Calendar of Singings

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Below is a list of many Sacred Harp (Revised Cooper Edition) singings that occur each year in the southeastern United States.  A map of these singing locations can be viewed here.  For a more complete list of Sacred Harp (and other similar book) singings, please visit this site.

 

JANUARY

  • 2nd Sunday – Helms-Bayne Memorial
    Pleasant Grove Baptist Church (Carroll Church) – Ozark, AL
    31.458112, -85.625007
  • 3rd Sunday – Faircloth Memorial
    Union Hill Singing Hall – Miller’s Crossroads, FL
    30.935116, -85.740998
  • 4th Sunday and Saturday before – W. L. Green Memorial & Baldwin County Convention
    Galilee Primitive Baptist Church – Stapleton, AL
    30.768321, -87.786995

FEBRUARY

  • Saturday before 1st Sunday – Rotunda Singing
    Alabama Department of Archives and History– Montgomery, AL
    32.375809, -86.300366
  • 1st Sunday – Central Music Convention
    Traveler’s Rest Church – Samson, AL
    31.122485, -86.067536
  • Saturday before 3rd Sunday – Panhandle Pioneer Museum Singing
    Panhandle Pioneer Settlement – Blountstown, FL
    30.456887, -85.07118
  • Saturday before 4th Sunday – Troy Singing
    Pioneer Museum of Alabama – Troy, AL
    31.824626, -85.996059

MARCH

  • Saturday before 1st Sunday – Arie & Mona Galloway Memorial
    Traveler’s Rest Church – Samson, AL
    31.122485, -86.067536
  • Saturday before 2nd Sunday – John Etheridge Memorial
    Valley Grove Primitive Baptist Church – Opp, AL
    31.390133, -86.264447
  • 2nd Sunday – Enon Singing
    Enon Baptist Church – Andalusia, AL
    31.171309, -86.392544
  • Saturday before 3rd Sunday – Hoboken Singing
    Hoboken Elementary School – Hoboken, GA
    31.186241, -82.130665
  • 4th Sunday – Tom Woodham-Ezzie Hartzog Memorial
    Union Hill Singing Hall – Miller’s Crossroads, FL
    30.935116, -85.740998

APRIL

  • Saturday before 1st Sunday – Jones Memorial
    Cool Springs Primitive Baptist Church – Opp, AL
    31.296661, -86.238422
  • Saturday before 2nd Sunday – Barfield Memorial
    Union Hill Singing Hall – Miller’s Crossroads, FL
    30.935116, -85.740998
  • Saturday before 3rd Sunday – Landmark Park Singing
    Landmark Park – Dothan, AL
    31.289608, -85.36984
  • Saturday before 4th Sunday – Shiloh Primitive Baptist Church Singing
    Shiloh Primitive Baptist Church – Frisco City, AL
    31.438674, -87.412033
  • 4th Sunday – State of Alabama Convention (Semi-Annual Session)
    Traveler’s Rest Church – Samson, AL
    31.122485, -86.067536

MAY

  • 1st Sunday – Heath Memorial
    Mabson United Methodist Church – Ozark, AL
    31.468403, -85.562017
  • 1st Tuesday – Coffee Springs Singing
    Senior Citizens Building – Coffee Springs, AL
    31.171125, -85.909001
  • Saturday before 2nd Sunday – J.W. Basset Memorial and Stockholders Meeting
    Traveler’s Rest Church – Samson, AL
    31.122485, -86.067536
  • Saturday before 4th Sunday – Mount Pisgah Singing Society
    Mount Pisgah Primitive Baptist Church – Stroud, AL
    33.066968, -85.334568
  • 4th Sunday – Beda Singing
    Beda Baptist Church – Wing, AL
    31.052247, -86.58246

JUNE

  • Saturday before 1st Sunday – Shady Grove Singing
    Shady Grove Primitive Baptist Church – Elba, AL
    31.523115, -86.039835
  • 1st Sunday – Shady Hill Homecoming Singing
    Shady Hill Freewill Baptist Church – Andalusia, AL
    31.151753, -86.538474
  • 3rd Sunday – Pleasant Home Singing
    Pleasant Home Baptist Church – Andalusia, AL
    31.159787, -86.60635

JULY

  • 2nd Sunday – Retherford Memorial
    Union Hill Singing Hall – Miller’s Crossroads, FL
    30.935116, -85.740998
  • 3rd THURSDAY – Capital City Shape Note Singing
    Old Alabama Town, Loeb Reception Center – Montgomery, AL
    32.382262, -86.3048947
  • Saturday before 4th Sunday – Covington County Convention
    Covington County, AL
    (Exact location varies each year.  Please contact Sacred Harp Book Company for this year’s location)

AUGUST

  • 1st Sunday – Bulger-Cockcroft Memorial
    Red Oak Baptist Church – Andalusia, AL
    31.139808, -86.461091
  • 2nd Sunday and Saturday before – East Texas Convention
    Henderson Civic Center – Henderson, TX
    32.1659772, -94.8115754
  • Saturday before 3rd Sunday – Ramah Church Singing
    Ramah Primitive Baptist Church – Lenox, AL
    31.330779, -87.178509

SEPTEMBER

  • Saturday before 2nd Sunday – Nall and Floyd Memorial
    Little Flock Primitive Baptist Church – Molino, FL
    30.718006, -87.377522
  • Saturday before 3rd Sunday – Middle Creek Convention
    Pleasant Grove Baptist Church (Carroll Church) – Ozark, AL
    31.458112, -85.625007
  • Saturday before 4th Sunday – West Florida Convention
    Union Hill Singing Hall – Miller’s Crossroads, FL
    30.935116, -85.740998

OCTOBER

  • Saturday before 1st Sunday – Shady Grove Singing
    Shady Grove Baptist Church – Dutton, AL
    34.5989743, -85.9445795
  • Saturday before 2nd Sunday – Tallahassee Singing
    Tallahassee Museum of History & Natural Science – Tallahassee, FL
    30.410586, -84.344758
  • Saturday before 3rd Sunday – Tri-State Convention
    Location rotates between Alabama, Georgia, and Florida
    (Exact location varies each year.  Please contact Sacred Harp Book Company for this year’s location)
  • 3rd Sunday – Rhodes Memorial
    Darien Church – Luverne, AL
    31.752319, -86.216133
  • Saturday before 4th Sunday – Spring Hill Convention
    Union Hill Singing Hall – Miller’s Crossroads, FL
    30.935116, -85.740998

NOVEMBER

  • 1st Sunday – Southeastern Alabama Convention
    Pleasant Grove Baptist Church (Carroll Church) – Ozark, AL
    31.458112, -85.625007
  • 2nd Sunday – State of Alabama Convention (Annual Session)
    Traveler’s Rest Church – Samson, AL
    31.122485, -86.067536
  • Saturday before 3rd Sunday – Tri-County Convention
    First Presbyterian Church – Wetumpka, AL
    32.539514, -86.209103

DECEMBER

  • 1st Sunday and Saturday before – Florida State Convention
    Holiday Inn – Panama City, FL
    30.184437, -85.651629
  • Saturday before 3rd Sunday – Christmas Singing
    Traveler’s Rest Church – Samson, AL
    31.122485, -86.067536