Wellington Sea Shanty Society

  • When: 2nd Mar 1:00pm
  • Where: Emmett St Curbside Cabaret
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New Zealand’s Most ‘Sea Worthy’ Shanty Group have been belting out traditional sea songs from Aotearoa, France, Spain, the UK and more, for nigh on two years. Sailors and landlubbers from across the country have been battered by the rousing chorus of this two-man tempest of pure shanty. The W.S.S.S believe that ‘a shanty shared is a shanty savoured’, so they pass out shanty song sheets to one and all so people can sing along,

The W.S.S.S comprise Vorn Dont le Père Etait Marin, from the indie pop band Vorn, and Lake Davineer, from the electro pop band Urbantramper. Vorn is on squeeze box duties, while Lake strums the git-fiddle. Rousing harmonies and raucous foot-stomping abound!

"The debut release from Wellington Sea Shanty Society is, as the album and band title suggest, brimful of tunes of which the Pogues would be proud. "

Otago Daily Times.