LIVE: Peggy & Pete Seeger @ the Eighth Step at Proctors, 5/12/13 (Take Two)

May 23rd, 2013, 4:00 pm by Greg
Pete Seeger and Peggy Seeger (photos by Rudy Lu courtesy of The Eighth Step)

Pete Seeger and Peggy Seeger (photos by Rudy Lu courtesy of The Eighth Step)

Review by Charlie Braverman
Photographs (from soundcheck) by Rudy Lu

It is still Pete’s season.

Saw Pete Seeger last weekend. So old, he has outlived his singing voice, which died a quiet death years ago… but was it from old age – or a vast right wing conspiracy, you decide.

Played to a packed house of doddering devotees, average age topping 72 years old. The concert, itself, was so long (over three hours) that seven audience members dropped dead of natural causes over the course of the evening. A concert that long mixed with an audience that old, you naturally expect some ‘spillage.’ “And the big fool said, push on…”

[NOTE: nobody died during the performance; that was hyperbole.]

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