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  1. 11/28/14: Today's Tips: FridayRead the original story

    45 min ago | Nippertown!

    MUSIC : Holidelic @ Club Helsinki , Hudson. The brainchild of the E Street Band's Everett Bradley , the Xmas-rated holiday-funk spectacular is part dance party, part funk concert, part comedy show and part pure George Clinton-inspired fa-la-la fun.

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  2. Late Night: The Last WaltzRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Fire Dog Lake

    ... fantasized about winning tickets to the concert. In his autobiography , concert promoter Bill Graham says that when the Band's singer-guitarist Robbie Robertson told him that he wanted to do one final concert on Thanksgiving, he was the one who came ...

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  3. Levon Helm, Bob Dylan remain unlikely heroes of The Last Waltz: Across the Great DivideRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Something Else! Reviews

    The on-screen stars of The Last Waltz , simply galvanizing throughout, are Rick Danko and Robbie Robertson. They come off in Martin Scorsese's bittersweet 1978 film, conceived as the Band's concert farewell on Thanksgiving night at San Francisco's Winterland, like rock 'n' roll updates of Johnny Boy and Charlie from Mean Streets.

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  4. Such a Night at C2G re-creates a magical night of musicRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Fort Wayne News-Sentinel

    WHAT: A core touring band, along with several local musicians performing as guest artists, re-create the group The Band's final concert in "Such a Night - Re-creating the Music of The Last Waltz." COST: $15 per person general admission and $30 for gold circle seats in advance, $20 per person at the door.

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  5. Watch Martin Scorsese Break Down 'The Last Waltz'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | RollingStone

    During a recent chat with Rolling Stone about his new documentary The 50 Year Argument , which chronicles the rise and influence of The New York Review of Books , director Martin Scorsese looked back on one of his most famous docs, the Band's The Last Waltz . In this excerpt, Scorsese discusses the experimental nature of the film, specifically how it functioned as a musical tapestry by presenting the Band's music alongside the various strains of American music - from Mississippi Delta blues to the early pop of the Brill Building - that had influenced them.

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  6. Up ComingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Pordland Mercury

    ... something of a cult following. Case in point: Edhochuli, a Pittsburgh-based quartet that plays the Know tonight. The band's 2013 self-titled album is a sturdy, six-song slab of heavy hardcore, screamo, and math-rock that's as ambitious as it is ...

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  7. Salt City Waltz's third and final year is poised to be its most spectacularRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Post-Standard

    It's been three years since producer Stacey Waterman pulled together a who's-who of local artists for the first Salt City Waltz. The show featured nearly 40 musicians recreating The Band's iconic 1976 concert, The Last Waltz.

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  8. Barbara Bedell: Eric Clapton tribute in weekend festivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Times Herald-Record

    The third annual Sullivan County Blues & Music Festival will be Friday and Saturday at The Sullivan on Rock Hill Drive in Rock Hill.

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  9. Subterranean bluesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | World Magazine

    The voluminous reviews occasioned by the release of Bob Dylan and The Band's The Basement Tapes Complete: The Bootleg Series Vol. 11 have reconfirmed the status of its music as among the most influential in rock 'n' roll.

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  10. This Day in Music: The Last WaltzRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 25 | KDZA-FM Pueblo

    It was this day back in 1976 that The Band decided to call it a day. While sad to see such a spectacular group of musicians hang it up for the last time, they sure went out with a bang.

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  11. The Weight Takes A Load Off At Hartford's InfinityRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 25 | CTNow.com

    Only two original members of the Band are still alive today: guitarist Robbie Robertson and organist Garth Hudson. But after famously calling it quits in 1976, as documented in "The Last Waltz," the group reunited in 1983 without Robertson.

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  12. Happy Anniversary The Last Waltz | Bill Graham FootageRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 25 | JamBase

    One of the greatest rock concerts in history took place at Winterland in San Francisco 38 years ago tonight, when The Band said farewell with a guest- filled performance known as The Last Waltz . The Band and a bevy of their friends and those who inspired them, as well as Neil Diamond, presented a four-hour spectacle put together by impresario Bill Graham.

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  13. 7 Thanksgiving movies you should actually watch this ThanksgivingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 7 | The Oregonian

    ... the horror. Don't worry, a couple of intrepid turkeys have a plan to save turkeykind: Time travel. The rock group The Band's "farewell concert appearance" was on Thanksgiving Day in 1976, with special guests that included Bob Dylan, Joni Mitchell, ...

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  14. Music of the World with Sandy Miranda - November 24, 2014 atRead the original story

    Monday Nov 24 | KPFA-FM Berkeley

    In 1967, Bob Dylan and several members of what would become The Band got together in upstate New York. For months they played and played--and recorded as they went along.

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  15. The Syracuse music scene reprises favorite holiday traditions: This week in Central New York musicRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | The Post-Standard

    ... of local musicians will gather along with Jonah Smith and the Levon Helm Studio Horns to recapture the magic of The Band's memorable 1976 "Last Waltz" concert. The Waltz shines a light on the breadth of local talent in Syracuse by piecing together ...

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  16. The Best Concerts in St. Louis From November 24 to 30Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | River Front Times

    ... now, and Thanksgiving week doesn't disappoint. The Stag Nite All Stars will return this Wednesday to pay tribute to the Band - a fitting concert for Thanksgiving eve (otherwise known as the "drunkest night of the year"). If you're not glued to the ...

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  17. The Evening Blues - Weekend Edition 11-23-14Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 23 | Daily Kos

    ... singer, song writer, and multi-instrumentalist Levon Helm . A former member of Ronnie Hawkins and The Hawks and The Band , Levon enjoyed many years as a solo artist until his death in 2012. RIP Levon. Enjoy! "What is life? It is the flash of a ...

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

    Saturday Nov 22 | 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 ...

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

    Friday Nov 21 | 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 Nugs.net . Tickets are still ...

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

    Friday Nov 21 | 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. ...

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