NY music festival founded by Pete Seeger is returning

Associated Press
FILE- In this Sept. 21, 2013 file photo, Pete Seeger performs on stage during the Farm Aid 2013 concert at Saratoga Performing Arts Center in Saratoga Springs, N.Y.  Organizers say the New York music festival Clearwater's Great Hudson River Revival, founded by the late folk legend Pete Seeger, will return to the village of Croton -on-Hudson, New York, on June 17-18, 2017. (AP Photo/Hans Pennink, File)
FILE- In this Sept. 21, 2013 file photo, Pete Seeger performs on stage during the Farm Aid 2013 concert at Saratoga Performing Arts Center in Saratoga Springs, N.Y. Organizers say the New York music festival Clearwater's Great Hudson River Revival, founded by the late folk legend Pete Seeger, will return to the village of Croton -on-Hudson, New York, on June 17-18, 2017. (AP Photo/Hans Pennink, File)

BEACON, N.Y. (AP) — Organizers say a New York music festival founded by the late folk legend Pete Seeger will resume next year.

Clearwater's Great Hudson River Revival will return to the village of Croton (KROH'-tuhn)-on-Hudson, New York, on June 17-18, 2017.

The Beacon, New York, based environmental group Hudson River Sloop Clearwater canceled this year's festival because of financial issues.

Seeger and his wife, Toshi (TOH'-shee), started the Clearwater festival in 1978.

The proceeds help support a floating classroom the group launched in 1969. The sloop is a 106-foot replica of the vessels that sailed the Hudson River in the 18th and 19th centuries. It's recently undergone a restoration.

Festival updates will be posted on Facebook .