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Traditional Scottish tribal band puts on a performance with bagpipes and drums

June 6th, 2021

Music is one of those art forms that will resonate with just about everyone and has origins that date back to the beginning of time. Humans have been making music pretty much since they’ve been able to walk upright, though it’s obviously evolved over the years.

Some bands have not lost those ancient roots, and this Scottish tribal band is definitely one of them.

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This will take you right back to the medieval days!

Clanadonia is one of the most famous Scottish tribal bands in the world, and performances like this make you realize why.

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Imagine you’re on an ancient medieval battlefield, with the sound of bagpipes streaming through the air as you unsheath your sword. That’s the vibe you’ll get when watching Clanadonia perform, and it’s unlike any other.

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This video from back in 2013 highlights exactly how an ancient tribal band should sound and has gained millions of views for their unique and totally authentic sound. Right from the start, the bagpipes blare, and the drummers get ready to put a show that left viewers begging for more.

It’s not just their sound that embodies ancient tribal music, Clanadonia even dresses the part.

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To fully immerse yourself in a character is something not everyone can do, but everything about Clanadonia screams medieval. After some beautiful bagpiping, the drums come in and the real show begins.

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They waste no time getting into it, as all five drummers began beating their instrument with incredible precision. With the bagpipe leading the way, Clanadonia creates a thunderous sound that had people on the internet in awe.

It’s like a brilliant blend of chaos and harmony.

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Clanadonia prides themselves on their mission which is to spread “bagpipe and drum fuelled havoc,” and they’re doing an excellent job at it. Unlike many other bands, Clanadonia isn’t in it for the fame, they do it to keep their traditions and culture alive.

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“Clanadonia are a Drums & Pipes band with a difference. Our music, our passion, our culture, our history, our people, and our ancestral bloodlines are all bonded within our music,” reads their website.

Clanadonia is known for bringing their roaring sound to the streets of Glasgow.

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The performance from 2013 is just the tip of the iceberg, and people in Glasgow know this firsthand. Chances are if you live in Glasgow, you’ve probably seen Clanadonia busking on a busy street corner with enthralled people surrounding them to get a taste of their unique sound.

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The traditional tribal band has been captivating crowds for the past two decades, and it’s easy to see why. Whether it’s in a random field practicing for their upcoming performance at the Commonwealth Games, or on the busy streets of Glasgow, Clanadonia always steals the show.

Their performance from 2013 has gained over 6 million views on YouTube

The amazing thing is that Clanadonia doesn’t post these performances on their own YouTube channel, it’s impressed bystanders that usually post their phenomenal routines that often go viral.

While the 6 million views from this video are impressive, YouTube is full of performances by Clanadonia that have garnered the same kind of attention and more.

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Everything about this band is brilliant, from their incredible sound to authentic gear, it doesn’t get any better than this when it comes to ancient tribal bands. It’s hard to find musical groups that are focused on keeping the culture and history of their music alive, but that’s exactly what Clanadonia does. To learn more about this awesome tribal band, you can visit their website here.

To see this powerful performance, just watch the video below!

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Source: YouTube – Freak Music, Clanadonia, YouTube – genki chris, Facebook – Clanadonia

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