Performances benefit sloop restoration
The second of Clearwater’s continuing concert series to raise money for the restoration of the sloop Clearwater is scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 27, at 299 Washington Street in Newburgh. The evening will include performances by Corey Glover, Decora, Michael Monasterial, Terri Gittens and Gregory Charlemagne, with master of ceremonies Poet Gold. The music begins at 5:30 p.m.
Tickets are $30 or $40 and available online at clearwater.org. VIP tickets are $150 and include a private reception and performance on Friday, Feb. 26, at The Wherehouse, 119 Liberty St., in Newburgh. Catered food will be served with a cash bar serving beer and wine.
Clearwater’s next concert will take place on March 20 at the Linda Norris Auditorium in Albany with performances by American folk musicians Jay Ungar and Molly Mason Unger.
Clearwater has raised about $650,000 of its $850,000 goal for a hull restoration underway in Kingston. During the sailing season, Clearwater offers educational programs in which students come aboard to learn about the Hudson River’s ecology, history and navigation.