Band History

The following are the Highlights and Major Events from our band’s lifetime:

2020

The band is on stand down from performing due to the precautions relating to the Covid 19 pandemic.

2019

* New Hampshire Highland Games, Loon Mountain NH. Dancers perform with Red Hot Chili Pipers.

* Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo, Edinburgh, Scotland as part of RCMP composite band.

* Royal Nova Scotia International Tattoo, Halifax NS as part of RCMP composite band.

2018

* Shanghai Tourism Festival, Shanghai, China.

* Belfast International Tattoo, Belfast, Ireland with “H” Division.

* Glengarry Highland Games Friday Night Tattoo – in recognition of 20th anniversary of RCMP tartan.

* 20th Anniversary Ceilidh at Cartier Square.

* RCMP Pipes, Drums and Dancers receive RCMP Commander’s Unit Commendation.

2017

* International Festival of Mayan Culture, Merida, Mexico as part of RCMP composite band.

* New Hampshire Highland Games, Loon Mountain NH. Dancers perform with Red Hot Chili Pipers.

* Capital Celtic Concert, Dominion Chalmers.

2016

* Battle of Hong Kong, Sai Wan Cemetery, Hong Kong (four members).

* Longs Peak Scottish-Irish Highland Festival, Estes Park, CO.

2015

* Trenton Scottish-Irish Festival, Trenton ON.

* Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo, Edinburgh, Scotland as part of RCMP composite band.

* Pan-American Games Evening Retreat, Kingston ON.

* 70th Anniversary of the Liberation of the Netherlands, Holland.

2014

* Princess Royal Presentation, RCMP Stables, Ottawa ON.

* St. Patrick’s Day Parade, Montreal, Quebec PQ.

2013

* New Hampshire Highland Games, Loon Mountain NH.

* Festival International de Musique Militaires de Quebec, Quebec City PQ.

* New York City St. Patrick’s Day Parade, New York City NY.

* United Nations, New York City NY.

2012

* Festival International de Musique Militaires de Quebec, Quebec City PQ.

* Kincardine Scottish Festival and Games, Kincardine ON.

* “Tempo and Tradition” Concert celebrating Queens Diamond Jubilee – Dominion Chalmers.

* St. Patrick’s Day Parade, Montreal PQ.

2011

* New Hampshire Highland Games, Loon Mountain NH.

* Fort Henry Tattoo, Kingston ON.

* Royal Nova Scotia International Tattoo, Halifax NS as part of RCMP composite band.

* Dominion Chalmers 10th Anniversary Concert.

2010

* New Hampshire Highland Games, Loon Mountain NH.

* Longs Peak Scottish Festival, Estes Park CO.

* Festival International Music Militaires, Quebec City PQ as part of RCMP composite band.

* Fort Henry Tattoo, Kingston ON.

2009

* OPP 100th Anniversary Tattoo, Oshawa ON.

* Festival International Music Militaires, Quebec City PQ as part of RCMP composite band.

* Royal Nova Scotia International Tattoo, Halifax NS as part of RCMP composite band.

* Royal Windsor Castle Tattoo, Windsor UK as part of RCMP composite band.

* Robbie Burns 250th Concert, Dominion Chalmers.

2008

* Autumnfest, Woonsocket RI.

* North American Equestrian Championships, Fort Henry, Kingston ON.

* Gold Cup Parade, Charlottetown PEI and Hector Festival, Pictou NS with “H” Division.

* Fort Henry Tattoo, Kingston ON.

* Saskatchewan International Tattoo, Regina SK as part of RCMP composite band.

* Carlson 70th Anniversary, Las Vegas NV as part of RCMP composite band.

* RCMP Concert at Dominion Chalmers, Ottawa ON.

2007

* John McDermott Christmas Concert at Centrepointe Theatre with Ottawa Police Services.

* 125th Anniversary Policing Tattoo, North Bay ON.

* Gold Cup Parade, Charlottetown PEI and Festival of Tartans, New Glasgow NS with “H” Division.

* Hamilton International Tattoo, Hamilton ON.

* RCMP Heritage Centre Opening and Saskatchewan Tattoo, Regina SK as part of RCMP composite band.

* St Patty’s Day Parade, Montreal PQ.

2006

* Greater Cleveland Police Memorial Parade and Tattoo, Cleveland OH.

* Rochester International Marine Tattoo, Rochester NY.

* Fort Henry Tattoo, Kingston ON.

* RCMP Pipes and Drums receive RCMP Unit Commendation.

2005

* St Patty’s Day Parade, Montreal PQ.

* OPS 150th Anniversary Tattoo with John McDermott, Civic Centre.

2004

* Hamilton International Tattoo, Hamilton ON.

* Ontario Police Memorial Tattoo, Toronto ON.

* Dedication of RCMP National Cemetery (Beechwood).

* St Patty’s Day Parade, Toronto ON.

2003

* Fort Henry Tattoo, Kingston ON.

2002

* Queen Elizabeth II Presentation of PSH Golden Jubilee at RCMP Stables, Ottawa ON.

2000

* Change of Command Parade, RCMP Commissioner Zaccardelli.