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  1. Songwriter Jesse Winchester dies at age 69Read the original story

    Saturday Apr 12 | Poughkeepsie Journal

    ... he began performing solo in coffee houses around Montreal and the Canadian East Coast. Winchester was a protege of the Band's Robbie Robertson, who produced and played guitar on Winchester's self-titled debut album and brought Band-mate Levon Helm ...

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  2. Fab Faux asks audience to 'Meet The Beatles' at Calvin TheatreRead the original story

    22 hrs ago | MassLive.com

    ... As far as our preferences go between the original British albums or their American counterparts, each of us in the band differs. It pretty much depends upon when a person got to know The Beatles. My parents would buy me the American albums with ...

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  3. The Band plays onRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Record

    ... "tribute band" includes musicians who played in the actual group. Such is the case with the Weight, which covers the Band, arguably one of the most influential roots-rock acts. Two members of the Weight -- guitarist Jim Weider and drummer Randy ...

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  4. Rethinking pink at Danforth ArtRead the original story

    Thursday | Boston.com

    ... gum, cotton candy), and stood on (Bermuda beaches). It can be listened to (Bruce Springsteen's "Pink Cadillac," the Band's "Music From Big Pink") or read (Carrie Fisher's "Surrender the Pink"). Lisa Kessler's exhibition "In the Pink" could as ...

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  5. The Weight much more than tribute bandRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | New Jersey Herald

    With three of the five original members of The Band gone now, who better than the iconic group's "second generation" to keep the unique roots-rock sound alive.

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  6. Dylan's 30th Anniversary Concert, Scotty & Elvis and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Sunherald.com

    ... Chrissie Hynde's "I Shall Be Released," two songs performed by Eric Clapton, the O'Jays' "Emotionally Yours," The Band's great "When I Paint My Masterpiece," killer tunes by George Harrison, Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers, Roger McGuinn and a ...

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  7. Former guitarist for The Band looking forward to revisiting catalog with The WeightRead the original story

    Thursday | NJ.com

    ... Theatre in Blairstown Township. "There is a good thread between all the musicians who worked with guys in The Band," Weider says. "We'll cover a range of music, from the first 'Music from Big Pink' album all the way through 'Cahoots' and 'Northern ...

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  8. Wolf Trap Announces the Summer Lineup - The Band Perry, Sarah Brightman and MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... CEO. " Wolf Trap is the only place in the country where you can find Yo-Yo Ma , Robyn + Ryskopp , Lionel Richie , The Band Perry , and Josh Groban on the same season calendar and that's worth celebrating. Our patrons have a dizzying array of options ...

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  9. Across the Great Divide: The Band, "Mystery Train" from Moondog MatineeRead the original story

    Thursday | Something Else! Reviews

    Coming as it did during a fallow creative period for the Band, the covers-focused Moondog Matinee could be fairly seen as a placekeeper album - an aperitif before the next statement of purpose.

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  10. Songwriter Jesse Winchester dies at age 69Read the original story

    Saturday Apr 12 | The Campbell Reporter

    ... he began performing solo in coffee houses around Montreal and the Canadian East Coast. Winchester was a protege of the Band's Robbie Robertson, who produced and played guitar on Winchester's self-titled debut album and brought Band-mate Levon Helm ...

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  11. New stars join legends in Richardson AwardsRead the original story

    Monday Apr 14 | The London Free Press

    ... greats. Organizers inducted pianist John Noubarian and keyboardist Garth Hudson, a Rock and Roll Hall of Famer with The Band, into the London Music Hall of Fame. Noubarian arrived in London as a teenager from Brantford in the late 1940s to play with ...

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  12. New Compilation to Feature Performances from Levon Helm's Midnight Ramble Concert SeriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 15 | WJZW-FM Washington

    The third installment in a series of compilations featuring performances from the Midnight Ramble concerts late Band singer/drummer Levon Helm hosted at his home studio and barn in Woodstock, New York, is scheduled to be released on July 1. The album, titled The Levon Helm Band -- The Midnight Ramble Sessions Volume 3 , includes 13 songs from ... (more)

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  13. Bluegrass Master Richard Bennett Drops 'In The Wind Somewhere' May 27Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 14 | Cybergrass

    It's one thing for an artist to feel like his latest musical endeavor is his best, but when you're a music veteran with a mile-long resume, decades of recording and performing experience, critical acclaim, and more recordings than one can count, it's quite a statement to say, "This is my favorite record I've ever done."

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  14. Folksinger Jesse Winchester dies at age 69Read the original story

    Monday Apr 14 | Red Deer Advocate

    ... houses around Montreal and the East Coast, earning a reputation for his wry country-folk. He was a protege of the Band's Robbie Robertson, who produced and played guitar on Winchester's self-titled debut album and brought Band-mate Levon Helm along ...

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  15. Jesse Winchester Dead: Songwriter Dies At Age 69Read the original story

    Monday Apr 14 | The Huffington Post

    ... he began performing solo in coffee houses around Montreal and the Canadian East Coast. Winchester was a protege of the Band's Robbie Robertson, who produced and played guitar on Winchester's self-titled debut album and brought Band-mate Levon Helm ...

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  16. 'Life is a Carnival' with Johnny Harper & CarnivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 13 | Examiner.com

    In honor and celebration of the musical accomplishments of The Band , Johnny Harper is celebrating their music with 3 shows in May consisting of only The Band' s music.

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  17. Jesse Winchester, a songwriter with a sweet Southern heart and a gift ...Read the original story

    Sunday Apr 13 | The Plain Dealer

    ... he began performing solo in coffee houses around Montreal and the Canadian East Coast. Winchester was a protege of the Band's Robbie Robertson, who produced and played guitar on Winchester's self-titled debut album and brought Band-mate Levon Helm ...

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  18. New book chronicles rise, fall of The BandRead the original story

    Sunday Apr 13 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    Americana music has a long and vibrant history, and one of its biggest contributors is The Band -- but not everyone may understand just how deep its contributions run.

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  19. J. Winchester, 69, singer and songwriterRead the original story

    Saturday Apr 12 | Philly.com

    ... There, he began performing solo in coffeehouses around Montreal and the Canadian East Coast. He was a protege of the Band's Robbie Robertson, who produced and played guitar on Mr. Winchester's self-titled debut album and brought Band-mate Levon Helm ...

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  20. Producer promises a memorable evening of music at Sunday's galaRead the original story

    Friday Apr 11 | The London Free Press

    ... the early 1960s as one of The Hawks backing Ronnie Hawkins. Eventually, The Hawks backed Bob Dylan, then became The Band. Recently, Hudson helmed Garth Hudson Presents A Canadian Celebration Of The Band and played on many tracks on The Beautiful Old ...

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