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soundtrack for the piratically sensible, humor accessible and musically
This just in:
Download the all new, all FREE, Musical Blades app!
New 2013 CD!! "Up the Ante" NOW Available
Fall performance dates now listed!
With all the amazing
talent, at all of the Faires throughout the country, we are
SO incredibly honored and grateful for THESE two awards! This IS our
Holy Grail, our Oscar, our Grammy, and we thank YOU, from
the bottom of our Pirate hearts, for this incredible accolade!
HERE to see the full list of award winners
What's that scurvy lot a say'in?
2013 CD - Up the Ante - Initial Feedback
I got to listen to the new CD today! I love it, best yet! /
Top notch boys! / Best yet! / I LOVE Up the Ante! / Got it, listened
to it, loved it! A lot of fun! / All sorts of awesome! / IT IS
AWESOME!!!! / The CD is awesome!!! / Love the new
CD guys... job well done! / I love the extra instruments and the way
they came through so clear! / Captain Patch's voice- I love how he
can sound so different from song to son- mean and nasty to sweet and
smooth as silk. / ROTFLOL! / LikeLikeLike!! / Sounds fantastic! /
two very enthusiastic thumbs up! / just got it, and so far what I've
heard I LOVE! / Up the Ante = Awesome / Amazing,
funny and fresh! / This Kicks ass!! / I just want
to keep playing it over and over again, well done guys! / Love
'Leaving of Liverpool'! I've heard other versions and yours is the
best! / This CD is appropriately titled and really shows all the
talent and versatility of the Musical Blades! / There is no song
that I dislike on the entire CD. I like everyone of them! / It's
nice to know the Blades can hit everyone with the "Lightning in a
Bottle" that is this CD! / One word: Damn! / This is by far the best
singing pirate CD I've ever listened to / You blew me away
with your arrangements, vocals and mixing! / I've fallen in love
with you guys all over again / New CD Kicks Ass! /
Being playing it since Tuesday, can't stop. Great Job / If only I
could blare Up the Ante through the whole office and have an epic
dance party... / Rowdy is a freaking epic driving song, and South
Australia makes me teary / Standing ovation, Blades!! I love Up the
Ante!! / Ren Faire Song is AMAZING!
ROCKED :) Can't wait for more!! / It was amazing! / The best concert
I have been to in years / It was freakin awesome! /
twas outstanding good sirs! / Was a
fantastic show Thank you so much / An awesome show guys!!! Loved the
ending with everyone on stage singing together! / You guys
were AMAZING as always! Loved the show. Can't wait to see
you all perform again /
- Various e-mails/Public forum
comments on PiratePalooza KC
"Loved you guys sooo much.
had so much fun... yalls rock the big stage!" /
"last night was tons of fun!!! yay!!! its soooo awesome to see my
boys up there on stage moving up from good ol reni days!" / "The
show was awesome. I had so much fun. And Whiskey in
the Jar totally rocked!" / "It was a great night guys thank
you .... you all rock!!!!" / "Last night was more than amazing" / "It
was an amazing show. I had one of the best times I've ever
had at one of your shows." / "That was hands down the
BEST concert I've ever been to! You guys kicked ass and
took names!" / "You were UTTERLY FANTASTIC
tonight!!!" / "Apocolyptically awesome concert"
- Various facebook comments about VooDoo Lounge show
"Your group does a great job of
treating nonsensical songs with a fun, casual nature while giving
the more profound songs the respect they deserve"
- email Joe Blackburn
"I love the Musical Blades. I caught two of your shows at
yesterday and was awestruck."
-Fan Club Member
I've been a fan of the Blades in the first time I saw them in
Wichita. I travel to
KC to see them several times a year and have every album.
One of, if not the best pirate bands!
The Blades have a following that packs the house everywhere they
appear. Not your typical Pirate band by any means!
-Brownville Renaissance Festival and Pirate Cruise
"I got to actually see the Musical Blades here
at the OKRF in Muskogee, OK for the first time ever..." "...We were
lucky to have them even if it was only the first two weekends of our
five weekend festival. We even got to preview one of the new songs,
fabulous, you can't help but sing it out loud. They were
so good we bought two CDs the first time we heard them..."
"Without a doubt, what you come to the Renaissance
Festival for! The finest group of Pirates, featuring some of the best
music you can find. The Blades are destined to be a legend in the
-Joplin, MO Renaissance Festival
"Great run at St Louis guys! Keep it up and someday
you might be rockstars!" / "I love you guys! I've been to several ren
faires and pirate faires and always make sure to see you each time!" /
"You guys totally topped my first experience at the STL Pirate
festival... Loved the show!" / "Just bought your new
CD... wanted to tell you it sounds amazing"! / "you guys are
freakishly amazing... I love you!!!"
Join the Musical Blades Fan Club:
That's right, we now have an
official Musical Blades fan club.
Membership benefits via this Yahoo based fan club include inside information
on the group. Discounts on Musical Blades merchandise. Free performances for
'fans only' are in the works, and our new CD releases are often available to the
fans first, at discounted prices.