The Royal Fortune

The Royal Fortune is a traditional folk band, specialising in Sea Shanties (sailor working songs) based in Auckland, New Zealand.  They play as a traditional New Zealand ‘Bush Band’, with instruments such as the lagerphone, musical saw, bucket/tea chest bass, fiddle, guitars and banjos. At a typical Royal Fortune show you will see a high energy set playing all the favourites plus songs you may not have heard.

The Royal Fortune is a 6 piece band that has been together for 2 years, have played in many interesting places including Shanty festivals in Europe. Their blend of humour and love for the music invites the audience to get involved and have consistently impressed wherever they have played.

All For Me Grog
Lower the Boat Down

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