We provide a group of 2-6 performers who can provide a musical program for your party, event, or sea battle. We entertain adults and children alike. We perform a variety of maritime, piratical, Celtic and renaissance tunes--some with accompaniment, some without and most with beautiful and ear-pleasing musicality to which people everywhere love to listen.
Our repertoire includes sea chanteys, madrigals, traditional and modern tunes--mostly related to the early years of maritime & pirate history. We dress in semi-authentic garb, which is to say that we strive to look like pirates by using as much period material as we can while still being "visually interesting" as performers.
Child-friendliness and bawdiness can be tuned to taste--let us know what you want.
Flintz Tone: Guitar, baritone/tenor
Copper Tone: Alto
Fire S. Tone: Bass, percussion & bagpipes
Half Tone: Bass, Wordsmith
Ring Tone: Alto
Belle Tone: Soprano
A few of us sang period music and pub songs with the Musicians Royale of the NC Renaissance Faire. The wonderful Pyrates Royale of Maryland Ren Faire fame have been an inspiration and Willoghby Caught of the Hysterically Correct Pirate Show has been a huge influence and encouragement to our group.
What to Expect
Typical Gig Duration: 30 - 240 minutes
We sing an eclectic mix of period and not-so-period maritime tunes, sea shanties, madrigals, love songs and children songs. We aim to entertain and interact with our audience rather than perform background or dancing music.
Our songs range from a capella harmonies to traditional "call and response" tunes to duets & solo ballads. All loosely tied to the "Golden Age of Piracy." We incorporate pieces of period garb and stories into our performance as well as just plain fun stuff.
We are capable of providing 2-3 entertainers, or the entire group of 6 and tailor our show accordingly.
We can perform from stage, where we typically require 2-3 microphones and a connection for the guitar's internal pick-up.
We typically work "unplugged," moving in and around the audience and interacting directly with them. Great for parties and "street performing."
Here is a sampling of the songs that sing in our sets:
Bonnie Ship the Diamond
Cadgwith Anthem (madrigal)
Do re me of Beer
Donald, Where's Yer Trousers
Down to the River to Pray
Hard by a Fountain
Hole in the Bottom of the Sea
Home Made Sour Mash Gin
Leave Her Johnny
Mist Covered Mountains
My Bonnie Lies Over the Ocean
Old Dunn Cow
Peg Leg Johnson
Pirates Go Marching
Whiskey in the Jar
06-01-2013 — Blackbeard's Festival, Hampton, NC
Past Booked Dates:
05-04-2013 — Swansboro, NC
04-27-2013 — Youngsville Wine & Beer, Youngsville, NC
04-19-2013 — Night in Tortuga, Beaufort, NC
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