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2014 Bagpipe Events and Venues

Norman McRae Graveside Service

December 19, 2014
I played the Scottish Highland bagpipes this morning during the graveside service of Norman McRae at Desert Lawn Memorial Park in Kennewick, Washington. Highland Cathedral, Going Home, and Hector The Hero were played during the service. MacNeil of Barra was the tartan of the day.

Hanford Patrol Tactical Response Team Graduation

December 11, 2014
I piped in the graduates this morning, on the Scottish Highland bagpipes, to start the Hanford Patrol Tactical Response Team Graduation at the Battelle Auditorium in Richland, WA. MacNeil of Barra was the tartan of the day.

Lee "Swede" Pace Ceremony of Life

December 10, 2014
I played the Scottish Highland bagpipes this morning during the Ceremony of Life for Lee "Swede" Pace at Cloverleaf Hall in Enterprise, Oregon. Hector The Hero was played, among other tunes. MacNeil of Barra was the tartan of the day.

Elsie McQuerry Graveside Service

December 03, 2014
I played the Scottish Highland bagpipes this afternoon during the graveside service of Elsie McQuerry at Tahoma Cemetery in Yakima, Washington. Suo Gan, Return From Glengarry, and Going Home were played before the service. The service concluded with Amazing Grace and Highland Cathedral. MacNeil of Barra was the tartan of the day.

Eric Dunham Wake

November 01, 2014
I played many tunes on the Scottish Highland bagpipes this afternoon during the wake for Eric Dunham at Balboa Winery in Walla Walla, Washington. MacNeil of Barra was the tartan of the day.

Jack Lockett Funeral

October 03, 2014
I played a few pre-service tunes on the Scottish Highland bagpipes and then Amazing Grace and Highland Cathedral during the funeral of Jack Lockett this afternoon at Langevin El Paraiso Funeral Home in Yakima, Washington. MacNeil of Barra was the tartan of the day.

Family Reunion on Lewis Peak

September 27, 2014
Wearing the MacNeil of Barra tartan, I played several tunes on Scottish Highland bagpipes and smallpipes this evening at a family reunion northeast of Walla Walla, Washington. Highland pipes were played on the ridge at sunset, with smallpipes indoors afterward. Dancing and singing by the family rounded out the evening.

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Bootlegger's Cove Bar & Grill

September 13, 2014
I played a few tunes on Scottish smallpipes at Bootlegger's Cove Bar & Grill in Tieton, Washington today. I was up there to see Celtic band Carrigaline.

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Skweez The Weezle at Tumbleweed Music Festival

August 31, 2014
I played Scottish Border bagpipes, tenor mandola, and whistles today with Celtic band Skweez The Weezle at the 18th annual Tumbleweed Music Festival in Richland, Washington.

Skweez The Weezle at Bootlegger's Cove Bar & Grill

August 23, 2014
I played Scottish Border bagpipes, tenor mandola, and whistles today with Celtic band Skweez The Weezle at Bootlegger's Cove Bar & Grill in Tieton, Washington.

After the gig I played Scottish Highland bagpipes with my friend Larry Buchanan of Highland Pipes and Drums on bass drum.

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Bootlegger's Cove Bar & Grill

August 16, 2014
I played a few tunes on Scottish smallpipes at Bootlegger's Cove Bar & Grill in Tieton, Washington today. I was up there to do reconnaissance for Skweez The Weezle's gig there on August 23, 2014.

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Anthony Steiger Funeral

August 04, 2014
I played When The Saints Go Marching In on the Scottish Highland bagpipes this morning for the recessional march during the funeral of Anthony Steiger at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Kennewick, Washington. MacNeil of Barra was the tartan of the day.

Skweez The Weezle at Benton City Daze

August 02, 2014
I played Scottish Border bagpipes and whistles today with Celtic band Skweez The Weezle at Benton City Daze in Benton City, Washington. The rain held off for the most part. We did play through some huge raindrops during our An Dro set.

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Skweez The Weezle at Downtown Walla Walla Concert

July 27, 2014
I played Scottish Border bagpipes, tenor mandola, and whistles today with Celtic band Skweez The Weezle at the Downtown Walla Walla Concert in Walla Walla, Washington.

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Skweez The Weezle at Athena Caledonian Games

July 12, 2014
I played Scottish Border bagpipes, tenor mandola, and whistles today with Celtic band Skweez The Weezle at the Caledonian Games in Athena, Oregon.

