The Jolly Rogues
The Jolly Rogues are known for their sea shanties and colonial music,ballads and drinking songs with such songs as Cape Cod Girls,All for me grog,and the Good Old Colony Days.They have appeared at Colonial Days Minuteman,National Park in Concord Ma. save Our Heritage with Jimmy Tingle and at the Old manse in Concord Ma. They have also played in Germany,England and China withe their peace through music program.They play music from the American revolution,Scottish,Irish,music on guitar,mandolin,violin,banjo,tin whistle,drum and guitar. Depending on the programs purpose and musical selection,The Rogues appear attired in either 18th or 19th (our Irsish look)Century clothing of the two periods,adding to the color and charm of the performance. Each musical selection has a prelude explanation of the songs,history,folklore and meaning. A myraid of emotions is expected by the audience.
The Rogues are carving out a unique niche in local entertainment. Why not make them a part of your experience Included among the songs are those which invite listening (instrumential), clapping and foot tapping or singing along with a solo or harmonic melody. Others may invoke a melancholy mood. Among the titles will be found Rosin the Bow,Lizzie Lindsay,The Mermaid,All for ME Grog,Maid of Amsterdam,Star of the County Down,The Parting Glass,Rattlin Bog,Boston Harbor Shanty,plus Captain Kidd,The Road to Boston,Three Jolly Coachmen,Boys from Blue Hill,Harvest Home,Irish Rover and Greenland Whale Fishery.