Chicago 1982: blowing hard in the Windy City

Published: February 28, 2010

Iain MacDonald looks back at the Chicago PipeFest ¨C a watershed event in the history of world piping and drumming. Included are sound files of Grade 1 performances from the actual 1982 competition.

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