Kids in the Garden

 
Sing Out Tribute to Pete and Toshi Seeger
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 33460
 
Contact: Maryellen Healy (Mel) 845-399-4630 spittoonstudios@gmail.com
 
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 discouraged).
Other Activities include:
**  A 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 Clearwater
 
** 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 puppeteer.
·        Kat Mahoney – With a powerful voice and a unique style Kat has an abiding love for acoustic, folk and Americana music.
·        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 Me”
·        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 1987.
·        Tracy Sands - a traditional Irish singer and contemporary Irish vocalist, her beautiful vocals with both Irish ballads and contemporary songs will warm your soul
 
 Contact: Maryellen Healy (Mel) 845-399-4630 spittoonstudios@gmail.com