Swinging The Lead

Swinging the Lead began singing together in 2010 and are based on the banks of the River Thames at Gravesend. They have been the resident Shanty Crew on the famous ‘Cutty Sark’ since 2011. With regular appearances at many shanty festivals, Simon, Joe, Andy, Pete, Dave and TC have cemented their reputation and place in the worldwide sea shanty community. Their musical offering ranges from unaccompanied traditional shanties through to self-penned contemporary sea songs. www.swingingthelead.com