Pipe Band Digest

Acts from Canada, Italy and Netherlands join Belfast Tattoo

Pipe major Alyson McKnight from Thiepval Memorial pipe band in Co Donegal at the Belfast Tattoo last night. Photo: John Kelly
THE biggest-ever Belfast Tattoo opened at the newly-named SSE Arena last night with 600 performers showcasing some of the finest marching bands, musicians, and dancers from Ireland and further afield in a two hour show climaxed by a grand finale of the massed pipe and drums. The showpiece continues today with two shows (2.30pm matinee and 8pm) featuring performers from Europe and Canada. Pipe bands are central to any Tattoo, of course, and as well as Bleary, Killeen and Thiepval Memorial, they include the Calgary Police Service pipe band from Canada and the 2nd Battalion Royal Irish Regiment[...]
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