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    Levon Helm Studios To Host ‘The Last Waltz’ 40th Anniversary Celebration

    2016 marks the 40th anniversary of The Band‘s legendary guest-filled final show, dubbed The Last Waltz, at San Francisco’s Winterland Ballroom. The performance was immortalized by a Martin Scorsese-directed documentary of the same name, which many point to as one of the greatest concert films of all time.  Today, late Band drummer/singer Levon Helm‘s longtime group the Midnight Ramble Band has […]

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  • Category: Features

    Celebrating Levon Helm’s Birthday With Classic Footage Of The Band’s ‘The Last Waltz’

    One of the most iconic vocalists to ever grace the stage, Levon Helm was a driving force behind some of The Band’s greatest music. On what would have been Helm’s 76th birthday, we wanted to take a moment and celebrate the great drummer’s life. Helm was inspired by bluegrass legend Bill Monroe to become a musician at the age of […]

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    Watch Amy Helm Front Tedeschi Trucks Band For Powerful ‘Angel Of Montgomery’

    Last weekend, Tedeschi Trucks Band played two powerful shows at the University of Buffalo Center For The Arts, bringing a wide selection of classic hits, covers, and new songs from their 2016 album Let Me Get By. The band is on an undeniable hot streak, as the 12-piece has found an unstoppable musical chemistry like never before. It’s truly […]

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    Amy Helm Announces 76th Birthday Celebration For Her Father Levon

    A very special Midnight Ramble has been announced by Amy Helm, in honor of her late father Levon Helm‘s 76th birthday. Set to take place at Levon Helm Studios (aka “The Barn“) in Woodstock, NY on Friday, May 27th, this celebration of the former The Band drummer will feature long-time friend Jimmy Vivino (Conan O’Brien’s […]

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    Gov’t Mule Pays Tribute To Levon Helm With Cover Of The Band In Savannah [Updated With Video]

    Update: Thanks to Jon’s Music Channel 2, we have footage of “Up On Cripple Creek.” Enjoy! Gov’t Mule continue their rockin’ spring tour, powering up an excited Trustee’s Theater in Savannah, GA last night. Yesterday also marked the fourth anniversary of Levon Helm’s passing, creating quite the emotional performance. The Band’s music has had a […]

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  • Category: Features

    Remembering Levon Helm On The Anniversary Of His Unfortunate Death

    Four years ago today, the world lost a great one, as beloved drummer Levon Helm lost a lengthy battle with cancer on April 19th, 2012. One of the most iconic vocalists to ever grace the stage, Helm was a driving force behind some of The Band’s greatest music. Helm was inspired by bluegrass legend Bill […]

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    Watch Amy Helm And Luther Dickinson Cover ‘Atlantic City’ For Levon

    Things got emotional at the Concord Music Hall in Chicago, IL earlier this week, when Amy Helm brought out guitar wizard Luther Dickinson during her band’s opening set performance. Helm, the daughter of famed drummer Levon Helm, has been opening up select shows for supergroup The Word, and The Word/North Mississippi All-Stars guitarist Luther Dickinson […]

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    In-Depth With Tara Nevins, Multi-Instrumental Co-Founder Of Donna The Buffalo

    Tara Nevins, multi-instrumentalist co-founder of Donna the Buffalo, took time out of her busy schedule to talk to our own Rex Thomson about her 25 year plus career with DtB, their upcoming participation in one of the legendary “Rambles” held in the late Levon Helm’s (The Band) famous barn, joining forces with Ben & Jerry’s […]

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    Upstate NY May Rename Bridge After Levon Helm

    Levon Helm, the iconic drummer of The Band, frequented the farmland of upstate NY throughout his life. As Helm passed away in 2012, it’s no surprise that one county executive is pushing to rename a bridge in Hurley, NY as “The Levon Helm Bridge.” According to County Executive Michael Hein, “This particular area, the farmland […]

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  • Category: Features

    Like Levon, Please Come Back Home

    With the endless plethora of articles, remembrances, concert showings and demonstrations of love in the days since the loss of Levon Helm, the question one must ask is: why? Still playing music as hard as ever at 71, Mr. Helm was not a fallen icon on the plane of a Garcia; he wasn’t universally known […]

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