PHOTO OF THE WEEK: The PPBSO’s Board of Directors have approved the creation of perpetual trophies for their overall season winners, their “Championship Supreme” prize. The first trophy has been created, “The William Livingstone” claret jug, for the overall season-long champion in the performance of professional piobaireachd. Bill is pictured […]
Robert Malcolm Memorial Pipe Band on Buchanan Street at Piping Live! 2017
PHOTO OF THE WEEK: A ball-juggling street entertainer captured the attention of the Robert Malcolm Memorial Pipe Band before their Buchanan Street performance at Piping Live! in 2017.
Ticker tape celebrations for Field Marshal Montgomery in 2011
PHOTO OF THE WEEK: Kyle Warren and Field Marshal Montgomery celebrate their win at the World Pipe Band Championships in 2011. This win was part of a Grand Slam, with the band winning every major championship that season. Kyle recently launched a Crowdfunder campaign for his recording projects in 2022, […]
St Laurence O’Toole drum up success in the rain
PHOTO OF THE WEEK: Stephen Creighton leads the St Laurence O’Toole drum corps at the Scottish Pipe Band Championships on May 21, 2011. The band placed first in drumming and second overall.
Duncan Johnstone B Grade overall winner
PHOTO OF THE WEEK: Ben Mulhearn took first place in the B Grade Piobaireachd, and was B Grade overall winner on piobaireachd preference, at the Duncan Johnstone Memorial 2022. All the results from the competition can be found here. More photos of the C Grade Jig competitors can be found […]
St Laurence O’Toole win the Worlds 2010
PHOTO OF THE WEEK: It’s only appropriate that we post these photos in the same week of Pipe Major Terry Tully announcing his retirement from the St Laurence O’Toole Pipe Band. I interviewed Terry for an article in Piping Today magazine in the Glennifer Hotel on the eve of the […]
Shotts drum corps win at Dumbarton
PHOTO OF THE WEEK: Jim Kilpatrick leads the The House of Edgar Shotts and Dykehead drum corps at the Scottish Pipe Band Championships on May 22, 2010. The band placed third overall with a first in drumming.
Dumfries & Galloway Constabulary 2009
PHOTO OF THE WEEK: Dumfries & Galloway Constabulary Pipe Band are led by Pipe Major Callum Watson into the Grade 2 arena at The Worlds in 2009. The band placed fourth at the Worlds that year, and they had a good season placing third at the Scottish, fourth at the […]
Lomond and Clyde 2009
Members of Lomond and Clyde Pipe Band at the European Pipe Band Championships, Greenock on July 25, 2009. The band members are John Smith, Scott Smart, Kyle Kennedy and Robert Sharp. There are more photos from the Europeans 09 in the link at the bottom of the page. Lomond and […]
Pipe Major Don Bradford
This photo is from the Scottish Pipe Band Championships at Dumbarton, back on May 16, 2009 when the Scottish was the first major of the season. The first major of 2022 will be the British Championships at Battery Park, Greenock on May 21. Don Bradford was P/M of Strathclyde Police […]