Pirates R Us are a Bellingham based band, captained by David Stray Ney(guitar/lead vocals), and crewed by Wes Davis (guitar/backing vocals), Kat Bula (fiddle/backing vocals), Evan Bridges (accordian/backing vocals), and Goldtooth(stand-up bass/backing vocals).
They have played up and down the west coast, from posh, club settings, like the Nightlight Lounge, to the belly of the beast, Walmart (shudder).
And have recieved airplay on the Dr. Demento show, as well as, numerous college radio stations, even reaching the number one slot in Burlington, Vermont.
Songs of Modern Piracy was recorded with a slightly different line-up. Evan, Goldtooth, and Kat had not yet joined, and in their place, Ivan Owen plays accordian and sings, Danny Vogel plays trombone and tuba, and Davis Zhang plays percussion and erhu.