The Official Pipe and Drum Band of the Northeast Florida Highland Games and the Host Pipe Band of the St. Augustine Celtic Festival

First Coast Highlanders
Your favorite Bagpipe Band in Northeast Florida

NE Florida Highland Games, 2023

On the Trip to Scotland

At Inverary Castle

First Coast Highlanders play for the crowd at the St. Augustine Celtic Festival, March 2023

Ron Parker Memorial Service, St. Augustine Beach, 2024

St. Andrews Society Robert Burns Dinner, Orange Park, 2024

NE Florida Highland Games, 2024

The Band's Tent at St. Augustine Celtic Fest 2023

Playing for the Veterans, St. Augustine Celtic Festival, 2024

St. Patrick's Day Vespers Service, St. Cyprian's, St. Augustine, 2024

NE Florida Highland Games, 2023


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As a non-profit organization, we rely solely on donations. Please support First Coast Highlanders by shopping at our store and/or making donations online or in person with any band member.

We appreciate your support!


Book the Band

We are happy to talk to you about booking the band for special functions, whether it is a birthday or anniversary party, a parade, a memorial service or funeral, or a blessing of the tartans ("kirkin") at your church. We can provide a single piper or a full band with pipers and drummers.

Please email our Band Manager to check availability.


First Coast Highlanders is a Scottish Bagpipe and Drum band led by Pipe Major Art Tenney, based in Clay County, Florida. We have members from all across northeast Florida and welcome new members any time!

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Thanks and PIPE ON.


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About us

The First Coast Highlanders is a Highland Bagpipe and Drum band based in Clay County, Florida.  Learn more about us...

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