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Inspired by Pete Seeger’s desire to clean up the river over forty years ago, the Great Hudson River Revival initially helped raise the funds to build the sloop Clearwater, which has since become a world-renowned floating classroom and a symbol of effective grassroots action. Today, Hudson River Sloop Clearwater is a non-profit organization that sails at the forefront of the nation’s environmental challenges. The revenue raised by the Revival goes to support Clearwater’s numerous educational programs and its work toward environmental and social justice—as well as keeping the sloop Clearwater afloat.

Pete Seeger & the Power of Song gets us underway on Saturday, June 19 on the Rainbow Stage. Also featured on this stage throughout the weekend are famed singer-songwriters Steve Earle and Shawn Colvin, contemporary music star Joan Osborne; Westchester County native David Bromberg and his quartet, Keller Williams, “newgrass” sensation Railroad Earth, Donna the Buffalo, Toshi Reagon, The Felice Brothers, sacred steel guitar family band The Lee Boys, and Hazmat Modine, a global blues band based in NYC. (more…)

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MerleFest 2010, presented by Lowe’s and slated for April 29 -May 2, is proud to announce the line up for the event’s 23rd year.  The following artists will join host Doc Watson on the campus of Wilkes Community College for a celebration of “traditional-plus” music­a term Doc coined to describe the unique mix of traditional, roots-oriented sounds of the Appalachian region, including bluegrass and old-time music, and expanded to include Americana, country, “plus whatever other styles we were in the mood to play.” (more…)

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The festival will offer 3 days of intimate bluegrass, a band competition, interactive children’s programs, a craft fair featuring regional and international artisans, and an eclectic food court along with the chance to simply relax and camp with good friends in a festive environment.


Three days of bluegrass with The Del McCoury Band * Old Crow Medicine Show * Leftover Salmon * Sam Bush * Railroad Earth * Dark Star Orchestra * Peter Rowan and The Free Mexican Air Force * J.D. Crowe and The New South * Tim OBrien * Ollabelle * The Infamous Stringdusters * Steep Canyon Rangers * The Lee Boys * Joe Craven * Cornmeal * Crooked Still * Great American Taxi * Dan Paisley & The Southern Grass * Ronnie Bowman and the Committee * Davisson Brothers Band * Vinegar Creek Constituency

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Bluebonnets, bluegrass, barbeque and a whole lot more at 22nd Annual Old Settler’s Music Festival in Driftwood, Texas (a stone’s throw from Austin).

OSMF is Central Texas’ signature music event featuring Grammy winning Americana music, arts & crafts, camping, food concessions & libations. Enjoy acoustic jazz & blues, bluegrass, jamgrass, old-time local favorites, performance workshops, a youth competition & award-winning artists from around the world.

Thursday-Sunday, April 16-19, 2009

Salt Lick BBQ & Camp Ben McCulloch

Driftwood, Texas (just outside Austin)

The BoDeans, The Travelin’ McCourys, Fred Eaglesmith, The Greencards, Ray Wylie Hubbard, Hayes Carll, BeauSoleil, The Gourds, Dave Alvin & the Guilty Women, The Gibson Brothers, Sarah Jarosz, The Belleville Outfit, Blackie and the Rodeo Kings, Blue Highway, The Lee Boys, Great American Taxi, Lone Star Swing with Stretch Dawson, One-Eyed Mule, Spring Creek Bluegrass Band, Stonehoney, The Fire Ants, The Lovell Sisters

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DONNA THE BUFFALO returns for another passionately requested encore, joined by multi-cultural ensemble PANJEA with Chris Berry & Michael Kang (String Cheese Incident), as well as the acoustic sounds of EMMITT-NERSHI BAND (with members of Leftover Salmon and String Cheese Incident) and PETE FRANCIS (of Dispatch) featuring BAREFOOT TRUTH (selected to perform at the Obama official pre-debate Rally on October 15th 2008).


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