Celtic

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.

Manchester Pipe Band’s Statement on CT SB-227 “An Act Concerning Cecil’s Law”

By Yoann Le Goff in : Band's life // Mar 3 2016
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Tomorrow, in Hartford, the Environment Committee of the CT State Legislature is holding an open public hearing on the Special Bill 227, “An Act Concerning Cecil’s Law”. This bill, if passed, would make the possession and trade of ivory – regardless of its hallmark or origin – a felony offense in the State of Connecticut, […]

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MPB & CoW to Collaborate for 2015 Competition Season

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