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

2022 Christmas Parades
St. Patrick's Day Parades

Details will be posted when available.

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!