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Band Programme For Year 2017

Date

Event

Comment

Saturday, 1st April

Rebecca's 21st Birthday

Helping Rebecca to celebrate in the British Legion, Inverurie.   A great night!
Saturday 22nd April

Locos' Dinner at Thainstone Exchange

Piping the guests in and members to the top table.
Friday, 28th April

21st Birthday, Kingswells

Helping a young man to celebrate his birthday.
Sunday, 30th April

I&K Motors Open Day

Entertaining visitors.
Saturday, 20th May

Newburgh Gala.

A local gala day with the band playing for the spectators and more particularly to launch the 10th Castle Canter from Newburgh Mather's Primary School field.
We were well looked after, but it was a shame for all concerned that the weather was so bad.
Saturday, 3rd June

Taste of Grampian, Thainstone, by Inverurie.

Public entertainment amongst the stalls and other entertainers outside the mart. Busier than ever this year. Everyone enjoyed the fine weather.
Saturday, 17th 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.
As always, Dougald looked after us well and kept the beers flowing.
Saturday, 24th June

Lyon's Wedding, Westhill

Performance cancelled.
Saturday, 8th July

Echt Show.

At the agricultural show, the Band entertains in the showground and during the tractor parade.   Again we were well looked after.
Sunday, 9th July

Braemar Tourist Entertainment

Parade and performances in the streets of Braemar.
Sunday, 30th July

Jaguar Enthusiasts' Meet at Drum Castle

A beautiful location, marvellous weather, marvellous cars, our own marquee, well looked after and well fed and watered. Perfect.
Sunday, 6th 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.
Saturday, 19th August

Nairn Highland Games.

Join the massed bands at Nairn to play through the town and around the arena.   As always we were well looked after.
Saturday, 2nd September

Braemar Gathering

Individual and massed band parades through the village. Massed band parades around The Games Park. Individual band performances outside The Overseas Visitors' Tent and in the arena itself.
Saturday, 9th September

Pipe Band Dance

Celebrating the Band's 60th anniversary with a Stovie Supper in Inverurie Town Hall. Music provided by Country Edition and occasionally by members of the Band itself.
Saturday, 16th September

Stewart & Eleanor's Golden Wedding, Cammachmore

An evening of celebration.
Sunday, 12th 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, 26th November

St. Andrew's Day Parade.

We play as part of the parade of massed bands leading the youth group procession from the Royal British Legion to the Town Hall. Once there, we entertain the spectators with selections of tunes for about 20 minutes. The scope of this event has been growing over the years.

Latest Update
26/11/17