What’s that on the streets of Kilkenny ? A gang of musicians messing and entertaining ? It’s the Absurdist Pipe Band of course, who will be returning to Kilkenny for St. Patrick’s Festival 2023! An engaging blend of visual humour, bagpipes, drums, percussion and sound effects with occasional brass and accordion, The Absurdist Pipe Band is vibrant, entertaining and a real crowd pleaser. Playing anything from TV themes to 40′s swing, from pop hits to classical motifs and traditional tunes. They are guaranteed to surprise and bring a smile and a laugh. They’ll be performing and exploring Kilkenny on Saturday the 18th and Sunday the 19th of March so keep an ear out and make sure to say hello!
Travelling all the way from Scotland the Absurdist Pipe Band consists of highly experienced musicians who have over 20 years experience playing folk, jazz, samba, and street music at festivals, gigs, parties, carnivals and concerts. We’re delighted to welcome them back to Kilkenny for the St. Patrick’s Festival 2023!