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Links – Places I recommend to go online … that’d be this page
Media Picks – Recommendations of books, movies, albums & more
Gratitude – Thank-yous to the great people who have helped me
Highland Solutions Organization – Some information about my network of professionals serving your Celtic goods & services needs.
Wish List – My list of need & want items to better support my music
Free Stuff – …No, REALLY!
Piper’s Corner – Things for pipers
Play Your Pipes At Work Day
You’re Handsome, BagpiperDon
BagpiperDon Plays Smallpipes Nae Regrets on MySpace
Building Fire
Nae Regrets Nae Regrets on Facebook Nae Regrets on MySpace Twitter graphic – my Celtic-fusion project (band)
Nae Regrets’ albums
Ceòl gu Brath EP
Alive at Northwest Folklife 2009
YouTube videos of Northwest Folklife 2009
Northwest Folklife Festival – Pipes Drums / Irish Session (Brenda Stubbert’s)
Nae Regrets Bagpipe guy
LC’s stage-view Northwest Folklife 2009 videos – Bellydancers #1, Bellydancers #2, Dancing Audience, and Maggie’s Dance (proceeded by one rather hurt-guy)
YouTube videos of Northwest Folklife 2008
LC’s stage-view – Nae Regrets Rocking Out with Reels
Nae Regrets plays at Folklife in Seattle Folklife
My Other Web-Places
BagpiperDon’s YahooGroup mailing list Have Pipes ~ Will Travel
John Cunningham Memorial Nae Regrets on Facebook Nae Regrets on MySpace
Tartan Pipes & Drums
The tartan pipe & drum band I co-founded, manage and perform in as a member.
Music Projects I’ve Been A Part Of
Dol Amroth’s album “Around Europe In Ten Songs” – I was featured on three tracks! Official Homepage and MySpace profile
BagpiperDon Jams With Percussion (AKA The Bag’n’Pipe Hoppers) – a series of live jam sessions I did with different percussionists between Summer 2004 and Spring 2007 — to get discs of some of the sessions, please go to my Merchandise page

BagpiperDon’s Suggested Links
Bagpipes, Drums & Other Music Supplys
Henderson Imports came highly recommended to me. They have filled two orders for me and things worked out great. If you’re a piper, call and ask for Steven MacNeil — nice guy & a wealth of knowlege in the industry. (Traverse City, MI) (NOTE Midwest Bagpipe Supply is the same company)
Kinnaird Bagpipes & Reeds – Lotsa great suplys, good folks who have handled my piping needs well. (Saskatoon, SK)
Mcintosh Highland Supply – Snother good place for bagpipe supplies and more. (Port Coquitlam, BC)
Kilts, Clothes, Accessories & Import Gifts
Scottish Country Shop – Great folks providing a full selection of Scottish imports, kilt-wear and piping supplies (Portland, OR)
J. Higgins, Ltd. – I’ve had great mail-order experiences with this shop; seem to have competitive prices, fast order filling, and excellent customer service; Scottish imports, kilt-wear, and piping supplies. (Lenexa, KS) – More great knotwork printed T-shirts with original art by Caroline M. Dunn – Excellent T-shirts with knotwork prints and other gifts
Piping Links
04April2011 –I recently learned of Alternative Pipers of North America — looks like what this site represent my work in-part resembles. I’ve made some submissions to them and intend to keep my eye in their direction
Viper Piper’s Bagpipe Tunes – Free Highland bagpipe sheet music downloads & more. – Free Highland bagpipe sheet music downloads & more. – Pipers & Drummers, if you want to be in a big parade full of friends for a good cause, go here. – The latest, coolest multimedia site for piping and Celtic music. Piping radio, mp3 downloads and more.
How To Become A Rotten Piper – By Andrew Lenz. This article is poking fun at all the things that pipers can do to really mess up their playing — read this with a sense of humor.
Piper’s Dictionary by Andrew Lenz – Pipers say the darnedest things! …but what do they mean? This is a great place to go when you run into a piping word or phrase that confuses the heck out of you. It’s also fun just to browse.
Bagpipe Tuning – A “long-winded explanation on how bagpipes are tuned”. This is helpful if you are already a musician and have questions about how bagpipes tune compared to other instruments.
Piper & Drummer Magazine – The premier piping and drumming magazine, both online and in print. The most up to date information, informative articles and most entertaining visitor polls.
Piping Today Magazine – A new, and very popular, piping publication from the National Piping Centre in Glasgow, Scotland.
TuneNamer and BandNamer – Plenty of fun for naming your latest composition or new pipe & drum band.
Types of Bagpipes – Yes, there are many … something like 4500 years-worth across 26 different countries.
The Bagpipes go to the movies – Good fun
Celtic Album Supply – Order all kinds of bagpipe discs from Ian Lawther — a class gentleman with a great little company.
Scottish Country Shop – Nice folks who are also carrying my Celtic-rock/fusion band’s CDs — look for “Nae Regrets”!
I used to have long hair – I cut my hair off and intend to send it to Locks Of Love.
Thanks to Eric Smiley of for giving me the Locks Of Love-donation cut! Fun guy, set an appointment with him when you need your next cut or style.
Keith Jones Music
Upbeat Wedding Officiant Tiffani V. Mondares-Riggs – “Serving couples with more than an I do!”
Lee Cronbach – a local pianist I’ve worked with
The Wickerman Festival in Scotland – the original burning man… accept no substitute ;D – Help to save the British Military Highland bagpipe & drum corps Save Tara – Help save one of the most important historic locations of Ireland from being paved over and turned into a part of the M3 road-way
An Clairín Búirthe: The Irish Bullroarer by John W. Hurley – Discussion on the Celtic bullroarer as found in the ruins of Tara (Ireland); JWHurley also reproduces bullroarers for sale.
also by JWHurley…
Shillelagh: The Irish Fighting Stick
Temair Breg: A Study of the Remains and Traditions of Tara