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Grand Prairie, TX     December 10, 2016

The Bilge Pumps rolled back into the Farmer's Market in their home of Grand Prairie, not in the hopes of sailing home with a ship full of stolen carrots, but to spread the Christmas-y love of pirates to the plains.They also pulled one of the rarest of rarities in the band's history, putting on a show without Maroon the Shantyman.

The City provided a nice stage for the Bilge Pumps prepare for a life without Maroon the Shantyman... or at least a show.

There's even a sign and everything!

Harvey the Corpsman gathers up some talent to dance with him during "Cape Cod Girls".

Maroon's kids hit the stage to act out the family song "Rippy the Gator".

Harvey selects the winner for the latest prize... a new ship!

For only the 3rd time in Bilge Pumps history, the band does a show without Maroon.

Splice the Rigger and Sharkbait Simon help Harvey celebrate Maroon's absence.

They found Maroon's replacement! At least the brain, anyway.

Video

Trimmin' in the Riggin'
The band performs their original pirate Christmas song
Uploaded: Feb 23 2017     720 X 400    03:41 min.    52.1 MB
Black and Tans
A drumless band performs a violent beer song for the family crowd.
Uploaded: Feb 23 2017     720 X 400    02:26 min.    34.5 MB
Bilge Pumps Birthday Song
The poor gentleman who hired the band gets roped in and sang to. Much to his delight.
Uploaded: Feb 23 2017     720 X 400    01:14 min.    17.2 MB


Go back to Past Landings page

or on to more pictures of The Bilge Pumps jaunts from 2016!!

| Pirates on the Prairie V 2016 | Mardi Gras Galveston 2016 | Medieval Fair of Norman 2016 | Railean Rum Distillery 2016 |
| TMCA Spring Fling 2016 | Texas Pirate Festival 2016 | Taking the Stage III 2016 | Messina Hof Winery 2016 |
| TCC TLAPD Party 2016 | Texarkana Ren Faire 2016 | Magical & Medieval Faire 2016 | Texas Ren Festival 2016 |
| Louisiana Ren Fest 2016 | Railean Rum Distillery 2016 | Dickens on the Strand 2016 | GP Farmers Market 2016 |


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