On 9th February Vienna Pipes and Drums again had the honour of opening the IAEA Staff Association Ball in the Vienna Hofburg. Thanks to the ball committee for letting us take part in this incredible event. Here’s the official video… Continue reading →
Vienna Pipes and Drums plan to compete again in Scotland in 2019. Any experienced Pipers and Drummers in Austria or elsewhere who are interested in joining us are invited to contact the band. We are looking for pipers, snare and… Continue reading →
On 13th July the band traveled to sunny Steiermark to perform in the European Art 47 Festival 2018 concert in Hatzendorf. The goal of the festival is to bring together artists from all European countries in a series of concerts… Continue reading →
Here’s a few pictures from our performance at the Lange Nacht der Kirchen on 25th May 2018 in the beautiful Kirche St. Othmar in Kolonitzplatz, 1030 Wien.
On 3rd June, Vienna Pipes and Drums together with our friends the Caledonian Pipes and Drums Burgenland performed in the Stadthalle Wien in support of the world-famous Andre Rieu and his Johann Strauss Orchestra. It was an incredible experience for… Continue reading →
On 9th September 2017 we celebrated 20 years of the Vienna Pipes and Drums with a grand concert and ceilidh. Thanks to all our guests and performers for making it a truly memorable night, including dance band The Ceilidh Mafia,… Continue reading →
Here’s an HD video of the band’s performance in the Grade 4B final at the 2017 World Pipe Band Championships in Glasgow, where we came 11th out of 18 finalists. Thanks to Eric Traynor for the excellent video.
On 12th August 2017 Vienna Pipes and Drums qualified for the World Pipe Band Championships Grade 4B Final in Glasgow, where we were up against almost 60 other pipe bands from around the world. We came 2nd out of of… Continue reading →
On 5th and 6th August 2017 Vienna Pipes and Drums competed in the Grade 4B Pipe Band competitions at the North Berwick and Bridge of Allan Highland Games. Despite the wet and windy conditions the band played well at their… Continue reading →
Last weekend we enjoyed a great evening of music and laughter with friends from all across the Austrian piping and drumming scene as the Caledonian Pipes and Drums, Burgenland celebrated their fifth anniversary! Here are some pictures from that event… Continue reading →