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2016 Bagpipe Events and Venues

Thelma Mitchell Funeral

December 17, 2016
I played the Scottish Highland bagpipes this afternoon for Thelma Mitchell’s funeral at Richland Church of the Nazarene in Richland, Washington. Amazing Grace was played as the recessional at the end of the service.

MacNeil of Barra was the tartan of the day.

Benjamin Stull Funeral

December 17, 2016
I played the Scottish Highland bagpipes this morning for Benjamin Stull’s funeral at Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Church in Walla Walla, Washington. Amazing Grace was played as the recessional at the end of the mass.

MacNeil of Barra was the tartan of the day.

C. Dwight Underwood Memorial Service

December 11, 2016
This morning, I played Scottish Highland bagpipes for C. Dwight Underwood’s memorial service at Einan’s Event Center at Sunset Gardens in Richland, Washington. Lord Lovat's Lament and Lament for Red Iain were played before the service. Amazing Grace was played to end the service. I marched out playing Highland Cathedral.

MacNeil of Barra was the tartan of the day.

Veteran's Day Ceremony

November 11, 2016
I played the Scottish Highland bagpipes this morning for a Veteran's Day ceremony at Tri-City Adventist School in Pasco, Washington. Amazing Grace was played at the end of the indoor program. Highland Cathedral was played to lead everyone outside to raise the flag of the United States of America.

MacNeil of Barra was the tartan of the day.

Jodi Westerland Memorial

November 09, 2016
I played the Scottish Highland bagpipes this evening for Jodi Westerland's memorial at Van's 1885 Bar and Grill in Naches, Washington. Scotland The Brave, Highland Laddie, Amazing Grace and Highland Cathedral were played.

MacNeil of Barra was the tartan of the day.

Gina Kathryn Grant Bull Funeral and Graveside Service

October 21, 2016
I played the Scottish Highland bagpipes this morning for Gina Kathryn Grant Bull’s funeral at St Patrick Catholic Church in Walla Walla, Washington. Going Home was played as the processional. Amazing Grace was played as the recessional at the end of the mass.

I later played for Gina’s graveside service at Ivy Cemetery in Prescott, Washington. A selection of tunes was played as family and friends arrived at the grave site, with Danny Boy played just before the service. Suo Gan was played for the placement of roses.

MacNeil of Barra was the tartan of the day.

Kelly and Tierney’s Wedding

October 1, 2016
I played Scottish Highland bagpipes this afternoon for Kelly and Tierney’s wedding at the Moore Mansion in Pasco, Washington. Selections of tunes were played as guests arrived. Wedding party families were piped in with Scotland The Brave. Bridesmaids, groomsmen, and the flower girl were piped in with Return From Glengarry. Kelly and Tierney, along with the wedding party and families were piped out with Lord Lovat’s Lament and Loch Ruan.

MacNeil of Barra was the tartan of the day.

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Photos courtesy of Bill Watts Photography

Skweez The Weezle at Tumbleweed Music Festival

September 3, 2016
I played Scottish Border bagpipes, dulcitar, and whistle today with Celtic band Skweez The Weezle at the 20th annual Tumbleweed Music Festival at Howard Amon Park in Richland, Washington. The festival was presented by Three Rivers Folklife Society and co-sponsored by the City of Richland.

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Skweez The Weezle at Tieton’s Highland Community Days

August 20, 2016
I played Scottish Border bagpipes, dulcitar, and whistles today with Celtic band
Skweez The Weezle at Highland Community Days in Tieton, Washington. Irish dancer Jazmin joined us for some great steps on the City Park Stage.

Skweez The Weezle at Athena Caledonian Games

July 09, 2016
I played Scottish Border bagpipes, dulcitar, and whistles today with Celtic band
Skweez The Weezle at the Caledonian Games in Athena, Oregon.

Charles Groff Celebration of Life

July 01, 2016
This afternoon, I played Scottish Highland bagpipes for Charles Groff’s Celebration of Life at Einan’s Event Center at Sunset Gardens in Richland, Washington. Highland Cathedral was played as firefighters filed in. Amazing Grace was played for the retrieving of the colors at the end of the service.

MacNeil of Barra was the tartan of the day.

Ranney Sharman Funeral and Graveside Service

June 25, 2016
I played the Scottish Highland bagpipes this morning for Ranney Sharman’s funeral at Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church in Grandview, Washington. Amazing Grace was played at the end of the mass.

I later played at Ranney’s graveside service at Grandview Cemetery. Going home was played as the casket was carried from the hearse to the grave site. Highland Cathedral was played at the end of the service.

MacNeil of Barra was the tartan of the day.

Skweez The Weezle at 2016 Prosser Scottish Fest

June 18, 2016
I played Scottish Border bagpipes, dulcitar, and whistles today with Celtic band Skweez The Weezle at the 16th annual Prosser Scottish Fest and Highland Games in Prosser, Washington.

