• 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 50 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.


Band Competition & Events Calendar (2021/2022 Season)

Tuesday, August 3, 2021 @ 5:00pm
Legend Brewing - Manchester Night Out Performances
Performance 2 days
Saturday, August 14, 2021 @ 1:00pm
Chesterfield County SPICE Festival Performances
Performance 13 days
Saturday, September 4, 2021 @ 9:00am
COMPETITION: Virginia Highland Games
Competition 34 days
Saturday, October 2, 2021 @ 8:00am
COMPETITION: Scotland County Highland Games
Competition 62 days
Saturday, October 30, 2021 @ 9:00am
COMPETITION: Richmond Celtic Festival & Highland Games
Competition 90 days
Sunday, October 31, 2021 @ 10:00am
PERFORMANCES: Richmond Celtic Festival & Highland Games
Performance 91 days
Friday, December 10, 2021 @ 7:00pm
Church Hill Candlelight Walk
Performance 131 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!