Performing Arts

Music, storytelling, juggling, theatre, and similar artistic endeavors.

[OUT] Sixth Known World Bardic Congress and Cooks Collegium

Sixth Known World Bardic Congress and Cooks Collegium

Gregorian Chant sampler available for free at Amazon

Grimmund of the Kingdom of Northshield reports that Amazon.com is offering a sampler of Gregorian chant for free download. The download works with any MP3 player.

[NOR] Warriors and Warlords XVIII

Warriors and Warlords XVIII July 7-10, 2011

[LOC] St Johns of Jerusalem

Come to the Canton of Cluain's premiere event for 2011. - St Johns of Jerusalem (A.S. XLVI)

[ATE] Middle East Feast

Our shared dream is one that is fueled by a fondness for courtesies and ideals of times gone by, of simple pastimes and joys. In that spirit, we will journey back together, to a time when drumming, dancing, eating, gaming, and visiting were done for the pure joy of it.

[LOC] Rowany Baronial Succession & Soiree

The Canton of Stowe-on-the-Wowld invites the Peers and Gentles of Lochac to witness and celebrate the Rowany Baronial Succession & Soiree with a feast and entertainment to take place at Petersham Town Hall 107 Crystal Street, Petersham on 16th July AS XLVI from 5:30 p.m.

The Far West Symposium Youtube channel is Alive!

Otto Spilman, Palatine Baron for the Barony of the Far West, reports that he has created a YouTube channel for SCA members in Japan, Korea and Thailand to share SCA classes in an online format.

[AET] Rhydderich Hael Baronial Champs

Please join us for the final Baronial Champion's Tournament for Baron Caleb Reynolds, which will be held at the Cummings Lodge in Akron Falls Park (located near Crittenden Road on Skyline Drive, Akron, NY 14001).

[WES] Baronial Birthday

All are cordially invited to join the Stronghold of Battle Rock for The Far West

[ANT] Midhaven Champions Tournament

Join us, along with Their Majesties Skeggi and Taisiia, in Midhaven for our Champions Tournament AND The Emprise of the Sable Rose. Two events for the price of one!

Invitation to the Enchanted Ground

This Pennsic, as usual, some of us will have an in persona encampment, an attempt to create a place within whose boundaries one can maintain the illusion of being somewhere, sometime, in period.

[LOC] Cold War V

Ladies and Gentlemen, The rumours are true. The Barony of Rowany proudly presents Cold WAR V: V for Victory.

[LOC] Jewels of Lochac

Join the populace sitting amongst the verdant forest of Bacchus Wood to farewell Their Majesties and welcome the new King and Queen of Lochac.

CalonSound Project christens new location with historic SCA songs

HL Mathurin Kerbusso has announced that the CalonSound Project, which chronicles the musical history of the Kingdom of Calontir, has moved to a new location. The move is celebrated by the release of a collection of songs by Mistress Safiya bin Suleiman.

Shava's views of Bardic Madness 2011

Northshield Kingdom Chronicler Elashava bas Riva shares photos, video and memories of Bardic Madness, which took place recently in that Kingdom.

Bardic Madness photos online

Bridget and Shava have created album of photos from Bardic Madness which took place recently in the Kingdom of Northshield.

[MID] Simple Day in the Country

The Barony of Sternfeld is proud to present... A Simple Day in the Country Friday, July 15, 2011 to Sunday, July 17, 2011

[WES] Mists/Cynagua War

Rise up, Populace of the Mist and rally to your prince and help him protect our fair lands from the marauding horde of that foul black feathered clan known as Cynaguians. We will flock to our stratgic borderland in the Barony of Vinhold at Skyline Park and lay waste to the invaders.

Collegium Cantorum to perform in Washington D.C. area

Collegium Cantorum, under the direction of Timothy Kendall and Associate Conductor Elizabeth Pontiff, will present a concert of medieval and Rensissance chant and sacred polyphony June 4 and June 5, 2011 in the Washington D.C. area.

[DRA] Summer Coronation

Their Serene Majesties, Vitus and Eleanora, King and Queen of Drachenwald, invite all members of their populace to witness the Crowning of their Heirs, to ensure continuance of the mighty Kingdom of Drachenwald.

[MID] Fourth Bardic Roundhouse

Gorsedd, the community of bards in northern Oaken, with The Barony of the Cleftlands and The Shire of Eastwatch present The Fourth Bardic Roundhouse A gathering of the bardic community June 24-26, 2011

[CAL] Valor XXXII

Medieval Sicily was a mélange of Christian, Jewish, and Muslim peoples; at times living in harmony, at times striving one to rule the others. Come to Valor XXXII for a 3-day weekend of being Sicilian! Live in harmony with your SCA kindred as well as striving to outdo all of them!

[ATL] Storvik Novice & Unbelt Tourney

Summer is upon us, our newest fighters have been working all winter to sharpen their skills!  Come see them in their first big tournament!

Benefit concert to help Bethancourt family recover from fire losses

Master Ioseph of Locksley and his wife, who live in Atenveldt, recently lost their home to a house fire on April 30. They saved themselves, their pets, and his musical instruments, but lost all else. Fundraising efforts, including a May 14 benefit concert, hope to help them replace and rebuild what was lost.

[LOC] Great Southern Gathering 2011

Let it be known that the Great Southern Gathering will be held in Ynys Fawr in the Modern year 2011. Starting in the evening of Friday, 30th day of September, to continue all weekend, day and night, until mid morning of Monday 3rd October, 2011

11th century "church musical manuscript" features Mozarabic plainchant

A recent blog entry for the BibliOdyssey website offers a close-up look at the amazing Visigothic Antiphonal, an 11th century church document packed with hymns, illuminations and circular calendars.

A night of song

Mistress Gunnvor of the Kingdom of Ansteorra reports that she has created a playlist of music familiar and appealing to members of the SCA in hopes that more will learn the "old songs." The list is available on YouTube.

Medieval fools: to hat or not to hat?

On his blog Got Medieval, graduate student in Medieval Studies Carl S. Pyrdum, III spent his most recent April 1 contemplating the depiction of medieval fools and their headcoverings - or lack of them.

Tallis Scholars bring medieval Spain to New York

The vocal music of medieval Spain was showcased recently when the Tallis Scholars performed Tomás Luis de Victoria's works at the Church of St. Mary the Virgin. Karsten Moran of The New York Times has a review.

[WES] See the Sea

The Shire of Pavlok Gorod is pleased to announce Mistress Tama's annual birthday celebration: See the Sea
September 16-18, 2011