Clearwater to host benefit concert
The Hudson River Sloop Clearwater will host “For Pete’s Sake! A Concert for Clearwater” at 7 p.m. on Saturday, June 18, at the Tarrytown Music Hall to raise funds for the restoration of its namesake. It will take place on the weekend that the organization usually holds its Great Hudson River Revival, which is on hiatus this year.
The concert will feature Tom Paxton, Kate Pierson of the B-52s, Tom Rush, Holly Near, Willie Nile, Lucy Kaplansky, Peter Yarrow, Tom Chapin, Livingston Taylor, David Amram, Josh White, Jr. and the Kennedys.
Tickets are available at clearwater.org/events/forpetessake or by calling 877-840-0457. Prices range from $58 to $250.
The sloop Clearwater, launched in 1969 by Pete Seeger and friends, is undergoing an $850,000 restoration of its hull at the Hudson River Maritime Museum in Kingston. Tarrytown Music Hall is located at 13 Main St. in Tarrytown, a short walk from the Metro-North station.