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Pipe Idol Final 2023

August 17th, 2023 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

•Pipe Idol 2022 winner Luke Kennedy being presented with his Fred Morrison Reel Pipes by Finlay MacDonald. Photo: JohnSlavin @designfolk.com / Bagpipe.news

Who will be crowned Pipe Idol 2023?

After four heats of fierce competition the four finalists will play one last time in front of a panel of secret judges in the National Piping Centre auditorium to see who will be crowned champion. Watch throughout the week as the heats take place at the Street Cafe to see who makes it through to the grand final.. Thanks to Fred Morrison Pipes for their generous sponsorship of this event.


Previous winners of Pipe Idol are:

2022 – Luke Kennedy; 2019 – Brodie Watson-Massey; 2018 – Hamish Reade; 2017 – Robbie MacIsaac; 2016 – Callum Craib; 2015 – Scott Barrie; 2014 – Calum Brown; 2013 – Angus J. MacColl; 2012 – Connor Sinclair; 2011 – Sarah Muir; 2010 – Alex Gandy; 2009 – James MacKenzie; 2008 – Cameron Drummond; 2007 – Cameron Scott; 2006 – Keith Bowes

•Pipe Idol 2019 winner Brodie Watson-Massey. Photo: JohnSlavin @designfolk.com / Bagpipe.news
•Pipe Idol 2018 winner Hamish Reade with Fred Morrison. Photo: JohnSlavin @designfolk.com / Bagpipe.news
•Pipe Idol 2017 winner Robbie MacIsaac. ©JohnSlavin@designfolk.com/Bagpipe.news
•Pipe Idol 2016 winner Callum Craib with Fred Morrison. Photo: JohnSlavin @designfolk.com / Bagpipe.news
•Pipe Idol 2015 winner Scott Barrie. Photo: JohnSlavin @designfolk.com / Bagpipe.news
•Pipe Idol 2013 winner Angus J. MacColl. Photo: JohnSlavin @designfolk.com / Bagpipe.news
•Pipe Idol 2012 winner Connor Sinclair. Photo: JohnSlavin @designfolk.com / Bagpipe.news
•Pipe Idol 2011 winner Sarah Muir with Fred Morrison. Photo: JohnSlavin @designfolk.com / Bagpipe.news
•Pipe Idol 2010 winner Alex Gandy. Photo: JohnSlavin @designfolk.com / Bagpipe.news
•Pipe Idol 2009 winner James Duncan MacKenzie with Fred Morrison.
•Pipe Idol 2008 winner Cameron Drummond with Nigel Richard. Photo: Derek Maxwell
•Pipe Idol 2007 winner Cameron Scott. Photo: Derek Maxwell
•Pipe Idol 2006 winner Keith Bowes with Fred Morrison. Photo: Derek Maxwell
•Jonathon Graham piping in the very first edition of Pipe Idol in 2004, when the festival was named Piping Hot.


August 17th, 2023
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm


The National Piping Centre
0141 353 0220
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The National Piping Centre