All-California Sacred Harp Convention

Bay Area Sacred Harp (BASH) invites you to join us in-person for the 33rd All-California Sacred Harp Singing Convention, the third Sunday in January and the Saturday before (January 14 and 15, 2023, MLK weekend), in Pacifica, California (just south of San Francisco). We will sing from 9:00 to 2:00 on Saturday and 10:00 to 3:00 on Sunday, with dinner on the grounds both days.

If you are local, please bring a dish or two to share and if you are able to host traveling singers, please fill out the hosting form.

Location: Pedro Point Firehouse, 1227 Danmann Ave., Pacifica, CA 94044. This venue is wheelchair accessible. Limited street parking in the neighborhood, pay lot 0.6 miles away. Carpooling recommended!

Due to building capacity restrictions, please pre-register if you plan to attend. If you need housing for the weekend or have questions, please send me an email or call/text 404-202-0994.

COVID precautions: Full vaccination (per CDC guidelines) and rapid testing prior to each day of singing are required (we will have some extra tests available at the door, but please try to test yourself before coming!). Please do not come if you’re not feeling well. Singing is indoors, masks are optional. We plan to open windows and run air filters.

Join virtually on Zoom:
Meeting ID: 834 9958 1587
Passcode: the name of the tune on the bottom of page 38 in the Sacred Harp, all lowercase

Friday: Afternoon surf session at Linda Mar Beach (no experience needed, equipment provided). If you’re interested in joining, contact Mark
Saturday: After singing social at a local brewery that serves food and beer.
Sunday: After singing social at local brewery that serves food and beer.
Monday: Possible morning or afternoon surf session at Linda Mar Beach (no experience needed, equipment provided. Contact Mark if you want to join (or talk to him at the singing). Outdoor singing at Battery Davis, Fort Funston, San Francisco, a short drive up the coast from Pacifica. We’ll sing out of the Denson and Christian Harmony. Singing from 11 a.m.-1 p.m.

This singing rotates between San Francisco Bay Area, San Diego and Los Angeles.