Pyrates! Be a sea faring band of Musical Marauders, sailing from th’ shores of the Olde Lowlands of Holland to rowdy ports across the world! A notorious band of buccaneers, who’ve imposed their own brand of pirate themed folk music to fellow pirates an’ unfortunate landlubbers not only in the United Kingdom but across tha’ seas themselves! Able bodied bawdy balladeers armed wi’ Guitar, Bass, Drums an' Fiddle. Dressed in full pirate costume an’ all in tha' quay of ARRRR!
Pyrates! have requisitioned countless well known folk tunes from sailors of ages past including songs of the sea, Bawdy Ballads, Jaunty Jigs, Irish Ditties, Sea Shanties, Drinking Songs and arr’cappella folk tunes that’ll be sure ta have yez tappin’ yer foot and singing along in no time!
Pyrates! have performed to thousands o’ scurvy dogs at numerous festivals over the years including: New Orleans Pyrate Week, Sidmouth folk festival, Kendal Calling, Beautiful days, Bearded Theory, The South West Pirate Festival, Teignmouth Folk Festival, Four Winds Festival, ScurvyScum Pirate Festivals, Bideford Folk Festival, Brixham Buccaneers Festival, Watchett Music Festival, Spirit Of The Sea Festival, Okehampton Battle of The Bands (winners 2007), World Walking The Plank Championships, Lulworth Castle Pirate Festival, Bradninch Music Festival, The Sealed Knots 50th Birthday Bash, Lömpe Klompe, Burnham-on-sea Folk Fest, Lynton and Lynmouth Music Festival, Bimble Bandada, Lullaby Festival, Bie Daip International Shanty Festival, Hastings Pirate Day and many other ports of call.
Pyrates! Have also performed at: Pubs and Clubs, Open mic sessions, Birthday Parties, Small Scale Battles, Fund Raisers, Dockside Parades, Live role play events, Halloween Parties, Large Scale Battles, Stage Productions, Ship Cruises, Public Disturbances, Re-enactments, Weddings, and much more