Booking Pipers or Pipe Bands
Booking a piper, pipe band or drumming band for your wedding or Scottish themed function creates a terrific atmosphere for your guests. Even if you only want to book a solo piper, to pipe in the guests, pipe and address the haggis at a VIP function we have dozens of pipers, marching pipe bands, piping groups and sensational bag rock bands to choose from.
We can also offer a long list of great Ceilidh bands to book, ideal for wedding receptions and other parties and events.
“BAGS OF ROCK” is a new and exciting audience experience! Featuring ex Red Hot Chilli Pipers frontman Gregor “G-man” James and 2 of the best young pipers in the Scottish trad music scene, Bags Of Rock’s, tongue-in-cheek performances are gaining them a reputation as one of the most entertaining acts on the corporate circuit.
Available for: All Functions and Corporate Events. Learn more about booking Bags of Rock >
Hire CLAN AN DRUMMA for a truly tribal experience. Clan an Drumma means "Children of the Drum". The band plays heavy traditional Scottish drums and Highland Bagpipes with an emphasis on the more traditional "tribal" sounds of ancient Scotland.
For an unforgettable experience "Keep it Tribal" the bands motto
Available for: All Functions and Corporate Events. Learn more about booking Clann an Drumma >
Available for: All Functions and Corporate Events. Contact us to book David McRoberts >
Available for: All Functions and Corporate Events. Contact us to book Jim Cooper >
JIMI THE PIPER AND SAMMI O first performed together in an award winning show at the Edinburgh International Arts Festival in 2003 - an outdoor performance of "Gogo, The Boy With Magic Feet" at the city's Royal Botanic Gardens. They have been friends ever since. Sam comes originally from Nigeria and now lives in Edinburgh. He is perhaps better known as a dancer and dance choreographer and has been involved in several successful Edinburgh Festival productions in recent years
Available for: All Functions and Corporate Events. Click to learn more, listen to Jimi and Sammi samples and find out how to hire the band>
MACUMBA is a unique group of musicians based in Scotland who mix the traditional sounds of Scottish bagpipes with the infectious rhythms of Brazilian percussion. Starting as a batucada (or drumming group) in the early 90's, MacUmba grew out of a series of drumming workshops held at the Glasgow School of Art. Soon after, MacUmba added various combinations of flutes, guitars, bass, voices etc. to the batucada, and performed at many events throughout Scotland
Available for: All Functions and Corporate Events. Click to learn more, listen to MacUmba samples and find out how to hire the band >
THE NEILSTON AND DISTRICT PIPE BAND was formed 25 years ago, 15km south west of Glasgow in the townships of Neilston and Barrhead. The dress worn is the traditional kilt and plaid with accompanying dress and cross belts (no. 1 uniform). The national instrument, the great highland bagpipe is accompanied by a corp of drums, namely snare, tenor and bass and the ensemble is lead by Drum Major William Martin and Pipe Major Iain Mcdonald.
Available for: All Functions and Corporate Events. Contact us to book the Neilston and District Pipe Band Pipers >
Bagpiper Iain McDonald is Pipe Major of Neilston and District Pipe Band and has led the band to the U.S.A., Canada, Thailand, Japan, Australia China and every European country. Universally recognised as an expert on the Scottish bagpipes Iain is a staff tutor at the Piping Centre in Glasgow and Honorary tutor at the Piping School in Galecia, Spain. He has performed for the Queen, Prince Charles and two British Prime Ministers. He is also a superb Keeper of The Quaich and has hosted many international gatherings and conferences.
Available for: All Functions and Corporate Events. Contact us to book Pipe Major Iain McDonald >
Hire the sensational RED HOT CHILLI PIPERS – for the ultimate Bag Rock experience book this unique show - Scottish pipes meet rock legends Queen! This is the band that invented the Bag Rock genre with brilliant Scottish Bagpipers, Drummers and blazing guitarist they create a sound so hot it will leave you wanting more. The Red Hot Chilli Pipers have rocked audience all over the world from New York to China.
Available for: all types of events - Corporate, weddings and festivals . Click to listen to Red Hot Chilli Pipers samples and find out how to hire the band>
ROYAL BURGH OF STIRLING PIPE BAND: The Highland Bagpipe once a terrifying psychological instrument of war has now been harnessed into a joyful instrument that raises the spirits and brings a smile to the lips. Today historic regimental marches blend with the songs of Robert Burns, Scotland's most famous Poet as well as with tunes from modern day composers. For many The Highland Bagpipe is a celebration of all things great in Scottish history and culture.
Available for: All Functions and Corporate Events. Contact us about booking the Royal Burgh of Stirling Pipe Band >
SALTIRE BEAT are Scotland's new bag rock sensation! The band provides a mix of contemporary, rock, pop, traditional and fancy tunes on the bagpipes, drums and guitar. We will build a package that suits you. Current songs range from Chasing Cars, 500 Miles, We Will Rock You, Clocks, Loch Lomond, Auld Lang Syne, right through to The Hokey Cokey! (Video Sample)
Available for: All Functions and Corporate Events. Contact us about booking Saltire Beat >
The Glaswegian musical melting pot that is SAMBAYABAMBA has been raising the roof around Scotland, the UK, and across Europe for over 12 years now. SambaYaBamba is one of the most unusual experiments in live dance music Britain has to offer. Taking the instruments of Brazilian percussion, they smash their way up through everything from drum and bass, hip hop, old school funk, via ska, breakbeat, bhangra...whilst not forgetting where it all started - the most infectious Brazilian rhythms on the planet.
Available for: All Functions and Corporate Events. More Info & Samples of the Scots/Brazilian percussion group SambaYaBamba >
The POKEY HATS are five guys, with bagpipes, drums, a sense of humour and a pride in their national identity. They are a totally unconventional pipe band dressed like buskers with tee shirts, boots, sneakers and kilts they have over the years taken their unique interpretations of Scottish, contemporary and novelty music to audiences in Scotland, England, Ireland, Europe and the USA. Energetic, enthusiastic, noisy and completely “off the wall” the Pokeys dance and run around whilst playing their instruments. A welcome and entertaining addition to any event.
Available for: All Functions and Corporate Events. Contact us to hire the Pokey Hats band >
Your choice of Pipers and Scottish music for hire includes Bags of Rock | Clann an Drumma | David McRoberts | Jim Cooper | Jimi the Piper and Sammi O | Macumba | Neilston & District Pipe Band | Pipe Major Iain McDonald | Red Hot Chilli Pipers | Royal Burgh of Stirling Pipe Band | Saltire Beat | SambaYaBamba | Pokeyhats |
To book any of these Pipers or Pipe Bands or for more information
call 0845 062 3377
The Neil Drover Agency