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The Swashbucklers


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The Swashbucklers perform rum-soaked traditional maritime folk music, classic Irish folk and the occasional cheeky contemporary cover whilst dressed as pirate troubadours!

An incredible set! We were dancing all night. A thoroughly entertaining group and excellent musicians! Na Fir Bolg Folk festival (Belgium), 2018

The Swashbucklers will inject the pirate spirit into your event with their close harmony singing, fast jigs and swaying sing along waltzes. The band can perform either as a 5-piece or stripped back to a 3 or 4-piece depending on the requirements of your event.

Performance info

Line-up Vocals/ acoustic guitar; vocals/accordion; vocals/bass; drums; vocals/electric guitar
Performance duration 1 x 60 minute or 2 x 45 minute sets
Interval music Included
Lighting Included

Booking options

DJ service
Add £150
Upbeat, mainstream pop music from all eras, run from a laptop equipped with virtual DJ software. Requests taken and mic available for announcements.

Book with confidence! After events, we ask our clients what they thought of our acts. We publish what they say here, so you can read genuine, unbiased feedback before booking.

“The Swashbucklers have played an extremely professional and energetic set. The sound & audience interaction was fabulous. A truly unique, & highly recommended band. Combining sea shanties with a contemporary twist!”

Whalefest UK, 2019

“We hired The Swashbucklers last year and they got the whole boatload of us up and on our feet jigging our hearts out. You'll be surprised how many nautical ballads you know the words to once they get into full swing. Why are the Captain's Beard so great? Because they arrrRRRRRR!”

Vegfest UK, 2018

“The Swashbucklers played an incredible set! We were dancing all night. They’re a thoroughly entertaining group and excellent musicians. They can deliver a completely authentic sounding sea shanty as well as performing traditional maritime songs in a completely modern style!”

Na Fir Bolg Folk festival (Belgium), 2018

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