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Clearwater's Great Hudson River Revival




About Clearwater Festival

A Music & Environmental Festival On the Shores of the Hudson River

Croton Point Park Croton-on-Hudson, Westchester County, New York

The Clearwater Festival, also known as Clearwater’s Great Hudson River Revival, is the country’s largest annual environmental celebration. 

The well-respected event is held at Croton Point Park in Croton-on-Hudson, New York.  Croton-on-Hudson is about 38 miles north of Manhattan.

The festival takes place in June.  It celebrates the Hudson River and benefits the Hudson River Sloop Clearwater, Inc. 

The nonprofit aims to preserve and protect the Hudson River.

The nonprofit, and the festival, were created in 1966 by Toshi and Pete Seeger—the famous folk singer and activist.

The two-day event has raised millions of dollars and helped tens of thousands of adults experience the Hudson River. 

The event is renowned for its sustainability and sensitivity to those with disabilities and hearing impairments.

Besides live music on seven stages, the festival offers several attractions: Artisanal Food & Farm Market, Juried Handcrafters’ Village, Green Living Expo, The Circle of Song, and a working waterfront.

There’s also a Jam Tent.  Attendees are encouraged to bring their voice, or their acoustic instrument, and join an informal jam session.

For children, there’s face painting, net seining, river beach combing, jugglers, clowns, and a family stage.

One of the goals of the festival is to get people on the Hudson.  To that end, attendees can ride a plethora of water crafts including the Sloop Clearwater and the Schooner Mystic Whaler. 

Both vessels offer deck tours and multi-hour sails during the festival.

Funds raised by the early festivals built the Sloop Clearwater.  The boat is a floating classroom and a testament to what people can accomplished with passion and hard work.

Back in the 1960s, the Hudson River was dead.  Its ecological system destroyed by centuries of pollution and industrial waste.

Pete Seeger was fed up with the lifeless river and decided to build a boat.  He hoped the Sloop Clearwater would serve as a beacon of hope and a call to action to save the waterway. 

In the beginning, Seeger held small benefit concerts where he “literally” passed around his banjo to collect attendees’ donations.

The festival has been held on the Hudson River at Croton Point Park since 1978.  It was forced to move inland for a decade due to pollution. 

 

The 2018 Clearwater Lineup

Jeff Tweedy
The Mavericks
Ani DiFranco
Rhiannon Giddens
Hot Rize
Dave Alvin & Jimmie Dale Gilmore
Tom Paxton & The Don Juans
Willie Nile Band
Choir! Choir! Choir!
Margaret Glaspy
Mipso
Making Movies
Jalen N’Gonda
River Whyless
David Amram
Tom Chapin
Josh White, Jr.
Terrance Simien & The Zydeco Experience
Batsayda Machado
Jay Ungar & Molly Mason
The Mammals (Feat Mike & Ruthy)
Joanne Shenandoah
Funkinships
Ramy Essam
The Nields
Karim Nagi “Turbo Tabla”
Yale Deckelbaum & Prayer of the Mother’s Ensemble
Langhorne Slim
Beth Orton
Parker Milsap
The War and Treaty
Beausoleil avec Michael Doucet
Vanaver Caravan
CJ Chenier & The Red Hot Louisiana Band

 

 
Aztec Two Step at the Clearwater Festival 2007 on 6-16-07 photo by Anthony Pepitone.
Rex Fowler at left and Neal Shulman on the right.
[CC BY-SA 3.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

 

Notable Past Performers

Billy Bragg
David Bromberg
Ani DiFranco,
Justin Townes Earle
Steve Earle
Dizzy Gillespie
Arlo Guthrie
Indigo Girls
Beth Orton
Joan Osborne
Michelle Shocked
Jeff Tweedy
Suzanne Vega
Buckwheat Zydeco



Clearwater Festival's 2018 Concert

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Croton Point Park's Croton On Hudson Address

1a Croton Point Avenue
Croton On Hudson, NY 10520

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