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Shanahan's Bagpipes


Band to Join, Drums, Bagpipes.


I have been playing the pipes since the tender age of 13, I learnt and was tutored by Pipe Major James Motherwell the Queens ex Piper: I am now looking for any jobs or enquiries in Leeds or the northern region of England that would require a piper.

I am currently available to play for funerals, weddings, parties, openings or any gig where my expertise would be required.

My previous work includes:

-Working with Sky Sports, and the Leeds Rhinos, including a small feature.

-4 Military tattoos, with the Eton Pipe Band.

-Numerous solo competitions.

-Burns Night- I played for RAF Cottesmore 2008.

-I played for the Queen at Eton alongside Pipe major James Motherwell and Charles Balfour at the Golden Jubilee, Eton, 2005.

-A performance at the Royal Albert Hall, with the Eton College Pipe Band.

-I am currently working with Co-operative Funeral company, Leeds.

-I have performed events at the Hilton and Hamilton Hotels.

-I am also a member of the Peterborough Royal Highlanders Pipe Band.

-I ave also played at numerous, parties, New Years, Burns nights, weddings and church services.

my flat fee is £120+ expenses.

TO BOOK- call my manager and agent.

Jack Howker Esq 07919092007

Screen name:
Shanahan's Bagpipes
Member since:
Mar 30 2009
Active over 1 month ago
Level of commitment:
Years playing music:
Gigs played:
Over 100
Tend to practice:
More than 3 times per week
Available to gig:
4-5 nights a week
Most available:


Jim Motherwell, Dropkick Murphys, Red Hot Chilli Pipers, Mudmen, Corvus Corax, The Edinburgh tattoo, The Lone Piper, Ireland, Heather, Moors, Braveheart, William Wallace, Sven Vath.


Bagpipes + if required assistant/drummer.


Past Events

Closing the day.

Pickwell Town Hall.