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Pete's 100th Events

SCOTLAND

Edinburgh  Sat-Sun, May 4-5 - Pete Seeger 100th Birthday Singathon, Sat 2:30-12pm, Sun.11am-10pm. Smalll Hall, Bellfield, 16B Bellfield Street, Portabello. Led by Penny Stone. Facebook event

BRITISH COLUMBIA
 Comox  Friday March 1 - For Pete's Sake! - a Comox Valley tribute to Pete Seeger. Comox United Church.  Singing the songs of Pete Seeger with Doug Cox, Helen Austin, Judy & Bruce Wing, Kim June Johnson and Tony Turner.  Benefit supporting Project Watershed, Comox Valley United Church and Comox Valley Unitarian Fellowship  

Nanaimo  Fri, May 3 - For Pete's Sake! - a Nanaimo tribute to 100 years of Pete Seeger. Unitarian Fellowship. Singing Pete's songs with Mark Hellman, Sue Averill, Jim & Joe Spinelli, Penny Sidor and Tony Turner.  Benefit for Iranian refugee program of Trinity CARES - as well as the Syrian refugee program of Unitarian Fellowship. Visit Facebook event for more info.

Sechelt  Sun, May 19 - For Pete's Sake! The Odonata SongRise: Community Song Circle & St. John’s United Church, 5085 Davis Bay Rd, 3:30-5:30. We'll sing the songs of Pete Seeger to celebrate his 100th birthday.  As part of a contintent-wide action, supported by “riseupandsing.org”. Local song leaders and musicians will guide the singing, just like Pete taught us.

CALIFORNIA 

Berkeley  Fri, May 3 - For the Love of Pete: A Celebration of Pete Seeger's Birthday at Freight & Salvage - with Musical Director Tamm Hall, Emma's Revolution & others

Modesto  Jan. 15 - Concert celebrating Pete's 100th birthday and John McCutcheon's "To Everyone in All the World" CD of Seeger songs. Benefit for Modesto Peace/Life Center.

Soquel  Sat, May 11 - "Rise Up & Sing Out for Pete's Sake" - singing the Songs of Pete Seeger to celebrate his 100th birthday. Music sheets/booklets provided. 1-3pm at Mount Calvary Lutheran Church, 2402 Cabrillo College Drive. Hosted by Aileen Vance.

Palo Alto  Sun, May 5 - Pete's 100th, 2-4pm. At Unitarian Universalist Church, 505 E Charleston Rd. Casual singalong.  Bring your voices, instruments, and spirit! https://harmoniccircle.org/
 

COLORADO

Boulder  Thurs, May 2 - Live radio show in tribute to Pete's 100th on from 7-8pm (Mtn time) on KGNU on the Highway 322 show. Streaming from www.kgnu.org  

CONNECTICUT

Hartford  Saturday, May 4 - Pete's 100th Singalong Concert at Unitarian Society with Magpie, Charlie King, Sally Rogers, Annie Patterson & Peter Blood - sponsored by Meeting House Presents.

New Haven Friday, May 17 - Pete's 100th Singalong Concert 7pm at Unitarian Society of New Haven - with Emma's Revolution, Charlie King, Annie Patterson & Peter Blood. Benefit for Integrated Refugee & Immigrant Services.

New London Friday, Feb. 22 - For Pete's Sake: Pete Seeger Tribute Concert. All Souls Unitarian Church. Friday Folk Night / 6th annual Pete Seeger memorial concert. Benefit for Immigrant Bond Fund

Westport  Sat, May 11 - Pete's Music with Emma’s Revolution, 8pm Voices Café, at Unitarian Church.

Woodstock  Sat, March 30 - Pete Seeger Tribute Concert at 1st Congregational Church of Woodstock organized by Sally Rogers. Benefit for Community Kitchens.

FLORIDA

Sarasota  Mon, Jan. 28th - youtube video of 100th anniversary singalong, held at the Sarasota Sailing Squadron.

St Petersburg  Friday, May 3rd  A Tribute to Pete Seeger on His 100th Birthday, 7pm. Free concert by Urban Gypsies, One City Chorus & friends. Allendale United Methodist Church.

GEORGIA

Duluth  Sun, May 5th  Pete Seeger 100th Birthday Concert with John McCutcheon, 7:30pm. Red Clay Music Foundry, 3116 Main St.

