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If you want to hear traditional Irish folk songs, sea shanties and original pirate tunes played rustically on a fiddle and mandolin with the rich accompaniment of a guitar, upright bass and vibrant percussion along with captivating harmonies, you’ve come to the right place. Based out of Western Mass, Below the Gaff gigs regularly throughout New England. From Renaissance Faires to Irish Pubs, Below the Gaff’s piratical-themed comedy and salty sea songs inspire audiences to cast aside their seats in favor of heartfelt, invigorating dancing.