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Pirates on the Prairie

The pirates are back on the prairie as Grand Prairie’s Official Pirate Band, the Bilge Pumps, will be returning to the Uptown Theater for the the Pirates on the Prairie VII concert. It will be an evening full of pirate music, great fun, and nautical nonsense for the entire family taking place on Saturday, February 10, 2018 at 6:00 p.m.

Joining them on stage this time around will be aDallas area band rapidly becoming a favorite in the Metroplex, the Selkie Girls, who will open the show with their own brand of Celtic and folk music that will be sure to entrance and delight.

Admission is $15.00 for adults and $5.00 for children 5-12. Tickets can be purchased in advance by calling 214-415-9563, at the theater on the day of the event, or by visiting Each advance ticket purchased will put an entry into a drawing for free tickets to Scarborough Renaissance Festival or the Texas Renaissance Festival.

The Bilge Pumps are a pirate music group who specialize in performances that combine nautical songs, sea shanties, and Celtic music with a huge dose of silly comedy.
The group performs larger than life in their pirate outfits with a variety of instruments backing up their bellowing voices. They have been in demand all over the country for their goofy stage antics as they take nautical music and add their own spin on it.

The Selkie Girls are rapidly becoming one of the most popular Celtic bands in the Metroplex and have been entertaining crowds since 2011. Their song “Gaelic Song” won the 2015 Celtic Radio Music Award for their Roots Traditional category. Their repertoire consists of original tunes, Celtic music, and traditional folk songs.