Albaluna - Portugal
Albaluna perform with many antique instruments from all over the world. The six musicians give an energetic show, inspired by Mediterranean and Middle Eastern cultures, Northern European folk, Medieval music and progressive rock.
Armstrong`s Patent - Netherlands
Armstrong’s Patent is a six-man band established in Appingedam in 1992. They offer a professional show with a diverse mix of shanties, folk and sea songs. Find Armstrong’s Patent on Facebook or email:
Beckedorfer Schifferknoten - Germany
The Beckedorfer Schifferknoten is a 29-head shanty choir founded in 1982 and based in the Lower Weser. The choir is dedicated to the care and preservation of traditional as well as international shanties.
1. Bremer Ukulelenorchester - Germany
The Ukulele is conquering the world. Four strings and not the least bit quiet. The joyful music of this 35-head ensemble is impressive and their fanbase is growing. Their repertoire includes Seaman’s schlager, shanties, rock-, pop-, and folksongs in various languages.
De Kaapstander - Netherlands
De Kaapstander choir comprises of around 30 singers and musicians from the historical town of Oudewater. This dynamic group presents shanties, maritime folksongs and their own arrangements, sometimes with matching choreography.
Die Kinken Band - Germany
The term „kinken“ comes from sailing and means an unclear rope’s end (loose end). A loose end can easily lead to unpredictable situations on board. The aim of the Kinken Band is to play their way into the hearts of their audience so that no-one wants to give them back..
Die Pressgëng - Germany
„What is it?“ – The Pressgëng aim to confuse! And that’s how the four actors and musicians turn into a shanty choir. What they do with the subject is refreshing and endlessly funny. Musical comedy at its best. Those who have experienced them once, return time and again. er!
Folk Law - United Kingdom
FolkLaw is an energetic folk-rock-band from the UK with exciting live performances, driven by the violin. They play award-winning songs of protest and love that will stimulate your soul and bring rhythm to your feet.
Formacja - Poland
The music band FORMACJA was created in Danzig in 2009. They have become well-recognised thanks to their liveliness, the interesting instruments they play and mostly self-written songs. The band also enjoys performing traditional folk and maritime songs from Poland.
Four'n'Aft - United Kingdom
Four’n’Aft is known for its powerful and satiated sound. Their luggage comprises of shanties, ballads, love songs and curious drinking songs. Their repertoire includes modern and traditional sea songs, sung in their unmistakable and unique style.