Ship Of Ara

I can sit down and start playin’ a guitar by myself sometime, nobody will be around me whatever to hear it.

And I can play some certain pieces an’ my mind will get to driftin’ … tears’ll be coming down.

Skip James

Music Exchange

LP 6023

This album was recorded by Ship of Ara.

Groucho Kangaroo:
vocals, acoustic guitar, electric slide guitar, darabuka

Stefan Schlensag:
vocals, acoustic guitar, electric guitar, banjo, accordion, harmonica

Love to our friends


Welcome to the home of Ship of Ara.

Ship of Ara is an independent singer/songwriter project of Stefan Schlensag and Groucho Kangaroo. Their music takes its inspiration from 60s Folk, Blues and Psychedelic – sources they adapt to create their own version of contemporary folklore in English and German.

Please feel free to explore this site for more information on the musicians and their work. If you’d like to keep in touch with Ship of Ara, please send an e-mail. Occasionally, you’ll receive an Ara-newsletter including announcements about the project or upcoming dates for one of their rare live shows.

Who When Where Cool

Who: Chris Brokaw / Ship Of Ara
When: Sunday: 22nd of May; 7:00 pm
Where: at Riwetho e.V., Werkstraße 4, Oberhausen
Admission: Free
Cool: We've invited CHRIS BROKAW for a special acoustic concert - Check it out!

There’s no need to rush, do it in the right spirit

Ship of Ara

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