Augusta Heritage Center presents “Sea Shanties—Adding Historical Context to the Hottest New TikTok Trend”

Augusta Heritage Center presents “Sea Shanties—Adding Historical Context to the Hottest New TikTok Trend”

Renowned performer, scholar, and tradition bearer John Roberts will present a discussion about sea shanties, their place in history and in current use (including the history behind the current viral TikTok collab video, Soon May the Wellerman Come).

January 26 @ 7:00 pm8:00 pm

If you haven’t heard of #seashantytiktok, check out this video for a little overview of the phenomenon: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UgsurPg9Ckw

This event will take place on Zoom and will be streamed for the public on the Augusta Facebook page. Register for our Winter Sessions online program to get the link to this and all of the Zoom events. 

This event is sponsored by the West Virginia Humanities Council. It will take place on Zoom and will be streamed for the public on the Augusta Facebook page. Email augustaheritagecenter@dewv.edu for the link. Winter Sessions members, go to the “Public Events” Zoom link in your email. 

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