The Official Pipe and Drum Band of the Northeast Florida Highland Games
Call Us (904) 368-8177

Your favorite Bagpipe Band in Orange Park and Jacksonville, FL. Serving Clay, Duval, St. Johns and Alachua Counties


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First Coast Highlanders Is continually looking for bagpipers and drummers to enjoy our fun. If you would like to learn how to play the bagpipes and/or drums come join us every Thursday evening for some instruction.  If you have bagpipe or drum experience come be a part of First Coast Highlanders..  Also, find us at one of our events so we can shake your hand and personally invite you into the band or answer any questions you may have. 


Congratulations to Jim Roberts who has successfully advanced to the next level of beginner piper.  Jim was issued a set of bagpipes and is on his way to becoming a member of the pipers circle.    Practice hard and learn well Jim.


It's almost summer time and First Coast Highlanders has two more performances this month (May) till we take a well deserved brake.  First Coast Highlanders will continue to have their Thursday evening practices at Orange Park Presbyterian Church.  Our last two performances will be at Chimney Lakes Elementary School for International day and on the 26th of May we will be in St Augustine "Turning Point at Calvary Church for their Memorial Day Services.


FCH at the 2018 Highland Games

The Clay Piper Newsletter

First Coast Highlanders Quarterly news letter "The Clay Piper" is filled with Celtic information, future and past event descriptions.  Feel free to open any of them onto your computer, print it out and share it with your friends.  You can also receive a copy delivered to your email.  Please provide your Name and Email address in the blocks below.  You will be one of the first to receive it digitally before it is mailed or personally delivered.

NE Florida Scottish Games and Festival  ~ Feb. 22, 2020

Green Cove Springs, FL - We are honored to again be the Host Bagpipe and Drum Band for this long running event. Come enjoy all of the Scottish activities and great music  throughout the day.  Take part in your Scottish heritage at the Clay County Fairgrounds just outside Green Cove Spring, FL. on Route 16.

2020 marks the 25th Anniversary of the Games. Thanks to everyone for putting this event on your calendars and showing your pride in Scottish heritage and hospitality. Check-in with the First Coast Highlanders as we play throughout the day, shake our hands and say Hello February 22, 2020.  We'll be there all day.

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First Coast Highlanders,       9703 NW 219th Street,    Starke, FL 32091

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(904) 368-8177

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

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