Welcome to Dave 'Bagpipes' Brooks Website

As well as traditional Scottish and Irish music, Dave plays all styles of music on the bagpipes. “Blues’ Jazz, Rock, ancient and modern” as well as an extensive interest in African and Indian music.


These influences can be heard on his many recordings and he is often booked to do Hindu and Muslim weddings due to his ability to combine highland pipes with Asian drumming. He is available to play at weddings, funerals of all denominations (as well as Scots and Irish), whiskey tasting, christenings, birthday parties and retirement parties.

Dave Bagpipe Brooks is an accomplished session musician, composer and teacher who has had experience in stage, alternative comedy, film, tv and studio work playing with many well known stars, as well as leading his own group “Sham – Rock” who play at Ceilis, barn dances and concerts . In which he plays flute, whistles and bodrian drum plus a unique style of singing.

See what some of our happy and valued clients have to say

  • Belated thanks for your fine performance at my parents 50th "do". Was much appreciated!
    Richard Nicholl
  • Dave The Piper..., when we arrived at church and heard the pipes my heart stopped.It was a very moving moment to see Alison coming in to the sound of Highland Cathedral. Kind regards one very happy MOB

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Some of the events that Dave 'Bagpipes' Brooks can play include

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Asian Weddings Bagpipes Player