Robbie Robertson On The Band: 'I Hoped We Would Have A Timeless Quality'The Band has had a profound impact on some of the most relevant bands of today, including Wilco, My Morning Jacket, Ray LaMontagne and a little combo called Mumford & Sons. In fact, Mumford & Sons and Jim James of My Morning Jacket contribute to the liner notes of brand new Band 4 CD/1 DVD box set, Live At The Academy Of Music 1971, produced by Robertson.
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Levon Helm Documentary Hitting Theaters In 2013The Band's Levon Helm is getting his due credit with a documentary of his own, set to screen in theaters nationwide next year.
Bruce? Ringo? Dylan? 6 Potential Guests At Tonight's Love For Levon Helm ConcertTonight, an all-star lineup of music legends will take the stage at New Jersey's Izod Center for the "Love For Levon" concert. The concert, paying tribute to the late drummer/singer Levon Helm from The Band will feature Roger Waters, Joe Walsh and Gregg Allman, among others. The event website also mentions that other "legendary surprise guests" will perform. But who might those guests be?
Garth Hudson, Grace Potter Join Levon Helm Tribute Concert LineupGarth Hudson has just joined the bill for next week's "Love For Levon," the concert paying tribute to his late Band-mate, Levon Helm. Last week, a press release announced that Pink Floyd's Roger Waters would be the last addition to the bill, but today the news came that Hudson, as well as blues-rocker Grace Potter will be joining the bill.
Roger Waters To Show Love For Levon HelmWaters, who just wrapped up a huge three year tour where he performed Pink Floyd's The Wall every night, will be playing in relatively stripped down surroundings. Coincidentally, the one time when Waters performed with Helm was at Waters' one-off performance of The Wall in Germany on July 21, 1990.
Gregg Allman, Joe Walsh, John Mayer To Show 'Love For Levon' Helm With ConcertWhen much-beloved drummer/singer Levon Helm of The Band passed away on April 19, musicians from all genres and generations paid tribute at their concerts, in interviews and on Twitter. But on October 3rd at New Jersey's Izod Center, a number of legends will pay tribute to him at a concert called "Love For Levon."
Bobby Keys Remembers The Band's Levon Helm [VIDEO]It turns out Levon Helm, the singer and drummer of The Band, turned him on to blues harmonica players, which proved to be an important influence on Bobby Keys' sax playing. Watch as Keys discusses Helm's personal significance.