The Motherships
Wedding Band & Party Band
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The Motherships
Wedding Band & Party Band
Glasgow, Scotland
£1,500 - £2,000
Booked 71 times on FixTheMusic ⚡

About The Motherships – professional covers band based in Glasgow, Scotland

The Motherships are a 4 piece covers band from central Scotland that entertain at weddings, corporate events and parties.

The Motherships' only aim is for all clients that book them to have exactly what they want, when they want it!

We're regularly booked to perform for weddings and events at Culzean Castle in South Ayrshire and Seamill Hydro in West Kilbride.

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If your event has to be a modern upbeat party or whether you need it to have the old Motown classics to swing to, we will be happy to tailor our song list to suit your preferences.

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The Motherships have all their own PA systems, lighting rigs and transport (full details can be given on request). They are also fully covered with full public liability insurance for your own peace of mind. All equipment is PAT tested to the highest safety standards.

We are able to learn any song requests you may have, provided you let us know well in advance of your wedding or event.

Here are just some of the locations where we have been booked by clients on FixTheMusic for weddings and events...

  • Culzean Castle, Maybole
  • Lochside House Hotel
  • Old Course Hotel Resort
  • Glenbervie House Hotel
  • Seamill Hydro, West Kilbride
  • Kingsmills Hotel, Inverness
  • Cornhill Castle, Biggar
  • Breadsall Priory Marriott Hotel
  • Hopetoun House, Queensferry
  • Elgin, Scotland
  • North Berwick

So if you are in need of the finest wedding band Glasgow has to offer, that are amongst the most reliable and experienced in the business, then look no further than The Motherships band.


At The Motherships, we're suckers for romance. Helping couples to celebrate their wedding day is the most gratifying part of our job.

We aim to deliver a service that is completely bespoke for you and yours, with minimal fuss - leaving you to concentrate on everything else that goes into planning the best day of your life.

We provide everything you need, including set list consultation to get your wedding soundtrack just right, to all of our own sound and lighting equipment, so that you know you can arrive on the day with your guests, relaxed and ready to party.

The band also offers a called ceilidh set, which is a very popular option to include.

We perform all over the UK and take bookings years in advance.

13 verified reviews

"We had a fantastic evening having hired the Motherships to play at our wedding at the Old Course Hotel in St Andrews. Mark was very responsive and friendly over email before the event and they accommodated our first dance request, creating a brilliant atmosphere when we wanted all of our family and friends to join us on the dance floor. Their performance during the night was excellent. They had great energy throughout and kept the dancefloor busy. They guided us through a celiedh despite many of our party never having done one before and it was one of the highlights of the night. If you want a fun, loud, rocky night then I'd highly recommend this group. Thank you guys!"

Olivia Swales, 3 September 2023, wedding reception at Old Course Hotel, St Andrews, UK
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"Thank you so much Mark and The Motherships band you made our night come alive with great music great singing and our dance floor was never empty. We loved the dance off. Can't recommend you's enough. Everyone was asking who the band was as the thought you's were fantastic, love Mr & Mrs Hunter x"

Celine and Brian Hunter, 25 August 2023, wedding at Tudor Hotel, Airdrie, North Lanarkshire
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"Hi guys, Just wanted to leave a wee message to say thank you for playing at our wedding last weekend at Carfraemill Lauder. It was an amazing night! You guys have had so many compliments from our guests. We just loved it! Such a great bunch of guys. Hope you had as much fun as we did. Mr & Mrs Rollo."

Naomi and Derek Rollo, 29 June 2023, wedding at The Lodge at Carfraemill, Scottish Borders
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"Now that we have calmed down I would like to thank you guys so much for Saturday!! We had an absolute ball & the band totally made the atmosphere amazing!! Everybody was commenting on how great you were. Thank you again, The Cowans."

Mhairi Louise & John Cowan, 2 April 2023, wedding at Coville Park, Motherwell
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"Fantastic band that everyone was raving about after our wedding. Thanks guys, nothing was a problem for you. Our daughter was made up!"

Helen McIntosh, 22 November 2022, wedding in Glasgow, Scotland
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"Thank you so much for being part of our special day. You kept the guests on their feet the whole night! X"

Susan and James Wallace, 8 August 2022, wedding at Popinjay Hotel, Lanarkshire
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"We would just like to thank you for everything that The Motherships did at our wedding on Saturday we have been flooded all day Sunday with compliments about you guys everyone including us loved you definitely the best band around. Thanks again, Stew & Jas x"

Stewart and Jason Marks, 16 May 2022, wedding at Airdrie Town Hall, North Lanarkshire
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"Thank you The Motherships. Great night and suffice to say... Brilliant band. Highly recommend...."

