Pete Seeger News

2014 Clearwater Festival to Honor Pete & Toshi Seeger, 6/21-22
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2014

Great Hudson River Revival (Clearwater Festival), 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. Clearwater Festival 2014, which takes place on June 21 and 22, on the banks of the Hudson River at beautiful Croton Point Park, Croton-On-Hudson, NY, recently announced its lineup of musical headliners. (more...)

Oakland East Bay Symphony Announces Its 2014-2015 Season, Which Includes NOTES FROM MEXICO, CANDIDE and More
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2014

Music Director and Conductor Michael Morgan and the Oakland East Bay Symphony continue to set a high standard of innovative and engaging programming as they announce details of their 2014—2015 season. The six-concert, 26th season—Maestro Morgan's 25th with the Orchestra-- will feature the world premiere of a new work for violin and orchestra by Grammy Award-winning composer/violinist Mads Tolling, the West Coast premiere of Chris Brubeck and Guillaume Saint-James'Brothers in Arts for jazz quintet and orchestra, a semi-staged performance of Leonard Bernstein's Candide, pianists Llewellyn Sanchez-Werner and Richard Glazier, Notes from Mexico, a holiday tribute to Pete Seeger and more. A pre-concert talk will begin one hour before each performance, and the 2014-2015 season at the Paramount Theatre runs November 7, 2014 through May 15, 2015. Sponsors of the 2014-15 season include Bell Investment Advisors, Mueller Nicholls Builders and Chevron. For details, information and tickets, visit www.oebs.org . (more...)

PCA's Stage TOO to Welcome Folksinger Art Podell and More, 5/16-17
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2014

Join us as we 'step back in time' to New York City's Greenwich Village in the 60s. During the early 1960s New York's The Bitter End Nightclub hosted Folk music 'hootenannies' every Tuesday night, featuring many performers who have since become legendary including Bob Dylan, Joan Baez, Ramblin' Jack Elliott, Tom Paxton, Peter, Paul and Mary, Odetta and Pete Seeger. (more...)

The Four Bitchin' Babes Bring New Musical Revue to Southern Theatre Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2014

The Four Bitchin' Babes are an original 'Babes Brand' of musical theater with a 20+ year career on-stage and in-studio, releasing multiple recordings and a full length DVD. With tongue in cheek, this fabulous female folkestra brings you 'Mid-Live Vices - A Guilt-Free Musical Revue,' a hilarious new stage revue that musically examines the lives of the boomer generation, finding self-acceptance, grace, and humor. These four, multi-talented gal pals-Sally Fingerett, Debi Smith, Deirdre Smith, and Marcy Marxer, each a brilliant writer-musician-comedianne in their own right-fill the stage with luxurious harmonies and sophisticated (never blue) stand-up comedy, creating an amazing evening of raucous delight. (more...)

Theatricum Botanicum to Celebrate the Bard's 450th Birthday With All-Shakespeare Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2014

Will Geer's Theatricum Botanicum celebrates the Bard's 450th Birthday with an All-Shakespeare Season under the stars and live oaks of Topanga Canyon. (more...)

Cherish the Ladies Plays Mesa Arts Center Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2014

Cherish the Ladies, a Grammy-nominated, Irish-American, all-women band will perform at the Mesa Arts Center's Ikeda Theatre, tonight, March 11 at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

Cherish the Ladies to Play Mesa Arts Center, 3/11
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2014

Cherish the Ladies, a Grammy-nominated, Irish-American, all-women band will perform at the Mesa Arts Center's Ikeda Theatre, on Tuesday, March 11 at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

Grand Design Presents Paul Robeson Musical 'I GO ON SINGING', Now thru 3/9
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2014

Grand Design, Inc. will present I Go On Singing - Paul Robeson's Life in His Words and Songs by Andrew Flack (directed by donnie l. betts [lower case is intentional]) from tonight, February 28 - March 9 2014 at The Aurora Fox Arts Center (9900 East Colfax Avenue). (more...)

Grand Designs, Inc. Opens I GO ON SINGING - PAUL ROBESON'S LIFE IN HIS WORDS AND SONGS Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2014

Grand Design, Inc. will present I Go On Singing - Paul Robeson's Life in His Words and Songs by Andrew Flack. Performances will be from tonight, February 28 - March 9 2014, with a preview performance at 7:30 on Thursday February 27, at The Aurora Fox Arts Center (9900 East Colfax Avenue). Tickets are $26 for adults and $22 for seniors and students. For tickets and/or group rates call:303-739-1970 or visit: www.AuroraFox.org. (more...)

