The Band

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We are a Dartmouth based shanty band who have been described as being four old men who ought to know better. This is strange because one of us is a girl (and we don’t mean Richard!)! We combine traditional sea songs and humour with high energy performances probably quite dangerous in people of our age! Since being formed in 2008 the band has gone from strength to strength. Alister, Richard and Mike have now been joined by Alister’s wife, Dawne on percussion. Our music is the songs and tunes about the sea. As a band we live near it, we use it for our living and leisure and have our family history entwined with it. However we do try not to take ourselves too seriously!