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  1. Bob Dylan + the Band, "Something There Is About You" (1974): Across the Great DivideRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Something Else! Reviews

    Meant as a typically enigmatic love song, Bob Dylan could just as easily been paying tribute to his Planet Waves collaborators in the Band when he sings: "Something there is about you, strikes a match in me." Even as Robbie Robertson curls his guitar around the feet of Dylan's lyric on "Something There Is About You," Levon Helm's thrillingly emotional cadence combines with Garth Hudson's keyboard work to create a sense of twilit reverie.

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  2. Donald Fagen Sits In With Amy Helm & The Handsome StrangersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | JamBase

    On Monday night, Amy Helm & The Handsome Strangers' monthly residency at City Winery in New York City continued with help from special guests Donald Fagen of Steely Dan, Tash Neal of The London Souls and Matt Andersen . Fagen came out for a good chunk of Helm's performance for takes on such songs as "King Harvest," "Sky Is Falling," "Meet Me In The Morning" and "Slippin' & Slidin'."

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  3. Lake Tahoe Ski Resorts Get Boost with SnowstormRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Rocklin and Roseville Today

    Tahoe South launches into spring with more than a foot of fresh powder falling on area ski resorts: Heavenly, Sierra-at-Tahoe and Kirkwood this past weekend with additional accumulation occurring on Monday afternoon and evening. Sunny skies and clear roads are in the forecast for the remainder of the week.

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  4. 6th Annual Blues Bash to rock The Sitnik TheatreRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | The Township Journal

    The 6th Annual Blues Bash at Centenary College blends Blues, Americana, and other styles of music in a two night extravaganza. The event will be held on Friday, March 20 and Saturday, March 21 in the Sitnik Theatre at the David and Carol Lackland Center.

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  5. Bret Michaels, Clint Black, Jamey Johnson among 6 concerts announced at Penn's PeakRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Morning Call

    ... six new shows announced. The others are: 1970s hit-makers Three Dog Night, Southern rock stalwarts .38 Special, The Band legacy group, The Weight, and a co-headlining bill by AC/DC and Ozzy Osbourne tribute bands Live Wire and The Land of Ozz. ...

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  6. Vallejo Bookstore to host concert SundayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | Vallejo Times-Herald

    ... a farewell aspect to it because of his upcoming move to Seattle, according to the same release. In the spirit of The Band's “The Last Waltz,” Cazzell is expected to be joined by additional musicians for “The Last Yarn”, ...

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  7. The Last WaltzRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | Style Weekly

    One of the most famous songs in popular music to ever mention Richmond by name is the Band classic, "The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down." Today the Virginia Museum of Radio and Concert Entertainment announced a concert, "The Night They Drove Ol' [sic] Dixie Down," being held in conjunction with the 150th anniversary commemorations of the fall of Richmond, the evacuation of Petersburg, the Battle of Five Forks, the Battle of High Bridge and the Battle of Sailors Creek.

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  8. Rocker Bret Michaels, country stars Clint Black, Jamey Johnson among...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | The Morning Call

    Rock singer Bret Michaels , who led the multi-platinum-selling band Poison in the 1980s and '90s and later had solo success, will play at Penn's Peak near Jim Thorpe, it has been announced. Other shows announced include hitmakers Three Dog Night on Nov. 20, Southern rock stalwarts .38 Special on July 19, The Band legacy group The Weight on June 12 and a co-headlining bill by AC/DC and Ozzy Osbourne tribute bands Live Wire and The Land of Ozz on June 27. Michaels will play at 8 p.m. April 16. Tickets, at $40 for general admission seating, will go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday at www.pennspeak.com and 866-605-PEAK.

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  9. An homage to The Band: Canadian performers recreate The Last WaltzRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | Canada.com

    For a story for Monday perhaps Tuesday called Last Waltz Photo credit: none L to R - Terry Blersh, Gord Meyers, Dave Dunlop, Chris Murphy, Scott Marshall, Dennis Pinhorn, Jerome Levon Avis. It was called The Last Waltz, but the official final concert of the Band in 1976 wasn't the end of the dance for Lance Anderson.

