Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara to Present NYS Assembly Proclamation to TikTok Sensation Ally the Piper

Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara will honor Ally Crowley-Duncan, also known as Ally the Piper, with a prestigious NYS Assembly Citation in recognition of her outstanding contributions to music and her national tour.

Ally, a TikTok sensation hailing from Schenectady, gained fame for her unique bagpipe performances that blend diverse music styles. Her viral video during the COVID-19 pandemic garnered over 150,000 views, propelling her to amass a massive following of over 1 million on TikTok.

At 27, Ally is embarking on her national tour, "The Devil Went Down to Georgia," alongside electric violinist Mia Asano, with the first stop at the Egg in Albany, New York.

Assemblyman Santabarbara acknowledges Ally's commitment to redefining the bagpipes beyond traditional contexts, aiming to bring a fresh perspective to this unconventional instrument.

Please join us at the Million Dollar Staircase, 3rd Floor of the NYS Capitol Building, on December 20, 2023, at 4:00 PM, to witness the presentation of the NYS Assembly Citation to Ally the Piper. Your coverage is essential in celebrating Ally's achievements and inspiring future generations.


Date: December 20, 2023

Time: 4:00 PM

Location: Million Dollar Staircase, 3rd Floor, NYS Capitol Building, Albany