Pete Seeger News

Date of Birth: May 03, 1919 (98)
Birth Place: USA
Gender: Male
Richard Barone to Perform Songs from SORROWS & PROMISES Live at Joe's PubRichard Barone to Perform Songs from SORROWS & PROMISES Live at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2017

Richard Barone's new album Sorrows & Promises: Greenwich Village In The 1960s casts light on the songs that sprang from the singer-songwriters in and around Greenwich Village during that pivotal decade. (more...)

The Choral Artists of Sarasota Salute Independence Day with Rousing SongsThe Choral Artists of Sarasota Salute Independence Day with Rousing Songs
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2017

The Choral Artists of Sarasota salute Independence Day with rousing songs celebrating America, including perennial favorites "God Bless America," "You're a Grand Old Flag," "This is My Country," "the Battle Hymn of the Republic," "America, the Beautiful" and more. (more...)

Old Town School's Free 'Soundtrack of the City' Concert Series Launches ThursdayOld Town School's Free 'Soundtrack of the City' Concert Series Launches Thursday
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2017

Old Town School of Folk Music, with the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE), is pleased to announce a free, city-wide concert series, Soundtrack of the City, taking place June 8 - August 20, 2017. (more...)

BWW Interview: Guy Davis Forges Path Through Music, Theater & BeyondBWW Interview: Guy Davis Forges Path Through Music, Theater & Beyond
by Tory Gates - Jun 5, 2017

'I think entertaining is what I do, that is what my spirit is called to do, and the blues is kind of like my salvation. It was a form of music that I felt like it was in me. It is in me to communicate.' (more...)

Centenary Stage Company Announces 2017/18 Professional Theatre SeriesCentenary Stage Company Announces 2017/18 Professional Theatre Series
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2017

Theater fills the Lackland Performing Arts Center as Centenary Stage Company announces its 2017 - 18 professional theater line-up.  The Sitnik Theatre is set to burst as this season's main stage professional theater series includes four exciting CSC produced plays; The Learned Ladies, Newsies, Art and Hitler's Tasters.  Centenary Stage Company's Fringe Festival also welcomes three incredibly unique guest productions; Song and Dance Men, Seeger: A Multimedia Solo Show and My Name is Gideon: I'm Probably Going to Die, Eventually as the festival returns for its third installment in the Kutz Theatre. (more...)

Touring Shows Announced at Chenango River TheatreTouring Shows Announced at Chenango River Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

In addition to the four shows in the main stage season at Chenango River Theatre, three eclectically different solo touring shows have been added to the schedule.  Each will play one night only as part of the One Night Stand Series.  (more...)

BWW Review: Stars Shine for Lyrical Tribute to Music and Legacy of Pete Seeger at Kennedy CenterBWW Review: Stars Shine for Lyrical Tribute to Music and Legacy of Pete Seeger at Kennedy Center
by Jeffrey Walker - Apr 18, 2017

For one night, folk music legend Pete Seeger's legacy in song was celebrated by a diverse array of musical talent. The Kennedy Center Concert Hall stage held a who's who including multiple Grammy winners, living legends and up-and-coming artists performing in tribute to the singer and activist Pete Seeger. Hosted by Larry Groce of National Public Radio's MOUNTAIN STAGE, the long and satisfying evening was officially entitled PETE SEEGER AND THE POWER OF SONG: TRIBUTE TO A FOLK LEGEND. No frills, no fuss, just great music performed with the same simplicity and power Seeger was known for during his own long career. (more...)

DeJohnette, Grenadier, Medeski, Scofield Release New Album 'Hudson'DeJohnette, Grenadier, Medeski, Scofield Release New Album 'Hudson'
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2017

New York's idyllic Hudson River Valley has been a rich source of inspiration for many millennia, from its rich sacred and artistic native American heritage, to the rise of the 19th century Hudson River School (more...)

Martin Scorsese Exhibition to Close This Month at MoMI with Special GuestsMartin Scorsese Exhibition to Close This Month at MoMI with Special Guests
by Movies News Desk - Apr 13, 2017

The exhibition, Martin Scorsese, devoted to the director's life, work, and passion for cinema, which opened on December 11, has attracted more than 50,000 visitors to the Museum's galleries and to the comprehensive retrospective of the director's work in its theaters. (more...)

Broadway's Carmen Cusack Among Lineup for 'POWER OF SONG' Pete Seeger Tribute at Kennedy CenterBroadway's Carmen Cusack Among Lineup for 'POWER OF SONG' Pete Seeger Tribute at Kennedy Center
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2017

The Kennedy Center now announces the addition of new artists in a one-night-only event that will celebrate the artistry and lasting influence of GRAMMY-winning American folk icon Pete Seeger. (more...)

