Emmylou Harris, McGarrigles to Celebrate Pete Seeger's 90th at Madison Square Garden Concert
Emmylou Harris and Kate and Anna McGarrigle will be among the dozens of artists gathering to celebrate the life and work of the legendary singer-songwriter Pete Seeger, in honor of his 90th birthday, at a special Madison Square Garden concert event, Sunday, May 3. All proceeds from the concert, hosted by Clearwater: Creating the Next Generation of Environmental Leaders, will go to the Hudson River Sloop Clearwater, the organization Seeger co-founded in 1966 to fight pollution on New York's longest river.
On stage in addition to Harris and the McGarrigle sisters will be the honoree himself, along with a diverse line-up of artists representing every genre of music, including Bruce Springsteen, Eddie Vedder, Joan Baez, Billy Bragg, Ani DiFranco, Steve Earle, Béla Fleck, Michael Franti, Arlo Guthrie, Ben Harper, Richie Havens, Kris Kristofferson, Ladysmith Black Mambazo, Taj Mahal, John Mellencamp, Tom Paxton, Dar Williams, and the Preservation Hall Jazz Band with Del McCoury.
For more information on the concert and ticket sales, visit seeger90.com. For information on the Hudson River Sloop Clearwater, visit clearwater.org.