The Clearwater Concert

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The Clearwater Concert was a concert that took place on May 3, 2009 at Madison Square Garden in New York City. The concert, a celebration of Pete Seeger's 90th birthday, raised funds for Hudson River Sloop Clearwater, Seeger's environmental advocacy organization.[1]

The concert was billed as The Clearwater Concert: Creating the Next Generation of Environmental Leaders. Ticket prices ranged from $19.19 (Seeger's birthyear) to $250, with the majority of seats at $90 to honor his 90th birthday. Each ticket also included a one-year membership to Clearwater for new members.[2]

Over 40 performers from various genres performed at the event.

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  1. ^ Preview Pete Seeger's 90th Birthday Celebration from Madison Square Garden July 1, 2009. Great Performances PBS. Aired July 30, 2009. Retrieved 2009-08-02.
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