Pete Seeger News

Date of Birth: May 03, 1919 (97)
Birth Place: USA
Gender: Male
New Music Series: Musical Sojourn at the Kraine Theater & Under St. Marks Theater NYCNew Music Series: Musical Sojourn at the Kraine Theater & Under St. Marks Theater NYC
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2016

This monthly music series is being introduced and hosted by Horsetrade productions and music event producer Salli Squitieri bringing both up and coming and renowned performing artists of all genres from near and far to these two historically rich funky chic unique east village flavored theatres. (more...)

Jono Manson to Release THE SLIGHT VARIATIONS Album This FallJono Manson to Release THE SLIGHT VARIATIONS Album This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2016

'I'm at a juncture in my career and my life where the many threads of my experience have come together,' says Jono Manson. 'And I hope that makes for a good story.' It does. And Jono tells that story, brilliantly and unforgettably, on The Slight Variations—a record that's literally been a lifetime in the making. Jono Manson will release The Slight Variations on October 14, 2016. (more...)

BWW Review: DREAM SUITE: SONGS IN BLUES & JAZZ Is An Exceptional Evening at BirdlandBWW Review: DREAM SUITE: SONGS IN BLUES & JAZZ Is An Exceptional Evening at Birdland
by Alix Cohen - Jun 30, 2016

Though somewhat familiar with and already an admirer of actor/vocalists Carpathia Jenkins and Alton Fitzgerald White, I was, until tonight, unaware of the apparently prolific musician, songwriter, librettist, and educator Louis Rosen. Rosen's Dream Suite, which occupied the second part of this June 28 show at Birdland, unearths the music of poems by American poet, social activist, novelist, and playwright Langston Hughes (1902 -1967). (more...)

Tanya Tucker, Trace Adkins & More Set for National Finals Rodeo 2016 at Golden Nugget Las VegasTanya Tucker, Trace Adkins & More Set for National Finals Rodeo 2016 at Golden Nugget Las Vegas
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2016

Boots and belt buckles will descend upon downtown Las Vegas during National Finals Rodeo, when Golden Nugget Las Vegas will host an all-star lineup of country music performers. Among the iconic artists who will take the stage in The Grand Event Center are Terri Clark, Tanya Tucker, Brenda Lee, Charlie Daniels Band, Wynonna & The Big Noise, and Trace Adkins. For more information, or to purchase tickets, visit www.goldennugget.com. (more...)

The Ramblin Jug Stompers Headed to Bridge Street TheatreThe Ramblin Jug Stompers Headed to Bridge Street Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2016

GET STOMPERIZED! It's Ladies' Choice, womenfolk! Nab you a partner and head on over to the Bridge Street Theatre Speakeasy at 44 West Bridge Street in Catskill for some old school good times this 4th of July weekend! (more...)

San Francisco Political Singer/Songwriter Pete Kronowitt Releases New Full-Length AlbumSan Francisco Political Singer/Songwriter Pete Kronowitt Releases New Full-Length Album
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2016

The hunger Americans feel for change is palpable, and no artist voices this urgency better than San Francisco-based Pete Kronowitt, a seasoned singer/songwriter who is releasing his fourth full-length album, A Lone Voice. (more...)

Woody Guthrie Prize to Honor Music Legend Kris KristoffersonWoody Guthrie Prize to Honor Music Legend Kris Kristofferson
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2016

An award that honors those who embody the spirit of legendary folk singer/songwriter Woody Guthrie will be presented to American musician and actor Kris Kristofferson during an event on Tuesday, Oct. 18 at 6:30 p.m. at Cain's Ballroom in Tulsa's Brady Arts District. (more...)

Gary Lucas & Jann Klose Coming to Joe's Pub, 6/17Gary Lucas & Jann Klose Coming to Joe's Pub, 6/17
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2016

After packing The Cutting Room for the record release party of  STEREOPTICON by Gary Lucas & Jann Klose, the Urban Americana duo will be performing at Joe's Pub on Friday, June 17 at 7 PM. (more...)

BWW Interview: JUDY COLLINS for RIDGEFIELD PLAYHOUSE and THE KATEBWW Interview: JUDY COLLINS for RIDGEFIELD PLAYHOUSE and THE KATE
by Sherry Shameer Cohen - May 18, 2016

In Europe any day now and in Connecticut in June. (more...)

Sneak Peek - American Masters to Present of THE HIGHWAYMEN: FRIENDS TILL THE ENDSneak Peek - American Masters to Present of THE HIGHWAYMEN: FRIENDS TILL THE END
by TV News Desk - Mar 29, 2016

Frequently referred to as 'the Mount Rushmore of country music,' The Highwaymen Willie Nelson, Waylon Jennings, Johnny Cash, and Kris Kristofferson were American country music's first bona fide supergroup (more...)