Alan and Marie Walkinshaw, 3 February 2022, wedding at Ferrybridge Hotel, North Queensferry
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"Such an amazing night last night for our wedding...The Motherships band were amazing!! Thank you so much !! xx"

Pauline and Andrew Gilmore, 17 October 2020, wedding at Avonbridge Hotel, Hamilton
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"The Motherships played at my wedding on the 28.9.19 & they were brilliant! Lots of my guests commented on how good the music was. Me & my husband were delighted with their version of our first dance song, they played it amazingly. We couldn't have picked a better band for our night. Highly recommend. Thanks again guys!"

Julie Burns, 21 October 2019, wedding in Troon, Scotland
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"Absolutely delighted with The Motherships at our wedding, they made it such a fantastic evening! A brilliant mixture of music and the dance floor was full all night 🤩 couldn’t have asked for a better wedding band👌 think a few of our guests might book yous up!"

Daisy MacDougall, 16 September 2019, wedding in Glasgow, Scotland
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"Just saw them at Whistle Binkies. They are absolutely amazing. Lots of talent and very lively. Made my last night in Edinburgh a memorable night!!!"

Vlora Dervishi, 21 August 2019, party at Whistle Binkies, Edinburgh
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"Absolutely fantastic band. My son and daughter-in-law's wedding was superb. Thank you."

Jacqui Diamond, 11 August 2019, wedding in Edinburgh, Scotland
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Audio samples
Shut Up and Dance
Hot Stuff
Do You Love Me / Wipe Out
Ain't No Sunshine
Hard Days Night / Twist and Shout
Lyin' Eyes
Nothing Compares
Can't Help Falling in Love (Elvis)
Forever You & Me by The Teskey Brothers
Set List

Robin Thicke - Blurred Lines

Boss Hoss - Word Up

Coldplay - Yellow

Heartland - I Loved Her First

The Strokes - Last Night

Kasabian - Fire

The Zutons - Valerie

Kings Of Leon - Sex On Fire

The Coral - Dreaming Of You

The Black Keys - Gold On The Ceiling

The Black Keys - Lonely Boy

Noel Gallagher - What A Life

The Killers - Mr Brightside

Paulo Nutini - Candy

Franz Ferdinand - Take Me Out

00's Continued

Rihanna/calvin Harris - We Found Love

The Arctic Monkeys - Look Good On The Dance Floor

Bruno Mars - Just The Way You Are

Jason Mraz - I Won't Give Up

Daft Punk - Get Lucky

The Killers - Human

Steve Earl - Galway Girl

Avicii - Wake Me Up

Pharrell Williams - Happy

Paolo Nutini - Ten Out Of Ten

Stereophonics - Dakota

Ed Sheeran - Thinking Out Loud

James Bay - Hold Back The River

Walk The Moon - Shut Up And Dance

Mark Ronson Feat Bruno Mars - Uptown Funk

50's & 60's

The Black Crowes - Hard To Handle

Ottis Redding - Dock Of The Bay

The Band - The Weight

The Beatles - I Saw Her Standing There/get Back

The Beatles - Hard Days Night/twist N Shout

James Brown - I Feel Good

Creedence Clearwater Revival - Proud Mary/bad Moon Rising

Van Morrison - Brown Eyed Girl

Chuck Berry - Johnny B Goode

The Kinks - You Really Got Me

The Temptations - My Girl

Ben E King - Stand By Me

Neil Diamond - Sweet Caroline

Jackie Wilson - Higher And Higher

Frankie Valli - Can't Take My Eyes Off You


Rod Stewart - Maggie May

Chic - Le Freak/good Times

The Doors - Roadhouse Blues

The Eagles - Take It Easy/lying Eyes

Robert Palmer - Bad Case Of Loving You

Bill Withers - Ain't No Sunshine

Wild Cherry - Play That Funky Music

Eric Clapton - Wonderful Tonight

Thin Lizzy - Whiskey In The Jar

Kc And The Sunshine Band - Get Down Tonight

Al Green - Let's Stay Together

T. Rex - Twenty Century Boy


U2 - With Or Without You/pride

Talking Heads - Burning Down The House

Tom Petty - Won't Back Down/free Falling

R.e.m - The One I Love

Crazy Little Thing Called Love - Queen

The Waterboys - Fisherman’s Blues

U2 - The Streets Have No Name

Soft Cell) - Tainted Love

David Bowie - Lets Dance

The Proclaimers - 500 Miles

Halls And Oats - Maneater

Erasure - A Little Respect

The Human League - Don't You Want Me

Prince - Kiss

Deacon Blue - Dignity


Crowded House - Fall At Your Feet

Greenday - Good Riddance/time Of Your Life

Oasis - She's Electric

Dougie Maclean - Caledonia

Mama Freedom Version - No Diggity

Goo Goo Dolls - Iris

U2 - All I Want Is You

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