Monthly Chantey Sings

Next Chantey SingBob Jackson & Lynn Applegate

Friday, March 13
8:00 to 10:00 pm
at Center for Wooden Boats
1010 Valley Street; Seattle, WA 98109

with Bob Jackson & Lynn Applegate

Father/daughter duo Bob Jackson and Lynn Applegate have been singing and playing folk music together for over 40 years. They perform locally at the Northwest Folklife Festival, on a radio show, and at a variety of community concerts. Bob is an accomplished banjo and guitar player who enjoys playing sea shanties, bluegrass, folk music, and comedic songs. Lynn specializes in contemporary folk music and re-configuring traditional music of all genres.

Being close to St. Patrick’s Day, Irish maritime songs might be featured.

Sea Chanteys and other maritime music celebrate our connections to the sea, boats, and those who sail them.  They include work songs and foc’sle ditties with great choruses that tie our present day maritime traditions and lore to those of the past. The call-and-response form makes these songs easy to learn and fun to sing for adults and children alike. Come and lead a song of the sea or just join in on the chorus.

Admission is free but donations to benefit maritime preservation are welcome. Folks of all ages are welcome.  Maritime music CDs, coffee, tea, and baked goods will be available for purchase.

Hosted by Wayne Palsson.