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Ian is capable of playing an extensive repertoire of popular music. From the infectious energy of The Killers to the timeless classics of ABBA and Queen

Introducing Ian, a Scottish musician who has left an indelible mark on the pub and club circuit across Scotland. With his versatile talents, Ian is an integral part of various bands, including the vibrant world of Ceilidh bands, where he seamlessly blends pop and rock with traditional Scottish music.

Ian’s musical prowess knows no bounds, as he performs at a wide array of events, from intimate weddings to lively parties. His ability to read the crowd and deliver captivating performances ensures that every occasion is a resounding success. His dedication to his craft has earned him the opportunity to grace the prestigious stage at Murrayfield Stadium in Edinburgh, leaving audiences in awe of his exceptional talent.

One of Ian’s recent notable achievements is his collaboration with the iconic Bay City Rollers, an experience that has taken him on exciting musical journeys across the United States and Japan. His participation in this renowned group showcases his high level of skill and versatility.

With his innate musical gift and extensive experience, Ian is capable of playing an extensive repertoire of popular music. From the infectious energy of The Killers to the timeless classics of ABBA and Queen, Ian effortlessly captivates audiences with his exceptional renditions.

Ian’s dedication to his craft and his passion for entertaining shine through in every performance. He possesses a rare combination of talent, experience, and versatility, making him a highly sought-after musician in the Scottish music scene and beyond.

Whether he’s getting the crowd dancing to traditional Ceilidh tunes, belting out rock anthems, or serenading audiences with soulful ballads, Ian’s presence on stage is nothing short of electrifying. His ability to seamlessly blend genres and create unforgettable musical experiences sets him apart as a true maestro of his craft.

For those seeking a highly gifted and experienced musician capable of delivering unforgettable performances, Ian is the perfect choice. His infectious energy and exceptional musicality are sure to leave a lasting impression on any audience, ensuring a memorable event that will be talked about for years to come.

