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Thursday | Something Else! Reviews

Across the Great Divide: The Band, "Don't Do It"...

A Motown song given this distinctive half-time feel by Levon Helm, the Band's "Don't Do It" shared little - not even a title, really - with Marvin Gaye's ancestral original.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock

Thursday | Wall St. Cheat Sheet

Bob Dylan's Secret Stash: Rock's Biggest Bootleg Is Being Released

Bob Dylan has given fans a gift they thought they might never get, announcing that the entirety of rock and roll's most infamous bootleg, The Basement Tapes, will be released as a six-disc, 138-song collection containing 30 songs that even the most religious Dylan fans didn't know existed, much less heard before.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Bob Dylan, Woodstock, NY, Entertainment

Thursday | Edinburgh-festivals.com

Martin Scorsese to direct Ramones movie

Legendary director Martin Scorsese is planning to make a film about iconic punk rock band The Ramones, according to The Wrap .


Related Topix: Punk, The Ramones, Pop/Rock

Wed Aug 27, 2014


Del McCoury to be Honored with American Roots Master Award

The Berklee College of Music is set to honor Del McCoury with an American Roots Master award when he performs with his band in Boston on September 12. Berklee College of Music's 2014-15 Signature Series kicks-off with Inspired by Muddy and Monroe with Grammy-winning bluegrass group the Del McCoury Band and acclaimed jazz and blues vocalist ... (more)


Related Topix: Berklee College of Music, Pop/Rock, Bluegrass, Bill Monroe, Blues, Muddy Waters, Massachusetts


10th Annual Last Waltz Revisited Set for the Boulder Theater, 11/21

Tickets will go on sale to the public Friday, August 29th for $15.00 in advance and $17.00 day of show.


Related Topix: Theater, Arts, Colorado, Pop/Rock, The Band

CBS News

Bob Dylan's "The Basement Tapes" coming this fall

Nearly 40 years after Bob Dylan released his critically-acclaimed studio album with members of The Band comes a massive six-disc set called "The Basement Tapes Complete: The Bootleg Series Vol.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Bob Dylan, Saugerties, NY

Philadelphia Weekly

The goodbye guys: The Hooters ready to rock Revel's last days

The Hooters' Rob Hyman and Eric Bazilian helped close out the Spectrum a few years back-and this week they'll do the same for Revel.


Related Topix: Harrisburg, PA, Pop/Rock, Music, Entertainment

Tue Aug 26, 2014


Bob Dylan's Complete, Legendary 'Basement Tapes' Will Be Released

The 12th issue of Rolling Stone hit newsstands in June of 1968, with a cover story about a mysterious batch of 13 "rough but very listenable" Bob Dylan songs that had begun to circulate among fans.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Bob Dylan, Woodstock, NY, Music, Entertainment


Dylan's 'Basement Tapes' official box set: What we know so far

Today was the original rumored date for the release of the new album of "Shadows in the Night," reportedly a collection of Bob Dylan 's interpretation of standards.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Bob Dylan, Harvest, Saugerties, NY

Fri Aug 22, 2014


Letterman Music Files | Levon Helm & The Band On The Late Show

In 1993 The Band released Jericho , their first studio album without guitarist Robbie Robertson.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Late Show with David Letterman, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Late Show With David Letterman, Celebrities, David Letterman


In the Spirit of Summer Memories

The summer months are a time of slowing down, going out, hitting the beach, and drinking far too many iced coffee beverages.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock

Denver Post

Now on sale: Polytoxic and its dizzying list of friends revisit "Last Waltz"

"The Last Waltz - Revisited" started in 2005 as a way for Denver's Polytoxic to bring its many musical friends on stage to re-create the Band's classic concert finale and film.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Ticketmaster, Rap, Cypress Hill, Hip-Hop, Cut Copy, Electronic, Entertainment

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Something Else! Reviews

Across the Great Divide: The Band, "Country Boy" from Jericho

"Country Boy" shouldn't work. After all, this song - once a No. 1 single for the oaken Don Williams - didn't seem to jibe with Richard Manuel's familiar R&B-laced rootsy sound, didn't trace back to familiar influences, hardly even meshed with its surroundings on the Band comeback album Jericho.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Country, Don Williams, Saugerties, NY

Tue Aug 19, 2014


Live music on tap around Jackson this week, including pre-Civil War Muster concert

The U.S. Air Force Band of Mid-America's Shades of Blue Ensemble will perform at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 19, at Cascade Falls Park.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, US Military, Scott Air Force Base, US Air Force, Jackson, MI, America, Entertainment

Denver Westword

B.o.B., Neon Trees, Last Waltz Revisited Shows Just Announced for Denver

B.o.B. brings his No Genre tour with Kevin Gates to the Gothic Theatre on Saturday, November 8, and general admission tickets go on sale on Friday, August 22 at 10 a.m. As part of its First Things First Tour, Neon Trees, along No Devition and The Moth & The Flame, stop at the Boulder Theater Tuesday, October 7, and tickets go on sale on Friday, ... (more)


Related Topix: Arts, Theater, Pop/Rock

Mon Aug 18, 2014


PCI Presents Trampled by Turtles, Elephant Revival, and Amy Helm, Tonight

With an acoustic sound that "seeps deeply into our pores and permeates our core until their riffs merge with our pulse" , Trampled By Turtles careens into spotlight with unbridled bluegrass tonight, August 19. The string stampede also includes opening bands: Elephant Revival and Amy Helm.


Related Topix: Bluegrass, Trampled by Turtles, Sundance Film Festival, Minnesota, Pop/Rock

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Something Else! Reviews

Across the Great Divide: The Band, "Livin' in a Dream" from Islands

Comprised of a smattering of new music and selected singles and outtakes, Islands was never intended to be a canonical album by the Band.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Who

Wed Aug 13, 2014

Albany Times Union

From the archives: 3 days' music, mud, mayhem

Times Union Staff Photo By Steve Jacobs Aug. 14, 1994 -- A couple dances in the mud to Traffic in the North Stage area () FILE--Standing on a muddy field in front of the stage, Kyle Keyser, 21, wraps his arms around Linda Latzlsberger, 18, as they listen to the music of Traffic during Woodstock '94 in Saugerties, N.Y., August 14, 1994.


Related Topix: Saugerties, NY, Pop/Rock, Entertainment

Mon Aug 11, 2014

The Norwalk Daily Voice

Happy Birthday To Norwalk's John Simon

John Simon who has owned a home in Norwalk, turns 73 on Monday. The music producer, composer, writer and performer was born August 11, 1941, in Norwalk, Conn.


Related Topix: Norwalk, CT, Pop/Rock

Thu Aug 07, 2014

Victorville Daily Press

5 things to do this weekend

There will be cockroach races, live bugs, bug stories, Bug Bingo and crafts for children to make.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock