Pipes and Drums

We’re proud to host several area pipe and drum bands. Don’t miss the Welcoming Ceremony and Parade of Tartans, where each band will be participating!

Host Band, Panama City Pipes and Drums


PCPD are a community Scottish Pipe Band, founded in Panama City in 1998. They can be seen performing in parades, festivals and holiday celebrations under the direction of Pipe Major, Scott Perry.


Emerald Coast Pipes and Drums


Based in Niceville, Florida, and performing at various events and festivals, ECPD is your bagpipe band for the Fort Walton Beach area and Northwest Florida, under the direction of Pipe Major, Les Matheson at the First United Methodist Church.


McGuire’s Pipes and Drums


McGuire’s was formed in December 1987, performing for the first time in early 1988 under the sponsorship of McGuire’s Irish Pub and Restaurant.  Under the leadership of Pipe Major Michael Vazzana and Drum Major Michael Clark, this group of dedicated pipers and drummers are renowned throughout the southeast for their crisp military appearance, precision marching and wide repertoire of music, ranging from traditional Scottish/Irish tunes to classic show tunes and everything in between.


Santa Rosa Pipes and Drums


Santa Rosa Pipes and Drums is a non-profit Scottish Bagpipe band in Milton Florida.  Established to bring Scottish music to the community.


Tallahassee Pipe Band


Tallahassee Pipe Band is a Highland Bagpipe and Scottish drum band made up of volunteers in Tallahassee, FL.  The band was founded in 1983 by Pipe Major Joe Ashcraft, current Pipe Major Mike Bailey, and Drum Sergeant Dr. William Dewar.