Originally formed in the year 2000, Monkeys Fist is an Internationally recognised band specialising in maritime songs, shanties and ballads with strong voices, a wide repertoire, close harmonies and musical accompaniment on guitar, concertina , harmonica and even double bodhran
Songs are interspersed with knowledgeable and sometimes even
Monkeys Fist have performed at maritime festivals in the UK
from Brixham and Lancaster in the West to Scarborough, Whitby and Harwich in the East,
together with numerous folk clubs and festivals.
International appearances have included the Rosses Point Festival in Sligo, Ireland, Bie Daip, Appingedam, Holland and the Vegesack and Papenburg festivals in Germany.