To mark Monday’s passing of American icon Pete Seeger at age 94, here is a playlist from The JournalNews of some of our favorite Seeger tunes, from the sentimental to the political. RIP, Pete. Here, a few of our journalists show another side of their talents in tribute to Seeger.
Anyone who’s ever been to the Clearwater’s Great Hudson River Revival at Croton Point Park ( June 15 & 16), knows it’s more than a mere festival or a concert or a picnic on the river. Sure, it’s all of those things at once. But having said that, you haven’t said much… Read More →
Sad news for the local music scene, with word that the Towne Crier Café will be shutting down at the end of February after 40 years as a premier venue for top-rate music. Towne Crier owner Phil Ciganer broke the news in an open letter to patrons on the Crier’s… Read More →
Hello, Cleveland! In the three or so hours that I spent in the Rock Hall’s Louvre-like structure, I was, for the most part, pleasantly surprised by what I witnessed.
New York City public radio station WFUV 90.7 FM and NPR Music announced today that they’ll be broadasting George Wein’s Folk Festival 50 in Newport. The 50th anniversary Rhode Island music fest — by now a legendary event — will be on air Saturday, Aug. 1 and Sunday, Aug. 2,… Read More →
It’s setting up to be an all-star bash at Madison Square Garden in May, when 40 artists are scheduled to take the stage to celebrate folk legend Pete Seeger’s 90th birthday. Sponsored by the Hudson River Sloop Clearwater, the May 3rd event has the dual purpose of celebrating Seeger’s birthday… Read More →