How to buy your first bagpipe pipe

Pipe makers are a diverse group of people, but some have become more common than others.This article will explain how to pick your first pipe.First things first, you need to learn how to play the pipes.Learn the basic rules and you’re good to go.For a complete introduction to the pipe game, see this video.The Basics […]

Which bagpipe players are worth listening to?

It’s a great time to be a musician in Australia, and there are plenty of bagpipes to be heard around the country.Here are the 10 best performers of 2018 so far. Here’s a list of some of the top performing instruments in Australia.Bass, guitar, electric guitar, brass, mandolin, banjo, banjoleer, trombone and clarinet: Here are the top […]

‘A great piece of history’: Bagpipe players and their story of the world’s first instruments

“The only time I ever saw a bagpipe player was when he had the band around his neck.”— David Riddell, Bagpipe player and co-founder of the National Bagpipes ClubThe Bagpipe Magazine article “There was no bagpipe in existence until the advent of the guitar.I don’t think anyone has ever really been able to play one, […]

How to find the best bagpipers for your next gig

A bagpiper can be a wonderful instrument, but it’s also an essential part of the music of the 21st century.In fact, the bagpipe was created by an 18th century Englishman who used a device made from a single piece of wood, which is now a relic of history.Here’s our guide to the world’s best bagpipe […]