June 19, 2012
Contact: John Cunnane
What: Traditional sea music concerts aboard a historic ship.
Where: Aboard the Balclutha, Hyde Street Pier, San Francisco
Cost: $14 general, $12 members. $36 season ticket (all 3 concerts).
Tickets and information: www.maritime.org, or 415-561-6662, or email Events@Maritime.org.
Presented by San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park, produced with the San Francisco Maritime National Park Association. Performer information and photos at http://www.nps.gov/safr/planyourvisit/seamusicconcerts2012.htm
Experience chanteys, seafaring ballads, and instrumentals aboard a historic ship! San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park proudly enters its 24th year of presenting in concert some of the world's finest performers of traditional sea music. This fall, the park is host to these three concerts.
Saturday, September 15, 8:00pm, KEITH KENDRICK AND SYLVIA NEEDHAM.
On tour from England, Keith and Sylvia present a wide repertoire, strong voices, and striking harmonies.
Saturday, October 20, SHANGHAIED ON THE WILLAMETTE.
Accompanying themselves on a range of instruments, Jonathan Lay and Gordy Euler sing Celtic, American, and English songs of the sea.
Saturday, November 17, EMERGING PERFORMERS OF SEA MUSIC.
A new generation of traditional music performers emerges in this special concert, featuring the new band Month's Advance, solo singers Jeremy Friedenthal and Miriam Rubenson, and Irish music group The Jammy Dodgers
San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park is located at the west end of Fisherman's Wharf, in San Francisco. The park includes a magnificent fleet of historic ships, visitor center, Aquatic Park Historic District, and library. For more information about the park, or its public programs, please call 415-447-5000 or visit the park's website at http://www.nps.gov/safr.