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Regular sessions at Old Hastings Mill Store Museum
Sunday afternoon open shanty sessions. 1 p.m. – 2 p.m.
1575 Alma Street at Point Grey Road, Vancouver
Next date at Hasting Mill — in the fall
Admission by donation to the Museum.
Join us for an hour of shanties and sea songs, and take your turn to lead one from the audience or the front of the room.
Bonus. After the shanties and a short break, head upstairs to listen to or join the “fiddle session,” (included guitars, fiddles, concertinas, etc.) featuring old-time tunes and music from Irish, Scottish, Appalachian, Quebecois (and elsewhere) traditions, led by Doug Sherlock, sometimes shanty singer and always an enthusiastic fiddler.
2019 Dates at Hastings Mill
2018 Dates at Hastings Mill
Previous performances 2019
Friday, February 8
Annual Open Shanty Session (with beer) at the Tipper Restaurant and Review Room , 2066 Kingsway, 7:30-9:30 p.m. Shanties and an occasional sea song. Eating, singing, snacking, and socializing with friends new and old.
Previous performances 2018
Tuesday, October 23
Royal Vancouver Yacht Club, Point Grey Road
Entertainment following the AGM (with rum to begin the concert)!
Friday, August 24
Granville Island Wooden Boat Festival.
On the main market stage. Four days of fun related to boats, including music, displays, crafts, activities, and gorgeous wooden boats to visit.
Sunday, January 28, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Annual Lazy Jacks New Year Open Shanty Session
Tipper Restaurant and Review Room 2066 Kingsway at Victoria Drive
Our annual open shanty session, with beer (optional)