Columbia Records and Legacy Recordings Set to Release A MATTER OF TRUST--THE BRIDGE TO RUSSIA, Billy Joel's Historic 1987 Russian Tour Revisited on DVD/Blu-ray Concert F
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2014

NEW YORK, Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/  Columbia Records and Legacy Recordings, the catalog division of Sony Music Entertainment, will release Billy Joel's A MATTER OF TRUSTTHE BRIDGE TO RUSSIA, the artist's historic 1987 Russian concert tour revisited on DVD/Blu-ray and CD, on Tuesday, May 20, 2014. (more...)

John McCutcheon in Concert Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2014

McCutcheon will be performing tonight, Feb. 22nd, 2014 at the James A. Little Theater in Santa Fe, NM. (more...)

THE GRAPES OF WRATH Opens 3/12 at Asolo Rep
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2014

Asolo Rep continues its 2013-2014 season with Frank Galati's triumphant adaptation of John Steinbeck's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel THE GRAPES OF WRATH, directed by Producing Artistic Director Michael Donald Edwards. Frank Galati's adaptation premiered at the Steppenwolf Theatre of Chicago in 1988. The Broadway production won the Tony award for Best Play and Best Direction of a Play in 1990 and was nominated for six additional Tony Awards. Galati also won a Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Director in 1990 and the play was nominated for four additional Drama Desk Awards. Previews will be March 12 - 13, opening night will be on March 14 at 8pm and the play will run through April 19. (more...)

The Four Bitchin' Babes to Bring New Musical Revue to Southern Theatre, 3/26
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2014

The Four Bitchin' Babes are an original 'Babes Brand' of musical theater with a 20+ year career on-stage and in-studio, releasing multiple recordings and a full length DVD. With tongue in cheek, this fabulous female folkestra brings you 'Mid-Live Vices - A Guilt-Free Musical Revue,' a hilarious new stage revue that musically examines the lives of the boomer generation, finding self-acceptance, grace, and humor. These four, multi-talented gal pals-Sally Fingerett, Debi Smith, Deirdre Smith, and Marcy Marxer, each a brilliant writer-musician-comedianne in their own right-fill the stage with luxurious harmonies and sophisticated (never blue) stand-up comedy, creating an amazing evening of raucous delight. (more...)

Apollo's Fire Presents SEPHARDIC JOURNEY: WANDERINGS OF THE SPANISH JEWS, Now thru 2/25
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2014

Apollo's Fire proudly unveils a new, creative program by Music Director Jeannette Sorrell, in collaboration with guest Co-Director Nell Snaidas. Sephardic Journey will be premiered in five concerts throughout Northeast Ohio, including two performances at a synagogue. (more...)

The New York Packet to Host 'Pete Seeger Memorial Sing', 3/2
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2014

The New York Packet, singers of songs of the sea, will celebrate the life, music and spirit of Pete Seeger. Pete Seeger worked tirelessly for the betterment of society and the environment. He felt that music was a powerful tool to influence his fellow citizens young and old. His spirit lives on and grows as people follow his humble but powerful lead in the fight for equal rights and to clean up the environment. The concert tribute is set for Sunday, March 2 from 2 to 5 p.m. (more...)

Noche Flamenca, Erin Markey, Pete Seeger Sing Along and More Set for Joe's Pub, Now thru 2/26
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2014

This week at Joe's Pub at The Public, February 17-26, will feature performances by: Soledad Barrio & Noche Flamenca, Cabaret Awards, Erin Markey, Fly: A Musical Tribute to Damon Intrabartolo, The Return of Radiant Baby, Stephanie McKay, Bridget Everett, Dom La Nena & Piers Faccini and Dawn Landes. Scroll down for details! (more...)

John McCutcheon in Concert Saturday 2/22
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2014

McCutcheon will be performing this Saturday, Feb. 22nd, 2014 at the James A. Little Theater in Santa Fe, NM. (more...)

The Madison Theatre at Molloy College to Welcome A Band Called Honalee, 2/23
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2014

The Madison Theatre at Molloy College presents A Band Called Honalee on February 23, 2014 at 3 p.m. (more...)

Joe's Pub Remembers Pete Seeger; Concert Set for 2/17 to Benefit Rocking the Boat
by BWW News Desk - Feb 06, 2014

Singer and activist Pete Seeger died last Monday at age 94. In light of Seeger's passing, Joe's Pub just sent out the following message... (more...)

BWW Blog: Remembering Pete Seeger
by Guest Blogger: Dan McCleary - Feb 04, 2014

Pete Seeger died last Monday at age 94. He was and remains a champion of social change. (more...)

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