East Texas Sacred Harp Convention

Date/Time

Aug 10, 2019 to Aug 11, 2019
09:30 AM until 03:00 PM

Description

The East Texas Sacred Harp Convention is an annual gathering of shape note singers. Songs are sung a cappella from the Sacred Harp tunebook. The Convention was organized in 1855, and is the oldest Sacred Harp convention in Texas, and the second oldest in the United States. Throughout its history, the East Texas Musical Convention has convened annually in six East Texas counties: Gregg, Harrison, Panola, Rusk, Smith and Upshur. The Convention presently meets for two days in Henderson, Texas on the weekend of the second Sunday in August.

Cost

Free

Location

View map Henderson Civic Center
1500 Lake Forest Parkway
Henderson, TX

Additional Information

Sponsor

East Texas Sacred Harp Convention

Phone

903-863.5379

Contact name

Robert Vaughn

Contact email

rl_vaughn@yahoo.com

Community - Explore Guide:

Henderson

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