Thursday, May 30, 2013

Scenes from a Shanty Sing

These images are from our May shanty sing, which was led by The Shifty Sailors from Whidbey Island. We met at the Cotton Building in downtown Port Townsend. Great turn out and camaraderie!

Friday, May 24, 2013

Maritime Music at Northwest Folklife Festival in Seattle

May 24, 25 and 26 - This weekend, there will be a lot of great maritime music at the Northwest Folklife Festival in Seattle - Alice Winship, Victory Music Review

Friday, 3:40 pm, Chris Roe
Saturday, 11:40 pm, Spanaway Bay
Saturday, 12:20 pm, Percy Hilo
Saturday, 3 pm, Maritime Showcase at the Northwest Court: The Baggywrinkles 3:00 PM 3:25 PM (Dan Roberts, Matthew Moeller, Tom Rawson), The Great Sanger and Didele 3:30 PM 3:55 PM, Dan Maher 4:00 PM 4:25 PM, Broadside & the Handsome Cabin Boys 4:30 PM 4:55 PM, North by West 5:00 PM 5:25 PM, and Shanghaied on the Willamette 5:30 PM 5:55 PM
Saturday, 6 pm, Beer Garden Chantey Sing
 Saturday, 6:30 pm, Mary Garvey
Sunday, 4 pm, Sea Chantey Sing-Along
Sunday, 9:30 pm, Piper Stock Hill

For more information about maritime music, please read Alice's Maritime Musings column in the online Victory Review Magazine. Victory Music has a new website, you can read the May Review at

Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Join us for our June 6 Song Circle with Helen Gilbert!

 We will meet at the Uptown Community Center from 6-8:30 p.m. Bring your family, invite your friends! Coffee and tea provided. Snacks welcome! This is a free, fun, family-friendly community gathering. Songbooks available. Singin' is encouraged, but knot required."

Friday, May 3, 2013

Come Sing Shanties with us at Pocket Yacht Palooza in July!

Sing Shanties Song Circle will be sing shanties at the NW Maritime Center plaza on July 21st, sometime between noon and 3pm. Please join us. Songbooks will be available to sing from. Check back for an update as the event gets closer.