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#RevelsConnects presents a free Sea Chantey Sing with David Coffin and Special Guests

February 19, 2021 @ 7:30 pm


February 19, 2021
7:30 pm


80 Mount Auburn Street
Watertown, MA 02472 United States

#RevelsConnects presents a free Sea Chantey Sing with David Coffin and Special Guests, Friday, February 19 at 7:30pm ET on Facebook Live!

Join us for a rousing Chantey Sing us as we explore the history and traditions of sea chanteys!

WHEN: Friday, February 19 at 7:30pm ET
WHERE: On Facebook Livewww.facebook.com/therevels/live

Join us Friday, February 19th at 7:30pm ET on Facebook Live when Revels Artist-in-Residence and master chantey man David Coffin leads a rousing chantey sing with special guest, maritime musician, educator, and chantey expert, Celeste Bernardo. Making a cameo appearance will be Revels North Artistic Director Nils Fredland.

Through the course of the evening we will explain but mostly SING many different forms of chanteys; capstan/pumping/windlass, halyard, long and short haul chanteys, to name a few. We will share video clips of chanteys “in action” taken from past Sea Revels productions led by the legendary Lou Killen and others. Plus we’ll take a brief look at the TikTok Chantey craze and share some examples from the platform.