Band Programme For Year 2016

Date

Event

Comment

Friday, 18th March

Pipe Band Quiz Night, Inverurie Golf Club

Enjoyable fund raising evening for band members and their guests. A great success. Thanks to Sandy, Donna, the Golf Club staff and all the other organisers.
Thursday, 24th March

Scotland v. Wales Schoolboy International Football Match, Harlaw Park

Performance to entertain spectators at the match of the year. Disappointingly few spectators and it was so cold playing in the middle of the pitch. Thanks to The Locos Club for the refreshment afterwards.
Saturday, 16th April

Invercauld House by Braemar

Massed Band performance at The Ghillies' Ball. another night to remember.
Sunday, 1st May

I&K Motors' Promotion

Playing for Steve Innes to help him promote his car sales. And this year it didn't pour down!
Saturday, 4th 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, 18th June

Meldrum Sports

Massed bands 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, 18th June

Evening Wedding Entertainment

More information later.
Saturday, 9th July

Echt Show.

At the agricultural show, the Band entertains in and around the showground.
Sunday, 10th July

Braemar Tourist Entertainment

Parade and performances in the streets of Braemar.
Sunday, 7th August

Keith Show.

Joining the massed bands to entertain the public. Parade from the NFU in Land Street to the Show Park. A few performances around the Park and finally back to Land Street. In between, play at Ilene's Mum's house for sandwiches and generous refreshment.
Saturday, 20th August

Nairn Highland Games.

Join the massed bands at Nairn to play through the town and around the arena.
Saturday, 3rd September

Braemar Gathering

Individual and 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.
Sunday, 13th 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, 27th 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
12/05/20