Rubicon Theatre Company and Music2Life to Launch 'MUSIC FOR CHANGING TIMES' FestivalRubicon Theatre Company and Music2Life to Launch 'MUSIC FOR CHANGING TIMES' Festival
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2017

Rubicon Theatre Company, in association with Music2Life, presents a new weeklong series of events in Ventura, California, May 8 - 13, 2017, called MUSIC FOR CHANGING TIMES: LOOKING BACK/MOVING FORWARD. (more...)

VIDEO: First Look - Ken Burns Directs New Documentary THE VIETNAM WAR, Premiering on PBSVIDEO: First Look - Ken Burns Directs New Documentary THE VIETNAM WAR, Premiering on PBS
by TV News Desk - Apr 12, 2017

THE VIETNAM WAR, a new 10-part, 18-hour documentary film series directed by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick, will premiere September 17, 2017, on PBS stations nationwide. (more...)

HBO to Debut Earth Day Special SAVING MY TOMORROW: KIDS WHO LOVE THE EARTHHBO to Debut Earth Day Special SAVING MY TOMORROW: KIDS WHO LOVE THE EARTH
by TV News Desk - Apr 11, 2017

HBO and the American Museum of Natural History present SAVING MY TOMORROW: KIDS WHO LOVE THE EARTH, debuting on Earth Day, SATURDAY, APRIL 22 (7:00-7:30 p.m. ET/PT), on the HBO Family channel. (more...)

Jayme Stone's Folklife Out 4/7; Tour Dates AnnouncedJayme Stone's Folklife Out 4/7; Tour Dates Announced
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2017

Stone is the consummate collaborator, unearthing musical artifacts and magnetizing extraordinary artists to help rekindle these understudied sounds. He is a passionate educator and producer. (more...)

BWW Review: Powerful and Talented Musical Revue Will Make You ROARBWW Review: Powerful and Talented Musical Revue Will Make You ROAR
by Ilana Lifshitz - Mar 31, 2017

ROAR, standing for "Rock On American Resurrection," roared to life Thursday at its opening night at the Crown City Theatre Company in North Hollywood. In contrast to the intimate, quaint setting of a lobby no larger than my living room and a house whose maximum capacity has to be close to 100, ROAR made me (and probably the rest of the audience) feel like I was at a protest concert during the '60s (Act I) and '80s (Act II). (more...)

Legendary Jazz Greats Inspire Teen Musicians at NJPACLegendary Jazz Greats Inspire Teen Musicians at NJPAC
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2017

George Wein and James Moody, both legendary pioneers of jazz, are the inspirations for a pair of performance-driven programs created at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) to nurture the next generation of jazz talents. (more...)

Arlo Guthrie Returns to the Grand with His RUNNING DOWN THE ROAD TourArlo Guthrie Returns to the Grand with His RUNNING DOWN THE ROAD Tour
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2017

Following his sold-out Grand debut in 2015, Arlo Guthrie makes his triumphant return to The Grand 1894 Opera House, with the Shenandoah Band, on Saturday, May 13, 2017 at 8 pm. Tickets may be purchased at The Grand's Box Office, 2020 Postoffice Street, by calling 409.765.1894, 800.821.1894, or online at www.thegrand.com. (more...)

Theatricum Botanicum Announces 2017 Summer Season Outdoors in TopangaTheatricum Botanicum Announces 2017 Summer Season Outdoors in Topanga
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

Will Geer's Theatricum Botanicum rises up and speaks out with a summer line-up of socially conscious classic and contemporary plays, music and performance. The 2017 summer season at the company's unique outdoor setting in Topanga will offer five mainstage productions in rotating repertory as well as a host of satellite events, June through October. (more...)

Crown City Theatre to Stage ROAR This SpringCrown City Theatre to Stage ROAR This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2017

Crown City Theatre Company presents, ROAR, Rock on American Resurrection, directed by Antonia Bogdanovich and beginning performances March 24th for an opening on March 30th. (more...)

Jayme Stone's Folklife Out 4/7; Tour Dates AnnouncedJayme Stone's Folklife Out 4/7; Tour Dates Announced
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

Stone is the consummate collaborator, unearthing musical artifacts and magnetizing extraordinary artists to help rekindle these understudied sounds. He is a passionate educator and producer. (more...)

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