ROCHESTER NY ALL DAY SINGING, SUNDAY, APRIL 12, 10-2 PM. – www.albanysacredharp.org, contact metzger at brockport dot edu
POTOMAC RIVER CONVENTION, SUNDAY, APRIL 12, 10-3:30 PM. The Great Falls Grange, 9818 Georgetown Pike (Route 193), Great Falls, Virginia. Potluck dinner, please bring a dish to share. contact: Nora Miller, [norarose at gmail dot com] for housing: Joni Seidenstein [hummingjoni at gmail dot com]
NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE SHENANDOAH HARMONY SINGING – SUNDAY, MAY 31 – The Holy Biscuit, 1 Clarence St, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE2 1YH; 11 am – 3 pm potluck lunch; contact: Cath & Phil Tyler, tel: 0191 215 0138; following Saturday, May 30 All Day singing from the Sacred Harp
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.
WESTERN MASS ALL-DAY SINGING – SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 12 – Hadley Congregational Church, Hadley MA; contact: Cheri Hardy, quasie.girlscout at gmail dot com or 479 595 1667
Except where indicated, all singings use both The Sacred Harp, 1991 Edition and The Shenandoah Harmony. “Mixed book” singings combine three or more books.
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.)
No singing Saturday, April 4
Saturday, May 2, 4-8 p.m. – Josephine School Museum, 303 Josephine St, Berryville VA map; from Rt 340 & Rt 7 bypass, go one block east to right on Church St for 1/2 mile; take a left on Josephine St for 0.3 miles near end of street, look for sign on right for museum and Johnson Williams Apts. Potluck at 6 pm; no kitchen; picnic style.
Saturday, June 6, 10-4 p.m. – all day singing from The Sacred Harp, Salem Church, 425 Salem Church Rd, Stephens City, VA map; potluck dinner on the grounds
Sunday, June 7, 10 am – 3:30 p.m. all day singing from The Shenandoah Harmony (see listing above)
Saturday, July 4, 4-8 p.m. –Josephine School Museum, 303 Josephine St, Berryville VA map ; from Rt 340 and business Rt 7, go one block east to right on Church St for 1/2 mile; take a left on Josephine St, near end of street, look for sign on right for museum and Johnson Williams Apts. Potluck at 6 pm; no kitchen; picnic style.
1st and 3rd Tuesdays, 7-9 pm. First Unitarian Universalist Church located 1000 Barton Ave. Richmond, Va 23221.. contact delrejd [at] gmail.com. Website
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
2nd and 4th Tuesdays, 5:30-8 pm. Floyd Country Store, Floyd, VA; contact: Chris Wolf 276 229 2394 or search facebook page “Floyd Shape Note”
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 St. Mary’s at Penn, 3916 Locust Walk, Philadelphia PA 19104. Contact Rachel Hall at rhall [at] sju.edu. 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
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 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.
Mixed book. Fifth Thursdays. For info, contact Laura Timmerman, laurat at crocker dot com or 413 773 8325
WESTERN MASSACHUSETTS – AMHERST
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.
Shenandoah Harmony. 2nd & 4th Tuesdays, 6:30 – 9 pm, contact leyland.delre at gmail dot com
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
Shenandoah Harmony. Fourth Sundays, 4:30-8pm. Info: Tarik Wareh, (518) 631-4861. Website: http://www.albanysacredharp.org/
Fourth Sundays, 3-6 pm; contact: daytonsacredharp.com
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
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
SANTA CRUZ, CA
Second & Fourth Thursdays, 7- 9 pm. Location 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]