Batten down your hatches and prepare to weigh anchor!!
Whiskey Boat, a vibrant Cairns rock shanty band, lures you like sirens call with luscious harmonies, ballads of old, heart starter jigs and the smell of rolling sea! Ahrr! me hearties!
Guaranteed to have your toes tappin\\\', hips swaying could be anchoring in at your next wedding, party, pub, festival, wharf or corporate event!
With influences from the greats, such as Fleetwood Mac, Deata\\\', Jethro Tull, Omnia, Blind Old dogs, Crooked Still, the Waifs just to name a few including original songs from the bands huge pool of talent.
Pillage a seat and anchor down to the soaring flute, vibrant violin and catchy rhythms of the songs of the sea!.
A collaborative background of musicians sewn together to sail our Whiskey Boat to yer shores!
Here are some covers you may recognize and we also perform our own original compositions.
She cries your name (Beth Orton)
Whiskey in a jar (Metallica version)
Good fortune (PJ Harvey)
Skyeboat song (Outlander tv series soundtrack)
California dreaming (Mummas and the Pappas)
Bad moon rising (Credence)
Scarborough fair (Simon and Garfunkel)
Dreaming my dreams (The cranberries)
Drunken Sailor (trad)
White flag (Dido)
Friday Iâ€™m in love (The Cure)
Find my love (Fairground attraction)
Final countdown (Europe)
Wolf (First aid kit)
So cold in Ireland (the Cranberries)
Weeping song (Nick cave)
Lighthouse (the Waifs)
Heel and toe Polka (dance)
Skip to my Lou (dance)
Coming round the mountain (dance)
John Kanaka (Skinny Lister)
Under a violet moon (Blackmores night)
Rain and snow (the be good tanyas)
House of the rising sun (The animals)
Heard it through the grapevine (Credence)
Cruel sister (Pentangle)
Wayfaring stranger (Emmylou Harris)
My boy builds coffins (Florence and the machine)
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Rye Whiskey (The pirate Charles)
Oh monsters and Men
Eliza Carthy & the Wayward band
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