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Skweez The Weezle at Memorial Day Celebration

May 30, 2016
I played Scottish Border bagpipes, dulcitar, and whistles with Celtic band Skweez The Weezle at the Memorial Day Celebration held at Einen’s Event Center at Sunset Gardens in Richland, Washington. We played after the morning memorial ceremony as guests snacked on hot dogs, ice cream, and soft drinks. Irish dancers Jazmin and Emma performed with us too.

Hanford Patrol Tactical Response Force Graduation

May 26, 2016
I played Scottish Highland bagpipes for the Hanford Patrol Tactical Response Force Graduation at the MSA Atrium in Richland, Washington. I piped the graduates into the ceremony playing Return From Glengarry.

MacNeil of Barra was the tartan of the day.

Michael William McCoy Celebration of Life

May 06, 2016
I played Scottish Highland bagpipes for Michael William McCoy’s Celebration of Life at Einan’s Event Center at Sunset Gardens in Richland, Washington. Amazing Grace was played during the service.

MacNeil of Barra was the tartan of the day.

Pub Crawl to Promote the Prosser Scottish Fest

April 30, 2016
I played Scottish Highland bagpipes for a Pub Crawl throughout Prosser, Washington to promote the Prosser Scottish Fest and Highland Games to be held on June 18.

Ancient Hunting Fraser was the tartan of the day.

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Sally Robbins Graveside Service

April 29, 2016
I played the Scottish Highland bagpipes for a graveside service at High Valley Cemetery in Ellensburg, Washington. Amazing Grace was played to end the service.

MacNeil of Barra was the tartan of the day.

Skweez The Weezle at Whitman College Renaissance Faire

April 23, 2016
I played Scottish Border bagpipes, dulcitar, and whistles with Celtic band Skweez The Weezle at the Whitman College Renaissance Faire in Walla Walla, Washington.

Esau Jesse Moss Memorial Service

April 09, 2016
I played the Scottish Highland bagpipes for Esau Jess Moss’s memorial service at the Yakima Area Arboretum in Yakima, Washington. A few tunes were played as guests arrived. Highland Cathedral, Going Home, and Amazing Grace were played during the service.

MacNeil of Barra was the tartan of the day.

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Frank Gardner Graveside Service

March 31, 2016
I played the Scottish Highland bagpipes for Frank Gardner’s graveside service at Touchet Cemetery in Touchet, Washington. A few tunes were played as guests arrived. Amazing Grace was played to end the service.

MacNeil of Barra was the tartan of the day.

Bruce Lee Shepherd, Jr. Graveside Service

March 30, 2016
I played the Scottish Highland bagpipes for Bruce Lee Shepherd, Jr’s graveside service at Desert Lawn Memorial Park in Kennewick, Washington. Amazing Grace was played to bring the casket to the grave site. Amazing Grace was played again to end the service.

MacNeil of Barra was the tartan of the day.

Skweez The Weezle at Charbonneau Retirement Community

March 18, 2016
I played Scottish smallpipes, dulcitar, and whistles with Celtic band Skweez The Weezle today at the Charbonneau Retirement Community in Richland, Washington for their St. Patrick’s Day celebration. Irish dancers Emily and Jazmin joined us for some great Irish dancing.

Skweez The Weezle at the Towne Crier - 2016 St. Patrick's Day

March 17, 2016
I played Scottish Border bagpipes, dulcitar, and whistles this evening with Celtic band Skweez The Weezle at the Towne Crier Restaurant and Lounge in Richland, Washington. Irish dancers Jazmin and Emily joined us for some great Irish dancing. It was a great time!

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The Towne Crier hosted Thursday night Celtic Nights, with host band Skweez The Weezle, for many years. It’s always good to be back.

Skweez The Weezle at Riverton Retirement and Assisted Living

March 17, 2016
I played Scottish smallpipes, dulcitar, and whistles with Celtic band Skweez The Weezle today at Riverton Retirement and Assisted Living Community in Richland, Washington for their annual St. Patrick’s Day celebration. Irish dancers Emily and Jazmin joined us for some great Irish dancing.

Skweez The Weezle at Royal Columbian Retirement Inn

March 16, 2016
I played Scottish smallpipes, dulcitar, and whistles with Celtic band Skweez The Weezle today at the Royal Columbian Retirement Inn in Kennewick, Washington for their annual St. Patrick’s Day celebration. Irish dancers Jazmin and Emily joined us for some great Irish dancing.

Marion Boykin, Jr Memorial

March 12, 2016
I played the Scottish Highland bagpipes this afternoon for Marion Boykin Jr’s memorial at the Church of Christ in south Kennewick, Washington. Amazing Grace and Highland Cathedral were played, then Going Home.

MacNeil of Barra was the tartan of the day.

Burns Night Dinner

January 30, 2016
I played the Scottish Highland bagpipes this evening at the Plungs' 5th Annual Burns Night dinner in West Richland, Washington.

MacNeil of Barra was the tartan of the day.

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