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  1. This Week in Music HistoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WKXW-FM Trenton

    ... record execs suggested to them that it was too long to ever be a hit, they didn't listen and the rest is history. - The Band plays their final live performance on Thanksgiving Day at the Winterland Ballroom in San Francisco. The show also featured ...


  2. Complete Last Waltz Finalizes 2014 LineupRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | JamBase

    ... Matt Trowbridge, Matt Vasquez and The Parkington Sisters. If you can't make it to The Cap for this re-creation of The Band's famed 1976 farewell concert, organizers have announced the show will be webcast live via . Tickets are still ...


  3. Weekend Round-Up: Gjörk StyleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Nashville Scene

    ... of a Rebellion , Rashad tha Poet, The Get Right Band & Soul Mechanic at The Stone Fox * Still There: A Tribute to The Band's The Last Waltz feat. The Allen Thompson Band, Brian Wright, Rich Mahan, Don Gallardo & Magnolia Sons * Future Night feat. ...


  4. Levon Helm, "False Hearted Lover Blues" from Dirt Farmer (2007): Across the Great DivideRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | Something Else! Reviews

    ... been my craze," recalling every nutty girl he ever fell ass over teakettle for during his celebrated career with the Band. Yet there's something else here, too - something deeper, something more than the pleasure of hearing his ageless interpretive ...


  5. Music Box: Rams Head hosts The Last Waltz tour stopRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 20 | The Maryland Gazette

    Ever wish you could have made it to some of the legendary concerts like Woodstock and, maybe, the Isle of Wight? The Last Waltz at Bill Graham's Winterland Ballroom was one such concert, marking the end of the classic lineup for The Band. Special friends of the group showed up in droves - Eric Clapton, Bob Dylan , Van Morrison, Joni Mitchell and many more.


  6. cd revs uptown nov 20 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | The Winnipeg Free Press

    ANY casual Bob Dylan fan will know the back-story behind the fabled Basement Tapes. Recorded while His Bobness was on the mend from being jettisoned from his motorcycle and seemingly a way to create songs that would be covered by others, Dylan and the Band recorded dozens of tracks and then shelved them save a few.


  7. Railroad Earth's holiday homecomingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | New Jersey Herald

    ... or what we are capable of, but just because it doesn't always all fall into place that way," Harmon said, of the band's longevity. "We came in as veterans in varying degrees, and this just worked from the get go, on the creative level and how it was ...


  8. Savannah musicians pay tribute to The BandRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | SavannahNow

    ... would emerge from the basement a few years later with a record deal of their own and a new, self-explanatory name: The Band. Their debut 1969 LP "Music from Big Pink" arrived at a time when psychedelic music and lengthy, virtuosic soloing was all ...


  9. Pen Farthing is 2014's CNN Hero of the YearRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 18 | KBMT

    Pen Farthing, who founded a nonprofit that reunites soldiers at home with stray dogs and cats they took in during combat, has been named the 2014 CNN Hero of the Year. The announcement was made Tuesday night at New York's American Museum of Natural History, where Anderson Cooper hosted "CNN Heroes: An All-Star Tribute."


  10. Pen Farthing is CNN Hero of the YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | CNN

    Pen Farthing, a former Royal Marine sergeant, is reuniting soldiers with the stray dogs they befriend while serving in Afghanistan. His nonprofit, Nowzad Dogs -- named for the stray Farthing rescued during his tour -- has helped more than 700 soldiers from eight countries.


  11. Scene and HeardRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | The Stranger

    Several Seattle musicians will take on one of roots rock's sacred cows in a benefit show at the Tractor Tavern on November 23. The Last Waltz tribute resurrects the Band's legendary live LP/Martin Scorsese concert film to help raise funds for Rain City Rock Camp for Girls. RCRCG's mission statement, according to its website, centers on "building positive self-esteem in girls and encouraging creative expression through music.


  12. Wilco share rare track 'Blasting Fonda'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 |

    Exactly 20 years ago on 17 November 1994, Wilco played their first ever show at Ciceros Basement Bar in St. Louis. Today, they share the track 'Blasting Fonda' from the anticipated collection Alpha Mike Foxtrot, a 4-CD/4-LP/DIGITAL-box-set of rare studio and live recordings collected from the band's extensive audio archives ahead of its release on 1 December via Rhino / Nonesuch Records.


  13. Life is a Carnival at Lucas proves Savannah's music scene is still flourishingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | Connect Savannah

    ... new turn, The Train Wrecks and The Accomplices are, ahem, band ing together to pay tribute to beloved rock group The Band. Life is a Carnival: A Tribute to The Band is an all-ages affair held in the luminous Lucas Theatre. In the style of The Last ...


  14. Hoboken musicians banding together to recreate The Band's 'The Last Waltz' at Northern SoulRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | The Jersey Journal

    When The Band decided to retire from touring, the group performed a gala concert dubbed "The Last Waltz," featuring a who's who of Seventies superstars and filmed for posterity. On Thursday, November 20, a group of Hoboken musicians will recreate that event, both as a musical tribute and as a gesture of scene solidarity.


  15. The Secrets of the Sessions That Produced Some of Bob Dylan's Best SongsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 17 | Vanity Fair

    Bob Dylan performs live on stage with The Band at Madison Square Garden, New York as part of his 1974 Tour Of America on January 30, 1974. Bob Dylan devotees tend to be more ardent in their efforts to run down every last scrap of material than, say, Zeppelin, or even Beatles buffs.


  16. Post-Midterm Political Coverage of GOP Extremism Fits the Definition of Media AbsurdityRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 17 | The Nation

    ... live at Terminal 5 John Pizzarelli and Jessica Molaskey's show "Grownup Songs" at the Caf Carlyle Bob Dylan and The Band's The Basement Tapes Raw: The Bootleg Series Vol. 11 Simon & Garfunkel: The Complete Albums Collection Rereleases of Paul ...


  17. Hudson Happenings: Top 13 things to do this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 17 | The Jersey Journal

    ... 7 p.m. at WORD, 123 Newark Ave., Jersey City. MUSIC --Local musicians step into legendary shoes in a recreation of The Band's last performance, " The Last Waltz ," at 8 p.m. at Northern Soul, 557 First St., Hoboken. OUT-OF-COUNTY --See Jersey City's ...


  18. Moonsville Collective Signs With Rock Ridge MusicRead the original story

    Sunday Nov 16 | Mi2n

    Orange County/Los Angeles-based Americana string band Moonsville Collective, known for its traditional mix of old time, folk, country, bluegrass, and rhythm and blues, has signed a management and label deal with Rock Ridge Music . The band's albums will see nationwide distribution via RRM's distribution partner, ADA.


  19. Photo: Lois A. Grimm, License: N/A, Created: 2014:11:15 22:07:18Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 16 | The Citizens' Voice

    ... Those varied influences were evident from the rockin' opening number, "Nuthin' in the World," the lead track from the band's latest album, "Love the Way You Roll." The band followed the album tracks for a bit, grooving through "25 Years" and getting ...


  20. Review: Dylan songs come alive in Hollywood with New Basement Tapes groupRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 14 | Los Angeles Times

    ... electric guitar on a couple more. Possibly the most illuminating facet of the show was the juxtaposition of the band members' distinct interpretations of the same lyrics, demonstrating that there really is no single, "right" way to craft a song. ...