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  1. Miller: Cana t help myselfRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Cape Cod Times

    ... to a CD of (the late, great) Rick Danko, and “Stage Fright,” one of the songs he played with The Band, came on: I listened to this, and thought, yep, there's another person who just can't help loving what he's doing. Granted, Veronica ...


  2. Garth Hudson, "Garth Largo" from Largo (1998): Across the Great DivideRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Something Else! Reviews

    In a group simply stuffed with master musicians, Garth Hudson was the Band's unquestioned virtuoso - as adept at his signature organ as he was a saxophone as he was a synthesizer as he was the accordion. In keeping, his enduring wit and creativity has been rightly celebrated across all manner of disciplines.


  3. Oscar-winning Irish musician, actor Glen Hansard to play N.O.Read the original story

    Yesterday | The Advocate

    ... bass; Thomas Bartlett, keyboards; and Rob Moose, strings. "Those guys are so talented and busy," he said of the band. "I was fortunate enough to have them on my record. I thought it could be really fun to have them join me on this run. They were ...


  4. LIVE: Jim Weider's Blue Chicken @ the Falcon, 1/17/15Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Nippertown!

    ... former Band-mate of Weider, played the syncopated drum patterns and sang the impassioned vocals he is known for. The band also featured a pair of multi-instrumentalists. Keyboardist Brian Mitchell played piano, organ, accordion and harmonica, as ...


  5. Bluegrass virtuoso Tim O'Brien is taking his career one song at a timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Nashville Scene

    ... and think about interesting things, so why not let other people hear them? Levon Helm said one time while he was in The Band, 'Maybe this is going to fall by the wayside, but I'll probably always have a bite to eat somewhere, and a couch somewhere ...


  6. Why CDS May Actually Sound Better Than VinylRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 | LA Weekly

    ... vinyl. When U2 distributed 500 million digital copies of its new album to iTunes users - a reach unimaginable when the band released its debut in 1980 - the artwork depicted a vinyl record inside a sleeve with the initials "LP" scribbled on the ...


  7. Bruce Springsteen's legendary 1978 Cleveland gig tops this week's new musicRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 24 | The London Free Press

    ... bands, with VIP cameos by Graham Coxon, Brian Eno, De La Soul and more. In short: Whoo-hoo! RATING: 3.5 (out of 5) The Band Carter Barron Amphitheater, Washington DC, July 17th 1976 A few steps before The Last Waltz. Recorded months before their ...


  8. The Weight playing the songs of The Band April 18 at the Newton TheatreRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | The Jersey Journal

    The Weight will play the songs of The Band at The Newton Theatre on Saturday, April 18, at 8 p.m. Tickets will go on sale to the general public on Friday, Jan. 30, at 11 a.m. Tickets for members of The Newton Theatre will go on sale beginning on Monday, Jan. 26, for gold members, Tuesday, Jan. 27, for silver members and Wednesday, Jan. 28, for bronze members. Replicating the music of The Band is a tall order.


  9. The Band, "(I Don't Want To) Hang Up My Rock...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Something Else! Reviews

    A rare non-canonical song from the Band's Live at the Academy of Music release , " Hang Up My Rock 'n' Roll Shoes" arrived as a flinty push back against expectations - both for the group and for its career. There were, of course, many after the Band's mythical debut and sophomore releases of the late 1960s, to the point where their fun-loving, bandstand-rattling roots were often ignored.


  10. For musicians who needed a hand in the honky-tonks, the late Greg...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Nashville Scene

    ... book and put together The Shutouts," according to Regan. A cross-pollinated all-star ensemble containing members of The Band, The Flying Burrito Brothers and Crosby Stills & Nash's band, it featured Greg's then-wife Rosalie North, Regan, Dave ...


