Songs of the Sea: Banana Boat Songs & Sea Shanties
The Jalopy Theater (315 Columbia St., Brooklyn)
Presented by BAC in association with the Folk Music Society of New York. This event is sponsored by Dennis Shipping.
A musical conversation between diverse Brooklyn folk singers performing traditional maritime songs including English sea shanties, Scottish ballads, spiritual Baptist hymns, Jamaican banana boat folksongs, Guyanese waterfall crossing songs, Panamanian coastal songs and more. Artists include Winston “Jeggae” Hoppie, Bob Wright, Ken Schatz, The Johnson Girls, Wrickford “Rick” Dalgetty, Keith Johnston, Nuria Quinones, Gloria Wilson, Alberto Gonzalez, Mwata Nubian, Frankie Barria and others.