Profile

The only bagpiper to have been on Coronation Street, played for by appointment to Rod Stewart twice, been shown on Sky Living’s Battle of the Brides, been shown on Sky One's Mount Pleasant.


Alan has also performed on Smooth Radio, Rock Radio, BBC Radio and Radio Five Live and recently the official bagpiper for Glenmorangie whiskey. The official sponsor for the open golf championships 2012 and more recently the bagpiper on the irn bru advert.


Simply put, if it's bagpipes you're after, Alan is your man!


Set List/Repertoire

Should you proceed with your booking you will be able to select your favourite songs from the set list/repertoir to be played on the day of your event. This demo will show you how it works.

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Traditional

  • The road to the isles
  • The barren rocks of Aden
  • Highland laddie
  • Scotch on the rocks
  • Highland cathedral
  • O northern lights of Aberdeen
  • Mull of Kintyre
  • The kitchen piper
  • Pumpkins fancy
  • Last of the summer wine
  • These are my mountains
  • Hovis song
  • Maggie
  • The wild rover
  • Skye boat song
  • Hundred pipers 6/8 time
  • Hundred pipers (jig)
  • Irish washerwoman
  • Glasgow police pipers
  • Mingauly boat song
  • Flower of Scotland
  • Leaving of Liverpool
  • The bonnie lass of fyvie
  • Abide a war
  • Bluebells of Scotland
  • Cullen bay
  • The green hills
  • The black bear (walk out)

Pub setting

  • Cock of the north
  • One hundred pipers
  • Irish washerwoman
  • Glasgow police pipers
  • Scotland the brave
  • Leaving of Liverpool
  • Wooden heart
  • Maggie
  • Abide a war
  • Yankee Doodle dandy
  • She’ll be coming round the mountains
  • You are my sunshine
  • O my darling
  • Vindaloo
  • Last of the summer wine
  • Hovis
  • Loch Lomond
  • Orange and blue
  • Reels
  • The wild rover
  • Jingle bells
  • O Christmas tree
  • O come all ye faithful
  • Long to Tipperary
  • Wembley
  • O’ suzzana
  • O when the saints
  • Camdown races
  • This old man
  • London Bridge
  • Old McDonald
  • Scotland the brave

Tunes

  • LORD LOVETTS
  • HIGHLAND LADDIE
  • GREEN HILLS OF TYROL
  • 51ST HIGHLAND DIVISION
  • BATTLE OF WATERLOO
  • THE BONNIE LASS OF FYVIE
  • THE BARREN ROCKS OF ADEN
  • MATCH OF THE DAY THEME
  • THE BIG BIRL
  • IRISH WASHERWOMAN
  • GLASGOW POLICE PIPERS
  • CALEDONIA
  • KITCHENPIPER
  • PUPMPKINS FANCY
  • O SUZZANA
  • LONDON BRIDGE IS FALLING DOWN
  • WHEN THE SAINTS
  • VINDALOO
  • WEMBLEY
  • NORTHERN LIGHTS OF ABERDEEN
  • LEAVING OF LIVERPOOL
  • FLINTSTONES THEME
  • CAMDOWN RACES
  • WILD ROVER
  • SCOTLAND THE BRAVE
  • MAGGIE
  • FIELDS OF ATHENRY
  • AMAZING GRACE
  • MULLOF KINTYRE
  • THESE ARE MY MOUNTAINS
  • BLACK BEAR
  • Z CARS THEME
  • DISTANT HILLS
  • MAIRIS WEDDING
  • BLUE BELLS OF SCOTLAND
  • MEXICAN WAVEDANCE
  • MINGAULY BOAT SONG
  • ABIDE A WAR
  • MORAG OF DUNVEGAN
  • MY HOME
  • CRADLE SONG
  • HOVIS SONG
  • SKYE BOAT SONG
  • LONG WAY TO TIRRERARY
  • THIS OLD MAN
  • THE CAN CAN

What's included

  • Performance Times:

    Quote given is for options C (see below)
  • Standard Arrival Time:

    1 hour before performance
  • Act dress Code:

    Scottish attire (see photos)
  • Public Liability Insurance:

    yes
  • Equipment PAT Tested:

    yes
  • Food/Drinks Required:

    1 x hot meal

Extra booking options

  • Wedding Option A:

    The Church: This includes piping guests into church. Piping the bride down the isle (if required) Playing while the registry is being signed (if required) Leading the bride and groom/guests out of church. Take £50 off your quote
  • Wedding Option B:

    The Reception: This includes piping the guests into the venue Or piping during the cocktail hour. Piping the bride and groom to the head table.Take £50 off your quote
  • Wedding Option C:

    This includes both options A and B
  • For Burns Night (Jan 25th):

    Please add £80 onto your quote

How we manage your booking

Booking an act with Gigz is just the begining. To make sure your event runs as smoothly as possible on the day;

  • We will send you a secure online booking form. This page can be saved on your computer and accessed and updated as often as you like.
  • Your event manager will be in touch via email and phone regularly througout the build up to your event.
  • We can arrange for your act to call you should want to discuss tings with them directly.
  • We will liasie with your event coordinator or venue manager to ensure that they are happy with all the logistics.
  • You will be given a contact mobile number for your Gigz event manager should you need to contact them on the day of your event.
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