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Shanties & Sails: Skylark

June 20, 2023 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Free – $25

Shanties & Sails is back! Come down and enjoy an evening of Sea Shanties. 🎼 Be on deck to hear talented shanty and sea-song musicians for a FREE one hour live performance. Add onto your evening to continue the fun. Book a trip on the Onrust!

Onrust is a re-creation of the vessel Adriaen Block built in 1614. She is available for public cruises as well as private charters. Built over several years in upstate New York using traditional plans and means, the Onrust is a wholly unique ship that serves to educate and entertain visitors curious about the age of exploration, the fur trade, and our early colonial history.

Skylark, a folk trio with Anayis Wright (they/them) Yves Corbiere (she/her) and Kate McCann (she/her) playing a variety of traditional music ranging from old-time tunes, English and Irish ballads, and jazz

Anayis (A.J.) Wright they/them

Anayis (AH-nah-ees) “A.J.” Wright is a distinctive voice in traditional folk who captivates audiences and scholars alike with their connection to maritime music, English folk, and shape note. A.J. has played English concertina for seventeen years, cello for twenty, and incorporated ukulele, mountain dulcimer, whistle, and more into the rotation over the years.

Kate McCann she/her
Kate McCann is a folk singer and banjo player who grew up in coastal Connecticut and now resides in Belfast, Maine. Having studied a variety of musical traditions as well as classical voice, her playing incorporates a variety of influences ranging from old time, sea chanties, Irish music, and psychedelia.

Yves Corbiere she/her
A classically trained violinist, Yves has studied with traditional musicians from around the world to create her unique sound and bowing style. Formerly a member of the Appalachian band Firecreek, Yves is thrilled to be playing with the exceptional musicians of Skylark, performing the Maritime and New England music of her childhood.

FREE 7:00-8:00. Onrust: $25


June 20, 2023
5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Free – $25
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67 Main Street
Essex, CT 06426 United States
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