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La Harpe- It may not be what you expect at a classic car show but bagpipping is getting more popular across the United States during concert bands and ceremonies bringing a lot of interest to events.
The 10:00 a.m. opening event was quite moving as the very formal attire of the bagpippers shown through as did their excellent music performance.
This is the fourth year bagpipers have come to perform at opening ceremonies of the La Harpe Classic Car Show while they are attending the Nauvoo summer "City of Joseph" pageant between July 11 and August 5th. Bagpipers come for a two-week stay with their families. They come from various groups, all over the United States and Canada with members coming from various types of groups with different styles.
They've played at Macomb, Carthage, and Burlington
The Nauvoo Pageant Bagpipe Band members come from all over the United States and Canada to perform wherever they can but especially daily at Nauvoo during the Morman's "City of Joseph and British pageant held July 11-Aug. 5. Members serve a two-week shift and learn different styles of bagpipe music according to assistant director Crusan Epps. She has been playing 34 years and never seen anything like this band.