2024 Bagpipe Events and Venues

Skweez The Weezle at 2024 Prosser Scottish Fest

June 15, 2024
I played Scottish Lowland bagpipes, shuttle pipes, and whistles today as the lone member of Celtic band Skweez The Weezle at the 22nd annual Prosser Scottish Fest and Highland Games in Prosser, Washington.

Rick Lundell Memorial Service

June 08, 2024
This warm, humid afternoon, I played the Scottish Highland bagpipes for Rick Lundell's Memorial Service in Umatilla, Oregon.

I played Amazing Grace at the start of the service.

During the service, I played The Flower Of Scotland and Highland Cathedral.

I played The Sands of Kuwait to close the service.
MacNeil of Barra (modern) was the tartan of the day.

Bagpipes at Prosser Farmers Market

June 08, 2024
I played Scottish Highland bagpipes this morning at the Prosser Farmers Market in Prosser, Washington to promote the 22nd annual Prosser Scottish Fest and Highland Games to be held on June 15.
MacNeil of Barra (modern) was the tartan of the day.

Patricia Evans Graveside Service

June 07, 2024
This fine morning, I played the Scottish Highland bagpipes for Patricia Evans' Graveside Service at Sunset Gardens in Richland, Washington.

Lament For Red Iain, High In The Hills, and Chrò Chinn t-Sàile were played asr family and friends arrived.

I played Going Home and Amazing Grace as the urn was placed in the ground.

I played When Irish Eyes Are Smiling as attendees placed flowers at the gravestone.
MacNeil of Barra (modern) was the tartan of the day.

Third Annual Dragon's Gate Renaissance Faire

June 01, 2024
On this hot Northeastern Oregon afternoon, I played Scottish Highland bagpipes, Scottish smallpipes, shuttle pipes, and whistles for the Dragon's Gate Renaissance Faire at Dragon's Gate Brewery in Milton-Freewater, Oregon. I played at the Market Stage on Scottish Highland bagpipes, shuttle pipes, Scottish smallpipes, and whistles; and throughout the afternoon around the grounds on Highland bagpipes.
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MacNeil of Barra (modern) was the tartan of the day.

70th Blossom Ladies Golf Tournament

May 18, 2024
This evening, I played the Scottish Highland bagpipes at the conclusion of Saturday's play of the 70th Blossom Ladies Golf Tournament at the Yakima Country Club in Yakima, Washington.

The Mallow Men March, Murdo's Wedding, and Lord Lovat's March were played as I marched up the 18th fairway to the 18th hole.

I played The Flower Of Scotland and Scotland The Brave at the 18th green, continuing into the clubhouse.

While in the clubhouse, I played Oft The Stilly Night/Rocking The Baby, The Wearin' O' The Green/Rakes of Mallow, The Flower of Scotland/ Farewell To The Tay, and The Mill The Mill O'/The Bonny Lass Of Fyvie.
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MacNeil of Barra (modern) was the tartan of the day.

"Pub Crawl" to Promote Prosser Scottish Fest

May 04, 2024
I played Scottish Highland bagpipes for a "Pub" Crawl throughout Prosser, Washington to promote the 22nd annual Prosser Scottish Fest and Highland Games to be held on June 15. Downtown Prosser venues where the pipes were played included The Prosser House, El Caporal, Bill's Speakeasy, Free Expression Studio, Jade's British Girl Treats, Bern's Tavern, Horse Heaven Hills Brewery, and the streets of downtown Prosser.
MacNeil of Barra (modern) was the tartan of the day.

Skweez The Weezle at Whitman College Renaissance Faire

April 20, 2024
I played Scottish Lowland bagpipes and whistle with Celtic band Skweez The Weezle at the Whitman College Renaissance Faire in Walla Walla, Washington.

Skweez The Weezle at Brookdale Senior Living

April 11, 2024
I played Shuttle pipes, Scottish Lowland bagpipes and whistles with Celtic band Skweez The Weezle for a rescheduled St Patrick's Day event at Brookdale Richland retirement and assisted living community in Richland, Washington.

