LINCROFT: A NEW DOCK FOR CLEARWATER

Seeger-KillianClearwater Festival founder Bob Killian, seen here with folk legend Pete Seeger, makes two anniversary appearances this weekend. (Photo by Mike Berry)

Updated from previous post on redbankgreen‘s All Good page.

It began back in the mid-1970s as a free festival of music, food and environmental awareness at Sandy Hook.

Inspired by the work of the iconic folk singer and pioneer activist Pete Seeger and his Hudson River excursions with the sloop Clearwater — and founded by Bob Killian, a Shore-based singer and songwriter best known for his hyperlocal anthem “I Like The Jersey Shore” — the all-volunteer Clearwater Festival has soldiered on through the years in several locations, most recently at Long Branch’s Pier Village.

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RED BANK: COOL JAZZ FOR A COOL FEW

nick clemons 7 090513nick clemons 1 090513Turnout was light  for a show by the Nick Clemons Band – seen above from the concesssion stand – for the season-ending Jazz in the Park show at Red Bank’s Riverside Gardens Park Thursday night.

Friday night should be clear and cool, according to Weather Underground. (Click to enlarge)

NICK CLEMONS & BANDITS TAKE DOWNTOWN

The Downtown in Red Bank was bumping and grinding Wednesday night as the Nick Clemons Band, led by the son of late E-Street Band saxman Clarence Clemons shared the stage and runway with the Daisy Dukes-wearing Bar-top Bandits.

Photographer Peter Lindner was there for redbankgreen.

(P.S. There’s a bit of a discussion underway on our Facebook page on whether events and pix like these are part of a societal ill that needs addressing. Pop on over if you’d like to weigh in.)