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Pete Seeger to be remembered at five-day festival

Apr 30, 2014 | 7:54pm EDT

Late folk legend Pete Seeger is to be honoured with a free five-day festival in New York this summer (Jul14). The Seeger Fest, which will run from 17-21 July (14), will celebrate the lives of the singer/songwriter and his late wife, Toshi, according to the couple's grandson Kitama Cahill-Jackson. The event will include a memorial service at the Bardavon Opera House in Poughkeepsie and concerts throughout the state, featuring the Chapin Sisters and Steve Earle. Seeger passed away in January (14), aged 94.

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