Piping Live! Glasgow International Piping Festival

Photos © Glasgow International Piping Festival. Ally Henderson of boy band pipers TNT; The Robert Malcolm Memorial Pipe Band from Canada; and The Patalia Pipe Band from Pakistan, and Katherine Tickell—Photos courtesy of Derek Maxwell
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Country and Region United KingdomScotland
Type of Festival Music
Location of Festival Glasgow, Strathclyde, Scotland UK
Festival Contact Information

Piping Live!
Glasgow International Piping Festival Ltd.
30-34 McPhater Street
Glasgow G4 0HW
Phone: (44) 845-241-4400
Fax: (44) 141-353-1570
Email: info@pipingfestival.co.uk

Festival Description

The festival is a uniquely Scottish event that features some of the biggest names in piping. The best in Scottish and International piping talent arrives to perform in outdoor spaces and venues throughout Glasgow City Centre. In addition to festival concerts there are also workshops and ‘come and try sessions’ for beginners to get everyone involved in the Piping fun. There will be a variety of performers from around the world showcasing the best in Scottish and International Piping Traditions and also contemporary bands highlighting the great way in which piping is still relevant in this modern age. It lasts all week and there are many different events including the new extended family events!

Festival Dates August 12 - 18, 2013
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