Bela Fleck, Ani DiFranco, The Mavericks and Guster among Clearwater Festival acts

This year’s Clearwater Festival will include a diverse group of acts including Ani DiFranco, Guster, The Mavericks, and Bela Fleck with his wife Abigail Washburn.

Other acts include Niko Case, The Mavericks, Blind Boys of Alabama, Angélique Kidjo, Shelby Lynne, Bettye LaVette, The Pine Hill Project feat. Richard Shindell & Lucy Kaplansky, The Felice Brothers, The Lone Bellow, Todd Snider, Toshi Reagon & Big Lovely, Joseph Arthur, The Klezmatics and Tom Paxton, among others. More acts are expected to be announced.

Founded by folk legend Pete Seeger, the family-friendly Clearwater Festival, also known as Clearwater’s Great Hudson River Revival, is both a music and an environmental festival. Seeger started it as a fundraiser for an environmental organization he founded.


“Pete and (his wife, festival co-founder) Toshi both passed away a little over a year ago, but Pete’s legacy of harnessing the spirit of change through the power of song lives on at The Clearwater Festival,” reads a press release announcing the lineup.

The festival runs June 20-21 and will once again take place on the banks of the Hudson River, at Croton Point Park in Croton-On-Hudson.

Early bird tickets are on sale now through March 23 on the festival’s website. Kids 12 and under are free.

The full lineup can be found here.

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