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  1. Arlo Guthrie Returns to the Grand with His Running Down the Road TourRead the original story

    1 hr ago | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... Arlo - son of legendary American folk musician Woody Guthrie - grew up surrounded by such renowned artists as Pete Seeger , Sonny Terry , and Ramblin' Jack Elliott . Arlo and Pete Seeger created a legendary collaboration that was sustained for over ...

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  2. Pete Seeger celebrated at Geer Family sing-along at Theatricum BotanicumRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | LA Daily News

    In memory of Pete Seeger, The Geer Family Singers and Friends will once again lead the audience in songs of heartache, redemption and protest Saturday at Will Geer's Theatricum Botanicum. Dubbed “ The Rising of the Women ,” this fourth incarnation of the Re-Pete Celebration's Pete Seeger - His Songs and Spirit gathering keeps alive the tradition of group singing championed for nearly seven decades by the late folk singer and activist, who died at age 94 in 2014.

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  3. LIVE: Bob Warren: Songs & Singers II @ Hubbard Hall, 2/11/17Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Nippertown!

    ... educator, mentor and coordinator, with a doctorate and a powerful voice, who has performed with Pete Seeger among other folk-music legends), Joy MacKenzie (a mainstay in recent years of the Bob Warren Trio's regional appearances), Mallory Donnelly ...

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  4. Once We Listened to the Beatles. Now We Eat Beetles.Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Bloomberg

    ... Both black and white music were central to the civil-rights era and the protests against the Vietnam War, and Pete Seeger's "We Shall Overcome" was known to millions of Americans. These days, streaming has replaced music ownership, and so music is ...

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  5. Those were the Days! @Tybee Post TheaterRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Connect Savannah

    As a former member of The New Christy Minstrels, the Grammy-winning folk music group responsible for hits like "This Land Is Your Land," "Green, Green," and "Today," Florian was a key component in the early '60s folk revival. He'll share songs from his tenure as lead singer of the Minstrels and add in other favorites of the time, including music by Peter Paul & Mary, Pete Seeger, John Denver, The Mamas & The Papas, and more.

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  6. Women Who Paved the Way: Activist and Folk Musician Ronnie GilbertRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 27 | Advocate

    ... and longtime activist for peace and human rights, Gilbert was part of the folk quartet the Weavers, alongside Pete Seeger, Lee Hays, and Fred Hellerman, which did so much to popularize folk music to a broad audience in the 1950s. She also is well ...

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  7. Ossining Author Discussing New Pete Seeger Children's Book In LarchmontRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 24 | The Mamaroneck Daily Voice

    An Ossining resident is hoping to introduce a whole generation to legendary folk singer Pete Seeger, who lived in Beacon. Susanna Reich is the author of the children's book "Stand Up And Sing! Pete Seeger, Folk Music and the Path To Justice," which was released on March 14. Reich will be appearing at the Village Bookstore in Pleasantville on March 24 at 7:30 p.m. and The Voracious Reader in Larchmont on March 25 at 2 p.m. with her husband, fellow author Gary Golio.

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  8. Ossining Author Explores The Life Of Beacon's Pete SeegerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 24 | The Mount Pleasant Daily Voice

    An Ossining resident is hoping to introduce a whole generation to legendary folk singer Pete Seeger, who lived in Beacon. Susanna Reich is the author of the children's book "Stand Up And Sing! Pete Seeger, Folk Music and the Path To Justice," which was released on March 14. Reich will be appearing at the Village Bookstore in Pleasantville on March 24 at 7:30 p.m. and The Voracious Reader in Larchmont on March 25 at 2 p.m. with her husband, fellow author Gary Gallo.

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  9. Singer-Songwriter and Civil Rights Activist Reggie Harris to Perform Concert for a CauseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 23 | Bangor Daily News

    ... force in the acoustic music realm, and in educational and historical circles. In the spirit of his mentors, Pete Seeger, Harry Belafonte, and Bernice Johnson Reagon, he brings singing and smiles to the lips and hearts of every audience member. "It ...

