Red Hot Chilli Pipers
and voted ‘Live Act of the Year 2007’ at the Scots Trad Music Awards.
The Red Hot Chilli Pipers may be the most famous Bagpipe and Drum group in the World!!!
Winners of the Prime Time BBC One show ‘When Will I Be Famous’ and also recently voted ‘Live Act of the Year 2007’ at the Scots Trad Music Awards, The Red Hot Chilli Pipers put on a show so hot that has rocked the biggest of venues and festivals from New York to Beijing!
Their recent CD ‘Bagrock to the Masses’ achieved platinum sales in Scotland in just 10 weeks and was the highest selling CD in Scotland from a Scottish record label in 2007.
Featuring the BBC Radio Scotland Young Traditional Musician of the Year 2005 and a twice world champion drummer as well as including three graduates from the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama the musicianship is second to none.
Since the band was formed in 2002, they have had many highlights including performing on the main stage at Scotland’s biggest festival ‘T in the Park’ in 2004 with rock group The Darkness and playing live on top USA television show ‘The Today Programme’ in New York.
The band has also acquired celebrity fans such as HRH Princess Anne, Ewan McGregor and Phil Collins.
“They are brilliant musicians who put on the most exciting show around.”
Sheena Wellington – Creative Director, Fest n’ Furious
‘Heard you live at Beat the Drum. FANTASTIC. Would have paid the ticket price just to see you guys.’
‘The Red Hot Chilli Pipers were the biggest success in the festival this year. My congratulations to the whole band.’
Juan Casas, Festival Director – Aviles Intercelticu Festival, Asturias. Spain.
‘I though you lads stole the show, mainly because everyone could see the passion for the music was burning in all of you.’
John MacTavish at Beat The Drum Festival, Drumnadrochit
“I would like to thank you once again for the great collaboration we have had and theexcellent concerts you have done in Lorient.
I think a lot of people noticed your band and would like to see you again”
Gaedig, Festival Director – L’orient Interceltique Festival, Brittany