Child Of Mine – Guns N’ Roses

I’m a Believer – The Monkees

Blinding Lights – The Weeknd

Sir Duke – Stevie Wonder

Shotgun – George Ezra

Mr. Blue Sky – ELO

Get Lucky – Daft Punk

Hold Back the River – James Bay

Eight Days a Week – The Beatles

I Think We’re Alone Now – Tiffany

Don’t Stop Me Now – Queen

Don’t Look Back in Anger – Oasis

Dignity – Deacon Blue

Mr. Brightside – The Killers

I’ll Be There for You – The Rembrandts

Love Machine – Girls Aloud

Love Story – Taylor Swift

She’s Electric – Oasis

Loch Lomond – Runrig

Chelsea Dagger – The Fratellis

500 Miles – The Proclaimers

Proud Mary – Tina Turner

Crazy Little Thing Called Love – Queen

Budapest – George Ezra

A Team – Ed Sheeran

Hey Ho – The Lumineers

Brown Eyed Girl – Van Morrison

Superstition – Stevie Wonder

Dock of the Bay – Otis Redding

Get Lucky – Daft Punk

Red – Daniel Merriweather

Get Back – The Beatles

We Love To Boogie – T Rex

Take It Easy – Eagles

Valerie – Amy Winehouse

Hound Dog – Elvis Presley

Signed Sealed Delivered – Stevie Wonder

Folsom Prison Blues

Life on Mars – David Bowie

Chasing Cars – Snow Patrol

Teenage Dirtbag – Wheatus

Juice – Lizzo

Sledgehammer – Peter Gabriel

Let’s Dance – David Bowie

Crazy – Gnarls Barkley

Shut Up and Dance – Walk the Moon

Message in a Bottle – The Police

Dynamite – Taio Cruz

Life with You – The Proclaimers

Can’t Stop the Feeling – Justin Timberlake

Faith – George Michael

Superstition – Stevie Wonder

Go Your Own Way – Fleetwood Mac

Summer of ’69 – Bryan Adams

Dakota – Stereophonics

Paradise – George Ezra

All These Things I’ve Done – The Killers

Higher and Higher – Jackie Wilson

Dancing in the Dark – Bruce Springsteen

Rocking All Over the World – Status Quo

Long Train Runnin’ – The Doobie Brothers

A Little Respect – Erasure

Thinking Out Loud – Ed Sheeran

American Pie – Don McLean

Mamma Mia – ABBA

Uptown Funk – Bruno Mars

The One and Only – Chesney Hawkes

Livin’ on a Prayer – Bon Jovi

Wild Mountain Thyme – The Corries

Saw Her Standing There – The Beatles

Johnny B. Goode – Chuck Berry

Seven Nation Army – The White Stripes

Whiskey in a Jar – Thin Lizzy

Caledonia – Dougie MacLean

I Feel Good – James Brown

Then I Met You – The Proclaimers

Take My Hand – Skerryvore

Pencil Full of Lead – Paolo Nutini

Across the Universe – The Beatles

Harvest for the World – The Isley Brothers

Wish You Were Here – Pink Floyd

Sweet Home Alabama – Lynyrd Skynyrd

Slow Hands – Niall Horan

Purple Rain – Prince

Good Times – Chic

American Boy – Estelle

Learning to Fly – Foo Fighters

Disco 2000 – Pulp

Sex on Fire – Kings of Leon

Take Me Out – Franz Ferdinand

Auld Lang Syne – Traditional

Don’t Stop Believin’ – Journey

Stand by Me – Ben E. King

My Girl – The Temptations

I watched Ian’s solo acoustic performance at a local pub in Glasgow. Great guitar player and singer. It was evident that he poured his heart into each song, Played brilliant music. Was such a great night

Sarah Martin


I booked Ian for my wedding reception and it was simply fantastic. Lovely voice and great guitar playing  that added a touch of magic to our special day. On behalf of me, my husband and my guests, thank you so so much for the music. We all loved it

Olivia Aitken x


Ian’s solo acoustic gig last weekend was absolutely phenomenal. Great delivery of songs had the crowd in awe. Me and mum stayed for his whole set even though we were only meant to be out for 1 drink. Would definitely love to go and see him again soon.

Sophie Wills


Working with Ian as a solo performer was an absolute pleasure. His professionalism and attention to detail were exceptional. From our initial discussions to the actual event, Ian demonstrated a deep understanding of the audience and venue requirements.

He meticulously planned his setlist, carefully selecting songs that would resonate with the crowd. His ability to seamlessly blend pop and rock with traditional music was truly impressive. It showcased his versatility as a musician and catered to a diverse audience.

Ian’s attention to detail extended beyond his musical performance. He arrived well-prepared, ensuring that his equipment was in top condition. He seamlessly coordinated with the sound and lighting technicians, resulting in a flawless production.

Throughout the event, Ian maintained a high level of professionalism and interacted with the audience in a friendly and engaging manner. He effortlessly connected with the crowd, creating a memorable and immersive experience for everyone in attendance.

As a recording engineer who has been involved with live events for 25 years, I highly recommend Ian to anyone seeking a talented musician who not only delivers outstanding performances but also approaches every event with professionalism, precision, and a genuine passion for his craft.

J Carson

JCM Audio and Production


Attended a wedding where Ian showcased his solo acoustic set was an absolute delight. His vocals and skillful guitar playing set the perfect tone for the occasion. He played a great mix of classics and modern hits. Top entertainment.

Mark Hawkin


Went along to see Ian at our local pub and it was a fantastic night. Great songs and energy and undeniable talent. His ability to engage the crowd and interaction was superb.

Laura Louise Dunn


I recently booked Ian for my sisters birthday party as a solo acoustic and it went down so well. Loved the music he played and he was great on the mic chatting to the guests. Friendly and professional. He even had my Gran and her pals up dancing for a few songs lol.

Joanne Robertson


We wanted something different for our wedding day and decided to have a solo singer for part of the day and then again for our guests in the evening. We were extremely pleased with Ian. He was the perfect fit for our tastes. Thank you to Bar Bands for pointing us in the right direction and listening to our ideas and tastes. 10/10 all round xx

Robert and Jade McGovern


I run a hotel in Stirling and I wanted to get live music started in the main bar to keep our customers in after 8pm. Not only did Ian keep them in he brought people in off the street who heard him and we ended up having an utterly brilliant and busy night. Great upbeat music for all to enjoy

Callum Connolly