Category Archives: Pipebands

Pipe band news from the East and West coasts.

Bagpipes, bagpipers & pipe bands in Vancouver

TweetThere’s nothing like a room full of bagpiper and drummers to get your heart – and a season underway. The first competition of the piping season in the Pacific Northwest was successfully launched last weekend in Surrey.  The BC Pipers’ … Continue reading

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A memorable day in Abbotsford

TweetThe sun shone again, for the 16th time in the 17 year history of the BC Law Enforcement memorial, commemorating those officers of the RCMP and all other police forces who lost their lives in the line of duty in … Continue reading

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A great evening of bagpipes … by the beach

TweetIn the world of pipe bands, there are only a few occasions when both competitive and performance pipe bands play together. The June 14 “Bagpipes by the Beach” in West Vancouver is one of those occasions. In the Lower Mainland … Continue reading

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Music, dancing and whisky tasting scheduled for Tartan Day 2014

TweetThe RCMP E. Division Pipe Band and the Buffalo Celtic Music Society are proud to present: Tartan Day 2014 Concert “A Highland Celebration” Saturday, April 5, 2014 Riverside Palace Banquet Hall, 14431 Knox Way, Richmond, BC V6V 2Z1 Cocktails: 6pm. … Continue reading

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Dowco Triumph Street Pipe Band needs your help !

TweetFresh from their band trip to Cosa Misa, California to compete at the annual ScotsFest USS Highland Games, the Dowco Triumph Street Pipe Band is now gearing up for the BC spring and summer competition season and their upcoming trip … Continue reading

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Thirty years of great piping and drumming & six World Championships: SFU Pipe Band

Tweet Jack and Terry Lee reflect on the past 30 years of the Simon Fraser University (SFU) Pipe Band

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The Fab 18: Delta Police Pipers & Paul McCartney

TweetIt was quite a performance, and one the 18 members of the Delta Police Pipe Band will not soon forget. Several months ago, PM John Ralston contacted the McCartney folks to see if they wanted a pipe band to join … Continue reading

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Now that’s a drum! SFU preps for NYC Lincoln Centre concert.

TweetA new bass drum,  a new set of Northern Ireland manufactured Andante snare and tenor drums and a new music piece written by Robert Mathieson will be some of the highlights of a 30th anniversary concert May 4 at the … Continue reading

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