Tag: Hamish Moore

Piping concert set for Inverness reprise

Piping concert set for Inverness reprise

Hamish Moore’s Cáirdeas Nam Piobairean vehicle for “promoting Scottish piping of all types” is to reprise its recent successful concert held at Blair Atholl the night before last month’s Glenfiddich. The concert will take place as part of the week-long Blàs festival across the highlands and islands and takes place […]

Malin Lewis and Jarlath Henderson.

Diary: Cowal/Bob Shepherd/Celtic Connections/John Wilson

Cowal Highland Gathering may not be the piping and pipe band event it once was but its organisers are celebrating winning a leading tourism prize. Cowal has just been awarded the Best Cultural Event or Festival title at last weekend’s The Highlands and Islands Tourism Awards. Cowal beat the HebCelt […]

Colin Ross, an appreciation

Colin Ross, an appreciation

By Hamish Moore I first encountered Colin Ross at a concert in Edinburgh where he was playing fiddle with The High Level Ranters; what an inspirational evening for me. I was hearing, for the first time, Northumbrian pipes, fiddle, accordion and guitar as an ensemble. Colin’s enormous legacy to the […]

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 […]