Loading Events

Event Calendar

« All Events

  • This event has passed.

Pete Seeger Memorial Concert featuring John McCutcheon

May 28, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Pete Seeger Memorial Concert

$20 General Admission, $15 Members

 

 

Pete Seeger was one of the most influential American folk musicians. To commemorate the 100th anniversary of his birth, the State Botanical Garden of Georgia and Athens Folk Music and Dance Society are sponsoring a special extra 2019 Sunflower Concert. The renowned folk musician John McCutcheon will perform, featuring songs from “To Everyone in All the World,” his 2018 album of Pete Seeger songs. John has been called folk music’s Renaissance man: a master nstrumentalist, powerful singer-songwriter, storyteller, activist, and author.

Seeger himself says of McCutcheon, “(he) is not only one of the best musicians in the USA, but also a great
singer, songwriter, and song leader. And not just incidentally, he is committed to helping hard-working people everywhere to organize and push this world in a better direction.” Johnny Cash has called him “the most impressive instrumentalist I’ve ever heard.”

A light reception will be offered at intermission. Limited tickets available.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Garden.

Details

Date:
May 28
Time:
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Venue

Day Chapel
State Botanical Garden of Georgia Athens, 30605 United States + Google Map

Organizer

Friends of the State Botanical Garden of Georgia
Phone:
706-542-6138
Email:
lpbryant@uga.edu

Upcoming Events

Tue 12

November Full Moon Hike Beaver Moon

November 12, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Thu 14

Nature Ramblers

November 14, 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Thu 14

Garden Earth Explorers

November 14, 10:15 am - 11:00 am
Sat 16

Canning Pickles It’s Kind of a Big Dill

November 16, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Sat 16

Heritage Days Fall Festival

November 16, 10:00 am - 2:00 pm