Memphis Scottish Society’s
Annual Burns Nicht Dinner

Should auld acquaintance be forgot,
and never brought to mind?
Should auld acquaintance be forgot,
and auld lang syne?
For auld lang syne, my jo,
for auld lang syne,
we’ll tak a cup o’ kindness yet,
for auld lang syne.

Patron’s Reception

The Patron’s Reception will be held Friday night, January 20th, 2017, starting at 7:00 p.m. at the home of Greg and Ellen Koziel (where we had it last year), 341 Grandview Street, Memphis, TN 38111. Patrons ($75) and Benefactors ($100) may enjoy both the reception and Burns Nicht.

Note: If you wish to attend ONLY the Patron’s Reception and not the Burns Nicht Supper, you may do so for $40.

For more information, call 901-388-7145.

Tickets for Burns Nicht ONLY are:
  • $55 per person for an evening of music, dinner, Scottish country dancing, entertainment, and a silent auction.
  • A table for 8 is a bargain at $400 (you save $5 per ticket)

Burns Nicht Dinner will be held at:

Woodland Hills Ballroom

at the intersection of Houston Levee Road (Hall Road) & Woodland Hills Drive
10000 Woodland Hills Drive
Cordova, TN 38018

Saturday, 28 January 2017

The doors open at 5:30 p.m.,
and the festivities begin at 6:00 pm.


Piping in the Haggis

Bagpipes, drums, Scottish dancing, poetry and dinner, all to celebrate Robert Burns, Scotland’s favorite bard.


Ed Miller

Ed Miller-2016
Ed Miller has been hailed as "one of the finest singers to come out of the Scottish Folksong Revival" and as "one of Scotland's best singing exports." Originally from Edinburgh, he has for many years been based in Austin, Texas, where he earned graduate degrees in Folklore and Geography at the University of Texas.

In addition to having recorded 9 CDs of Scottish songs, Ed is a tour leader, speaker, radio host, and teacher. He is sought after for concerts, clubs, house concerts, festivals, Highland Games, Burns Suppers, lectures, and workshops.

Wolf River Pipes & Drums

Wolf River Pipes & Drums was founded in 1692 in order to perpetuate and promote the proud heritage of Scottish Music in the Memphis and MidSouth Area. Since then, it has played in local parades, funeral, weddings, memorial services, grand openings, business meetings, kirkings, festivals, picnics, parties, ceilidhs, and many other evens; anywhere people gather for fun, entertainment, or reflection in Tennessee, Kentucky, Missouri, Arkansans, Alabama and Mississippi.


NOTE: registration deadline is January 18, 2017 !!
Don’t miss your chance to attend the Burns Nicht Dinner!

Vegetarian entrée available with advance notice.

Other Links

Burns Nicht on Facebook | Tell us how you will celebrate
More info on Burns Nicht | Burns Nicht interactive
Make your own funny Burns Nicht ceilidh dance