I was treated to some of the best bagpipe music in the world last night. The UC Riverside Pipe Band hosted their annual Harry Moore Memorial Solo Piping and Drumming Competition. I was drafted to serve the ale of the evening which enabled me to see the entire kitchen piping competition. Here are some of the more famous pipers who performed:
When all was said and done, Colin Armstrong had taken 1st Prize, followed by Ian Whitelaw, and Austin Diepenhorst. Just before the Patti and I left, I had a little hero worship moment and got Colin Anderson and Lorne Cousin to take a photo with me and one of my fellow bagpipe students, Cori.