L. J. Quinn's Lighthouse in Alameda has weekly sing alongs on Thursday night.
South Street Seaport has a monthly three hour session on a Saturday night.
The San Francisco Maritime Park Calendar of Events.
Mystic Seaport Sea Music Festival.
The Bitter End (UK) lists international festivals.
The Ancient Mariners in CT - schedule.
- Mystic Seaport's web site is looking for votes! Tell them to pick Sea Chanteys!
- A Cappella Web Directory has links to practically every a-cappella group with a web page.
- The Contemporary A Cappella Society of America has a searchable database of groups, gigs, etc.
- SPEBSQSA, the Society for the Preservation and Encouragement of Barber Shop Quartet Singing in America.
- Cyberchoir, the first Online Choir. Register yourself!
- Student/Academic Choirs (TTBB) of North America
- USENET: rec.music.a-cappella and alt.music.a-cappella are the newsgroups devoted to a-cappella music, and rec.music.folk has some good discussions about Sea Chantys.
- The Sea Chantey; everything you ever wanted to know. With Bibliography.
- Shanties and Sailor Songs lyrics index - the most comprehensive collection on the web!
- Sea Music @ Mabels footlocker profiles several CD's and great sound files.
- The Folk Den Archive includes real audio files of such greats as Wild Goose and South Australia.
- The Ancient Mariners are based in Connecticut, and play Fife & Drum music and sing Chantys.
Also check out Ancient Mariners Recordings, with sound files.
- The Sea Chanters of the U.S. Navy Band, with a brief history of Chantys and their gig schedule.
- The Ship's Company Shanteymen have regular gigs in Maryland.
- Greg Bullough's links to the Compass Rouges and South Street Seaport gigs in NYC.
- San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park - Calander of Events, including Chanty concerts.
- The Seamen's Church Institute of Newport, RI has several programs close by.
- A few more Chantys - mostly lyrics and some sound files.
- Folksongs of Martha's Vineyard by Mark Alan Lovewell, another recording.
- What do you do with a Drunken Sailor Lyrics.
- The Sea Chanty FAQ Home Page is always under construction - add your input!
Other stuff about Idlers
- "The Idlers", a poem.
- Idleness, Inactivity, etc - the synonym list.
Return to the Idlers Page.
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