Pipers Club Atlantic

April 8, 2017
The Old Triangle Alehouse 5136 Prince Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

Pipers Club Atlantic is dedicated to the promotion of the highland bagpipes and its music. It is also a way for the Atlantic Canadian pipe band community to interact socially and share their music with each other outside of the competition season.

Pipers Club Atlantic event dates will coincide with the Halifax Citadel Mini-Gatherings, scheduled for January 28, March 4, and April 8, 2017.

Each event will feature up and coming pipers, duos or quartets, a headline performer, and a traditional Celtic artist/group.

April 8, 2017 – Doors 6:30 PM Showtime 7:00 PM

Piping duet – James Dyson & Blaise Theriault

Featured solo piper – Kevin Dugas

Quartet – Dartmouth & District Pipe Band

Featured ceilidh performance with Alycia Putnam

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Pipers, try not to anticipate the doubling, playing ahead of the beat. Worry about placing the G gracenote right in time and the second gracenote of the doubling will follow. Listen to yourself playing the melody with only the G gracenote.
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