PEGGY SEEGER in Concert 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 13th
by Mike Corbin
At the Vancouver Unitarian Church
949 West 49th Ave. at Oak St .
Tickets $15 for members; $18 for non-members
Peggy Seeger has enjoyed a long career as a singer, songwriter, and composer on both sides of the ocean and plays guitar, autoharp, banjo, keyboards, and concertina. Half-sister to Pete Seeger and partner of the late Ewan MacColl, she was born into a musical family of ethnomusicologists and composers. With Ewan, she was part of the early folk revival in England , collecting, recording, performing and joining with other singers to promote traditional folk music. The Ballad of Springhill is one of her best-known songs.
“I have a reputation for being an activist, a progressive, an advocate, a mover-and-shaker, a leftwinger, a feminist, a singer of songs which try to move humanity on a little down the road towards that time when our descendants will look back upon us as Neanderthals, dinosaurs, blind hopefuls groping our way towards the future.” Peggy Seeger
See www.peggyseeger.comfor more background and music samples.
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Steveston Folk Guild
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