10/17/10 165 W, 1 I - + 8 - 7 Wake & District Public Safety Pipes and Drums Concert, Saturday, January 8

Mark your calendars for the evening of Saturday, January 8, 2011, when Wake & District Public Safety Pipes and Drums celebrate their five-year anniversary with a concert at Fletcher Auditorium at the Progress Energy Center for the Performing Arts. Doors open at 7:00 p.m. and the concert starts at 7:30 p.m.

The concert will feature Pipe Major John Cairns of the Peel Regional Police Pipe Band, the Bagpipes and Drums of the Emerald Society - Chicago Police Department, the North Carolina State University Pipes and Drums, the Triad Highlanders, and the Inis Cairde School of Irish Dance.

The host hotel for the weekend is the Downtown Raleigh Sheraton and a limited number of rooms are available at a special rate. An after-event party follows the concert at Tir na Nog Irish Pub in Raleigh. Concert tickets are $10.00 each and can be purchased from band members or via the PayPal at www.ForOurFallen.org. See you there!

Thanks for posting this information Mike – one of the bands joining us — the Chicago Police Emerald Society is the band from the movie BACKDRAFT!
Joe Brady (Email) (Web Site) - 10/17/10 - 10:20

And for the younger age group they also played the funeral scene in the latest bat man movie dark night!
Jason Lane - 10/18/10 - 23:16

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