Five Things to Know: Red Hot Chilli Pipers
Bagpipes with attitude, drums with a Scottish accent and a show so hot it carries its own health warning. Get your St. Patrick’s Day celebrations off to a piping hot start with tickets to see the Red Hot Chilli Pipers at The Hanover Theatre and Conservatory for the Performing Arts on Sunday, March 17. Read on for some fun facts about the band.
The Red Hot Chilli Pipers formed in Scotland in 2002. They have released six studio albums and have performed to sold out audiences around the world.
The Pipers walked away with the top prize on the 2007 U.K. primetime TV talent show, “When Will I Be Famous.”
Bagging Big Names
The band has performed at private parties for Andy Murray, Ewan McGregor, Sir Paul McCartney, Sir Alex Ferguson, Her Majesty the Queen and more.
Not Just Bagpipes
The band not only consists of bagpipers, but also includes a nine-piece ensemble consisting of pipers, guitarists, keyboards, and drummers.
Shaking up the Charts
The Red Hot Chilli Pipers have created chart-topping music, with a gold disk for over 100,000 album sales in the UK and three triple platinum disks for album sales in Scotland.