Booking the 42nd

Interested in hiring the 42nd for your event?

The 42nd regularly performs at:
  • Historical reenactments
  • Scottish cultural events
  • Openings, Ceremonies, and Community Events
  • Weddings and Funerals

Each year, the 42nd travels around Indiana, to the St. Louis area, Michigan, and several times to southern Illinois. Domestically, the 42nd has traveled to Alabama, Connecticut, Wisconsin, and Tennessee.

In 2013, the band performed internationally, completing a 7-day tour of Scotland.

Please download our Information Brochure for further information about what the 42nd can provide for your event. A press-quality band resume may be downloaded as well. (PDF Format).

Performances and Achievements:

  • 2013 - Black Watch Regimental Reunion, Perth, Scotland
  • 2013 - Reviewed by HRH Anne, Princess Royal
  • 2013 - National War Museum, Edinburgh Castle, Scotland
  • 2012 Recording selected for music in Ken Burns' PBS Documentary "The Roosevelts"
    2012 Rendezvous and Music in Mackinaw, Mackinaw City, MI
  • New Years Eve 2011 halftime performance at Purdue vs Illinois men's basketball game.

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    Purdue Halftime Show

  • 2011-2012, 1996 Alabama Frontier Days, Wetumpka, AL
  • 2011 Studio Band for Plank Road Publishing
  • 2011 feature for WSIU-TV PBS, Carbondale, IL
  • 2010 Deep River Ancient Muster, Deep River, CT
    (Featured performer in Friday Night Tattoo)
  • 2006, 1997 Fort Loudoun Historic Area, Vonore, TN
    (Featured concert)
  • 2005 National Muster, Fort Ticonderoga, NY
  • 2010-2011 Metropolitan St. Louis, MO St. Patrick's Day Parade (Winner: Best Irish Marching Unit 2011)
  • 2008-2010, 2012 River Raisin International Muster, Monroe, MI
  • 2005-2008, 2010 Tartan Ball, hosted by the "Indianapolis 500" Gordon Pipers
  • 2004 US Grand Prix, Indianapolis Motor Speedway
  • 2003, 2009 Michiana Highland Games, South Bend, IN
  • 2012, 2005-2006 Missouri Tartan Days, St Charles, MO

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    Best Irish Marching Unit
    St Louis St Patrick's
    Day Parade

  • 2001, 2002 Spring Fling, with the Murat Highlanders and Indianapolis Scottish Society
  • 2000 Celtic Celebration, with the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra
  • 2000 Hoosier History Fest, Indianapolis, IN
  • 2000 Stone Hill Winery, Herrmann, MO
  • 1999-2000 Rendezvous on the Rouge, Dearborn, MI
  • 1999 Columbus Highland Games, Columbus, IN
  • 1997 Deep River Ancient Muster, Deep River, CT
  • 1995 Labor Day Parade, Janesville, WI
  • 1995 Burns Supper, Adam's Mark Hotel, St Louis, MO
  • 1994 National Muster, Waterbury, VT
  • 1994 Fort Ticonderoga, NY

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    Ticonderoga, 2005

  • 1993-1996 Gathering on the Theatiki, Bourbonnais, IL
  • 1991 Rose Festival, Richmond, IN

Lafayette Area Community Appearances

Weddings, Funerals, and Special Events

Individual bagpipers or small ensembles are also available for hire for weddings, funerals, and special occasions.

Contact Information

If you are interesting in hiring the 42nd to perform at your event, please contact us with inquiries.

Contacting the 42nd:

Mailing address:
Business Manager
The 42nd Royal Highlanders, Inc.
PO Box 2412
West Lafayette, IN 47996

Email: booking@42ndRHR.org
Or phone: (765) 237-XLII (9544)


High-Resolution Press Photos

The Band


Balhousie Castle, Scotland, 2013
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(Photo credit: Daniel Duncan)


Fort George, Scotland, 2013
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(Photo credit: Daniel Duncan)


St Charles, MO, 2012
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Ticonderoga, 2005
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Fort Massac, 2009
2803 x 2297 pixels (Photo credit:
Sarah Wellmeier Photography)


Other Photos


Pipe Major
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Credit rsteup @ Flickr


Pipers, Fort Massac 2011
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Drummers, St Charles 2012
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Color Guard, Fort Massac 2010
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Escort to the Colors, Massac 2011
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Fife Corporal
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Bass Drum
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Dirk
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Dancer
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http://www.42ndRHR.org
Last modified: August 27, 2013
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Preston M. Smith and the 42nd Royal Highlanders, Inc.
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