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From 7:30 to 9:30 pm on May 21, 2015, singers and songwriters who have had the honor of meeting and playing with Pete Seeger will pay tribute to his music.
The concert is free and open to the public, but the suggested tax-deductible donation of $10 will help NJPPN continue to bring factual, non-partisan speaker programs to the public free of charge.
Spook Handy is a nationally touring folk musician from New Jersey who had the pleasure of performing alongside Pete Seeger over 50 times at festivals and concerts learning many of his songs and the stories behind them. Now he on a three year "Remembering Pete Seeger" World Tour with a new CD - a tribute to Pete - due out this year. This show will be the last stop on Spook's 4th leg of the tour which also takes him to South Carolina, North Carolina, Kentucky, West Virginia, Maryland and Pennsylvania. Find out more at www.spookhandy.com.
Cynthia Summers, a North Jersey native, has been playing guitar since the age of 9. She grew up with a variety of musical styles, but has always been mesmerized by traditional songs. Her appearances at numerous folk festivals and performances have delighted audiences in the tri-state area.
Geoff Kauffman and his quartet, Forebitter, are known on the coffee house circuit in the US and Europe. Geoff sings songs of the sea, the heart, and the spirit. He first met Pete in 2003 and appeared with him on more than 50 occasions. Close to home, he sang on Pete’s sloop, Clearwater, on the Hudson.
Open seating is available, but limited.
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