Try it; you'll like it.
This website contains information about shape note (Sacred Harp) singing in Hyde Park and throughout the Chicagoland area.
(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.)
University of Chicago Folk Festival
Sunday February 16, 2014, 2nd floor West Lounge of Ida Noyes Hall, 1212 E 59th St., 1:00 to 4:00 pm.
Rachel Adelstein of The Chicago Sacred Harp singers will lead a workshop and then we will morph into a singing. This is a wonderful event for new singers to give shapenote singing a try--please drop by and sing with us!
See http://www.uofcfolk.org/ for more info about the festival. There are free workshops, mini-concerts, and dancing of various folk and ethnic traditions throughout the day on Saturday and Sunday, plus money-costing concerts in the evenings.