Noosa & District Pipe Band

This group of champion Scottish highland pipers and drummers first formed in the mid-1980s and play very formal and traditional Scottish tunes.

Highland Pipes Are A’Calling

The bagpipes are an ancient cultural link to Scotland, long associated with clans, gatherings and dancing.

Sun, Dec 29 1:30PM Folklorica

A Scottish Summer’s Night

Capturing the romance of Scottish bagpipes and drums on a lovely midsummer’s night, the pipe band present Scots-traditional big band piping, with some surprises.

Sun, Dec 29 9:00PM Folklorica Outdoor Stage

History Alive! Scots Pipes and Drums

Highland pipes, drums, music styles and history are demonstrated – including the tenor drum flourish. It is also an opportunity to try playing a pipe chanter or a drum.

Mon, Dec 30 1:00PM Folklorica

Hogmanay

Scotland is a country steeped in romantic and bloody history, but firmly marching into the future. Enjoy a Scottish ceremonial entry to the new year with piper Brighde Chaimbeul, award-winning singer Siobhan Miller, and boundary-pushing neo-trad outfit, Elephant Sessions, along with special guests to keep things hopping, and you guessing. This is also the first official event of the Year of Scotland in Australia 2020, celebrating Scottish music, culture, food and drink in Australia.

Tue, Dec 31 10:00PM Amphi

Piping in the Scottish New Year

Tue, Dec 31 11:55PM Folklorica Outdoor Stage