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Clearwater Festival Metro North Package Attendees Can Save the Environment and Time with Mass Transit Option to Travel to Great Hudson River Revival

  |   June 11, 2012  |  Comment

Clearwater and Metro North are offering a special package that includes a discounted Clearwater Festival pass and rail fare. Festival attendees can take the Hudson Line to Croton-Harmon Station, where they can board the free shuttle to Clearwater’s Great Hudson River Revival taking place June 16 and 17 at beautiful Croton Point Park.

The Clearwater Festival Getaways Package can be purchased from any Metro-North ticket office or full-service ticket vending machine (excluding Croton Harmon Station). Package price from stations varies. Visit the Metro North Getaways web page at http://www.mta.info/mnr/html/getaways/outbound_clearwater.htmfor more information and the package price from your boarding station.

Additional shuttle buses from Croton Harmon Station have been added this year, and Festival gates will open earlier this year at 9:00 AM on both days. For more information about the weekend, visit www.ClearwaterFestival.org.

About Clearwater’s Great Hudson River Revival: The Clearwater Festival, founded by Pete Seeger, is Clearwater’s annual music and environmental festival and fundraiser, and features a wide spectrum of world-renowned music artists performing on seven stages over Father’s Day weekend. The Festival offers family-fun activities, superb storytellers and entertainers, World Dance Tent, Green Living Expo, and Working Waterfront, complete with sails on tall ships and small boats including the historic sloop Clearwater and the schooner Mystic Whaler. Attendees can peruse the juried Crafts Fair, and the Artisanal Marketplace. The Circle of Song is open to audience participation, and this all takes place at beautiful Croton Point Park in Westchester County. The Clearwater Festival is wheelchair accessible and staffedby American Sign Language interpreters.

This year’s music line-up features performances by Ani DiFranco, Béla Fleck, Martin Sexton, Dawes, Punch Brothers featuring Chris Thile, Arlo Guthrie, Josh Ritter & The Royal CityBand, Preservation Hall Jazz Band, Joan Osborne & The Holmes Brothers, Deer Tick, Tinariwen, Balkan Beat Box, Peter Yarrow, Alejandro Escovedo, Raul Midón,Tom Paxton, Holly Near, Tim O’Brien, Aoife O’Donovan, Ollabelle, Toshi Reagon & Big Lovely, Guy Davis, Melissa Ferrick, Jill Sobule, Joe Purdy and many more.

Clearwater Members receive a20% discount off all advance ticket purchases. To join Clearwater or renew a membership, please visit the Clearwater website at www.clearwater.org/membership. All proceeds from the Festival support Clearwater’s environmental education, advocacy, and research to help preserve and protect the Hudson River and its tributaries, as well as the communities of the Hudson River Valley.

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