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Burns Night 2018

Join us for Burns Night 2018 The Tulsa Metro Pipe Band is looking forward to piping up a storm at Tulsa’s 62nd annual Robert Burns Supper. Presented by the Scottish Club of Tulsa in partnership with ScotFest, this event will feature music, dancing, great food, whisky, laughter, and friendship (old and new). Burns Nicht: it’s a braw way to take a break from the biting winds of January! 20 JAN Burns Night 2018 Time Welcoming reception and Cocktail hour @ 5:00 pm / Dinner from 6:30 pm to 11 pm / After party ’til close (2:00 a.m.) at Mulligan’s (hotel bar) Where Wyndham Hotel, 10918 East 41st Street, Tulsa (41st Street & Hwy 169) | Discounted hotel rooms available from the Wyndham Hotels website. Tickets Tickets are pre-sale and are…
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Sunday Funday Tamale Making Madness

We're not going to lie - this was hard work, but completely worthwhile. The lovely Lady Nora did the bulk of the heavy lifting - culinarily speaking. Several bandmates arrived early on a Sunday morning to assemble the 360 (or possibly more) tamales. After the assembly line was completed, the steaming commenced, which takes multiple hours. When all the tamales cooled, they were wrapped in tinfoil and frozen. All the tamales have hit the streets to be delivered and TMPB would like to again thank all the friends and supporters of the band that purchased our handmade tamales. If you missed out on ordering tamales, we will possibly do another batch soon. Please watch our FaceBook Page for more information. Re-heating Instructions We want you to enjoy these tamales as…
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Hot-Scot tamales!

[Illustration by Tripp Spurlock] Tulsans sure do love their tamales. Each year, the Tulsa Metro Pipe Band and our amazing band-mamacita Nora Raz whip up a batch of delicious tamales, which we sell in order to raise funds to help buy our equipment and fund our travel to regional Highland Games. Well, this year we broke all our previous sales records – within 8 hours on Wednesday, all 30 dozen of our tamales had been pre-ordered! So, we’ll be rolling up our sleeves and cooking all those piping-hot tamales on November 11/12, delivering them fresh to you on Monday, November 13. We’re also thinking maybe we ought to do a second tamale-cook-a-thon before the end of the year..... We are so grateful for the loyal and generous support of our…
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Tulsa Scottish Festival 2017

As we do every year, the Tulsa Metro Pipe Band was thrilled to take part in another amazing ScotFest in our home town on September 16 and 17. Joined by fellow pipers and drummers from Oklahoma, Texas, Kansas, and Arkansas, we brought the kilt-swinging music of the Scottish Highlands to Green Country. Our thanks and congratulations go out to all the ScotFest organizers and volunteers whose dedication and hard work ensures this is one of the most uplifting celebrations of Celtic culture in the United States.
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Iron Thistle- Round Ten

On Saturday, April 29, 2017, members of the Tulsa Metro Pipe Band braved howling winds and slashing rain to perform at the Iron Thistle Scottish Heritage Festival and Highland Games in Yukon, OK. In the midst of some very Scottish weather, we enjoyed the camaraderie of the other bands that participated as well as the warm welcome we received from the organizers. And we congratulate the United Scottish Clans of Oklahoma on their 30th anniversary and Iron Thistle’s 10th. See y’all under sunnier skies next spring!
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Tulsa Roughnecks & TMPB – March To The Match

Together with our friends the Tulsa Roustabouts, on March 25, 2017, we again showed our fierce Tulsa Spirit by taking part in the annual March to the Match. The Tulsa Roughnecks are responsible for the recent rebirth of professional soccer (apologies to our European friends – football) in our city, and this was our fourth year helping the Tulsa Roustabouts and the entire Roughnecks Nation celebrate the team at its home opener against the Colorado Switchbacks. The energy and enthusiasm of the crowd were tremendous, and we are very proud of our ongoing partnership with the Roughnecks and their loyal Roustabouts. LET'S GO ROUGHNECKS! Great Tulsa Roughnecks Video What makes it even better? You see glimpses of TMPB members!
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St. Patrick’s Day 2017

As it does each year, our 2017 musical season began with a flourish on St. Patrick’s Day (March 17). From morning until well after dark, we brought the rousing music of Scotland and Ireland to the tens of thousands of other Tulsans celebrating across the city – from the Blue Dome District on up to Cherry Street, and a variety of pubs down in South Tulsa. We deeply appreciate the generosity of Kilkenny’s for inviting us to perform for their mid-day crowd, as well as the many people who kindly dropped tips into our buckets (all the money we raise goes towards equipment and transportation so we can continue to make great music). Tour de Tulsa St. Patrick's Day Locations Blue Dome District (several Bars & Pubs) 11am - 1pm…
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62nd Annual Scottish Club of Tulsa Burns Night

Once again we joined our fellow Scottish Club of Tulsa members in celebrating THE BARD's Birthday! As any good Scottish enthusiast would tell you, Robert Burns gifted us with brilliant poetic prose and even bagpipe tunes. Each year we gather to laud his accomplishments and raise a cup of cheer for the new year. It was also the band's pleasure to perform with the City of Tulsa Pipes and Drums - good folks, good tunes. Enjoy the video, courtesy of SCOT. [evp_embed_video url="https://scontent-dft4-2.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t42.1790-29/16245812_1426559364022806_3167015880848572416_n.mp4?efg=eyJ2ZW5jb2RlX3RhZyI6InNkIn0%3D&oh=29be38a4537f22377d47cfd6364d8319&oe=58C83911"]
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Salvation Army of Tulsa – Walk for the Homeless

This band loves everything about Tulsa. We believe that Tulsans are a unique type of people. You don't have to be born here, but live here for a while and you will see the spirit of this part of Oklahoma. Almost everyone you meet gives money or time to some type of charitable organization. Wealthy or not, we feel strongly about improving ourselves and helping others. The band shares in this ethos. We were asked by The Salvation Army of Tulsa to help celebrate and promote a very public fundraising idea from their newest Commander - 66 Miles On Route 66 in 66 Hours Walk for the Homeless. When Commander Chapman was on his final steps towards the BOK Center in downtown Tulsa, the band merged with the Commander and…
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Iron Thistle X

As a Scottish Pipe Band, one of the requirements is that we attend as many Highland Games as possible - just kidding - we love going to Highland events. Over the years, IRON THISTLE has grown thanks to the passion of the administrative staff and the patrons of Yukon Oklahoma. As a pipe and drum band, we live to play. Performing to the crowds at IRON THISTLE is a pleasure and a privilege. Check out their FaceBook page for more information. We'll see you again in 2017!
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