Failte! Welcome!highland bagpipes band that play celtic music in provence, south of france/ensemble de cornemuses écossaises, répertoire de musique celtique en Provence, pipeband de provence, musique écossaise et irlandaise
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06/22/23/13 Durban (34)
07/5/6/7/13 St Etienne (42)
07/20/21/13 Balaruc le Vx (34) 07/27/28/13 Vollone (04)
08/2/3/4/13 Chf du pape (84) 08/8/13 Souillac (46)
08/15/13 Frejus (83) 08/16/13 Le Muy (83) 08/16/17/18/13 Tarascon (13) 08/30/13 Caussade (82) 08/31/13 Bressol (82) 09/15/13 St Chamond (42)
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NEXT EVENT: 06/22/23/2013, Durban, Simon de Montfort is back....
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05/4/5/2013, gallo roman days in Pourrières
2nd time for us to participate at this historic event. A pleasure to see again Farah, Seb, Annogastrix, Les Goliards de Provence, and all the fighters and lovers of history
02/17/2013, fête de la saint Valentin Roquemaure
11/17/2012 celtic night, Figeac
it was a real pleasure to meet Joanne McIver and Christophe Saunière who play a wonderful music and are very kind people. Nice weather, nice meetings (Tortequesne and his Tribann), special thanks to Jean Luc, and the Figeac staff. Hope to see you again soon!
11/1/2/3/2012, soup fair in Florac
lot of fun there, we had a battle with two other bands, brass bands, and it was so gooood! Thanx to Seb, Ingrid, and all the audience!
11/6/7/2012, medieval fair in Pierrevert
a very nice weekend in this beautiful village near Manosque, thanks to all the staff, the companies and the audience!
09/14/15/2012, medieval fair of Gruissan
Great pleasure for us being here, with all these people which became friends of ours! So once more thank you Max, Bernard, Bénédycte, Audrey, Otto, the companies Merces (surtout avec des champignons!), Les Compagnons de l'Aurore, Mary Morgan Witch, Cedric Petit from ECM, all the fans for their support, the audience who appreciate our music... Sunday was great: we enjoyed eating oysters and shrimps for the meal, with a little bit of Chardonnay; wow, so good! Then a piobaireachd, Glengarry's lament, was played by Cyril, siten on a King's throne, with drum section siting around, kind of neo hip happening mixed with transcendantal music of old celts... surreal!
08/25/26/19/2012, Odin'sday, Tourtour 2 epic days with incredible barbarian troops fighting under the thunder of Thor! This is a wonderful village, and once more we performed the barbarians games, between sets of music. The saturday night will be unforgetable! How to thank everybody who made these days possible: Grimbjörn, Junko, Björn ok vikingr felag, the compagnie des Berserkrs, Voktere Tidens, Orvar Ribungar, the Compagnie des loups nomades, and the fantastic True Varing! The audience was so nice also!
08/16/2012, landing commemoration in Provence, Le Muy
we walked through the city with all the military vehicles and historic troops, and for finishing a great supper with music, of course!
08/10,11/2012, international festival Celte en Gévaudan
incredible mood and wonderful audience in this amazing place of France. Excellent bands
playing very high quality music, like Dirty Linen, Cel3, the historic group of Les enfants de Finn. We played on stage after Sharon Corr and extraordinary scottish band Capercaillie. Nice meetings, thank so much to Valérie, Claudine, Lucie, all the staff of the festival, the ClaymorClan has adopted for sure the Artisous cheeses.
08/3,4,5/2012, medieval fair in Chateauneuf du Pape
warm weather but cool people, music, meetings and fun! it was a pleasure to meet good bands like La Masca, taste the Chateauneuf primeur wines. We played in the church which was overcroded to hear us: the interpretation of the piobaireachd the company's lament was really appreciated! We have animated the vilage during the 3 days, and it was really crazy from the friday night until sunday night. Thanks to Maurice, Yves "le petit sage", all the staff of this magic event, and the public which was really fantastic.
