The AHPD has been honored to participate in opening ceremonies for the Atlanta Steeplechase for many years. This photo was taken in 1997, the first year the steeplechase was held at its current location. In prior years it was held at the Seven Branches Farm in Cumming.
In August of 2000, The AHPD marched in the Millennium Piping Festival in Edinburgh, Scotland, along with thousands of bandsmen from around the world. The parade, in support of Marie Curie Cancer Care, stepped off behind Edinburgh Castle and went through the heart of the city’s New Town on Princes Street. Continue reading AHPD Travels to Scotland — Twice!→
Performing on a world-class stage with world-class musicians in front of a large appreciative audience is something we’ll never forget.
In February of 2009, The Chieftains contacted us about whether a unit of 10 musicians from our band could accompany them on stage for their concert at the Fox Theatre in Atlanta. Of course we said yes!
Back in the summer of 1983, when we were still the James Reid Pipe Band, we were hired to promote a brand of Scotch at the Sprayberry Bottle Shop in Marietta, Georgia that was co-sponsored by the liquor store and the Scotch distributor. We circled in front of the store for two or three sets before Continue reading Promote Scotch? Why, Yes! We Can Do That!→