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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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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Scenes from St. Patrick’s

By Jake in : Band's life, Gig // Mar 24 2014
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Scenes from St. Patrick’s

The band has spent most of the weekends in March performing in St. Patrick’s Day parades throughout Connecticut. From the pleasant, nearly 60-degree weather in Hartford early in the month, to the chilly just-above-freezing weather yesterday in Danbury, the band took to the streets. We’ll finish off March with a full-day band rehearsal on Sunday […]

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The 77th Annual Manchester Road Race

By Jake in : Band's life, Gig // Nov 28 2013
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The 77th Annual Manchester Road Race

The band ventured out into the cold on Thanksgiving Morning to entertain the over 15,000 participants in the Manchester Road Race. It has been a Manchester Pipe Band tradition to play along the route, as long-time piper Roger Ritchie put it “for at least 35 years.” However, ours isn’t the longest tradition at the race, […]

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Wes Cole Appointed Lead Drummer

By Jake in : Band's life // Oct 31 2013
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The end of the competition season always marks the start of the band’s preparation season for next year. More is changing this year than just the music: we are proud to announce that Wes Cole is joining as our Leading Drummer effective immediately. Wes, a former member of the Oran Mor Pipe Band of Albany, New York, and […]

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Welcome to the New manchesterpb.org!

By Jake in : Band's life // Sep 15 2010
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Welcome to the New manchesterpb.org!

After a brief hiatus, we’re re-launching manchesterpb.org, the home of the Manchester Pipe Band on the internet. The new site allows for easier updates, more variety of media, and, it’s just damn fancy! Check back often for updates.

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