Local & Regional Singings

All events are free of charge and open to all • No experience necessary • Loaner books available at all singings

Boston Monthly Singing

Second Sundays, 3:00-6:00 PM, Charlestown

Sacred Harp (3-5pm) + Shenandoah (5-6pm)

St. John's Episcopal Church, 27 Devens St, Charlestown, MA 02129

Enter through the side door at the top of the ramp.

Orange line to Community College, 8 min to the church. Free, unpermitted street parking.

— The April second Sunday singing is cancelled. Please check back here for updates regarding May! —

Boston Weekly Singing

NOTE: the Weekly Singing is suspended until further notice due to the outbreak of COVID-19

Wednesdays, 7-9 PM, Alternating Locations


Please confirm via Facebook or the Google Group. All singing from the 1991 Denson edition of the Sacred Harp, unless otherwise noted.

First and Third Wednesday: JP

St. John's Episcopal Church, 1 Roanoke Ave, Jamaica Plain, MA 02130

n.b there are two churches -- look for the church with two red doors. Singing is in the Parish Hall.

Orange line to Green St., 2 blocks. Free unpermitted street parking after 6pm.

* Canceled until further notice. We hope to resume very soon!*


Second and Fourth Wednesday: Downtown

Beacon Hill Friends House, 6 Chestnut Street, Boston, MA 02108

Enter through the street level door, to the right of the main entrance.

Red, Green line to Park Street or Orange line to Downtown Crossing, 8 min across the Common. Very few parking options.

* Canceled until further notice. We hope to resume very soon!*


Fifth Wednesdays (April 29): Check back here, on FB, or our email list to see if a fifth Wednesday singing is planned.

Regional Monthly Singings

Please confirm the singing is happening with the local singers before attending!

First Sundays: Portland, 2:00-5:00 PM

The New Church, 302 Stevens Ave, Portland, ME 04103

Portland Sacred Harp Website


First Sundays: Amherst, 2:00-4:30 PM

Amherst College Alumni House or The Octagon - please confirm location before attending

Multi-book, Western Mass Sacred Harp Website


Third Sundays: Salem, 2:00-5:00 PM

Tabernacle Church UCC, 50 Washington Street, Salem, MA 01970

Cooper & Denson, Salem Sacred Harp Facebook page

*March 2020 singing cancelled


Fourth Sundays: Providence, 3:00-6:00 PM

Providence Friends Meeting House, 99 Morris Ave, Providence, RI 02906 (corner of Olney Street)

RI Sacred Harp Website


Second Mondays: Chestnut Hill, 7:45-10:00 PM

Church of the Redeemer, 379 Hammond St, Chestnut Hill, MA 02467

Norumbega & Denson, Norumbega Sacred Harp Website