  11. The Wall Street Journal Premieres Duet & Video Interview w/ Rachael Sage and Judy CollinsRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 21 |

    ... young artist and I am a fan!!" Sage first performed her reimagining of "Helpless" during a concert tribute to The Band's "The Last Waltz" at the Highline Ballroom in NYC, and later recorded it as a duet with Collins at the prestigious Avatar Studios ...


  12. The Wall Street Journal Premieres Duet and Video Interview With...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | PRWeb

    ... young artist and I am a fan!!" Sage first performed her reimagining of "Helpless" during a concert tribute to The Band's "The Last Waltz" at the Highline Ballroom in NYC, and later recorded it as a duet with Collins at the prestigious Avatar Studios ...


  13. Jorma Kaukonen to Release New Solo Album, "Ain't in No Hurry," Next MonthRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | WJZW-FM Washington

    Hot Tuna frontman and ex- Jefferson Airplane guitarist Jorma Kaukonen will release a new solo album titled Ain't in No Hurry on February 17. The 11-song collection features a mix of original compositions and traditional blues and folk tunes. Among the songs on the album is a tune featuring lyrics written by late folk legend Woody Guthrie that were set to music by Kaukonen and Levon Helm Band music director Larry Campbell .


  14. Elder Music: 1968 AgainRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 18 | Time Goes By

    ... but the record producer insisted on the full orchestra. He should have listened to Mason. 1968 was the year that THE BAND came out from the shadow of Bob Dylan and recorded an album that turned rock music on its head. That album was "Music From Big ...


  15. Chicago natives planning music fundraiser, a celebration honoring Marty GrebbRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 17 |

    ... The Buckinghams, The Fabulous Rhinestones, and The Tufano & Giammarese Band, to name a few. Plus he's toured with the band Chicago and Bonnie Raitt, and he's been a session musician and arranger for talents such as Eric Clapton, Leon Russell, Etta ...


  16. Film At Danbury's Palace Theatre Shows Elvis In A New LightRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | The Danbury Daily Voice

    ... especially for the documentary by Rex Fowler. Paul Burlison, Mavis Staples, and Levon Helm (of the classic group "The Band") are represented with their excellent bluesy take on "Hound Dog." Jon Pousette-Dart grabs a perfect slice of Elvis history in ...


  17. Donation funds music award in name of Richard Manuel, singer/piano player in The BandRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | The London Free Press

    Family and friends of the late Richard Manuel Stratford's Rock & Roll Hall of Famer with The Band -- are gathering at Western University on Friday afternoon as a donation in his memory is made to fund an award in his name. A cheque for $1,500 to support the newly-established Richard G. Manuel Award is to be donated at the ceremony overseen by Western's Don Wright music faculty officials.


  18. Izod Center: 10 concerts that defined an arenaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | The Jersey Journal

    Following the death of The Band drummer Levon Helm, dozens of rockers young and old took to the Izod Center for a tribute show. Special guests included Roger Waters, John Mayer, Dierks Bentley, Gregg Allman and more.


  19. Robert Plant & the Sensational Space Shifters Tapped to Headline 2015 Mountain Jam FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 15 | WJZW-FM Washington

    On the heels of the announcement that Robert Plant and the Sensational Space Shifters will be performing at this year's Bonnaroo Festival comes word the Led Zeppelin singer and his current band will one of the headliners for the 11th annual Mountain Jam. The four-day fest, which is co-produced by longtime Allman Brothers Band member Warren Haynes , is scheduled to take place from June 4 to June 7 at Hunter Mountain in Hunter, New York.


  20. David Bromberg plays Capitol TheatreRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 12 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    Multi-instrumentalist and singer-songwriter David Bromberg is set to bring his musical cohorts to the Tampa Bay area. The David Bromberg Band will perform Thursday, Jan. 15, 7:30 p.m., at Capitol Theatre, 405 Cleveland St. Not one to rest on his laurels or choose to ride off into the sunset after decades in the business, David Bromberg - considered by some the godfather of Americana - released his new album 'Only Slightly Mad' in September 2013.