Tag: Gary West

Jock Duncan, 1925-2021

Jock Duncan, 1925-2021

Jock Duncan, a true Scottish legend in every sense of the word, died yesterday in Ninewells Hospital, Dundee. He was 95. Jock, one of Scotland’s finest traditional singers, was born on the farm of Gelliebrae by New Deer in rural Aberdeenshire and grew up in the farming life at a […]

New ventures in the pipeline for Gary West

New ventures in the pipeline for Gary West

After three decades at the University of Edinburgh, Professor Gary West is leaving at the end of this month. Gary, who is probably best known to pipers as the voice of ‘Pipeline’, BBC Radio Scotland’s popular weekly piping programme, is the Director of the European Ethnological Research Centre at the university’s […]

All eyes on the Glenfiddich on Saturday

All eyes on the Glenfiddich on Saturday

This Saturday’s Glenfiddich Invitational Solo Piping Championship will once again be streamed live over the internet. The stream will be live from 09:45 on Saturday morning at www.thepipingcentre.co.uk/livestream. While the stream itself is free, donations are encouraged, with all money raised going to the Scottish Pipers’ Association (SPA), currently in […]

Blair Atholl piping concert

Blair Atholl piping concert

A small village in Perthshire, Scotland will host TWO consecutive piping events at the end of this October. A “grand concert of piping” is planned for Blair Atholl on Friday, October 25. The venue is the small village hall which sits diagonally across from the imposing wall and entrance gates […]

Just for Gordon

Just for Gordon

Just for Gordon concert at Celtic Connections 2016. On stage from left is Ian Duncan, Allan MacDonald, Lorne MacDougall, Angus MacColl, Stuart Liddell, Gary West, Ross Ainslie, Alex Duncan and Ali Hutton