Clearwater Festival Line-Up Set

June 15-16 in Croton-on-Hudson, New York

By Christopher Arnott

2:46 PM EDT, May 10, 2013


Another summer folk/jam festival to mark on the calendar: Clearwater’s Great Hudson River Revival, better known just as the Clearwater Festival. It’s happening June 15-16 at Croton Point Park, Croton-on-Hudson NY, just an hour or two’s drive from Connecticut.


This is the fest that Pete Seeger began 35 years ago to honor the Hudson River Valley area and raise awareness of environmental and community issues which may affect it.

The line-up, alphabetically:


David Bromberg

Judy Collins

Delhi 2 Dublin

Drive-By Truckers

Patterson Hood

Hot Tuna

Jason Isbell

Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings

Jorma Kaukonen & Steve Kimock

Kris Kristofferson

Red Baraat

Martha Redbone

Buffy Sainte-Marie

Joanne Shenandoah

Sierra Leone’s Refugee All Stars

Son Volt

Mavis Staples

Vieux Farka Touré

Keller Williams & The Travelin’ McCourys

Lorre Wyatt (Performing with Pete Seeger)


Most of these acts need no introduction. Of those which might, you may recognize Antibalas as the band which was featured in the Broadway musical Fela! (about Fela Kuti) and Red Baraat from playing on New Haven Green at the Arts & Ideas last year. Lots of info at clearwaterfestival.org