MAINE

Portland Sunday, May 19 - Pete's 100th Singalong Concert  Emma's Revolution, Annie Patterson & Peter Blood. Benefit for Maine Poor Peoples Campaign.

MARYLAND

Silver Spring Sat, May 4 - Carry It On: A Celebration of Pete Seeger concert by DC Labor Chorus, 8pm. At the Tommy Douglas Conference Center (formerly the National Labor College), 10000 New Hampshire Ave. $25.  www.laborheritage.org

MASSACHUSETTS 

Ashfield  Saturday, March 2 - Ashfield Congregational Church (6th annual Seeger singalong concert) - various artists set list with links

Boston area

Chatham (Cape Cod)  Sunday May 5 - Unitarian Universalist Meeting House, 819 Main St., 10:30 am - Celebration of Pete's centenary. Includes an exhibit of Pete Seeger photos by John Economos & Maxine Smith, Pete's last official photographers. Info: Rev. Edmund Robinson 617-710-0508 edmuund@gmail.com https://www.uumh.net/

Pioneer Valley

MICHIGAN

Ann Arbor  Friday May 3 - 100th Birthday Party Feat with John McCutcheon. At the Ark.

East Lansing  Friday April 26 - 100th Birtday Party with Mark Dvorak & others. At the Ten Pound Fiddle.

NEW HAMPSHIRE

Concord Friday May 10 - Pete's 100th Singalong Concert, 7pm at Unitarian Church of Concord with Charlie King, Sally Rogers, Annie Patterson & Peter Blood. Benefit for NH American Friends Service Committee.

Hanover Friday, May 3 - Pete's 100th Singalong Concert, 7pm with Charlie King, Magpie, Annie Patterson & Peter Blood. Church of Christ at Dartmouth.

Milford Unitarian Universalist Congregation, 20 Elm Street

  • Sunday, May 5 - Celebrate the life & work of Pete Seeger, 10:30am with guest musician Amy Conley
  • Fri, May 10 - UU Pizza and Song Night celebrates Pete Seeger.  (by donation)  5:30-10:00 pm,   UU Church, 20 Elm St, Milford NH.

New JERSEY

East Brunswick  Sat June 1 - A Sing-along Celebration of Pete Seeger, 7pm. The Unitarian Society, 176 Tices Lane, featuring the Solidarity Singers of the New Jersey State Industrial Union Council  Facebook event

Teaneck  Pete's 100th Anniversary Weekend  details at Puffin Foundation website

  • Friday May 3 - Guy Davis concert
  • Sat May 4 - Noon: Pete & Toshi Commemoration
  • 2pm - Pete's Songs Family Concert followed by open stage
  • 8pm - Jaeger & Reid concert
  • Sunday May 5 - Jacob Lee Bernz & Friends concert

NEW YORK

Beacon  

  • Saturday May 4 - Concert, 8pm at the Howland Cultural Center 477 Main Street - with a number of musicians who are deep into the Seeger "songbook"
  • Art Show (beginning May 4 & running for the month) paintings & photos of Pete and his world incl. a series of paintings illustrating the verses of "Turn, Turn, Turn".  

Capital Region

Croton-on-Hudson  June 15-16  Great Hudson River Revival (Clearwater Festival) celebrates the 100th anniversary of Pete Seeger's birth and 50th anniversary of the founding of Clearwater. Performers will include Mavis Staples, Ani DiFranco, The Mammals, Tom Chapin, Tom Paxton...

Elmsford  Sun, May 19  - Walkabout Clearwater Chorus celebrating Pete at 100. Greenburgh Library

Essex  Whallonsburg Grange Hall, 1610 NYS Route 22. For more info contact: admin@thegrangehall.info or 518-963-7777

  • Tues, April 30 - Lyceum lecture: "Pete Seeger at 100: Music with a Message"
  • Sat, May 4 - 100th Birthday Celebration concert with Mike + Ruthy
  • Sat, May 18 - Music with a Message Children's Music Festival & Community Sing Out, featuring the Adirondack Children's Community Chorus & Dan Berggren

Hyde Park  Friday, June 14 at 8 p.m., a commemorative concert with Steve Suffet, Pat Lamanna, Scott Berwick, and Kevin & Carol Becker with Rich Keyes. It will be at the Hyde Park Methodist Church, 1 Church Street. Sponsored by Friends of Fiddlers Green Chapter of the Hudson Valley Folk Guild

Manhattan  Sat, May 4 at 8pm - Pete Seeger Centenniel Celebration. Piedmont Blüz, Bev Grant, Hudson Valley Sally, Lindsey Wilson, Mike Glick, Vincent Cross & others. Benefit for Peoples Voice Cafe. At Community Church of New York U.U., 40 East 35th St.

