The Bilge Pumps are a pirate music group based in the Dallas/Ft, Worth area who specialize in performances that combine sea songs, shanties, and Celtic music with a huge dose of silly comedy.

Now that you're here, come aft and take hold of the wheel. Ye've made it this far, the steering is up to you.

We'll be headin' below decks ta take a nap.

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Sep 19
Happy Talk Like a Pirate Day! Our new album "Bail Money" is now available to the world on CD and on MP3!
Sep 17
Pictures and video from our visit to Long Beach and San Diego are now posted up on our Past Landings page.
Sep 12
The second music video from our Bail Money album is now up on our Pirate Picture Box!
Sep 02
We reached the original and revised goals for our "Bail Money" CD Funding!
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99¢ digital music downloads are available from our Pirate Music Box, including all of our albums (even the out of print ones) and previously unreleased songs.
CD's, DVD's, T-shirts, and more are available on our Treasure Island page.
Louisiana Ren Fest
Hammond, LA
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Galveston, TX
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Grand Prairie, TX
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View the official music videos of the band as well as captured footage of the Bilge Pumps in action
New Studio Album
Current State: 4 songs recorded
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214-415-9563 or by e-mail at
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Listen to some clips of tracks from our album
Bail Money
Released September 19, 2014
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4 Banana Boat Pirates  
8 The Derelict  
10 Johnny Jump Up  
13 Beggarman  
17 Seven Bridges Road  


Introducing Bail Money, the newest album from the Bilge Pumps!

Released on Sept 19th, it's the first all-live album by the band and lists 18 tracks of fun, sea shanties, Celtic music, and drinking songs recorded at 3 different concerts and featuring 3 other bands!

Available now for purchase on
CD and MP3 Download.

Read the early reviews from Celtic Music Magazine, Bilgemunky, Scurvy Squirrel, Friar's Fires, and the Ren Performers Blog.

You can also listen to our fans:
/ "That be another fine one for sure. Blended with crews of a Celtic nature be a fine thing says I. Well done Mates!" / "The new album is now my favorite Bilge Pump's album." / "I was so excited to see Shiver My Timbers on there. It has always been one of my favorite songs and you guys blew it out of the water. Keep up the great work, you guys are arrrsome." / "Love it!" / "I love Bail Money. Even though I wasn't there for the recordings, a few songs remind me of being at one of your concerts." /

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