Yard Of Ale

Live Traditional Scottish Band

The folk band from the Lothians with a reputation for top quality music and excellent entertainment.


With over forty years of experience entertaining corporate, hotel, pub and club customers in and around Scotland, the hallmark of Yard Of Ale is their versatility in both material and instrumentation.


Acoustic guitars, banjo, fiddle, mandolins  and harmonicas along with some nifty three part harmony and plenty of good crack between numbers has established the band as a complete entertainment package.


Their repertoire and its presentation is a refreshing slant on popular folk music which has proved to appeal to the most varied of audiences.

Yard Of Ale appear and perform regularly at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, folk festivals, concert halls, pubs, clubs and hotels.


They have recorded 3 CD albums and are featured regularly on local, national and international radio stations. Their music was also featured in Irving Welsh’s film “Ecstasy”.


Yard of Ale travel with professional, self contained, sound and lighting systems suitable for indoor and outdoor use.

To book Yard Of Ale, contact Emkay Entertainments Agency via mark@emkayentertainments.net. Alternatively, speak to a booking agent directly on 01506 855 555.

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Registered Office;
Emkay Entertainments Agency
The Entertainment Hub
Unit 1
7 Drovers Road
East Mains Industrial Estate
West Lothian
EH52 5ND
Opening Hours;
Office:  Monday to Friday  - 10am - 6pm
             Saturday & Sunday  - Closed
Remotely:  Monday to Friday  - 10am - 9pm
                   Saturday & Sunday  - 12pm - 9pm
Please note - Our offices are currently
closed due to COVID-19 Restrictions. All
contact is being handled remotely.
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