Musician References

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Tom Mason &
the Blue Buccaneers

Tom Mason and the Blue Buccaneers are a wild band of Nashville musicians who dress like pirates and play a rollicking mix of piratical sing-alongs, rousing historical rave-ups, afro-cuban tinged ballads, Cajun sea shanties, and bluesy Irish jigs, transforming big festivals, performing arts centers, and urban nightclubs into bustling seaside taverns at the turn of the seventeenth century. 

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Rusty Cutlass
 

The world's most notorious pirate band and has played more festivals, corporate and international events than there is time to mention.

If you are lookin' for a one-of-a-kind pirate band then look no further. You want Rusty Cutlass. That's Rusty with an ARRRRRR!!!!

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Pat Razket
 

Ye crew o' Pat Razket be a pirate folk music band from Sweden.
Our shows give you a unique experience and we play our own songs (and sometimes the occasional traditional sea shanty).


Expect people dancing on the tables, gunpowder, smoke and one hell of a pirate party!

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Bounding
Main

Bounding Main is an American a cappella quintet focusing on traditional sea shanties and maritime music. Formed in 2003, Bounding Main performs maritime music, presenting an "Elizabethan sea dog" look in their costumes and gear as well as informal looks that represent them as a contemporary vocal group.

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Elena Duff

Bounding Main is an American a cappella quintet focusing on traditional sea shanties and maritime music. Formed in 2003, Bounding Main performs maritime music, presenting an "Elizabethan sea dog" look in their costumes and gear as well as informal looks that represent them as a contemporary vocal group.

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Bounding Main is an American a cappella quintet focusing on traditional sea shanties and maritime music. Formed in 2003, Bounding Main performs maritime music, presenting an "Elizabethan sea dog" look in their costumes and gear as well as informal looks that represent them as a contemporary vocal group.

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Pirates
For Sail

We are Baltimore's most bilious, barnacle-encrusted band of bilge-rats, a caterwauling crew of crafty cutthroats, and a scurvy swarm of salty sea weasels and tentacles. 

Pirates for Sail are highly trained musicians and vocalists who are experts in sea shanties, Irish drinking tunes, and maritime ballads, but we will sing just about anything that strikes our fancy. With but a well-placed song we can rouse your spirits, calm your soul, or bring tears to your eyes with a sailor's lament.

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The Silver
Darlings

Ahoy there, me hearties! We are the Silver Darlings, an all-female sea shanty crew hauling from Southend-on-Sea in Essex. We sing shanties, songs of the sea, and ditties nautical.

Our hometown is steeped in fishing and cockling industries, which has drawn us naturally to sea shanties, the sailors’ working songs. We love the story-telling aspect of shanty-singing and we are passionately committed to ensuring that these songs remain in the public domain and are not lost at sea.

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Pot of Gold
Shanty Crew

Now embarking on our 5th year together, Pot of Gold has gained an enviable reputation for singing traditional, and not so traditional, Shantys and Songs of the Sea, in their own unique style.

Expect a totally inclusive, laid-back, entertaining session, full of great songs, fantastic harmonies, humor, brilliant musicianship, and audience participation - the complete experience that has entertained audiences from Kings Lynn to The Minack Theatre in Cornwall  - and many places in between.

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Tir Nan Og
 

A band-history stretching over 15 years and more than 300 gigs – and still the Bavarian Irishmen are able to reinvent their style. At the same time, they were always staying true to their Celtic musical roots. With influences from rock, reggae, and acoustic punk they welcome their fans to the land of everlasting youth. Because that is the literal meaning of “Tir Nan Og”. The sextet has already rocked international stages and is always ready to heat up the crowd with their own form of creative Irish-Celtic- folk-rock.

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Blackstrap
Yarnspinners

Blackstrap Yarnspinners, the rockin'est hippest bunch of scallywags, rapscallions, and pirates here to sing their way into your ever-lovin' hearts!

Love sea shanties?  Who doesn't? Wondered what it would sound like if the pirates and sailors were rock & rollers? WHO HASN'T??? Welcome to a world of Rockin' Rapscallions Boppin' Buccaneers Swaggerin' Scallywags.

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The Countrymen
 

The band was formed at our local, The Countryman Inn near Launceston, which is where the band’s name originates.  With a relaxed and light-hearted presentation style, we take the audience on a journey through the history and culture of Cornwall, featuring their own arrangements of traditional and contemporary songs, as well as an increasing amount of their own compositions.

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Hoy Boy
(Peter Purnell)

Sailing in from Canvey Island in Essex England, Hoy Boy (Peter Purnell) is a young('ish) enthusiastic acapella Sea Shanty Soloist with a passion for Maritime Folk Music and History. Specializing in rousing uplifting shanties from the golden age of sail that will have you joining in with gusto.

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Loveridge

After years of wanting to get thoughts from pen and paper, to an old guitar and then out into the big wide world, Toby sat down, recorded a few songs in a small room, and 'Loveridge was born.​

Switching between folk-inspired tales of the sea & his beloved Cornwall as well as more contemporary tunes about love, life, loss & redemption, there is always a common theme running through each song.

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Robert Palomo

Robert Palomo is an American-born musician and songwriter with a weakness for salty sea songs and the humble banjo. Lately, he's focused on his own brand of maritime folk music,  "New Old Sea Songs" - tunes reminiscent of the traditional classics, but fresh as the ocean breeze.

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The Worldwide
Shanty Project

Nothing brings the world together like a familiar song and a community of singers uniting together in chorus.

The shanty scene is a wonderful place with many incredible musicians. This project celebrates them.

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