Bruce Springsteen, Eddie Vedder for Pete Seeger birthday gig

Tom Morrello, Billy Bragg will also perform

Bruce Springsteen, Eddie Vedder, Tom Morrello and Billy Bragg are among the acts announced to perform at Pete Seeger’s 90th birthday gig in May.

Ben Harper, Steve Earle and many more will also play at the event which will take place on May 3 at Madison Square Garden in New York.

The event is to benefit the Hudson River Sloop Clearwater , a non-profit organisation created to defend and restore the Hudson River.

Seeger was born in 1919, and tickets for the show will be available for $19.19, going up to $250. They go on sale March 30 at 9am on Ticketmaster.

The list of acts playing is as follows:

Pete Seeger
Richie Havens
Bruce Springsteen
Steve Earle
Dave Matthews
Taj Mahal
Eddie Vedder
Tom Morello
John Mellencamp
Warren Haynes
Abigail Washburn & the Sparrow Quartet
Ani DiFranco
Bernice Johnson Reagon
Arlo Guthrie
Dar Williams
Bela Fleck
Guy Davis
Ben Bridwell (Band of Horses)
Jay Ungar & Molly Mason
Ben Harper
Kate & Anna McGarrigle
Billy Bragg
Larry Long
Billy Nershi (String Cheese Incident)
Mike & Ruthy Merenda
Bruce Cockburn
Native American Indian Cultural Alliance
Emmylou Harris
NYC Labor Chorus
Joan Baez
Scarlet Moore
Keller Williams
Silvio Rodriguez
Kris Kristofferson
Tao Rodriguez-Seeger
Ladysmith Black Mambazo
Tom Chapin
Michael Franti
Tom Paxton
Patterson Hood (Drive-By Truckers)
Tommy Sands
Preservation Hall Jazz Band with Del McCoury
Tony Trischka
Ramblin’ Jack Elliott
Toshi Reagon

–By our New York staff.
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