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  10. Cabins for homeless showcased in North Park housing expoRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 21 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    ... cabins is furnished with a single cot, a colorful wooden table and matching chairs and posters of singer Pete Seeger and activist Dorothy Day. There's no plumbing or electricity, but sunlight comes in through small windows. The most important ...

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  11. A tribute to Phil OchsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 14 | The Warwick Advertiser

    ... composer/lyricist, he recorded eight albums for such major labels as Elektra and A&M. He cited Woody Guthrie, Pete Seeger, and Merle Haggard as major influences. Seating is limited. Admission is $25. For reservations, send checks made out to ...

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  12. Kris Kristofferson exhibit closing, Pete Seeger exhibit opening at Tulsa's Woody Guthrie CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 16 | NewsOK.com

    The Woody Guthrie Center, 102 E M.B. Brady, will open the exhibition "How Can I Keep From Singing: The Work of Pete Seeger" in April. The Seeger exhibit will follow Sunday's closing of the current exhibit "For the Good Times: The Artistry of Kris Kristofferson."

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  13. Southern Tenant Folk Union.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 16 | The Northern Scot

    Coming to Eden Court on Thursday, they arrive on the back of their seventh album, Join Forces an album written during the 2015 election, and recorded during the 2016 European Union referendum. Banjo player and vocalist Pat McGarvey explained: "I wanted to do an album about UK politics, and felt that the classic 'folk protest song' format popularised by Pete Seeger and Woody Guthrie was due a comeback.

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  14. Jayme Stone's Folklife Out 4/7; Tour Dates AnnouncedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 15 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... his son Arlo's birth announcement) and Alan Lomax's midcentury rolodex ("Do Not Give Out" written in red next to Pete Seeger's number). But nothing prepared Stone for the unearthly crackle of hearing these old recordings in all their analog glory. ...

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  15. Singer Judy Collins hopes to inspire S.L. audience with stories, musicRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 9 | Deseret News

    ... While leaving behind a world of classical music for one inhabited with folk singers such as Woody Guthrie and Pete Seeger was "a pretty serious jump," Collins said it was a natural move for her, and attributes much of her classical training to her ...

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  16. Spotlight With Lauren Daley: Italian Bluegrass master Beppe GambettaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 9 | SouthCoastToday.com

    He sought out Pete Seeger to jam at his home. He traveled to Mexico just to play with a Mariachi band.

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  17. Songwriter, storyteller and lecturer Reggie Harris comes to Bass Hall NEWRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 9 | Monadnock Ledger-Transcript

    ... performs live with his wife Kim, also sings cover songs from people who have influenced his own sound, including Pete Seeger, James Taylor, and Harry Belafonte. One of Seeger's songs "Rainbow Race" often makes its way into Harris' performances. The ...

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  18. WHAT announces 2017 seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 8 | Cape Cod Times

    ... by the murder of a 14-year-old boy - Oct. 12-16: "Seeger," with writer Randy Noojin playing folksinger/activist Pete Seeger as he uses his folk songs to relate his personal battles for free speech in Cuba during a multimedia benefit concert in ...

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  19. Wellfleet Harbor Actors Theater Announces its 2017 Theater SeasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 7 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... death of their daughter at the hands of a gunman, have expressed interest in attending and leading a talk back. Pete Seeger , America's most beloved folksinger/activist, plays a multimedia benefit concert in Washington, D.C. advocating free speech ...

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  20. The Land Show: Salty Dog Cruise Pre-Party at Churchill's PubRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 7 | Miami New Times

    ... and civil rights eras - mainly the Almanac Singers in terms of musical influence, especially Woody Guthrie, Pete Seeger, and Lead Belly," Mortis says. "The Almanac Singers really have inspired us a lot with what we try to do musically. Mixing that ...

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