Harpeth Valley Sacred Harp Singers

Old time music from the time when everyone was allowed to sing and enjoyed doing it

From David Ivey

First Sunday and Saturday before – September

Sat., 2nd—New Providence Primitive Baptist Church—Ringgold, Louisiana—1991 Edition and Cooper books—Info: Robert Vaughn

Sat., 2nd—Georgian Harmony Singing—Roberta Civic Center, South Matthews Street, Roberta, Georgia—Info: John Plunkett or Oscar McGuire

Sat., 2nd—Maidencreek Friends Meetinghouse—Near Leesport—Berks County, Pennsylvania—Saturday of Labor Day Weekend—Info: Ted Stokes

Sat., 2nd—Covington County Convention—Cooper Book—Pleasant Home Baptist Church, County Road 14 (Eagle Road), Andalusia, Alabama—Singing held at various locations—Info: Wayne Jones

Sun., 3rd—Fox Valley Folk Festival Singing—11:30 a.m.—Island Park—Geneva, Illinois—Always the Sunday before Labor Day

Sun., 3rd—Clear Creek West Convention/Mulberry River Convention—County Line Church, Jefferson County, Alabama—Convention held in even years at Pleasant Hill Church (Johnson Schoolhouse), Fayette County, Alabama, and in odd years at County Line Church, Jefferson County, Alabama —Info: Velton Chafin or Danny Creel

Sun., 3rd—Shiloh-Littlevine Singing—10:00 a.m.—Shiloh Primitive Baptist Church—South of Tallapoosa, Georgia, off Hwy. 100—From I-20—Take Exit #5 and go South on Hwy 100—1.4 miles to Shiloh Church Road—Turn right—0.8 miles to church

Sun., 3rd—Haynes Creek Church—Rockdale County, Georgia—10 miles north of Conyers on state Hwy. 20—Turn left on Rosebud Road, approximately 3 miles, church is on left

Mon., 4th (Labor Day)—Shoal Creek Church—9:30 a.m.—Talladega National Forest—Near Edwardsville—Cleburne County, Alabama—From West to East—Take Hwy. 78 east to Heflin and then into Edwardsville—Go through Edwardsville, just past mile marker 183, and turn north onto County Road 61 which is directly across the road from the volunteer fire department. There is a sign for Talladega National Forest—Go 5.6 miles, cross the creek, go 0.4 miles and look for a sign for the church. Turn right at the church sign onto a dirt road leading to the church—Info: Cecil Roberts or Virginia Dyer


NOTE: The source for these listings is the directory section of the 2016-2017 Directory and Minutes of Sacred Harp Singings. Please send corrections/changes for 2018, new singings, and address changes to: [email protected]

David Ivey for the Minutes Book Committee
Sacred Harp Musical Heritage Association (SHMHA)




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