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FMM Heads to British Championships

Field Marshal Montgomery Pipe Band will hit the grass in Paisley, Scotland tomorrow for the 2018 British Championships. A warm and dry day is expected for the band’s medley performance as the first ‘major’ of the year. FMM will pull up to the line at 4.20pm, where they will draw[…]

FMM Kicks Off 2018 Season

Field Marshal Montgomery Pipe Band will kick off its 33rd season competing in Grade One today at the Ards and North Down Championships in Bangor, Northern Ireland. It will be the 38th season at the helm of the band for Pipe Major Richard Parkes MBE. Come rain or shine (and[…]

FMM To Receive Special Award at Gradam Ceoil TG4 2018

Issued on behalf of TG4 and Gradam Ceoil Press Release: Field Marshal Montgomery Pipe Band has received the 2018 Special award as part of TG4’s traditional Irish music Awards, Gradam Ceoil. Widely regarded as the Oscars of Irish music, the Gradam Ceoil award ceremony is set to come to Belfast[…]

2016 Season

2016 Season Field Marshal Montgomery have released their schedule for the 2016 season. Competitive action kicks off on 14th May at the Ards & North Down Championships in Bangor, followed a week later by the first Major Championship of the year, the British, which will be held in Paisley, Scotland.[…]

FMM to perform at the Glasgow Royal Concert Hall

Field Marshal Montgomery Pipe Band is delighted to be returning to the Glasgow Royal Concert Hall to perform at the prestigious pre-worlds concert on Wednesday 10th August, 2016. Hosted by the Glasgow Skye Association Pipe Band, the annual event has become the pinnacle in concert performance for the world’s top[…]

FMM Fourth at World Championships

Field Marshal Montgomery finished fourth at the World Pipe Band Championships and were crowned Champion of Champions for 2015. It was also a very successful day for Drum Major Emma Barr who finished third in the Juvenile Grade and was announced the 2015 Champion of Champions. The two-day event saw[…]

Clean Sweep at Ulster Championships

Field Marshal Montgomery enjoyed a clean sweep of first places at the Ulster Championships on Saturday, 8th August. The competition was held in the beautiful grounds of Kilbroney Park, Rostrevor with the Mourne Mountains providing a stunning backdrop. The band performed twice, drawing their No. 1 MSR – Brigadier General[…]

FMM Finish Second at Scottish Championships

Field Marshal Montgomery Pipe Band finished runner-up at the Scottish Pipe Band Championships. The contest was held in Levengrove Park, Dumbarton on Saturday, 26th July. Warm and sunny conditions were tempered by intermittent cloud cover and a cool breeze making it a very challenging day for tuning pipes. Despite this,[…]

22nd All Ireland Title for FMM

Field Marshal Montgomery won their 22nd All Ireland title on Saturday 4th July. The band were awarded six 1st places out of a possible eight and were announced overall winners, taking top spots in both the MSR and Medley contests, as well as best drum corps and best piping prizes.[…]

FMM Wins European Championships

On Saturday 27th June, Field Marshal Montgomery were crowned European Champions, taking their third major title of the 2015 season. The competition is held in Forres, a town situated on the picturesque Moray coast in the north of Scotland. Eleven bands competed in the Grade 1 contest. FMM were the[…]