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Piping Live Glasgow 2009

June 11, 2011

Piping Live Glasgow

Piping Live : 10th – 16th August 2009 – Come to Glasgow for the Glasgow International Piping Festival

Piping Live! Music of the Clans

Hear the best in piping music from around the world in Glasgow as a global celebration of piping music takes place in the city. The world’s best and emerging pipers will descend on Glasgow for this sixth Piping Live Festival.

The week long festival of piping is one of the UK’s most exciting annual celebrations of Scottish culture, running from Monday August 10th until Sunday 16th August.

For one week across various venues and outdoor spaces, Piping Live will showcase the best that international piping has to offer and the Music of the Clans at Piping Live 2009 will be a fantastic series of events celebrating the shared history between the clans and piping.

Monday night is the traditional Opening Night Concert. This year it will be in the Old Fruitmarket, in Glasgow ’s Merchant City and will feature The Red Hot Chilli Pipers and Bodega in a great concert to kick off the festival.

George Square will provide the city centre with a real buzz by staging free daily highlights. The National Piping Centre will be the festival’s hub, hosting come and try sessions, as well as performances in the outdoor Street Café from some of the best piping folk combos, duos and groups.

The Piping Live festival week will climax at the World Pipe Band Championships on Saturday 15th August at Glasgow Green, the city’s oldest park space.

Why not join us at the Argyll Hotel this summer and enjoy world class piping and drumming this year at the World Pipe Band Championships and its renowned international piping festival, Piping Live. It will be a piping spectacular!

The Argyll Hotel has Family/Multiple Rooms available sleeping from 3 – 5 persons.

Contact the Argyll Hotel for our Best Accommodation Deals Available.


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