2020 Robbie Burns Tune Selection meeting notes

Select tune list to perform at Burns 2020

Similar to last year, we want to have the parade sets + aires in the first half, and the more complex tunes in the second. This will allow new players like Grace an opportunity to perform.

===First half===
*[[Mairi’s Wedding]] / [[Barren Rocks of Aden]]
*[[Auld Hoose]] / [[Rowan Tree]]
*[[The Scottish Soldier|Green Hills of Tyrol]]
*[[Highland Cathedral]]
*[[Scotland the Brave]]/[[Black Bear]]
*[[Flower of Scotland]]
*[[Skye Boat Song]]
*[[Amazing Grace]]
*[[The Brown Haired Maiden]]/[[High Road to Gairloch]]/[[Highland Laddie]]

===Second Half===
*[[Birkhall Hornpipe]]/[[Longeveul]]/[[Steamtrain to Mallaig]]
*[[Clumsy Lover]]
*[[Paddy’s Leather Breeches]]/[[Glasgow City Police Pipers]]/[[Banjo Breakdown]]
*Strathspey Set
**Caledinain Society of London
**Devil in the Kitchen
**Braes of Mar
**Keel Row
**Loudon’s Bonnie Woods and Braes
**Orange and Blue
*Reel Set
**Lexy McKascal
**Ale is Dear
**High Road to Linton
**Jock Wilsons Ball
**the Kilt is my delight
**Mason’s Apron
*[[Uphold the Right]]
*[[The Children]]
**We Will Rock You
**Radio Gaga

Now recruiting for a Guard

Do you have a kilt and want to march in a parade but don’t yet play the Bagpipes or Drums?  The Airdrie Scots Pipes and Drums has an opportunity for you!

We are recruiting to add a Guard component to the band.  The Guard will march with the band, and will from time to time carry the ASPD/AGS flags and banners.

We will be looking to fill the following positions:

  • Guard Commander
  • Color Ensign
  • Color Officers
  • Guards

You will be trained in the drill, dress and deportment required to be a part of the guard.

Email the Pipe Major for details or phone 587-600-0022.

Ticket sales end in 1 week. 2 weeks until Robbie Burns Valentines event!

Two weeks from now will be our 3rd annual Robbie Burns’ Valentines event. You will see and hear Highland Dancers, Bagpipe playing solo-ists, and the Airdrie Scots Pipes and Drums (pipeband).

Tickets are available only for the next week.  Don’t miss out on your opportunity to  attend.  Take the time to purchase your tickets now!


Adjust the number of tickets you need.  Take note of any coupons that apply (mentioned in product description).  Click Add to Cart.

Click on SHOP in the top menu, choose Check Out.

Fill in the details.

Apply any coupons.

Choose Paypal (Credit Card) or Check Payment.

Click Check Out!

Come see the Highland Dancers, and hear the Pipeband and bagpipe solo-ists at the event as well as enjoy a Roast Beef buffet dinner!

Only 6 weeks until our banner event!

In 6 weeks we will be hosting our Robbie Burns’ Valentines event.  Do you have your tickets yet?

burnsDon’t miss out on the BEST Robbie Burns themed Valentines event (or is that Valentines themed Robbie Burns? You be the judge) in town!

Early bird pricing ends middle of next week.



Feedback from our after event surveys last year:
--Loved the Dancers.  
--Glad I came!  Will definitely be back next year.

Tickets are available at https://airdriescots.ca/product/burns-valentines-2017-tickets/