Folk Music and Sea Shanties
Formed in 2009, Isle of Wight folk band The Crew produce a raw, rhythmic mixture of folk songs, sea shanties and morris tunes to get your toes
The Crew play traditional instruments - penny whistle, accordions, flute, mandolin, ukeleles, bodhrans, acoustic six string, tenor and bass guitars - while frontman Paul captains the band, commanding The Crew with his distinctive vocal take on well-known folk songs.
The Crew perform song/tune sets and ceilidh sets, or a mixture of both, and welcome audience participation.
The Crew are...
Paul Sturgess: lead vocal / accordion / uke
Alice Roberts: penny whistle
Barry Seward: guitar / mandolin / vocal
Sue Rose: accordion
Phil Young: bass guitar / vocal
Jan Young: bodhran / flute / accordion
Lindsay McComb: vocals / uke