peeps chillin' on the Hudson at Clearwater 2014 (more by Chris La Putt)
Clearwater

Croton, NY's annual two-day folk fest Clearwater Festival returns this year from June 20-21. The initial lineup has been announced, including Neko Case, The Felice Brothers, Guster, Ani DiFranco, Bela Fleck & Abigail Washburn, The Blind Boys of Alabama, The Lone Bellow, Los Lobos, Tom Paxton, Bettye LaVette, Joseph Arthur, The Felice Brothers, The Mavericks and more, plus still more TBA. Tickets are on sale now, and children 12 and under get in for free.

The festival was founded by Pete Seeger and he used to perform every year before sadly passing away last year. Last year's fest had a few tributes to him.

Full initial lineup below...

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Clearwater Festival -- 2015 Lineup (more TBA)
Guster
Neko Case
The Mavericks
Ani DiFranco
Béla Fleck & Abigail Washburn
The Blind Boys of Alabama
Angélique Kidjo
Los Lobos
The Lone Bellow
Shelby Lynne
Tom Paxton
Bettye LaVette
Joanne Shenandoah
The Felice Brothers
The Pine Hill Project feat. Richard Shindell & Lucy Kaplansky
Todd Snider
David Amram
Guy Davis
Tom Chapin
Toshi Reagon & Big Lovely
Joseph Arthur
Josh White, Jr.
Joel Rafael
C.J. Chenier and the Red Hot Louisiana Band
The Klezmatics
The Kennedys
Mike & Ruthy
Wild Asparagus
Orquesta SCC
Matuto
Dustbowl Revival
Kim & Reggie Harris
Arm-of-the-Sea Theater
The Rivertown Kids