December 7, 2022

After long hiatus, Grade 4 MacEoin-Ramsay Pipe Band re-forms in Ottawa area

The MacEoin-Ramsay Pipe Band was originally formed in the Ottawa area in 1981, and under Pipe-Major David Clyde established itself as a successful competition Grade 4 group. The band has lain dormant for almost two decades . . . until now, with the group being resurrected under Pipe-Major Kris Bawden
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November 27, 2022

Grade 2 band avoids rocky road ahead after new L-D reads p|d and reaches out

The Grade 2 Rocky Mountain Pipe Band of Alberta, Calgary, was facing an uncertain future only a few weeks ago after...
November 25, 2022

The 2022 pipes|drums Holiday Gift Guide! Great deals and products from our advertisers . . .

It’s the 2022 pipes|drums Holiday Gift Guide! We asked our wonderful advertisers to highlight one or two of their...
November 24, 2022

Glasgow Skye completes all-new leadership; MacLeod P-M, Galbraith L-D, Cowan and Sommerville P-S’s

The Grade 1 Glasgow Skye Association has returned to its roots after a two-year search to find new leadership with the...
November 23, 2022

‘Absolute gems’: Iain MacInnes reviews the Eliza Ross Collection (preview: he likes it a lot)

The Eliza Ross Collection – Original Highland Airs Collected on Raasay in 1812 Volume VII in the Musica Scotica...
From the archives
August 16, 2020
No show? Here’s our 10-year Pre-World’s Concert retrospective
We look back at a decade of the annual biggest performance on the pipe band calendar
This day in history
December 8, 1974
Scottish Pipe Band Association AGM concludes that “no great enthusiasm for development” exists with members.

Willie McCallum - Glenfiddich #9 - Part 2

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Double Gold Medallists 2022 - Jamie Forrester and Nick Hudson on their historic success - Part 2

Double Gold Medallists 2022 - Jamie Forrester and Nick Hudson on their historic success - Part 1

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