Pipe Bands

Periodically you’ll hear the sharp snare, melodic reed and plaintive drone of our pipe and drum bands. If you follow your ears, you can join in the impromptu parade! This year we are thrilled to feature:


87th Cleveland Pipe Band, founded in 1987 by John Crawley, Sr., is a non-profit Scottish/Irish Pipe Band based out of Cleveland, Ohio.Please follow and like us:

87th Pipe & Drum


The Cleveland Firefighters Memorial Pipes and Drums was formed in 1991 with the primary purpose to “Honor Our Fallen.” The Gaelic version, “Onoir Do Na Marbh,” appears on the band’s bass drum and shoulder patches. The band participates in funerals to honor firefighters, EMS personnel and police officers and has traveled to Pennsylvania, Michigan, West Virginia and Massachusetts to perform for firefighter line of duty[...] Read More »

Cleveland Firefighters Memorial Pipes & Drums


The Pipe Band was formed in the Fall of 2001 by a few members with the mission of putting together a fun marching band for the Irish American Club, East Side. The Band continues to grow, currently boasting a roster of over 30 members and students. The musicians in the band share the same desire of promoting our culture and heritage playing traditional bagpipe music[...] Read More »

East Side Irish American Club Pipe Band



The West Side Irish American Club Pipe Band originally started out as the Irish Heritage Pipe Band in 2002, and officially joined forces with the West Side Irish American Club in 2013. Of our nine pipers, five have been with the band since its inception, and our Drum Sergeant, Mike Taylor, has been with us since the beginning as well. For those of you keeping[...] Read More »

West Side Irish American Club Pipe & Drum