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Pipes and Frets

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Overview

  • Bagpiper and guitarist vocalist in one package
  • Piper repertoire comprises all the standards and the guitarist/singer performs songs from acts as diverse as Amy Winehouse, Jessie J and Van Morrison
  • The acts can also be booked individually

Location

Pipes & Frets are based in Edinburgh and happy to travel for events.

Standard Set Times

  • Iain the piper will be available for up to 2 hours and is completely flexible with what you want for your big day!
  • Ross on guitar and vocals will provide a 2 hour live music Performance, usually 2 x 50 minute sets, that can be split up to suit your event schedule

About this Act

Pipes & Frets are a new, exciting duo that offers a traditional bagpiper and a 2 hour live music Show as part of the same package. They don't only make booking your event's entertainment easy but give you excellent value for money.

Individually, they are two brothers Iain & Ross Arthur, both accomplished artists in their own right who were born and bred in Scotland's capital.

Iain on bagpipes has performed as a lone piper for several years at all kinds of weddings and events. Notably, He is a piper for The Royal Scots Association Pipe Band and during his time with them, he has performed the world over at countless stadiums, arenas, and prestigious events.

Ross on vocals and guitar is a full-time musician who is making a name for himself performing hundreds of shows across the country every year. He has supported Kyle Falconer (The View), released a debut single (Amethyst) that has reached over 17,000 hits on Youtube and performed in some of the country's top venues. His eclectic mix of cover songs spanning over six decades, appealing to all ages and taste and using his guitar and pedals, he creates exciting vocal harmony effects.

Set List

Piper repertoire

Highland Cathedral
Atholl Highlanders
Barren Rocks of Aden
Bloody Fields of Flanders
Bonnie Dundee
Brown Haired Maiden
Bugle Horn
Caber Feidh
Campbelltown kiltie ball
Castle Dangerous
Cock O’ the North
Glendaruel Highlanders
Highland Laddie
Itchy Fingers
Jock Wilsons Ball
Kate Darymple
Mairi’s Wedding
Molly Connell
Out of the Air
Queen Elizabeth’s March
Rowan Tree
Scotland the Brave
Shoals of Herring
Smith’s A Gallant Fireman
Steam Boat
The Glasgow Gaelic Club
The Piper of Drummond
Amazing Grace
Battle of the Somme
Bells of Dunblane
Green Hills of Tyrol
Heights of Dargai
Hills of Argyll
Lochanside
Rowan Tree
When the Battles O’er
Mist Covered Mountains

Singer repertoire

Amy Winehouse- Valerie
Biffy Clyro-Black Chandelier
Biffy Clyro- The Captain
Biffy Clyro- God & Satan
Bruno Mars- The Lazy Song
Daft Punk- Get Lucky
Dougie Maclean- Caledonia
Elvis- Suspicious Minds
Jason Mraz- I’m Yours
Jessie J- Price Tag
John Denver- Country Roads
Kings of Leon- Red Morning Light
Lazlo Bane- Superman (Scrubs Theme)
Old Crow Medicine Show- Wagon Wheel
Paul Weller- Broken Stones
Scouting for Girls- She’s So Lovely
Snow Patrol- Chasing Cars
The Barenaked Ladies- One Week
The Beatles- Eight Days a Week
The Corries- Flower of Scotland
The Dubliners- Wild Rover
The Eagles- Hotel California
The Jam- That’s Entertainment
The Plain White T’s- Hey There Delilah
The Vapours- Turning Japanese
The Vengaboys- We’re Going to Ibiza
The View- Same Jeans
Train- Hey Soul Sister
Van Morrison- Brown Eyed Girl

Lineup

  • Iain Arthur- Bagpipes
    Ross Arthur- Vocals and Guitar

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