Richie Havens

Richie Havens Memorial Celebration & Scattering of Ashes on 8/18

On Sunday, August 18th the ashes of music legend Richie Havens will be scattered across the field where the historic Woodstock Festival took place in 1969 - today the site of Bethel Woods Center for the Arts. This Day of Song and Remembrance Honoring Richie Havens is free and open to the public.

Memorial Event Celebrating the Life of Richie Havens, April 29

Memorial plans to celebrate the life of Richie Havens were announced today. This coming Monday, April 29 at City Winery New York the public is invited to gather in memory of the beloved folk icon.

A post by Richie’s family on Richie’s official Facebook page reads:

Richie Havens January 21, 1941 - April 22, 2013

Beloved folk icon Richie Havens died this morning in his home from a sudden heart attack. He was 72.

Richie Havens | The Higher Ground | 9/28/08

I hope that you and I have something in common. I hope, like me, you have a few events in your life, maybe a handful even, that are unique. Not unique because they only happened to you, like that time your Aunt Rosemary pinched your ass as you walked by her at Easter Brunch. You can save that unique event for your therapist.

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Richie Havens on Tour This Winter

It has been since 2004 that Grace of the Sun was released. Now, Richie Havens is at it again, making finishing touches on his 27th album.  Recorded last month at Sear Sound Recording in NYC, Nobody Left to Crown will be released in Europe this fall on Polydor Records. The U.S. release date and label imprint will be announced soon.  Special guests on Nobody Left to Crown include Derek Trucks and Harry Manx.