Being a bagpiper is a strong thread that is interwoven within the fabric of my soul. I am proud to be "the piper" for people's special days, whether they be happy or sad occasions.
I provide bagpipes in highland regalia for funerals, weddings, birthday parties, and for other special events (e.g. Christmas party, private parties, demonstrations for schools, Sporting events, Scouting Ceremonies and church services).
I am an experienced musician with 20 years of bagpiping experience. I am a professional person who is prompt to arrive at all events and I communicate very well throughout the process.
Matt Boggs was professional, prepared, polite and a fantastic piper!! Very highly recommended!
My Mother had requested that "the Pipes be Played" at her funeral.
I found the man for the job with "Rockinpiper".
It was a small service in the hills of Ohio, at a Chapel that's been standing almost 200 years. The event was not publicized other than by family and friends.
As the pipes began to echo through the hills those not in the know, knew then, the old woman was gone.
I, as her son, received several calls expressing their sympathy, with compliments to the Pipes.
Thanks Matt, for a job well done.
Response from RockinPiper:
Thank you, Jeff. It was an almost magical feeling driving through the hills to get to that beautiful little chapel. Everything fell into place nicely. I felt very welcomed by you and your family and felt humbled and honored to be a part of the service.
Matt called to discuss the arrangements for my GrandFather's funeral to make sure everything was correct the day before. He showed up early and was professional the whole time. He did an AMAZING job honoring my grandfather. It brought tears to everyone's eyes and a smile to their hearts. I know my grandfather enjoyed it in spirit. I would highly recommend RockinPiper to anyone! I would love to hire him again for an event in the future.
Matt was very professional. He was on top of making sure he was in the right place when needed... All went smoothly for my Dad's memorial.. thanks again Matt!
Hired the RockinPiper as an entertainment surprise for our daughter and son-in-law at their big Italian/Irish wedding. Matt was easy to work with in the planning stage and cooperated with the logistics of getting him into the venue and "hidden" until the right moment. Everyone was delighted with his performance. It was a great experience. Would definitely call on again.
I hired the RockinPiper to play when I proposed. He was very easy to work with, showed up promptly, and played very well. I hope to hire him again for the wedding!
Price Range: Negotiable from $100 and up
Experienced musician with 17 years of bagpiping experience. I am a professional person, and I am able to and have performed in many different settings such as:
- Instructional demonstrations
- Recording sessions
- Live performances ( I have played to crowds as large as 10,000 people )
- Event parties
- Small intimate settings ( I can use an electronic chanter and control the volume to be set very low )
Additional Booking Notes
Bagpipes will require one mic if performing with a band.
Past Booked Events
|May 19, 2018 • 10:00am - 10:15am||Funeral/Memorial Service|
|January 27, 2018 • 12:00pm - 1:00pm||Funeral/Memorial Service|
|June 24, 2017 • 2:00pm - 2:30pm||Funeral/Memorial Service|
|May 27, 2017 • 11:00am - 12:00pm||Funeral/Memorial Service|
|September 07, 2016 • 1:00pm - 2:00pm||Funeral/Memorial Service|
|March 17, 2016||Holiday Party (Other)|
|March 11, 2016||Cocktail Party|
|February 20, 2016||Funeral/Memorial Service|
|September 26, 2015||Wedding Reception|
|September 19, 2015||Wedding Cocktail Hour|
|July 25, 2015||Wedding Ceremony|
|May 23, 2014||Funeral Service|
|September 28, 2013||Wedding Ceremony|
|September 07, 2013||Wedding Ceremony|
|June 22, 2013||Birthday Party|
|April 21, 2013||Funeral Service|
|April 20, 2013||Wedding Ceremony|
|March 17, 2013||Private Party|
Influences & Inspiration
ACDC, Real McKenzies, Highland Pipers
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