Cape Cod National Seashore to Host Evening Program - Life at Sea A Voyage in Song with David Coffin

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Date: June 23, 2014
Contact: Sue Haley, 508-255-3421

Join acclaimed-musician David Coffin for a free, one-hour program at 7 PM on Tuesday, July 1 at Salt Pond Visitor Center in Eastham. Widely known for his rich, baritone voice and ability to perform on a variety of instruments, David Coffin has performed throughout New England since 1980. He performs an extensive collection of songs from the maritime tradition including sea chanteys, ballads, and the songs of sailors.

At the heart of David's work is traditional and contemporary folk music. He draws on vocal and instrumental music from North America as well as England, Scotland, Ireland, and Brittany. David also serves as the director of the Narration Program for Boston Harbor Cruises, New England's largest tour operator. To date, David has recorded four solo CDs and has participated on numerous other recording projects both vocally and as an instrumentalist. His latest CD, Last Trip Home, was released in the fall of 2009.

This program is part of the annual “Tuesday Evening Series” at Salt Pond Visitor Center in Eastham. Held weekly at 7 PM in July and August in the air-cooled comfort of the visitor center auditorium, programs focus on the diverse natural and cultural resources on the Outer Cape and are suitable for all ages. Programs are free of charge and accessible. The series is sponsored by the Friends of the Cape Cod National Seashore.

IF YOU GO: Salt Pond Visitor Center is located at the intersection of Route 6 and Nauset Road in Eastham, and can be contacted by calling 508-255-3421. The center is open daily from 9 AM to 5 PM, with staff to assist with activity planning. Visit the museum, view a park film, enjoy panoramic views of Salt Pond and Nauset Marsh, and shop in the gift and bookstore featuring national seashore-related items. For more information about the seashore’s programs, visit the park website at


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