A Calendar of Singings in the Chicago Area

We sing regularly in Hyde Park, on the north side of Chicago, and in the Fox Valley area. To find out more, try our email list.

This page will also contain information about singings in Lockport, IL, whenever they are scheduled.

Hyde Park Singings

Thursday, Nov 14, 2019 5705 S. Kimbark #3 (Swanson-top buzzer) 7:00-9:00
Thursday, Nov 21, 2019 5502 S. Everett #3 (Lodder; buzz the top buzzer) 7:00-9:00
Thursday, Nov 28, 2019 No Singing--Happy Thanksgiving!
Thursday, Dec 5, 2019 5319 S. Ellis, Garden Apt (Fraser) 7:00-9:00
Thursday, Dec 12, 2019 5480 South Cornell (Clawde&Jacob*) 7:00-9:00
Thursday, Dec 19, 2019 5502 S. Everett #3 (Lodder; buzz the top buzzer) 7:00-9:00
Thursday, Dec 26, 2019 5705 S. Kimbark #3 (Swanson-top buzzer) 7:00-9:00
Thursday, Jan 2, 2019 5319 S. Ellis, Garden Apt (Fraser) 7:00-9:00

* This location is wheelchair accessible, and has 2 cats.

Please note that Orin Fraser's address has changed!!!!

There is singing in the Hyde Park neighborhood every Thursday. The first Thursday of the month will be a two book singing with the 1991 edition of the Denson Sacred Harp and the Cooper book. The other three Thursdays of the month, we will still sing from Denson, but also from the Missouri Harmony, Shenandoah Harmony, and Norumbega Harmony. For more info & directions, email Rochelle Lodder rclodder at gmail dot com.

Chicago Third Sunday Shenandoah Singings

Come sing from the Shenandoah Harmony on Sunday, Nov. 24, 4-6 pm, at Lisa Grayson's place, 2502 W. Eastwood in Chicago. She's just a block from the Brown Line L Western and Rockwell stops. Please bring a snack to share if you’re so inclined.

As usual, Barry the dog will attend. He’s friendly. Also note that the building is not wheelchair-accessible.

Bring any loaner books you have. Street parking available.

North Side Singings

Sunday, June 2 No singing (rest after Midwest singing)
Sunday, Jul 7 935 W. Wilson, Chicago 4:00-6:00
Sunday, Aug 4 935 W. Wilson, Chicago 4:00-6:00
Sunday, Sept No singing (Fox Valley Festival singing)
Sunday, Oct 6 935 W. Wilson, Chicago 4:00-6:00
Sunday, Nov No singing (Hyde Park singing on Nov 2)
Sunday, Dec 1 935 W. Wilson, Chicago 4:00-6:00

North side of Chicago singings usually occur the first Sunday of each month. We sing from the 1991 edition of The Sacred Harp. Everyone is welcome. We have loaner books to borrow. Contact Susan Geil at susan4868@gmail.com for more info.

Logan Square Singers Group

Tuesday, Dec 10, 2019 2012 W Dickens Ave, Chicago 7:00-9:00

***IMPORTANT: NEW LOCATION FOR THE WINTER MONTHS***

The Comfort Station is closed during the winter months so we will be at a new venue for December, January and February: Covenant Presbyterian Church, 2012 W Dickens Ave, Chicago, IL 60647

If you are driving, the church is a short distance from the Armitage and Damen exits off of I-90. There is free parking available in the lot behind the church building, accessible on W Charleston St. For commuters, the church is about a half mile away from both the Clybourn Metra stop and the Damen and Western Blue Line stops.

We sing every 2nd Tuesday of the month from 7-9pm. We use the 1991 Denson revision of the Sacred Harp, and loaner books are available. Everyone is welcome, regardless of background and experience. There will be a short mid-sing break for snacks and socializing. We hope to see you there!

Contact Matthew Siefert at matthewrs@gmail.com with any questions.

Fox Valley Area Singings

Fox Valley area: singing from the Sacred Harp 1991 Denson edition on the first and third Tuesday of each month from 7:00 to 9:00 PM at the Bethlehem Lutheran Church 1145 N Fifth Ave, St. Charles, IL. For more info, contact Paul Hough at 630-631-3622.