Clearwater’s Great Hudson River Revival Festival have announced the initial performers for June 2011. Next year’s Clearwater festival will take place on Saturday and Sunday, June 18 and 19 at Croton Point Park in Croton-on-Hudson, NY. Pete Seeger will be there of course, as well as artists like Justin Townes Earle, The Low Anthem, Janis Ian, The Klezmatics, Joe Purdy and John Sebastian. The festival will be titled “Clearwater Generations” and some of the favorites from the fest will be performing with their offspring. Read the full news below:
We’re calling this year’s festival “Clearwater Generations” and the closing set on both days will carry this title as well. “Generations” will feature Clearwater favorites and their offspring performing together on the same stage. These sets will feature Pete Seeger & Tao Seeger, Peter Yarrow & Bethany Yarrow, Bernice Johnson Reagon & Toshi Reagon, Tom Chapin & Jen Chapin (Tom’s niece and Harry Chapin’s daughter), Jay Ungar & Molly Mason, Mike & Ruthy, David Amram & Family, plus very special guests. We’ll be announcing other “Generations” artists soon. Each of these artists will be doing their own sets throughout the weekend as well.
We heard your feedback, Facebook Fans, so when available, we’re letting you know which dates our performers will be performing. Other artists we’re excited to announce are Martin Sexton (6/18), Jorma Kaukonen (6/19), John Sebastian (6/19), The Klezmatics (6/18), Janis Ian (6/18), The Low Anthem (6/18), Justin Townes Earle, Red Horse (Lucy Kaplansky, John Gorka and Eliza Gilkyson) (6/19), Joe Purdy (6/18), The Clayfoot Strutters (Contra Dance Band), Rad Baarat(6/18) and Toubab Krewe (6/18), and many others.