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StateImpact: Pete Seeger to Play Milford Musicfest Against Fracking


By CR - Posted on 18 April 2013

APR 18, 2013 - Longtime musical-activist Pete Seeger has been announced as one of the over 200 performers playing at the Milford Musicfest, a music event that centers around music, activism and progressive policies such as sustainable energy and opposition to fracking and the Keystone XL Pipeline. Milford resident and anti-fracking activist Jolie Defeis, who has been working hard to fight the upgrade to the Tennessee Gas Pipeline, met with Pete Seeger and said the meeting went "wonderful" and added, “We wanted something positive to come from the community effort we put forth during the past year, and we know that education is the key to empowerment and change.” Read more on StateImpact.NPR.org.  (photo credit: Anthony Pepitone/CC)