Category Archives: Music

Bagpipes and Dhol in Vancouver: Moving the music East

TweetRecently I published a post about an evening I spent with fellow bagpiper and former Triumph Street Pipe Band member Donald MacMillan.  We were involved with a pub crawl in downtown Vancouver celebrating the birthday of the great Nova Scotia … Continue reading

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Bagpiping in downtown Vancouver: pub crawling in Gastown

Pub crawling in Vancouver an ordeal. But meeting a former Triumph Street bagpiper easily compensates. Continue reading

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Calling all Cape Bretoner’s in Vancouver: A taste of home.

A Cape Breton square set for all the Vancouver folks. Continue reading

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Vancouver a great place to play the bagpipes

TweetWith fall days soon to be upon us, the joy of escaping out into our city parks to play bagpipes in Vancouver, Coquitlam, Burnaby, West Vancouver and Burnaby will soon be over. Ah well, it’s been a great summer.  Despite … Continue reading

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Red hot bagpiping – Planet Pipe has landed

Tweet For all you aficionado’s of the fine instrument that many of us play, there are a number of great online locations to listen to the latest albums, releases, solo projects, etc.  One of the best is now back on … Continue reading

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Bagpiping in Vancouver or bagpiping in Las Vegas, baby!

Tweet It’s going to be big – and hot. Piping hot! April 14-17, 2011 in the Nevada desert. Far away from the cold April drizzle and clouds of the Lower Mainland and Vancouver, British Columbia. An opportunity to play the … Continue reading

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Starting young and playing well – 10 yr. old on the bagpipes

TweetI found this video on YouTube.  It’s from a performance earlier this month at Sabhal Mor Ostaig on the Isle of Skye, Scotland. The young bagpiper’s name is Lewis, but I’m not sure what his last name is. It’s a … Continue reading

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D-Day’s Mad Piper Bill Millin Dies

“Mad” D-Day bagpiper Bill Millin dies at 88. Continue reading

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