Bands

More than 30 bands actively compete and play socially in local communities across Queensland, keeping an ancient Scottish tradition alive in the sunshine state. 

If you want to hire a band or soloist for an event, contact us and we can put a call-out to our list on your behalf.

Many bands also teach beginner pipers and drummers. If you’re interested in getting started, browse and contact one of the bands below, or contact us and we can connect you with a teaching band.

Queensland bands

Brisbane Boys College Old Collegians Pipe Band
Brisbane, Queensland
Grade 4
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Brisbane Boys College Pipe Band
Brisbane, Queensland
Grades 3 and 4
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Bundaberg Caledonian Pipe Band
Bundaberg, Queensland
Not graded
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Central Queensland Pipes and Drums
Rockhampton, Queensland
Not graded
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City of Brisbane Pipe Band
Brisbane, Queensland
Grade 4
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City of Ipswich Pipe Band
Ipswich, Queensland
Grade 4
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Clan Stuart Pipes and Drums
Brisbane, Queensland
Grade 4
Get in touch: Facebook

Dalby Thistle Pipe Band
Dalby, Queensland
Not graded
Get in touch: Facebook

Emmanuel College Highlanders at the University of Queensland
Brisbane, Queensland
Grade 2
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Gladstone Thistle Pipe Band
Gladstone, Queensland
Not graded
Get in touch: Facebook

Gold Coast Tweed Pipes and Drums
Tweed Heads, Gold Coast, Queensland
Grade 4
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Greater Springfield Pipe Band
Brisbane, Queensland
Grade 3
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Lismore City Pipe Band
Lismore, New South Wales
Grade 4
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Mackay and District Pipe Band
Mackay, Queensland
Grade 4
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Maclean and District Pipe Band
Maclean, New South Wales
Not graded
Get in touch: Facebook

Maryborough Caledonian Society and Pipe Band
Maryborough, Queensland
Not graded
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Maryborough RSL Pipe Band
Maryborough, Queensland
Not graded
Get in touch: Facebook

Murrumba Pipes and Drums
Gatton, Queensland
Grade 3
Get in touch: Website

Ormiston Heritage Pipes and Drums
Brisbane, Queensland
Not graded
Get in touch: Facebook

Pipes and Drums, National Servicemen’s Memorial Band
Brisbane, Queensland
Not graded
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Queensland Irish Association Pipe Band
Brisbane, Queensland
Grade 4
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Queensland Police Juvenile Pipes and Drums
Brisbane, Queensland
Grade 4
Get in touch: Website

Queensland Police Pipes and Drums
Brisbane, Queensland
Not graded
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RAAF Amberley Pipes and Drums
Amberley, Queensland
Not graded
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Redcliffe Scottish Pipe Band
Redcliffe, Queensland
Grade 4
Get in touch: Facebook

Redlands Sporting Club Pipe Band
Redlands, Queensland
Not graded
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Rockhampton Pipe Band
Rockhampton, Queensland
Not graded
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Scots PGC College Pipes and Drums
Warwick, Queensland
Not graded
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St Andrews Pipe Band
Brisbane, Queensland
Grade 2
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Sunshine Coast Caledonian Pipe Band
Chevallum, Queensland
Grade 4
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Toowoomba Caledonian Pipe Band
Toowoomba, Queensland
Grade 4
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Warwick Thistle Pipe Band
Warwick, Queensland
Not graded
Get in touch: Facebook

Wynnum RSL Pipe Band
Wynnum, Queensland
Not graded
Get in touch: Facebook