07/14/2012, medieval fair in Cordes sur ciel what a wonderful village! It was a real pleasure to play there for two days. A pleasure also to see again our friends Vagarem and a nice meeting with the Czech band Krless. Two wonderful days!
08/7/2012,, medieval fair in Bonaguil castle Wonderful and huge medieval castle, really an amazing place, with a cave under the castle, into a huge rock. We really enjoyed this place, playing music of course, and also having a lot of fun.
06/24/2012, medieval fair in Grasse
Fabian was replacing Mael for this event, it was a real pleasure to play in this lovely place, with a wonderful view on the gulf of Cannes. Cyril particulary enjoyed visiting the Fragonard museum, though unfortunatly it was too short. Happy to meet again La Petite Flambe, good music played by nice people.
06/2, 3/2012, renaissance fair in Entrecasteaux
magnificent event!! thanks to Grimbjörn and his proud MacLachlan highlanders who were able to make everything possible. Thanks also to Sèverine, Roger, Loki, Brynhyldr, Guillaumette, all the companies involved, all this happening in a wonderful place . We've been warmly welcomed. Have a look on our Facebook for pictures!
05/19-20/2012, medieval event at Les Pennes Mirabeaux 3 pipes, 2 drummers and one dancer, Severine: a total gesamkunstwerk for the band; Severine did an excellent job, decorating and flourishing our music. We had a very good saturday but a rainy sunday, a little taste of scotland.
05/12, 13 /2012, gallo romanic festival in Pourrières: we thank Sébastien and Farah for receiving us so warmly! We played from the romanic camp to the gallic one, meeting some berserkir on the way. It was two wonderful days in antic mood and in music.
04/7, 8/ 2012
Escale à Sète: two wonderful days in an extraordinary festival dedicated to sailing boats, sea workers, sea tradition and wonderful ships. Thank to the crew of the Commandant Bouan, and especially Ronan; Roméo captain of the beautiful Nave Italia (we will never forget his warmful hospitality), the russian crew of the Kruzenstern, and especially to all the staff who are friends now: Emilie, Wolf, Bruno, Patrick, Boule, and all others we can't remember...these days sure will be our best souvenir ever from now.
17/03/2012, Saint Patrick's day in Avignon Once more, it was really crazy, good audience, good music, good guinness!! After the show which was really long, we finally came home exhausted, but with a very good feeling about this day! See you maybe next year!
09/18/2011, Gruissan medieval:for the second time, we were warmly welcomed by our friends and the audience have been wonderful. We also performed for the first time our own compositions, written by Cyril; the audience appreciated and warmly welcomed one 2/4 march, one jig and one air, respectivly named Susanna's welcome home, Hole in the roof and Suibhne's Lament.
08/14/2011, Festival International de Folklore de Montrejeau,three inforgetable days spent with wonderful ensembles from Georgie, Turky, Colombia, Indonesia...Nice pictures have been taken there
07/31/2011,Odin's day at Saint Antonin du Var: among different barbarian tribes, a nice week end where we gave music and also muscles for sport (rope, fight...), more pictures on our facebook pages
5/16//2011, Renaissance days in the castel of Lourmarinwe played for Welcome the King François Ier, then enjoyed the evening inside the castel, with our friends of HistoireenScène, MaryMorgan Witch.
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The ClaymorClan has been guest star on stage with groups such as Manau, Gillie McPherson,Ian MacCamy and his Celtic Reelers, Capercaillie, Joanne McIver and Christophe Saunière, Sharon Corr, Blackwater, FFR, Shannon,...
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ClaymorClan irish version: meeting around stout pintes, in music with uilleann pipes, banjo, fiddle, bodhran... Less powerful than the great highland bagpipes ensemble, but very smooth and convivial. Prestation in static, out or indoor.