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  1. Last Waltz EnsembleRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | Statesboro Herald

    The Last Waltz Ensemble is a musical group that progressively plays the music of Bob Dylan and The Band.

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  2. This week's new releasesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2009 | Examiner.com

    ... there are only two with much promise. Levon Helm- Electric Dirt The lone American in Americana rock pioneers The Band (and the last living of The Band's incredible three lead vocalists), Helm continues to conquer the wild road. Throat cancer may've ...

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  3. The Weight Comes to Bay Street Theater TonightRead the original story

    Yesterday | BroadwayWorld.com

    Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts is pleased to announce an evening of rock 'n' roll on Friday with THE WEIGHT, tonight, April 17, 8 pm. FEATURING MEMBERS of THE BAND, RICK DANKO BAND, and THE LEVON HELM BAND.

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  4. The Last Waltz Ensemble - Tribute Band with Bob Dylan StyleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2009 | Examiner.com

    Anyone that is considered "Middle-age" can actually remember hearing the soulful sounds of Bob Dylan and the bluesy rock of The Band for the first time. With a unique sound and edgy lyrics, they touched the heart and soul of many of the "Flower Child" generation.

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  5. Rick Danko + Levon Helm, "Once Upon a Time" from Rick...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Something Else! Reviews

    There's an openness to Rick Danko's first solo album , and to this song, that wasn't there in the last recordings with the five-man edition of the Band. His self-titled solo debut, the first from any member of the group, works almost like a long, slow, relaxing exhalation after too many of years of towering expectation and complicated interpersonal dynamics.

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  6. Carrying on legacy of The BandRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | New Jersey Herald

    Jim Weider loves playing the music of The Band. Just don't call what he and his mates do in The Weight a tribute.

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  7. 'Guitar Hero Live' to debut in the fallRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | NorthJersey.com

    Activision Blizzard Inc. has announced plans to resurrect the once-popular video game franchise, which involved players rhythmically tapping guitar-shaped controllers along to music. The new entry scheduled for release this fall is titled "Guitar Hero Live" and introduces a redesigned guitar, live-action actors and an online music video network to the series.

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  8. Activision revives a Guitar HeroaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    Freddie Wong, then 21, of Seattle rocks while playing 'Guitar Hero II' on July 7, 2007, at the World Series of Video Games in Grapevine, Texas. Not only is 'Guitar Hero' coming out in a new release; 'Rock Band,' a competiting title, will come back out as well.

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  9. It's Record Store Day. Are you ready?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Weekender

    ... Prague - Live)" (LP, 4,525 copies), Bob Dylan - "The Basement Tapes" (180g mono LP box signed by Garth Hudson of The Band, 2,500 copies) and "The Night We Called It a Day" (7" single, 4,000 copies), and U2 - "Songs of Innocence Deluxe" (2 LPs, 6,000 ...

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  10. After 5-year absence, 'Guitar Hero,' 'Rock Band' to returnRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    This photo provided by Activision Publishing, Inc. shows an In-game screenshot from Guitar Hero Live from Activision Publishing, Inc. Activision Blizzard Inc. announced plans Tuesday, April 14, 2015 to revive the once-popular video game franchise, which involved players rhythmically tapping guitar-shaped controllers along to music. The new entry set for release this fall is titled "Guitar Hero Live" and introduces a redesigned guitar, live-action actors and an online music video network to the series.

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  11. 'Guitar Hero' to follow 'Rock Band' to reboot for next-generation consolesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Inside Bay Area

    Activision Blizzard Inc. announced plans Tuesday to resurrect the once-popular video game franchise, which involved players rhythmically tapping guitar-shaped controllers along to music. The new entry scheduled for release this fall is titled "Guitar Hero Live" and introduces a redesigned guitar, live-action actors and an online music video network to the series.

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  12. After 5-year absence, a Guitar Hero,a a Rock Banda to returnRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | WTHI-TV Terre Haute

    In this Nov. 27, 2009 file photo, a girl plays the Beatles Rock Band video game at Best Buy on Black Friday, in South Portland, Maine.After a five year absence, "Guitar Hero" and "Rock Band" are planning a reunion tour in 2015 on the current generation of video game consoles. While the new rendition of "Guitar Hero" is offering a revamped controller, "Rock Band" is promising backward compatibility.

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  13. Flashback: Bob Dylan and the Band Play 'Hazel' in Rare 'Last Waltz' VideoRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | RollingStone

    When the Band decided to stage a farewell concert on Thanksgiving in 1976 they wanted to pack the stage with as many rock icons as possible, making even the Concert for Bangladesh seem like a minor affair by comparison. They aimed high, inviting Neil Young, Eric Clapton, Joni Mitchell and even Muddy Waters, but one name on their want list towered above all others: Bob Dylan.

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  14. 'Guitar Hero,' 'Rock Band' to returnRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Journal Gazette

    Activision Blizzard Inc. announced plans Tuesday to resurrect the once-popular video game franchise, which involved players rhythmically tapping guitar-shaped controllers along to music.

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  15. Boz Scaggs' Southern Inspiration: Inside His Eclectic 'A Fool to Care'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | RollingStone

    ... from interesting places and each is unique. That's the only criteria. The song "Whispering Pines" is a classic by the Band, but what made you envision it as a duet with Lucinda Williams? I had been searching for the heart of that song for some time. ...

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  16. The Weight Comes to Sag Harbora s Bay Street TheaterRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Sag Harbor Online

    The Weight is no cover band. While they focus their work on playing songs of The Band, these five musicians have tight ties to the group, from playing as official members of the Canadian-American rock roots band to writing some of The Band's original songs.

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  17. After a 5-year absence, a Guitar Heroa and a Rock Banda video game franchises to returnRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Medincine Hat News

    In this Nov. 27, 2009 file photo, a girl plays the Beatles Rock Band video game at Best Buy on Black Friday, in South Portland, Maine.After a five year absence, "Guitar Hero" and "Rock Band" are planning a reunion tour in 2015 on the current generation of video game consoles. While the new rendition of A a A"Guitar HeroA a A is offering a revamped controller, A a A"Rock BandA a A is promising backward compatibility.

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  18. "Guitar Hero" Is Back: "We Wanted To Give People Stage Fright"Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Fast Company

    ... a live-action video concert to experience rock stardom from a first-person perspective. What you see is not static--the band and the crowd react to how you're doing in the game. "We wanted to give people stage fright," says Eric Hirshberg, the CEO ...

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  19. Huey brings News, Frampton adds 'talking' guitar to Oregon Zoo concerts - Monday, 13 April 2015 15:29Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | The Newberg Graphic

    ... the Indigo Girls, Bruce Hornsby and the Noisemakers and Patty Griffin, Mavis Staples and Amy Helm (daughter of The Band's Levon Helm). Zoo spokesman Hova Najarian says the new rule would forbid picnic baskets and coolers that often took up a lot of ...

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  20. Boz Scagg scores with A Fool To CareRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 11 | The Guardian

    ... "Last Tango On 16th Street". Same goes for his take on Curtis Mayfield's sweet, soulful "I'm So Proud" and The Band's "Whispering Pines", which features a stunning duet with Lucinda Williams. Scaggs also aces Huey P. Smith's "High Blood Pressure" ...

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