Easter Sunday Service

March 31, 2024
This morning, I played the Scottish Highland bagpipes during an Easter Sunday Service at Saint Andrew's Presbyterian Church in Yakima, Washington.

Lord Lovat's March, Return From Glengarry, Suo Gan, High In The Hills, and The Mallow Men March were played outside as the congregation arrived.

Scotland The Brave, Amazing Grace, and Highland Cathedral were played just before the start of the service.
MacNeil of Barra (modern) was the tartan of the day.

Doug Swartz Memorial Service

March 23, 2024
This morning, I played the Scottish Highland bagpipes during a Memorial Service for Doug Swartz at First Baptist Church in Pasco, Washington.

Lament for Red Iain and Highland Cathedral were played while waiting for family and guests.

Amazing Grace was played at the end of the service.
MacNeil of Barra (modern) was the tartan of the day.

Skweez The Weezle at Bonaventure Senior Living

March 19, 2024
I played Scottish Lowland bagpipes and whistles with Celtic band Skweez The Weezle for a post-St Patrick's Day event at Bonaventure Senior Living retirement and assisted living community in Richland, Washington.

Skweez The Weezle at St. Joseph Church

March 16, 2024
I played Scottish Lowland bagpipes and whistles with Celtic band Skweez The Weezle for a St Patrick's Day fund raising event at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Kennewick, Washington.

Skweez The Weezle at The Bradley

March 16, 2024
I played Scottish Lowland bagpipes and whistles with Celtic band Skweez The Weezle for a St Patrick's Day event at The Bradley restaurant and craft bar in Richland, Washington.

Hanford Patrol Graduation Ceremony

March 14, 2024
This morning, I played Scottish Highland bagpipes for the Hanford Patrol Graduation Ceremony at the MSA Atrium in Richland, Washington. I piped the graduates into the ceremony playing Lord Lovat's March.
MacNeil of Barra (modern) was the tartan of the day.

Jean Lewis Memorial Service

March 08, 2024
This morning, I played the Scottish Highland bagpipes during a Memorial Service for Jean Lewis at C3 Church in Richland, Washington.

High In The Hills, Chrò Chinn t-Sàile, Lament for Red Iain, Suo Gan, and The Mallow Men March were played while waiting for family and guests.

Lord Lovat's March and Scotland The Brave were played to start the service.

Amazing Grace and Highland Cathedral were played at the end of the service.
MacNeil of Barra (modern) was the tartan of the day.

Virginia Walker Graveside Service

February 17, 2024
This very cold and windy afternoon, I played the Scottish Highland bagpipes for Virginia Walker's Graveside Service at Terrace Heights Memorial Park in Yakima, Washington.

High In The Hills, Lament For Red Iain, Suo Gan, and The Water Is Wide were played while family and friends arrived.

I played Going Home as the casket was carried from hearse to gravesite.

I played Amazing Grace following the service.
MacNeil of Barra (modern) was the tartan of the day.

Brian-Square Briggs Memorial

February 16, 2024
This cold afternoon, I played the Scottish Highland bagpipes for Brian Square-Briggs' Memorial at McGuire's Irish Pub in Yakima, Washington.

I played Amazing Grace following the outdoor Military Honors service.

Then indoors, I played four sets consisting of:
The Wearin' o' the Green / The Rakes of Mallow (quick marches)
Drops of Brandy / The Foxhunters Jig (slip jigs)
The Mallow Men March / Scotland the Brave / Murdo's Wedding (4/4 marches)
The Price of the Pig / Oft the Stilly Night / Rocking the Baby (6/8 jigs).
MacNeil of Barra (modern) was the tartan of the day.

Gerald Mashburn Graveside Service

January 20, 2024
This very cold afternoon, I played the Scottish Highland bagpipes for Gerald Mashburn's Graveside Service at Sunset Gardens in Richland, Washington.

Chrò Chinn t-Sàile was played while waiting for family and friends.

I played Going Home as the casket was carried from hearse to gravesite.

I played Amazing Grace immediately following the military honors.
MacNeil of Barra (modern) was the tartan of the day.

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