Putnam Valley   Sun, May 5, from 2-5 p.m. at Tompkins Corners Cultural Center, 729 Peekskill Hollow Road. Concert with Pat Lamanna, The Trouble Sisters (Karen Brooks, Laurie Siegel and Melissa Ortquist), and others.

Poughkeepsie   Sun, May 5, at 7 p.m. at the Bardavon, 35 Market Street, , the Vanaver Caravan will perform their dance concert, "Turn! Turn! Turn!" along with Happy Traum, Tom Chapin, Maria Muldaur and others TBA.  https://www.bardavon.org/show/turn-turn-turn/

Rochester  Fri, May 3  In the Spirit of Pete, 7:30pm with Joe Jencks & Maria Dunn. Sponsored by Golden Link Folk Singing Society.

Warwick  Sun, April 28 at 2pm - Pete Seeger Centennial Celebration Tom Chapin, opened by the Chapin Sisters. At Old School Baptist Meeting House

White Plains   Walkabout Clearwater Chorus and Coffeehouse  http://walkaboutchorus.org/music/coffeehouse.php

  • Sat, March 9  John McCutcheon 
  • Sat, April 13  Mustard's Retreat Trio 
  • Sat, May 11  om Paxton and the DonJuans 

OHIO

Kent  Sat, May 4 - Pete Seeger 100th Birthday, featuring John McCutcheon, 8pm. The Kent Stage, 175 E. Main St.

OREGON

Portland  Friday, May 3 - Pete Seeger Tribute & Singalong, Clinton Street Theater. Benefit for Columbia Riverkeepers

RHODE ISLAND

Cumberland  Sat, May 4 - Benefit Concert to support the Clearwater Fund, 7pm at Blackstone River Theatre 549 Broad St. in Cumberland.  $15. Will feature LOTS of singing along and other musical offerings from Seeger's collection with performances by Bob Drouin, Russell Gusetti, Mary Lee Partington, Ed Sweeney, Jimmy Warren and Joyce Katzberg. http://www.riverfolk.org/

Providence Sat, May 18 - Pete's 100th Singalong Concert, 7pm at Providence Friends Meetinghouse. Bill Harley, Charlie King, Annie Patterson & Peter Blood

VERMONT

Brattleboro Sun, May 12 -  Pete's 100th Singalong Concert, 7pm at All Souls Church. Peter Siegel (of Gaslight Tinkers), Emma's Revolution, Sally Rogers, Annie Patterson & Peter Blood

Middlebury  Sat, May 11 -  Pete's 100th Singalong Concert, 7pm at Middlebury United Methodist Church. With Charlie King, The RIX, Annie Patterson & Peter Blood

White River Junction  May 4 - Pete Seeger 100th Birthday with Gumbo, Grits & Gravy (Guy Davis, Anne Harris, and Marcella Simien), 8pm, Briggs Opera House. Benefit for Upper Valley Haven & Friends of Pete Seeger Foundation.

WASHINGTON

Seattle

  • Sat, May 4  Noon to 5pm, HOOTENANNY!: Pete Seeger Centennial Birthday Party. Green Lake Library, meeting room. Hosted by Rick Harlan, informal open mike style. Bring a song, request a song. Sing-along and “Sing Out!”, for Pete’s sake! More info/interaction: facebook event 
  • May 24-27 - Northwest Folklife Festival (throughout Seattle Center) this year will include a showcase of a dozen “Pete Seeger Centennial Celebration” events: a Hootenanny each day at 11am, Life of Pete multimedia show, Film: "Power of Song”. Also panel showcases each day on: peace/environment, labor/civil rights, children’s/trad., Finale "All through Life". The annual Pete Seeger Singalong, a Kids Sing-Along, and an all-day Pete Seeger Centennial Jam! room. Full schedule online by the end of April at www.nwfolklife.org 
 
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