Drunken Sailor – Balve Cage

“Drunken Sailor” is a sea shanty, also known as “What Shall We Do with a/the Drunken Sailor”.

The shanty was sung to accompany certain work tasks aboard sailing ships, especially those that required a bright walking pace. It is believed to originate in the early 19th century or before, during a period when ships’ crews, especially those of military vessels, were sufficiently large to permit hauling a rope whilst simply marching along the deck. With the advent of merchant packet and clipper ships and their smaller crews, which required different working methods, use of the shanty appears to have declined or shifted to other, minor tasks. (Wikipedia)

Also know as drunken sailer bij the Irish Rovers


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Irish hardshoe step dancing on tabletop @ Balver Höhle

Irish hardshoe step dancing from Noor and Jarno on our wooden table top.

David Myles going crazy on the Scottish bagpipes a set of Scottish reels he calls ‘kweetniet Set: The Crooked Bridge – Brenda Stubbert’s- Jenny Dang the Weaver – Itchy Fingers – McArthur’s Road.

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Odin’s Krieger Fest São Paulo Brazil – The Encore!

Odin’s Krieger Festival,  São Paulo, Brazil @ Tropical Butantã.

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Skye Boat Song from Outlander with Irish bagpipes + Lyrics

Outlander theme song: Skye Boat Song with Irish Bagpipes (Uilleann pipes) with Lyrics

The song tells how Bonnie Prince Charlie, disguised as a serving maid, escaped in a small boat after the defeat of his Jacobite rising of 1745, with the aid of Flora MacDonald. The song is a traditional expression of Jacobitism and its story has also entered Scotland as a national legend. (Wikipedia)

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Busindre Reel (Hevia) – Odin’s Krieger Festival, Brazil

Busindre Reel (from Hevia) on Bagpipes by David Myles at Odin’s Krieger Festival, São Paulo, Brazil

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Home is where my Friends are in Brazil

Home is where my Friends are in Brazil

Celtic Music performance in São Paulo, Brazil at the Odin’s Krieger Festival. Home Is Where My Friends Are – Pride of Petravore by Rapalje celtic folk music: I’d like to introduce you to the band that’s playing. Song written by William from Rapalje

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Special offer: Double Live CD and DVD in our webshop!

Our beautiful Double Live CD is also available as DVD in our shop.

You can get them both for only €30,- (instead of €40,-)!

The same offer also applies at our merchandise at the live shows.

The Galway Girl @ Odin’s Krieger Fest, Brazil

“Galway Girl” is a song written by Steve Earle and recorded with Irish musician Sharon Shannon originally as “The Galway Girl”.

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We perform at ‘Kultur auf den Halligen’, Hallig Langeneß – Rapalje Show #32

Welcome to another Rapalje Show!

We’re going to open a present again and we take you to a very special event called ‘Kultur auf den Halligen’ on an island that’s not an island. Continue reading “We perform at ‘Kultur auf den Halligen’, Hallig Langeneß – Rapalje Show #32”

Caledonia @ Odin’s Krieger Fest Brazil

Live Concert at Odin’s Krieger Fest, São Paulo, Brazil

Romantic Celtic folk song Ballad about Scotland. Written by Dougie MacLean. Well known versions from Celtic Woman, Celtic Thunder, Scrum, Dolores Keane, Amy MacDonald

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