FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Mel and Vinnie
Present: “Sing Out”
A Concert Tribute to Pete and Toshi Seeger and benefit for
the Beacon Sloop
Club restoration of the sloop Woody Guthrie
Sunday May 3rd, Rain or Shine 2PM-6PM
Scottish Rite Masonic Center and Gray
Mockingbird Community Garden
2000 N D Street Lake Worth Florida
Admission: $5 Cash at the door, children under 12 free!!
“Sing Out” is a family fun event for kids
of every age, including a concert and potluck supper
–bring a delicious covered dish (non-delicious dishes are
Other Activities include:
half hour video, “Broad Old
River : Pete Seeger and Friends, an Oral History of the
Hudson River Sloop Clearwater” will be shown with a Q&A session after with Andy Mele, former Executive
Director, Hudson River Sloop
** Tours of the Grey Mockingbird Community
Garden. If you haven’t visited this tranquil little
Lake Worth gem then this event is your opportunity!
**After the event from 6PM till they kick us out there will be a story and song circle in the garden for
everyone! Please bring instruments, drums,
whistles, kazoos and of course your beautiful voices lifted in song!
Pete & Toshi Seeger were married almost 70
years. He was an iconic singer-songwriter best known for his contributions to the American folk music revival and
his activism for social justice. He received three music Grammy Awards and a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award
among various other honors, during his lifetime. She was a potter, photographer, filmmaker, dancer, driving force
and organizing partner in a variety of projects with her husband.
“Sing Out” will include musical tributes to
Pete Seeger performed by area musicians including:
Allan Aunapu - was enlisted to rig and captain the Clearwater on its maiden voyage in 1969 from Maine to NY
Harbor, the start of a long friendship with Pete and Toshi Seeger. His songs and stories will captivate you.
Bob Lusk - A veteran of both the Irish and American folk circuit, Bob is an experienced balladeer. His powerful
baritone moves from rousing "pub song" favorites to tender love songs as he accompanies himself on guitar,
cittern, banjo, and concertina.
Fifi - Dorothea Killian was a backup singer to Bruce Springsteen in the 60s, a Hudson River Sloop Singer and
active with the NJ sloop club, Monmouth County Friends of Clearwater. She is best known as a mime and
Kat Mahoney – With a powerful voice and a unique style Kat has an abiding love for acoustic, folk and Americana
Katherine Archer – an exciting live performer, her remarkable voice, signature guitar, mandolin skills and
lucid songwriting create an intimate and powerful bond with her audience.
Marie Nofsinger - AKA the “OUTLAW SONGWRITER” is
an Award winning songwriter, national touring performer and recording artist, she will take you on a journey
into the soul of America
Mel and Vinnie - Maryellen Healy and Vincent Cerniglia are friends of the Seeger family, members of
the Hudson River Sloop
Singers, sailors of the
sloop Woody Guthrie and remain active in projects Pete started. They wrote the Lake Worth
anthem “It Feels Like Home to
Robert Killian – Robert sang his song "There'll Come A Day" on Tomorrow's Children, Pete
Seeger's Grammy award winning album with the Rivertown Kids. He founded the NJ Monmouth County Friends of
Clearwater and helped start the FL Aquarian Quest program.
Ron and Bari Litschauer – Founding members of “The Roadside Revue” band. Bari owns The Amp Shop & Music
Parlor, a music store she founded in 1994. Ron’s studio, Acoustic Music Productions, has been in business since
Tracy Sands - a traditional Irish singer and contemporary Irish vocalist, her beautiful vocals with both Irish
ballads and contemporary songs will warm your soul