In October 2018 many of you joined us for a series of bagpipe concert-presentations to celebrate the publication of Play It Like You Sing It, a groundbreaking new collection of bagpipe dance music from Nova Scotia by Barry W. Shears.

Wednesday Oct. 10, Highland Village, Iona, Cape Breton (during Celtic Colours week)

Saturday Oct. 13, Nova Scotia Public Archives, Halifax

Sunday Oct. 14, Antigonish Heritage Museum

Tuesday Oct. 16, McCulloch House Heritage Centre, Pictou

Here are some photos from some of the events:

Barry W. Shears talking about pipers of Antigonish County at the Antigonish Heritage Museum

Barry W. Shears talking about pipers of Antigonish County at the Antigonish Heritage Museum

A crowd at the Highland Village Museum's Tuning Room

A crowd at the Highland Village Museum’s Tuning Room

Book launch performers and organizers at McCulloch House Heritage Centre in Pictou, NS. L to R: pianist Lorna Kennedy, fiddler Heather Cameron, Barry Shears, Emily McEwan, and Cathy Ann MacPhee

Book launch performers and organizers at McCulloch House Heritage Centre in Pictou, NS. L to R: pianist Lorna Kennedy, fiddler Heather Cameron, Barry Shears, Emily McEwan, and Cathy Ann MacPhee

L to R: Kenny Stewart, John Pellerin, Barry Shears, Cathy Ann MacPhee... up to something?

L to R: Kenny Stewart, John Pellerin, Barry Shears, Cathy Ann MacPhee… up to something?