August 31, 2007

University of Strathclyde offers packed World’s week

The Lord Todd Bar at the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow has become an epicenter of activity over the nearly three decades that the World Pipe Band Championships have risen in prominence, and 2007 offers the biggest week ever.

The full list of events for this next week is provided by Willie McCallum, who works with the University and organizes contests and performances. Tickets, except where noted, are available directly from the venue.

Tuesday, August 7
1 pm
The Lord of the Todd Bass and Tenor Drum Competition sponsored by TyFry, SC Drumming, Jim Kilpatrick Percussion & Premier Percussion
Tickets £7 available from Drumming For Drinks.

4:30 pm
Todd’s Bar Masters Drumming Recital – A Tribute to Alex Duthart, featuring Gordon Brown, Eric Ward, Jim Kilpatrick, Barry Wilson and Steven McWhirter, hosted by Ken Eller. Sponsored by Andante Percussion, Pearl Drums and Premier Percussion
Tickets £7

8 pm
House of Edgar-Shotts & Dykehead Pipe Band
Open practice. Free.

Wednesday, August 8
8 pm
ScottishPower Pipe Band Practice
Open practice. Free.

Thursday, August 9
7:30 pm
University of Strathclyde Piping Recital Challenge
Featuring Alasdair Gillies, Angus MacColl, Stuart Liddell and Gordon Walker, hosted by Bob Worrall. Sponsored by McCallum Bagpipes.
Tickets £7

Friday, August 10
4:30 pm
House of Edgar Shotts and Dykehead Pipe Band
Open practice. Free.

Sunday, August 11
7:30 pm
Karaoke Night at the Lord Todd, presented by Winter Storm


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