18 hrs ago
How the Newport Folk Festival Got Its Groove Back
In 2008, ticket sales at the Newport Folk Festival had become so slow that founder George Wein was considering selling the 50-year-old event where Dylan went electric in 1965.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
The Bradenton Times
Film Fridays Continues with Pete Seeger Doc
BRADENTON Pete Seeger: The Power of Song is the featured film this Friday at the South Florida Museum in downtown Bradenton.
Sun Jul 20, 2014
Stream Lincoln Center's Star-Studded Pete Seeger Memorial Concert
Folk icon and civil rights activist Pete Seeger who popularized songs like "If I Had a Hammer ," "Turn! Turn! Turn!" and "We Shall Overcome" died at age 94 in January, less than a year after his wife Toshi passed away.
Pete Seeger Tribute at Newport Honors Traditional Folk
Newport, known as the place where Bob Dylan cast aside his acoustic guitar and went electric in 1965, has made its mark on the festival scene more recently with an innovative mix of old and new - most with a far different sound than the folk movement Seeger helped lead.
Sat Jul 19, 2014
Centre Daily Times
OLLI column | Video course to share conversation with Pete Seeger
No question Pete Seeger was one of the iconic figures of the 20th century, the king of sing-along, champion of American and world folk music, a man with a point of view and a voice and banjo to put it through.
Joan Baez cancels Vancouver Folk Music Festival appearances
Veteran folk singer Joan Baez has canceled her Saturday appearances at the Vancouver Folk Music Festival, the event's organizers announced Saturday morning.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Stars To Honor Pete Seeger At Video Streamed Memorial Concert July 20
Pete Seeger, the legendary American folksinger and activist who died in January, and his wife and fellow activist, Toshi, who died last year, will be honored at a free memorial concert Sunday in New York that will feature star performers and be video streamed live .
Red Bank Green
Lincroft: a Seeger Session, Among Friends
Singer, songwriter and guitarist Jim Scott -seen at right accompanying his friend, the late Pete Seeger - hosts a singalong tribute to the late folk music master Saturday evening at the Unitarian Meeting House.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
Sharing stories and song at Seeger Fest July 18-21
Since the passings of icons, activists and Beacon residents Pete and Toshi Seeger, tributes have poured into the Hudson Valley from all over the world.
This Week's Best Shows and a Spotify Playlist of the Bands
The influence of Pete Seeger cannot be underestimated. As a songwriter, he penned "If I Had a Hammer" and "Turn! Turn! Turn!" As a singer and cultural historian, he did more than anyone to propagate "We Shall Overcome" - the anthem of the 1960s American civil rights movement - and he inspired generations of up-and-coming musicians, including Bob ... (more)
US singer to celebrate Creggan 'pre-harvest'
Felix Sonnyboy Wilson - one of the bright young stars of the American folk and bluegrass scene - will be hosting a special lunchtime gig in the RA th MA3r Garden tomorrow .
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Schwartz to play in tribute to Seeger
A folk music singalong at 6 p.m. Sunday in Granville will honor the life of folksinger Pete Seeger, who died Jan. 27 at age 94. One of his friends, Allen Schwartz, has been added to the slate, and will open the show along with Mary Borgia and Judith Allee.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
Bring the Noise, Bring the Folk: 35 Songs To Prep For Newport 2014
Newport 2014 ain't your granddaddy's folk festival. That's not to say this three-day soiree isn't about roots and tradition.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
Hear Woody Guthrie's Unreleased 'My Name Is New York' - Premiere
Although he's most commonly associated with the plains of Oklahoma, Woody Guthrie spent the last 27 of his life in country's biggest urban area.
New York Daily News
Ahead of Seeger Fest, folk legend's modest will revealed
Folk legend Pete Seeger will be honored this week with an elaborate five-day program of singing, square dancing and reminiscing all over the region.
Sun Jul 13, 2014
(Sunday Homily) The Encouragement We Need: Pete Seeger on Seeds & Sand
Readings for 15th Sunday in Ordinary Time: IS 55:10-11; PS 65:10-14; ROM 8:15-23; MT 13: 1-23; Last week, on the 4th of July, Amy Goodman replayed an interview with the legendary folk singer, Pete Seeger .
Sat Jul 12, 2014
WNYC-AM New York
Seeger Fest: A Time to Remember, a Time to Celebrate
Singer Pete Seeger performs at the 2009 Dorothy and Lillian Gish Prize special outdoor tribute at Hunts Point Riverside Park on September 3, 2009 in New York City.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
Press & Sun-Bulletin
Magpie concert celebrates music of Seeger, Guthrie
They will use the music of two of America's great singer-songwriters to inspire new songwriters in a concert in two parts with an interval with cookies and milk, and they will encourage youth and families to write songs.
Fri Jul 04, 2014
Alan Chartock: Assessing the Churcha s predicament
Now that Pete Seeger is gone, Arlo is the reigning voice of folk music. He can fill huge halls all over the world.
July 4 Special: 'We Shall Overcome': Remembering Folk Icon, Activist Pete Seeger
In a holiday special, we feature the historic speech, "The Meaning of July Fourth for the Negro," written by abolitionist leader Frederick Douglass, and read by James Earl Jones.