Five-Day Seeger Fest Steps Off July 17th, Includes Livestreaming 7/20

[guest post by Amber Black, RFC Communications Director]

The five-day, multi-city Seeger Fest, honoring Pete and Toshi Seeger and created by their grandson Kitama Cahill-Jackson, with help from Gina Belafonte (daughter of Harry), runs July 17th-21st in sites around NY state and across several boroughs of New York City. The line-up of more than 200 folk, hip hop, punk and indie rock artists is incredible, and ranges from high profile performers to emerging artists. Programming includes concerts, film, photos, dancing, rowing and more.  All events are free and most are outside.  Details are at

Seeger Fest Photo Essay

From July 17th-21st, 2014, thousands of people came together at locations around New York City and NY state to take part in Seeger Fest (, a celebration of the lives, work, activism and music of original RFC Advisory Board members, Pete and Toshi Seeger.  The RFC was proud to be one of this remarkable and historic event’s sponsors, and members of our staff and board of directors were thrilled to attend many of the festival’s programs – photos of some of which are below.

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Activist Artists Join the RFC's Advisory Board

As we gear up for our 25th anniversary celebration of Artists as Activists on October 17th, I am thrilled to announce two exciting additions to the Rosenberg Fund for Children’s Advisory Board who embody the intersection of art and activism (a full list of members is available here).