Order of the Eastern Star

July 02, 2014
Wearing the MacNeil of Barra tartan, I played Scottish Highland bagpipes for the Order of the Eastern Star installation of officers at the Yakima Valley Sundome in Yakima, Washington. Scotland The Brave and Murdo’s Wedding were played to bring the new officers in. Lord Lovat’s Lament and Loch Ruan were played for the parting marches.

Skweez The Weezle at 2014 Prosser Scottish Fest

June 21, 2014
I played Scottish Border bagpipes, tenor mandola, and whistles today with Celtic band Skweez The Weezle at the 14th annual Prosser Scottish Fest and Highland Games in Prosser, Washington.

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Scottish Deerhound Specialty

June 21, 2014
Wearing the MacNeil of Barra tartan, I played Scottish Highland bagpipes for The Scottish Deerhound Club of America's National Specialty today at Howard Amon Park in Richland, Washington. The prelude tune was Hector The Hero. Mustering tunes were Scotland The Brave and Murdo’s Wedding. Parade of Champions tunes were Lord Lovat’s Lament, Loch Ruan, and Return From Glengarry.

Bagpiper David Lanigan at 2014 Scottish Deerhound Specialty

Here are a couple of YouTube videos from the event:
Mustering Tunes for the Best of Breed Parade
Scottish Deerhound Specialty video (parade starts at 00:29)

Liz and Simon's Wedding

June 14, 2014
Wearing the MacNeil of Barra tartan, I played Scottish Highland bagpipes today for Liz and Simon’s wedding at Shadow Lake Ranch north of Prosser, Washington. Processional march Return From Glengarry brought the grandmothers to their seats. A selection of jigs, reels, and marches was played while guests were being seated for dinner. I played Scotland the Brave and Murdo’s Wedding to lead guests onto the field to view the anvil launch conducted by pyrotechnic wizard Wayne Pearson.

Kathleen and Gary's Wedding

June 08, 2014
Wearing the MacNeil of Barra tartan, I played Scottish Highland bagpipes today for Kathleen and Gary’s wedding at the lighthouse on Clover Island in Kennewick, Washington. Processional march Return From Glengarry brought Kathleen and her father to the alter. The jig Farewell To The Tay accompanied Kathleen and Gary during the recessional.

Skweez The Weezle at Prosser 1st Friday

June 06, 2014
I played Scottish Border bagpipes, tenor mandola, and whistles this evening with Celtic band Skweez The Weezle at Pizzazz! (see photos) and Horse Heaven Saloon during Prosser’s 1st Friday event. We were helping to raise awareness of the Prosser Scottish Fest within Prosser, Washington.

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Bill McCullough Graveside Service

June 04, 2014
I played Scotland The Brave and Amazing Grace on the Scottish Highland bagpipes this morning for the graveside service of Bill McCullough at Einan’s Sunset Memorial Gardens in Richland, Washington. MacNeil of Barra was the tartan of the day.

Christopher Wollam Memorial

June 02, 2014
I played Amazing Grace on the Scottish Highland bagpipes this afternoon for the memorial of Christopher Wollam at the Memories at Sunset Event Center in Richland, Washington. MacNeil of Barra was the tartan of the day.

2nd 2014 Prosser Scottish Fest Pub Crawl

May 31, 2014
Wearing the Ancient Hunting Fraser tartan, I played this evening for another Prosser Scottish Fest pub crawl to raise awareness of the fest within Prosser, Washington. Local businesses that I played at were: The Pizza Stone & Pub, The Barn Restaurant, Princess Theater, El Caporal Restaurant, Horse Heaven Hills Brewery (see photos), Horse Heaven Saloon, and Bern’s Tavern.

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David Lanigan, Dave Pearson, and John-Paul Estey at
The Pizza Stone & Pub

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Trusted bannerman Dave Pearson and bagpiper David Lanigan at
The Barn Restaurant

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Bannerman Dave Pearson and bagpiper David Lanigan at the
Princess Theater

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Bagpiper David Lanigan playing the El Caporal Restaurant

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Bagpiper David Lanigan playing to smooth the brews at
Horse Heaven Hills Brewery

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Bagpiper David Lanigan at the
Horse Heaven Saloon

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Bagpiper David Lanigan at
Bern’s Tavern

Carlos Benjamin Memorial

May 19, 2014
I played Amazing Grace, Highland Cathedral, the Marine Corps Hymn, and Going Home on Scottish Highland bagpipes for the memorial of Carlos Benjamin at West Side Church in Richland, Washington. MacNeil of Barra was the tartan of the day.