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  10. Milwaukee Concert Band Winter ConcertRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | Bay View

    The Milwaukee Concert Band, celebrating their 75th year, presents their winter concert, Strike Up The Band, on Sunday, March 8, at 2:00pm, at the Mitchell Park Domes. The Band will perform: The Chimes of Liberty, Greensleeves, Courtly Airs & Dances, Fantasia on Lady of Spain, Ballet Parisien, The Genius of Ray Charles, Selections from West Side Story, A Tribute to Glenn Miller, American Riversongs, and Strike Up The Band.

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  11. Centenary College in Hackettstown presents sixth annual Blues Bash, March 20-21Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 1 | The Jersey Journal

    The sixth annual Blues Bash at Centenary College in Hackettstown Friday, March 20, and Saturday, March 21, in the Sitnik Theatre at the David and Carol Lackland Center blends Blues, Americana, and other styles of music in a two - night extravaganza that will be a real treat for music lovers. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. both nights with lobby entertainment and main stage performances start at 7:30 each night.

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  12. 6th Annual Blues Bash at Centenary College in New JerseyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 28 | Examiner.com

    The 6th Annual Blues Bash at Centenary College Friday March 20 and Saturday March 21 in the Sitnik Theatre at the David and Carol Lackland Center blends Blues, Americana, and other styles of music in a two - night extravaganza that will be a real treat for music lovers! Doors open at 6:30pm both nights with lobby entertainment and main stage performances start at 7:30 each night! Friday night's line- up includes the award-winning Todd Wolfe Band performing with special guest John Ginty on the B-3 Hammond Organ, along with The Bob Lanza Band. Wolfe was part of Sheryl Crow's band for many years, but has a distinct sound of his own that has gotten him national recognition.

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  13. The Band, "She Knows" from High on the Hog (1996): Across the Great DivideRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Something Else! Reviews

    This is, at least thus far, the last we've heard of Richard Manuel - who was, of course, the first thing we heard of the Band. From his plaintive introductory vocal on "Tears of Rage ," on 1968's Music from Big Pink, until these final recordings from 1986, Manuel had seen, had felt, and had sung about many things.

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  14. Peter Katz bringing folk act to West End Cultural CentreRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | My Manitoba.com

    ... The Good Lovelies, Polaris-Prize nominated Melissa McCelland (Whitehorse) and the legendary Garth Hudson from The Band. He's toured all over the world, regularly playing to capacity crowds, and has managed to build an impressive fan base of loyal ...

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  15. Mavis Staples will take you thereRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | The Virginian-Pilot

    ... Greg Kot interviewed an array of acts, including singer-songwriter Amy Helm, the daughter of drummer Levon Helm of The Band, a longtime ambassador of Americana. "For him, Mavis represented something essential about American music," Amy Helm said of ...

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  16. Bay Street Theater presents The Weight ConcertRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Patch.com

    Jim Weider is a former member of the legendary group, The Band from 1985 to 2000. Jim replaced Robbie Robertson as their lead guitarist, writing songs and performing on their three studio albums, "Jericho," High on the Hog" and "Jubilation."

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  17. Silver band appoint tuba player as youngest conductor in the countryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Blackburn Citizen

    ... of players are between 11 and 18 but older brass players are made welcome to share their wealth of knowledge. The band recently appeared at the Derian House Lights of Love event at Blackburn Cathedral, and over Christmas played a number of carol ...

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  18. The Band -- The Last WaltzRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | DurhamRegion.com

    A supergroup will be on stage at Ajax's St. Francis Centre on March 14 to present and perform The Band's final concert, The Last Waltz, held in San Francisco in 1976.

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  19. Robby Krieger's spring 2015 tour updatedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | Examiner.com

    ... Hits". Some venues have even announced it as featuring special guest vocalist Waylon Krieger (Kreiger's son). The Band also features Phil Chen on bass and Ty Dennis on drums. No word as of yet if the tour will carry over into the summer, stay tuned. ...

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  20. Tribute to The Band plays the Iron Horse in Northampton tonightRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 21 | MassLive.com

    When you see a poster advertising a group called The The Band Band, you might feel like you're developing double vision. But you wouldn't be.

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