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Mystic Seaport Annual Sea Music Festival Concerts
June 7, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - June 9, 2018 @ 10:00 pm
As one of the world’s premier sea music events, the Sea Music festival captivates audiences with performers across the United States and from around the globe. This year, we are excited to present the music of Matthew Byrne from Newfoundland, The Vox Hunters from Rhode Island, FUNI from Iceland, Dan Zanes from New York City, and many more
Musicians from around the world will come to Mystic Seaport Museum to celebrate the musical traditions of the Golden Age of Sail at the 39th annual Sea Music Festival, Thursday through Sunday, June 7-10. The Festival is the premier sea music event in North America.
The weekend’s festivities include daytime and evening concerts, special performances for children, instructional workshops, a scholars’ symposium, and a unique opportunity to witness sea music at work aboard the Museum’s historic ships.
Festival Dates: June 7 and 10
Thursday, Friday, Saturday evening concerts: 7-10 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday workshops, concerts, and symposium: 9 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Join the Mystic Seaport for the 39th annual Sea Music Festival featuring four days filled with workshops, concerts, hands-on demonstrations, and a scholarly symposium – all celebrating the music of the sea! From songs of the golden age of sail to contemporary compositions, the Sea Music Festival includes a wide variety of sea music both modern and traditional, a children’s stage with special performances for families, and demonstrations of maritime work songs – or chanteys – aboard our historic vessels.
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