Welcome to The Pipers’ Gathering, North America’s most comprehensive alternative bagpipe event!

Join us for the 2017 Gathering, August 18 – 20 in Litchfield, CT.

We’re proud to announce our lineup of Instructors!

Ian Kinnear, Patrick D’Arcy, Chris Ormston, Michael Stribling, EJ Jones, Chris Layer,

John Skelton, Chris Gray, and Frances Cunningham

with workshops and private lessons with Charlie Rutan & Ellen Redman

Register here!

The Pipers’ Gathering takes place in August at Wisdom House in Litchfield,
CT. This annual event welcomes newcomers and advanced players alike,
with both traditional bellows-blown pipes and instruments a little “outside
the box”.

World-class instructors, lots of hours of instruction/workshops and a
relaxed setting makes this a “pipers camp” weekend not to be missed.

While waiting for the 2017 Pipers’ Gathering, listen to recordings from
our 2014, 2015 & 2016 concerts!

The 2016 Concert

2016 had so many great tunes that we ended up with a double album! All these sites sell Volume 1 and Volume 2 separately.
To purchase the album, click on your preferred vendor below.
Prices do vary from vendor to vendor, and are set by that vendor, not The Pipers' Gathering.

Volume 1

iTunes

Google Play

Amazon MP3

Microsoft/Groove

Volume 2

iTunes

Google Play

Amazon MP3

Microsoft/Groove

If you stream music through Spotify, Rhapsody or Deezer, sign-in to your app and search "Pipers Gathering" to find the albums.

The 2015 Concert

2015 had so many great tunes that we ended up with a double album! All these sites sell Volume 1 and Volume 2 separately.
To purchase the album, click on your preferred vendor below.
Prices do vary from vendor to vendor, and are set by that vendor, not The Pipers' Gathering.

Volume 1

iTunes

Google Play

Amazon MP3

Microsoft/Groove

Volume 2

iTunes

Google Play

Amazon MP3

Microsoft/Groove

If you stream music through Spotify, Rhapsody or Deezer, sign-in to your app and search "Pipers Gathering" to find the albums.

The 2014 Concert

To purchase the album, click on your preferred vendor below.
Prices do vary from vendor to vendor, and are set by that vendor, not The Pipers' Gathering.

iTunes

Google Play

Amazon MP3

Microsoft/Groove

If you stream music through Spotify, Rhapsody or Deezer, sign-in to your app and search "Pipers Gathering" to find the albums.

The Gathering on Facebook

We have a vendor area at The Pipers' Gathering every year. Want to look at different pipes before making a commitment? This is the place to do it! Vendors include Ian Kinnear, B.C. Childress, Quietpiper (Rob Felsburg), Tidy Cottage (EJ Jones), Banton & Woodson.

Pinchbeck Pipes will also be there - let Chris Pinchbeck share a bit about the process of making pipes!
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John Skelton is one of our excellent instructors for 2017. Bring your flute (and your bombard!) to Litchfield, CT for The Pipers' Gathering!

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Uilleann piper Michael Stribling is one of our instructors for 2017.

Still thinking about registering? There's still time! (and if you're quick, a scholarship or two available). We have a great line-up of instructors, private lessons, workshops galore. Check us out!
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Charlie Rutan joins us at The Pipers' Gathering this year for a workshop on the zampogne. He's also offering private lessons in zampogne or cornemuse. Interested?
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The Pipers' Gathering shared Argyll Ceilidh Trail - Ceol mun cuairt's video. ... See MoreSee Less

**Day 4** So after an excellent night in Lochranza, Arran, last night, we are now on the road (and alot of water too!) headed for Iona. Here we are on boat number 2 of 3 for today having a quick tune ...

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