50th anniversary of Seeger-Guthrie book
To mark the 50th anniversary of the publication of Pete Seeger and Woody Guthrie’s book on American folk songs of the Depression and labor movement of the 1930s, Hard Hitting Songs for Hard-Hit People, the Towne Crier Café in Beacon will host a benefit concert at 7 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 3, for the Beacon Food Pantry and the American Center for Folk Music.
The performers will include John Cohen of the New Lost City Ramblers, Happy Traum, Guthrie’s Ghost (Hope Machine, Amy Fradon, Jacob Bernz and David Bernz), and The Rix (Rick Nestler and Rick Palieri). See townecrier.com.Did you find this article useful or informative? Please consider a donation to support our work. Even $5 a month, charged automatically to your credit card, would be terrific. We are able to provide this website and our weekly print paper free to the community -- and pay our writers, photographers and editors for their hard work -- because of the generosity of readers like you.