February 29, 2024

Boggies down for 2024 Pre-World’s Concert

Reigning World Champions Peoples Ford Boghall & Bathgate Caledonia will take the stage for the third time in the band’s 52-year history at the annual Pre-World’s Concert in Glasgow on August 14th. The Glasgow Skye Association Pipe Band will promote the “Cabar Fèidh” event, as they have...
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February 20, 2024

The Pipemakers: John Ban MacKenzie was piping’s first superstar

John Ban was described as the last of the old school. He was the complete piper: he could kill the sheep, make the bag,...
February 19, 2024

RNZPBA release details of new Oceania Solo Drumming Championship June 29th

As part of the Royal Scottish Pipe Band Association’s new eight-contest Champion of Champions League, the Royal...
February 18, 2024

Neil Sloan

The accomplished pipe band snare drummer Neil Sloan passed away on February 15, 2024. He was in his mid-fifties....
February 18, 2024

2024 Metro Cup Champion: Alex Gandy

Dartmouth, Nova Scotia's Alex Gandy won the 2024 Metro Cup Solo Piping Championship held at the Holiday Inn Newark...
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From the archives
July 28, 2014
Benoni MacTalla takes South African Championship
Grade 2 Benoni MacTalla delivered two winning performances in both events to take the title . . .
This day in history
March 1, 1972
PPBSO increases Grade 1 band requirement to 2 MSRs and 2 medleys.

Andrew Wright - The Desperate Battle

Andrew Wright's extraordinary two weeks in Southern California – Part 2

Andrew Wright's extraordinary two weeks in Southern California – Part 1

Teaching Older Players - a Panel Discussion - Part 2

Upcoming events
Stornoway, Isle of Lewis | March 1, 2024

James Duncan MacKenzie / Neil Smith Piping Recital

Redding, California | March 3, 2024
National Piping Centre, McPhater Street | March 9, 2024
Seaforth Armoury, 1650 Burrard Street, Vancouver | March 9, 2024
Glasgow | March 9, 2024

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