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October 23, 1962Archie MacNeill dies, age 83, Glasgow.
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Fri, 17 Oct 2014
The 2015 World’s format is backwards. It’s hard to fault the organizers for having another go at the 2014 format: Friday only Grade 1 qualifying; Saturday is the Grade 1 Final and everything else. It’s an opportunity missed. But i …
UPCOMING EVENTS October 25, 2014Central Virginia Celtic Festival & Highland GamesRichmond International Raceway, Richmond VAOctober 31, 2014Tucson Celtic FestivalRillito Raceway Park, Tucson , AZNovember 8, 2014PPBSO AGM and GALABest Western Brant Park Inn, 19-Holiday Inn Drive, BrantfordNovember 15, 2014Angus Macdonald ChampionshipsLakeside, CANovember 21, 20142014 Balmoral ClassicPittsburgh, PA
TIP OF THE DAY
Pipers: If your pipe chanter reed has been sitting for 2 hours or more, hold the reed between your index and thumb with a slight squeeze to warm the reed up for 20 to 30 seconds before playing. This will reduce the time the reed takes to come into pitch.
Donald MacPhee, reedmaker, Alexandria, Scotland