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Band Programme For Year 2019

Date

Event

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Saturday, 16th February

Band Night-out, Bowling Centre, Inverurie

Many thanks to organisers, Sandy and Donna Hardie. A great time was had by all who went.
Saturday, 25th May

Pipers playing at Garioch Mini Rugby Club Tournament

Leading the sponsored walk around Kellands Park to raise funds for the Doddie Weir Foundation, starting at 13:00.
Saturday, 1st June

Taste of Grampian, Thainstone, by Inverurie.

Public entertainment amongst the stalls and other entertainers outside the mart. More popular every year.
Saturday, 15th 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.
Sunday, 11th August

Keith Show

Joining the massed bands to entertain the public. Parade from the NFU in Land Street to the Show Park. This year we are celebrating the 100th anniversary of Strathisla Pipe Band. As well as playing in the showring, Strathisla Band is laying on a players' marquee and dedicated area within the show field where bands will be able to perform and compete throughout the afternoon.
Saturday, 17th August

Nairn Highland Games.

Join the massed bands at Nairn to play through the town and down to the arena. Then a few stints around the arena and back up into the main street of the town. We are always well looked after at Nairn.
Saturday, 31st August

Melissa Burnett's Wedding (+ spouse).

Venue - The Barn at Barra Castle. The surroundings are beautiful. Looking forward to a dry, warm evening so we can play outside.
Saturday, 7th September

Braemar Gathering

Individual and massed band parades playing through the village. Massed band parades around The Games Park. Individual band performances outside The Overseas Visitors' Tent and in the arena itself.
Sunday, 29th September

Finale of Inverurie Music Weekend

Massed band parade along The High Street at 2 p.m..
October?

Band Night-out, Quiz Night, Inverurie Golf Club - Provisional

Many thanks to organisers, Sandy and Donna Hardie.
Sunday, 10th 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, 24th November

Inverurie St. Andrew's Day Parade (Tentative).

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
20/05/19