Monsignor Desmond Patrick Dillon Memorial

May 19, 2014
I played Amazing Grace and Rakes of Mallow on the Scottish Highland bagpipes this afternoon for the memorial of Monsignor Desmond Patrick Dillon at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Kennewick, Washington. MacNeil of Barra was the tartan of the day.

Jack Frase Memorial

May 17, 2014
I played Amazing Grace and Highland Cathedral on the Scottish Highland bagpipes this afternoon for the memorial of Jack Frase at Columbia High School in Burbank, Washington. MacNeil of Barra was the tartan of the day.

Murphy Clan Family Reunion

May 11, 2014
Wearing the MacNeil of Barra tartan, I played many Irish and Scottish tunes on the Scottish Highland bagpipes for the Murphy Clan family reunion and tree planting ceremony in Toppenish, Washington.

Whitman College 2014 Renaissance Faire

April 26, 2014
I played Scottish Border bagpipes, tenor mandola, and whistle with Skweez The Weezle this afternoon at the 44th annual Whitman College Renaissance Faire in Walla Walla, Washington.

1st 2014 Prosser Scottish Fest Pub Crawl

April 19, 2014
Wearing the Ancient Hunting Fraser tartan, I played this evening for the Prosser Scottish Fest pub crawl to raise awareness of the fest within Prosser, Washington. Local businesses that I played at were: The Pizza Stone & Pub, The Barn, Horse Heaven Hills Brewery (see photos), Horse Heaven Saloon, and Bern’s Tavern.

Bagpiper David Lanigan at Horse Heaven Hills Brewery

House Party

March 22, 2014
I played Scottish Highland bagpipes, Scottish Border bagpipes, and whistles this afternoon at a house party in Richland, Washington. Troy Hanford and Mike Day of Celtic band Skweez The Weezle joined me for the tunes. We had a great time.

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Skweez The Weezle at the Towne Crier - 2014 St. Patrick's Day

March 17, 2014
I played Scottish Border bagpipes, tenor mandola, and whistles this evening with Celtic band Skweez The Weezle at the Towne Crier Restaurant and Lounge in Richland, Washington. The Towne Crier hosted Thursday night Celtic Nights, with host band Skweez The Weezle, for many years. It’s always good to be back.

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Victor Marshall Celebration of Life

March 15, 2014
I played the Scottish Highland bagpipes this afternoon for Victor Marshall’s Celebration of Life at the Knights of Columbus hall in Richland, Washington. A selection of Irish themed tunes were played. MacNeil of Barra was the tartan of the day.

Skweez The Weezle at 3RFS 2014 Celtic Concert

March 14, 2014
I played Scottish Border bagpipes, tenor mandola, and whistles this evening with Celtic band Skweez The Weezle for the Three Rivers Folklife Society’s Celtic Concert at the Community Unitarian Universalist Church in Pasco, Washington.

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Skweez The Weezle at Royal Columbian Retirement Inn

March 13, 2014
I played Scottish Border bagpipes, tenor mandola, and whistles with Celtic band Skweez The Weezle today at the Royal Columbian Retirement Inn in Kennewick, Washington. This was for their annual St. Patrick’s Day celebration.

Skweez The Weezle at Charbonneau Retirement Community

March 09, 2014
I played Scottish Border bagpipes, tenor mandola, and whistles with Celtic band Skweez The Weezle today at the Charbonneau Retirement Community in Richland, Washington. This was for their St. Patrick’s Day celebration.

Burn's Night Dinner - 2014

January 25, 2014
I played the Scottish Highland bagpipes and Scottish smallpipes, and a bit of tin whistle this evening at the Plung’s 3rd Annual Burn’s Night dinner in West Richland, Washington.

David Lanigan's Scottish smallpipes at Plungs 2014 Burns Dinner

Skweez The Weezle at B-F Humane Society 2014 Crab Feed

January 25, 2014
I played Scottish Border bagpipes, tenor mandola, and whistles with Celtic band Skweez The Weezle today for the Benton-Franklin Humane Society’s 15th Annual Crab Feed, benefiting the homeless animals in the care of the Benton Franklin Humane Society in Kennewick, Washington. This fundraiser took place at Saint Joseph Catholic School in Kennewick.

Please call (509) 528-0131 or email today for event / venue bookings
or for a consultation to discuss your requirements.