Band Programme For Year 2014

Date

Event

Comment

Sunday, 6th April

Rebecca's 18th Birthday, The Steadin, Rothienorman

A surprise performance for Rebecca at her birthday lunch. Tears of joy when she got her drum back.
Sunday, 4th May

I&K Motors' Open Weekend

Helping Steve Innes to promote his car sales.
Saturday, 10th May

Copland/ MacNeil Wedding

Some musical entertainment in the evening at the reception at Maryculter House.
Saturday, 24th May

Kinellar Gala, Blackburn

Band performance for the opening of the gala
Saturday, 7th June

Taste of Grampian, Thainstone, by Inverurie

Public entertainment amongst the stalls and other entertainers outside the mart. A very busy and varied event.
Saturday, 21st June

Meldrum Sports

Massed and individual band performances at one of the biggest Highland Games in the area. There used to be a competition, but now it's public entertainment only.
Saturday, 9th August

Commonwealth Games medallists, Hannah Miley and Viorel Etko's, Homecoming Welcome in Inverurie

Entertained the public at Market Place in Inverurie until the float carrying Hannah and Vio arrived. After they posed for fans' photos and signed autographs, John piped them to the platform where Alec Salmond welcomed them and gave an oration.
Sunday, 10th August

Keith Show

Joining the massed bands to entertain the public. Paraded from the NFU in Land Street to the Show Park. A few performances around the Park and finally back to Land Street. In between, played at Ilene's Mum's house for sandwiches and generous refreshment.
Saturday, 16th August

Nairn Highland Games

A welcome return to join the massed bands at Nairn after a few years absence.
Saturday, 23rd August

Community Family Fun Day at Sheddocksley Baptist Church

An afternoon of family entertainment to which the Band contributed.
Saturday, 30th August

Huntly Homecoming/ Pipes in the Park

A day of massed band and individual band events in Huntly, supported by the Red Hot Chilli Pipers.
Saturday, 6th September

Braemar Gathering

Massed band parades down the Main Steet into and around The Games Park. Individual band performances outside The Overseas Visitors' Tent and in the arena itself.
Saturday, 8th November

The Opening of Daviot's new Village Hall

The Band played at the opening ceremony and members were provided with refreshments afterwards.
Sunday, 9th November

Inverurie Royal British Legion Remembrance Sunday Parade

Leading the RBL parade to and from the Remembrance Day services in church and at The War Memorial.
Sunday, 30th November

St. Andrew's Day Parade

Playing as part of the parade of massed bands from the Royal British Legion to the Town Hall and providing the onlookers with selections of tunes on arrival. The scope of this event has been growing over the years.

Latest Update
08/11/14