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Levon Helm, May 26, 1940 -- Apr 19, 2012
Five years gone
The music will live forever
- More information about the upcoming all-star benefit concert for the Autism Think Tank
in Glendale, CA, headlined by Garth and Sister Maud Hudson,
where The Band's first two albums will be played in their entirety:
"Wild Honey Foundation to salute The Band on March 25"
Tickets start at $25 and are available
- And here is the
poster for the March 25 The Band tribute/benefit gig with Garth and Maud (click to enlarge);
1992 TV beer commercial, with the legendary Levon Helm singing the praise of Bud Light :-)
- On March 25, Garth Hudson will join
Jackson Browne, Peter Case, Don Was, Steve Wynn, Victoria Williams, Syd Straw, Vicki Peterson and two dozen other mostly L.A.-based musicians in performing the first two critically acclaimed albums from The Band,
Music From Big Pink and The Band in their entirety, at the
Alex Theatre in Glendale, CA. Check out this
article from the Los Angeles Times for more information.
- 31 years ago today, we lost the great Richard Manuel :-(
- More photos found on Facebook added to the archives:
- We will of course contribute to the fundraiser for a Levon Helm memorial on his home turf in Arkansas. Check out
promo video (featuring Amy Helm, C.W. Gatlin and Anna Lee) to see why and how you can participate too.
Garth Hudson, one of two remaining original members of The Band, will be joining the 2017 Last Waltz 40 Tour for two special shows at The Palace Theatre in Albany, NY and MGM National Harbor in Washington, DC to celebrate the Band's 40th Anniversary of their historical farewell concert.
Hudson, the iconic multi-instrumentalist has been credited by his band members and brothers Robbie, Levon, Rick, and Richard for being the resident musical genius of The Band and helped create their unmistakable sound.
Details for the two engagements are below:
- Thursday, February 2 in Albany, New York at The Palace Theatre
- Saturday, February 4 in Oxon Hill (Washington, DC), Maryland at MGM National Harbor
Tickets can be purchased at: lastwaltz40tour.com.
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