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Pipe band news from the East and West coasts.

Vancouver bagpipers to be featured in one-hour CBC documentary

Tweet (The following is a reprint of a July 22 story from Pipes/Drum magazine) All too often mainstream coverage of anything to do with Highland bagpipes is full of ridicule, jokes and derision, but a new one-hour documentary on Simon … Continue reading

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Vancouver Police Pipeband performing in Switzerland

Tweet(The following is a news release from the Vancouver Police Pipe Band.) The Vancouver Police Pipe Band is performing in the 2010 edition of the Basel Tattoo, the second largest event of its kind in the world. The official Basel … Continue reading

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N.B. pipe band loses instruments and gear in fire; looking for help

TweetWith summer parade season upon them, a legion pipe band in New Brunswick is in desperate need of new uniforms, drums, carriers and other gear that was destroyed when their practice hall, the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 93, in Oromocto, … Continue reading

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Great weekend performance by young Seattle pipe band

TweetFor many people who regularly attend highland games in the Pacific North West, you are likely familiar with the young pipers and drummers around the field in the MacKenzie tartan kilts. The Northwest Junior Pipe Band from the Shoreline area … Continue reading

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Vancouver bagpipers and band have winning weekend in Costa Mesa, California

Tweet (The following post is from the Dowco Triumph Street Pipe Band website, which can be found here.) The Dowco Triumph Street Pipe Band had a winning 2010 Memorial Day weekend in only their second appearance at ScotsFest in Costa … Continue reading

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Calling all bagpipers, in BC and beyond! Help launch the World’s 2010.

Tweet The World Pipe Band Championships 2010 is ready to launch. Organizers are inviting all pipers and drummers and pipebands to come to Glasgow Green at 12pm, May 3, to play two tunes: Highland Laddie and Scotland the Brave. If … Continue reading

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