April 28, 2009

Native performers at Seeger concert

Native musicians to play concert in New York City

Nakai, Mousaa and other Native artists will join Springsteen, Dave Matthews for Pete Seeger 90th birthday concertAmerican Indian artists R. Carlos Nakai and Victorio Roland Mousaa as well as Bruce Springsteen, Dave Matthews and more than 40 other award-winning artists are scheduled to perform May 3 at Madison Square Garden for Pete Seeger’s 90th birthday benefit concert.

The concert, officially dubbed “The Clearwater Concert: Creating the Next generation of Environmental Leaders” will also include performances by Eddie Vedder, Steve Earle, Joan Baez, John Mellencamp, Emmylou Harris, Arlo Guthrie, and Ben Harper. Other performances as part of the Native American Indian Cultural Alliance will include Tom Pacheco, Vernon Masayesva, Bill Miller, Joanne Shenandoah, Joseph Firecrow, David Amram, Tiokasin Ghosthorse and Margo Thunderbird.

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