Laurentian University
Pipe Band (LUPB)

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Get your tickets for Robbie Burns 2015!

The LUPB is pleased to invite you to our Robbie Burns Ceilidh!

When: Sunday, Jan 25th

    - Cocktails at 5:00 PM 

    - Roast beef dinner at 6:00 PM

Where: Lockerby Legion Branch 564

What: Laurentian Pipes and Drums, Highland Dancers, roast beef dinner complete with haggis and special guests, award winning songwriter Andrew Lowe and Sudbury's former poet laureate Roger Nash.

For tickets:
  • Contact us by email or,
  • Call Ray at 705-920-2572 or,
  • David at 705-918-3690

Advance ticket sales only.
  • $30 per person ($25 for Laurentian University students)

Check out the LUPB playing for the TFO (Télévision Franco-Ontarien) program JAM!  The young man with the guitar is being challenged to write music about the wind (the topic he drew from the bowl).  The LUBP then enters to distract the poor musician.  This was filmed May, 2014 however was only released earlier this year.  You can watch the whole episode, en français, here.

LUPB Highland Dancers (and future dancer) at Lockerby Legion Remembrance Day 2014

The LUPB leading the 2014 ALS Walk at Delki Dozzy in Sudbury

Derek (right), David, and Raymond Young (right-left) with the Right Honourable Jean Chrétien; following the retirement celebration for his wife, former LU Chancellor Aline Chrétien

Our annual events:

  • CIBC Run for the Cure
  • Laurentian University
    • Spring Convocation
    • Fall Convocation
    • Northern Ontario Medical School Graduation
  • Rememberance Day
    • Sudbury
    • Espanola
  • Burns' Concert
  • St. Patrick's Day
  • Tartan Day
  • Gutsy Walk for Crohn's and Colitis
  • ALS Walk
  • Opening of Sudbury's Farmer's Market
  • Greater Sudbury Police Pipe Band Invitational Competition
  • Hike for Hospice
  • Greater Sudbury Celtic Festival and Highland Games
  • Massey Fair

Hire the LUPB for your function!

Need a bagpiper for your upcoming function?  The LUPB endeavours to tailor to every need!  Have a tune in mind?  See if it's included in our repertoire!

*Early correspondence is encouraged as our members are volunteers and have to adjust their schedules accordingly.*

New members welcome!

Want to join the LUPB? Students, alumni and community members of any proficiency are welcome.

school of education, laurentian university, sudbury, ON

Practices are Sunday nights at Laurentian University's School of Education from 7-9 PM

Derek Young and singer/songwriter Bruce Cockburn receiving his honorary doctorate at Laurentian University Convocation 2014

The Laurentian University Pipe Band is affiliated with the Office of the President of Laurentian University.