A Happy Thanksgiving to all! Take a moment to give thanks to all the things that are good in your life—particularly those that support your glorious addiction to Highland bagpiping.
The 2013 bagpipe competition is drawing to a close. The Worlds has passed and the big guns are loading up for the solos at Oban and Inverness over the next few weeks. Here in the eastern USA competitions are winding down with a fair bit of activity still left through September. No time like the […]
I don’t know why, but the demise of the City of Chicago Pipe Band leaves me feeling extra sad for American bagpiping. Sure, I’ve seen good bands come and go in my time, but this hits at a particular time when US piping and drumming seemed to be on a general upswing in quality and […]
Reference all the bagpipe goodness Pipehacker offers wherever you may be. The site is now optimized for viewing on mobile phones and devices. This is something I’ve been wanted to tinker with this for a while. Technology has finally caught up and made it a whole lot easier. Enjoy!
The “Small Tunes” series on this blog has been a feature for some time. From it’s earliest incarnation as set downloadable bagpipe scores to a podcast with some history and a performance of the tune on the Highland bagpipe, a goodly collection has arisen—and with more still to come. You can access all the posts […]keep looking »