When:
May 23, 2019 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
2019-05-23T19:00:00-04:00
2019-05-23T22:00:00-04:00
Where:
The Egg - Hart Theater
Empire State Plaza
Albany 12220
Cost:
$25,$35,$40

Likely the best known folk singer of all time, Pete Seeger’s career as a musician was highlighted by great popular success with the group The Weavers and songs such as “Where Have All the Flowers Gone,” “Turn, Turn, Turn” and “If I Had a Hammer”; Grammy Awards including a Lifetime Achievement Award, a National Medal of Arts, induction into the Rock ‘n Roll Hall of Fame; and author of one of the most influential instrumental instruction books ever published “How to Play the 5-String Banjo.”  He used his music to further social, humanitarian and environmental causes – most notably in the founding of the Clearwater in an effort to save the Hudson River, and one of his closest musical associates Arlo Guthrie will be joined by a baker’s dozen of artists including Amythyst KiahCary MorinDan Zanes & Claudia Eliaza,  Dar WilliamsDavid GonzalezGuy Davis,  Richie Stearns & Rosie NewtonTaina Asili,  Tony TrischkaToshi Reagon and Bill & Livia Vanaver  – that are keeping his message alive for an evening of music, dance and poetry inspired by Pete Seeger in celebration of his centennial.

Net proceeds from the concert will benefit Clearwater, Caffe Lena and WAMC Public Radio.