Pete Seeger’s 90th birthday party bash at Madison Square Garden

On May 3, 2009, Madison Square Garden in New York City will host a 90th birthday “singalong” party for Pete Seeger. According to an email I received, musical guests will include Pete Seeger, Bruce Springsteen, Dave Matthews, Eddie Vedder, John Mellencamp, Juanes, Ani DiFranco, Arlo Guthrie, Bela Fleck, Ben Bridwell,…

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Introducing the events calendar

Two year’s ago when my wife Judith was running for the New York State Assembly, I wrote a simple events calendar for her website to keep track of all the local meetings, parades, and county fairs where she would be appearing. At that time and since, I’ve thought about having…

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Open Blog Rerun: “Starting with the guitar, part 1: Basic considerations”

Since I’m traveling this week and not likely to post much, I’ve scheduled some entries like this to point to some of my personal favorite blog writings. Here’s today’s blog blast from the past. Title: “Starting with the guitar, part 1: Basic considerations” Date: January 25, 2006 Excerpt: Most people…

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