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This just in:
Award winning new CD Release
'Pieces of Eight and Treasure of Old'
Proud to take 2nd place in the nationwide
Renaissance Festival Awards 2014 with our newest release.
Get it here!
MUSICAL BLADES WIN!
'Best singing comedy act' and 'Best new CD' - 2013
With all the amazing
talent, at all of the Faires throughout the country, we are
SO incredibly honored and grateful for THESE two awards! This
Holy Grail, our Oscar, our Grammy, and we thank YOU, from
the bottom of our Pirate hearts, for this incredible accolade!
HERE to see the full list of award winners
MUSICAL BLADES WIN!
Pyrates Way Magazine 2014 Battle of the Bands -
issue number 25, due the first week of October!
MUSICAL BLADES WIN! 2nd Place 'Best singing
comedy act' and 'Best new CD' - 2014
MUSICAL BLADES WIN! - Top 100 Faire
Favorites of All Time - Renaissance Magazine - Jan 2015
MUSICAL BLADES Nominated! 'Project
Backstage 2015 Midwest Music Awards' -
Best CD of the year AND Best guitarist of the
What's that scurvy lot a say'in?
Award Winning CD - Up the Ante - Initial Feedback
I got to listen to the new CD today! I love it, best yet! /
Top notch boys! / Best yet! / I LOVE Up the Ante! / Got it, listened
to it, loved it! A lot of fun! / All sorts of awesome! / IT IS
AWESOME!!!! / The CD is awesome!!! / Love the new
CD guys... job well done! / I love the extra instruments and the way
they came through so clear! / Captain Patch's voice- I love how he
can sound so different from song to son- mean and nasty to sweet and
smooth as silk. / ROTFLOL! / LikeLikeLike!! / Sounds fantastic! /
two very enthusiastic thumbs up! / just got it, and so far what I've
heard I LOVE! / Up the Ante = Awesome / Amazing,
funny and fresh! / This Kicks ass!! / I just want
to keep playing it over and over again, well done guys! / Love
'Leaving of Liverpool'! I've heard other versions and yours is the
best! / This CD is appropriately titled and really shows all the
talent and versatility of the Musical Blades! / There is no song
that I dislike on the entire CD. I like everyone of them! / It's
nice to know the Blades can hit everyone with the "Lightning in a
Bottle" that is this CD! / One word: Damn! / This is by far the best
singing pirate CD I've ever listened to / You blew me away
with your arrangements, vocals and mixing! / I've fallen in love
with you guys all over again / New CD Kicks Ass! /
Being playing it since Tuesday, can't stop. Great Job / If only I
could blare Up the Ante through the whole office and have an epic
dance party... / Rowdy is a freaking epic driving song, and South
Australia makes me teary / Standing ovation, Blades!! I love Up the
Ante!! / Ren Faire Song is AMAZING!
ROCKED :) Can't wait for more!! / It was amazing! / The best concert
I have been to in years / It was freakin awesome! /
twas outstanding good sirs! / Was a
fantastic show Thank you so much / An awesome show guys!!! Loved the
ending with everyone on stage singing together! / You guys
were AMAZING as always! Loved the show. Can't wait to see
you all perform again /
- Various e-mails/Public forum
comments on PiratePalooza KC
"Loved you guys sooo much.
had so much fun... yalls rock the big stage!" /
"last night was tons of fun!!! yay!!! its soooo awesome to see my
boys up there on stage moving up from good ol reni days!" / "The
show was awesome. I had so much fun. And Whiskey in
the Jar totally rocked!" / "It was a great night guys thank
you .... you all rock!!!!" / "Last night was more than amazing" / "It
was an amazing show. I had one of the best times I've ever
had at one of your shows." / "That was hands down the
BEST concert I've ever been to! You guys kicked ass and
took names!" / "You were UTTERLY FANTASTIC
tonight!!!" / "Apocolyptically awesome concert"
- Various facebook comments about VooDoo Lounge show
"If you have never had a chance to
see the Blades perform, you don't know what you're missing.
Was well worth the five hour drive from Oklahoma. High energy from
start to finish played for almost 3 hours non stop. Crowd was on
their feet dancing and singing along from start to finish. Vocals
and harmonies are great" / "The band shined and exploded
their talents all evening. Fantastic music and incredible
energy. All the performers are wonderful, fun, kind and amazing
people" / The Musical Blades concert totally was awesome. It was the
party of the year and these guys put together a great set list." /
"I have seen the Musical Blades perform several times and am never
disappointed. This time around they were even better! The
energy was just amazing!! New songs, a chance to mingle
with the guys before and after the show, everything a fan could wish
for!! Can't wait for their next show!" You can never beat a concert
by the Musical Blades. It was well worth the money and the trip to
Kansas City and would do it again in a heartbeat." / "Musical Blades
were amazing. First time seeing them in a venue setting, but
will definitely make the trip again" / "What an
unforgettable night. Musical Blades are one of the most down to
earth and friendly bands ever, and boy do they love their fans. The
shows are packed with humor and jokes, as well as dynamics and
- various Ticketmast.com
"I love the Musical Blades. I caught two of your shows at
yesterday and was awestruck."
-Fan Club Member
One of, if not the best pirate bands!
The Blades have a following that packs the house everywhere they
appear. Not your typical Pirate band by any means!
-Brownville Renaissance Festival and Pirate Cruise
"I got to actually see the Musical Blades here
at the OKRF in Muskogee, OK for the first time ever... We were
lucky to have them even if it was only the first two weekends of our
five weekend festival. We even got to preview one of the new songs,
fabulous, you can't help but sing it out loud. They were
so good we bought two CDs the first time we heard them..."
"Without a doubt, what you come to the Renaissance
Festival for! The finest group of Pirates, featuring some of the best
music you can find. The Blades are destined to be a legend in the
-Joplin, MO Renaissance Festival
"Great run at St Louis guys! Keep it up and someday
you might be rockstars!" / "I love you guys! I've been to several ren
faires and pirate faires and always make sure to see you each time!" /
"You guys totally topped my first experience at the STL Pirate
festival... Loved the show!" / "Just bought your new
CD... wanted to tell you it sounds amazing"! / "you guys are
freakishly amazing... I love you!!!"
Join the Musical Blades Fan Club:
That's right, we now have an
official Musical Blades fan club.
Membership benefits via this Yahoo based fan club include inside information
on the group. Discounts on Musical Blades merchandise. Free performances for
'fans only' are in the works, and our new CD releases are often available to the
fans first, at discounted prices.