Sea Shanties: Maritime Music Series

In partnership with the Egan Maritime Institute, we invite you to join us for a series of live outdoor maritime music performances! Bring your chairs, blankets, and picnics and immerse yourself in the captivating world of sea shanties. Don’t miss this chance to sing along and be part of a living maritime tradition and memorable musical voyage!

FREE Egan Maritime shuttle to performances at the Shipwreck & Lifesaving Museum: 5 PM departure from the Town Visitor Center, 7 PM return to town!

Sea Shanties Performers

All four concerts will have an opening act performed by American troubadour Bill Shustik, along with Nantucket musicians: Graeme Durovich, Nigel Goss, Pete Arsenault, and Andre Sang-Quackenbush. Each concert will showcase a different headliner group, so come out and enjoy all four!

8/17 – Craig Edwards, Armand Aromin, Benedict Gagliardi

8/24 – The Shep Cats: Erik Wendelken & Steve Sheppard (at the Shipwreck & Life Saving Museum)

8/31 – Susan Berman & Ray Saunders

9/7 – Bill Schustik & Andre Quackenbush (at the Shipwreck & Life Saving Museum)

Sea Shanties: Maritime Music Series is a partnership between Egan Maritime Institute and the NHA.




We thank American Troubadour Project and Nantucket Cultural District for their generous support in making this program happen.


The Nantucket Historical Association preserves and interprets the history of Nantucket through its programs, collections, and properties, in order to promote the island’s significance and foster an appreciation of it among all audiences.

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