The Life and Songs of Folk Music Icon Pete Seeger

Date(s) - Saturday 05/04/2019
7:00 pm

The Sanctuary for Independent Media

Musicians Richie Stearns and Rosie Newton join Jesse Jarnow, author of “Wasn’t That a Time: The Weavers, the Blacklist, and the Battle for the American Soul,” in a celebration of Pete Seeger’s 100th birthday.

Jesse Jarnow is the author of Heads: A Biography of Psychedelic America and Big Day Coming: Yo La Tengo and the Rise of Indie Rock. His writing on music, technology, and culture has appeared via Pitchfork,, Rolling Stone, the New York Times, and elsewhere, and he is a contributing editor at Relix. He lives in Brooklyn, New York; hosts The Frow Show on the independent Jersey City radio station WFMU; and tweets via @bourgwick.

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Check out the official video for “Waterbound” by  Richie & Rosie below, and find more information about them at:  

Co-sponsored by The Egg Performing Arts Center.