Founded by Pete Seeger, The Clearwater Festival is the nation's oldest music and environmental festival.
Our amazing, global line-up features:
Pete Seeger & Lorre Wyatt, Kris Kristofferson, Mavis Staples, Hot Tuna & Steve Kimock, Son Volt, Judy Collins, Patterson Hood, David Bromberg Quintet, Toshi Reagon & Big Lovely, Keller Williams & The Travelin' McCourys, Jason Isbell, Buffy Sainte-Marie, The Lone Bellow, Joanne Shenandoah, Dan Zanes, Tom Chapin, David Amram, Guy Davis, Jill Sobule, Tift Merritt, The Last Bison and many more.
World Music artists include Antibalas (Afro-beat), Red Baraat (Bhagra Funk Dhol 'n' brass) Vieux Farka Touré, (Malian singer and guitarist), Delhi 2 Dublin (Bangra and Celtic Fusion), Sierra Leone's Refugee All Stars, and David Broza (Israeli singer-songwriter and activist).
On the Dance Stage, Zydeco and Cajun favorites include Terrance Simien and the Zydeco Experience, Jesse Lége and the Bayou Brew and from the first family of New Orleans music, Ivan Neville's Dumpstaphunk. You will also enjoy the super-psychedelic contra dance experience, Giant Robot Dance; Klezmer greats, The Klezmatics among other artists. Please visit our new website at ClearwaterFestival.org.
In addition to the 7 stages of music, there's also an expanded Artisanal Food & Farmer's Market, Juried Crafts Expo, Green Living Expo, Activist Area, Working Waterfront with rides on small boats and tall ships (including the sloop Clearwater and schooner Mystic Whaler), a children's area, Todd's Musical Petting Zoo, The Jam Tent, The Circle of Song, Story Grove and so much more!
We're happy to announce that we'll have a food drive on Saturday, June 15 for the Westchester Food Bank. Please bring non-perishable canned items to the festival and drop them off right before you enter the park.
All proceeds go directly to support Clearwater's environmental research, education and advocacy efforts to help preserve and protect the Hudson River and its tributaries, as well as communities in the Hudson River valley. For more information on the festival, and to purchase tickets, click here.