Highland Light Scottish Pipe Band

Cape Cod, Massachusetts

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Over 40 years of great music!

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Officially founded in 1978, Highland Light is the oldest pipe band on Cape Cod. The band started to come together a few years before that, and have been delighting audience since. Read more about the history of the band and how you can be a part of it.

The Highland Light welcomes new members, either experienced pipers and drummers or those looking to learn. We offer both bagpipe lessons and drum lessons to people looking to learn the instrument, and a challenge for the experienced players looking to better themselves. If you're interested in joining the band, get in touch with Sheldon Hamblin, the pipe major, for more details.

It's time for the Kilted Krawl!

From the Highland Light Executive Board

Because of the Covid-19 virus and the State, CDC and the World Health Organization recommendations, Highland Light has decided to postpone our Plymouth Pub Crawl this Tuesday the 17th until this situation stabilizes. The Executive Board and I have been discussing this since yesterday when Abington canceled their parade because of this concern.

I have contacted the Plymouth Pubs and informed them of our decision, and asked them to understand our being cautious on not canceling but postponing the Pub Crawl. We do not want to possibly carry this virus to all of the Pubs we play in.


Thank you for your understanding of this decision we have made.


Thank you,

Doug MacLeod, Manager

HLSPB - Cape Cod


All proceeds collected during the Krawl go towards our free teaching program and outfitting the members of the band. If you're interested in learning to play the pipes, or drums, check out the lessons page. Today is the day to start your new hobby!

As always, a big Thank You! to these fine establishments for your continued support of the Highland Light Scottish Pipe Band.

A Big Thank You

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Tiny and Sons Auto Glass has once again sponsored HLSPB in the Plymouth Hometown Thanksgiving Parade. Thank you Peter Brown for your continued and generous support of The Highland Light Scottish Pipe Band!

Performing, for us, is a great way to share the Scottish culture and music with folks who may otherwise never get a chance to hear the pipes and Drums. Unfortunately, it's expensive to outfit everyone, teach new students, and keep the culture alive. Thankfully, we're able to continue with the help of donations from companies like Tiny and Sons. Tiny and Sons has been around as long as we have. Over 40 years of excellent service. They are a great business that invests in the community, so when you are in need of auto glass, windshields, side mirrors or door glass, give the team at Tiny and Sons Auto Glass a call!

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The band performs throughout Cape Cod and South Eastern Massachusetts at various parades and concert venues. If you're interested in coming out to see us, check the calendar of events for the most up to date schedule. The band is always looking for new opportunites to demonstrate the power and beauty of the Great Highland Bagpipe to new audiences. You can hire the full band, or a mini-band, by talking to the band manager, Doug MacLeod. The band also has members that excel with solo performances, including memorial services, weddings, and other special events. If you're looking for a piper to stun an audience for your next special event, or make your next parade or concert a wee bit more Scottish, invite Cape Cod's oldest pipe band.

In Memoriam:

Highland Light Scottish Pipe Band Members
  • William Hamilton

    - 2012

  • Rev. Dr. William Pierson Barker

    February 14, 1927- July 8, 2012

  • Paul Summer Welsh

    April 19, 1931 – December 8, 2017

  • Walter McKenna

    - 2012