Battlefield Band is a Scottish traditional music group. Founded in Glasgow in 1969, they have released over 30 albums and undergone many changes of lineup. As of 2010, there are no founder members in the band. Several former members have developed distinguished solo careers. The band is noted for its combination of bagpipes with other instruments, most notably on their cover of Bad Moon Rising and its mix of traditional songs and tunes with new material. The group tour internationally, playing to audiences in Europe, Australia, Asia, the Middle East & Canada, as well as more than 60 cities annually in the United States. Battlefield Band were winners of ''Best Live Act'' at the inaugural Scots Trad Music Awards in 2003 Battlefield Band''s "Compliments to Buddy McMaster" was nominated for the 7th Annual Independent Music Awards for World Traditional Song of the year.