Lynn Noel

Paddle upriver with the voyageurs in their bark canoes from Old Montreal to the midsummer rendezvous on the banks of Lake Superior. Participatory songs in French, English, Gaelic, Ojibwa and Inuktitut celebrate the rich multicultural heritage of early Canada and the young United States.

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Nanne & Ankie

NA in Boulogne


Since the 70's Nanne and Ankie the pioneers of singing and looking for Maritime songs in Dutch and Fries.
Besides they have added own songs to this repertoire. Many of these songs are translated by singers from England, Scotland, France, Germany, USA and Polen

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Roaring Fifties

Since 2006 The Roaring Fifties started to sing with a litle group of friends. Now the group has 19 enthousiastic singers of the maritime music.
They like to come to Workum to sing and tell the stories about the hard live aboard.
Originally it were traditional songs from big sailing ships and where the shantyman sang his song. By the years they found more sea songs, which told about the hard live at sea, far away countries, and homesickness and desire. And off course the women, the love and the liquor.

In the ten years they excists they perform at many Festivals in the Netherland but also visited Vegesack (Germany) in 2013.
Roaring fifties

The Keelers

The Keelers were set up in 1986 in time for the Newcastle Tall Ships' Race. The group continued as predominantly a shanty group for several years, doing all the main maritime festivals in England and several in Europe, notably Holland, Friesland, France, Germany, and Poland. During this time the group rose to seven with the joining of Danny McLeod and George Unthank.

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Open Stage

At the Open Stage you can expect the following artists:

The presentation is in hands of Enkhuizen 4


 The performers are 

Three of Us Brigitte 

Three of Us


..and a new face is Wytze Hospes

Waterwijs 2


Fred Winkel 

Fred Winkel

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End a new duo spontaneously developed during a festival in France.
Suleika and Francoise as Duo Ephemere.