April 29, 2014 (ISN) – For the first time in Western Canada, the top Grade 1 pipe band from both Canada and the USA will compete at the Victoria Highland Games!
The LA Scots Pipe Band, based in Orange County California, will take on the Simon Fraser University Pipe Band in a preview of the world championships happening in Glasgow, Scotland in August, 2014. During the afternoons on both Saturday, May 17 and Sunday, May 18, spectators will have the unique opportunity to hear the thrilling music from the best pipe band in each country as they prepare for the world championships.
We are pleased to also have the LA Scots as our Duty Band over the festival weekend. Catch a special performance from the band on Friday, May 16 during our Clan Torch Light Ceremony on the Legislature Lawn at 8pm. This event is free to the public. Please click here for more information on the Clan Torch Light Ceremony.