It was 2006, and guitar and banjo virtuoso (and enthusiastic singer) Steve Baughman had a dream. He was deeply in love with group harmony singing, had already been involved in song circles across the country, and had recorded a CD of 18 Bay Area folkies doing what many people had been doing year in year out for decades, singing their hearts out in harmony with each other, at music camps, in living rooms, and -- farther back in time -- while working together on ships, in factories, and on farms.
Wanting to create a way to spread the group singing concept, he started a monthly singing session, open to anyone who wanted to sing with others. The result was the In Harmony's Way group singing session, which began meeting in February of 2006, and which continues meeting regularly to this day (increased to twice a month since the beginning of 2015).
To celebrate the 10th anniversary of the first In Harmony's Way, we are pleased to present a show at the Freight & Salvage on April 24, 2016 (starting at 7pm) that will feature a wide variety of singers and songs, all chosen so that YOU, the audience, will be singing, too!
After the stage presentation, there will be a community sing in the lobby of the Freight. We look forward to an evening of harmony-packed renditions of new and traditional songs ranging from English drinking songs to sea chanteys to gospel to who knows what. There will be many opportunities for everyone to get the Freight's rafters ringing with rich folk harmonies!
Tickets (available here) are $12 in advance, $14 at the door, $2 off for seniors and students.