• Greater Richmond Pipes & Drums
    Virginia's Largest Bagpipe & Drum Band
    Established 1996
  • Group & Private Lessons
    Teaching Bagpipe & Drum Students of All Ages
    and All Skill Levels Since 1996
  • Grade IV & Grade V Competition Teams
    Competing Throughout the Eastern United States (EUSPBA)
    Undefeated 2019 EUSPBA Grade IV Champions

The Greater Richmond Pipes & Drums was founded in 1996 in Richmond, Virginia. We have grown to become the largest competition and performance bagpipe and drum band in Virginia. We are comprised of over 40 bagpipers and drummers from Richmond, Charlottesville, Fredericksburg, Roanoke & Williamsburg.

The Greater Richmond Pipes & Drums is a member of the Eastern United States Pipe Band Association (EUSPBA), which sanctions individual and band competitions from Maine to Texas. It is one of the largest bagpipe band associations in the world.

The Six-Foot Journey | 21st Annual Bagpipe Concert (FREE)

Saturday, October 14, 2023 (doors open at 7:30pm, Concert begins promptly at 8:00pm):
Bon Air Christian Church
2071 Buford Road
Richmond, Virginia 23235
Reception following concert
more information: https://www.1piper.com

Band Competition & Events Calendar (2023/2024 Season)

Saturday, October 14, 2023 @ 7:30pm
21st Annual Bagpipe Concert  DETAILS
Richmond, VA Performance 16 days
Tuesday, October 24, 2023 @ 5:30pm
*** Group Beginner Bagpipe Class ORIENTATION  DETAILS
Richmond, VA Performance 26 days
Saturday, November 4, 2023 @ 9:00am
COMPETITION: Richmond Celtic Festival  DETAILS
Richmond, VA Competition 37 days
Sunday, November 5, 2023 @ 10:00am
PERFORMANCES: Richmond Celtic Festival  DETAILS
Richmond, VA Performance 38 days
Tuesday, November 7, 2023 @ 6:30pm
*** Group Beginner Bagpipe Class BEGINS  DETAILS
Richmond, VA Performance 40 days
Tuesday, November 14, 2023 @ 6:00pm
Band Annual Meeting (AGM)
Richmond, VA Meeting 47 days
Tuesday, December 5, 2023 @ 7:00am
Richmond Valor Awards
Richmond, VA Performance 68 days
Friday, December 8, 2023 @ 7:00pm
Church Hill Candlelight Walk
Richmond, VA Performance 71 days
Our goal is to promote Scottish culture and music in the Mid-Atlantic region, and to attract and teach the highest caliber Pipers and Drummers in Central Virginia. In addition, we are committed to excellence in competition, performance and providing low cost lessons to learn the bagpipes and drums.   And above all else, we have fun!