Playing traditional and contemporary bagpipe music from Scotland and beyond.

Music & Tradition

The Pipe Band is home to some of the nation's most experienced pipers and drummers, and invites those interested in tuition.

Since 1914

With 100 years of rich history, our band is one of the nation's oldest in continuous operation.

MPB & CoW to Collaborate for 2015 Competition Season

By Yoann Le Goff in : Competition // Dec 3 2014

The Manchester Pipe Band, of Manchester CT, is excited to announce a partnership with the City of Washington Pipe Band for the upcoming competition season. The partnership will expose current MPB pipers to regular instruction from P/M Dan Lyden and P/S Ben McClamrock of CoW, and members of both bands will compete together for the […]

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Celebrate 100 Years with the Manchester Pipe Band

By Yoann Le Goff in : Band's life, Gig // Oct 30 2014

Manchester Pipe Band Centennial Celebration, Saturday November 1st at 6:30 PM at Hartford’s Old State House To buy tickets online, please visit: http://mpb100.brownpapertickets.com Come join band members past and present, friends and families of the band, and supporters for an evening celebrating one of the oldest continuously operating pipe bands in the United States. The […]

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Manchester is Maxville-Bound!

By Yoann Le Goff in : Competition // Jul 29 2014

The Manchester Pipe Band is headed to the North American Pipe Band Championships, being held Saturday August 2nd at the Glengarry Highland Games in Maxville, Ontario. This will be the first time the band has traveled to the event, the largest Scottish Festival in North America, since 2009. MPB will be competing in a field […]

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MPB Gears Up for Competition – With the Help of the Manchester Road Race

By Jake in : Competition // May 27 2014

The Drum Corps of the Manchester Pipe Band recently took delivery of a new set of Snare, Bass, and Tenor drums from Pearl Drums USA. The band was able to purchase the drums through a generous grant from the Manchester Road Race Committee. At the outset of this competition season, it was apparent that the […]

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MPB Issues Open Invitation to Past Members

By Yoann Le Goff in : Competition // Apr 29 2014

To mark the milestone of the band’s Centennial Year, the current members of the Manchester Pipe Band have organized a series of events and initiatives throughout 2014. In a letter addressed to former band members, an open invitation was given to invite them to re-connect with the band by participating in one of the Centennial […]

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