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17 hrs ago | Curbed

On the Market: Pay $1.3M For an Incredible Amount of Folk Music History

In a bit of real estate news sure to delight history and music buffs alike, The Little House in Orangetown, N.Y.-a former gathering place for folk music elite like Woody Guthrie, Pete Seeger, and poet Carl Sandburg in the 1940's-is newly on the market for $1.295M.


Related Topix: Home Listing, Home, Woody Guthrie, Folk, Real Estate

Wed Apr 16, 2014


Seeger will be celebrated at Hudson River festival

This Sept. 21, 2013, file photo shows Pete Seeger performing on stage during the Farm Aid 2013 concert at Saratoga Performing Arts Center in Saratoga Springs, N.Y. Seeger's life will be celebrated at the annual Clearwater Festival this summer.


Related Topix: Folk, Saratoga Springs, NY, Springs, NY, Croton-on-Hudson, NY, Beacon, NY, Entertainment

Tue Apr 15, 2014


2014 Clearwater Festival to Honor Pete & Toshi Seeger, 6/21-22

Great Hudson River Revival , the country's oldest and largest music and environmental festival, brings together major musical acts and Clearwater's own brand of green activism for a unique weekend every June.


Related Topix: Activism, Hudson, NY, Croton-on-Hudson, NY, Folk, The Mavericks, Country, Laurie Berkner

Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Brooklyn Paper

MUSIC: Goodnight, Pete: Folk Fest hosts sing-a-long tribute to Pete Seeger

Play strong, play Seeger: The late folk legend Pete Seeger will be honored with a sing-a-long at the Brooklyn Folk Festival on April 20. This year's Brooklyn Folk Festival will host a salute to Pete Seeger, the New York City troubadour who died at the age of 94 earlier this year.


Related Topix: Folk

The Olympian

Folk singers to perform Pete Seeger tribute concert in Olympia on Wednesday

When folk music icon Pete Seeger died in January, he left behind a legacy that was as large as it was multi-faceted.


Related Topix: Olympia, WA, Folk

The Economist

Time to make the right call

THE GLOBAL BUSINESS TRAVEL ASSOCIATION, an important lobby for business-travel managers, is fighting a plan by America's Federal Communications Commission to allow cellular phone calls on planes, the Los Angeles Times reported recently.


Related Topix: Business News, Federal Communications Commission, Folk

Thu Apr 10, 2014

The Day

Pete Seeger Tribute in New London

An array of local musicians will stage a concert in honor of Pete Seeger, above, and as a benefit for Save the Sound, the sort of environmental cause Seeger espoused.


Related Topix: Folk, New London, CT


Terrific Triple Bill

WFUV DJ John Platt is a fixture at Landmark on Main Street. Whether advising the staff on who to book or providing introductions for the folk series concerts, Platt's signature "Hello music lovers" is a familiar welcome to Landmark visitors.


Related Topix: Martyn Joseph, Folk, Woody Guthrie

Wed Apr 09, 2014

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Library honors Seeger's legacy with community singalong

The event -- organized by the library, the Four County Library System Youth Services Outreach Department and graduate student Dannielle Spindler-Swart -- will be held at three different times: * 11 a.m. to noon for children up to age 6, accompanied by adult caregivers, which will feature nursery rhymes, finger-plays, songs, movement with music ... (more)


Related Topix: Folk, Kids, Family

Connecticut Post

Hudson carries on Pete Seeger's

When Roanoke-Va.-based singer, songwriter and guitarist Bill Hudson was 20 back in 1972, and living in New York's Hudson Valley, he became friendly with folk icon Pete Seeger.


Related Topix: Hudson, NY, Folk, Brewster, NY, Greenwich, NY, Croton-on-Hudson, NY

Tue Apr 08, 2014

Daily Kos

Theodore Bikel bio, link to 90th B'day at Yiddish Theatre w/Fyvush Finkel

Bikel's bio is stellar, internationalist, unionist, and progressive, an honored actor of theater, film and television, a playwright, singer, musician, composer, music producer, photographer, writer, lecturer, activist for human rights, civil rights, labor, and multi-cultural heritage.


Related Topix: Theodore Bikel, Theater, Arts, Activism, Folk, Israel, World News, Middle East, US News, Liberal Political News

Mon Apr 07, 2014

Western Star

Danny O'Flaherty coming to Corner Brook

O'Flaherty was raised in the Connemara region of Ireland and emigrated to the United States in the early 1970s.


Related Topix: Canada, The Clancy Brothers, Folk, The Kingston Trio, Joan Baez

Sun Apr 06, 2014

The Honolulu Advertiser

Group tars in-flight phone calls

The Global Business Travel Association, a trade group for the world's business travelers, submitted its opposition last week to a plan by the Federal Communications Commission to lift a ban on voice calls on planes.


Related Topix: Folk, Travel

Fri Apr 04, 2014


Free Concert to Pay Tribute to Legend Pete Seeger

Bucks County Community College will pay tribute to folk legend and political activist Pete Seeger during a concert next week led by a faculty member.


Related Topix: Folk, Bucks County, PA, Newtown, PA

Thu Apr 03, 2014

The Brattleboro Reformer

Uncle Stevie's new groove

Stephen Stearns performs a tribute to Pete Seeger during the Collegiate A Cappella Concert at the Latchis Theatre on Feb. 1. The words and music of his late friend, Pete Seeger, are very much on Stearns mind as he starts a new chapter of his creative life, after stepping down as artistic director of New England Youth Theatre last week.


Related Topix: Folk, Brattleboro, VT

South Shore Record

Long Beach welcomes Folk-2-Funk Festival

Folk-2-Funk Festival The south shore welcomes spring with some vibrant tunes as the 4th Annual Folk-2-Funk Festival returns to the City by the Sea.


Related Topix: Long Beach, NY, Folk, Symphony, Arts


For Pete's Sake: More Pete Seeger Tribute Concerts

TURN, TURN, TURN!: REMEMBERING PETE SEEGER The Eighth Step at Proctors , Schenectady 8pm Friday , $15 The Eighth Step welcomes several long-time musician friends and others whose performing lives were intertwined with Pete Seeger's.


Related Topix: Folk, Schenectady, NY

Wed Apr 02, 2014

The Doings Weekly

Rising folk singers play Acoustic Renaissance series in Hinsdale

New York-based singer-songwriter Joe Crookston knew he was doing something right when he received a letter from Pete Seeger expressing appreciation for his music, with comments that included: "Thank you for writing songs that are human.


Related Topix: Hinsdale, IL, Folk

Davis Enterprise

Sing Out! a tribute to Pete Seeger

The music of folk artist Pete Seeger will be highlighted at this week's edition of Thursday Live!, a continuing series of free concerts held the first Thursday of each month at the Davis Odd Fellows Hall, 415 Second St. The show starts at 7:30 p.m. and is open for all ages to enjoy.


Related Topix: Folk

A-Infos Radio Project

The Nightfly: The Nightfly #2014.13 Hour 2 - Rev. Dr. Martin Luther...

In this edition of The Nightfly, in this week containing the anniversary of the assassination of Dr. King, we honor the life and mourn the death of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. We'll hear songs written in memory of Dr. King from Nina Simone, Smokey Robinsion, and even hear from Pete Seeger accompanying civil rights activist & folksinger Brother ... (more)


Related Topix: Martin Luther King, Jr., Nina Simone, Jazz, Black Entertainment, Folk, African-American, Rochester, NY, Mahalia Jackson, Gospel