Chan Centre to Welcome Arlo Guthrie for ALICE'S RESTAURANT 50th Anniversary ConcertChan Centre to Welcome Arlo Guthrie for ALICE'S RESTAURANT 50th Anniversary Concert
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2016

The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts at the University of British Columbia (UBC) presents prolific singer-songwriter and American folk star Arlo Guthrie on April 21 at 8pm in the Chan Shun Concert Hall.  The beloved icon & social commentator will delight audiences with fan favourites, and a performance of the complete 18-minute Alice's Restaurant Massacree, a song he only revisits every ten years due to its length. The evening will open with special guest, Sarah Lee Guthrie, Arlo's daughter who continues the Guthrie musical lineage with her signature pop-fused folk-rock sound.  (more...)

 Yo-Yo Ma And The Silk Road Ensemble Release New Album Yo-Yo Ma And The Silk Road Ensemble Release New Album
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2016

Yo-Yo Ma And The Silk Road Ensemble Releases New Album Featuring Special Guests Including Rhiannon Giddens, Bill Frisell, Sarah Jarosz, Abigail Washburn, Gregory Porter And Others (more...)

Articulate Theatre Announces Participants in ARTICULATING THE ARTS Panel for 2/27-2/28Articulate Theatre Announces Participants in ARTICULATING THE ARTS Panel for 2/27-2/28
by Louisa Brady - Feb 20, 2016

Articulate Theatre, an ensemble collection of playwrights, actors, directors and designers, is presenting its signature benefit performance -Articulating the Arts: Folk City Scenes. The event includes a discussion after the Saturday show with producer Doug Yeager, musician Phil Marsh, director David Marquez and author/curator Stephen Petrus. (more...)

Doug Yeager, Phil Marsh, Stephen Petrus & David Marquez Set for Articulate Theatre's Folk PanelDoug Yeager, Phil Marsh, Stephen Petrus & David Marquez Set for Articulate Theatre's Folk Panel
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2016

ARTICULATE THEATRE is pleased to announce the participants in our Articulating the Arts panel discussion on folk music. Articulate Theatre, an ensemble collection of playwrights, actors, directors and designers, is presenting its signature benefit performance - Articulating the Arts: Folk City Scenes. The event includes a discussion after the Saturday show with producer Doug Yeager, musician Phil Marsh, director David Marquez and author Stephen Petrus. (more...)

Cherish the Ladies Coming to Pepperdine University's Smothers Theatre, 3/22Cherish the Ladies Coming to Pepperdine University's Smothers Theatre, 3/22
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2016

Celebrating 30 years of music making, the Grammy-winning, first all-women Celtic music ensemble, Cherish the Ladies, comes to Pepperdine University's Smothers Theatre in Malibu on Tuesday, March 22 at 8 p.m. (more...)

Jazz Singer Antoinette Montague to Perform at NJPAC on Valentine's DayJazz Singer Antoinette Montague to Perform at NJPAC on Valentine's Day
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2016

New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) presents an evening with Antoinette Montague. Spend Valentine's Day with your special loved one at Dorthaan's Place, where the jazz brunch series hosts Newark-born vocalist Antoinette Montague, a jazz singer who moves effortlessly between gutsy blues and hushed romantic ballads. (more...)

Phoenix Chorale to Present 'American Folk'Phoenix Chorale to Present 'American Folk'
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2016

Drawing on the country's folk roots and pop power, the GRAMMY-winning Phoenix Chorale invites you to celebrate 'American Folk,' in concerts around the Valley, March 4th through 6th. (more...)

Articulate Theatre Selects Playwrights for 'Articulating the Arts'Articulate Theatre Selects Playwrights for 'Articulating the Arts'
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2016

Articulate Theatre Company is proud to announce the playwrights chosen for their signature event, Articulating the Arts. Each AtA is themed around an artistic discipline, such as architecture, dance, painting, and for this event, folk music. Our playwrights use these other art forms as inspiration for new plays, resulting in an increased connection between theatre artists and artists of other disciplines. Subtitled 'Folk City Scenes' this Articulating the Arts will showcase plays inspired by folk songs such as City of New Orleans, Puff the Magic Dragon, and Turn! Turn! Turn! The full show listing is: (more...)

World Music Institute and Town Hall to Welcome Ladysmith Black Mambazo This FebruaryWorld Music Institute and Town Hall to Welcome Ladysmith Black Mambazo This February
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2016

World Music Institute concludes the inaugural season of its Masters of African Music series on Friday, February 19 at 8:00 p.m. with South Africa's legendary all-male choral group Ladysmith Black Mambazo, marking the group's first Town Hall performance in nearly a decade. (more...)

Apollo's Fire to Perform SEPHARDIC JOURNEY, 2/4Apollo's Fire to Perform SEPHARDIC JOURNEY, 2/4
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2016

Back by popular demand - Apollo's Fire reprises its latest creative crossover program by Artistic Director Jeannette Sorrell, in collaboration with guest co-director Nell Snaidas.  “Sephardic Journey: Wanderings of the Spanish Jews” premiered in five sold-out concerts in February 2014.  The program will be performed during February 4-7 at several venues, including an important debut at the new Maltz Performing Arts Center of Case Western Reserve University. The performances will coincide with a highly anticipated release of the program on CD, for British record label AVIE. (more...)

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