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The Robert Burns Society of West Texas

The Robert Burns Society of West Texas is a 501(c)(3) educational non-profit that was formed to promote the poetry and song of Scotland’s national poet, Robert Burns, in Lubbock, TX and the West Texas area.

The 8th Annual Robert Burns Supper will be held on January 28th, 2023 at the International Cultural Center on Texas Tech University Campus.

Following the dinner, the Mari Black Trio concert will convince you, along with the whisky, to get up and dance!

Further details and ticketing information will be released soon.

Ed Miller is seen addressing the haggis after being piped in by a bagpiper.

2023 Robert Burns Supper

January 28, 2023
International Cultural Center
601 Indiana Ave.
Hall of Nations
6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
For ages 21+ only
Ticket price: $ 60 / person
Tickets are not yet available.

Welcome & Introduction
Selkirk Grace
Piping in the Haggis
Address to the Haggis
Immortal Memory
Toast to the Lassies
Lassies Response
Concert featuring:
Mari Black Trio

Dinner Menu
To be determined but usually:
Prime Rib
Scotch Whisky Tasting
Neeps (mashed turnips)
Tatties (mashed potatoes)

This program is made possible in part through a grant from the City of Lubbock, as recommended by Civic Lubbock, Inc.

Are you from out of town? Stay in one of our local hotels! For more information see or call 1-800-692-4035

Past event photos can be found on flickr.

Bryan (left) and Edson (right) pose with a portrait of Robert Burns.

About Us

The Robert Burns Society of West Texas is a 501(c)(3) educational non-profit organization based in Lubbock, TX.

Bryan Sutton, Ph.D.
Patrick McLaurin, Ph.D.
Rev. Edson Way, Ph.D.


If you would like to make a tax deductible donation to RBSWT, please contact us at

You can view our IRS information here using EIN: 83-1127160.