Singings

All-Day Singings

THIRD ANNUAL NSV ALL-DAY SHENANDOAH HARMONY SINGING – SUNDAY, JUNE 7 – Cross Keys Ruritan Hall, near Harrisonburg VA

TWIN CITIES ALL-DAY SHENANDOAH HARMONY SINGING – SATURDAY, JUNE 27 – Details TBA.

Special Events

PHILADELPHIA, PA – FRIDAY, JANUARY 23, 7:30-9:30.

Special singing from The Shenandoah Harmony before the Keystone Convention. Location TBA.

 

Regular Singings 

Except where indicated, all singings use both The Sacred Harp, 1991 Edition and The Shenandoah Harmony.  “Mixed book” singings combine three or more books.  

Mid-Atlantic

WASHINGTON, D.C. – CAPITOL HILL

3rd Tuesdays, 7 to 9:30 pm; come at 6:30 pm for rudiments; Capitol Presbyterian Church, 201 4th St. SE; enter by side door; John 540 955 2660 or DC shape note facebook page; or  jdelre [at] visuallink.com

NORTHERN SHENANDOAH VALLEY, VA  (1 1/4 hours west of Washington, D.C.)

        Saturday, January 3, 4-8 p.m.– Library at Blandy Farm/State Arboretum; Boyce VA map ; some parking is available around to the back (right side of buildings); potluck              at 6 pm. (no kitchen use, bring prepared food) 540.955.2660 or jdelre [at] visuallink dot com

        Saturday, February 14, 4-8 p.m. – home of Sandy Johnston; 741 Lewisville Rd, Berryville VA map;from Rt 340 & Rt 7 bypass, go north 2 miles, take a left on Lewisville    Road (Rt 641), go 1.3 miles, driveway on left, come around to the far side of the house to enter.

        Saturday, March 14,  4-8 p.m. – St. Mary’s Parish Hall, Berryville VA map; from Rt 340 and business Rt 7, go one block east to left on Church St for 2 blocks; take a left  at “T” onto Barnett St, go to parking lot at end. Potluck at 6 pm.

RICHMOND, VA

1st and 3rd Tuesdays, 7-9 pm. Location varies. contact leyland.delre [at] gmail.com. Website

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA 

4th Saturdays, 4 – 7:30 pm and 2nd Thursdays, 7:30 – 9 pm  at the Friends Meeting House at 1104 Forest St; contact John Alexander, jaa9n[at]virginia.edu

BALTIMORE, MD

2nd & 4th Thursdays, 7-9 pm; contact Nora, norarose at gmail dot com or 443 845 9050 or web page

PHILADELPHIA, PA – OLD CITY 

2nd Tuesdays from 7:00-9:30 pm at the Neighborhood House of Christ Church located at 20 North American Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106. This is near 2nd and Market. Contact Becky Wright at becky.c.wright [ at] gmail.com. Web page

HAVERTOWN, PA (near Philadelphia)

Mixed book.  2nd Fridays,  7:30-9:30 pm at St. James United Church of Christ, 135 Myrtle Ave, Havertown, PA 19083. Contact: Marian McKenzie at 610 896-1565 or mmckenzie [at] friendshaverford.org

STATE COLLEGE, PA 

2nd and 4th Mondays,  7:00-8:30 pm; University Mennonite Church, 1606 Norma St., State College, PA 16801. For more information, please contact Hal Kunkel at 814-360-2162 or hal.kunkel [at] gmail.com. Visit the Central Pennsylvania Sacred Harp web page

BROOKLYN, NY

Mixed book.  Second Sundays, 2-5pm: You are also welcome to bring copies of other four-shape songs — a dozen is usually enough. St. Paul’s Carroll Gardens, Carroll & Clinton Sts.

New England

NEW HAVEN, CT

Mixed book.  First Saturday of the Month, 2-4 pm. Stoeckel Hall is located at 469 College St, New Haven (corner of College and Wall St). Contact: Angharad Davis at the YNHABS Google group.

BOSTON, MA – BEACON HILL

Shenandoah Harmony. Fourth Thursdays, 7:00-9:00 pm, Beacon Hill Friends House.  Contact Myles Dakan at gmail dot com.

WESTERN MASSACHUSETTS

Mixed book.  Fifth Thursdays.  For info, contact Laura Timmerman, laurat at crocker dot com or 413 773 8325

WESTERN MASSACHUSETTS

Shenandoah Harmony.  Third Saturdays. For info, contact Cheri Hardy, quasie.girlscout at gmail dot com or 479 595 1667.

WESTERN MASSACHUSETTS – AMHERST

Mixed book.  First Sundays, the Octagon on the Amherst College Campus 2:00-4:30 p.m., bring a snack to share, more info: Linda Shea, lindasacredharp at yahoo dot com or 413 262 5244 

NEWBURYPORT, MA

Mixed book. Third Sundays, 3-5:30 PM. Belleville Congregational Church, 300 High St, Newburyport, MA 01950 (enter Parish Hall from Chapel St.). Info: “Newburyport Sacred Harp” Facebook group, or Chris Noren, bearcreek269 [at] gmail dot com.

PORTLAND, ME

Mixed book. 1st Sundays from 1-4 at the New Church, 302 Stevens Ave, Portland ME.  Info: Vicki Adams (207) 985-7002, Chris Holley (207) 677-6437

ALBANY, NY

          Shenandoah Harmony. Fourth Sundays, 4:30-8pm. Info: Tarik Wareh, (518) 631-4861. Website: http://www.albanysacredharp.org/

Midwest

DAYTON, OH

Fourth Sundays, 3-6 pm; contact: daytonsacredharp.com

CINCINNATI, OH

No fixed date yet; contact: eclark at spsp dot net  

CHICAGO, IL – HYDE PARK

Mixed book.  Every Thursday. For more info & directions, email Rachel Adelstein, radelstein at earthlink dot net, or Lisa Cohen lcohen at panix dot com.

Saturday, March 29; 3 pm, singing from Shenandoah Harmony; 2501 W. Eastwood, #1; contact lisa at publica dot com

KALAMAZOO, MI

Third Sundays, 4-6 pm; contact Martha Beverly, marthabeverly at gmail dot com

TWIN CITIES, MN

Shenandoah Harmony.  Third Sunday from 5-7 p.m. at University Baptist Church in Minneapolis. contact patte019 at umn dot edu

West Coast

SANTA CRUZ, CA

Second & Fourth Thursdays, 7- 9 pmLocation varies; contact Ed Rice, edsrice at gmail dot com.

BAY AREA, CA

Mixed book. 5th Sundays, 1:00-4:00 pm; Alameda, CA, 94501; contact Malinda Groening, lgroening at gmail dot com, or Bay Area Sacred Harp website [www.bayareasacredharp.org]

United Kingdom

NEWCASTLE, UK

Mixed book.  Contact benny.ross at gmail dot com or lindsey.james at gmail dot com