Tag: Rura

Piping Live! Friday highlights 2022

Piping Live! Friday highlights 2022

As the pipe band world headed to Glasgow Green on Friday to listen to the Grade 1 bands, Piping Live! kept the trad tunes playing at the Kelvingrove Art Gallery, in the Street Cafe and at the Old Fruitmarket. The Armagh Pipers Club drew a large appreciative audience at Kelvingrove […]

What’s on at Piping Live! Friday, August 12

What’s on at Piping Live! Friday, August 12

The Piping Live! Friday night concert in the Old Fruitmarket has got to be the most exciting programme of pipe-driven trad band performances to take the stage in the 18 years of the festival – or indeed, at any festival ever! The Gaelic piping living legend, Allan MacDonald, and his […]

RURA to play the Old Fruitmarket at Piping Live! 2022

RURA to play the Old Fruitmarket at Piping Live! 2022

Piping Live! is fast approaching and it’s great to see the festival returning to the Old Fruitmarket for the Friday night concert on August 12.  Located in Candleriggs and starting at 8.30pm, this year we have RURA + Ross Ainslie and and Brighde Chaimbeul who are sure to provide an […]

Support musicians directly. It’s Bandcamp Friday!

Support musicians directly. It’s Bandcamp Friday!

On the first Friday of the month since March of 2020, the music streaming service, Bandcamp, waive their revenue share to help support the many artists who have seen their livelihoods disrupted by COVID-19. So head over to bandcamp.com NOW and browse through the thousands of albums and millions of tracks […]

CLASP profile: Rebecca Paterson

CLASP profile: Rebecca Paterson

The latest member of the Competition League for Amateur Solo Pipers (CLASP) to be profiled is young Rebecca Paterson from Scotland. • Where are you from and how did you get into piping?I am from Strachur, a village in Argyll, Scotland. I was taught firstly by my Dad as he […]

16 questions with … John Dew

16 questions with … John Dew

1. How are you these days?I’m pretty well. I didn’t think I’d be missing the business of university but with restrictions in place I’m going a little mad. Other than that, I’m grand. I spent four years studying on the BMus (Traditional Music – Piping) Degree course at the Royal […]