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Talking Dead

Smell the patchouli from here? Dark Star Orchestra drummer Rob Koritz stands to the right of vocalist Lisa Mackey, who sings the parts of former Grateful Dead backup vocalist Donna Jean Godchaux.

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Related Topix: Dark Star, Punk, The Grateful Dead, Pop/Rock, Jerry Garcia, Chesterfield, VA

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Music Review: The Levon Helm Band - 'The Midnight Ramble Sessions Vol. 3'

The late Levon Helm loved to perform and play music, but after he contracted throat cancer in 2004, he was not strong enough to tour and was limited in the amount of singing he could do.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Blues, Music, Entertainment

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Fairfield Citizen-News

Jon Cleary, a vocalist, keyboardist and composer, will be appearing at StageOne on July 26.

Amy Helm's repertoire incudes singing traditional gospel and blues standards as well as her own compositions.

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Related Topix: Blues, Jon Cleary, Pop/Rock

JamBase

Throwback | Weir & Russo Guest With Levon Helm At Vibes 2011

Less than nine months before Levon Helm lost his battle with cancer, he played one of his last festival sets at Gathering Of The Vibes in Bridgeport, CT on July 22, 2011.

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Related Topix: Bridgeport, CT, Pop/Rock

Something Else! Reviews

Across the Great Divide: The Band, "Share Your Love [With...

Presented as a celebration of the Band's passion for R&B and blues music, Moondog Matinee features nine vocals originally done by African-American singers - recalling, if not exactly mimicking, their original barn-burning days as the Hawks.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Hypebot

How Some Managers and Agents Benefit From Piracy and Low-Paying Streaming Music

Seems like every six months or so I have friends forward me an article or interview with a manager or agent extolling the virtues of streaming Usually this comes with some note that reads something like this "Agent/Manager X thinks streaming/piracy is a good thing, Why don't you?" I am always perplexed by this.

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Related Topix: University of Georgia, Pop/Rock, The Grateful Dead

Sat Jul 19, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

PCI Presents Trampled by Turtles, Elephant Revival, and Amy Helm, 8/19

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 on August 19. The string stampede also includes opening bands: Elephant Revival and Amy Helm.

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

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Hollywood Reporter

The Hotel Dylan Opens for Business in Woodstock - Hollywood Reporter

The Woodstock, N.Y., lodging is the brainchild of Paul Covello , who bought the defunct restaurant the Black Bear on Route 28, just west and south of the famed town where Dylan and The Band recorded and not far from where the namesake festival took place in 1969, opening it for business on June 15. PHOTOS Meet the Legendary Tour Managers of The ... (more)

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Related Topix: Woodstock, NY, Pop/Rock, The Rolling Stones, Business News

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Examiner.com

Get ready for Christmas with Charlie Daniels and Brian Setzer

It's Christmas in July! Or for those that can actually think about Christmas in July, , Danny Zelikso Presents and the Celebrity Theatre in Phoenix announced today two upcoming Christmas themed shows.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Christmas, Brian Setzer, Rock-N-Roll, Phoenix, Phoenix, AZ, Pop/Rock, Recreational Vehicle, Award

JamBase

Throwback Thursday | The Band On Saturday Night Live

Less than a month before The Band were set to end their touring career with a concert dubbed "The Last Waltz" in San Francisco, the pioneering rock act made their lone appearance on NBC's Saturday Night Live .

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock

Something Else! Reviews

Across the Great Divide: The Band, "Book Faded Brown" from Jubilation

If the Band's Northern Lights-Southern Cross was a showcase for Garth Hudson - and Moondog Matinee one for Richard Manuel - then Jubilation can be thought of as Rick Danko's album.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock

The Carroll News

Desert island playlist

I recently read an article that asked the question "If you were stranded on a desert island, what 10 albums would you choose to have with you?" This particular desert island has electricity, as well as a turntable and speakers, so all you need to do is select the albums.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Bob Dylan, The Rolling Stones, The Who, Opinion

Tue Jul 15, 2014

Planet Jackson Hole

Music Box: Ten years of Targhee Fest

For its eclecticism, access to National Forest activities, family-friendly vibe, and overall intimate environment in which to experience some of the top touring acts in the world, Targhee Fest is arguably the most anticipated regional festival of the summer.

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Related Topix: Country, The Wood Brothers, Blues, Black Entertainment, Buddy Guy, Robert Earl Keen, Pop/Rock

Sat Jul 12, 2014

Something Else! Reviews

The Last Hombres - Odd Fellows Rest

Stimulating in its willingness to try new things, yet reassuring that the Last Hombres - who'd somehow remained silent for some 10 years - remain as standard bearers for the Band's rootsy brand of mythmaking.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Jazz, New Orleans

BroadwayWorld.com

Powerhouse Vocalist Sari Schorr and Her All-Star Band at The Cutting Room, 7/31

On the heels of her exciting recent performances at Brooklyn's Shape Shifter Lab and Manhattan's Metropolitan Room, powerhouse vocalist Sari Schorr will next appear at The Cutting Room on Thursday, July 31 at 7 pm.

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Related Topix: Houston, TX, Pop/Rock, Non-Profit

Brown Deer

Milwaukee Concert Band Fall Concert

The Milwaukee Concert Band presents a Fall Concert on Saturday, November 10, at 2:00pm, at Cardinal Stritch University , in Schroeder Auditorium in the Campus Center.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Milwaukee, WI

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Something Else! Reviews

Across the Great Divide: The Band, "Rags and Bones" from...

"Rags and Bones," the Band's fast-moving finale to Northern Lights-Southern Cross, remains this artfully penetrating moment, in that most fans have come to associate songwriter Robbie Robertson exclusively with his Native American roots.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Examiner.com

Blues Legend Paul Oscher Brings Heart And Soul To C-Boy's

Since he began playing harmonica in Muddy Water's band while still a teenager, singer and multi-instrumentalist and multiple WC Handy award winner Paul Oscher has remained a living legend on the blues scene.

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Related Topix: Blues, Muddy Waters, Pop/Rock

Sun Jul 06, 2014

Something Else! Reviews

One Track Mind: Jerry Garcia Band, "The Night They Drove Old...

Jerry Garcia begins with a devastated cry, singing with a whispering hurt. "The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down" has never sounded more confidential, never more personal.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Jerry Garcia Band, Jerry Garcia, Sebastopol, CA

Fri Jul 04, 2014

Something Else! Reviews

'It shook me to the core': Eric Clapton on how the Band changed everything

Eric Clapton already had one eye on the door with Cream when he heard the Band for the first time.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Blues, Eric Clapton, The Cream

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