This site is for information about pub sings and chantey sings within hailing distance of Boston.  Such sessions typically emphasize traditional songs with choruses everyone can join in on.

Useful resources

Regular Sessions

  • The Boston Area Chantey&Maritime Sing -- A free monthly session at the USS Constitution Museum in the Charlestown Navy Yard.  3rd Sundays, 2-5pm.
  • The Armory Pub Sing -- A free twice-monthly session in Somerville, MA.  2nd Thursdays, 7-10:30pm, and 4th Tuesdays, 7-9:30pm, w/ dinner at 6.  This succeeds the Skellig Song Session.
  • Revels Pub Sings -- A quarterly sing run by the Revels folks.  A much more structured format, and not free.
  • FSSGB Trad Swaps -- An occasional session held at various homes, often on a Sunday afternoon.