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Ats#Pets, Bagpipers

The Kings of Estonian Bagpipe Electro

ATS#PETS - The Bagpipers

For the first time in Europe, the rulers of mainstream Estonian bagpipe-electro, Ats#Pets, with their “In the Pipeline” tour to celebrate their country’s 100th anniversary!

At home, Ats#Pets are superstars. In addition to domesticating mammoths, their hypnotic rhythms have helped Estonians battle plague, hunger, Soviet rule, and being shy. They played a central role in helping Estonia gain independence twice (but not in losing it that one time) and in exporting bagpipe-electro to Scotland.

About the #, it’s not just a common hashtag – it’s a special hashtag, going all the way back to the founding of the band. They’re actual jail bars, a symbol of rebellion, and opposing foreign rulers.

The legendary Ats#Pets – soon on your house or Facebook wall!

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Pets with his family and Ats (aka Rasva Juri) jamming at Soonda village in 1913. Photos by Johannes Pääsuke. Estonian National Museum (Eesti Rahva Muuseum), Photo Collection.

#restartreality #estonia100#EvL10