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David Wright of Seattle, Leading on Sunday

This website contains information about shape note (Sacred Harp) singing in Hyde Park and throughout the Chicagoland area.

Upcoming Singings:

(This area is for annual singings and special workshops and such. For our regular weekly and monthly singings, please click the Calendar of local singings link below.)

2014 Fox Valley Folk Festival

All are welcome to attend a shapenote singing & workshop on Sunday, August 31, time TBA, at the 38th Annual Fox Valley Folk Music & Storytelling Festival at Island Park in Geneva, Illinois. See for more details about the festival, which features folk music on eight stages from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. and a barn dance Sunday evening from 6:00 to 7:30. The park is a short walk from the Geneva Metra station. The festival continues on Monday, September 1, but the shapenote singing is only on Sunday.