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Tim Carey

Celtic Bagpipes from Chevy Chase, MD - Will travel up to 200 miles
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$200 - $600 per event
Tim Carey is a freelance professional bagpipe player based in the Washington, D.C / Baltimore area performing as a soloist and in collaboration with other professional musicians. His primary focus is playing Scottish and Irish music. He also plays music from other Celtic diaspora. He has performed all throughout the United States, Canada, Scotland, Ireland and Europe. He has played in some of the finest venues in the country including The Kennedy Center, Constitution Hall, The Hall of Musical Instruments at the Smithsonian Institution, Strathmore Hall, The Birchmere, Wolf Trap Park for the Performing Arts, the National Cathedral, Mountain Stage, and Madison Square Garden. Tim and his pipe band played for Sean Connery at the Kennedy Center Honors in the presence of President Bill Clinton and his wife Hillary and of course many famous actors and televised to a national audience. He also played at the Main Event in the first Wrestle Mania in Madison Square Garden featuring Hulk Hogan verses Rowdy Roddy Piper with a crowd of 22,000 fans attending. Tim had the honor of playing the bagpipes at the funeral of World War Two Hero Quentin Aanenson who was featured in Ken Burn's documentary The War. Mr. Burns was in attendance for that honorable farewell at Arlington National Cemetery. He has performed for the Ringling Brothers Barnum and Bailey Circus as well as playing for Garrison Keillor's, A Prairie Home Companion live on stage at Wolf Trap Center for the Performing Arts and Mountain Stage. Tim has also shared the stage with such talented musicians as Bonnie Rideout, Al Petteway, Jerry O'Sullivan, Matt Bell, Mark O'Conner, The Chieftains,and Alasdair Fraser. He is a guest player with Jennifer Cutting's Ocean Orchestra and played the bagpipes and whistle in the Baltimore based Irish punk band The Charm City Saints. Tim also played with the City of Washington Pipe Band who were World Champions in 1999 in Glasgow, Scotland at the World Pipe Band Championships. It is Tim's continued desire to perform at the highest standard. He kindly welcomes suggestions to help make your event a special one whether they be weddings, celebrations, funerals, or any performance need. Please enjoy exploring his web site which is clearly available on this page.
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The performance and professionalism was to perfection. Absolutely beautiful. His performance can be seen in the fall of 2013 on Show Time in a documentary called the End of Life with Michael John Muth. Very, Very satisfy and Highly recommend Tim Carey. Even in the pouring down rain. It was a beautiful service Tim, Thank you for making our sons special day memorable.

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We cannot thank Tim Carey enough!! He was there early, was completely professional, executed perfectly what was asked of him and his talent is unbelieveable. He had everyone in tears at the end of the wedding because his performance was so moving! He made our daughter's wedding ceremony so special and memorable and we will never forget him.

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We loved Tim! He was great and did an excellent job at both the church and the reception. We appreciated his superb professionalism and attention to detail. We would recommend Tim to anyone. Please feel free to post our comments on your website. Sincerely, Barbie & Anthony Gilardi event date: Sat Oct 11, 2008 (Washington DC)

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2016
Aug
27
Wedding Ceremony
Arlington, VA
2:30 PM - 3:00 PM
2016
Oct
15
Wedding
Rockville, MD
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
2016
Oct
16
Anniversary Party
Brookeville, MD
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
2016
Oct
23
Wedding
Mechanicsburg, PA
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
2016
Aug
20
Wedding
Washington, DC
4:00 PM - 4:30 PM
2016
Aug
13
Funeral
Weyers Cave, VA
3:30 PM - 4:00 PM
2016
Aug
6
Memorial Service
Edgewater, MD
12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
2016
Jun
4
Celebration
Washington, DC
6:00 PM - 6:15 PM
2016
May
29
Memorial Service
Leesburg, VA
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
2016
May
28
Birthday Party (Adult)
Severna Park, MD
7:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Scotland the Brave
Danny Boy
Highland Wedding
Mhairi's Wedding
Wearing of the Green
And So It Goes
Billy Joel
Rakish Paddy
The Green Hills of Tyrol
Swagger
Shane Smith
Charlie Glendinning
Tim Carey
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Halloween Parties
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First Communions
Wedding Ceremonies
Wedding Receptions
Engagement Parties
Family Reunions
Rehearsal Dinners
Christmas Parties
Please note Tim Carey will also travel to Bethesda, Washington, Silver Spring, Glen Echo, Kensington, Takoma Park, Cabin John, Garrett Park, Arlington, Adelphi Chillum, Hyattsville, Mc Lean, Rockville, Mount Rainier, Brentwood, College Park, Falls Church, Potomac, Bladensburg, Greenway, Riverdale, Suburb Maryland Fac, Beltsville, Alexandria, Dunn Loring, New Carrollton, Vienna, West Mclean, Capital Heights, Capitol Heights.
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