Welcome!

Albemarle Pipes & Drums

“This old barbaric music has magic in it…”
Michael MacDonagh ~ 1916

Based in the heart of central Virginia, the Albemarle Pipes and Drums is dedicated to performing, teaching and preserving the music and culture of Scotland and Ireland through the music of the Great Highland Bagpipes and Drums.

Upcoming Events

July 4th Parade

Saturday July 2nd, 2022
Crozet VA
5 PM

Central VA Celtic Games
& Highland Festival
Oct 1st, 2022

Richmond International Raceway
600 E Laburnum Ave Richmond, VA

Expand your World

It is said that the same instrument that could strike fear into the Highlander’s enemies could also play a sweet air for a departed comrade that would bring a tear to the eye. 

Try something different.

Pipers and drummers wanted. 

Consider joining the band!