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 monthly session in Somerville, MA.  4th Tuesdays, 7-9:30pm, w/ dinner at 6.  This succeeds the Skellig Song Session. 
  • Revels Pub Sings -- A quarterly sing led by Revels music director George Emlen; not free.
  • FSSGB Trad Swaps -- An occasional session held at various homes, often on a Sunday afternoon.