This is the same day as the “Dark Was The Night” show, that’s a lot of firepower in NYC at one time.
The Clearwater Concert: Creating the Next Generation of Environmental Leaders, a star-studded, one night only benefit concert event celebrating Pete Seeger’s 90th Birthday, will be held on Sunday, May 3 at Madison Square Garden.
The concert will feature over 40 artists representing a wide variety of musical genres and generations, including Joan Baez, Ben Harper, Ani DiFranco, Dave Matthews, Michael Franti, Emmylou Harris, Juanes, John Mellencamp, Bruce Springsteen, Tao Rodriguez-Seeger, Taj Mahal, Eddie Vedder, and Keller Williams.*
American Express cardmembers have access to a limited number of advance tickets Monday, March 23 at 9AM – Sunday, March 29 at 9PM, before they go on sale to the general public on Monday, March 30 at 9AM.
Click here to purchase your tickets.
Full artist lineup after the jump.
Pete Seeger’s 90th Birthday Party at MSG: May 3, 2009
Tom Morello (Rage Against the Machine)
Abigail Washburn & the Sparrow Quartet
Bernice Johnson Reagon
Ben Bridwell (Band of Horses)
Jay Ungar & Molly Mason
Kate & Anna McGarrigle
Billy Nershi (String Cheese Incident)
Mike & Ruthy Merenda
Native American Indian Cultural Alliance
NYC Labor Chorus
Scarlett Lee Moore
Ladysmith Black Mambazo
Patterson Hood (Drive-By Truckers)
Preservation Hall Jazz Band with Del McCoury
Ramblin’ Jack Elliott
*artist lineup subject to change