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

Save the date for the 2017 Gathering, August 18 – 20 in Litchfield, CT.

Instructors include: Ian Kinnear, Chris Ormston, Michael Stribling and more!

Registration opens March 17, 2017.

2016 Concert recording now available!


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!

Click on each album image to link to places to purchase it:

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