2012 Livingstone invitational solo bagpipe competition. A prestige recital-style event presented by pipes|drums online piping publication. Since 1977 the event has provided the stage for virtuoso musicianship by some of the best solo pipers in the world. This year¡¯s edition moves from the traditional May date to Saturday, October 6, 2012. The Hamilton Club located at James and Main Streets in Hamilton plays host to ¡°The Livingstone, presented by pipes|drums¡±. The evening starts with a 6:30 pm semi-formal, Highland Dress preferred reception (hors d'oeuvres served, full cash bar), with the performances following at 8:00 pm.