a big white dress on! xoxoxoo Nicola


Matt Fothergill

Just about one of the best bands I've had the pleasure of working with in the last few years. They are wonderful live and are all about service to the client. I highly recommend Empire for any wedding or function out there. Heather and the gang are just lovely! More...


Alison Etheridge

Toby's Magical Journey a children's cancer charity, based in Fife, were hosting a dinner and dance event. The run up to the event Heather dealt professionally with all our questions and also assisted with our other entertainer. On the day of the event, they arrived at the time they said. There performance was outstanding , bags of energy, everyone had a great time. I have no hesitation in recommended them. More...


Vicky Cameron

My husband and I had Empire at our wedding in Edinburgh April 2017. On the run up the communication between ourselves and the band was open, excellent and reassuring. Heather managed any request, including one very last minute which they accommodated without complaint. They were absolutely excellent wonderful and amazing live. We had so many positive comments from our guests. The balance and mixing of regular songs and ceilidh helped with the mix of Scottish and non Scots guests. They dont sound like they are playing live, their sound is so clear and accurate. They enjoy what they do and it translates onto audiences. I would book them again in a heart beat. I hope to see them at another wedding because i enjoyed them so much. More...


Jonathan Briggs

Thank you so much for making our day amazing. So many people commented on how great the band were and they helped in so many different ways. They were very flexible, helped with lots of different requests and really helped to make our day perfect. Thank you so much and I would hugely recommend Empire Scotland! More...


Laura Taylor

Empire played at our wedding in September and were absolutely amazing! We came across them by chance online and I'm so glad we did as they were perfect. From the first contact Heather was so helpful and friendly and the whole process was very simple. Heather has an amazing voice and the band are very current sounding so can easily belt out modern hits but also nail all the oldies and even some surprise rock/indie tunes! Our dance floor was packed all night and everyone said how great the band were. I highly recommend Empire and the band were definitely a highlight of our wedding! Thank you Empire! Xxx More...


Claire Logan

What can we say about empire. We had them
at our wedding on 4/11/17. We knew they were going to be good as we had heard them in glasgow one night however we weren't prepared for how amazing they would be at the wedding. We had so many comments the next day to say how amazing the band were. Heather puts so much energy into the evening and she is so great to deal with, she gets back to you so promptly. They learnt our first dance song which was so lovely. Absolutely delighted with our choice of band. They made a real impact to the wedding. I'm not sure many bands could say they had the dance floor full during just the sound check!!! Thanks so much to you all! More...


Lexy Scott

We worked with Empire at our exhibition.
They played a few live sets in our live band showcase and they were amazing!
I would highly recommend them to anyone looking for a wedding band


Caroline Scott

Empire played at the wedding I was bridesmaid at and they had the dance floor full the whole night! Can’t recommend them highly enough to make a great party! Xx


Emma Smith

The band played last night at our son & daughter-in-laws wedding. Fabulous �. A great mixture of songs, they learned the requested ‘first dance’ number and had the guests dancing to rock, pop and ceilidh tunes all night.


Charlotte Hays-Wheeler

Empire played at my best friends wedding last night and they were amazing! I don’t think that the dance floor was empty all night. Would definitely recommend! �


LLesllie Hodge

We absolutely loved having the band play for us at our wedding on Saturday ��� they were brilliant and kept the whole party entertained. We were so impressed with them leading our first dance song in a short space of time. Amazing band with an amazing playlist of songs. Thank you guys. You were wonderful love Duncan and Leslie aka Mr and Mrs Hodge � More...


Christina Minejko

Look nowhere else for your wedding band, Empire are the best of the best! They have such a good range of songs and Heather was so helpful in the run up to our wedding letting us have a say in the set list, the dancefloor wasn't empty the whole night and we are particularly glad we added some ceilidh songs too as everyone had a blast! You can tell every member of the band is extremely talented and more importantly they genuinely enjoy what they do. Thanks again Empire for making our wedding reception so memorable! P.s. we are all desperate to see the video of Dignity!! More...


Claire McLaughlin

Cannot recommend these guys highly enough - they were amazing and ensured our dance floor was packed! Heather was a pleasure to deal with, even messaging me when on holiday and drafting in a piper to accommodate our request of having 50/50 ceilidh and covers. Their organisation and communication is matched by their amazing talent and I would book them in a heartbeat if I was ever organising another event! More...


Lauren Chamberlain

Empire were absolutely incredible at our wedding! We could not recommend them more. They kept the dance floor full all night long and were very instructive when it came to the ceilidh dances as a number of our guests had never ceilidh danced before. They sang our first dance for us too which made the atmosphere feel so special! Book these guys for your wedding!! More...

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