It’s mid-April and we’re only two months away from the Clearwater Festival on June 16 & 17! The “Pre-Advance” period for purchasing tickets ends on May 3, so make your purchase today and save money! Tickets and info can be found at www.ClearwaterFestival.org.
We’re excited to announce that we’ve just confirmed Josh Ritter & The Royal City Band for Saturday, June 16th!
Here’s a preview of the lineup for this year’s festival. For a complete list of performers and performance dates, please click here.
Saturday, June 16:
Bela Fleck, Arlo Guthrie & The Guthrie Family (celebrating Woody Guthrie’s 100th birthday), Preservation Hall Jazz Band (celebrating their 50th anniversary), Joan Osborne & The Holmes Brothers, Punch Brothers featuring Chris Thile, Tom Paxton, Tinariwen, Donna The Buffalo, Aoife O’Donovan, Raul Midon, Tim O’Brien, Tom Chapin, Tao Seeger Brass Band, Joanne Shenandoah, Guy Davis Band, Melissa Ferrick, David Amram, Jay Unger & Molly Mason, Jesse Lege & Bayou Brew, Forro In The Dark, … and many more.
Sunday, June 17:
Ani DiFranco, Martin Sexton, Dawes, Deer Tick, Peter Yarrow & The Walkabout Clearwater Chorus (celebrating their 25th anniversary), The Klezmatics, Toshi Reagon & Big Lovely, Balkan Beat Box, Holly Near, Ollabelle, Jill Sobule, David Wax Museum, Steve Riley & The Mamou Playboys, Cedric Watson & Bijou Creole, Jose Conde Y Ola Fresca, Brave Combo, Sara Watkins, Joe Purdy, Bhi Bhiman, Dala, Sharon Katz & The Peace Train, … and many more
Clearwater Members receive a 20% discount off of all advance ticket purchases. If you’re not a member and would like to join or renew your membership, please do so by clicking here. Don’t forget that kids under 12 get in for free!
Tickets for sails on the sloop Clearwater and schooner Mystic Whaler are available by clicking here. These sell out quickly, so make sure to book your sail soon.
The Festival’s success is dependent upon the 1,000 volunteers who help to put on all that you see and hear during the weekend. With over 45 committees to choose from, including Site Crew, Peacekeeping, Working Waterfront, Environmental Action and many others, there are many ways for you to get involved. If you are interested in volunteering this year, please click here.
We’re excited to announce our Festival Friday Gala on June 15th. To thank our $500 & $1000+ Patron Fish donors, we invite you to join us for a waterside reception with intimate performances by Peter Yarrow, Tom Chapin, Lucy Kaplansky, David Amram, Guy Davis, and others to be announced soon. The evening finishes off with a sail on the sloop Clearwater or the schooner Mystic Whaler. To make your reservations or for more information, please click here.
All proceeds from the Festival directly support Clearwater’s environmental education, advocacy and research to help preserve and protect the Hudson River and its tributaries, as well as the communities of the Hudson River Valley.