Regional Singings and Conventions

Several singers maintain information on the World Wide Web about Sacred Harp and other shaped-note singings in their area. The following resources are available on regional activities. A few singing conventions also have Web pages.

Regional Singing

Southern U.S.

  1. Sacred Harp Singings in Alabama
  2. All-Day Singings in Mississippi
  3. Sweetwater Shapenote Singers (Central Florida)
  4. Sacred Harp Singing in Georgia
  5. Sacred Harp Singing in Texas
  6. East Texas Sacred Harp
  7. Shiloh Sacred Harp Singers (Northwest Arkansas)
  8. Appalachian Association of Sacred Harp Singers (Kentucky)
  9. "Old Harp" Singing in East Tennessee
  10. Sacred Harp Singing in Chattanooga
  11. North Carolina Sacred Harp Singing
  12. Christian Harmony Singing (North Carolina)
  13. Shape Note Singing in D.C.

Northeastern U.S.

  1. Princeton Sacred Harp (New Jersey)
  2. Pennsylvania Sacred Harp
  3. State College Sacred Harp (Central Pennsylvania)
  4. Baltimore Shape Note Singing
  5. New York City Sacred Harp
  6. Boston Connexion Sacred Harp Singers
  7. Western Massachusetts Sacred Harp Community
  8. Regular New England Singings
  9. Rhode Island Sacred Harp Singing
  10. Vermont Shape Note Singers

Midwestern U.S.

  1. Kaw Valley Shape Note Singing Association (Kansas)
  2. St. Louis Shape Note Singers (Missouri)
  3. Columbia Shape Note Singers (Missouri)
  4. Chicago Sacred Harp
  5. Michigan and Northern Indiana Singings
  6. Bloomington Shape Note (Indiana)
  7. Sacred Harp Singing in Ohio
  8. Dayton Sacred Harp (Ohio)

Western U.S.

  1. San Diego FaSoLa (California)
  2. Sacred Harp Singing in Los Angeles
  3. Bay Area Sacred Harp (California)
  4. Portland (Oregon) Sacred Harp Singing
  5. Utah Sacred Harp Singing

Outside the U.S.

  1. Toronto Shape Note (Canada)
  2. United Kingdom Sacred Harp and Shape Note Singing
  3. London Sacred Harp
  4. Shapenote Scotland
  5. Cork Sacred Harp (Ireland)
  6. Sacred Harp Australia
  7. Sacred Harp Germany
  8. Sacred Harp Amsterdam (Netherlands)

Conventions and Singings

  1. Texas State Convention, February 24-25, 2024
  2. Western Massachusetts Sacred Harp Convention, March 11-12, 2023
  3. Oxford, Mississippi Singing, March 12, 2023
  4. Southwest Texas Convention, March 30-31, 2024
  5. Potomac River Shape-Note Singing Convention, April 1-2, 2023.
  6. East Texas Convention, August 12-13, 2023
  7. United Kingdom Sacred Harp Convention, September 16-17, 2023
  8. Southwest Texas Convention, October 28-29, 2023
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