The Official 2016 PiratePalooza™ Pubcrawl & Pubsing

Saturday, Septembarrrr 17th, 2016!!!!

The 2016 PiratePalooza™ will begin on Saturday, Septembarrrr 17th

Stay tuned for ticket information!

Scheduled on the weekend nearest to Talk Like A Pirate Day1, the PiratePalooza™ Pubcrawl is the ultimate inland meeting of pirates, buccaneers, rascals, rogues, scoundrels, ruffians and scalawags this side of the bounding main. It’s an invasion, a sack, a pub crawl and a great way to meet other enthusiasts of the piratical arts ending in a fantastic pub sing starring some of the most popular renfest bands of our time! Follow Captain Drew and his crew as they wend their way through the ale houses of downtown Decatarrr on their way to the big Palooza at the end of the night!

Live Countdown to PiratePalooza™ 2016

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The 2016 PiratePalooza™ Invasion Map


The Palooza Bands

These be bands what have played with us in the past, and may play with us again, listed in an alphabetized order

Curvy & Scurvy & Pervy

Captain Scurvy Pete leads his crew of The Heaving Bosom, pillaging the eight seas with his razor sharp wit, explosive personal emissions, and a outlandish fear of citrus. He is often seen accompanied by his trusty cabin boy, with whom he has an inexplicable attraction to, named Curvy. When Captain Drew asked them to add their sea shanties to the entertainments of PiratePalooza™, Curvy brokered an agreement to have all access passes for the entire Palooza season as well as Lifetime Membership into the famed Cardboard*Con.

Half Pint

Celebrating more than 10 years as musical sisters, Ariana Pellayle and Rosemary Quench (sans a very tipsy Wicked Pete Speakeasy) will bid you to "Drink Hail!" once more as they return to PiratePalooza™ in a special engagement as 'Half Pint', two-thirds of the group Three Quarter Ale. Be prepared for some high energy wench action!


Bourne of a friendship forged by wind and wave, the duo known as Landloch'd evokes the craggy grandeur of the Scottish highlands and the rolling mysteries of the deep blue seas. Edward the Redbeard, a Scotsman, was forced to flee his native land after an "incident" with a rogue bagpiper who just happened to be the King's nephew. His partner in song, Esteban Diego de Castile, is a Spanish Moor who left for the high seas to escape religious persecution by the Inquisitor Queen, Isabella.[Facebook]

Linen Brocade

Get ready for a time-bending appearance by the Renaissance Faire supergroup Linen Brocade, featuring Ariana Pellayle from Three Quarter Ale, Tom Smiter of the Lost Boys, and Adam Dandy the Highwayman from the 1980s. Be there to see them stand and deliver!

Pogue Mahone

What happens when you mix 8 types of rum with Israel Hands and Willam Foley? The whackiest sea shanties on the high seas! Tag along with these lads to hear songs like "The Anchor Done Sank" and "Did You Steal Me Rum, Harvey?" and "Seriously Harvey, Did You Take My Rum??". Pogue Mahone means "Up with Grog" in some languages.

Tenpenny Travelers

The Tenpenny Travelers have become popular regulars with the Palooza fans and we all look forward to their sprightly harmonies and songs of the sea! We’re happy to announce that the Travelers (Mike Quigley, Ariel Stewart, Tara Maurer, Meredith “Merry” Peterson, and maybe more!) are planning to join us again this year!

Toucan Dubh

Toucan Dubh is made up of Julia Campbell, Ian O'Donnell and Linda Hoopes. Each talented musicians in their own right, Ian, Julia & Linda team up to bring a zeal and flavor to their performances that will leave you wanting more.

Wine Woman & Song

Known for its time-honed harmonies and its deep & varied library of music of the British Isles, Wine Woman & Song is comprised of Concord Grapellwyn ("wine"), Naughty Nellie Peachbottom ("woman"), and Renwick Sangster ("song"). You’ll have a rollicking bloody fantastic time singing along with these classic minstrels!


The PiratePalooza™ Schedule


  • 1:30pm - Pending
  • 2:45pm - Pending
  • 4:00pm - Pending
  • 4:45pm - Pending
  • 6:00pm - Pending

Join us at one of our stops or follow along with Captain Drew on his search for this year's treasure!

1:30pm – 2:30pm

Location #1


2:45pm – 4:00pm

Location #2


4:00pm – 4:30pm

The Reel!!!

Did you think that we forget to dance? Of course not!! Before we step another yard we will meet here.... to dance the reel... more to follow!


4:45pm – 6:00pm

Location #3


6:00pm - Close

The PiratePalooza™ Pubsing

It's what we've waited for all year; a chance to howl and sing and drink and trade tales of buried treasure, indiscreet encounters and all the thrills of a pirate's life! Treasure, indeed!


A grand tradition of PiratePalooza™ is the annual limited-edition T-shirt, available for purchase at the final stop of each year's pubcrawl and now, for the first time, via PayPal! Jump over and take a look at the PiratePaloozaGear™ Section for a history of PiratePalooza™'s highly-prized form of bosom-clinging attire!



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  1. International Talk Like a Pirate Day was started by Cap'n Slappy and Ol' Chumbucket! Be sure to visit their website Talk Like a Pirate (.com)!
  2. Though we would like to have first dibs at naming any children that might result from those encounters.
  3. Captain Drew cannot validate your parking ticket or you, as a person.