THE Band on the Rum

Introducing Galleon Blast


Press ganged into service by an unscrupulous gangmaster from the Spanish Main (well….Knutsford actually), the swarthy seadogs of Galleon Blast occasionally get shore leave to ply their raggle-taggle trade wherever folk will have them. With a selection of rum-soaked songs and shanties, the Blasters whip up a squally strumming storm to get all and sundry […]

Galleon Blast @ Loopallu Festival ...


Galleon Blast @ Moseley Folk Festival


Galleon Blast @ Shrewsbury Folk Festi...


Galleon Blast at The Village Pump Fes...


Avarshhhhhht Me Lubbers

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I ‘as been a doin’ a bit o’ maintenance on the web-, and the Government Agent ‘as bin a doin’ smart work with the lens- ‘ope you be a liking the new look Beers, Rusty

Galleon Blast win an award!


We were delighted at last nights Alexanders gig to be presented with the award for ‘Best Album of 2015’ bu Dan Scott of Schotts list and flipside radio. It will look good in the trophy cabinet, if a little lonely 😉 The superb @GalleonBlast accepting @SchottsList Album Of The Year 2015 @AlexandersLive. TOP gig. #chesterculture […]

Treasure Chest reveals ten rare album...


Family Mahone, Songs of the back bar. Sensationally ten copies of ‘The Family Mahone’s’ first album, ‘Songs of the Back Bar’ have been unearthed in Rusty’s spare room. They are now for sale on Ebay. Our previous incarnation recorded this album in a single session, finishing in time for last orders!

Fat Harry White is coming for Christm...

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Many years ago, our fair capp’n did his business in a castle rather than a galleon. He was assisted by the artiste formerly known as ‘Lard’ as well as other ‘special’ guests. One of the more special guests was the legendary Fat Harry. Harry had a way with words. My special Layee-friend, the sexy Fi-ona […]

Telfords Warehouse, Chester

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Perilously close to the birthday of Mr Rusty, and best cabin boy Fluff….

Fat Pigeon Video shoot: Harbour light...


We recently performed in Audlem. We were recorded live visually and ermmm- soundishly, and this is the result were rather pleased! You can download the album on amazon as well as other platforms.